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October 7, 2022 /  Department News

Nobel Laureates Donna Strickland and Myron Scholes honoured at street naming event

The names of two roads on McMaster’s campus received an upgrade this week in recognition of Nobel Laureates and McMaster alumni Donna Strickland and Myron Scholes.

McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony

September 21, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony

The names of McMaster alumni and Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland will become permanent fixtures on campus.

Four McMaster researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

September 9, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Four McMaster researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

Leyla Soleymani, an associate professor in the Department of Engineering Physics, is among four professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada for their contributions to research and scholarship..

Engineering professor John Luxat appointed senior advisor on nuclear energy

September 1, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Engineering professor John Luxat appointed senior advisor on nuclear energy

Engineering physics professor and nuclear safety expert John Luxat is bringing five decades of experience in the field of nuclear energy to a new role as Senior Advisor — Nuclear Energy in the Office of the Vice-President, Research.

Why McMaster donors give: Edward Ballik’s story

July 29, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Why McMaster donors give: Edward Ballik’s story

Edward Ballik, Professor Emeritus, and his wife, Woon-Ngor Ballik, established the Ballik Indigenous Bursary in 2021 and included the bursary in their wills.

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.

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