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In the Media: New Mac engineering dean plans to be ‘role model’

June 28, 2022 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: New Mac engineering dean plans to be ‘role model’

Heather Sheardown, who joined McMaster’s Department of Chemical Engineering as the only woman assistant professor in 1998, will now become head of the Faculty of Engineering.

McMaster researchers receive nearly $11 million in NSERC Discovery funding

June 28, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers receive nearly $11 million in NSERC Discovery funding

McMaster University researchers will receive $10.9 million to fund projects as part of NSERC’s 2022 Discovery Research Program. Researchers affiliated with the Faculty of Engineering account for half of those receiving the Discovery Launch Supplements.

Two engineering grads awarded prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medals

June 27, 2022 /  Department News

Two engineering grads awarded prestigious Governor General’s Academic Medals

McMaster engineering graduates have captured two of the three Governor General Academic Medals that the university awarded in 2022.

McMaster experts speak at parliamentary committee on nuclear energy innovations

June 24, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster experts speak at parliamentary committee on nuclear energy innovations

Two nuclear experts, including the Faculty of Engineering’s Dave Novog, discussed small modular reactor research and development in Canada at the Standing Committee on Science and Research.

Five things you need to know about McMaster Engineering’s new Dean

June 23, 2022 /  Department News

Five things you need to know about McMaster Engineering’s new Dean

On International Women in Engineering Day, we celebrate Heather Sheardown, the Faculty’s first woman to become Dean. Get to know Sheardown with our list below.

In the Media: Engineering better solutions on domestic violence

June 22, 2022 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Engineering better solutions on domestic violence

Three Master of Engineering Design students are designing an online peer-support community for those affected by domestic violence and concerned friends and family.

In the Media: Next Generation of Skilled Talent Finds Solutions at the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute

June 22, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Innovating Canada

In the Media: Next Generation of Skilled Talent Finds Solutions at the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute

As manufacturers contend with new challenges, the MMRI is finding solutions in its resources: world-class facilities, industrial-scale equipment, and the crux of innovation — its people.

Doctoral degree recipient Barry Hill launches Indigenous engineering student scholarship

June 21, 2022 /  Department News

Doctoral degree recipient Barry Hill launches Indigenous engineering student scholarship

Distinguished alumnus Barry Hill, who received an honorary doctorate degree from McMaster University at spring convocation, is establishing The William Barry Hill Scholarship to support upper-year level Indigenous engineering students.

A Grand day of STEM activities for Indigenous high school students

June 21, 2022 /  Department News

A Grand day of STEM activities for Indigenous high school students

Six Nations Polytechnic partners with McMaster University and the University of Waterloo to explore STEM field work in the Grand River.

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