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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.

Brothers band together to create do it yourself PPE respirator from parts around the house

April 10, 2020 /  Department News

Brothers band together to create do it yourself PPE respirator from parts around the house

With the threat of personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, brothers, John and Matthew Milkovich were concerned about their parents who work in healthcare.

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

April 9, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, Engineering 1 student and his dad, Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

April 8, 2020 /  Department News

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

Amanda Tomkins and her sister Kayla, a nursing student, used their time at home to design a mask that could potentially be used in place of an N95 respirator. Now, their design is nearing production.

McMaster researchers rally to help Canadian company expedite new mask to meet urgent COVID-19 demand

April 8, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster researchers rally to help Canadian company expedite new mask to meet urgent COVID-19 demand

Engineering and medical researchers at McMaster University have been racing to assist Woodbridge Foam Corporation in getting a new made-in-Canada mask designed, tested and certified, as supplies of existing medical masks become less certain.

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

“This is our contribution to the community”: McMaster engineers help shape transit services amid COVID-19 crisis

As transit services in many countries may come to a halt in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of McMaster engineers are using data to advocate for an accessible City of Hamilton

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for critical equipment for frontline workers. In the third part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at ventilators.

Undergraduate Summer Research programs continue amid COVID-19

April 6, 2020 /  Department News

Undergraduate Summer Research programs continue amid COVID-19

McMaster’s Faculty of Engineering announced that Undergraduate Summer Research programs will proceed remotely while following social distancing guidelines during COVID-19.

In the media: 'Brutal education:' Inside the mad rush to make masks to battle COVID-19

April 3, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Financial Post

In the media: 'Brutal education:' Inside the mad rush to make masks to battle COVID-19

Financial Post story chronicles how McMaster engineers are working “24/7” to churn out a product that up until two weeks ago they had no expertise in

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

April 2, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers. In the second part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at face shields.

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