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VIDEO: Tour the Queen's Solar Education Centre with QSDT
VIDEO: Tour the Queen's Solar Education Centre with QSDT
September 15, 2017

The Queen's Solar Design Team (QSDT) is just one of the many extracurricular design teams open to Queen's engineering students. This one is developing the Queen's Solar Education Centre over on West Campus.

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VIDEO: Meet Ryan and Yusuf of Spectra Plasmonics
VIDEO: Meet Ryan and Yusuf of Spectra Plasmonics
September 14, 2017

The members of Spectra Plasmonics developed a business plan for a novel new chemical detection device this summer as part of the  2017 Dunin-Deshpande Queen's Innovation Centre Summer Initiative. They made a strong showing in the pitch competition and this week earned the grand prize in The Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition in Singapore.

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VIDEO: Meet ePOWER PhD Candidate Marko Kristic
VIDEO: Meet ePOWER PhD Candidate Marko Kristic
September 13, 2017

Among the amazing power electronics work happening in the e-POWER lab in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering here at Queen's is the development of a tiny power converter that can make electronic devices smaller and more efficient.

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VIDEO: A behind-the-scenes glimpse of Teaching and Learning
VIDEO: A behind-the-scenes glimpse of Teaching and Learning
September 12, 2017

See some of the techniques and meet some of the people who work to ensure that Queen's engineering instructors have access to the very best pedagogical approaches and tools. It's all about ensuring student success and that a Queen's engineering education is among the very best in the world. 

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 5, Engineering Personal Counsellors
EngSoc Video Series: Part 5, Engineering Personal Counsellors
September 11, 2017

In this, part five of our EngSoc series, meet Jason and Laura, your engineering personal counsellors.

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HISTORY: A century between them
HISTORY: A century between them
September 6, 2017

A nice historical connection between the classes of 1919 and 2019.

 

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VIDEO: 2017 Young Coastal Scientists & Engineers Conference
VIDEO: 2017 Young Coastal Scientists & Engineers Conference
September 6, 2017

Video highlights from the 2017 Young Coastal Scientists & Engineers Conference last week at Dauphin Island Sea Lab in Alabama.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 4, EngLinks Services with Alan Goodman
EngSoc Video Series: Part 4, EngLinks Services with Alan Goodman
September 2, 2017

Learn all about EngLinks with program head manager, Alan Goodman.

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VIDEO: Meet the FEAS Content Development Team
VIDEO: Meet the FEAS Content Development Team
August 28, 2017

The FEAS Content Development Team, aka The Media Squad, works year-round to tell the stories of the people of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. It's a great way for engineering students to meet all kinds of students, faculty, and staff they wouldn't otherwise have occasion to meet. And we're hiring now for the 2017-2018 year.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 3, EngSoc Campus Tour
EngSoc Video Series: Part 3, EngSoc Campus Tour
August 27, 2017

In this, the first part of our 2017 Engineering Society executive Nat Wong, Juliana Jeans, and Jillian Reid on a wheeled tour of some the places at Queen's you'll visit often during your four years as an undergrad.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 2, Frosh Week Preview
EngSoc Video Series: Part 2, Frosh Week Preview
August 27, 2017

In this part of our EngSoc video series Nat, Juliana, and Jillian cover some of the what-to-expect details of frosh week.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 1, Structure of EngSoc
EngSoc Video Series: Part 1, Structure of EngSoc
August 25, 2017

In this, the first part of our 2017 Engineering Society (EngSoc) video series, you'll meet EngSoc executive Nat Wong, Juliana Jeans, and Jillian Reid. They'll show you around the organization, some of the facilities, and guide you on a nice rundown of some EngSoc services. They'll also  tell you a little about how you can get involved.

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VIDEo: Meet ECEi student and co-founder of Mero Technologies Cole MacDonald
VIDEo: Meet ECEi student and co-founder of Mero Technologies Cole MacDonald
August 21, 2017

Mero Technologies, with its new bathroom cleanliness monitoring technology, made a respectable showing at the CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition over the weekend. We caught up with ECEi student and co-founder Cole MacDonald earlier this summer for a video project about ECEi and he had this to say about launching Mero with his colleagues at Queen's.

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VIDEO: Fitra Technologies wins top spot in Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition
VIDEO: Fitra Technologies wins top spot in Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition
August 17, 2017

The first-place winners of the 2017 Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition are the members of Fitra Technologies for their innovative exercise monitoring application. We caught up with MECH grad Sam Milner after the presentation.

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VIDEO: Tour Queen's Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs
VIDEO: Tour Queen's Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs
August 1, 2017

Join Queen's graduate student James McNiece on a tour of the Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs at the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.  Sign up for the August 9 webinar with Queen's mining engineering professor Ahmad Ghahreman. The topic: some novel new approached to arsenic immobilization that could save mine operators and governments millions.

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RESEARCH PROFILE: Mathematical Modelling with chemical engineering professor Kim McAuley
RESEARCH PROFILE: Mathematical Modelling with chemical engineering professor Kim McAuley
July 14, 2017

Mathematical modellers in chemical engineering help researchers and industry partners to become more certain that they can translate their experimental data into predictable real-world results. Modelling is the critically important step between small-scale tests in the lab and large-scale manufacturing.

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VIDEO: Cognitive computing for personalised medicine
VIDEO: Cognitive computing for personalised medicine
July 11, 2017

Here's an interesting lecture by Dr Carolyn McGregor, a professor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Cognitive computing for personalised medicine. It was part of the High Performance Computing Symposium at Queen's earlier this spring.

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Excellence in Education Award
Excellence in Education Award
July 7, 2017

We are pleased to announce the call for this year’s Faculty-wide Excellence in Education award. Nominations are due October 1, 2017. Learn more about the terms and instructions for nominations.

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VIDEO: James McNiece: Master's Candidate in Mining Engineering
VIDEO: James McNiece: Master's Candidate in Mining Engineering
June 30, 2017

James McNiece is a Master's candidate in mining engineering here at Queen's. In his research, he's exploring ways to more efficiently extract cerium from ore for industrial applications. It's just one of the projects happening in the hydrometallurgical lab at the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's.

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VIDEO: Modeling human learning to inform machine learning
VIDEO: Modeling human learning to inform machine learning
June 26, 2017

Here's an interesting lecture by Indiana University Professor Michael Jones. Modeling human learning to inform machine learning may be very helpful to anyone interested in autonomous devices or machine learning. It was part of the High Performance Computing Symposium at Queen's earlier this spring.

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