Skip to main content

Latest News

Ishwar K. Puri, dean of Engineering, appointed as member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

June 29, 2019 /  Department News

Ishwar K. Puri, dean of Engineering, appointed as member of Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada is the largest funder of scientific research in Canada.

Steve Hranilovic appointed as acting associate dean, academic

June 25, 2019 /  Department News

Steve Hranilovic appointed as acting associate dean, academic

Steve Hranilovic, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be named acting associate dean, academic, on July 1, 2019.

7 unmissable moments from convocation

June 18, 2019 /  Department News

7 unmissable moments from convocation

On June 14, the Class of 2019 celebrated convocation along with honorary doctoral recipients Donna Strickland and Michel Rappaz.

Researchers create a better way to transport life-saving vaccines

May 21, 2019 /  Department News

Researchers create a better way to transport life-saving vaccines

Researchers at McMaster University have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening the way for life-saving anti-viral vaccines to reach remote and impoverished regions of the world.

Canadian researchers test injectable foam to repair bones

May 20, 2019 /  Department News

Canadian researchers test injectable foam to repair bones

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Kathryn Grandfield and Chemical Engineering PhD student Daniel Orsorio are featured in this Global National TV segment on foam-like material they've created that appears to help bones heal.

Applause and Accolades celebrates The Pivot and Engineering Excellence

May 14, 2019 /  Department News

Applause and Accolades celebrates The Pivot and Engineering Excellence

The annual Applause and Accolades Awards Gala recognizes engineering excellence among our distinguished alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as influential community and corporate leaders.

“This kind of nerve damage isn’t life threatening, but it can change your whole life.”

April 22, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

“This kind of nerve damage isn’t life threatening, but it can change your whole life.”

A seven-year-old girl whose leg had almost been severed by a boat propeller gave Mike Willand his “a-ha” moment.

McMaster Engineering in Maclean's Magazine: University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

April 11, 2019 /  Department News
Source: Maclean's Magazine

McMaster Engineering in Maclean's Magazine: University students can now earn badges to recognize their merits

How universities use “micro-credentials” to recognize skills that won’t appear on a transcript.

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

April 5, 2019 /  Department News

Faculty of Engineering hosts panel discussion on digital credentials

On April 10, the Faculty of Engineering will welcome Globe and Mail columnist Jennifer Lewington to moderate a panel discussion on how digital technology – like the blockchain and digital badges – is transforming postsecondary education.

Pages