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Partnership between McMaster Engineering and Niko Apparel builds made-in-Hamilton mask capability

September 1, 2021 /  Department News

Partnership between McMaster Engineering and Niko Apparel builds made-in-Hamilton mask capability

A desperate bid to provide masks to Hamilton healthcare workers has launched a successful local mask manufacturer and given birth to a McMaster centre of excellence.

iBioMed student’s device to help people with limited hand mobility wins National James Dyson Award

August 25, 2021 /  Department News

iBioMed student’s device to help people with limited hand mobility wins National James Dyson Award

Biomedical and mechanical engineering student Lianna Genovese has received the National James Dyson Award for her invention, Guided Hands™, which she created in her first-year design course to help people with limited hand mobility write, paint, draw and access technology.

In the Media: McMaster student Canada's pick for international design competition with 'guided hands' innovation

August 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC Hamilton

In the Media: McMaster student Canada's pick for international design competition with 'guided hands' innovation

Lianna Genovese will next compete against finalists from 28 countries and regions.

Clinical trial on a plate: Researchers to create new “breathing” lung model to study illnesses like COVID-19

August 17, 2021 /  Department News

Clinical trial on a plate: Researchers to create new “breathing” lung model to study illnesses like COVID-19

A bioengineered lung model that can respond to viruses and drug treatments will advance our understanding of lung disease and biology, say researchers.

McMaster Engineering celebrates two students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarship in 2021

July 15, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering celebrates two students awarded prestigious Vanier Scholarship in 2021

The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship is awarded to doctoral student researchers across Canada from health, sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities. Candidates are rated on three criteria – academic excellence, research potential and leadership.

McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

June 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster University

McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

3 Associate Members of the McMaster School of Biomedical Engineering have been named Canada Research Chairs.

Kathryn Grandfield wins prestigious Human Frontier Science Program grant

May 19, 2021 /  Department News

Kathryn Grandfield wins prestigious Human Frontier Science Program grant

Kathryn Grandfield, associate professor of biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering, has received a prestigious grant worth more than $1.3 million for research that could lead to better understanding of — and treatments for — illnesses related to bone density.

Seven McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

May 10, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Seven McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

University Scholars have distinguished themselves internationally and demonstrated a commitment to the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge, as well as excellence in education and serving local and global communities.

Spring 2021 McMaster Engineering Faculty Appointments

May 4, 2021 /  Department News

Spring 2021 McMaster Engineering Faculty Appointments

Twelve McMaster Engineering faculty members have been appointed to new roles in 2021.

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