Dept. of Mining and Materials Engineering

Congratulations to Professor Ferri Hassani who was the recipient of the CIM 2017 Distinguished Service Medal Award

Published on: 7 Jun 2017

New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight.  For more information, follow this link:  Bright future for self-charging batteries

 

 

Published on: 26 Apr 2017

New joint McGill-Hydro-Québec research at the spotlight.  For more information, follow this link:  Bright future for self-charging batteries

 

Published on: 26 Apr 2017

On February 28th, 2017, Professor Emeritus John J. Jonas was the recipient of the prestigious Acta Materialia Gold Medal.  Along with a solid, 24 karat, gold medal, Prof. Jonas received a $10,000 USD cash prize. This award recognizes his seminal contributions to understanding phase transformations and dynamic re-crystallization in steel when it is red hot and flying through a rolling mill at 100 km/hr.

Published on: 15 Mar 2017

Some exciting news! McGill moved from no 13 to no 6 in the category Engineering- Mineral & Mining released yesterday by QS. See this news announcement.

Published on: 10 Mar 2017

Some exciting news! McGill moved from no 13 to no 6 in the category Engineering- Mineral & Mining released yesterday by QS. See this news announcement:

Published on: 10 Mar 2017

Alexandra Plante ’11 studied Materials Engineering at McGill. She participated in the Materials Engineering co-op program during university and accumulated a wide range of work experiences prior to graduation at companies including BlackBerry and Pratt & Whitney. Immediately after graduating, she took a role as a post-graduate placement intern in materials for Adidas in Germany for eight months, and then as project manager at an engineering consulting firm for a year where she had previously completed an internship after her U0 year.

Classified as: mentor
Published on: 13 Feb 2017

The Department of Mining and Materials Engineering is proud to announce that Heather Mantel, a U1 undergraduate student in the Materials Engineering Co-op Program, is this year’s recipient of the "Claudia Macedo Memorial SURE Award in Sustainable Engineering".

Published on: 3 Aug 2016

Emeritus Prof. John J. Jonas - Winner of the 2017 Acta Materialia Gold Medal Award

Congratulations to Prof. Jonas on receiving this award in recognition of research contributions and leadership in materials science.   The presentation of this award will take place during the TMS Spring Meeting to be held in San Diego from 26th February – 2nd March 2017.

Published on: 6 Jul 2016

Professor Philip Andrew Distin

It is with great sadness that I report that Professor Philip Distin passed away on January 12, 2016, at his home.

The following memorial tribute was read at the February 9 Faculty Council meeting. The death notice can be found here.

Published on: 10 Feb 2016

Congratulations to our students from REGAL-McGill, Philippe Hendrix, Senlin Cui, Bamidele Akinrinola and Ogeday Rodop, who received awards for their posters at the REGAL Students Day 2015. REGAL-McGill was well represented with 17 students. REGAL is a Research Centre on Aluminium and regroups six universities and one Cegep.

AAC award : Philippe Hendrix

CQRDA award : Senlin Cui

Dynamic Concept award : Bamidele Akinrinlola

CMQ  award : Ogeday Rodop

 

Published on: 29 Jan 2016

We are proud to announce two female McGill Mining Engineering students will be meeting Paul Rollinson, president and CEO of Kinross, on January 15, 2016. This is a direct result of the second annual Auction for Action event hosted by Women Who Rock on Oct 28, 2015 in Toronto.

Check out the group photo with more details of the event.

Congratulations to Mélanie LaRoche-Boisvert and Alexandra Foty!

 

Classified as: undergraduate program
Published on: 1 Dec 2015

Congratulations to Will Lepry, a PhD candidate in Prof. Showan Nazhat's group was the recipient of an award at the MEDTEQ meeting October 2015 for his poster presentation on the sol-gel derived borate based glasses.

Published on: 6 Nov 2015

Here we are again! For those of you of certain age…you may recall that I served as Chair some 20 years ago (!) from 1994 to 1999. So I had the, apparently, false idea that I finished that chapter until I was “cornered” to lead the department again for the next 3 years!

Published on: 5 Nov 2015

Congratulations to Paul Carriere, PhD candidate in Materials Engineering who received the prestigious NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship pictured here with his Supervisor, Prof. Stephen Yue.

Published on: 10 Apr 2015

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