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VIDEO: Mining Career Path: Roy Slack
April 28, 2017
VIDEO: Mining Career Path: Roy Slack

Career Paths for mining engineering graduates are many and varied. Here's just one example: Roy Slack is a Queen's alumnus and president of Cementation Canada, Inc.

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VIDEO: Shuang Liang: Master's Candidate in Civil Engineering
April 25, 2017
VIDEO: Shuang Liang: Master's Candidate in Civil Engineering

Here is the latest in our series of profiles on graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering. Shuang is pursuing her Master's now but her path into engineering might not be exactly as you might expect. Maybe her story can help you navigate your own decisions about grad school.

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Dean's Research Fund recipients announced
April 24, 2017
Dean's Research Fund recipients announced

Here are the recipients of the inaugural Dean's Research Fund. The aim of the new fund is to seed new research initiatives that are large-scale, transformative in nature, and of strategic value to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University, and the Province of Ontario.

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The Undergraduate Awards: Application deadline June 13
April 21, 2017
The Undergraduate Awards: Application deadline June 13

Undergraduate students can submit their best coursework for consideration for an Undergraduate Award. Recipients become part of a network of outstanding Undergraduate Award Winners from around the world; get published in an academic journal, and receive a ticket to the exclusive UA Global Summit in Dublin.

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VIDEO: Finding your career path: It's all about the people
April 19, 2017
VIDEO: Finding your career path: It's all about the people

Alumni of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining  submitted video capsules to be played at a mining career event earlier this year. Videos included some great advice for students preparing to launch their careers. There was a common thread among all of the contributors: It's all about the people.

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NetSec hosts digital capture-the-flag competition
April 18, 2017
NetSec hosts digital capture-the-flag competition

Queen's Network Security Team recently hosted a digital capture-the-flag competition. It was an exercise in network infiltration and defence.

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VIDEO: Elyse Johnston-Haynes: Master's candidate in chemical engineering
April 13, 2017
VIDEO: Elyse Johnston-Haynes: Master's candidate in chemical engineering

The latest in our series on graduate students in chemical engineering at Queen's: Elyse is working toward her Collaborative Master's in Applied Sustainability. Her research explores emerging technology that uses solar energy to electrolyze water into hydrogen and oxygen gasses that be stored and used later to generate electricity. Maybe her story will help you to navigate your decisions about graduate studies.

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VIDEO: Jonathan Brickman: Master's Candidate in Civil Engineering
April 7, 2017
VIDEO: Jonathan Brickman: Master's Candidate in Civil Engineering

The latest in our series on Queen's engineering graduate students. Jonathan Brickman is pursuing his MEng degree. Perhaps his story will help you to navigate your own decisions about graduate school?

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ECE capstone team earns first in PEO/IET Paper Competition
April 6, 2017
ECE capstone team earns first in PEO/IET Paper Competition

A group of fourth-year Electrical and Computer Engineering students won first place in both the ELEC490 capstone design project competition and the PEO/IET (Kingston) Student Paper Competition in March. It's a proof-of-concept design for an automated warehouse management system that could lay the groundwork for future Queen's engineering teams to compete in the Amazon Picking Challenge.

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ECE capstone design project: autonomous gripper system
April 3, 2017
ECE capstone design project: autonomous gripper system

Another example of a capstone design project: It's a robotic system that automatically moves items around warehouses and shipping centres.

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ECE capstone design project: drone detection system
April 1, 2017
ECE capstone design project: drone detection system

VIDEO: Here's an interesting example of an ECE capstone design project. It's a system for detecting the presence of drones by identifying the electromagnetic footprints of their RF control systems. Pretty clever.

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VIDEO: Cameron Giglio: Master's Candidate in Chemical Engineering
March 31, 2017
VIDEO: Cameron Giglio: Master's Candidate in Chemical Engineering

Here's the latest in our profiles of graduate students in Chemical Engineering at Queen's. Cameron is a Master's student who is working on research into how best to make graphene flakes. Graphene is one of those super-promising materials - it's very light and incredibly strong and it's a great conductor to boot. Just imagine what people could do with it. Maybe the story about his path to grad school will help you navigate your own decisions about pursuing an advanced degree.

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Hutchinson earns Excellence in Education Award
March 30, 2017
Hutchinson earns Excellence in Education Award

Professor Jean Hutchinson, Head of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering here at Queen's, earned the award from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for her work on GEOE410, the Geological Engineering Field School.

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A peek behind the curtain: Providing the best engineering education
March 24, 2017
A peek behind the curtain: Providing the best engineering education

FEAS Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Brian Frank, Queen’s Learning Outcomes Project Coordinator, Natalie Simper, and FEAS Assessment and Quality Assurance Coordinator, Jake Kaupp have just published a paper that gives a glimpse into the complex work that goes into developing the very best engineering education for students.

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VIDEO: QBIT to host Design for Life, Global Biomedical Engineering Challenge
March 23, 2017
VIDEO: QBIT to host Design for Life, Global Biomedical Engineering Challenge

One of Queen's newest engineering design teams, the Queen's Biomedical Innovation Team, is hosting Design for Life, The Global Biomedical Engineering Challenge at Queen's this weekend. The event is also part of National Engineering Month.

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ECEi QHacks team earns top honours
March 22, 2017
ECEi QHacks team earns top honours

Team of undergraduate students from the ECEi stream in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering earned top honours in the QHacks hackathon at Queen's, Feb 5.

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VIDEO: Fiona Serack: Master's Candidate in Chemical Engineering
March 20, 2017
VIDEO: Fiona Serack: Master's Candidate in Chemical Engineering

Are you considering graduate studies? The latest in our series of profiles of graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering is of Master's student Fiona Serack. She's did her undergraduate degree here at Queen's and is now studying collaborative biomedical engineering. Maybe her story can help inform your decisions about graduate studies.

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Interdisciplinary, innovative, and insightful
March 20, 2017
Interdisciplinary, innovative, and insightful

A new course created through the Centre of Teaching and Learning’s first-ever Educational Leadership Initiative grant has helped foster collaboration between students in occupational therapy and engineering in creating assistive devices for actual end users.

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VIDEO: Queen's mining alumna Kelly MacGillis on her internship experience
March 16, 2017
VIDEO: Queen's mining alumna Kelly MacGillis on her internship experience

Internships are a great way for engineering students to build job experience, fortify their resumes, and navigate decisions about future career and academic paths. Hear what Queen's mining engineering alumna Kelly MacGillis has to say about her internship experiences. It's information that could help you with your own internship choices.

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VIDEO: Michael Bodley: Master's candidate in chemical engineering
March 11, 2017
VIDEO: Michael Bodley: Master's candidate in chemical engineering

Are you considering graduate studies? The latest in our series of profiles of graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering is of Master's student Michael Bodley. He offers some insights about graduate studies that may be helpful for undergraduate engineering students considering the pursuit of an advanced degree.

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