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In the Media: Polypropylene, the material now recommended for COVID-19 mask filters: What it is, where to get it

November 19, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: Polypropylene, the material now recommended for COVID-19 mask filters: What it is, where to get it

With masks being made at home and by local clothing companies, here’s what you need to know about Public Health Agency of Canada’s new recommendations. Charles de Lannoy, an assistant professor in Chemical Engineering, co-wrote this piece in The Conversation.

McMaster Engineering, one of Canada's top engineering programs, recruiting globally for research faculty positions

November 15, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering, one of Canada's top engineering programs, recruiting globally for research faculty positions

To support McMaster Engineering’s growth and longstanding strengths in research, innovation and graduate training, The Faculty is recruiting widely for tenure-track and teaching-track positions across multiple departments.

Computing and software graduate creates technology to make web more accessible for blind users

November 12, 2020 /  Department News

Computing and software graduate creates technology to make web more accessible for blind users

Information online needs to be made more accessible for visually impaired users, especially in a time where virtual spaces are used more than ever – that's the mission behind Guy Meyer’s research.

McMaster inventors of pathogen-repelling wrap earn top prize in global innovation competition

November 12, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster inventors of pathogen-repelling wrap earn top prize in global innovation competition

McMaster Engineering's Leyla Soleymani and Tohid Didar, who led the team that created RepelWrap, have been named grand prize winners in the 2020 Create the Future design contest, organized by engineering-design news provider Tech Briefs, the company announced today from New York.

Advancing drug treatments for diseases using AI and machine learning

November 11, 2020 /  Department News

Advancing drug treatments for diseases using AI and machine learning

Student researchers at McMaster Engineering are paving the way for more accurate drug testing using machine learning and AI.

McMaster-FCA partnership wins NSERC award for advancing the electrified car of the future

November 10, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster-FCA partnership wins NSERC award for advancing the electrified car of the future

Today, Ali Emadi accepts the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Synergy Award for Innovation for McMaster's ongoing collaboration with Fiat Chrysler Auto to develop the next generation of electric and hybrid vehicles.

From groundwater to wildfires, Global Water Futures invests $2.4M in McMaster researchers

November 4, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

From groundwater to wildfires, Global Water Futures invests $2.4M in McMaster researchers

Five McMaster projects have been awarded a further $2.4M by Global Water Futures (GWF)—the world’s largest university-led freshwater research program.

The safest, smartest COVID reopening plan

October 29, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

The safest, smartest COVID reopening plan

Researchers from McMaster Engineering are working on a way to guide decisions on reopening cities, businesses and other large operations during and after the pandemic. Read the latest project feature of Wael El-Dakhakhni and Zoe Li's project, CityDNA.

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

October 26, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

Smart Freight Centre research partnership receives major funding award

A new research initiative from the Smart Freight Centre has received a major funding award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Associate professor Saiedeh Razavi is part of the multi-disciplinary research team.

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