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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

Four Undergraduate Research Showcase projects you need to check out

August 18, 2022 /  Department News

Four Undergraduate Research Showcase projects you need to check out

McMaster Engineering undergraduate researchers returned to the JHE lobby to share their summer projects with the community at the annual showcase event.

Researchers create device to replicate conditions in blood vessels after grafts

August 11, 2022 /  Department News

Researchers create device to replicate conditions in blood vessels after grafts

Tohid Didar and Jeff Weitz have created a 'graft on a chip', which replicates blood flow after a vascular graft, allowing them to test how well their innovative treatment for blood vessels prevents clots from forming.

Discover 7 Mac Eng research projects from social robots to algorithmic watchdogs

July 18, 2022 /  Department News

Discover 7 Mac Eng research projects from social robots to algorithmic watchdogs

The federal government is investing in McMaster Engineering researchers, who are working on exciting new developments in materials science, civil engineering and computing and software.

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