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Joaquin received his BSc and MSc degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Zulia, in Maracaibo, Venezuela. He holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from McMaster University.
Prior to joining Sheridan in 2015, Joaquin worked as a Senior Consulting Engineer at Hatch Ltd. His industrial experience revolves around energy projects and encompasses wind, solar, hydroelectric and thermal systems, as well as energy management. In both industrial and research environments, he has had experience in flow-induced vibrations, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), oil and gas applications, modelling of sound generation and propagation, and aerodynamics. Joaquin was responsible for developing the Hybrid Power business initiative within Hatch, which entails the integration of renewable power options into remote mining and industrial projects.
As well as his role at Sheridan, Joaquin is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto and a Visiting Professor at the University of Guelph. He is registered as a Professional Engineer in Ontario (P.Eng.) and has been a member of ASME since 1997.