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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

McMaster researchers boost business of Ontario manufacturers

February 15, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster researchers boost business of Ontario manufacturers

McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute improves productivity of Burlington automotive parts company

McMaster and Hamilton partners in successful Supercluster bid

February 15, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster and Hamilton partners in successful Supercluster bid

Advanced Manufacturing is one of five superclusters that will bring industry, universities and other partners together as Canada unveiled a new, major investment to drive innovation and economic development.

McMaster University engineers make drug testing more efficient and affordable

February 9, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster University engineers make drug testing more efficient and affordable

McMaster University engineers have devised a way to make testing for new drugs more efficient and affordable, and reduce the time for helpful medications to reach the public

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