Report: WIMTACH’s COVID-Response

Despite the new and rapid change the COVID-19 pandemic has brought, WIMTACH continues to adapt and make efforts to move forward with its applied research projects, online trainings and other business and professional development opportunities. This report outlines the work WIMTACH has done to support and strengthen its network of collaborators, partners and associates in […] Read more


WIMTACH, the Social Innovation Research Center, and the Scarborough Food Network host a successful hackathon event

WIMTACH, the Social Innovation Research Center, and the Scarborough Food Network, a Scarborough-based not-for-profit organization, collaborated on a two-day hackathon on November 7th and November 8th. The partnership enabled students to rise to the challenge of developing a web and mobile application to integrate different functionalities and features to support various food banks and community […] Read more

Dec, 01, 2023



WIMTACH Student Profile: Fu Liang

When Fu Liang learned about an ongoing applied research project collaboration with Emote AI, he jumped at an internship opening. “It is a very good opportunity for me to really gain some industry experience and I want to develop my interpersonal skills and also some industry exposure,” he said. Centered on the development of a […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Othman Alhendi

A recent graduate of Centennial College’s Internet of Things (IoT) program, Othman Alhendi explained that joining WIMTACH was a natural progression for him as he tried to expand his understanding of his field. Armed with an educational background in Electrical Engineering and with professional working experience from his previous role as a Data Engineer, he […] Read more

WIMTACH receives $4.5M in MITACS funding

WIMTACH and the Centre for Explainable Data Analytics (CEDA) are proud to announce a recent award of $4.5 million in funding from MITACS’ Umbrella program for a student internship called “Internships for Data-Driven Innovation Acceleration” (IDIA). With this funding, the WIMTACH and CEDA research team will be able to provide 300 applied research and experiential […] Read more

Oct, 18, 2023



WIMTACH Student Profile: Indrajith Ram Loganathan

A student in the Artificial Intelligence program at Centennial College, Indrajith Ram Loganathan joined WIMTACH after deciding to gain hands on training for a long-term career in the Canadian technology industry. With years of experience in Automation Testing, Indrajith resolved to shift towards Artificial Intelligence when he learned that the industry was increasingly becoming popular. […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Elozino Akiri

Elozino Akiri’s first introduction to Project Management was through her role as a Process Engineer for a company in Nigeria. She had the opportunity to shadow a project manager mentor in his role, and she was in awe of his ability to coordinate all the moving parts of a project. After observing his role, she […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Travis Keeler

Travis Keeler found that WIMTACH was greater than his expectations. From joining the program as an Electronic Student Researcher, he’s expanded his imagination of what was possible for his future. With this new awareness, has come his ambition for a research and development role, something like what he is doing now at WIMTACH. “I didn’t […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Evan Feng

Before Evan Feng joined Centennial College, he was working as a Software Engineer in Hong Kong, and although he was thriving, he found the job boring and lacking in the sort of challenge he craved. This prompted him to explore a new field and since Artificial Intelligence was expected to be a big industry in […] Read more

WIMTACH partners with Marion Surgical

Originally from a filmmaking background, when Ben Sainsbury purchased his first Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset, he was fascinated by the expansive potential of the immersive experience of this technology and motivated to explore this world further. As a result, he decided to pursue a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Ontario Tech University. His […] Read more

Aug, 11, 2023



WIMTACH develops a novel Garden Timer to make gardening easier

A retired engineer, for Shah Nawaz Husain, gardening and tending to his rose garden was not just a hobby, but a passion. After years of meticulously nurturing his garden, he developed systems to prevent issues encountered from over watering his plants, and his communication with other gardeners helped him to understand that this was a […] Read more

Aug, 04, 2023



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