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Dirk, The Superconducting Gravimeter, arrives at Queen's
Dirk, The Superconducting Gravimeter, arrives at Queen's
December 11, 2018

A new iGrav superconducting gravimeter, installed on a bedrock mounted slab in the basement of Miller Hall earlier this year, will enable researchers in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering to explore cheaper, safer, more efficient ways to peer under ground.

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VIDEO: EngChoir performs original piece to mark Dec 6 memorial
VIDEO: EngChoir performs original piece to mark Dec 6 memorial
December 7, 2018

EngChoir performs Chrysalides and Amazing Grace on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The event was  an Engineering Society memorial to mark the 29th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre.

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VIDEO: Transferring into Engineering Chemistry with Emily Kennedy
VIDEO: Transferring into Engineering Chemistry with Emily Kennedy
December 4, 2018

Here's a nice video about how undergraduate student Emily Kennedy transferred into Engineering Chemistry after completing three years in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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VIDEO: The Future of Things by Dr. Josh Marshall
VIDEO: The Future of Things by Dr. Josh Marshall
November 28, 2018

Queen's Engineering professor Dr. Josh Marshall delivered this interesting video submission on the big screen to the Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Data Governance session at the Principal's Symposium: Imagining our Digital Future, November 26, at the Bader.

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Dr. Kerry Rowe invested into Order of Canada
Dr. Kerry Rowe invested into Order of Canada
November 23, 2018

Queen’s civil engineering professor Dr. Kerry Rowe, in a career spanning more than four decades, is a leading figure geotechnical engineering and a founding father of the field of geoenvironmental engineering. His work has helped shape human understanding of how to best dispose of solid waste without poisoning the natural environment.

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PHOTOS: Inaugural Beaty Water Research Centre Forum
PHOTOS: Inaugural Beaty Water Research Centre Forum
November 21, 2018

The inaugural Beaty Water Research Centre Forum happened earlier today in the Bio-sci atrium. There were some amazing ideas on display.

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VIDEO: What is Engineering Chemistry?
VIDEO: What is Engineering Chemistry?
November 19, 2018

While chemical engineering programs focus largely on commodity chemical plants, engineering chemistry integrates additional engineering science that expands the scope of design work to include a broad range of products and processes. Learn more.

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Registration now open for Fall Preview, November 3rd & 17th
Registration now open for Fall Preview, November 3rd & 17th
November 6, 2018

Fall preview is a great chance for those considering applying to Queen's engineering, and their parents, to learn more about the program and get a taste of what it's like to study engineering at Queen's. It's coming up November 3rd and 17th. Please come.

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VIDEO: A Design Journey, The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD)
VIDEO: A Design Journey, The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD)
November 5, 2018

Here's the second in our series of videos on The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD) at Queen’s. It is a research group in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering under the leadership of Dr. Il Yong Kim specializing in advanced modelling (FEM) and multi-disciplinary design and optimization. It's really interesting work.

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Dr. Carlos Escobedo named among influential Hispanic Canadians
Dr. Carlos Escobedo named among influential Hispanic Canadians
November 3, 2018

Congratulations to Queen's Engineering Professor Dr. Carlos Escobedo on being named one of TD Bank's 10 Most Influential Hispanic Canadians.

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Aboriginal Access to Engineering: Instilling an appreciation for STEM subjects
Aboriginal Access to Engineering: Instilling an appreciation for STEM subjects
October 30, 2018

Aboriginal Access to Engineering offers a suite of initiatives to provide support and community for Aboriginal engineering students, ongoing partnership with Indigenous communities across Eastern Ontario, and the promotion of STEM education to Indigenous youth.

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VIDEO: SMSD solving practical problems with industry partners
VIDEO: SMSD solving practical problems with industry partners
October 23, 2018

The Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD) at Queen’s is a research group in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and under the leadership of Dr. Il Yong Kim specializing in advanced modelling (FEM) and multi-disciplinary design and optimization. It's really interesting work.

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VIDEO: Queen's Alumni Brain Trust
VIDEO: Queen's Alumni Brain Trust
October 20, 2018

Happy Homecoming! Just think of all the missteps and mistakes that could be avoided with the wisdom of experience and the benefit of hindsight. You can't see into the future but you can access one of the greatest resources for new and aspiring Queen's engineers: our alumni.

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VIDEO: The Great Art Caper of '66
VIDEO: The Great Art Caper of '66
October 19, 2018

The steel sculpture on the patio behind the Douglas Library has a history here at Queen's going back more than 50 years. John MacLatchy (BSc Eng '64) and Lorn Newton (BSc Eng '66) were not only there for the installation, they even knew the artists.

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Dalton Kellett (Sc '15), professional race car driver
Dalton Kellett (Sc '15), professional race car driver
October 18, 2018

Queen’s engineering graduate Dalton Kellett (Sc ’15) divides his time as a professional race car driver between the track and as a mentor for young people interested in STEM fields.

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Engineering student Evan Latsky to run half-marathon in hockey gear for charity
Engineering student Evan Latsky to run half-marathon in hockey gear for charity
October 18, 2018

Third-year computer engineering student Evan Latsky is gearing-up to run the Scotiabank Toronto Half-Marathon on October 21. He will stand out from the crowd, though, because he will be running the 21-kilometer course in full hockey gear.

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A homecoming and contribution of expertise by a Queen's Engineer
A homecoming and contribution of expertise by a Queen's Engineer
October 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.

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Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award
Professor Carolyn Small Engineering Education Innovator Award
October 12, 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.

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Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award
Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award
October 12, 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.

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Queen's engineering students aid in design of new assistive device for amputees
Queen's engineering students aid in design of new assistive device for amputees
October 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. 

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