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VIDEO: A Design Journey, The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD)

Posted on Nov 05, 2018


Here's the second in our series of videos on The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD) at Queen’s. It is a research group in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering under the leadership of Dr. Il Yong Kim specializing in advanced modelling (FEM) and multi-disciplinary design and optimization. It's really interesting work.


Dr. Carlos Escobedo named among influential Hispanic Canadians

Posted on Nov 03, 2018


Congratulations to Queen's Engineering Professor Dr. Carlos Escobedo on being named one of TD Bank's 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians.


Aboriginal Access to Engineering: Instilling an appreciation for STEM subjects

Posted on Oct 30, 2018


Aboriginal Access to Engineering offers a suite of initiatives to provide support and community for Aboriginal engineering students, ongoing partnership with Indigenous communities across Eastern Ontario, and the promotion of STEM education to Indigenous youth.


Registration now open for Fall Preview, November 3rd & 17th

Posted on Oct 29, 2018


Fall preview is a great chance for those considering applying to Queen's engineering, and their parents, to learn more about the program and get a taste of what it's like to study engineering at Queen's. It's coming up November 3rd and 17th. Please come.


VIDEO: SMSD solving practical problems with industry partners

Posted on Oct 23, 2018


The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD) at Queen’s is a research group in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and under the leadership of Dr. Il Yong Kim specializing in advanced modelling (FEM) and multi-disciplinary design and optimization. It's really interesting work.


VIDEO: Queen's Alumni Brain Trust

Posted on Oct 21, 2018


Happy Homecoming! Just think of all the missteps and mistakes that could be avoided with the wisdom of experience and the benefit of hindsight. You can't see into the future but you can access one of the greatest resources for new and aspiring Queen's engineers: our alumni.


VIDEO: The Great Art Caper of '66

Posted on Oct 20, 2018


Happy Homecoming! The steel sculpture on the patio behind the Douglas Library has a history here at Queen's going back more than 50 years. John MacLatchy (BSc Eng '64) and Lorn Newton (BSc Eng '66) were not only there for the installation, they even knew the artists.


Dalton Kellett (Sc '15), professional race car driver

Posted on Oct 19, 2018


Queen’s engineering graduate Dalton Kellett (Sc ’15) divides his time as a professional race car driver between the track and as a mentor for young people interested in STEM fields.


Engineering student Evan Latsky to run half-marathon in hockey gear for charity

Posted on Oct 18, 2018


Third-year computer engineering student Evan Latsky is gearing-up to run the Scotiabank Toronto Half-Marathon on October 21. He will stand out from the crowd, though, because he will be running the 21-kilometer course in full hockey gear.


A homecoming and contribution of expertise by a Queen's Engineer

Posted on Oct 17, 2018


When the ventilation system for the new biomedical research facility under construction in Botterell Hall turned out to be too loud for the neighbourhood, Queen’s alumnus Matt Downey and his firm Parklane Mechanical Acoustics got the job to engineer the solution.


Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award

Posted on Oct 15, 2018


Nominations are now open for the Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award, a one-time award presented to pre-tenure faculty members in recognition of the 125th anniversary of the Faculty. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018.


Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award

Posted on Oct 15, 2018


The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is seeking nominations for the Dean Nathan F. Dupuis award, a one-time award established in recognition of the 125th anniversary of the Faculty. Deadline: Nov. 30, 2018.


Queen's engineering students aid in design of new assistive device for amputees

Posted on Oct 11, 2018


New York entrepreneur Bryan Costello has developed a new medical device that will help improve the daily lives of amputees by making their prostheses more comfortable to use in cold weather. Before he can take his Costello Heatsleeve to market, he needs a refined design and a new prototype. That’s where a group of Queen’s engineering students come in.


VIDEO Waste water research project Pt 1

Posted on Oct 02, 2018


David Blair, a Master's candidate in Civil Engineering, is working with a group of undergraduate researchers and public works officials in Loyalist Township on a project to better understand wastewater treatment processes at the Amherstview Wastewater Treatment Facility.


Queen's students developing new neurosurgical aid

Posted on Sep 13, 2018


A group of Queen's researchers are working to adapt a consumer augmented reality system, the Microsoft HoloLens, as a tool to help neurosurgeons more easily determine the best locations for burr holes in the skull for the emergency treatment of subdural hematoma. It's work that could help save lives.


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.


Civil Engineering Discipline Night

Posted on Jan 17, 2018


Come out to the Civil Engineering Discipline Night to learn about the different facets of civil engineering!