Time to transform manufacturing

What is the purpose of higher education? What makes an engineering degree unique? During the 31st annual J.W. Hodgins Memorial Lecture on Tuesday, March 10, Peter Kilpatrick of the University of Notre Dame will explore these issues and provide an overview of the history of higher education from its liberal arts roots in late antiquity through to the emphasis on specialized degrees today.


Upcoming Events

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Dr. J. Paul Santerre
(PhD '90 Chemical Engineering) Professor, Faculty of Dentistry and Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

"A Perspective on University Derived Innovation and Entrepreneurship"

Tuesday, March 9, 2015
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Jamal Deen

Time to transform manufacturing

"The only way to improve productivity is through continuous technological innovation." - Ishwar K. Puri

Jamal Deen

McMaster University engineering professor elected to European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Jamal Deen,​a professor and the Canada Research Chair in Information Technology in the Faculty of Engineering, has been elected as a member of the esteemed European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA).

The MacEngineer

Building tunnels takes expertise and hard work: experts

It’s not so easy to build a tunnel like the one discovered at York University near the Pan Am Games site, experts say.

The MacEngineer

Three engineering students who want to be the next big entrepreneur

It’s Dragon’s Den for Canadian university students. Thirty-eight aspiring young entrepreneurs, including three McMaster University engineering students, will spend the next seven months building a business from the ground up with the goal of getting cash from investors by the end of this summer.

The MacEngineer

Read the latest issue of the MacEngineer

The MacEngineer is published twice annually by the Faculty of Engineering for its alumni.

Sherry Qureshy

App packages social media fun with privacy

There's a new kid on the social media block. This innovative mobile startup enables users to anonymously connect with people nearby in a real-time environment. Users can define the geographic area where their posted messages will be visible, as well as set time-sensitive parameters that ensure those messages expire once the defined time limit runs out. Go ahead and check out ShoutzApp (

Strategic partnerships address industry challenges

A new McMaster University engineering building designed to foster hands-on learning and nurture big ideas is on track for a fall 2016 completion date.

Bachelor of Technology Degree Completion Program Open House - Feb. 21

Tour the Engineering Technology Building and hear from faculty, staff, students and alumni.

2015 "M-Factor" Competition

The School of Engineering Technology hosted the first ever “M-Factor Competition” designed to test the business and management skills of students within the faculty of Engineering through various group and individual tasks. 

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