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Sustainable and properly planned infrastructure improves our transportation networks, roads, community buildings, water and waste water supplies and access to power.

Infrastructure is Essential.

Infrastructure is essential to the economic, social and political fabric of communities.

Sustainable and properly planned infrastructure improves our transportation networks, roads, community buildings, water and waste water supplies and access to power.

This group of researchers is working closely with government and industry partners to make great strides in safe, sustainable, and eco-friendly structures.

Challenges: Eco-friendly and sustainable buildings, restoring and improving infrastructure, improving building integrity to protect against disasters.

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Sessional Faculty Member's Appointment to Conservation Halton Board of Directors

April 12, 2019 /  Department News

Sessional Faculty Member's Appointment to Conservation Halton Board of Directors

Congratulations to Dr. Zobia Jawed!

McMaster Engineering announces new faculty appointments spring 2019

April 10, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering announces new faculty appointments spring 2019

We are pleased to announce the following new appointments to the Faculty of Engineering.

McMaster Engineering announces new faculty appointments

January 4, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering announces new faculty appointments

We are pleased to announce the following new appointments to the Faculty of Engineering.

Fresh Faces: Michael Justason

September 10, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Michael Justason

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting more than 40 Engineering faculty members, all hired in the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

Fresh Faces: Tracy Becker

August 23, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Tracy Becker

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting 43 Engineering faculty members, all hired within the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

Fresh Faces: Lydell Wiebe

July 18, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Lydell Wiebe

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting 43 Engineering faculty members, all hired within the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

Engineering researchers receive $1.9 million in federal funding

August 15, 2017 /  Department News

Engineering researchers receive $1.9 million in federal funding

Six McMaster researchers have been awarded more than $1.9 million combined for infrastructure funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

Dr. Saiedeh Razavi Appointed Director of the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL)

July 1, 2017 /  Department News

Dr. Saiedeh Razavi Appointed Director of the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics (MITL)

The Department of Civil Engineering is very pleased to announce that Dr. Saiedeh Razavi has been appointed Director of the McMaster Institute for Transportation and Logistics.

#InsidetheLab: Bearings support bridges, but how long can they last?

July 12, 2017 /  Department News

#InsidetheLab: Bearings support bridges, but how long can they last?

#InsidetheLab: is McMaster Engineering’s new Instagram story series that gives a behind-the-scenes look at how our students are working towards tackling the grand challenges facing our world through innovative research projects.

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March 2, 2017 /  Department News

McMaster Civil Engineers testing isolation bearings

Look inside the Applied Dynamics Lab to see how McMaster Civil Engineers test isolation bearings.

McMaster Engineering welcomes nine new faculty

July 17, 2017 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes nine new faculty

"With the addition of our new faculty members, we will continue to strengthen our reputation as one of the top engineering schools in Canada and worldwide while building a brighter world." -Ishwar K. Puri, Dean of Engineering

Industry innovators appointed as Chairs in Effective Design of Structures, Manufacturing and Management

July 7, 2017 /  Department News

Industry innovators appointed as Chairs in Effective Design of Structures, Manufacturing and Management

Three professors have been appointed as Chairs for the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University.