Steven Guilbeault gives talk to Chemical Engineering students

23 Jan 2023

On January 18, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, visited the Faculty of Engineering to give a special lecture for the Chemical Engineering course...

New Faculty Members Winter 2023

23 Jan 2023

This semester, the Faculty of Engineering welcomed two new professors:   Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture Alan Dunyo Avorgbedor Assistant Professor

Significant reductions in global greenhouse gas emissions still possible

11 Jan 2023

About a quarter of the world’s electricity currently comes from power plants fired by natural gas. These contribute significantly to global greenhouse gas emissions (amounting to 10% of energy...

Meet Sophia Roy: Order of the White Rose recipient

5 Dec 2022

For many Canadian engineers, the circle has special meaning. The Iron Ring they earn after graduation serves as a reminder of the obligations and ethics associated with their profession....

Inspired by nature to design the materials of the future

8 Nov 2022

The threats that bacteria such as E. coli and Salmonella can pose to humans are widely understood, but what of their potential to engineer new materials? This is one of the questions Noémie Dorval...

New Faculty Members Fall 2022

26 Oct 2022

We’re happy to introduce the new professors who have joined the Faculty of Engineering this Fall. Get to know more about them and their research below....

Penguin feathers may be secret to effective anti-icing technology

24 Oct 2022

Ice buildup on powerlines and electric towers brought the northern US and southern Canada to a standstill during the Great Ice Storm of 1998, leaving many in the cold and dark for days and even...

Flatworm-inspired medical adhesives stop blood loss

13 Oct 2022

Every year around 2 million people die worldwide from hemorrhaging or blood loss. Uncontrolled hemorrhaging accounts for more than 30% of trauma deaths. To stop the bleeding, doctors often apply...

IEEE honours Faculty of Engineering profs

4 Oct 2022

McGill professors David Plant and Lawrence Chen, both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, were celebrated at the recent Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers ...


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