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Monique Beech

Manager, Strategic Communications

Monique leads communications and marketing efforts for the Faculty of Engineering in key strategic areas, including research, reputation enhancement and external relations.

Engineering graduate student event explores theme of adaptation

October 27, 2020 /  Department News

Engineering graduate student event explores theme of adaptation

From October 20 to 22, over 100 students from nine different universities attended the annual McMaster Engineering Technology Research and Innovation Conference (METRIC) 2020.

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

October 26, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

A new research initiative from the Smart Freight Centre has received a major funding award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Associate professor Saiedeh Razavi is part of the multi-disciplinary research team.

The road to making one million face shields: MMRI partners with Whitebird

October 21, 2020 /  Department News

The road to making one million face shields: MMRI partners with Whitebird

In episode six of the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast, hear how the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) and Hamilton-based packaging company, Whitebird, teamed up to swiftly produce face shields for thousands of Canadian frontline workers during the pandemic.

In the Media: Digital infrastructure is the new frontier

October 21, 2020 /  Department News

In the Media: Digital infrastructure is the new frontier

We need today’s sporadic initiatives to be more interoperable, cohesive, and national. This can start with the federal government, in collaboration with the provinces and private partners, says Saiedeh Razavi in an op-ed for The Hill Times.

To measure the severity of COVID-19, researchers create a tool that can pull an elusive marker from human blood

October 20, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

To measure the severity of COVID-19, researchers create a tool that can pull an elusive marker from human blood

It is the latest application of smart-surface technology to emerge from the laboratory of Tohid Didar, a mechanical engineering professor at McMaster.

In the Media: Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker

October 20, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Advanced Science News

In the Media: Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker

The prototype was created by a research collaboration led by McMaster’s Leyla Soleymani, a biomedical engineer and Canada Research Chair in Miniaturized Biomedical Devices. Featured in Advanced Science News.

 New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

October 19, 2020 /  Department News

New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

This fall, one new faculty member has joined the Faculty of Engineering along with seven adjunct faculty members, five associate members and 26 post-doctoral fellows.

McMaster Engineering’s Virtual Girl Guide Workshops empowering thousands of girls across Canada

October 19, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering’s Virtual Girl Guide Workshops empowering thousands of girls across Canada

Thousands of Girl Guides across Canada are engaging with the world of engineering, thanks to a new virtual initiative from McMaster’s Venture Academy.

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean's program reputation rankings

October 16, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering climbs in Maclean's program reputation rankings

The Faculty of Engineering is ranked 5th for program reputation in Maclean's annual rankings of Canadian engineering programs, up one spot from last year.

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