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Big Ideas: A tape measure for colour

August 9, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: A tape measure for colour

Eyeing up Matthew Sheridan’s success would make any ambitious entrepreneur green with envy. And thanks to Sheridan and his game-changing portable invention, the Nix Pro Colour Sensor, the world can now measure exactly that shade of green.

Big Ideas: Computer Science for Everyone

August 3, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Computer Science for Everyone

Technology touches everybody’s life. And everybody should have the opportunity to shape technology.

Big Ideas: Creating a virtuous cycle of encouragement

July 27, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Creating a virtuous cycle of encouragement

Those who inspired tech sector superstar Stephen Elop's success have also encouraged him to stay connected to McMaster

Big Ideas: Building a Brighter World, One Classroom at a Time

July 20, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Building a Brighter World, One Classroom at a Time

A passion for sharing knowledge and shaping young minds is a widespread trait among McMaster faculty. But for two engineering professors, that passion has taken them far beyond the campus boundaries and touched the lives of elementary and high school students across the region and the country.

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

July 10, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

Eliminating heart disease is no easy feat. It’s one of the leading causes of death worldwide. But for Sarah Smith, who views the challenge through a more personal lens, anything is possible.

Big Ideas: Educating tomorrow’s engineers

June 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Educating tomorrow’s engineers

Innovation should benefit everyone, says Dr. Gilles Patry

Big Ideas: Designing a better engineer

June 22, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Designing a better engineer

Over the last five years, Robert Fleisig’s engineering students have designed devices to help people pump gas, turn on a washing machine, unlock a grocery cart, open a door, and more.

Big Ideas: Investing in the Future

June 5, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Investing in the Future

macLAB Fund Supports Leading-Edge Facilities

Big Ideas: Supporting Diversity through Action

May 31, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Supporting Diversity through Action

Helping Students Build Strong Organizations

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