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COVID-19: McMaster Engineering takes action

McMaster opens Centre of Excellence to advance personal protective equipment in Canada

June 29, 2020

McMaster opens Centre of Excellence to advance personal protective equipment in Canada

The Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials is a network of engineers, clinicians, manufacturers and companies dedicated to improving personal protective equipment products and supply chains in Canada.

McMaster engineers bringing to market at-home test to detect COVID-19 antibodies and 3D cell printing technology

July 21, 2020

McMaster engineers bringing to market at-home test to detect COVID-19 antibodies and 3D cell printing technology

Since March, a team of researchers have developed and advanced two novel technologies which have applications during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Ishwar Puri and Rakesh Sahu speak about these products in the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast episode.

News

Engineering education for a virtual world

August 6, 2020 /  Department News

Engineering education for a virtual world

Part 1: Here are the stories of three engineering educators at McMaster, who are pioneering new ways to teach and learn from home. Hear from Qiyin Fang, Elizabeth Hassan and Michael Justason from the Faculty of Engineering.

 McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among Canada’s best

August 5, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among Canada’s best

Fourteen academic disciplines at McMaster Engineering are ranked among the best in Canada by ShanghaiRanking, which published the Global Ranking of Academic Subjects this summer.

Get to know McMaster’s 2020 Schulich Leaders

August 5, 2020 /  Department News

Get to know McMaster’s 2020 Schulich Leaders

Meet the 10 incoming students awarded Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarships for science, technology, engineering and math.

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Events

Instructional Skills Workshop 2020

July 14 - 21, 2020

Instructional Skills Workshop 2020

The ISW presents a framework for planning and delivering lessons, and provides a forum for participants to deliver participatory lessons to a small group of peers and reflect on a variety of feedback. Participants will each design and deliver participatory mini-lessons and provide constructive feedback on the lessons of others. Many experienced instructors use this workshop as a place for refining their ideas about education and trying out new approaches for their classes.

Video Filming and Editing Session - Synchronous Teaching using Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) - Part 4 of 4

August 6, 2020, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Video Filming and Editing Session - Synchronous Teaching using Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) - Part 4 of 4

In this session, we, along with Mike Justason, will offer some more advanced tricks and workarounds to creating engaging online synchronous teaching sessions with the use of Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) and lightboard setup. This includes overlaying digital slides on the Lightboard, creating live polls for students to engage with, and other enhancements that you can add to your online teaching sessions.

Live Chat: Big Ideas for a Changing World

August 6, 2020, 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

Live Chat: Big Ideas for a Changing World

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