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Big Ideas: Building a Brighter World, One Classroom at a Time

July 20, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Building a Brighter World, One Classroom at a Time

A passion for sharing knowledge and shaping young minds is a widespread trait among McMaster faculty. But for two engineering professors, that passion has taken them far beyond the campus boundaries and touched the lives of elementary and high school students across the region and the country.

Fresh Faces: Kathryn Grandfield

July 18, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Kathryn Grandfield

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting 43 Engineering faculty members, all hired within the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

July 16, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

A meeting of the minds between Canadian and American academics and higher education staff prompted rich discussion and the promise of collaboration across borders during a visit to Penn State College of Engineering.

McMaster Engineering alumni, friends, and faculty inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

June 18, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering alumni, friends, and faculty inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Eight McMaster Engineering-affiliated professionals have been elected by their peers to join a distinguished academy that offers key advice on matters of critical importance to Canada.

Student champion of diversity wins national engineering award

May 24, 2018 /  Department News

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.

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