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In the Media: What’s next with face masks?

March 29, 2022 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

In the Media: What’s next with face masks?

An interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers, including chemical engineering professor Charles de Lannoy and PhD student Scott Laengert, say to keep wearing masks in public, wear the best one available and pay attention to fit.

The future of COVID-19 detection lies in wastewater

March 29, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

The future of COVID-19 detection lies in wastewater

The applications of wastewater testing, which is highly sensitive and doesn't rely on sick people getting themselves tested, could go well beyond COVID-19, researchers say.

In the Media: So You Want to Be an Engineer

March 21, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Innovating Canada

In the Media: So You Want to Be an Engineer

Engineering is a rewarding career option that involves teamwork, creativity and problem-solving. It gives you the tools to improve sustainability and to design the world inclusively for our communities and families. Engineers translate scientific discoveries into useable, accessible products.

In the Media: Waterdown woman shares her story to inspire BIPOC youth and women

March 21, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Flamborough Review

In the Media: Waterdown woman shares her story to inspire BIPOC youth and women

Zobia Jawed, wastewater research lead, shares her story as a BIPOC woman in STEM to encourage others to become stronger, more resilient leaders.

In the Media: Radiation monitors down at Chernobyl

March 21, 2022 /  Department News
Source: CTV News

In the Media: Radiation monitors down at Chernobyl

Engineering physics professor and nuclear expert David Novog discusses the potential impact of downed radiation monitors at the Chernobyl nuclear plant.

Behind the Big Ideas: Keena Trowell

March 20, 2022 /  Department News

Behind the Big Ideas: Keena Trowell

Get close to the brilliant McMaster Engineering minds changing the world. Explore the cutting-edge research of our Fireball Family members and meet the innovative people “Behind the Big Ideas.”

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March 20, 2022 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering celebrates a full return back to campus with random acts of kindness

From February 14 - March 3, McMaster Engineering students, staff, and faculty marked a positive return back to in-person classes through daily random acts of kindness.

In the Media: Project sparks hope for improved cancer care in Kenya

March 16, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Academics Without Borders

In the Media: Project sparks hope for improved cancer care in Kenya

More professionals in critical fields of radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging are needed for better cancer care in Kenya. Andrea Hemmerich, from the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, is helping the Meru University of Science and Technology bridge the gap.

Silicon photonics student researcher awarded international Optica Amplify Scholarship for Black scientists, engineers

March 16, 2022 /  Department News

Silicon photonics student researcher awarded international Optica Amplify Scholarship for Black scientists, engineers

Hamidu Mbonde, a PhD student in engineering physics, is one of 15 Black students worldwide that has been awarded the prestigious Optica Amplify Scholarship.

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