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Strong global showing for QICSI team Spectra Plasmonics
Strong global showing for QICSI team Spectra Plasmonics
October 23, 2017

The Queen’s students behind Spectra Plasmonics earned a top spot in the Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition and won the grand prize in the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition for their plan to market a novel new chemical detection technology. Now they’re moving to parlay a summer project into a successful business.

VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab
VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab
October 18, 2017

Queen's engineering professor Michael Rainbow and his lab group have been busy during the last year assembling the new High-Speed Skeletal Imaging Laboratory at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston. Research carried out in there will allow engineers and medical professionals to move beyond static images of skeletal structures and peer into living bodies while they're in motion. 

Exploring the frontier between innate immunity and materials design
Exploring the frontier between innate immunity and materials design
October 16, 2017

Lindsay Fitzpatrick is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s. Her research into how materials interact with living tissue could one day lead to synthetic soft-tissue implants for humans that can be used nominally for longer periods. It’s research that could improve the day-to-day lives of millions of people.

VIDEO: Meet Queen's alumnus Ivan MacKinnon
VIDEO: Meet Queen's alumnus Ivan MacKinnon
October 13, 2017

Ivan MacKinnon graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2004. After a few years working in industry, he returned home to Bath, Ontario, where he and his partners launched MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company. 

A Family of Engineers
A Family of Engineers
October 13, 2017

Brothers Scott, Jordan, and Mark Mitchell were your average Canadian kids growing up.  Fast-forward to present day, and the recent Queen’s grads have already begun to make an impact in the world of engineering.

Fall Preview 2017
Fall Preview 2017
October 12, 2017

Get a taste of Queen’s campus as the fall term gets into full swing. Tour the campus with a current student. Talk to students and professors about the programs that interest you most. Check out the library. Visit our Athletics and Recreation Centre. See our residences, and try the food.

A circumnavigation challenge
A circumnavigation challenge
October 10, 2017

Queen’s engineer Robert Dengler has had a fruitful career in the mining business. That’s all behind him now as he navigates his latest adventure: a round-the-world helicopter journey with his son Steven to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation.

Event: Go ENG Girl
Event: Go ENG Girl
October 6, 2017

Go ENG Girl provides an exciting opportunity for girls in Grades 7-11 across Ontario to visit Queen's University campus and learn from women in the engineering profession, academics, and students about the wonderful world of engineering. This event is taking place October 28th.

VIDEO: Detecting dark matter particles with Professor Gerbier
VIDEO: Detecting dark matter particles with Professor Gerbier
October 3, 2017

Gilles Gerbier, professor of subatomic physics and particle astrophysics in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy at Queen's, guides a short tour of his laboratory in Stirling Hall. He and his research group are developing particle detectors to help unravel some of the enduring mysteries of the universe.

VIDEO: Tour the mining analytical lab
VIDEO: Tour the mining analytical lab
October 2, 2017

You might remember the story, videos, and live stream from earlier this summer about the Hydometallurgy Lab and the Ahmad Ghahreman research group in the Robert M Buchan Department of Mining here at Queen's. Here's an interesting tour video of some of the equipment in the adjacent Mining Analytical Lab.

VIDEO: Explore the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab
VIDEO: Explore the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab
September 26, 2017

There's an open house at the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab in G25 in Dupuis Hall on Thursday morning. This new facility is designed especially to ensure that engineering instructors have access to the very best state-of-the art support and technology. It's about making sure Queen's engineering students get the very best education possible. Come check it out . . .

VIDEO: A peek into research at the Hydrometallurgy Lab
VIDEO: A peek into research at the Hydrometallurgy Lab
September 25, 2017

You might remember the story, videos, and live stream from earlier this summer about the Hydometallurgy Lab and the Ahmad Ghahreman research group in the Robert M Buchan Department of Mining here at Queen's. Here's an interesting video featuring some of the interesting research work by Denver and Farzaneh, two of the graduate students at work in that lab.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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

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

 

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.

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.