How can entrepreneurship that drives disruptive innovation also foster equitable and inclusive social outcomes?
Rule of Three: Pick three things to do well: #family, #engagement, #innovation … More The Rule of Three: Optimism, Satisfaction and Joy
It is important to recognize that the value of the education that we provide is to not only enhance employability but that our graduates must urgently learn to innovate and ride the waves of imminent disruption. … More The global knowledge society
I am convinced that while we should educate engaged citizen scholars, a personal passion of mine, we should also impart them with a swagger. This is not an arrogant and uncaring swagger, rather it is infused with humility and confidence that enables a Mac Eng graduate to change the world. … More Breathing in the innovation ecosystem
Watch this inspiring video to gain a perspective on the hope that engineers bring to our world. … More The hope that engineers bring to our world
We offer one of the widest ranges of engineering degree program options in Canada. … More How our culture facilitates learning
Academic leadership poses many challenges. How can you facilitate short term wins and yet seed longterm change in a culture that is firmly rooted within the principle of tenure? How do you lead colleagues who are older and have more experience? What is the best way to meet and connect with hundreds of colleagues and thousands of students? How do those … More Be a leader. Are you ready?
Our world will change, as will many of the technologies that it will demand. By carefully anticipating this future, it might become possible to ride some of the waves generated by the coming disruptions instead of drowning in them. … More Research challenges for engineering schools: Anticipating the future
Engaged students become engaged citizens. They live and work with a driving passion to improve the wellbeing of our world. … More Be yourself, everyone else is already taken
In welcoming the incoming McMaster Engineering Class of 2019, I encourage our new students to use their time at our university wisely by seeking a good, productive and happy life. … More Reflection: How we can point students towards a happy, productive and good life