Gideon Avigad, PhD
Gideon Avigad joined the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in 2014 as Research Program Leader, Robotics & Automation and was appointed to Research Director, Robotics & Automation in 2017. He leads Vineland’s Robotics & Automation team and plays a central role in developing new technologies for Ontario growers.
Prior to joining Vineland, Gideon taught at the Braude College of Engineering in Israel and was adjunct professor at Western University in London, Ontario.
Gideon holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University in Israel.