Nigel Halsted, Dipl.T., BTech, MBA
Research Associate, Robotics & Automation (Health Technology)
MAKE+ and Product and Process Applied Research Team
Nigel's educational background includes: Biology, Biochemistry, Technology Management and Robotics. He also holds MBA degrees from Queens and Cornell Universities.
Since joining The Technology Centre in 1997, Nigel has been engaged in the development of numerous health related applied research and prototype development projects. By having deep product development knowledge and a pragmatic perspective on venture development, he brings a holistic approach to solving client’s strategic, business and technical problems. Nigel is also deeply involved in the development and management of the Health Technology Research Group’s Quality management system that is certified to ISO 9001 and 13485 standards. He also teaches and mentors students in the BCIT Prosthetic and Orthotics program.
Areas of expertise
- Project Management
- Quality Management Systems
- Medical Device and Product Development: Design Requirements, Concept Development, Detailed Design, Fabrication, Verification and Validation
- Business Administration, Strategy, Venture Development
- Robotics and Automation
- Technology Management
Nigel enjoys the creative and diverse atmosphere at The Technology Centre. "Every day is new and exciting here because you never know what kind of great ideas are going to present themselves. The Technology Centre allows me to use my training and experience to really make a difference in people's lives."
When not at work, Nigel enjoys cycling, kayaking, hiking and cross-country skiing.