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In the Media: Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker

October 20, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Advanced Science News

In the Media: Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker

The prototype was created by a research collaboration led by McMaster’s Leyla Soleymani, a biomedical engineer and Canada Research Chair in Miniaturized Biomedical Devices. Featured in Advanced Science News.

 New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

October 19, 2020 /  Department News

New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

This fall, one new faculty member has joined the Faculty of Engineering along with seven adjunct faculty members, five associate members and 26 post-doctoral fellows.

Microscopic bone discovery holds promise for implants and bone diseases

October 14, 2020 /  Department News

Microscopic bone discovery holds promise for implants and bone diseases

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at McMaster University have discovered a structural feature of human bone that has never been studied before under a microscope, bringing scientists closer to advancing bone implants and treatments for bone diseases.

Watch: A conversation with Nobel laureates

October 9, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Watch: A conversation with Nobel laureates

Encounters with rock stars, parking privileges and of course, global recognition of the research that changed thousands of lives: Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland talk about the impact and importance of the Nobel Prize.

Hand-held device lets patients monitor their own blood for cancer biomarkers

October 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Hand-held device lets patients monitor their own blood for cancer biomarkers

Biomedical engineer Leyla Soleymani is one of the lead researchers who have developed a hand-held device to measure a biomarker for cancer, paving the way for home-based cancer monitoring.

In the Media: Canada Develops EV Technology, Advanced Mobility & The Talent Needed To Do It

October 6, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Autoline TV

In the Media: Canada Develops EV Technology, Advanced Mobility & The Talent Needed To Do It

Saeid Habibi, a professor of Mechanical Engineering, was interviewed by John Malloy of Autoline TV about innovative automotive research happening at McMaster.

McMaster researchers collaborate on N95 respirator made and approved in Canada

September 29, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster researchers collaborate on N95 respirator made and approved in Canada

A team of engineers, scientists and manufacturers from private industry and McMaster University have successfully created an N95 respirator made and approved for sale in Canada.

In the Media: B.C. facility partners with McMaster Engineering to produce N95-equivalent masks

September 28, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Global News

In the Media: B.C. facility partners with McMaster Engineering to produce N95-equivalent masks

McMaster researchers Rakesh Sahu and Ravi Selvaganapathy from the Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials are part of a team that created the first Canadian made N95 respirators.

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

September 24, 2020 /  Department News

Simulating virus spread risk and campus reopening using network science

Researchers Zoe Li and Wael El-Dakhakhni have received support from McMaster’s COVID-19 Research Fund to apply their digital twinning system to simulate reopening scenarios for McMaster’s campus. Hear more on the latest Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast episode.

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