News and Events

Dr. Heidi Ploeg receives NSERC Discovery Grant with Accelerator Supplement for research into structural qualities of human bone

Posted on Jul 02, 2019


Queen's engineering researchers are expanding human understanding at the bone/implant interface.


Plantee Bioplastics receives $138,000 grant from Government of Canada

Posted on Jun 26, 2019


Queen’s chemical engineering and chemistry alumni receive a $138,000 Plastics Challenge grant from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada for their work on a sustainable solution to a world-wide problem.


Queen's alumni inducted as CAE Fellows

Posted on Jun 25, 2019


In addition to two members of the engineering faculty here at Queen's, three alumi were also inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering on June 21.


Drs. Champagne and Deluzio named CAE Fellows

Posted on Jun 21, 2019


Two Queen’s engineering faculty, Pascale Champagne (Civil Engineering) and Kevin Deluzio (Dean; Mechanical and Materials Engineering), were inducted as fellows of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) at the CAE annual general meeting in Quebec City, June 21.


In Converstation with Queen's Engineering Alumnus Kevin Doucette

Posted on Jun 20, 2019


With Kevin’s unique background in engineering and music composition, he was able to collaborate with Intel on a very exciting project that involved creating an artificially intelligent musician. They were able to create a musical neural that is able to “listen” and respond in real time to musical phrases and melodies. His work attracted attention from the computer science division at MIT and their Media Lab, and he plans to continue this line of work under his startup QUAIVR.


FEAS staffers to ride big bike to raise funds for women's heart and brain health

Posted on May 30, 2019


Staff of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science here at Queen’s will be gathering @LeonsCentre at noon Jun 10 for a 30-minute Big Bike ride to raise money and awareness for women’s heart and brain health. Please come out to show your support, take some silly pictures, and (most importantly) donate to the cause after the link https://bit.ly/2EFiCR0 Every little bit helps. Proceeds to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.


Cichocki wins Queen's Engineering 125th Anniversary photo prize

Posted on Apr 16, 2019


Robert Cichocki, a PhD candidate in Professor Ian Moore’s research group in the Department of Civil Engineering, is the winner of the Queen’s Engineering 125th Anniversary Prize in this year’s Art of Research Photo Contest.


Dr. Brian Surgenor named EIC Fellow

Posted on Apr 11, 2019


Dr. Brian Surgenor, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). The EIC awards fellowships to Canadian engineers in recognition of their excellence in engineering and their services to the profession and to society.


VIDEO: The beginnings of the Integrated Learning Initiative

Posted on Mar 15, 2019


This short documentary video was shown as part of The Dean's Showcase on Teaching and Learning last month in Mitchell Hall. Professor Emerita Genevieve Dumas, Professor Emeritus Jim McCowan, Interim Provost Tom Harris, and Professor Tim Bryant describe the Integrated Learning Initiative and its impact on engineering education here at Queen's.


Meet the Schulich Leader Scholars for Queen's Engineering

Posted on Mar 13, 2019


Sophia Ludovice and Peter Matthews are this year's Schulich Leader Scholars in first-year engineering studies at Queen’s. What does "leadership" mean to them?


VIDEO: An early exploration of women in science and engineering at Queen's

Posted on Mar 08, 2019


To mark International Women's Day today, it seems fitting to share this account by Queen's Engineering Professor Emerita Genevieve Dumas. In it she describes her experience as a new faculty member in 1985 and her work on a then-new course, MECH-333 Gender Issues in Engineering and Related Sciences. Role models like Dr. Dumas are critical for paving the way for more girls and women in STEM.


March Break Open House

Posted on Mar 04, 2019


Join us for March Break Open House! Learn about our programs, see student displays and presentations, and tour our departments and facilities throughout the day. Saturday, March 9, 2019, 10am – 4pm.


Showcasing undergraduate data science skill

Posted on Mar 04, 2019


The inaugural Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CUCAI) hosted by Queen’s Machine Intelligence & Neuroevolution Design (QMIND) is coming up on Saturday. It’s a chance for undergraduate students to share ideas and collaborate on machine learning platforms and tools. Perhaps more importantly, it’s a way for students to demonstrate to industry partners that undergrads are getting equipped to help fill the booming demand for skilled data scientists.


Dr. Carlos Escobedo earns FEAS Excellence in Research Award

Posted on Feb 26, 2019


Dr. Carlos Escobedo, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Excellence in Research Award.


Dr. Robert Knobel receives Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award

Posted on Jan 24, 2019


Queen’s Engineering Physics associate professor Robert Knobel earned the Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Queen’s Engineering.


Drs. Hudon and Rainbow receive Carolyn Small Education and Innovator Award

Posted on Jan 23, 2019


Queen’s engineering assistant professors Nicolas Hudon and Michael Rainbow earned the Carolyn Small Engineering Education Award in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Queen’s Engineering.


Art of Research photo contest submissions open today

Posted on Jan 14, 2019


This year's installment of the Art of Research photo contest includes a special $500 prize for the submission that best demonstrates an engineering-specific research pursuit likely to affect positive change in all our daily lives.


VIDEO: Meet Assistant Professor Louise Meunier, Department of Chemical Engineering

Posted on Jan 08, 2019


Dr. Louise Meunier is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. She specializes in investigating the toxicity of contaminants in soils and mine tailings, and on environmental and human health risks associated with exposure to inorganic contaminants.


VIDEO: Transferring into Engineering Chemistry with Emily Kennedy

Posted on Dec 04, 2018


Here's a nice video about how undergraduate student Emily Kennedy transferred into Engineering Chemistry after completing three years in the Faculty of Arts and Science.