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‘To have their dreams cut short is tragic:’ McMaster mourns plane crash victims

January 9, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

‘To have their dreams cut short is tragic:’ McMaster mourns plane crash victims

McMaster’s Iranian students have organized a vigil Friday, Jan. 10, to commemorate those who died in this week’s plane crash in Tehran.

McMaster students believed to be among those killed in air crash

January 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster students believed to be among those killed in air crash

It is with great sadness that we share with our university community that it appears that members of the McMaster family were among those killed in the airplane crash in Iran on Wednesday morning.

McMaster Engineering’s Top 10 Stories of 2019

December 19, 2019 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering’s Top 10 Stories of 2019

From delving into the history of McMaster's giant iron ring, to 3D printing tumour cells and celebrating startups founded by McMaster engineering students, here are the top stories of 2019.

McMaster Engineers develop superbug-resistant, self-cleaning plastic wrap

December 13, 2019 /  Department News
Source: CNN

McMaster Engineers develop superbug-resistant, self-cleaning plastic wrap

CNN reports: McMaster Engineers have developed a self-cleaning plastic wrap that repels bacteria -- and could be used to prevent the transfer of antibiotic resistant superbugs, and other forms of dangerous bacteria.

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.

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