The Faculty of Engineering is committed to the safety and well-being of its community, and is working hard with McGill University on minimizing the impact of COVID-19.

McGill researchers collaborate on potential design for Bank of Canada digital currency

Professors Katrin Tinn and Christophe Dubach propose an innovative design for a cash-like central bank digital currency which protects users’ privacy 

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Faculty Workshops are Open

The Faculty Workshop is fully operational and its team of technicians is here to help! Check out the many services they offer to faculty, staff, and students.

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The future of shopping is here: McGill launches frictionless laboratory store

Co-led by Prof. James Clark (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Prof. Maxime Cohen (Desautels Faculty of Management), McGill University and Couche-Tard launch Canada’s first live and open retail innovation lab.

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Stephanie Fernandez is Homeward Bound

Stephanie Fernandez, Chemical Engineering Ph.D. candidate and founder of the Graduate Engineering Equity Committee (GEEC), is selected to be part of Homeward Bound, the largest all-female expedition to Antarctica!

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The quest for a low-cost ventilator for the world

“This challenge has demonstrated what we can do when people from different backgrounds and institutions collaborate with each other.”

Find out how the drive to fight COVID-19, innovate, and collaborate sparked the Code Life Ventilator Challenge.

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Big Data offers promise of better groundwater management in California

Learn about how Prof. Mary Kang (Civil Engineering) is leading a study to help sustainably manage California's groundwater.

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Combing fine art, food and high-tech

“By collaborating with artists and enhancing with technology, we are able to offer unique, ethical, and affordable acrylic paintings to bring colour to any space.” McGill Engine’s TechAccel Grant helps student start-ups, like Acrylic Design & Technology, turn their ideas into reality.

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Impactful Research

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Complex problems of sustainability, health, productivity, automation, design and social justice are tackled through collaborative research leading to novel ideas, methods and products developed by our diverse world-class engineering, urban planning and architecture researchers and partners to maximize positive impact.

Student Life in Engineering

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Our students have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning opportunities that help them to become globally-minded leaders equipped to solve problems that matter. Our active student groups foster a diverse community of curious and engaged student leaders, and our dedicated team at the MESC offers support for both academic and wellness needs.

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