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Professor Michael Païdoussis receives the 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

FACULTY POSITIONS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - POSTES DE PROFESSEUR(E) EN GÉNIE MÉCANIQUE

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  McGill is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, attracting over one-half billion dollars in competitive research funding each year.  It has been consistently ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  Successful candidates will play leading roles in maintaining McGill...

Published: 21 Sep 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.

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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

FACULTY POSITIONS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at McGill University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor.  McGill is among the top research intensive academic institutions in Canada, attracting over one-half billion dollars in competitive research funding each year.  It has been consistently ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide in a number of recent surveys.  Successful candidates will play leading roles in maintaining McGill’s...

Published: 24 Oct 2016

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

On the cover: Biomaterial breakthrough

Research led by Dr Hossein Heris of the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dr Jamal Daoud of the Department of Biomedical Engineering is featured on the cover of the journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. Their article describes the successful adhesion of human fibroblast cells to a scaffold biomaterial composed of hyaluronic acid and gelatin composite microgels....

Published: 27 Jan 2016

Best presentation award for Payette

Steven Payette received the 2014-2015 b...

Published: 27 Jan 2016

Mecheng students shine at AeroTech Conference

Mechanical Engineering majors Hussain Buxwala a...

Published: 27 Jan 2016

Quirks & Quarks features Bergthorson research

Don't miss the January 15, 2016, edition of CBC Radio's Quirks and Quarks to learn how Prof Jeff Bergthorson and colleagues are finding ways for energy to be stored and transported via iron and other metals, a novel and potentially important method for delivering fossil-fuel-free power.

Published: 19 Jan 2016

Tips from a top student

Mechanical Engineering student, Da-Eun Kim, is one of five CEMF Engineering Ambassador Scholarship recipients this year. The scholarships, awarded by the Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation, recognize the achievements and community engagement of top female engineering students in Canada. Ms Kim represents the Québec region. In the following Q&A, she shares more about her volunteer activities, Mecheng experience and plans for the future.

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Published: 12 Aug 2015

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