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McMaster inventors’ repellent wrap shown to shed all viruses and bacteria

February 28, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster inventors’ repellent wrap shown to shed all viruses and bacteria

RepelWrap, a self-cleaning plastic wrap developed by McMaster researchers Leyla Soleymani and Tohid Didar, protects surfaces from dangerous bacteria as well as viruses, new research shows. Repelwrap is now moving toward scaled-up production for the marketplace.

Non-invasive monitoring and diagnostic framework present a breakthrough in cardiological treatment

February 11, 2022 /  Department News

Non-invasive monitoring and diagnostic framework present a breakthrough in cardiological treatment

A research team led by Zahra Motamed, professor with the Faculty of Engineering, has developed a non-invasive monitoring and diagnostic framework, which doctors say will help individualize and improve future treatment for patients with cardiovascular disease.

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Celebrating the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

To mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, research being executed by women in STEM is highlighted, including work of Zahra Motamed and students Khadijeh Miarabbas Kiani and Lianna Genovese.

Academic and Industry Powerhouses Combine Forces to Rethink the Future of Inclusive Mobility

February 1, 2022 /  Department News

Academic and Industry Powerhouses Combine Forces to Rethink the Future of Inclusive Mobility

Cubic Transportation Systems and McMaster University launch Centre of Excellence for Artificial Intelligence and Smart Mobility

Babak Nahid-Mobarakeh honoured with prestigious fellowship recognizing electric motor drive systems research

January 28, 2022 /  Department News

Babak Nahid-Mobarakeh honoured with prestigious fellowship recognizing electric motor drive systems research

Babak Nahid-Mobarakeh, a professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, is being honoured with an extraordinary fellowship within the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

In the Media: Concussion management is changing as more research suggests exercise is best approach

January 28, 2022 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: Concussion management is changing as more research suggests exercise is best approach

While concussion patients were once prescribed rest in a dark room, Bhanu Sharma, Post Doctoral Fellow, explains that in recent years concussion management has literally come out of the dark.

McMaster ranked #1 for graduate student research intensity

January 25, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster ranked #1 for graduate student research intensity

McMaster University continues to rank among the country’s most research-intensive universities – for both graduate students and faculty members – in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities.

Lydell Wiebe presented HA Krentz award by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

January 21, 2022 /  Department News

Lydell Wiebe presented HA Krentz award by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction

Lydell Wiebe, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering at McMaster University, and Sanda Koboevic, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering with Polytechnique Montreal, have been jointly presented with the H.A. Krentz award.

Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

January 14, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Hamilton Health Sciences

Hamilton virology lab gets a ‘grasp’ on COVID-19 testing

The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, together with the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute — directed by Stephen Veldhuis — and Coreprint Patterns, created a grasping tool to confront global supply-chain shortage on forceps and keep up with the demand of COVID-19 tests.

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