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EngSoc Summer Series Part VII: Engineering disciplines
EngSoc Summer Series Part VII: Engineering disciplines
August 9, 2018

Join Emily, Carson, members of your Engineering Society Executive in this, part seven, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy explanation of the various engineering disciplines available to choose from here at Queen's.

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Visiting engineering researcher holds spot on Italian national wheelchair fencing team
Visiting engineering researcher holds spot on Italian national wheelchair fencing team
August 2, 2018

Dr. Rossana Pasquino, a newly appointed Associate Professor at the Universita degli Studi de Napoli Federico II in Naples, Italy, has spent part of the summer here at Queen’s as a guest researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry. When she’s not working to expand our understanding Rheology, she’s training seriously for international competition.

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Queen's Gave Japanese Internment Camp Survivor a Second Chance at Life
Queen's Gave Japanese Internment Camp Survivor a Second Chance at Life
July 19, 2018

A memorial bench for Queen's electrical engineer Howie (Hisao) Toda (Sc’52) was unveiled on campus earlier this summer.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part VI: How to get involved
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part VI: How to get involved
July 17, 2018

Join Emily, Carson, and Behshid, members of your Engineering Society Executive in this, part six, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a great way to start thinking about ways you can get involved in extracurricular activities at Queen's.

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PhD student Clouthier wins prestigious paper competition
PhD student Clouthier wins prestigious paper competition
July 16, 2018

Congratulations to PhD candidate, Allison Clouthier, earned first place in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Bioengineering Division) student paper competition last week in Dublin for her submission on the influence of patellofemoral joint morphology on mechanical outcomes of simulated surgery.

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Moving Load Simulator unveiled and demonstrated
Moving Load Simulator unveiled and demonstrated
July 12, 2018

The Moving Load Simulator, the central part of a $4-million investment in research equipment for the Structures Lab at Queen's, was unveiled and demonstrated earlier today. The device will facilitate research that will help engineers learn to design and build bridges that last longer and cost less.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part V: Rescources for Engineering Students
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part V: Rescources for Engineering Students
July 11, 2018

Join Carson, Emily, and Behshid, members of your Engineering Society Executive in this, part five, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight rundown of just some of the resources available to engineering students here at Queen's.

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Jeswiet earns 2018 SME Sargent award
Jeswiet earns 2018 SME Sargent award
July 11, 2018

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Sargent Award Professor Jack Jeswiet received the 2018 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Albert M Sargent award at the 2018 SME International Awards Gala in Boston.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part IV: EngSoc Services for Students
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part IV: EngSoc Services for Students
July 4, 2018

Join Emily and Behshid, members of your Engineering Society Executive in this, part four, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight rundown of just some of the services provided by your Engineering Society. It's a nice companion guide with SOAR coming up this Friday and Saturday.

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Three engineering faculty members named CAE fellows
Three engineering faculty members named CAE fellows
June 28, 2018

Queen's Engineering professors Amir Fam, Richard Holt, and Yan-Fei Liu were inducted into the Canadian Academy of Engineering during a ceremony in Calgary on Monday, June 18.

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PHOTOS: Successful launch for Queen's Rocket Engineering Team
PHOTOS: Successful launch for Queen's Rocket Engineering Team
June 27, 2018

The Queen's Rocket Engineering Team (QRET) scored a successful launch and recovery of their rocket last week in competition in New Mexico.

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VIDEO: Great Lake Water Festival held June 7
VIDEO: Great Lake Water Festival held June 7
June 27, 2018

The Great Lake Water Festival was held at Lake Ontario Park on June 7. More than 300 Grade 4 students from the Kingston area gathered to celebrate and learn about water. Community stakeholders from across the region participated in the event, organized in part by the good people at the Beaty Water Research Centre.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part III: Intergrated Learning Centre Tour
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part III: Intergrated Learning Centre Tour
June 25, 2018

Join Carson, Emily, and Behshid, your Engineering Society Executive in this, part three, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight tour of the Integrated Learning Centre (ILC). Let us show you around.

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Student outreach draws women to STEM
Student outreach draws women to STEM
June 23, 2018

Queen’s Engineering student volunteers conceptualize, plan, and execute all of kinds of community outreach and partnership initiatives throughout the year. Queen’s Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) and Robogals are two that aim specifically to draw young women into STEM.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part II: Campus Tour
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer Series, Part II: Campus Tour
June 19, 2018

Join Carson, Emily, and Behshid, your Engineering Society Executive in this, part two, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series. It's a handy highlight tour of campus. Let us show you around.

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Professor Amir Fam named CAE Fellow
Professor Amir Fam named CAE Fellow
June 18, 2018

Queen’s Engineering Professor and Associate Dean (Research and Graduate Studies) has been named Fellow of the prestigious Canadian Academy of Engineering.

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APSC 100 students work with community on tiny emergency house design
APSC 100 students work with community on tiny emergency house design
June 18, 2018

Among the projects undertaken this year by APSC 100 students is an emergency housing design that could be used to keep people safe and sheltered in the event of unforeseen disaster. Students worked with officials of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte First Nation in Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory on an idea for a tiny, trailer-based, temporary house.

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VIDEO: A chat with Verity Studios founder Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea
VIDEO: A chat with Verity Studios founder Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea
June 16, 2018

Dr. Raffaello D'Andrea is a renowned international entrepreneur, engineer, and creator of flying machines. He is the founder of Verity Studios, Professor at ETH Zurich, and founder of the company that is now Amazon Robotics. We spoke with him after his ECE Distinguished Speaker Series talk at Queen's on June 7th.

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VIDEO: EngSoc Summer VIdeo Series, Part One
VIDEO: EngSoc Summer VIdeo Series, Part One
June 12, 2018

The Engineering Society is your student government. Introducing Carson, Emily, and Behshid, your Engineering Society Executive in this, part one, of our EngSoc Summer Video Series.

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READ & WATCH: Connections: Queen's Engineering Experience Program
READ & WATCH: Connections: Queen's Engineering Experience Program
June 11, 2018

One of the great emerging tools for getting young people interested in STEM fields and engineering as early as possible are various outreach programs offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. Connections is just one of those programs. Let's peek inside . . .

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