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In the Media: Ontario engineering firm offers staff $20,000 to help buy first homes in scorching market

July 7, 2021 /  Department News
Source: The Globe and Mail

In the Media: Ontario engineering firm offers staff $20,000 to help buy first homes in scorching market

Ontario engineering company founded by McMaster Alumnus Chris Crozier, is giving staff $20,000 to help them buy their first home. C.F. Crozier & Associates Inc. started providing the incentive as the pandemic's housing boom sent home prices soaring and shut more Canadians out of the housing market.

Dean of Engineering to assume new role at US university

July 6, 2021 /  Department News

Dean of Engineering to assume new role at US university

Ishwar Puri, who has been McMaster’s dean of engineering since 2013, is taking on a new role as vice president, research at the University of Southern California.

In the Media: "Condo collapse in Florida 'very, very unlikely' to occur in Hamilton, local experts say"

July 5, 2021 /  Department News
Source: CBC Hamilton

In the Media: "Condo collapse in Florida 'very, very unlikely' to occur in Hamilton, local experts say"

The condo collapse in Florida, that killed at least 24 and from which 121 people are still missing, is unlikely to happen in Hamilton, according to local experts.

Meet McMaster’s 2021 Schulich Leaders

July 5, 2021 /  Department News
Source: McMaster DailyNews

Meet McMaster’s 2021 Schulich Leaders

McMaster’s new group of Schulich Leaders are ready to change the world, with the support of Canada’s most coveted undergraduate scholarship for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to help them get there.

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.

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