Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
Room 200, Beamish-Munro Hall
Dr. Kimberly A. Woodhouse, B.Eng. (Chemical Engineering), McGill University and Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering), McMaster University, was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University in June 2007. Further to her position as Dean, Dr. Woodhouse is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University and holds adjunct appointments in Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto.
Prior to joining the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Dr. Woodhouse held several positions at the University of Toronto, including a Professorship in Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry and as the Associate Director of the Advanced Regenerative Tissue Engineering Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, a multi-institutional centre to bring basic scientists, engineers and clinicians together to develop novel constructs for soft tissue engineering. Dr. Woodhouse is a Professional Engineer and has extensive international experience in management and educational consulting, she holds several patents, and was a co-founder of a biotechnology company. In addition to her academic background, Dr. Woodhouse has almost ten years of experience in private sector manufacturing.
Dr. Woodhouse currently serves on the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Canadian Academy of Engineering Board of Directors and the Ontario Research Fund Advisory Board. She has received a number of awards, including the Medal for Excellence in Engineering Education from Engineers Canada, the Premier’s Excellence Award and the Professional Engineers Ontario Engineering Medal, “in recognition of valuable contributions made while furthering the technical advancement of the engineering profession in Ontario and its application to the public welfare”. In May 2008, Dr. Woodhouse was named a Fellow of the Society of Biomaterials and in June 2008, a Fellow to the Canadian Academy of Engineering.