McMaster Steel Research Centre (SRC)

Organizational focus: The McMaster Steel Research Centre (SRC) collaborates with industry to address problems in primary and secondary steelmaking, guided by the steel industry’s needs and government funding support for science-based wealth creation.

Who they are: Based at McMaster University, the SRC formalizes the university’s research links to Canada’s steel industry. It operates as an industrial research centre, using faculty experts to collaborate on steel-related innovation.

What they offer: SRC’s research programs, designed by member companies, address problems in process optimization and control, hot rolling, advanced high-strength steels, and metallic coating technology. SRC also offers access to facilities for high-temperature studies, mechanical testing, analytical equipment, and microscopes.


McMaster Steel Research Centre
John Hodgins Engineering Building
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
L8S 4L7

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Published: June 5, 2024

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