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FROM THE DEAN: How McMaster Engineering has pivoted during COVID-19

July 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the dean

FROM THE DEAN: How McMaster Engineering has pivoted during COVID-19

McMaster Engineering is a community that pivots. Our community of researchers, instructors, staff and students is quick to embrace change and meet new challenges. No challenge has been greater than COVID-19.

André Phillion appointed as McMaster Engineering’s first Experiential Learning Director

July 6, 2020 /  Department News

André Phillion appointed as McMaster Engineering’s first Experiential Learning Director

Materials Science & Engineering Associate Professor and Associate Chair, André Phillion, has been appointed as McMaster Engineering’s first ever Acting Director, Experiential Learning. Phillion assumed his role on July 1, 2020.

Meet Vincent Popovich, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

June 12, 2020 /  Department News

Meet Vincent Popovich, Faculty of Engineering valedictorian

"I can safely say that the person I was in first year, and the one I am today, though similar, are extremely different." Get to know our Class of 2020 valedictorian, Vincent Popovich

New first-year engineering program to offer innovative virtual labs and design projects

May 29, 2020 /  Department News

New first-year engineering program to offer innovative virtual labs and design projects

McMaster Engineering’s project-based course for incoming students was designed from the start to succeed in a virtual setting.

McMaster engineers to help physicians predict outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease

May 19, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster engineers to help physicians predict outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease

Zahra Motamed and her team receives $780,000 in NSERC funding to develop an in-vitro, patient-specific predictive tool and a regulatory testing machine for transcatheter heart valve replacement.

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

April 9, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, Engineering 1 student and his dad, Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

April 8, 2020 /  Department News

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

Amanda Tomkins and her sister Kayla, a nursing student, used their time at home to design a mask that could potentially be used in place of an N95 respirator. Now, their design is nearing production.

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

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 /  Department News

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.

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