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New funding program creates more research co-op opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering department

June 30, 2021 /  Department News

New funding program creates more research co-op opportunities in Materials Science and Engineering department

Hatem Zurob, professor and chair of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at McMaster, inspires the launch of a new funding program to encourage more students to pursue a career in materials engineering.

In the Media: "Hamilton's Coreprint Patterns receives $860,000 to switch from foundry to creating COVID-19 medical items"

June 29, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: "Hamilton's Coreprint Patterns receives $860,000 to switch from foundry to creating COVID-19 medical items"

Following a suggestion by Stephen Veldhuis, professor of engineering at McMaster University, the company examined if it could manufacture components for COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction tests for hospitals and labs across the province.

Sustainable electric motor company Enedym Inc. secures $15 million investment

June 29, 2021 /  Department News

Sustainable electric motor company Enedym Inc. secures $15 million investment

Enedym, a technology company founded by McMaster Engineering's Ali Emadi, announced a $15 million financing round from an international group of strategic investors.

NSERC awards 14 McMaster Engineering researchers

June 28, 2021 /  Department News

NSERC awards 14 McMaster Engineering researchers

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has awarded 11 McMaster Engineering researchers through its Discovery research program, and three others have been awarded funding through the Research Tools and Instruments grants program (RTI) and Joint Canada-Germany Projects

McMaster and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and community rallies to share mask supply with United Way of Halton & Hamilton and YWCA

June 25, 2021 /  Department News

McMaster and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and community rallies to share mask supply with United Way of Halton & Hamilton and YWCA

Thanks to a group of McMaster faculty, staff and community partners, more than 150,000 Level 3 masks will go to help non-profit organizations.

In the Media: "Scientists develop hand-held rapid test that can diagnose bacterial infections in less than ONE HOUR"

June 25, 2021 /  Department News
Source: DailyMail.com

In the Media: "Scientists develop hand-held rapid test that can diagnose bacterial infections in less than ONE HOUR"

A new, hand-held test may allow doctors to easily diagnose bacterial infections in under an hour. The test, developed by a team at McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, uses a microchip to analyze a droplet of bodily fluid.

No lab required: New technology can diagnose infections in minutes, while patients wait in doctors’ offices

June 24, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

No lab required: New technology can diagnose infections in minutes, while patients wait in doctors’ offices

Engineering, biochemistry and medical researchers from across campus have combined their skills to create a hand-held rapid test for bacterial infections that can produce accurate, reliable results in less than an hour, eliminating the need to send samples to a lab.

Two students earn the prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medal

June 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Two students earn the prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medal

Every year, two exceptional McMaster students receive the Governor General’s Academic Medal, one of the most prestigious awards a student can receive in Canada. This year Kristen Abels, of the Faculty of Engineering, was among the two selected.

In the Media: Grade 12 university-bound grads: Orientation will help you in one of the biggest transitions of your lives

June 21, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: Grade 12 university-bound grads: Orientation will help you in one of the biggest transitions of your lives

Finishing high school and starting university is a huge leap for anyone. It can be daunting, especially when it’s hard to see what lies on the other side of the leap. In McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering, students were welcomed through a month-long orientation program starting in August.

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