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VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
February 20, 2018

The First Nations Education Conference is happening this week so here's an interesting video from Aboriginal Access to Engineering here at Queen's about some of the outreach work being done to get aboriginal youth interested in STEM fields early.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
February 16, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston, is studying ways to improve the efficiency of bio-diesel extraction. It’s work that could lead to cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy.

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PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
February 16, 2018

The ECE Capstone Design Open House was held yesterday in the ILC. There were lots of great ideas and designs on display. Follow the link for a photo gallery and winners list. Congratulations all . . .

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VIDEO: ELEC490 Capstone Project Demonstration, Augmented Reality Basketball Trainer
VIDEO: ELEC490 Capstone Project Demonstration, Augmented Reality Basketball Trainer
February 15, 2018

Queen's engineering students Pascal, Robert, David, and Raphael developed an augmented reality basketball trainer for their ELEC490 capstone project, on display with all the other projects at the ELEC490 Open House in the ILC today . . . 

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PHOTOS: Dean's Scholars Reception honours academic excellence
PHOTOS: Dean's Scholars Reception honours academic excellence
February 14, 2018

The Dean's Scholars Reception was held last night at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. There are 141 graduating students this year who were Dean's Scholars in all four years of their undergraduate studies.

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VIDEO: Claire Davies earns FEAS Excellence in Education Award
VIDEO: Claire Davies earns FEAS Excellence in Education Award
February 12, 2018

Claire Davies, an assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has earned the Excellence in Education Award from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for her inter-faculty curriculum, community based projects, and active-learning approach to teaching.

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Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Laurent Béland
Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Laurent Béland
February 7, 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s is welcoming four new faculty members this year. One of them is Dr. Laurent Béland, an expert in computational material science. He’s recruiting graduate students to help work on solving some of the enduring problems of nuclear reactor design and durability issues in cement paste.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Nicole Woodcock
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Nicole Woodcock
February 6, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Nicole Woodcock, is studying the properties of cellulose nanocrystals. It’s work that could have wide-ranging applications, including in the world of cosmetics.

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VIDEO: ELEC490 Remote Manipulator Capstone Project
VIDEO: ELEC490 Remote Manipulator Capstone Project
February 2, 2018

The ELEC490 open house is coming up in the ILC on February 15th. Here's a little taste of just one of the great projects that will be on display then from the ECE discipline night on February 1st.

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VIDEO: Meet Karen Rudie, Queen's engineering and computing professor
VIDEO: Meet Karen Rudie, Queen's engineering and computing professor
February 1, 2018

Karen Rudie, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the School of Computing here at Queen's, uses mathematical modelling to help engineers and designers make the best, most accurate, predictions and decisions. It's work that can impact all our daily lives by making things safer, and more efficient.

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Strength in Diversity: Why the Mining Industry Needs a More Diverse Workforce
Strength in Diversity: Why the Mining Industry Needs a More Diverse Workforce
January 31, 2018

BTech Program Leader, David Yokom, examines the projected workforce shortfall in the mining industry, and why greater diversity is a key part of the answer.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Danielle Tremblay
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Danielle Tremblay
January 29, 2018

Danielle Tremblay began work as an undergraduate researcher after first year. Now as she completes her undergraduate degree, she's very well positioned to pursue graduate work or to begin her working life. Undergraduate research work is a great way to help focus your own career plans and to position yourself well for your next opportunities.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, François Daudelin
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, François Daudelin
January 22, 2018

François Daudelin is amassing valuable undergraduate research experience that will position him well to pursue graduate studies after he completes his degree. 

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Hoult earns FEAS excellence in research award
Hoult earns FEAS excellence in research award
January 19, 2018

Queen’s engineering professor Neil Hoult is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) excellence in research award.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Hayden Estabrook
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Hayden Estabrook
January 15, 2018

Hayden Estabrook is amassing valuable undergraduate research experience that will position him well to pursue graduate studies after he completes his degree. 

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VIDEO: Tour the Ultrafast Photonics Lab with Professor James Fraser
VIDEO: Tour the Ultrafast Photonics Lab with Professor James Fraser
January 9, 2018

How fast is ultrafast?  100/1,000,000,000,000,000ths of a second or faster. Join Queen's engineering professor James Fraser on a tour of the Ultrafast Photonics Lab in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. The research work done there has wide-ranging applications including semiconductor technology to bioprotein functionality.

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Karen Rudie named IEEE Fellow
Dr Karen Rudie named IEEE Fellow
January 8, 2018

Queen’s Engineering professor, Karen Rudie, has been named among the new Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2018.

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Dr. R. Kerry Rowe Appointed to the Order of Canada
Dr. R. Kerry Rowe Appointed to the Order of Canada
January 3, 2018

Kerry Rowe, Civil Engineering faculty member and former Vice-Principal (Research), "was recognized for his seminal contributions to the field of geoenvironmental engineering, notably for his pioneering research in waste barrier systems."  

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VIDEO: Happy Holidays!
VIDEO: Happy Holidays!
December 22, 2017

From everyone at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, have a safe and happy holiday season and best wishes for the new year.

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VIDEO: Research in coastal engineering with Ryan Mulligan
VIDEO: Research in coastal engineering with Ryan Mulligan
December 20, 2017

Queen's civil engineering professor Ryan Mulligan is studying how hurricanes impact coastal areas. It's work that will help engineers determine where and how to build in coastal areas as hurricanes become more frequent and intense.

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