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Best Presentation Award - Srinivas Vanka

Congratulations to Mr. Srinivas Vanka, Ph.D. Student under the supervision of Professor Ishiang Shih (and former ECE Professor Zetian Mi) who was awarded the Best Presentation Award at Symposium NM7—Semiconductor Nanowires for Energy Applications for his presentation titled "An InGaN Nanowire/Si Tandem Photoanode for High‐Efficiency Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting". 

Published on : 26 Apr 2017

McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.  The seventh edition of QS Quacquarelli Symonds’s analysis of subject-specific university performance, released today, lists the world’s best universities for the study of 46 different subjects. Anatomy & Physiology is one of four new subject categories introduced in this year’s listing.

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Published on : 07 Mar 2017

Towards better hip replacements

By Katherine Gombay Some potentially good news for aging Baby Boomers: researchers believe that they have developed a hip replacement that will last longer and create fewer problems for the people who receive them than those currently in use. The secret? An implant that “tricks” the host bone into remaining alive by mimicking the varying porosity of real bones. Interestingly, the key factor that distinguishes the new implant is that is LESS rather than more solid than those in current use, while still being just as strong.

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Published on : 02 Nov 2016

FACULTY POSITIONS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  McGill is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, attracting over one-half billion dollars in competitive research funding each year.  It has been consistently ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  Successful candidates will play leading roles in maintaining McGill’s international reputation of excellence in research and teaching.  We are particularly interested in the areas of d

Published on : 24 Oct 2016

Prof. Fabrice Labeau honoured by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS)

Congratulations to Professor Fabrice Labeau, who has recently been honoured by the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS):

Published on : 06 Oct 2016

Gaming camera could aid MS treatment

3D depth-sensing camera shown to measure walking difficulties A commonly used device found in living rooms around the world could be a cheap and effective means of evaluating the walking difficulties of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. The Microsoft Kinect is a 3D depth-sensing camera used in interactive video activities such as tennis and dancing. It can be hooked up to an Xbox gaming console or a Windows computer.

Published on : 15 Aug 2016

Student Felix Lamy wins 'opportunity of a lifetime'

The Gatineau native and McGill University student was named the first Canadian winner of the Infiniti Engineering Academy competition on Thursday. That earns him a yearlong paid internship in Europe, with his time split evenly between the Infiniti Research Centre in Enstone, England, and the Renault Formula One racing team, which has its headquarters in Cranfield, England. The Gazette 

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Published on : 30 Jul 2016

McGill's Electric Snowmobile Wins during the Clean Snowmobile Challenge

McGill University of Montreal, Canada won the Zero Emissions, or electric, category of the challenge last weekend at Michigan Technological University's Keweenaw Research Center. Published on March 13, 2014 | SF Gateby Dan Roblee

Published on : 19 Mar 2014

Appointment of new TISED Director, Subhasis Ghoshal

Subhasis Ghoshal, Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics Professor, is the newly appointed Director of the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED). A William Dawson Scholar and respected authority on the fate and transport of pollutants in aqueous and soil environments, Professor Ghoshal joined McGill after completing his Ph.D. at Carnegie Mellon University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

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Published on : 24 Jul 2013

Opinion: Montreal can be a world leader in engineering innovation

" In recent months, the engineering profession in Quebec has been disparaged. It  is vital that the hard-won title of “engineer” regain its honour — because  beyond the controversies, the fact remains that excellence in engineering is one  of Montreal’s greatest strengths." Full Story

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Published on : 30 May 2013

Engineering a better future for McGill students

Selina Liu, a third-year student enrolled in McGill’s Faculty of Engineering, has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the prestigious new Hatch Scholarships.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2012