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McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

May 9, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

They could be seen from all corners of the room. Large, bright, colourful wooden letters that spelled, “BIG IDEAS.”

McMaster-made satellite to be launched as part of Canadian Space Agency program

May 4, 2018 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Daily News

McMaster-made satellite to be launched as part of Canadian Space Agency program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) announced today that a satellite designed and built by researchers at McMaster University, has been chosen as one of 15 projects that will be launched into space as part of the Canadian CubeSat Project.

Big Ideas: Going against the grain

May 2, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Going against the grain

How four McMaster Engineering grads became stars overnight with a novel solution to a big problem.

Big Ideas: Pump up the volume

April 24, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Pump up the volume

Clarinet in hand, electrical engineering PhD student Larissa Taylor is working on making music sound sweeter to people wearing hearing aids.

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April 3, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster capstone projects solve a range of real-world problems

From automating gel manicures, to preventing the spread of diseases amongst drug users, to helping visually impaired people cross the street safely, this year’s capstone projects aim to solve a wide range of real-world problems.

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

March 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

At 25, Janelle Hinds (B.Eng. ‘15, Electrical and Biomedical) is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has already left a lasting mark on McMaster and is now being noticed by the rest of the world.

Engineering students take top prizes at 2018 Forge Student Startup Competition

March 28, 2018 /  Department News

Engineering students take top prizes at 2018 Forge Student Startup Competition

Two McMaster Engineering student entrepreneurs and health tech startups took home top prizes at this year’s Forge Student Startup Competition, held on March 22 at CIBC Hall.

The Forge Student Startup Competition: Meet this year's engineering student finalists

March 21, 2018 /  Department News

The Forge Student Startup Competition: Meet this year's engineering student finalists

The Forge Student Startup Competition is the largest student entrepreneurial competition at McMaster. The fourth annual event will take place on Thursday, March 22 in CIBC Hall at 5:30 pm.

 Bringing together health care, big data and machine learning

March 21, 2018 /  Department News
Source: SOSCIP

Bringing together health care, big data and machine learning

Omar Boursalie is a second-year PhD student in the School of Biomedical Engineering at McMaster University. His research focus is on overcoming challenges in health care through big data and machine learning.

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