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McMaster names new president

December 12, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster names new president

David Farrar is about to become McMaster’s next president. The appointment has now been approved by both the Senate and the university’s Board of Governors after an international search spanning more than nine months.

Eight holiday gift ideas created by McMaster Engineering alumni

December 11, 2019 /  Department News

Eight holiday gift ideas created by McMaster Engineering alumni

‘Tis the season for giving! Searching for the perfect gift can be a daunting task. Luckily, we’re here to help! Here are eight unique holiday gift ideas created by McMaster Engineering alumni that are bound to impress.

Faculty of Engineering to mark 30th anniversary of shooting at École Polytechnique

December 5, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Faculty of Engineering to mark 30th anniversary of shooting at École Polytechnique

A little after 5 p.m. on December 6 as darkness falls across campus, 14 engineering schools from Vancouver to Halifax will shine a beam of light into the sky.

McMaster researchers create “smart” surfaces to help synthetic vascular grafts knit better and more safely

November 27, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster researchers create “smart” surfaces to help synthetic vascular grafts knit better and more safely

Researchers at McMaster University have created a new coating to prevent clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts , while also accelerating the body’s own process for integrating the grafted vessels.

Six engineering startups to watch

November 18, 2019 /  Department News

Six engineering startups to watch

In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week, here's a look at six companies founded by McMaster engineering students, faculty, and alumni.

McMaster is Canada’s most research-intensive university for third consecutive year

November 7, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster is Canada’s most research-intensive university for third consecutive year

For the third time in as many years, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities.

Hundreds of students to participate in annual engineering competition

November 1, 2019 /  Department News

Hundreds of students to participate in annual engineering competition

Students to compete in a series of engineering challenges this weekend.

Student collaboration results in new technique for bone research

October 18, 2019 /  Department News

Student collaboration results in new technique for bone research

Brilliant innovation often comes when the right solution finds the right problem. Or, as Biomedical Engineering PhD candidate Alireza Shahin-Shamsabadi describes it, “when you find the need for your technique.”

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean's best university engineering programs rankings

October 6, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean's best university engineering programs rankings

The Faculty ranked 6th in Canada in magazine's annual higher education rankings, up one spot from last year.

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