Canadian robotics company Novarc Technologies Inc. has appointed Mahyar Asadi as vice president of innovations.
Novarc says that Asadi’s extensive industrial experience in advanced welding using simulations and machine learning will help Novarc further develop intelligent AI-based systems for robotic welding.
Asadi has a Ph.D. in Computational Weld Mechanics and more than fifteen years of experience in automotive, aircraft, marine, medical devices, energy, oil & gas, and heavy machinery industries. He holds a Professional Engineering Licence, PMP certificate, IWE designation, ASME FFS, Digital Twins, and Machine Learning Certificates. He is also an adjunct professor in the Manufacturing Program at the University of British Columbia, teaching a signature course on “Welding and Joining of Materials.”
Before joining Novarc, Asadi was advanced engineering manager at Applus Canada, providing innovation-based services focusing on cyber-manufacturing using computational modeling, machine learning, digital twins, IIoT, and simulation tools for welding production and welded products, including metal additive manufacturing.
Novarc specializes in the design and commercialization of cobots and AI systems for robotic welding applications