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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.

Students are making it easier and safer for patients to self-administer hemodialysis

July 22, 2020 /  Department News

Students are making it easier and safer for patients to self-administer hemodialysis

Can human-centred design improve how patients and their caregivers learn to administer hemodialysis at home? Three McMaster Engineering students are exploring how we might improve this experience.

Can Smart Technology Improve How Patients Recover from Wounds?

June 8, 2020 /  Department News

Can Smart Technology Improve How Patients Recover from Wounds?

In partnership with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (SJHH), professors with the W Booth School are exploring if smart technology can help the healing and treatment of patient’s wounds.

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

April 9, 2020 /  Department News

McMaster Engineering professor and his son creating face shields for healthcare workers

Alec Fernback, Engineering 1 student and his dad, Mike Noseworthy, are working on 3D printed face shields in the iBioMed Design Studio

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

April 8, 2020 /  Department News

Sibling success: Electrical & biomedical engineering student and sister create unique mask for healthcare workers

Amanda Tomkins and her sister Kayla, a nursing student, used their time at home to design a mask that could potentially be used in place of an N95 respirator. Now, their design is nearing production.

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

April 7, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with ventilators for local hospitals

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for critical equipment for frontline workers. In the third part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at ventilators.

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

April 2, 2020 /  Department News

MacEng arms the frontlines with face shields: Using 3D printers and industry collaboration to create protective gear for healthcare workers

McMaster engineers, physicians, students and industry partners join forces to create timely solutions to the high demand for more personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline workers. In the second part of the MacEng arms the frontlines series, we take a look at face shields.

Manufacturing Engineering grad shares how he narrowed down his path to a career he loves

January 28, 2020 /  Department News

Manufacturing Engineering grad shares how he narrowed down his path to a career he loves

Ryan McMinn, graduate of W Booth's Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering, shares his story of discovering his career in manufacturing.

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