EWI Hires Engineer to Support Flexible Manufacturing Focus Area
Buffalo, NY – EWI is pleased to announce that it has hired Seungkook Jun, Ph.D. as an Applications Engineer for Buffalo Manufacturing Works. Buffalo Manufacturing Works, a world-class center for advanced manufacturing, is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion initiative.
Seungkook joins EWI with six years of academic research experience working in biomechanics and robotics and eight years of experience as a mechanical engineer with international information technology companies. He will be supporting automation and mechatronics development at Buffalo Manufacturing Works specifically in the flexible automation focus area. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University at Buffalo.
“Seungkook brings a wealth of knowledge in innovation and problem-solving expertise in robotics and automation that will be a huge asset to our manufacturing clients,” said Michael Ulbrich, president of Buffalo Manufacturing Works. “Taking research and applying it to the production floor is a key element of our partnership with the University at Buffalo and having Seungkook on our team supports that important process.”
Buffalo Manufacturing Works is currently working with numerous manufacturers in Western New York and opened its new facility at 847 Main Street in April 2015. For career information and job openings at Buffalo Manufacturing Works, visit the EWI careers page.
EWI is the leading engineering and technology organization in North America dedicated to developing, testing, and implementing advanced manufacturing technologies for industry. Since 1984, EWI has offered applied research, manufacturing support, and strategic services to leaders in the aerospace, automotive, consumer electronic, medical, energy, government and defense, and heavy manufacturing sectors. By matching our expertise to the needs of forward-thinking manufacturers, our technology team serves as a valuable extension of our clients’ innovation and R&D teams to provide premium, game-changing solutions that deliver a competitive advantage in the global marketplace. To learn more, visit www.ewi.org, email [email protected], or call 614.688.5000.
About Buffalo Manufacturing Works
Buffalo Manufacturing Works is a one-of-a-kind resource center for advanced manufacturing. This groundbreaking collaboration between leading industry, research and academic partners provides manufacturers with the tools they need to grow, improve their bottom line and compete all while stimulating economic development throughout the Buffalo Niagara Region. The program is supported by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Buffalo Billion Economic Development Plan. For more information, visit www.buffalomanufacturingworks.com.
About the Buffalo Billion
With Governor Cuomo’s commitment to invest $1 billion in the Buffalo area economy, which is designed to spur significantly greater private investment and create thousands of new, sustainable jobs, New York State is helping the Buffalo area to realize immediate economic growth to put “generation now” back to work while setting the foundation for sustainable economic opportunity for future generations. The Western New York Regional Economic Development Council – a top economic development plan award winner – will play a key role in how the funding is used to support the expansion of local companies and how to target the attraction of new businesses across the country and around the globe to come to Buffalo. To learn more about the Buffalo Billion, visit www.buffalobillion.ny.gov.