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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

McMaster Engineering researcher contributes to historic cancer diagnosis in a dinosaur

August 7, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering researcher contributes to historic cancer diagnosis in a dinosaur

Greg Wohl, co-director of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences program (iBioMed) and an associate professor in mechanical engineering, uses his expertise in microCT scanning to aid a groundbreaking cancer discovery.

McMaster Engineering welcomes eight new faculty members and appoints five

August 5, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering welcomes eight new faculty members and appoints five

Eight new faculty members have joined the Faculty of Engineering; three in Computing & Software and five at the W Booth School for Engineering Practice & Technology. Five current faculty are entering new roles.

"It's great to be back:" Researchers return to the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre

July 31, 2020 /  Department News

"It's great to be back:" Researchers return to the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre

Ali Emadi’s research group has transitioned back to some in-person research activities, getting back on track with both industry and student-led projects. Here’s what the transition looked like.

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