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McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

July 16, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster visit to Penn State highlights cross-border collaboration

A meeting of the minds between Canadian and American academics and higher education staff prompted rich discussion and the promise of collaboration across borders during a visit to Penn State College of Engineering.

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

July 16, 2018 /  Department News

The Industry 4.0 experience inside the Learning Factory

The W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology’s new Learning Factory is a world-class facility that simulates the factory of the future.

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

July 10, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Matters of the heart

Eliminating heart disease is no easy feat. It’s one of the leading causes of death worldwide. But for Sarah Smith, who views the challenge through a more personal lens, anything is possible.

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

July 4, 2018 /  Department News

Giving the breath of life to premature babies

The device looks a little like a drink coaster – a 9×9 cm square of translucent silicone rubber surrounding an embedded grid, with two tubes mounted on opposite corners.

Scientists develop patch to detect meat contaminated with E. coli

July 3, 2018 /  Department News
Source: CBC News

Scientists develop patch to detect meat contaminated with E. coli

Scientists at McMaster University are developing a transparent patch to detect meat contaminated with E. coli.

Engineering professor named to Order of Canada

June 30, 2018 /  Department News

Engineering professor named to Order of Canada

Jamal Deen, professor of electrical and computer engineering, earns one of Canada's highest civilian honours.

Big Ideas: Educating tomorrow’s engineers

June 29, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Educating tomorrow’s engineers

Innovation should benefit everyone, says Dr. Gilles Patry

Data centre symposium unites industry and academics to discuss data centre transformation

June 22, 2018 /  Department News

Data centre symposium unites industry and academics to discuss data centre transformation

On June 14, the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), in partnership with McMaster Engineering and InsightaaS, hosted The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium, Canada's first event on data transformation and innovation.

Big Ideas: Designing a better engineer

June 22, 2018 /  Department News

Big Ideas: Designing a better engineer

Over the last five years, Robert Fleisig’s engineering students have designed devices to help people pump gas, turn on a washing machine, unlock a grocery cart, open a door, and more.

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