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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.

"We want to know we did everything we could": How McMaster's manufacturing experts shifted to respond to COVID-19

April 29, 2020 /  Department News

"We want to know we did everything we could": How McMaster's manufacturing experts shifted to respond to COVID-19

When COVID-19 struck Hamilton in March, the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute (MMRI) team rallied to help the community design and manufacture protective gear and medical supplies. A month later, they’re working closer than ever with local hospitals and manufacturers.

In the Media: COVID-19 temperature screening: Group testing scanning technology at Hamilton grocery store

April 27, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Hamilton Spectator

In the Media: COVID-19 temperature screening: Group testing scanning technology at Hamilton grocery store

Enzo Jia, CEO and co-founder of Longan Vision, demonstrates the Gatekeeper system and how it's being tested in Jackson Square. Feature in The Hamilton Spectator.

McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

April 22, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster startup partners with Hamilton grocery store to pilot temperature screening technology for COVID-19

Local businesses have one more way to keep customers and employees safe from COVID-19, thanks to technology developed by a Hamilton start-up with tight ties to McMaster.

McMaster places 17th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

April 22, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster places 17th in the world in Times Higher Education Impact Rankings

McMaster University has placed 17th in the world in The Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings, which recognizes the important contributions universities make to their communities, countries and on an international scale.

Smiling in the face of cancer: One student’s journey during a pandemic

April 16, 2020 /  Department News

Smiling in the face of cancer: One student’s journey during a pandemic

It was no ordinary Zoom chat. On April 5, Julia Aprile, a second year civil engineering student at McMaster, shaved her head in front of over 20 friends and family members who cheered her on from her laptop.

First class graduates from Grand Challenges Scholars program

April 14, 2020 /  Department News

First class graduates from Grand Challenges Scholars program

This past September, McMaster University launched the Grand Challenges Scholars Program (GCSP), the first of its kind in Canada.

 McMaster Engineering call-out for industry partnerships to create solutions amid COVID-19

April 14, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering call-out for industry partnerships to create solutions amid COVID-19

If your organization can provide support such as working space or materials, or need help with design consultation, testing or prototyping, connect with us here.

McMaster Engineers part of team working on home test for COVID-19

April 13, 2020 /  Department News
Source: Brighter World

McMaster Engineers part of team working on home test for COVID-19

McMaster University researchers are racing to create a home-based COVID-19 testing kit, which could potentially be ready to move forward for approvals and manufacturing within months.

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.

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