About

Ranked among the world’s top engineering schools, the Faculty of Engineering plays a significant role in helping McMaster University earn its reputation as one of Canada’s most innovative and highly-ranked universities.

We believe that finding solutions to real-world problems depends on sharing creative, diverse thoughts and ideas. To us, collaborative thinking is a gateway to smarter solutions, and greater optimism.

We can help create a brighter world by encouraging collaboration across disciplines to shine new light on the world’s challenges. Our open, supportive environment allows diverse groups of thinkers to collaborate, share insights and bring ideas to life that can change the world.

McMaster Engineering has a reputation for innovative programs, top research, leading faculty, and aspiring students. It has earned a strong reputation as a centre for academic excellence and innovation. The Faculty has approximately 180 faculty members, along with more than 5,000 undergraduate and about 1000 graduate students.

The Faculty attracts approximately $45 million in annual research funding. Engineering faculty, staff and students at McMaster pursue research and learning in more than 22 research centres, institutes and networks whose interdisciplinary pursuits cross departmental and Faculty boundaries.

Outside the University, we collaborate regularly on research projects with partners in universities, government and more than 100 companies in Canada and abroad. Our partnerships with global engineering companies are key to the success of our learning and discovery programs.