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"We want to know we did everything we could": How McMaster's manufacturing experts shifted to respond to COVID-19

April 29, 2020 /  Department News

"We want to know we did everything we could": How McMaster's manufacturing experts shifted to respond to COVID-19

When COVID-19 struck Hamilton in March, the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) team rallied to help the community design and manufacture protective gear and medical supplies. A month later, they’re working closer than ever with local hospitals and manufacturers.

In the Media: COVID-19 temperature screening: Group testing scanning technology at Hamilton grocery store

April 27, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: COVID-19 temperature screening: Group testing scanning technology at Hamilton grocery store

Enzo Jia, CEO and co-founder of Longan Vision, demonstrates the Gatekeeper system and how it's being tested in Jackson Square. Feature in The Hamilton Spectator.

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

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