WIMTACH Student Profile: Eduardo Santana

Eduardo Santana is the newest success story to come out of WIMTACH, having spent a year and four months with the WIMTACH and taking part in the development of two projects. Eduardo was a Software Engineering Technology student in the School of Engineering Technology and Applied Science at Centennial College. He started working for WIMTACH […] Read more

WIMTACH Hackathons Provide Valuable Industry Experience for Centennial College Students and Innovative Ideas for Industry Partners.

Hackathons are one of the key ways WIMTACH provides students with experiential learning opportunities. These hackathons are also a way to offer innovative technological solutions for clients and industry partners. Many of the students who have participated in WIMTACH hackathons are now members of the WIMTACH team. This happened recently with a virtual hackathon with […] Read more

Adjusting to Angular: The Xello Collaboration

WIMTACH works closely with student researchers to provide them with experiential learning opportunities to put toward their future careers. With each WIMTACH collaboration, Centennial College students get a chance to apply the knowledge they have gained in their programs to a real-life project. They are also able to develop new abilities to enhance their skillset […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Maanas Arora

Structure, communication and collaboration are critical elements for any successful research project. Students working at WIMTACH have the opportunity to develop these skills while gaining experiential learning by working closely with clients and industry partners. Maanas Arora is one such student. Maanas was working at WIMTACH while studying at Centennial College in the Software Engineering […] Read more

WIMTACH Hosts First-Ever Virtual Hackathon in collaboration with Agincourt Business Services

For many small and medium-sized businesses, one of the biggest challenges throughout this ongoing pandemic has been accessing resources and services. At WIMTACH, we continue to adapt our services to virtual platforms to move forward with applied research projects, online training and other business development opportunities to best assist our clients and industry partners. One […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Rithesh D’Cruz

Working with new industry technology and meeting with large-scale clients is one element in which students at WIMTACH gain experiential learning. Students have the opportunity to work on projects for high-profile clients across the GTA to hone their skills for their future careers, and Rithesh D’Cruz did just that. Rithesh D’Cruz has been working at […] Read more

WIMTACH Student Profile: Archana Chandra Kumar

Providing Centennial College students with experiential learning opportunities is one of the core pillars of WIMTACH’s operations. WIMTACH provides paid working opportunities in applied research projects with Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). This work experience may lead to students finding employment with other development companies, which occurred with student researcher Archana Chandra Kumar. Archana is […] Read more

How an applied research project with a long-time WIMTACH collaborator helped students learn valuable skills for their future.

A group photo of the team during the last meeting with Interdev representatives. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to surge, healthcare innovation has become a global priority. The healthcare landscape has been rapidly evolving across Canada over the past year, mainly due to the pandemic. People are looking for new ways to optimize their healthcare […] Read more

#WIMTACHatHome: Akshay Kumar

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, WIMTACH has continued its efforts to support its Student Researchers to gain experiential learning, job opportunities, employable skills and industry knowledge of digital health sectors. This series will highlight how students and faculty who work with WIMTACH are managing the ongoing changes to their daily lives. Teamwork is the cornerstone of […] Read more

How one hackathon with WIMTACH sparked an applied research project for Interdev

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, correspondence has continued between WIMTACH and its industry partners. Trainings, technical consultation and applied research projects have taken on new forms and processes to continue the progress that has been made so far. Collaboration has been at the centre of these efforts. It strengthens the network of digital health companies across […] Read more