Engineering & Applied Science News

4 + 1 BSCE/MASC Program: An early start on graduate work

How high-GPA students can save a year on the way to their master’s

Posted on Nov 24, 2015

Did you know that with high enough grades, you can get an early start on your ECE master’s degree, start working on advanced research and graduate in five years instead of the usual six? Students in the 4 + 1 BSCE/MASC Program do just that.

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ECE recruiting tenure-track faculty

Two positions open for experts in power systems and software

Posted on Nov 16, 2015

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s University, invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the areas of power and energy systems and electronics, as well as machine intelligence, networks, and software engineering.

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VIDEO: The best of both mathematics & engineering

Queen’s program unique in North America

Posted on Nov 12, 2015

Are you torn between loves of pure math and engineering? The department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an engineering program to satisfy both aspirations.

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Queen's Engineers work to mitigate disaster

Mulligan and Take study landslides and the tsunamis they can cause

Posted on Nov 05, 2015

When a landslide speeds down a mountainside into a body of water, the resulting wave can be devastating to life and infrastructure. Queen’s civil engineering professors, Ryan Mulligan and Andy Take, are developing ways to predict how much damage landslides might cause before they happen.

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Queen’s alumni win US$500,000 business idea prize

Mobile device sanitizer first developed at QICSI2014

Posted on Nov 03, 2015

Queen’s graduates Taylor Mann, Scott Mason, and Oleg Baranov were among the QICSI group that pitched an idea for a device that uses ultraviolet light to quickly sanitize mobile devices in medical settings, like hospitals and clinics, where infection risk is high.

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Watershed research at Kennedy Field Station

Queen's facility the nucleus of model watershed

Posted on Nov 02, 2015

After spending time in the classroom dialing-in theory and concept, the next step for students is out of the lecture hall and into the natural environment. The Kennedy Field Station, about an hour’s drive from Queen’s, is a place for students to get their hands dirty and their feet wet.

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Deep Burial Simulator nears completion

Researchers to explore how erosion affects subteranean pipe systems

Posted on Oct 22, 2015

Buried pipe systems for sanitation, drainage and water delivery are out of mind because they’re out of sight. But failures in these systems can wreak environmental damage, cost millions of dollars and even lead to loss of life. Researchers at Queen’s strive to make these systems safer, more durable, and more reliable.

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Piomelli elected to Royal Society of Canada

First Mech and Materials Dept member to become RSC Fellow

Posted on Sep 22, 2015

FEAS Professor Ugo Piomelli has earned accolades for his work in fluid dynamics. Now he has earned a place among one of the most prestigious academic societies in Canada.

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Barz earns research grant

Funding to be used for development of new battery

Posted on Sep 21, 2015

Dr Dominik Barz of the Department of Chemical Engineering has received a grant from the Ontario Government’s Early Researcher Awards Program valued at $140,000 for the development of a rechargeable battery.

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A cure for chronic pain

Posted on May 20, 2015

Multi-disciplinary team uses funding to research soft tissue repair and regeneration.

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The power of giving back

Posted on May 13, 2015

Praveen Jain, the Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics and Director of the Queen's Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER), has donated all his patent royalties to Queen’s.

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Researchers rock out with robots

Posted on May 12, 2015

Technology developed by Joshua Marshall and his team promises to improve mining safety.

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Reverse engineering nature

Posted on May 08, 2015

The Optical Towing Tank for Energetics Research will allow for the study of swimming and flying animals to help solve problems relating to aero- and hydrodynamics.

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Dr. Moore (Civil Engineering) honoured for outstanding work

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

Dr. Moore honoured with 2014 Queen’s Prize for Excellence in Research

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International lecture named after Queen's University professor

Posted on Sep 10, 2013

In a rare honour, a new lecture has been named after Queen’s University professor Kerry Rowe, a world leader in geoenvironmental engineering.

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Funding addresses sustainability in the Far North

Posted on Aug 14, 2013

With an eye to promoting the sustainability of remote communities, Queen’s professor Mark Green (Civil Engineering) has designed a six-year program that allows young researchers to address sustainability challenges in the Far North

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Internship program draws top international students to Queen's

Posted on Aug 01, 2013

Some of the world’s best undergraduate students are studying at Queen’s this summer through a unique research internship that pairs young talent with Canada’s leading researchers.

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