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Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

April 8, 2020 /  Department News

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

Amanda Tomkins and her sister Kayla, a nursing student, used their time at home to design a mask that could potentially be used in place of an N95 respirator. Now, their design is nearing production.

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for critical equipment for frontline workers. In the third part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at ventilators.

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

April 2, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers. In the second part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at face shields.

The Forge Student Startup Competition awards 9 McMaster Engineering startups

April 1, 2020 /  Department News

The Forge Student Startup Competition awards 9 McMaster Engineering startups

On March 30, winners of the annual Forge Student Startup Competition were announced. Of the 12 finalists, 9 McMaster Engineering startups received prizes, 4 took home top prizes.

Meet the 2019 co-op students of the year and future leaders

March 31, 2020 /  Department News

Meet the 2019 co-op students of the year and future leaders

McMaster Engineering students Areeba Aziz and Mitchell Wong have been recognized for making an exceptional contribution to co-operative education. 

Students leverage big data to track the spread of COVID-19

March 30, 2020 /  Department News

Students leverage big data to track the spread of COVID-19

Maanav Dalal, a second year software engineering student at McMaster, is part of a team of more than 25 students who are working on FLATTEN.ca, a free online platform that helps to track the spread of COVID-19.

Celebrating McMaster Engineering's Class of 2020 through video messages from our faculty and industry

March 27, 2020 /  Department News

Celebrating McMaster Engineering's Class of 2020 through video messages from our faculty and industry

While this year's Kipling Ceremony is postponed until further notice, we still wanted to take a moment to celebrate our graduating class.

McMaster engineers pivot 3D cell printing technology to help COVID-19 research

March 23, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster engineers pivot 3D cell printing technology to help COVID-19 research

Joining the global mission to find treatments for people with COVID-19, McMaster engineers hope to use their novel technology to help other researchers with disease modelling and drug screening.

McMaster Engineers to provide health care workers with critical gear

March 21, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineers to provide health care workers with critical gear

McMaster Engineers are offering help to combat COVID-19 by building ventilator prototypes and creating masks and other necessary protective gear for frontline health care workers.

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