McMaster Engineering is a community that pivots. Our community of researchers, instructors, staff and students is quick to embrace change and meet new challenges. No challenge has been greater than COVID-19. Like many sectors, higher education has had to evolve rapidly to meet the challenge posed by this virus. I am proud to report that … More How McMaster Engineering has pivoted during COVID-19
Learning together is a gift but the COVID-19 challenge has forced us to innovate and change to ensure an amazing virtual learning experience for students. … More Our pledge to students
Every community needs guiding principles to solve the big problems our world faces, solutions that make a difference in our world. … More Every community needs guiding principles
Traditional “chalk and talk” must be replaced by self-directed and group learning, amplified by problem-solving and integrated experiences in real-world problems. … More It will be a Happy New Year!
Collaborative research leads to remarkable results and learning, but collaborations can be complicated ventures that must be nurtured. … More Why research with impact requires purpose and teamwork
Digital credentials that can self-verify graduates’ learning instead of transcripts describing a mishmash of courses with arcane titles, scant descriptions and grades based on obscure scales. … More Why we are offering digital credentials for learners and using blockchain to do so
The future of work will be difficult. We future proof our graduates through technical depth, leadership, empathy, and social consciousness. … More What is Good, What is Bad?
To ensure a just and more equitable future, students must learn to solve complex problems, understanding that solutions can be destabilized. … More Self disruption in the university
Being Dean of McMaster Engineering is a singular and exceptional opportunity, bringing fulfillment and happiness. … More Personal History: Five Years Later
While celebrating our accomplishments reflected through rankings, we also pause to recognize the important metrics and impacts that they miss. … More Do they matter: Academic rankings