Brian Gernon, P.Eng. currently holds the position of Program Manager, Research and Innovation at St. Clair College. Brian's role at St. Clair College is to manage the Automobility portfolio of projects. Brian supports St. Clair College in increasing industry-relevant student learning opportunities, advanced classroom and research capacities, and regional economic growth. Brian’s education experience spans 30+ years with 2 Mechanical Engineering degrees from the University of Waterloo and 30+ years as a licensed engineer with Professional Engineers Ontario. Brian’s work experience includes process management, systems integration and application development. Most recently Brian was the Lead Researcher for the Digital Twin research at St. Clair College.