Wayne Schaefer, P.Eng.
Professor - Industrial Automation
Niagara College of Applied Arts
Wayne Schaefer is an Electrical Controls Engineer with 35 years of experience in programming and troubleshooting a wide variety of PLC, CNC, and robotic systems utilized in machining, casting, assembly, and testing equipment. He possesses a strong aptitude in electronics, power systems, mechanical apparatus, and manufacturing processes. His career with General Motors provided exposure to industries around the world culminating in a four year assignment as the Lead Controls Engineer in Thailand, building a new diesel engine plant. Wayne is now a full time Professor at Niagara College where he developed and is now teaching courses in Robotics, AutoCAD, PLC systems, and Project Management