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McMaster experts speak at parliamentary committee on nuclear energy innovations

June 24, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster experts speak at parliamentary committee on nuclear energy innovations

Two nuclear experts, including the Faculty of Engineering’s Dave Novog, discussed small modular reactor research and development in Canada at the Standing Committee on Science and Research.

Mac Eng faculty, alumni elected as fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 14, 2022 /  Department News

Mac Eng faculty, alumni elected as fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering

Six McMaster Engineering-affiliated professionals, including professors and alumni, have been elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering in recognition of their outstanding contributions to their fields.

Stopping the spread: McMaster researchers create rapid test for deadly infections in livestock, starting with pigs

June 10, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Stopping the spread: McMaster researchers create rapid test for deadly infections in livestock, starting with pigs

The prototype of a new form of rapid test to detect infections in farm animals, created by biochemist Yingfu Li and engineer Leyla Soleymani and their colleagues, has been proven effective in detecting a devastating diarrheal infection in pigs first identified in Canada in 2014.

Rapid, reliable test for COVID and other infections moves toward marketplace

June 9, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Rapid, reliable test for COVID and other infections moves toward marketplace

McMaster researchers who created an accurate, portable diagnostic test have new federal funding to support their work with a company that specializes in developing nanotechnology and health-care solutions.

Nobel laureate, alumna Donna Strickland inducted into National Academy of Sciences

May 24, 2022 /  Department News

Nobel laureate, alumna Donna Strickland inducted into National Academy of Sciences

Donna Strickland has been officially inducted into the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honours a scientist can receive in the United States.

Campus flags at half-mast today in memory of Miao Yu

May 10, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Campus flags at half-mast today in memory of Miao Yu

Flags are at half-mast in memory of an engineering physics graduate student who passed away last week. Miao Yu will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her many friends, advisors and staff at McMaster Engineering.

In the Media: A first for Canada: New type of nuclear plant opening by 2028

April 30, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

In the Media: A first for Canada: New type of nuclear plant opening by 2028

Small, transportable modules could emerge as future nuclear plants are distributed across Canada. Nuclear energy expert David Novog speaks on the storage of spent nuclear fuel and waste.

How Mac Eng students solved 4 design challenges in 2022

April 29, 2022 /  Department News

How Mac Eng students solved 4 design challenges in 2022

From self-driving vehicles to affordable housing, second-year Mac Eng students have navigated complex challenges to arrive at design solutions in a new course.

Entrepreneurial projects, engineering and healthcare solutions shine at iBioMed final showcase

April 26, 2022 /  Department News

Entrepreneurial projects, engineering and healthcare solutions shine at iBioMed final showcase

iBioMed students – including the first-ever graduating cohort – shared their projects, posters, presentations and prototypes at the end of the 2022 winter term.

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