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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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July 29, 2020 /  Department News

W Booth School is Proud of Results from Partnership with Hamilton’s CityLAB

CityLAB was created by the City of Hamilton in partnership with McMaster University, Mohawk College and Redeemer University as a pilot program in 2017.

NGen and McMaster partner to make advanced certificate programs easier to access

July 24, 2020 /  Department News

NGen and McMaster partner to make advanced certificate programs easier to access

McMaster’s W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology, Certificates of Completion program and Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) have partnered to reduce the financial barriers for professional learning programs.

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