Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

About the Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology (FAST) provides a purposeful and nimble post secondary education.

At FAST, we provide practical, hands-on learning opportunities that can be carried from the classroom to the workforce. Our high-intensity and industry-renowned programs equip you with relevant knowledge and real-world problem solving skills.

From computing to engineering, architectural technology to chemistry and skilled trades, as a FAST graduate, you’ll have more opportunities in a rapidly changing world.

  • Programs 35
  • Students 7,000
  • 2013-14 Applied Computing Research projects 20+
  • 2013-14 CAMDT/MEET Research Projects 40+

Faculty Highlights

IMM Pre Apprenticeship 2018

Sheridan’s Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship program provides FREE hands-on training and on-the-job experience to help you secure an apprenticeship as a millwright.

Sheridan Skilled Trades Competition 2018

Demonstrate that you’re the best in your field. Participate in the Sheridan Skilled Trades Competition and win the opportunity to compete at the Skills Ontario Competition.

Wednesday, March 28th
8:15 am – 4:00 pm
STC – Davis campus

For more information, contact your program coordinator

ISSessions Club brings you Capture the Flag

Sign up today for the Information Security Session Club's 2018 Capture the Flag (CTF) contest. CTF is scheduled for April 7th at Trafalgar campus and is open to students of all levels of ability.


Sheridan's Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) with partners Niagara College, McMaster University’s McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) and Mohawk College’s Additive Manufacturing Resource Centre (AMRC), have joined together to create the Southern Ontario Network for Advanced Manufacturing Innovation (SONAMI).

From prototype development to production planning and production automation, SONAMI partners have capabilities in the specializations of Additive Manufacturing, Flexible Manufacturing, High Productivity Manufacturing and Industrial Internet.

Fishackathon 2018

First organized in 2014 to create digital solutions to the sustainability of fisheries, Fishackathon brings together thousands of concerned designers, developers, and subject matter experts for a weekend build of practical tech solutions to endemic problems defined by the world’s most respected fisheries experts.

Teams gathered in 40+ cities around the world from February 10th-11th, 2018 to design, develop and demo for their solutions to distinguished judges. Fishackathon Toronto was held at Toronto City Hall on and included over 150 participants.

Team InFinniFish, led by Sheridan SDNE undergrad Alvin Ramoutar and including Aunan Hamlet, from Sheridan's SDNE program, Gordon Stevens from Centennial, Jonathan Ramnauth from Humber and Steve Sharp, Fanshawe graduate, edged into the runner up position for their team's solution.

Way to go InFinniFish! Congrats on a great showing.

Faculty Administrators

Dr Iain R McNab, Dean
Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Terry Davison, Associate Dean
School of Applied Chemical and Environmental Sciences and School of Architectural Technology

Mardy Frazer, Acting Associate Dean
School of Applied Computing, Davis

Dr Iain R McNab, Acting Associate Dean
School of Applied Computing, Trafalgar

Dr Amjed Majeed, Associate Dean

School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology

Dave Wackerlin, Associate Dean and Campus Principal
School of Skilled Trades and Apprenticeship



Mar 20

The Future of Innovation 2018

View Details

Mar 28

Skilled Trades Competition 2018

View Details

Mar 29

2018 Linamar women in trades presentation

View Details

Our Faculty

Our faculty have deep industry expertise, inspiring information and a strong drive to give you a great undergraduate education.

Explore our Programs

Applied Computing

Read more

Architectural Technology

Read more

Chemical and Environmental Sciences

Read more


Read more

Skilled Trades

Read more

Technology Fundamentals

View program details