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The (Big) Idea: Integrate Education and Research with Innovation and Community

April 10, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Fireside With The Dean

The (Big) Idea: Integrate Education and Research with Innovation and Community

All of us have experienced disruption due to rapid innovation. Think here of recent discussions, successes and failures around artificial intelligence, fintech, autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies and even reusable satellite launch platforms.

Big Ideas: Connecting Young People with STEM Opportunities

April 5, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Connecting Young People with STEM Opportunities

Youth Outreach efforts engineer excitement and enthusiasm.

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

March 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

At 25, Janelle Hinds (B.Eng. ‘15, Electrical and Biomedical) is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has already left a lasting mark on McMaster and is now being noticed by the rest of the world.

Big Ideas: Blurring the boundaries between science and engineering

March 22, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Blurring the boundaries between science and engineering

Innovation happens when researchers “straddle the fence” between disciplines. Just ask Todd Hoare.

Professors aims to create collaborative capstone projects

March 19, 2018 /  Department News

Professors aims to create collaborative capstone projects

A big idea to change final year engineering projects promises to bring students together to solve major challenges facing the world.

Big Ideas: The many sides of Barry Hill

March 16, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: The many sides of Barry Hill

Describing Barry Hill as a well-rounded man is a vast understatement.

McMaster Engineering Professor named ONWiE chair

March 8, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering Professor named ONWiE chair

A McMaster University professor has been appointed as the new chair of the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering (ONWiE).

Big Ideas: Engineering is for everyone

March 7, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Engineering is for everyone

Disease detective Leyla Soleymani builds sensors that make finding disease faster, easier and more accurate.

Special delivery

March 7, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Special delivery

Heather Sheardown engineered a better eyedrop. Now, McMaster’s new Biomedical Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing (BEAM) project centre will help the chemical engineering professor take her technology from the lab to the manufacturing plant.

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