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uOttawa Joins Canada Makes

University of Ottawa

University of Ottawa

Canada Makes is proud to add the University of Ottawa to its list of world-class academic institution that has joined our additive manufacturing network. The Faculty of Engineering at uOttawa is a global leader in innovation and excellence in engineering research and education.

“As a research-intensive university with a reputed Maker Space and a Chair in Entrepreneurial Engineering Design, 3D printing and additive manufacturing are clearly among the top defining research and education areas of the Faculty of Engineering,” said Dr. Michel Nganbe, Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator at the Department of Mechanical Engineering. “As such, the Faculty of Engineering very much appreciates the importance of joining Canada Makes as Canada’s signature network of experts in additive manufacturing for the expansion of this rapidly growing sector.”

“uOttawa expertise, particularly in advanced materials, broadens Canada Makes pool of knowledge to our network,” said Martin Lavoie, CME Director of Innovation. “Bringing uOttawa into Canada Makes helps fulfill our goal of bringing together academic and industrial leaders dedicated to expanding the use of additive manufacturing in Canada.”

About the University of Ottawa
The University of Ottawa: A crossroads of cultures and ideas
The University of Ottawa is home to almost 50,000 students, faculty and staff, who live, work and study in both French and English. Our campus is a crossroads of cultures and disciplines, where bold minds come together to inspire game-changing ideas. We are one of Canada’s top 10 research universities — our professors and researchers explore new approaches to today’s challenges. One of a handful of Canadian universities ranked among the top 200 in the world, we attract exceptional thinkers and welcome diverse perspectives from across the globe. For more information on the University of Ottawa, please visit www.uottawa.ca/.

About Canada Makes
Canada Makes is a network of private, public, academic, and non-profit entities dedicated to promoting the adoption and development of additive manufacturing in Canada. For more information on Canada Makes, please visit www.canadamakes.com