R&I engineering grad lands dream job

Daniela Cortes is a 2018 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technician program and was a Research Assistant – Process Improvement for Research & Innovation’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) for 18 months. She also graduated from NC’s Business – Sales and Marketing program in 2015. Daniela is now a Global Applications & Technical …Continue reading »

Mechanical engineering student pursues path at R&I

Scott Leuty had his first real experience with using design and manufacturing processes when he joined his high school robotics team. His crew had to design and build a remote-controlled robot to complete various tasks in the style of a competitive game. He was hooked. His team entered tournaments in places like Myrtle Beach, S.C., …Continue reading »

R&I project manager joins NC Taskforce

Promoting equity and fighting against injustice and racism has always been one of Amal Driouich’s personal and professional priorities. The research project manager with the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) was recently named to Niagara College’s Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce. The Taskforce is a partnership between NC and the Niagara College Student Administrative Council …Continue reading »

Origin International and WAMIC collaborate to deliver world-leading inspection analysis

Research & Innovation’s leading-edge dimensional metrology equipment has received a performance upgrade thanks to a partnership with a global inspection analysis software leader. Origin International Inc. (OII) and Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) are collaborating to bring additional capabilities to the Centre’s research and technical services repertoire. Ontario-based Origin is the world leader in …Continue reading »

WAMIC team performs 3D dimensional analysis inspections for aerospace firm

Research laboratory technologist Brock Husak on-site at aerospace company Fleet Canada with WAMIC’s FARO Vantage Laser Tracker performing tolerance inspections on an aircraft jig. There is no compromising quality within the aerospace industry. Naturally, every part and assembly demands reliable precision, with no room for error. Local aerospace stalwart Fleet Canada Inc. has major clients …Continue reading »

UPCOMING EVENT: Lead Time: ‘Overcoming Manufacturing Challenges with 3D Printing’ webinar on March 11

Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is hosting “Lead Time” a webinar series focusing on Overcoming Manufacturing Challenges with 3D Printing on Thursday, March 11th at 11 AM. Register for this event here. These days, we are working harder in the midst of continued uncertain times. Niagara College’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre is …Continue reading »