Where Are They Now?


Innovation in Action

Through applied research activities, NC’s Research & Innovation division is preparing the workforce with the right know-how by providing an array of researcher expertise, supported by leading-edge facilities, technology and equipment.

See how graduates and R&I alumni are applying their skills and knowledge in the real world:

 

 

Ijeoma Eze is a 2019 graduate of Niagara College’s Bachelor of Business Administration (International Commerce and Global Development) program and was a research assistant with the Business & Commercialization Solutions team from January 2018 to March 2019.
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Anusha Qureshi is a 2020 graduate of Niagara College’s Mechanical Engineering Technology program and was a mechanical research assistant for Research & Innovation’s Walker Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Centre (WAMIC) for eight months in 2018.
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Michael Gall is a 2019 graduate of Niagara College’s Computer Programmer/Analyst (Co-op) program. He spent a year with the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre, with Research & Innovation, first as a research assistant and then a research associate.
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Jennie Vallangca is a 2020 graduate of Niagara College’s Culinary Innovation and Food Technology program and spent four months as a research assistant with the Canadian Food & Wine Institute Innovation Centre at Research & Innovation
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Shubham Kumar, a graduate of the Computer Systems Technician program in 2018, worked in the Agriculture & Environmental Technologies Innovation Centre (AETIC) at Research & Innovation for three years, first as a research assistant, then as a research associate, and finally, as a senior research associate, until March 2020.
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Nathan Knapp-Blezius is a 2019 graduate of Niagara College’s Culinary Innovation & Food Technology program, and served as both a research assistant (2017-19) and a research associate (2019-20) in the Canadian Food & Wine Institute (CFWI) Innovation Centre, with the Research & Innovation division.
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Where Are They Now? was last modified: November 24th, 2020 by cms007ad

R&I ALUMNI

 

“[R&I] gave me the foundation of how to deal with real challenges in the real workforce, as well as provided networking opportunities within the food industry.”

– BEATRIX CSEMER,
2015 Culinary Innovation & Food Technology Program

 


 

“The transition of going from being a student to an employee is easier if you develop good communication skills and interpersonal skills early on…”

– JASON van de LAAR,
2012 Mechanical Engineering Technology program

 


 

“It’s important to try to expose yourself to as many new situations as possible, especially when just starting out. Take on tasks that you may not be familiar with and challenge yourself every day…”

– SPENCER DION,
2015 Culinary Innovation & Food Technology program

 

 

 

Calling all Research & Innovation Alumni!

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We want to hear from you!
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SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE

Through applied research activities, Niagara College’s Research & Innovation division is equipping the workforce with today’s needed skill sets by providing an array of researcher expertise, supported by leading-edge facilities, technology and equipment. The division works with SMEs who wish to accelerate their technology adoption, develop prototypes, evaluate new technologies, and develop or improve new products and processes.