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In the Media: Seven tech trends to watch in 2022

December 22, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: Seven tech trends to watch in 2022

Research conducted by Ravi Selvaganapathy and Alireza Shahin-Shamsabadi on creating a new form of cultivated meat is highlighted among seven tech trends to watch.

Researchers create contamination test for dairy products, using technology that can be printed inside containers

December 8, 2021 /  Department News

Researchers create contamination test for dairy products, using technology that can be printed inside containers

Researchers have developed a test to reveal bacterial contamination in dairy products well before they have a chance to reach anyone’s lips.

In the Media: The smart packaging that knows if your food is safe to eat

December 8, 2021 /  Department News
Source: BBC

In the Media: The smart packaging that knows if your food is safe to eat

Tohid Didar, professor of biomedical engineering, discusses how smart bio-markers on food packaging, developed by McMaster researchers, can detect contamination and assist food recalls.

In the Media: It may be time to get rid of your old cloth masks

December 1, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Ottawa Citizen

In the Media: It may be time to get rid of your old cloth masks

Ravi Selvaganapathy, mechanical and biomedical engineering professor, comments on the effectiveness of cloth masks.

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

November 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC News

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

Your cloth mask may not be as protective as you'd like, espe

Engineering graduate students explore how to redefine innovation

November 23, 2021 /  Department News

Engineering graduate students explore how to redefine innovation

On November 10th, 95 engineering graduate students and attendees participated in the McMaster Engineering Technology Research and Innovation Conference (METRIC) 2021 from across Ontario.

How a Mac student turned a first-year project into a global success story

November 19, 2021 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

How a Mac student turned a first-year project into a global success story

Guided Hands, an assistive device that empowers people with limited hand mobility to live richer lives, has come a long way since biomedical engineering student Lianna Genovese and two classmates built a prototype out of pipe cleaners and straws in the Faculty of Engineering's design studio.

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.

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