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Big Ideas: Blazing a trail for female engineers

May 25, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Blazing a trail for female engineers

As a student, a researcher and an academic, Valerie Davidson has led a pioneering life.

Big Ideas: Engineering as a Foundation for Anything

May 16, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Engineering as a Foundation for Anything

Merging creativity and technical process to author success.

McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

May 9, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering celebrates ‘Big Ideas’ at 60th Anniversary Celebration

They could be seen from all corners of the room. Large, bright, colourful wooden letters that spelled, “BIG IDEAS.”

Big Ideas: Attention to detail

May 8, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Attention to detail

Professor Gianluigi Botton’s microscopy research shows that little things mean a lot.

Big Ideas: Going against the grain

May 2, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Going against the grain

How four McMaster Engineering grads became stars overnight with a novel solution to a big problem.

Big Ideas: Building a strong foundation for collaboration

April 30, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Building a strong foundation for collaboration

David Wilkinson and Michael Meier say collaboration was key to the successful building of the $11 million Gerald Hatch Centre for Engineering Experiential Learning, an innovation playground for undergraduate students.

Big Ideas: Pump up the volume

April 24, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Pump up the volume

Clarinet in hand, electrical engineering PhD student Larissa Taylor is working on making music sound sweeter to people wearing hearing aids.

Big Ideas: Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

April 17, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Nurturing the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Innovative start-up aims to change the data centre landscape.

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

April 12, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Getting to the ‘pointe’

Mechanical Engineering & Society student and ballerina, Lacey Wice, examines the mechanics of ballet and how the dance has helped her become the ‘whole engineer’.

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