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Smiling in the face of cancer: One student’s journey during a pandemic

April 16, 2020 /  Department News

Smiling in the face of cancer: One student’s journey during a pandemic

It was no ordinary Zoom chat. On April 5, Julia Aprile, a second year civil engineering student at McMaster, shaved her head in front of over 20 friends and family members who cheered her on from her laptop.

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

April 9, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, Engineering 1 student and his dad, Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio

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.

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

As transit services in many countries may come to a halt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of McMaster engineers are using data to advocate for an accessible City of Hamilton

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.

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 using machine learning to aid Canada’s crisis response

March 26, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster engineers using machine learning to aid Canada’s crisis response

Imagine being able to test decisions on a "digital twin" of a city, see its likely impact, and better understand what will help Canada during times of crises.

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.

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