Marcus Riganelli is the Research Lead, Mechanical Engineering Technology for the Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre. In addition to his role at WAMIC, Marcus is the Owner/Mechanical Engineer at Riganelli Design Inc., operating since 2019.
In his role as Research Lead, Mechanical Engineering Technology with WAMIC, he helps companies develop new electro-mechanical products leading his research teams through ideation, design, prototype development and testing.
His previous work experience includes roles at L3Harris Wescam, THK Rhythm Automotive Canada, and Girotti Machine, all with a focus as a mechanical engineer.
Marcus is a founding member and senior vice-president for the McMaster Design League. In this role from 2017-2019, he developed coursework and led weekly workshops teaching CAD and design. He led a team of 8 junior members to teach additional topics and organized a yearly Hackathon-style design competition.
Marcus is a graduate of McMaster University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering & Management (Co-op).