News and Events

VIDEO: Tour the new Mitchell Hall construction project

Posted on Sep 10, 2018


Take a video sneak peek inside the Mitchell Hall construction project guided by Queen's Engineering Professors Brian Surgenor and Joshua Marshall, along with Queen's Project Manager Bob Polegato.


MME Emeritus Professor Awarded Prestigious Metal Physics Award

MME Emeritus Professor Awarded Prestigious Canadian Metal Physics Award

Posted on Aug 31, 2018


Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Rick Holt for winning the Prestigious Canadian Metal Physics Award.


VIDEO: Join the FEAS Content Development Team, The Media Squad

Posted on Aug 17, 2018


Applications for positions on the Fall/Winter 2018 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Content Development Team are now open. $14.60/hr, flexible schedule, up to seven hours per week. You must qualify for the Work Study Program. See Job ID 96890 on MyCareer or apply directly with resume, cover, and any work samples to m.mills@queensu.ca Interviews arranged and conducted the week of Sep 17.


VIDEO: Fall Term Break Explained

Posted on Aug 14, 2018


Join Steph and Emily for a detailed explanation of all you need to know about Fall Term Break.


Visiting engineering researcher holds spot on Italian national wheelchair fencing team

Posted on Aug 03, 2018


Dr. Rossana Pasquino, a newly appointed Associate Professor at the Universita degli Studi de Napoli Federico II in Naples, Italy, has spent part of the summer here at Queen’s as a guest researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry. When she’s not working to expand our understanding Rheology, she’s training seriously for international competition.


PhD student Clouthier wins prestigious paper competition

Posted on Jul 16, 2018


Congratulations to PhD candidate, Allison Clouthier, earned first place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Bioengineering Division) student paper competition last week in Dublin for her submission on the influence of patellofemoral joint morphology on mechanical outcomes of simulated surgery.


Moving Load Simulator unveiled and demonstrated

Posted on Jul 12, 2018


The Moving Load Simulator, the central part of a $4-million investment in research equipment for the Structures Lab at Queen's, was unveiled and demonstrated earlier today. The device will facilitate research that will help engineers learn to design and build bridges that last longer and cost less.


EngSoc Video Series, Part IV: EngSoc Services for Students

Posted on Jul 04, 2018


Join Emily and Behshid, members of your Engineering Society Executive in this, part four, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight rundown of just some of the services provided by your Engineering Society. It's a nice companion guide with SOAR coming up this Friday and Saturday.


Three Engineering Faculty Members Named CAE Fellows

Posted on Jun 28, 2018


Queen's Engineering professors Amir Fam, Richard Holt, and Yan-Fei Liu were inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering during a ceremony in Calgary on Monday, June 18.


Successful Launch for Queen's Engineering Rocket Engineering Team

Posted on Jun 27, 2018


The Queen's Rocket Engineering Team (QRET) scored a successful launch and recovery of their rocket last week in competition in New Mexico.


Great Lake Festival Held June 7

Posted on Jun 27, 2018


The Great Lake Water Festival was held at Lake Ontario Park on June 7. More than 300 Grade 4 students from the Kingston area gathered to celebrate and learn about water. Community stakeholders from across the region participated in the event, organized in part by the good people at the Beaty Water Research Centre.


EngSoc Video Series, Part III: ILC Tour

Posted on Jun 25, 2018


Queen’s Engineering student volunteers conceptualize, plan, and execute all of kinds of community outreach and partnership initiatives throughout the year. Queen’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) and Robogals are two that aim specifically to draw young women into STEM.


Student Outreach Draws Women to Stem

Posted on Jun 23, 2018


Queen’s Engineering student volunteers conceptualize, plan, and execute all of kinds of community outreach and partnership initiatives throughout the year. Queen’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) and Robogals are two that aim specifically to draw young women into STEM.


EngSoc Video Series, Part II: Campus Tour

Posted on Jun 19, 2018


Join Carson, Emily, and Behshid, your Engineering Society Executive in this, part two, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight tour of campus. Let us show you around.


Professor Amir Fam Named CAE Fellow

Posted on Jun 18, 2018


Queen’s Engineering Professor and Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) has been named Fellow of the prestigious Canadian Academy of Engineering.


APSC 100 Students Work with Community on tiny Emergency House Design

Posted on Jun 18, 2018


Among the projects undertaken this year by APSC 100 students is an emergency housing design that could be used to keep people safe and sheltered in the event of unforeseen disaster. Students worked with officials of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory on an idea for a tiny, trailer-based, temporary house.


A Chat with Verity Studios Founder Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea

Posted on Jun 16, 2018


Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea is a renowned international entrepreneur, engineer, and creator of flying machines. He is the founder of Verity Studios, Professor at ETH Zurich, and founder of the company that is now Amazon Robotics. We spoke with him after his ECE Distinguished Speaker Series talk at Queen's on June 7th.


EngSoc Video Series Part One

Posted on Jun 12, 2018


The Engineering Society is your student government. Introducing Carson, Emily, and Behshid, your Engineering Society Executive in this, part one, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series.


Connections: Queen's Engineering Experience Program

Posted on Jun 11, 2018


One of the great emerging tools for getting young people interested in STEM fields and engineering as early as possible are various outreach programs offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Connections is just one of those programs. Let's peek inside . . .