News and Events

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 . . .


Queen's Biomedical Students Making a Difference in the Community

Posted on Jun 04, 2018


Queen’s Engineering students Leigh Janssen and Olivia Roud are working with Kingston resident Jim Stinson this summer to develop custom assistive devices that will enable him to read and write more independently.


Class of 2018 Celebrates Spring Convocation

Posted on May 31, 2018


Congratulations to the class of 2018. Photos from Convocation today in Grant Hall.


How Can we Make Mining More Sustainable?

Posted on May 29, 2018


Virtually everything we use in all our daily lives that isn't grown from the earth or fished from the sea is mined. Most mining, though, comes at an environmental cost. Bachelor of Mining Engineering Technology program lead David Yokom explores ways to make mining more sustainable.


Annette Bergeron Sc'87 Appointed Engineers Canada President

Posted on May 28, 2018


Queen's Engineer Annette Bergeron (Sc’87) has been named President Elect of Engineers Canada.


Civil Engineering Donor Wall Unveiled in Ellis Hall

Posted on May 25, 2018


There was a very nice gathering and ceremony in Ellis Hall earlier today for the unveiling of a great-looking new donor wall for those who have made financial donations to the work of the Department of Civil Engineering here at Queen's.


ECE Distinguished Speaker Series June 7: Raffaello D'Andrea

Posted on May 24, 2018


Dr Raffaello D’Andrea, renowned international entrepreneur, engineer, creator of breathtaking flying machines and TED speaker with more than 7.3 million video views will be speaking at Walter Light Hall on June 7th. D’Andrea’s talk will be followed by a reception at the ECE grad lounge (WLH 314). Everyone is welcome.


Professor Amir Fam named CAE Fellow

Posted on May 24, 2018


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