The Faculty of Engineering celebrated several milestones this month, including being ranked 5th for program reputation in Maclean's annual rankings of Canadian engineering programs -- up one spot from last year. We are also working on ways to fine-tune the virtual learning experience for students and faculty, while pushing forward on pressing research collaborations.
You can read about them in this edition of MacEng Insight.
Ishwar K.Puri, Dean
Faculty of Engineering
Digital infrastructure is the new frontier We need today’s sporadic initiatives to be more interoperable, cohesive, and national. This can start with the federal government, in collaboration with the provinces and private partners, says Saiedeh Razavi in an op-ed for The Hill Times.
Hand-held device reads levels of cancer biomarker The prototype was created by a research collaboration led by McMaster’s Leyla Soleymani, a biomedical engineer and Canada Research Chair in Miniaturized Biomedical Devices. Featured in Advanced Science News.
Four McMaster profs honoured with provincial awards of excellence Two members of the Faculty of Engineering, John Preston, associate dean for research and external relations; and Heather Sheardown, chemical engineering professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Opthalmic Biomaterials, have received a Minister's Award of Excellence.
Listen and subscribe to Big Ideas for a Changing World, a research podcast hosted by John Preston, associate dean, research & external relations.
In the latest episode, "The road to making one million face shields," hear how the McMaster Manufacturing Research Institute and local packaging company Whitebird stepped up to help the community during this crisis.