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Remembering Samir Ziada

August 22, 2018 /  Department News

Remembering Samir Ziada

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Samir, beloved son of the late Refaat and Helmia Ziada, on August 20, 2018 in his 69th year.

Big Ideas: A clear vision toward cultural change

August 17, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: A clear vision toward cultural change

One of the first things you notice about Ishwar K. Puri is his laugh. It’s big, boisterous and infectious. It fills a room, makes you smile and surprises you. 

Students gain professional skills through undergraduate research

August 10, 2018 /  Department News

Students gain professional skills through undergraduate research

McMaster Engineering undergraduate research assistants shared the research projects they have been working on this past summer at the Undergraduate Research Poster Showcase and Ice Cream Social on August 9.

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.”

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