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Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Materials Engineering professors George Demopoulos and Karim Zaghib help create McISCE-the McGill Center for Innovation in Storage and Conversion of Energy

Published on: 2 Jun 2021

Pioneering research suggests feasibility of cheaper, more powerful batteries

Materials Engineering Professor Jinhyuk Lee just published transformational research on a new family of advanced cathode materials for next generation Li-ion batteries in one of the top journals of the field: Advanced Energy Materials (Impact Factor 25.245). Read more here:

Published on: 7 May 2021

Sinan Abi Farraj, a senior Materials Engineering Undergraduate student, has been named among the 50 finalists for the inaugural McCall MacBain Scholarship, Canada’s first comprehensive leadership-based scholarship for master’s and professional studies. From over 735 applicants, 50 finalists were selected, chosen based on their character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength and intellectual curiosity.

Published on: 15 Mar 2021

Professor Cerruti’s research on antiviral fabric coatings against SARS-CoV-2 is featured in the latest issue of Dean’s Report- Read more here:

Published on: 20 Oct 2020


This message is sent on behalf of Prof. George Demopoulos, Chair of the Department of Mining and Materials Engineering

Dear All:

Published on: 21 Aug 2020

Our MetSoc Student Chapter is proud and happy to announce that we won the “2020 Outstanding Chapter of the Year Award”! This is the second time in a row that the McGill Chapter has won this prestigious award that recognizes our programming efforts and the active participation of our members.

Published on: 6 Aug 2020

Start-Up founded by Materials Engineering graduates contributes to the fight against COVID-19 by using 3D printing technology/AM manufacturing for which our Department is an international leader


Published on: 22 Apr 2020

The Department has extended the deadline for Domestic PhD student application for Fall 2020 admission. Please refer to for details on the programs offered and for admission procedures.

Classified as: Application Deadlines - GR (Graduate Studies), Engineering Graduate studies, undergraduate program
Published on: 14 Apr 2020

On Thursday November 7, 2019, we came together for the second annual reception honoring Professor Phil Distin’s memory. This year, students were actively involved in organizing the event as Phil would have liked to see. Students, staff, alumni and friends had the opportunity to share food bites-including oysters, have a drink or two all while Phil’s favorite piano music played.

Published on: 26 Nov 2019

We would like to express a huge thank-you to those who attended our F2019 UG scholarship awards and Co-op Employer Appreciation event on October 8, 2019 at McGill.

Pictured here: Student scholarship recipients as well as representatives from some of our co-op industry partners at 5N Plus, BBA, Bombardier, Camfil Power Systems, Canadian Royalties, DRAGlobal (Met-Chem), Ivaco, NRC-CNRC, Sivaco

The event typically takes place in September or October annually. For more information, please contact: Genevieve.snider [at]

Published on: 19 Nov 2019

Congratulations to McGill Mining for winning the 2019 World Mining Competition held in Saskatoon. The winner team (from right to left) Simon Lacoste-Bouchet, Abdelrahman Elzoka, Matthew Renaud and Michael Chan competed against 13 other teams from Canada, UK and Germany. We are proud of our future mining engineers!

Classified as: undergraduate program
Published on: 7 Nov 2019

Our Department is proud of Karim’s accomplishments. Dr. Zaghib is currently General Director of Hydro-Québec's Center of Excellence in Transportation Electrification and Energy Storage.

Published on: 25 Oct 2019

Congratulations to Helen Zeng for receiving this year's Gordon M. Ritcey Ph.D. Award, Hydrometallurgy Section!

Published on: 25 Oct 2019


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