Research & Innovation

Victoria Townsend


Ph.D., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, University of Windsor
University Teaching Certificate, University of Windsor
MASc Industrial Engineering, University of Windsor

Bio & Academic Background

Victoria is an industrial engineer with 10+ years of experience leading projects on manufacturing innovation in private, not-for-profit, and academic sectors. She works with stakeholders to co-develop innovations through creative problem solving, collaborating and leveraging advanced manufacturing technologies such as 3D printing. Victoria has worked as a manufacturing engineer at 3M facilitating continuous improvement; as a manager at the Society of Manufacturing Engineers mobilizing manufacturing know-how; and as an instructor at the University of Windsor teaching business and engineering practices. As a research engineer and project manager at BTAC, Victoria enjoys working with industrial partners to design new products, develop new tools and advance their manufacturing operations while suppporting student learning.

Research Areas

Advanced Manufacturing

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