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 New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

October 19, 2020 /  Department News

New faculty and postdoctoral fellows join McMaster Engineering

This fall, one new faculty member has joined the Faculty of Engineering along with seven adjunct faculty members, five associate members and 26 post-doctoral fellows.

Supporting the transformation of engineering education

October 7, 2020 /  Department News

Supporting the transformation of engineering education

Stephen Elop knows the value of experiential learning, first-hand. Almost 35 years ago as a student in computer engineering and management, Elop quickly discovered a passion and fascination with the tech sector and began searching for opportunities to develop skills outside of the traditional classr

McMaster among the first Canadian universities to track COVID-19 in campus wastewater

September 30, 2020 /  Department News
Source: McMaster Brighter World

McMaster among the first Canadian universities to track COVID-19 in campus wastewater

Scientists suggest tracking COVID-19 through wastewater—in combination with clinical tests—is a quick and effective tool to detect community spread, one of the biggest challenges facing public health experts as Ontario enters the second wave of the pandemic.

Five students share secrets to co-op success

September 29, 2020 /  Department News

Five students share secrets to co-op success

This year’s Co-op Return to (Virtual) Campus Event on September 16 welcomed 235 participants.

In the Media: Pandemic opens up great green opportunities for Great Lakes

September 4, 2020 /  Department News
Source: The Windsor Star

In the Media: Pandemic opens up great green opportunities for Great Lakes

The report on Great Lakes restoration efforts that she co-authored with Hartig provides “the empirical proof — investing in the environment creates economic growth,” said Gail Krantzberg, long-time Great Lakes researcher and a professor at McMaster University’s engineering program.

Students in Automation Engineering Technology helping the Hamilton Fire Department develop a digital, smart systems roadmap

August 21, 2020 /  Department News

Students in Automation Engineering Technology helping the Hamilton Fire Department develop a digital, smart systems roadmap

Smart technology is changing the world in many ways and has the potential to improve how firefighters access information in the field. To take advantage of these technologies, cities require infrastructure to receive and process vast amounts of data.

Researchers investigate a growing case for distributed smart systems and AI to reduce flooding in cities

August 14, 2020 /  Department News

Researchers investigate a growing case for distributed smart systems and AI to reduce flooding in cities

As our global climate changes, extreme weather events are growing in frequency in many places, including Southern Ontario. Ontario municipalities experience heavier rainfalls and more extreme storms that frequently overwhelm their sewer infrastructure.

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.

Student startup TaleTeller aims to connect families through their stories

July 30, 2020 /  Department News

Student startup TaleTeller aims to connect families through their stories

TaleTeller is a new startup being developed by four master’s students in W Booth's Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. They want to make it easier for people to record their personal stories and share them with their families.

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