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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 University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

September 2, 2020 /  Department News
Source: CHCH

McMaster University researchers develop a 15 minute rapid test for SARS-COV-2 antibodies

Dean of Engineering Ishwar Puri teamed up with researches at McMaster to create the at-home test able to detect SARS-COV-2 with a finger prick. He speaks about the research on CHCH.

McMaster researchers bringing to market invention to transport fragile vaccines without refrigeration

August 28, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster researchers bringing to market invention to transport fragile vaccines without refrigeration

Carlos Filipe and Sahar Esmaeili Samani are part of a team working with vaccine manufacturers to store and transport vaccines safely without refrigeration. They speak about the research and the startup, Elarex, on the Big Ideas for a Changing World podcast.

McMaster hosts international nuclear energy experts in virtual hackathon

August 26, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster hosts international nuclear energy experts in virtual hackathon

More than 70 nuclear experts, students and government representatives from Canada, the U.S. and the European Union gathered virtually for the Small Modular Reactors (SMR) Hackathon to share their expertise on nuclear energy solutions.

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August 25, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: 5 ways university education is being reimagined in response to COVID-19

With the new academic year beginning shortly, students, faculty and staff returning to higher education or arriving for the first time face uncertainty. There is anxiety about a fall term like no other.

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

August 24, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Toronto Star

In the Media: What should the PPE of the future look like? This McMaster University team wants to provide the answers

A feature on McMaster's Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) on the front page of The Toronto Star.

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

August 21, 2020 /  Department News
Source: TVO The Agenda

In the Media: Economic Recovery Via the Great Lakes

In Ontario, as in several American states, the Great Lakes Region is a massive economic engine. With the border mostly closed, during this COVID-19 pandemic, the region is looking for help to bounce back. Gail Krantzberg, W Booth professor, shares her insights.

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

August 21, 2020 /  Department News

Five Mac Eng students share their summer research experiences

The fourth annual Undergraduate Summer Research Poster Showcase took place on August 19, 2020. The online event welcomed 52 presenters from programs across the Faculty and 181 guests.

In the Media: Higher learning at McMaster Engineering this fall

August 19, 2020 /  Department News

In the Media: Higher learning at McMaster Engineering this fall

Michael Justason shares an innovative method of virtual teaching using a Lightboard on CHCH.

Colin McDonald wins prestigious teaching award

August 18, 2020 /  Department News

Colin McDonald wins prestigious teaching award

Colin McDonald has won the MacPherson 2020 President’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Learning.

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