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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

Mac Eng researchers to develop and expand the power of hearing tech on personal devices

April 29, 2022 /  Department News

Mac Eng researchers to develop and expand the power of hearing tech on personal devices

An interdisciplinary project led by McMaster Engineering’s Rong Zheng and Ian Bruce will receive $250,000 in federal funding to explore bringing assistive hearing technology and virtual and augmented reality auditory capabilities to personal devices.

Behind the Big Ideas: Keena Trowell

March 20, 2022 /  Department News

Behind the Big Ideas: Keena Trowell

Get close to the brilliant McMaster Engineering minds changing the world. Explore the cutting-edge research of our Fireball Family members and meet the innovative people “Behind the Big Ideas.”

Zero-emission transit project from Mac Eng awarded federal funds for increased awareness, education

March 7, 2022 /  Department News

Zero-emission transit project from Mac Eng awarded federal funds for increased awareness, education

A McMaster University project, led by Moataz Mohamed, has received over $100,000 in federal funding to create the first Canadian interactive portal for zero-emission vehicle adoption in transit.

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