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The BIG IDEAS Contest

Do you have an innovative engineering solution to a real-world problem? We invite all McMaster Engineering students to enter the Big Ideas Contest for a chance to win a 4-day trip to Silicon Valley, the Bay Area and San Francisco!

 Launched by Engineering Co-Op & Career Services (ECCS), the contest gives 5 students the opportunity to learn from top innovators, develop professional skills and have an experience of a lifetime. 

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Current Students News

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

#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.

Shady Salem Wins ASCE Award

June 4, 2017 /  Department News

Shady Salem Wins ASCE Award

Shady Salem, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Civil Engineering, received the second-place award in the international competition organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Objective Resilience Committee.

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Achievements News

Dr. Zoe Li awarded grant from AWT/SOWC to develop improvements in wastewater treatment plants

November 28, 2017 /  Department News

Dr. Zoe Li awarded grant from AWT/SOWC to develop improvements in wastewater treatment plants

The Department of Civil Engineering is happy to announce that Dr. Zoe Li will be working with Hydromantis Environmental Software Solutions to improve wastewater treatment plant management

Dr. Yiping Guo awarded grant from McMaster Centre for Climate Change

November 28, 2017 /  Department News

Dr. Yiping Guo awarded grant from McMaster Centre for Climate Change

The Department of Civil Engineering would like to congratulate Dr. Yiping Guo on his grant from the McMaster Centre for Climate Change for his drainage system design adapting to changing climate conditions

Drs. Lydell Wiebe and Wael El-Dakhakhni granted CRD/OCE VIP 2 with the Canadian Masonry Industry

November 23, 2017 /  Department News

Drs. Lydell Wiebe and Wael El-Dakhakhni granted CRD/OCE VIP 2 with the Canadian Masonry Industry

The Department of Civil Engineering is pleased to announce that Drs. Lydell Wiebe and Wael El-Dakhakhni have been awarded an NSERC CRD and an OCE VIP 2 to work with the Canadian Concrete Masonry Producers Association and the Canada Masonry Design Centre

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AMBASSADOR OF THE MONTH

Meet Michelle! A Level 3 Civil Engineering and Co-Op Student, Michelle loves the versatility of the Civil Engineering program:
"Civil Engineering is the perfect discipline for me since it combines my favourite subjects with the opportunities to travel and create a more sustainable community!"

Want to meet our Ambassadors? Have a question about the Civil Engineering Program? Click the link below to learn more!

Civil Engineering Ambassadors

Events

Big Ideas Contest

November 25 - 7, 2018

Big Ideas Contest

Enter the Big Ideas Contest for a chance to win a 4-day trip to Silicon Valley, the Bay Area and San Francisco!

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

January 24, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

Are you a student looking for mentorship and support? Alumni share their experiences to prepare you for your future years at McMaster and beyond.

Engineering Grad Studies "Coffee House" Fair

February 7, 2018, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Engineering Grad Studies "Coffee House" Fair

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