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Sheridan expert to share insights on 3D printing with Girl Geeks Toronto

October 17, 2013

Dr. Farzad Rayegani to speak at event on October 21

For Immediate Release: October 17, 2013
Brampton, Ontario

Dr. Farzad Rayegani, Associate Dean of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Technology at Sheridan, will provide his insights on 3D printing’s impact on industry, and how it will impact our lives in the future, at a meeting of Girl Geeks Toronto on October 21.

The title of the session is “From Hype to Health: How 3D Printing is Shaping the Future”, and will also feature Dr. Rita Kandel, Chief of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. The event runs from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at OANDA, 370 King Street West in Toronto.

Dr. Rayegani has been a professor at Sheridan since 2004, and more recently was appointed Associate Dean. He has led the development of an applied research program involving students, graduates and faculty mentors to address issues of product development, process automation, systems integration and manufacturing management. Sheridan College houses the most sophisticated 3D Production System on the market, positioning its Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) to better help Canadian manufacturers achieve and maintain competitiveness, while training the next generation of manufacturing professionals.

Girl Geeks Toronto is a nonprofit network run by a committee of volunteer organizers. Each month Girl Geeks Toronto hosts themed talks, with speakers addressing a different aspect of the theme at each event. Visit http://girlgeekstoronto.com/ to learn more.

About Sheridan:

Sheridan College is one of Canada’s leading postsecondary institutions, offering over 100 diploma, certificate, and bachelor degree programs in an environment that fosters innovation and creativity. Its Faculty of Applied Science and Technology offers specialized education in nearly 30 programs, including computer science, skilled trades, and the engineering sciences. Students working on projects through its Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies are well prepared to enter the workforce as engineering designers, product developers, architectural model builders, and makers of models for props and special effects.

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