Jacob Woods is a Research Associate at the Nova Scotia Community College.  Jacob is skilled in energy system analysis with experience in renewable power, energy storage and holds an Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology diploma from NSCC.

Jacob collaboratively engages with students and faculty annually at NSCC’s open house and tech showcase to highlight the work done by Applied Research. He enjoys working with the diverse population of NSCC students and watching them face challenges head on while pursuing new opportunities.

Originally from New Glasgow, participating in swim lessons and playing basketball at the YMCA was an important part of his childhood.  Jacob is passionate about the community and is a strong supporter of equity and inclusion. As a person with a physical disability his commitment to para sports continues to inform the lived experience he brings to the YMCA’s initiatives of promoting the benefits of sports and physical activity for physical and mental health.