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Research and Innovation

McMaster Engineering has a well-established reputation as one of Canada's most research-intensive faculties in a range of disciplines from advanced manufacturing, materials, automotive, and nuclear research. We continue to push the boundaries of discovery in emerging areas, such as bio-innovation, micro-nano technology, smart systems, energy, and environmental sustainability.

Research Clusters

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

The future of manufacturing is in automation, digitization, and robotics.

 

Digital & Smart Systems

Digital & Smart Systems

Increasing connectivity and digitization continues to change our world.

 

Energy

Energy

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

 

Environment

Environment

 
Respect for the environment must be at the core of all engineering decisions in the future.

 

Health & Bio-innovation

Health & Bio-innovation

Saving lives, improving health and wellness and overall quality of life are key goals for biomedical engineers.

 

Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Improving transportation networks, buildings, water and waste water supplies and access to power..

 

Micro-Nano Systems

Micro-Nano Systems

Small scale. Big impact. Micro-nano systems are everywhere. 

 

Transportation

Transportation

The way we travel and transport our goods is changing dramatically.

 

In the News

Associate Dean recognized with two academic fellowships

November 30, 2021 /  Department News

Associate Dean recognized with two academic fellowships

Steve Hranilovic, professor and associate dean (academic), has been recognized for his significant leadership and research concerning optical wireless systems with two distinguished fellowships.

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

November 25, 2021 /  Department News

In the Media: Canada's mask guidance has changed. Here's why you might need an upgrade

Your cloth mask may not be as protective as you'd like, espe

McSCert project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device

November 23, 2021 /  Department News

McSCert project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device

MsSCert collaborates with Arrayus Technologies on a project to help assure the safety of focused ultrasound medical device.

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