Matthew SheridanAlumnus named Ontario's Young Entrepreneur of the Year

McMaster Engineering alumnus Matthew Sheridan was named Ontario's Young Entrepreneur of the Year at the Ontario Business Achievement Awards gala last night.


Bennett Banting

Alumnus wins award for PhD thesis on masonry

Bennett Banting, a McMaster civil engineering alumnus, has been awarded a top prize in an annual worldwide thesis competition on masonry research.

Rami Saab

An interview with McMaster's Schulich Leaders

McMaster’s Schulich Leaders, the deans of their faculties and the vice-president of the foundation that supports their studies with prestigious four-year scholarships in the STEM disciplines were among those who recently gathered on campus to celebrate the four scholars who have been named McMaster’s Schulich Leaders for 2015.

Greig Mordue

McMaster Engineering expert weighs in on TPP

The Trans Pacific Partnership should not hurt automotive sales, says McMaster University’s new ArcelorMittal Dofasco Chair in Advanced Manufacturing Policy in the Financial Post.

McMaster Engineering

Dean's blog: Why select engineering as a profession?

The five year growth in the demand for various types of engineering graduates can exceed 50%, and the associated growth in salaries can be 10% or more. These beneficial growth rates are expected to continue. For instance, the outlook for job growth in manufacturing durables in Canada has picked up among other engineering disciplines.

McMaster Engineering

ASQ Hamilton Section Awards B.Tech. Students for Design of Experiments Projects

The American Society for Quality challenged three teams of B.Tech. students to present their Design of Experiments (DOE) project to an expert panel on Monday, November 9th, 2015.

Hoda Rezaee Kaviani

PhD student places second at 3MT event

Congratulations to Hoda Rezaee Kaviani, an Electrical & Computer Engineering PhD student under the guidance of Dr. Shahram Shirani, who won 2nd place prize in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition that was held at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing.

McMaster Engineering

Dean's blog: Rigour, content and testing: Will that help drive innovation?

How might we provide the right engineering education? How should we assess it? Should we continue to predominantly use high stakes testing for assessments of student performance? How should we include curricular changes that promote innovation? What is innovation, anyway?

McMaster Engineering

USRA Poster Session highlights world-class undergraduate research

Each year, undergrads from across campus apply for the chance to gain hands-on experience working in a lab, library or external community. The Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) program allows students to experience the graduate school lifestyle before pursuing a Master’s or PhD. For many, it’s the best summer job ever.

McMaster Engineering

Dean's blog: The Martian: MacGyverism and duct tape

If you’ve read The Martian by Andy Weir, or seen Ridley Scott’s movie version of this excellent book, then you know that astronaut Mark Watney must MacGyver his way through many life threatening situations and survive.

McMaster Engineering

Innovation Win for Eng Phys Alumni

Engineering Physics Alumni Erinn van Wynsberghe ('14) won first place at the Innovation Factory's "Innovation Night" on November 10.

McMaster Engineering

Dean highlights importance of experiential learning in Globe & Mail

Engineers of the future will be as multifaceted as the world they work in. The complexity of the problems they will be called upon to solve and the multitude of forces acting upon them – social, political, cultural and environmental to name a few – will require them to be critical thinkers and adroit innovators.

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