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Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

March 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Using Technology to Build Community

At 25, Janelle Hinds (B.Eng. ‘15, Electrical and Biomedical) is a tech-savvy entrepreneur who has already left a lasting mark on McMaster and is now being noticed by the rest of the world.

Faculty of Engineering students take top prizes at 2018 Forge Student Startup Competition

March 28, 2018 /  Department News

Faculty of Engineering students take top prizes at 2018 Forge Student Startup Competition

Two McMaster Engineering student entrepreneurs and health tech startups took home top prizes at this year’s Forge Student Startup Competition, held on March 22 at CIBC Hall.

How smartphones are heating up the planet

March 27, 2018 /  Department News
Source: The Conversation

How smartphones are heating up the planet

When we think about climate change, the main sources of carbon emissions that come to mind for most of us are heavy industries like petroleum, mining and transportation. Rarely do we point the finger at computer technologies.

McMaster civil engineer studying Hamilton transit

March 26, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster civil engineer studying Hamilton transit

McMaster University researchers are starting a new project to re-envision bus service with transit provider Hamilton Street Railway (HSR).

Engineering profs earn teaching awards

March 24, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Engineering profs earn teaching awards

The McMaster Students Union handed out its annual teaching awards, honouring the best and most engaging educators on campus. The Merit Award went to Civil Engineering assistant professor Moataz Mohamed. Mechanical Engineering's Eu-gene Ng earns teaching excellence award.

McMaster prof featured at American Chemical Society national meeting

March 23, 2018 /  Department News
Source: Chemical & Engineering News

McMaster prof featured at American Chemical Society national meeting

Chemists from around the world gathered in the Crescent City for the 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition on March 18–22. Emily Cranston The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture.

Big Ideas: Blurring the boundaries between science and engineering

March 22, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Blurring the boundaries between science and engineering

Innovation happens when researchers “straddle the fence” between disciplines. Just ask Todd Hoare.

The Forge Student Startup Competition: Meet this year's engineering student finalists

March 21, 2018 /  Department News

The Forge Student Startup Competition: Meet this year's engineering student finalists

The Forge Student Startup Competition is the largest student entrepreneurial competition at McMaster. The fourth annual event will take place on Thursday, March 22 in CIBC Hall at 5:30 pm.

 Bringing together health care, big data and machine learning

March 21, 2018 /  Department News
Source: SOSCIP

Bringing together health care, big data and machine learning

Omar Boursalie is a second-year PhD student in the School of Biomedical Engineering at McMaster University. His research focus is on overcoming challenges in health care through big data and machine learning.

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