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See how our Fireball Family is coming together while apart. 

 

Inspiring Stories

Whether they're making respirators from parts found around the house, creating an online platform to help track the spread of COVID-19, or battling cancer while in quarantine, our #FireballFamily is coming together while apart to help our community and inspire others. 

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May 22, 2020 /  Department News

MacChangers launches summer program to help support COVID-19 challenges in Hamilton

Change-a-Thon will help build a more resilient and sustainable community.

"No challenge is too grand for our faculty" : A letter of thanks

May 8, 2020 /  Department News

"No challenge is too grand for our faculty" : A letter of thanks

Andrew D'Elia, Vice-President Academic, McMaster Engineering Society recognizes how the Fireball Family has come together while apart during an unprecedented time.

McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

April 22, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

Local businesses have one more way to keep customers and employees safe from COVID-19, thanks to technology developed by a Hamilton start-up with tight ties to McMaster.

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Instagram Takeovers

The @mcmastereng Instagram account is showcasing how our students are staying motivated during the pandemic with a #MacEngMotivation Instagram Takeover series. Take a look at all of our past takeovers. If you're interested in hosting a takeover, please contact Ciara McCann, Digital Marketing & Communications Strategist by emailing mccancjs@mcmaster.ca

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Spotlights

The McMaster Engineering community is doing great things locally and across the globe to help fight COVID-19 and inspire others. Here are their stories. 

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MacEng Arms the Frontlines

Our researchers, students and volunteers are working around the clock to fight COVID-19. Learn how MacEng is arming the frontlines. 

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for critical equipment for frontline workers. In the third part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at ventilators.

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

April 2, 2020

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers. In the second part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at face shields.

MacEng arms the frontlines with masks: Faculty, students create protective equipment for healthcare workers

April 1, 2020

MacEng arms the frontlines with masks: Faculty, students create protective equipment for healthcare workers

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers. In the first part of the "MacEng arms the frontlines" series, we take a look at masks.

Celebrating students virtually

Here's how we've transitioned some of our events online. 

This year's Kipling Ceremony was postponed but our professors still wanted to take a moment to celebrate the 2020 graduating class. Here are their special messages.

Watch more messages from each department.

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We are proud to present the innovative final year capstone projects from our engineering students through videos from our students.

Watch the Capstone Video Showcase.

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We want to hear your story!

Do you have a story to tell or words of inspiration to offer during this difficult time? Do you have a great working from home set-up or a fun new hobby you've started? Whether you're a student, alumni or faculty member, we encourage you to share your story with the Fireball Family! 

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