Spring 2016

g-Cold Chain PhotoCommercializing engineering is about bringing innovative ideas to market that address industry needs. And those ideas are even better when they also protect the environment.

Spring 2016

Popovic 2Detection of early stage breast tumors is critically important. Each of the current modalities, such as mammography, ultrasound and MRI, has downsides, often resulting in late tumor detection and, consequently, a lower success rate in post-surgical treatment.

Spring 2016

h-Toufic heart photoMechanical Engineering PhD student Toufic Azar is a prime example of the robust entrepreneurial spirit at work in our Faculty.

Spring 2016

l-Szokepek cropped- Demand for high quality, over-ear headphones is increasing exponentially. Sales figures indicate that the multi-billion-dollar over-ear consumer market accounts for 44% of the headphones sold worldwide.

Spring 2016

k-Pasini HR cropExisting hip replacement procedures often require follow-up surgery that can increase the risk of complications. The challenge for the medical community is that current hip implants are incapable of preventing long-term stress-related bone loss, which creates the difficulties with follow-up surgery.

Winter 2014

The groundwater footprint. If you haven’t heard that term yet, read on, because it soon could become as familiar as “carbon footprint.”
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Fall 2012

The number of professors and students at the Faculty of Engineering continues to grow. Total graduate and undergraduate enrolment is up approximately 35 per cent since 2005—from 3,200 to 4,330—and the number of professors has increased 19 per cent during the same period—from 128 to 152.

Spring 2012

Managing fallout from environmental disasters like the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon oil spill requires precise tools to predict how the oil will flow. Thanks to work done by Mechanical Engineering Professor George Haller and colleague Josefina Olascoaga, a geophysicist at the University of Miami, such tools now appear within reach.

Fall 2011

Bioengineering is one of the fastest-growing fields in engineering and McGill is moving on several fronts to establish itself as a leader.

Spring 2011

Planning a lunar road trip? If you are, you’ll need wheels that can absorb the impact of the moon’s rocky surface without bouncing wildly in its low gravity. And for inspiration to build such a thing, you need look no further than ball mills and beanbags. Especially if you are Mechanical Engineering Professor Peter Radziszewski.