NeuRoc Lab is Joining CIM

The NeuRoc Lab is Joining the Center of Intelligent Machine (CIM) @McGill


Published: 12 Jan 2024

NeuRoc Lab is joining the CRIR and the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital

The NeuRoc Lab is joining the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation of Greater Montreal and the Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital at Laval.

This will give us better access to clinicians and patients, putting our research closer to rehabilitation's needs.

Published: 12 Jan 2024

McGill has recently reopened (new deadline: May 15th) applications for the graduate program for domestic students (only for Fall 2020).


1. Doctoral and Masters (Thesis): If interested, we encourage that you first obtain approval from a Professor in the department who would be willing to supervise your research and then complete the application before May 15th.

2. Masters (None-Thesis or Aerospace): If you are interested in either the Masters (Non-Thesis) or Masters (Aerospace) degrees, please go ahead and apply before May 15th.

Published: 29 Apr 2020

Publication in Journal Physical Review X by Professor Marco Amabili and Research Group

Professor Marco Amabili and his research group have published a paper in the prestigious Physical Review X journal. For details, see the McGill Newsroom article at: 

Published: 7 Feb 2020

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson and Research Group Launch Fuel Experiment into Space

Research Group Launches Zero-Carbon Fuel Experiment into Space

Professor Jeffrey Bergthorson and his research group launched, after years of preparation, a metal combustion experiment aboard a rocket in Sweden on November 15, 2019. The experiment on the TEXUS 56 sounding rocket comprised a red anodized aluminum tube secured to the rocket, burning iron powder as a fuel.

Published: 20 Nov 2019

Professor Arun K. Misra winner of 2017 Dirk Brouwer Award

Professor Arun K. Misra recently received the Dirk Brouwer Award "for his outstanding and lasting contributions to astrodynamics of tethered satellite systems, flexible spacecraft, spacecraft orbiting asteroids, robotics for orbital assembly and debris capture." The Dirk Brouwer Award was established by the American Astronautical Society to honour significant technical contributions to space flight mechanics and astrodynamics. Professor Misra is the winner of this award for 2017.

Published: 12 Apr 2018

Professor Marco Amabili member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA)

Professor Marco Amabili has been elected to the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. This is an important achievement; until now the European Academy of Sciences and Arts included only nine Canadian members, including John Polyani, winner of the 1986 Nobel prize for Chemistry. Read more.

Published: 12 Apr 2018

Professor Michael P. Païdoussis receives 2017 ASME Worcester Reed Warner Medal

Professor Michael P. Païdoussis recently received the ASME Worcester Reed Warner Medal for his “seminal contributions to the permanent literature of engineering research through highly praised books on fluid-structure interaction in axial and cross flows, and numerous breakthrough papers over the past 50 years.” The Department is proud to congratulate Professor Païdoussis for his ongoing contributions to the community and to the Department.

Published: 17 Nov 2017

Canadian Astronauts Announced

On Canada Day, July 1, 2017, Canada's newest astronauts were announced: Dr. Jennifer Sidey (B.Eng. Honours '11) and Mr. Joshua Kutryk, both from Alberta. The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill is very proud of Jennifer's achievement.

Published: 7 Jul 2017

In the Running to be a Canadian Astronaut

Five McGill graduates in Mechanical Engineering are candidates participating in the 2017 Canada Space Agency astronaut selection process. Vincent Beaudry (M.Eng. '09), Julie Bellerose (B.Eng. Honours '03), Shane Jacobs (B.Eng. '04), Jennifer Sidey (B.Eng. Honours '11) and Geneviève Vallières (B.Eng. '02) are running for the chance to be the next Canadian astronauts.

Published: 7 Jul 2017

Macdonald Engineering Building on the big screen

McGill's venue for learning and discovery in mechanical engineering recently served as the backdrop for a pivotal cinematic moment in the Oscar-nominated film Brooklyn. Read the full story.

Published: 15 Aug 2016

New book from Prof John H.S. Lee

The Gas Dynamics of Explosions, by Mechanical Engineering Professor John H.S. Lee, will be available from Cambridge University Press in July 2016. The book is based on Prof Lee's course in shock dynamics and focuses on the analytical methods used to determine non-steady shock propagation.

Published: 29 Jun 2016

Paper-based biosensor to detect HIV-hepatitis C co-infections

The research group of Prof Xinyu Liu is developing a portable, paper-based biosensor for point-of-care diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infections. The research, led by graduate student Chen Zhao, has been published in the journal Biomicrofluidics.

Published: 20 May 2016

GAMES Inaugural Graduate Student Research Day

In honour of National Engineering Month, the Graduate Association of Mechanical Engineering Students at McGill University (GAMES-McGill) contributed to National Engineering Month through the organization of a Graduate Research Day, an inaugural event of this type for the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Published: 5 May 2016

Mecheng in Canada's top 5 for undergrad admissions standards

The mechanical engineering admissions standard at McGill University is among the five toughest among all undergraduate programs in Canada. The rankings, based on acceptance rates and entrance averages, come from University Hub and were published online by Yahoo Canada.

Published: 17 Feb 2016


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