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 Student Profile: Faiyazahmad Ansari

Faiyazahmad Ansari joined WIMTACH and the FabrIc-Based REsearch (FIBRE) program as an Electronics Student Researcher in August 2023 and it offered him his first technical job in Canada. With foundational skills as a student in the Electronics Engineering Technology program at Centennial College, he has been able to implement his passion for Printed circuit board […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Nabila Patel

Nabila Patel is in her last semester of the Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering program at Centennial College and she is excited to graduate. After joining WIMTACH in October 2023 as a Student Researcher, she has been able to gain hands-on experience with electronic projects and she is eager to apply this knowledge after graduation. […] Read more

WIMTACH partners with Quince Flowers on the enhancement of an E-commerce website

Quince Flowers is one example of a retail business that has benefitted from a partnership with WIMTACH-CEDA. In 1997, owner Rosie Jeffares-Levitt started her floral business out of her kitchen. Then she established a brick-and-mortar boutique within a well-known furniture store. Next came new shared retail ventures and a flagship store of her own. Now […] Read more

Mar, 22, 2024



WIMTACH Student Profile: Emre Yurderi

Emre Yurderi is big on challenging himself. Although he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Statistics and a Master’s Degree in Big Data Analytics, he is still hungry for an opportunity to expand his knowledge in the Data Science field. As a result, in January 2023, he enrolled in the Artificial Intelligence program at Centennial College […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Prasan Bagga

After a few of his friends shared details about their work on projects for WIMTACH, Prasan Bagga knew he had to join the program. So shortly afterwards, he started monitoring the WIMTACH LinkedIn profile for student opportunities, eager for his co-op term in his Electronic Engineering Technology program to begin so that he could apply […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Juan Munoz Rivera

Just an hour before Juan Munoz Rivera’s scheduled remote interview for a WIMTACH student Android developer role, his WIFI adapter stopped working. Without a bike of his own, he ran three kilometers to the nearest Best Buy to purchase a new adapter and ran back home in time for his interview with just five minutes […] Read more

WIMTACH partners with AAVAA to enhance smart assistive glasses

WIMTACH and AAVAA, partnered to develop e-textile-based sensors for assistive smart glasses which is able to detect actions like eye movement, blinking, and other facial gestures. The device supports users with high levels of disabilities to communicate with other assistive devices through a signaling system which is captured from nose pads and temple tips. Founder […] Read more

Dec, 15, 2023



WIMTACH Student Profile: Mandeep Kaur

Mandeep Kaur is sure that without her internship at WIMTACH she would not have been able to get her current job. “I didn’t have any other job experience, it was just WIMTACH which helped me to gain that experience,” she said. “And then I was able to apply further.” Mandeep’s entry into professional development began […] 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

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