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Research & 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.

Our research intensity is nearly double the national average and we are growing.

We continue to push the boundaries of discovery in emerging areas, such as bioinnovation, micro-nano technology, smart systems, energy and environmental sustainability.

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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.

 

Research News

Data centre symposium unites industry and academics to discuss data centre transformation

June 22, 2018 /  Department News

Data centre symposium unites industry and academics to discuss data centre transformation

On June 14, the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC), in partnership with McMaster Engineering and InsightaaS, hosted The Great Canadian Data Centre Symposium, Canada's first event on data transformation and innovation.

Mechanical prof earns award to foster undergraduate research

June 19, 2018 /  Department News

Mechanical prof earns award to foster undergraduate research

Mechanical Engineering Assistant professor, Cheryl Quenneville has been awarded the $25,000 Petro-Canada-McMaster University Young Innovator Award, which builds on the connection between research and teaching by engaging undergraduate students in research.

McMaster researchers working to make roadside drug detection easier

May 24, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster researchers working to make roadside drug detection easier

Professors in the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology partner with Eye3 Concepts to develop non-invasive test for impairment.

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