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More than 20 McMaster Engineering researchers awarded NSERC grants

The awards from NSERC's Discovery program will impact every one of the University's six Faculties, and in Science and Engineering, researchers from every department have received individual awards that range from grants for much needed equipment, to an infusion of funding for ongoing, 5-year research programs.


Lotfi Belkhir and Luca Landoli

McMaster’s W Booth School wins International Entrepreneurship Award

McMaster University’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice has been recognized with a prestigious international award for its graduate entrepreneurship program.

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Waste from paper-making could create a stronger sunscreen

Chemical engineer Shiping Zhu and colleagues have found that lignin – a material found in the support tissues of vascular plants – can help sunscreen prevent ultraviolet rays from damaging the skin.

Colin McDonald, McMaster Engineering

New Engineering 1 director appointed

Colin McDonald has been appointed as Director, Engineering 1 for a five-year period commencing July 1, 2016. He is a creative and highly regarded teacher who has been committed to teaching within the Engineering 1 program for the past three years.

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FIRST Robotics coming to McMaster University

McMaster University will be hosting one of Canada’s premier science, technology and engineering competitions for high school-aged students. More than 1,000 students, volunteers, parents and sponsors are expected to come to campus for a FIRST Robotics Canada District Competition from April 7 to 9, 2017.

Jonathon Tonietto and Michael Popovich

Meet our 2016 Faculty of Engineering Valedictorians

Self-described Good Vibes Ambassador Jonathon Tonietto (aka Jon Toni) is the morning valedictorian.

“If everybody on their team accepts their role, performs within themselves and works hard, the results can be incredible,” says Michael Popovich, valedictorian at the afternoon convocation.

Cindy Nelles

Star athlete balanced books with competitive sports during time at Mac

When choosing a university, Cindy Nelles sought a place that balanced her inner academic nerd with her outer competitive athleticism. “I wanted to maintain both sides of who I was and that [university] was McMaster,” said Nelles, a Civil Engineering graduand. 

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Dean's blog: “Who cares?” Basis of innovation

A nascent idea isn’t yet an invention.  A new invention might never become a product. An imagined product may never see light as a solution. To transform an idea into an innovation, begin by asking, “Who cares?”

Joe McDermid

New interim Associate Dean (Academic)

Joe McDermid, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, will serve as Acting Associate Dean of Engineering, Academic, starting July 1st. 

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Faculty of Engineering Represented at This Year’s President’s Awards

McMaster University’s annual President’s Awards for Outstanding Service recognize and celebrate exceptional employees and teams who surpass expectations and, through their extra efforts, have made an outstanding contribution to the mission of the University.

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McMaster Rocks EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition

A team from McMaster University travelled to Yuma, Arizona and San Diego, California to compete in the Year 2 EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition from May 15 to May 26.

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