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PHOTOS: Civil Engineering donor wall unveiled in Ellis Hall
PHOTOS: Civil Engineering donor wall unveiled in Ellis Hall
May 25, 2018

There was a very nice gathering and ceremony in Ellis Hall earlier today for the unveiling of a great-looking new donor wall for those who have made financial donations to the work of the Department of Civil Engineering here at Queen's. 

ECE Distinguished Speaker Series June 7: Raffaello D'Andrea
ECE Distinguished Speaker Series June 7: Raffaello D'Andrea
May 24, 2018

Dr Raffaello D’Andrea, renowned international entrepreneur, engineer, creator of breathtaking flying machines and TED speaker with more than 7.3 million video views will be speaking at Walter Light Hall on June 7th. D’Andrea’s talk will be followed by a reception at the ECE grad lounge (WLH 314). Everyone is welcome.

 

VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - QSEA Jr
VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - QSEA Jr
May 23, 2018

QSEA Jr is way for kids in Grades 8 and 9 to get their very first tastes of engineering and university life. It’s a week-long commuter or residence program on campus at Queen’s University led by undergraduate engineering students and Connections staff. 

VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - In the Community
VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - In the Community
May 22, 2018

It’s not always easy or practical to bring groups of kids all the way to Queen’s for Queen's Summer Engineering Academy programs. QSEA in the Community is a way to bring QSEA programs and activities to you.

VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - Jr. Girls program
VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy - Jr. Girls program
May 18, 2018

QSEA Jr. Girls is way for students in Grades 8 and 9 to get their very first tastes of engineering and university life. It’s a week-long summer commuter or residence program on campus at Queen’s University led by female undergraduate engineering students. Space is limited. Registration details at www.queensconnections.ca

VIDEO: Summer Orientation to Academics & Resources (SOAR)
VIDEO: Summer Orientation to Academics & Resources (SOAR)
May 15, 2018

Those starting first-year studies in September and their families are invited to the Summer Orientation to Academic Resources (SOAR) on July 6-7. It's a great way to get an early taste of campus life and to help prepare yourselves for studies in September.

VIDEO PART THREE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART THREE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
April 17, 2018

Meet Arik, Billie, and Nathaniel, just a few of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

Dr Keith Pilkey named department head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Dr Keith Pilkey named department head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
April 16, 2018

Dr Keith Pilkey has been named head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering here at Queen’s for a five-year term starting at the beginning of 2018.

VIDEO: Human Detectron System
VIDEO: Human Detectron System
April 9, 2018

Here's an interesting video with Zack, Jacob, and Palmer. Their capstone design project is Detectron, an automated system for monitoring the number of people in a given room or space. It was all part of the ECE capstone design open house earlier this year.

Aquahacking information session coming April 11
Aquahacking information session coming April 11
April 9, 2018

Here's something for anyone with interests in entrepreneurialism and environmental sustainability. . . Info session April 11. Register early!

Flying blind: The future of work in Canada depends on better research
Flying blind: The future of work in Canada depends on better research
April 6, 2018

Dr Brian Frank, Associate Dean (teaching and learning) and DuPont Canada Chair in Engineering Education here at Queen’s University, and Professor Greg Evans of the department of chemical engineering and applied chemistry at the University of Toronto are calling on policy makers to ensure modernization of education policy in Canada is built on a solid foundation of research-based knowledge.

VIDEO: Mechmania - Parachute Deployment for Indoor Rocketry
VIDEO: Mechmania - Parachute Deployment for Indoor Rocketry
April 4, 2018

APSC200/293 students gathered in the ILC last week for Mechmania. The project this term: a system for parachute deployment for indoor model rocketry.

VIDEO PART TWO: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART TWO: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
April 3, 2018

Meet Emilie and Zackary, just two of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Levente Balogh
READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Levente Balogh
March 26, 2018

Newly hired Queen’s mechanical and materials engineering Assistant Professor Dr Levente Balogh is an expert in materials characterization and the irradiation of materials. He’s planning work that will make commercial nuclear power reactors better and safer.

Meet Mofi Badmos, FEAS' new International Student Experience Associate
Meet Mofi Badmos, FEAS' new International Student Experience Associate
March 22, 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science welcomes Mofi Badmos as the faculty's first International Student Experience Associate.

VIDEO PART ONE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO PART ONE: Meet the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering
March 20, 2018

Meet Emilie and Zackary, just two of the students of Aboriginal Access to Engineering.

VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
March 16, 2018

Here's an interesting video with Mohammed, Jessica, and David about their capstone design project. It's a system for using facial recognition technology to actuate physical locks. Imagine using your own facial expressions to unlock your front door.

VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
March 14, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. It's also a great way to make your resume stand out.

VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
March 12, 2018

Laura Wells is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. She and her research group are developing advanced biomaterials that can help treat blindness.

VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
March 7, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. You don't have to take my word for it: just ask Max, Jamie-Lee, Jean-Luc, and Bea.