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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.

Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

November 15, 2017 /  Department News

Stars overnight: McMaster Engineering alumni receive international attention

McMaster Engineering grads, Michael Takla, Rotimi Fadiya, Prateek Mathur and Shivad Bhavsar knew the James Dyson Award announcement would be big news. What they didn’t expect was a fan club.

Dean's Blog: Failing to Learn by Fearing Failure

November 13, 2017 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the Dean

Dean's Blog: Failing to Learn by Fearing Failure

As we probe the boundary between what is possible and what is impossible, we observe, catalog and learn more about the probable and the improbable and become more creative.

Optimal Aging Event Focuses on Tech Innovation

November 13, 2017 /  Department News

Optimal Aging Event Focuses on Tech Innovation

More than 50 researchers, graduate students and industry partners gathered on Thursday to explore new opportunities to collaborate and enhance aging research through technological innovation.

#InsidetheLab: The diverse research areas of advanced manufacturing

November 10, 2017 /  Department News

#InsidetheLab: The diverse research areas of advanced manufacturing

Students working at the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) are enhancing productivity, improving quality and increasing the lifespan of materials used in various manufacturing industries.

Searching for a silent threat: McMaster Engineering grads receive James Dyson Award for cancer detection device

November 9, 2017 /  Department News

Searching for a silent threat: McMaster Engineering grads receive James Dyson Award for cancer detection device

What started as a final year engineering class project at McMaster University is now an internationally recognized improved solution for the early detection of melanoma, the most dangerous form of skin cancer.

Chemical Engineering prof awarded Canada Research Chair

November 9, 2017 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Chemical Engineering prof awarded Canada Research Chair

Emily Cranston, associate professor, chemical engineering, is the Canada Research Chair in Bio-Based Nanomaterials (Tier 2). Emily uses biological components to develop environmentally friendly, high-performance and advanced materials from renewable resources like wood pulp with a focus on using na

Q&A with Vanessa Raponi, A Champion in Promoting Diversity in Engineering

November 8, 2017 /  Department News

Q&A with Vanessa Raponi, A Champion in Promoting Diversity in Engineering

McMaster University hosts the Conference on Diversity in Engineering (CDE) for the first time from November 10 to 13, 2017.

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

November 6, 2017 /  Department News
Source: Fireside with the Dean

Dean's Blog: Educate Citizen Scholars To Transform Our World

Beyond the attributes that graduates obtain from their programs of study, the job ready skills typically reported to be of greatest importance for employers include a fresh graduate’s ability to work in a team, leadership, capability to define and solve a problem, written and verbal communication.

Where engineering meets healthcare: First year iBioMed students design innovative hip implants

November 3, 2017 /  Department News

Where engineering meets healthcare: First year iBioMed students design innovative hip implants

Spider silk meshing that encourages bone regrowth. Silicon carbide that transmits stress signals to a physician. Ultra-high molecular-weight polyethylene that is strong, yet ductile.

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