News and Events

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.


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.


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!