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Six McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

May 20, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Six McMaster researchers recognized as University Scholars

Mehdi Narimani, associate professor in the department of electrical and computer engineering, is among the researchers who have been named 2022 University Scholars.

In the Media: Maple Leaf invests in cultivated meat maker

May 19, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Food Business News

In the Media: Maple Leaf invests in cultivated meat maker

Cultivated meat startup Evolved Meats has raised $2 million in a seed round led by Maple Leaf Foods and Big Idea Ventures. Their approach is enabled by provisionally patented innovations in tissue engineering developed by CEO Alireza Shahin during his research with Ravi Selvaganapathy.

In the Media: Reinvestment needed in post-secondary education research and mental health

May 18, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Flamborough Review

In the Media: Reinvestment needed in post-secondary education research and mental health

Mac Eng’s Zobia Jawed, who is part of Metroland’s Diversity and Inclusion Community Advisory Committee, writes on further investment in post-secondary education and commitment to protect the mental health of the future young workforce for a brighter and more resilient post-pandemic recovery.

Two McMaster student-led projects nominated to international round of global competition

May 18, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Two McMaster student-led projects nominated to international round of global competition

The innovative ideas put forward by two groups of McMaster students, including those in the Faculty of Engineering, have been nominated to the international round of the U21 RISE Awards.

Meet McMaster’s spring 2022 honorary degree recipients

May 18, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Meet McMaster’s spring 2022 honorary degree recipients

Brian Warren — child advocate, social entrepreneur and former CFL player — and Barry White — engineer, entrepreneur, cultural champion and agricultural innovator — will receive honorary degrees at the Faculty of Engineering spring convocation ceremonies.

Updates to McMaster’s COVID-19 safety measures

May 17, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Updates to McMaster’s COVID-19 safety measures

The university will pause its mask mandate as of June 1, but continues to strongly encourage our community to wear a mask indoors or in close proximity to others while outdoors.

In the Media: Environmental sustainability key in post-pandemic world

May 15, 2022 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: Environmental sustainability key in post-pandemic world

McMaster University launched its first university-wide sustainability strategy on April 19 with a collective commitment to engage students, faculty and staff in transforming the campus into a living laboratory for sustainability, Mac Eng's Zobia Jawed writes.

In the Media: As interest in electric vehicles soars, experts say they haven't quite hit the mainstream

May 15, 2022 /  Department News
Source: CBC Radio

In the Media: As interest in electric vehicles soars, experts say they haven't quite hit the mainstream

Rising cost of fuel has more car buyers considering electrified options but the big test will be whether manufacturers can cut prices enough to get customers in the showroom — and EVs on the road — according to Greig Mordue, an associate professor with the Faculty of Engineering.

Campus flags at half-mast today in memory of Miao Yu

May 10, 2022 /  Department News
Source: Daily News

Campus flags at half-mast today in memory of Miao Yu

Flags are at half-mast in memory of an engineering physics graduate student who passed away last week. Miao Yu will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her many friends, advisors and staff at McMaster Engineering.

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