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Industry Partners

Ranked among the world’s top engineering schools, the Faculty of Engineering plays a significant role in helping McMaster University earn its reputation as one of Canada’s most innovative universities.

Our Faculty of Engineering enjoys strong links with industry in Canada, across North America and around the world. A range of strategic partnerships with industry, including joint funding of industrial research chairs, sharing of research equipment, transfer of intellectual property and consulting, providing industry with ideas, products and skilled people, and give faculty and students a way to stay on top of industry needs and to address the grand challenges facing our world.

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McMaster Engineering Industry Innovation in the News

McMaster earns gold standard for integrating industry software into engineering curriculum

September 13, 2017 /  Department News

McMaster earns gold standard for integrating industry software into engineering curriculum

McMaster University was recently recognized for integrating industry software and skills into engineering curriculum with a PACE Gold Certification award. McMaster is one of a few universities outside of the U.S. to receive the prestigious award.

Researchers improve data centres

July 4, 2017 /  Department News

Researchers improve data centres

A McMaster University research centre has a received a near $1 million grant to create a smart system that monitors the vital signs of data centres, saving companies energy, labour time, and money.

Helping industry: McMaster engineering professor using manufacturing processes to help biomedical company make blood diagnostic tool

March 31, 2015 /  Department News

Helping industry: McMaster engineering professor using manufacturing processes to help biomedical company make blood diagnostic tool

McMaster University researchers are working with a Toronto-based start-up to create a blood-testing device to help reduce the number of blood samples required from patients to get accurate results.

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McMaster has a long history and a respected reputation for working with the local Hamilton community and Canadian Industry. Our focus on experiential, problem-based learning and our inter-disciplinary approach to collaboration results in smarter insights and ground-breaking ideas that enable us to push the boundaries of discovery while exploring emerging areas and technologies that provide our connected businesses with greater competitive advantage in local and international markets.

Our collaborative approach enables us to connect industry with state of the art equipment, expertise and highly-skilled students. And it allows our students to jump start their careers by putting them in direct contact with industry ahead of graduation.

 

"Nobody wants to miss the next Uber or the next Airbnb...We're seeing it already. VC's will fly to...Hamilton to make sure they don't miss the next giant...If you have a fresh idea, try it. Because that fresh perspective could be what disrupts industry."

Brandon Lee, Consul General to Canada in Silicon Valley, McMaster Alumus '99

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Engineering Solutions for Industry 

Our emerging talent and seasoned experts collaborate with governments, the proviate sector, and other institutions to discover, design and commercialize tomorrow's most innovative technologies.

Click the PDFs below to learn how we are supporting key sectors in Canada and across the globe.

Aerospace & Defense

Aerospace & Defense

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence

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Our researchers help industry realize their ideas, maximize their efficiencies, and 

Infrastructure

Civil Engineer Saiedeh Razavi develops and tests high-tech and smart sensor-based solutions that help save lives in construction zones by detecting hazards near workers, equipment operators and vehicles in work zones.She is sharing her expertise with Dufferin Construction Co. and Fortran Traffic Systems Ltd.

Health Innovation

Mechanical Engineer Ravi Selvaganapathy is developing reactive inks for use in applications ranging from contact lenses to computer keyboard springs. The project involves Structur3d Printing, Silcotech and Siltech.

Energy

Mechanical Engineer Jim Cotton is helping Pizza Pizza find ways to gather energy by harvesting heat from pizza ovens. With $3.8 M in funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Ontairo Research Fund, Cotton is developing integrated energy systems for small-scale industrial processes. 

 

For more about how our researchers are making impact for industry, click to learn about our research clusters & entrepreneurship ecosystem. 

Research Clusters   Industry in the News   Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

McMaster Engineering is committed to engineering solutions through collaboration. Our researchers are eager to collaborate with government, the private sector, and other institution to discover, design, and commercialize innovative new technologies and materials for today's markets. We are also committed to immersing our students in industry, to boosting their entrepreneurial drive, and to giving them new opportunities with start ups and seasoned industry leaders. 

Our researchers can help you succeed. Connect with us. 

Office of the Associate Dean, Research & External Relations

Telephone: (905) 525-9140 x 27129

Office Location : JHE A214 

 Office Hours: 8:30AM to 4:30PM

 

 

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