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Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

November 15, 2017 /  Department News

Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

McMaster Engineering grads, Michael Takla, Rotimi Fadiya, Prateek Mathur and Shivad Bhavsar knew the James Dyson Award announcement would be big news. What they didn’t expect was a fan club.

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November 9, 2017 /  Department News

Searching for a silent threat: McMaster Engineering grads receive James Dyson Award for cancer detection device

What started as a final year engineering class project at McMaster University is now an internationally recognized improved solution for the early detection of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

November 6, 2017 /  Department News

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

Beyond the attributes that graduates obtain from their programs of study, the job ready skills typically reported to be of greatest importance for employers include a fresh graduate’s ability to work in a team, leadership, capability to define and solve a problem, written and verbal communication.

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What is iBioMed?

At McMaster University, we’re transforming healthcare challenges into a new learning experience with the Integrated Biomedical Engineering & Health Sciences (iBioMed) program. We’re bringing together the best of our top-ranked health sciences and engineering programs into a hands-on, project-based program with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and learning to solve real-world problems by doing.

Learn all about iBioMed!

 

 

Events

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

January 24, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Backpack to Briefcase: Alumni & Student Networking Event

Are you a student looking for mentorship and support? Alumni share their experiences to prepare you for your future years at McMaster and beyond.

Café X: What Will the Factory of the Future Look Like?

January 25, 2018, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Café X: What Will the Factory of the Future Look Like?

Manufacturing in the future will be more intelligent, adaptable, responsive, and reconfigurable, influencing education and learning. Dr. ElMaraghy will discuss the new trends in manufacturing systems and some of the game changers and technology disruptions which will shape the future of manufacturing, including technologies like 3-D printing, embedded intelligence, micro-electronics, Industrial Internet of things.

Café X: Symbiosis or Annihilation? How Humans and  Technology Coevolve

January 30, 2018, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Café X: Symbiosis or Annihilation? How Humans and Technology Coevolve

Dr. Edward A. Lee Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor, EECS Department, UC Berkeley

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Co-op and Careers

Careers

Graduates of this program will be uniquely positioned for careers in the biomedical engineering, biotechnology, and health and biomedical science sectors of the economy. They will also remain well-positioned for careers that fall within the spectrum of their engineering or health sciences discipline. They will be well equipped to pursue further studies in graduate research or professional health sciences careers, such as medicine, or take on entrepreneurship opportunities.

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS)

Students in the iBioMed program will have Co-op and Career Services available through the Faculty of Engineering.

As for all engineering disciplines at McMaster, students in our programmes have the opportunity of applying for an industrial internship. If successful, the student typically is employed on industrial placement from the May following his/her third year in the academic programmes and returns to school for Level 4 in September of the following year.  

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS) is a joint venture between the McMaster Engineering Society and the Faculty of Engineering.  

 Visit the Engineering Co-op and Career Services Website