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Finding fault key to engineering professor's success

Saeid Reza Habibi and his McMaster University team have devoted much of their time in recent years to looking at ways to improve the lifespan, reliability and development cost of electric cars and hybrids.

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Vanessa Raponi Co-op programs benefit students and employers

For third year Materials Engineering & Management student Vanessa Raponi, co-op was a way to deepen her understanding of the range of career choices available to her as an engineer.

Bob Pelton

Why McMaster University gave all its female academics a pay rise

When his university found evidence of a gender pay gap, it knew what was the right thing to do - and it did it, says David Wilkinson.

Bob Pelton

Spec Op-Ed: Made-in-Canada health solutions

Sometimes a crisis can generate a great idea. Just over a decade ago, Canadians were stunned by the SARS outbreak. Watching that huge impact, a group of scientists at McMaster and elsewhere came together to find tools to fend off the next infectious disease crisis. Thus the Sentinel Bioactive Paper Group was born.

Ishwar Puri, Trueman Goba, Kurt Strobele

Awards gala honours faculty, staff and engineering entrepreneurs

University, corporate and community leaders gathered recently to recognize engineering entrepreneurs and McMaster Engineering faculty, staff and students during the annual Applause and Accolades Awards Gala on Thursday, May 7.

Terry Fallis

Terry Fallis on his engineering-based approach to writing novels

Canadian author Terry Fallis was recently recognized with the Leacock Medal for Humour for his latest book, No Relation. The celebrated novelist of such works as The Best Laid Plans, for which he also earned a Leacock Medal, took some time in early May to answer questions from his alma mater, McMaster University. Fallis earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McMaster in 1983. In this interview, Fallis talks about No Relation, his engineering­inspired approach to writing and his love of hovercrafts. 

Jim Cotton

Energy pizza project wows OCE showcase

Dr. James Cotton, a mechanical engineering professor, has led a team of student researchers on a project designed to reduce wasted heat and energy loss from pizza ovens during the cooking process.

McMaster looks to expand, explore advanced manufacturing partnerships in Italy, UK

Senior leaders from McMaster were recently in Europe on a trip aimed at expanding existing research relationships and exploring new ones.

Rotimi Fadiya

Engineering student Rotimi Fadiya named a Scotiabank Scholar

Rotimi Fadiya says it was easy to choose McMaster as the university where he would study engineering.

Three McMaster engineering professors, three awards

Three McMaster Engineering professors are being recognized with prestigious university awards. Jamal Deen and Shiping Zhu are receiving McMaster's premier honour: Distinguished University professor. Todd Hoare is being recognized with a University Scholarship prize.

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