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McMaster scientists engineer self-cleaning surface that can repel dangerous bacteria

February 15, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CBC Quirks and Quarks

McMaster scientists engineer self-cleaning surface that can repel dangerous bacteria

McMaster mechanical engineer Tohid Didar was on CBC's Quirks and Quarks talking about the self-cleaning surface to repel dangerous bacteria that he’s developed with a team of researchers, including Leyla Soleymani, engineering physics professor.

“Wherever you are is O.K.”: McMaster Engineering alumni return to offer advice to students

January 29, 2020 /  Department News

“Wherever you are is O.K.”: McMaster Engineering alumni return to offer advice to students

Ninety McMaster Engineering alumni and 150 students gathered at last week’s Backpack to Briefcase networking night to share experiences, advice and mentorship.

Seven services to support McMaster Engineering students

January 21, 2020 /  Department News

Seven services to support McMaster Engineering students

It’s a fresh semester at McMaster. Whether you’re looking to connect with a mentor or de-stress with a furry friend, these support services are here to help.

‘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.

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