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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

Fresh Faces: Boyang Zhang

August 1, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Boyang Zhang

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting 43 Engineering faculty members, all hired within the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among the world’s best

July 30, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering disciplines ranked among the world’s best

ShanghaiRanking, a top higher education ranking, rated 16 McMaster Engineering academic disciplines among the best in the world.

Fresh Faces: Kathryn Grandfield

July 18, 2018 /  Department News

Fresh Faces: Kathryn Grandfield

Welcome to Fresh Faces. In this series, we’re highlighting 43 Engineering faculty members, all hired within the last five years, who are doing interesting and innovative things in the lab and the classroom.

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