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Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2016, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 134,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

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Readily available energy helps to drive progress. Two of the biggest challenges in building a responsible energy future are ensuring access for all and using energy wisely.

This is the environment in which we conduct our business. With operations in more than 130 countries, we are a leading international oil and gas company. We produce, refine and market oil and manufacture petrochemicals. We are also a world-class natural gas operator and a global leader in solar energy with SunPower. Demonstrating their commitment to better energy, our 100,000 employees help supply our customers worldwide with safer, cleaner, more efficient and more innovative products that are accessible to as many people as possible. We work alongside our stakeholders to ensure that our operations consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.



Quanser is the world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced systems for real-time control design and implementation used in education, research and industry. Its open-architecture control solutions are ideal for implementing and evaluating strategies from the simple to the extremely complex. Today over 2,500 universities and research institutions around the world rely on Quanser solutions to expand the state of knowledge in critical research areas and to help them educate and graduate a new generation of engineering leaders.

The Quanser approach fosters innovation, collaboration in research and education. Quanser systems embody industry-leading quality, flexibility, and performance and are considered the state of the art for control systems plants for the most demanding applications in control, mechatronics, robotics, and more.


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McMaster University organizing team:
Ishwar Puri Ishwar Puri
Dean of Engineering
McMaster University
John Preston John Preston
Associate Dean of Engineering (Research and External Relations)
McMaster University

Sarah Anstett, Research Support Coordinator

Nancy Balfoort, Director, Administration and Finance

Monique Beech, Marketing & Communications Strategist

Janet Delsey, Supervisor, Engineering Support Services

Arlene Dosen, Manager, Strategic Recruitment & Enrolment

Diana Maltese, Administrative Assistant to the Dean

Terry Milson, Faculty Advancement Officer

Carm Vespi, Manager, Alumni Relations

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