Energy – Faculty of Engineering


Energy is essential to heat our homes, make our products and fuel our cars.

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Internally, McMaster institute for Energy Studies (MIES) provides a forum for cooperation and interdisciplinary interactions between McMaster faculty members in the energy area and acts as a point of contact at McMaster for energy-related opportunities and to communicate them to the McMaster community. It encourages and fosters an interdisciplinary systems approach to the solution of energy problems in order to establish a credible capability for the assessment and evaluation of energy systems, thus providing authoritative advice to governments and industry.


Dr. Dave Novog

Professor and NSERC Industrial Research Chair, Department of Engineering Physics

Dr. James S. Cotton

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

The MNR is Canada’s most powerful research reactor and the nation’s only major neutron source. This 5 MW multi-purpose reactor provides neutrons for research and medical isotope production.

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