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Dean's blog: Understanding

Cultural differences are merely challenges that can be overcome.  If we are willing to understand our differences, we become empowered to finds ways to overcome our differences. Outcomes are no longer problematic.


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Inside the Lab: Purifying water with chemical engineering innovation

Fresh water scarcity and safety is an ongoing global challenge. Mohamad Amin Halali, PhD candidate, Chemical Engineering and his colleagues in The de Lannoy Lab are rising to this challenge by using membranes to filter contaminants from drinking water.

McMaster Engineering

Student breaks stereotype of women in STEM

Materials Science and Engineering undergraduate student Katherine Jarzecki says competing in the Miss Universe pageant offers her the opportunity to talk about the importance of attracting more women into science, engineering, technology and math fields.

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W Booth School Remembers Justin Policarpio

On Monday, September 25, the flags are at half-mast in memory of Justin Ronald Policarpio (1986-2017).

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McMaster Engineering graduate students gather for annual conference

The third annual McMaster Engineering Technology, Research & Innovation Conference (METRIC) brought together graduate students from across the faculty to engage, share ideas, and collaborate.

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New health technology from McMaster Engineering grads jumps to next round of James Dyson Award

The sKan, a cancer detection device developed by four recent graduates of the Electrical and Biomedical Engineering program at McMaster, has been selected as a national runner up for the James Dyson Award.

McMaster Engineering

Dean's blog: Knowing and understanding our world

Annually, only 25,000 or so Canadian students, or roughly 3 percent of the entire undergraduate population, have an experience at a foreign university. Hence, over the course of a degree about eleven percent of students cumulatively undertake an international mobility experience, such as an exchange, internship, co-op placement or volunteer opportunity.

Dan Centea

McMaster earns gold standard for integrating industry software into engineering curriculum

McMaster University was recently recognized for integrating industry software and skills into engineer­ing curriculum with a PACE Gold Certification award.

McMaster Engineering

Students solve transportation challenges and develop professional skills through MacChangers

MacChangers, a joint venture of the Faculty of Engineering and the MacPherson Institute, supports interdisciplinary teams of students as they develop research projects and propose innovative solutions to issues that impact society both locally and globally.

McMaster Engineering

Canada 150: Celebrating our alumni - Part 3

This year, Canada marks 150 years as a nation. To celebrate the sesquicentennial, McMaster University's Faculty of Engineering is recognizing the great achievements of our alumni and the role they've played in shaping Canada and the world.

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Top students drawn to new combined program in health sciences and engineering

A new program beginning this September at McMaster that combines engineering and health sciences has attracted many of the best and brightest minds.

McMaster Engineering

Dean's blog: Hold on ...

Perhaps reflecting the awareness that we must persevere in order to thrive, the most common Billboard Hot 100 song title is “Hold On”. When we learn from our experiences, we better understand ourselves and our world. 

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