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Dr. Carlos Escobedo earns FEAS Excellence in Research Award
Dr. Carlos Escobedo earns FEAS Excellence in Research Award
February 26, 2019

Dr. Carlos Escobedo, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Excellence in Research Award.

VIDEO: The beginnings of extended program, Section J
VIDEO: The beginnings of extended program, Section J
February 25, 2019

This short documentary video was shown as part of The Dean's Showcase on Teaching and Learning last week in Mitchell Hall. Professor Emeritus James McCowan, Interim Provost Tom Harris, and Professor Tim Bryant describe the beginnings of the extended program, Section J, in the 1970s and its impact on teaching and learning in Engineering education at Queen's. 

Ferrovial Agroman Assists Queen's Bridge Design
Ferrovial Agroman Assists Queen's Bridge Design
February 22, 2019

The Queen's Bridge Building Team thanks sponsor and industry partner, Ferrovial Agroman Canada.

VIDEO: Team 1 Detecting Heat Loss in Ontario Residences
VIDEO: Team 1 Detecting Heat Loss in Ontario Residences
February 22, 2019

Here's a an interesting APSC 200/293 Engineering Physics section 204 project presentation from Professor Clapham's course in December. Nathan, Sam, and Sarah designed and built a prototype for an inexpensive device to help identify areas of heat loss in residential buildings. It's all about saving energy.

VIDEO: Queen's Formula electrical update
VIDEO: Queen's Formula electrical update
February 15, 2019

Here's a nice video update from Queen's Formula SAE racing. The electrical team is in charge of integrating sensors from all sections and capturing test data to validate the team's designs. Electrical lead Jon Malcolm explains some of the key changes coming to the Q19 vehicle.

VIDEO: The Queen's University Internship Program
VIDEO: The Queen's University Internship Program
February 14, 2019

Here's a nice video about the Queen's University Internship Program. It's a great way to help you decide what you really want to do with your career. It's also a great way to build experience before you graduate.

VIDEO: Team 9 Soil Data Collection for Community Garden Implementation
VIDEO: Team 9 Soil Data Collection for Community Garden Implementation
February 11, 2019

Here's a an interesting APSC 200/293 Engineering Physics section 204 project presentation from Professor Clapham's course in December. Ally, Jinho, Alex, and Trevor designed and built a prototype for a device intended to crowdsource the collection of data to help determine suitable locations for community gardens across Ontario.

VIDEO: Team 6 Plant Growth and Development Optimization
VIDEO: Team 6 Plant Growth and Development Optimization
February 4, 2019

Here's a an interesting APSC 200/293 Engineering Physics section 204 project presentation from Professor Clapham's course in December. Chloe, Matt, Bram, and Liam designed and built a prototype for a device intended to crowdsource the collection of data to help determine the best locations for plant growth in Ontario.

VIDEO: Dean's Scholars honoured Feb 2
VIDEO: Dean's Scholars honoured Feb 2
February 2, 2019

The Dean's Scholars Reception, held in Ban Righ Hall Feb 2, is an event to honour engineering students who earned a spot on the Dean's List for top academic performance in the previous year. Laura Stankiewicz earned the highest GPA in Chemical Engineering, and Kyle Oppenheimer earned highest GPA in Engineering Physics in 2017-2018.

Applications open for the Dean's Graduate Research Assistant Award
Applications open for the Dean's Graduate Research Assistant Award
January 31, 2019

Applications are being accepted for the Dean’s Graduate Research Assistant Award (DGRA2), for the 2019/2020 school year. The award is intended to enhance the graduate student experience and increase the domestic graduate student enrolment, especially at the PhD level.

Student outreach draws women to STEM
Student outreach draws women to STEM
January 30, 2019

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.

VIDEO: Team 14 Environmental Monitoring Station for Crowdsourcing
VIDEO: Team 14 Environmental Monitoring Station for Crowdsourcing
January 28, 2019

Here's a an interesting APSC 200/293 Engineering Physics section 204 project presentation from Professor Clapham's course in December. Billy, Scott, Tomas, and Mustafa were tasked to design and build a prototype for a small, inexpensive, back-yard environmental sensor for crowdsourcing data for the Ministry of the Environment.

VIDEO: Using Tweets to Predict Changes in Stock Price
VIDEO: Using Tweets to Predict Changes in Stock Price
January 24, 2019

Here's a really interesting ECE capstone design project. Shihao, Tingkai, Fanzeng, Yuhan and Professor Zhu have developed a system to predict short-term changes in stock prices using recent data gathered from twitter. They're achieving predictive accuracy close to the state of the art. Imagine what you could do as a day trader if you could make better-than-baseline predictions of stock prices.

Dr. Robert Knobel receives Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award
Dr. Robert Knobel receives Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award
January 24, 2019

Queen’s Engineering Physics associate professor Robert Knobel earned the Dean Nathan F. Dupuis Leadership in Engineering Education Award in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Queen’s Engineering.

Drs. Hudon and Rainbow receive Carolyn Small Education and Innovator Award
Drs. Hudon and Rainbow receive Carolyn Small Education and Innovator Award
January 23, 2019

Queen’s engineering assistant professors Nicolas Hudon and Michael Rainbow earned the Carolyn Small Engineering Education Award in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of Queen’s Engineering.

Canadian Undergraduate Conference on AI coming to Kingston March 9
Canadian Undergraduate Conference on AI coming to Kingston March 9
January 22, 2019

Queen's Machine Intelligence and Neuroevolution Design (QMIND) is hosting the Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Artificial Intelligence (CUCAI) at Four Points Sheraton in Kingston on 9 March. CUCAI will feature talks by disruptive leaders in AI, a panel discussion on the future impact of AI in industry, and diverse networking opportunities. 

VIDEO: Team 4 Compact Environmental Monitoring Station
VIDEO: Team 4 Compact Environmental Monitoring Station
January 21, 2019

Here's a an interesting taste of the APSC 200/293 Engineering Physics section 204 project presentations from Professor Clapham's course in December. Students were tasked to design and build a prototype for a small, inexpensive, back-yard environmental sensor for crowdsourcing data for the Ministry of the Environment.

VIDEO: Spend the summer studying in the UK
VIDEO: Spend the summer studying in the UK
January 17, 2019

Learn how Engineering applies to the real world through dynamic field studies and sites visits in the global city of London. Apply today to the Global Project Management in the 21st Century program, offered by Queen’s University this summer in the UK.

VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy registration open now
VIDEO: Queen's Summer Engineering Academy registration open now
January 17, 2019

Registration is now open for summer 2019 Queen's Summer Engineering Academy program sessions. It's a great way for elementary and high-school students to explore what's possible in the fields of science and engineering long before they decide what to do after high school.

Save the Dates: February Teaching & Learning Events
Save the Dates: February Teaching & Learning Events
January 16, 2019

February's theme is Teaching and Learning. Come and help us celebrate 125 years of Teaching and Learning in Engineering!