Dr. Peter Wawrow

Director Research and Innovation
Dr. Peter Wawrow currently holds the position of Director of Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at St. Clair College. He is responsible for successfully establishing and managing a research program at the College, by engaging local industry to work with St. Clair College researchers and students through publicly funded research projects. These grants have allowed a closer engagement between the College, industry, and the community, resulting in elevated student learning experiences and improving the economic development and innovation of local industry and organizations. Prior to this role, Dr. Wawrow developed and launched a new Biomedical Engineering Technology program at St. Clair College, after which he became the program coordinator and professor of the program. He has worked in various manufacturing environments, particularly automotive, by applying ergonomics principles to the plant floor and product design. Dr. Wawrow received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Wayne State University.