Gordon Thiessen

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Gordon Thiessen, Dipl.T., B.Ed.
Research Associate, Mechanical
MAKE+ & Product and Process Applied Research Team
Email: Gordon_Thiessen@bcit.ca

Gordon has a Bachelor's degree from the University of Alberta and also is a BCIT graduate of two diploma programs. The first, in Mechanical Engineering Technology, was completed in 1981. The second diploma, in Robotics and Automation, was completed in 1987. The combination of these two diplomas gives Gordon a diverse background in both mechanical and electronic systems.

Gordon has worked as an Automation Technologist in the Telecommunications industry where he automated production processes in the manufacture of printed circuit boards for an international corporation. He has since taught in the Robotics and Automation Technology program at BCIT before transferring to the Technology Centre in 1998. Gordon continues to work closely with faculty and students on a variety of projects.

Some of the projects that Gordon has worked on include:

In his spare time Gordon plays soccer and basketball when not working on his 1965 Cobra replica.

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