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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.

Testing COVID-19 medications using novel drug delivery technology for the eyes

November 27, 2020 /  Department News

Testing COVID-19 medications using novel drug delivery technology for the eyes

Hear about new COVID-19 related research from the C20/20 Innovation Hub in Episode 8 of Big Ideas for a Changing World, with Heather Sheardown and Fran Lasowski.

McMaster’s Virtual Learning Task Force delivers its report

November 27, 2020 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Daily News

McMaster’s Virtual Learning Task Force delivers its report

The Virtual Learning Task Force has delivered its report to the provost, which includes 21 recommendations for the university to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

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.

New campus-wide task force to explore challenges and best practices in virtual learning

November 9, 2020 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Daily News

New campus-wide task force to explore challenges and best practices in virtual learning

The Virtual Learning Task Force, comprised of 31 faculty, students and staff members from across campus, is co-chaired by Dean of Engineering Ishwar Puri and Social Sciences Dean Jeremiah Hurley.

The future of engineering education, according to global experts

November 6, 2020 /  Department News

The future of engineering education, according to global experts

In this special episode of Big Ideas for a Changing World, we’re playing back a virtual panel discussion led by John Preston during this year's Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) Industry Forum.

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.

The road to making one million face shields: MMRI partners with Whitebird

October 21, 2020 /  Department News

The road to making one million face shields: MMRI partners with Whitebird

In episode six of the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast, hear how the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) and Hamilton-based packaging company, Whitebird, teamed up to swiftly produce face shields for thousands of Canadian frontline workers during the pandemic.

To measure the severity of COVID-19, researchers create a tool that can pull an elusive marker from human blood

October 20, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

To measure the severity of COVID-19, researchers create a tool that can pull an elusive marker from human blood

It is the latest application of smart-surface technology to emerge from the laboratory of Tohid Didar, a mechanical engineering professor 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.

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