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McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

April 22, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

Local businesses have one more way to keep customers and employees safe from COVID-19, thanks to technology developed by a Hamilton start-up with tight ties to McMaster.

 McMaster Engineering call-out for industry partnerships to create solutions amid COVID-19

April 14, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering call-out for industry partnerships to create solutions amid COVID-19

If your organization can provide support such as working space or materials, or need help with design consultation, testing or prototyping, connect with us here.

McMaster Engineers part of team working on home test for COVID-19

April 13, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster Engineers part of team working on home test for COVID-19

McMaster University researchers are racing to create a home-based COVID-19 testing kit, which could potentially be ready to move forward for approvals and manufacturing within months.

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

April 9, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, Engineering 1 student and his dad, Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

April 8, 2020 /  Department News

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

Amanda Tomkins and her sister Kayla, a nursing student, used their time at home to design a mask that could potentially be used in place of an N95 respirator. Now, their design is nearing production.

McMaster researchers rally to help Canadian company expedite new mask to meet urgent COVID-19 demand

April 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers rally to help Canadian company expedite new mask to meet urgent COVID-19 demand

Engineering and medical researchers at McMaster University have been racing to assist Woodbridge Foam Corporation in getting a new made-in-Canada mask designed, tested and certified, as supplies of existing medical masks become less certain.

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

As transit services in many countries may come to a halt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of McMaster engineers are using data to advocate for an accessible City of Hamilton

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for critical equipment for frontline workers. In the third part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at ventilators.

Undergraduate Summer Research programs continue amid COVID-19

April 6, 2020 /  Department News

Undergraduate Summer Research programs continue amid COVID-19

McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering announced that Undergraduate Summer Research programs will proceed remotely while following social distancing guidelines during COVID-19.

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