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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.

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

July 4, 2018 /  Department News

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

The device looks a little like a drink coaster – a 9×9 cm square of translucent silicone rubber surrounding an embedded grid, with two tubes mounted on opposite corners.

Professor recognized for fostering undergraduate research

June 19, 2018 /  Department News

Professor recognized for fostering undergraduate research

Mechanical Engineering Assistant professor, Cheryl Quenneville has been awarded the $25,000 Petro-Canada-McMaster University Young Innovator Award, which builds on the connection between research and teaching by engaging undergraduate students in research.

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.

Keeping Canada's Manufacturing Sector Competitive

May 11, 2018 /  Department News

Keeping Canada's Manufacturing Sector Competitive

Stephen Veldhuis, director of the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute and a mechanical engineering professor, caught the manufacturing bug early in his engineering career, machining parts at a summer job as an undergraduate.

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.”

McMaster-made satellite to be launched as part of Canadian Space Agency program

May 4, 2018 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Daily News

McMaster-made satellite to be launched as part of Canadian Space Agency program

More than 30 engineering students involved in University-wide project to launch a miniature satellite—roughly the size of a loaf of bread. It is expected to be launched and deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) in 2021

Overcoming challenges in 3-D printing artificial tissue

April 20, 2018 /  Department News
Source: McMaster University Brighter World

Overcoming challenges in 3-D printing artificial tissue

Professor Ravi Selvaganapathy and a team of McMaster researchers are developing a new way to use additive manufacturing to create artificial tissues.

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

April 12, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

Mechanical Engineering student and ballerina, Lacey Wice, examines the mechanics of ballet and how the dance has helped her become the ‘whole engineer’.

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