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McMaster becomes the first major institution to offer digital degrees

June 7, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster becomes the first major institution to offer digital degrees

At the forefront of innovation: McMaster Engineering students will soon have digital degrees.

Materials Science and Engineering student receives Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

May 17, 2019 /  Department News

Materials Science and Engineering student receives Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Liza-Anastasia DiCecco, a doctoral student in Materials Science and Engineering, has been awarded the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

Ken Coley to become dean of Engineering at Western University

May 17, 2019 /  Department News

Ken Coley to become dean of Engineering at Western University

McMaster Engineering Associate Dean, Academic Ken Coley is taking on a new role at Western University as its Dean of Engineering. It was announced on May 17 that he will assume the new role on July 1, 2019.

Applause and Accolades celebrates The Pivot and Engineering Excellence

May 14, 2019 /  Department News

Applause and Accolades celebrates The Pivot and Engineering Excellence

The annual Applause and Accolades Awards Gala recognizes engineering excellence among our distinguished alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as influential community and corporate leaders.

Gianluigi Botton takes on new directorship position with the Canadian Light Source

April 16, 2019 /  Department News

Gianluigi Botton takes on new directorship position with the Canadian Light Source

McMaster University and the Canadian Light Source at the University of Saskatchewan will strengthen ties due to new directorship position.

McMaster Engineering in Maclean's Magazine: University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

April 11, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Maclean's Magazine

McMaster Engineering in Maclean's Magazine: University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

How universities use “micro-credentials” to recognize skills that won’t appear on a transcript.

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

April 5, 2019 /  Department News

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

On April 10, the Faculty of Engineering will welcome Globe and Mail columnist Jennifer Lewington to moderate a panel discussion on how digital technology – like the blockchain and digital badges – is transforming postsecondary education.

McMaster places second in world for global impact

April 3, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster places second in world for global impact

McMaster University has placed second in the world in a new international ranking that recognizes the impact universities are making in their own countries and on a global scale.

From foam to bone: Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implants

March 19, 2019 /  Department News

From foam to bone: Plant cellulose can pave the way for healthy bone implants

Researchers from McMaster University and the University of British Columbia have developed what could be the bone implant material of the future: an airy, foamlike substance that can be injected into the body and provide scaffolding for the growth of new bone.

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