Trailblazing deans

20 Nov 2023

On her daily train commute to McGill, Viviane Yargeau works on her laptop, except for one brief ritual....

Prof. Xiaozhe Wang and Prof. Agus Sasmito receive inaugural Rubin & So Foundation Faculty Scholar Award

7 Nov 2023

The Faculty of Engineering and the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED) are pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural Rubin & So Foundation Facuty...

PhD candidates make the most of coveted fellowships

3 Nov 2023

In the gloomy global atmosphere of early 2020, a ray of sunshine lit up Kara Hughes’s life: She was awarded a prestigious Vadasz Scholar Doctoral Fellowship at McGill....

New Faculty Members Spring/Fall 2023

25 Sep 2023

The Faculty of Engineering welcomed two new professors this Spring and Fall:   Electrical and Computer Engineering Jessie Galasso-Carbonnel Assistant Professor

Gracie Diabo: Hoping to inspire Indigenous youth

20 Sep 2023

Gracie Diabo is a Kahnawa’kehró:non student born and raised in Kahnawá:ke Mohawk territory, and a Loran Scholar, starting her bachelor’s in software engineering at McGill this fall. We caught up...

Harnessing nature’s secret(e) weapon: a bio-inspired bandage

30 Aug 2023

Next time you get a cut or scrape with significant bleeding, it is quite unlikely you would want to apply a mollusk to the wound. But before you dismiss such a treatment, you might want to check...

In Conversation with Outgoing Dean, Jim Nicell

29 Jun 2023

June 30th marks the end of Prof. Jim Nicell’s decade-long tenure as Dean of the Faculty of Engineering. Described as the “People’s Dean,” Prof. Nicell not only led initiatives that leveraged the...

Pushing the speed limit: What will the future of the Internet look like?

14 Jun 2023

More people rely on the Internet to work, play, shop, and connect with others, growing the demand for global data traffic by 40% every year. To keep pace with the drive for more bandwidth, McGill...

New diagnostic platform uses nanotechnology and machine learning to identify infectious diseases quickly

9 Jun 2023

Infectious diseases and respiratory infections in particular are a leading cause of global mortality. As such, there is an urgent need for rapid, large-scale diagnostic tools that can detect these...


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