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Monique Beech

Manager, Strategic Communications

Monique leads communications and marketing efforts for the Faculty of Engineering in key strategic areas, including research, reputation enhancement and external relations.

McMaster University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

September 2, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CHCH

McMaster University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

Dean of Engineering Ishwar Puri teamed up with researchers at McMaster to create the at-home test able to detect SARS-COV-2 with a finger prick. He speaks about the research on CHCH.

McMaster researchers bringing to market invention to transport fragile vaccines without refrigeration

August 28, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster researchers bringing to market invention to transport fragile vaccines without refrigeration

Carlos Filipe and Sahar Esmaeili Samani are part of a team working with vaccine manufacturers to store and transport vaccines safely without refrigeration. They speak about the research and the startup, Elarex, on the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast.

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

August 24, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

A feature on McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) on the front page of The Toronto Star.

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

August 21, 2020 /  Department News
Source: TVO The Agenda

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

In Ontario, as in several American states, the Great Lakes Region is a massive economic engine. With the border mostly closed, during this COVID-19 pandemic, the region is looking for help to bounce back. Gail Krantzberg, W Booth professor, shares her insights.

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

August 21, 2020 /  Department News

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

The fourth annual Undergraduate Summer Research Poster Showcase took place on August 19, 2020. The online event welcomed 52 presenters from programs across the Faculty and 181 guests.

McMaster offering access to key software platforms used by engineers, scientists and researchers around the world

August 13, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster offering access to key software platforms used by engineers, scientists and researchers around the world

McMaster is providing access to key software platforms that allow next-level experiences to all students, faculty, staff, and researchers at no cost to end-users.

Making surfaces repellent to bacteria and viruses with Repel Wrap

August 12, 2020 /  Department News

Making surfaces repellent to bacteria and viruses with Repel Wrap

In Episode 3 of the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast, Leyla Soleymani and Tohid Didar share the latest on their bacteria and virus repellent plastic wrap and its potential use during the pandemic.

McMaster Engineering researcher contributes to historic cancer diagnosis in a dinosaur

August 7, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering researcher contributes to historic cancer diagnosis in a dinosaur

Greg Wohl, co-director of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences program (iBioMed) and an associate professor in mechanical engineering, uses his expertise in microCT scanning to aid a groundbreaking cancer discovery.

McMaster Engineering welcomes eight new faculty members and appoints five

August 5, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes eight new faculty members and appoints five

Eight new faculty members have joined the Faculty of Engineering; three in Computing & Software and five at the W Booth School for Engineering Practice & Technology. Five current faculty are entering new roles.

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