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In the Media: McMaster grad launched a scholarship for resilient engineering students. That fund got a big boost

December 28, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: McMaster grad launched a scholarship for resilient engineering students. That fund got a big boost

Sonia Sennik, a McMaster engineering physics graduate, saw her standalone gift balloon to a more than $300,000 endowed fund last week after dozens of her colleagues unexpectedly chipped in. Story featured in the Hamilton Spectator.

McMaster Engineering grad establishes fund to support resilient students. Her gift is multiplied sevenfold by colleagues

December 23, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering grad establishes fund to support resilient students. Her gift is multiplied sevenfold by colleagues

A $40,000 commitment to create a new scholarship for engineering students at McMaster University grew into a $300,000+ endowed fund with more than 40 start-up founders, CEOs, world-leading scientists, engineers, and economists contributing to the effort.

Top 10 McMaster Engineering stories to remember from 2020

December 22, 2020 /  Department News

Top 10 McMaster Engineering stories to remember from 2020

It was a year of uniting in the face of unprecedented challenges. As we take time to reflect, here are some particularly memorable stories from this challenging and unpredictable year.

Happy Holidays from McMaster Engineering

December 18, 2020 /  Department News

Happy Holidays from McMaster Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering sends its well wishes to you and your loved ones.

What PPE experts want you to know about cloth face masks

December 14, 2020 /  Department News

What PPE experts want you to know about cloth face masks

In Episode 9 of Big Ideas for a Changing World, four experts from McMaster’s Centre of Excellence in Protective Equipment and Materials (CEPEM) answer frequently asked questions about cloth masks, and how they’re working with industry partners to improve the next generation of PPE in Canada.

McMaster Engineering researchers named among world’s top scientists

December 11, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering researchers named among world’s top scientists

Sixty-seven researchers affiliated with the Faculty of Engineering at McMaster University are among the world’s top 100,000 – or top two per cent – of scientific experts in their disciplines, according to a database recently published by Stanford University.

Creating sustainable fuels for a low-carbon future

December 9, 2020 /  Department News

Creating sustainable fuels for a low-carbon future

Researchers at McMaster University are partnering with the National Research Council Canada (NRC) to make Canada’s energy economy more sustainable for generations to come.

McMaster to significantly increase wastewater testing designed to track COVID-19

December 9, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World McMaster

McMaster to significantly increase wastewater testing designed to track COVID-19

Researchers at McMaster University are ramping up a wastewater testing program designed to quickly detect and track COVID-19 in raw sewage which could serve as an early warning sign for current outbreaks and future pandemics.

McMaster named Canada’s most research-intensive university for the fourth year in a row

December 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

McMaster named Canada’s most research-intensive university for the fourth year in a row

For the fourth consecutive year, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities.

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