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A student champion of diversity wins national engineering award

May 24, 2018 /  Department News

A student champion of diversity wins national engineering award

Materials Engineering student, Vanessa Raponi, is among eight outstanding engineers from across Canada who will receive top honours for their contributions to the engineering profession at a gala event held in Saskatoon tonight.

McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

May 9, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

They could be seen from all corners of the room. Large, bright, colourful wooden letters that spelled, “BIG IDEAS.”

Big Ideas: Attention to detail

May 8, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Attention to detail

Professor Gianluigi Botton’s microscopy research shows that little things mean a lot.

Big Ideas: Building a strong foundation for collaboration

April 30, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Building a strong foundation for collaboration

David Wilkinson and Michael Meier say collaboration was key to the successful building of the $11 million Gerald Hatch Centre for Engineering Experiential Learning, an innovation playground for undergraduate students.

Professors aims to create collaborative capstone projects

March 19, 2018 /  Department News

Professors aims to create collaborative capstone projects

A big idea to change final year engineering projects promises to bring students together to solve major challenges facing the world.

Materials experts gather to combat climate change

March 16, 2018 /  Department News

Materials experts gather to combat climate change

Scientists, academics and experts from around the world gathered in Hamilton on March 15-16 to discuss how advances in clean energy materials can combat climate change.

Associate Dean honoured with prestigious lectureship award

March 9, 2018 /  Department News

Associate Dean honoured with prestigious lectureship award

The Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Dean, Academic, Ken Coley, has been awarded the 2018 John F. Elliott Lectureship Award.

Big Ideas: A deep dive into diversity

February 15, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: A deep dive into diversity

Vanessa Raponi, founder and president of EngiQueers, a national non-for-profit LGBTQ+ advocacy group, tackles the complex challenge of improving diversity in engineering.

Big Ideas: Meet Jack

February 15, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Meet Jack

John (Jack) Hodgins was McMaster's first Dean of Engineering

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