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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Engineering graduate student event explores theme of adaptation

October 27, 2020 /  Department News

Engineering graduate student event explores theme of adaptation

From October 20 to 22, over 100 students from nine different universities attended the annual McMaster Engineering Technology Research and Innovation Conference (METRIC) 2020.

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