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Five students share secrets to co-op success

September 29, 2020 /  Department News

Five students share secrets to co-op success

This year’s Co-op Return to (Virtual) Campus Event on September 16 welcomed 235 participants.

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

September 24, 2020 /  Department News

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

Researchers Zoe Li and Wael El-Dakhakhni have received support from McMaster’s COVID-19 Research Fund to apply their digital twinning system to simulate reopening scenarios for McMaster’s campus. Hear more on the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast episode.

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

August 21, 2020 /  Department News

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

The fourth annual Undergraduate Summer Research Poster Showcase took place on August 19, 2020. The online event welcomed 52 presenters from programs across the Faculty and 181 guests.

FROM THE DEAN: How McMaster Engineering has pivoted during COVID-19

July 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the dean

FROM THE DEAN: How McMaster Engineering has pivoted during COVID-19

McMaster Engineering is a community that pivots. Our community of researchers, instructors, staff and students is quick to embrace change and meet new challenges. No challenge has been greater than COVID-19.

New first-year engineering program to offer innovative virtual labs and design projects

May 29, 2020 /  Department News

New first-year engineering program to offer innovative virtual labs and design projects

McMaster Engineering’s project-based course for incoming students was designed from the start to succeed in a virtual setting.

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

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