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McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

June 15, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

McMaster announces ten new Canada Research Chairs

Ten new researchers across three faculties have been named new Canada Research Chairs, a prestigious honour created to promote Canada’s world class research and development. Three additional researchers have had their chairs renewed or advanced.

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics recognized in Nature for testing and validating new drug delivery method

June 15, 2021 /  Department News

Sheardown Lab and Ripple Therapeutics recognized in Nature for testing and validating new drug delivery method

A new drug delivery system for patients with eye disease, developed by Ripple Therapeutics and validated pre-clinically in partnership with The Sheardown Lab, has been featured in the latest issue of Nature Communications.

Engineering professor Todd Hoare receives $1.65 million NSERC training grant

June 10, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Engineering professor Todd Hoare receives $1.65 million NSERC training grant

Engineering professor Todd Hoare and his team of researchers from McMaster and eight other universities in Ontario and Montreal have been awarded $1.65 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada’s CREATE program.

“Mobility is freedom”: Moataz Mohamed awarded SSHRC grant to improve Canada’s transit infrastructure

June 8, 2021 /  Department News

“Mobility is freedom”: Moataz Mohamed awarded SSHRC grant to improve Canada’s transit infrastructure

Engineers shape society in ways beyond developing technological breakthroughs and towering megaprojects. Policy recommendations that impact our work, housing, availability of goods – and transportation – are often influenced by engineers.

McMaster researchers receive $2.25 million in New Frontiers research funding

June 1, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

McMaster researchers receive $2.25 million in New Frontiers research funding

Congratulations to Todd Hoare and Ravi Selvaganapathy, professors with the departments of chemical engineering and mechanical engineering, who are among nine researchers each receiving $250,000 over two years in New Frontiers research funding.

Kathryn Grandfield wins prestigious Human Frontier Science Program grant

May 19, 2021 /  Department News

Kathryn Grandfield wins prestigious Human Frontier Science Program grant

Kathryn Grandfield, associate professor of biomedical engineering and materials science and engineering, has received a prestigious grant worth more than $1.3 million for research that could lead to better understanding of — and treatments for — illnesses related to bone density.

Seven McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

May 10, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Seven McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

University Scholars have distinguished themselves internationally and demonstrated a commitment to the discovery, communication and preservation of knowledge, as well as excellence in education and serving local and global communities.

Spring 2021 McMaster Engineering Faculty Appointments

May 4, 2021 /  Department News

Spring 2021 McMaster Engineering Faculty Appointments

Twelve McMaster Engineering faculty members have been appointed to new roles in 2021.

In the Media: Future COVID-19 vaccines might not have to be kept so cold

May 3, 2021 /  Department News
Source: National Geographic

In the Media: Future COVID-19 vaccines might not have to be kept so cold

Carlos Filipe, chemical engineer at McMaster University, and his colleagues are featured in this National Geographic story for his work testing sugary recipes for drying vaccines.

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