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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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VIDEO: Meet Undergraduate Researcher Emily Rae
VIDEO: Meet Undergraduate Researcher Emily Rae
January 16, 2019

 

Have you thought about graduate studies? Maybe Emily Rae's story can add some insight. She is a Queen's Engineering graduate who spent some time in the Laboratory for Percutaneous Surgery before heading off for graduate studies.

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VIDEO: Vehicle Dynamics with Queen's Formula SAE
VIDEO: Vehicle Dynamics with Queen's Formula SAE
January 15, 2019

Here's a great video update from Queen's Formula racing featuring vehicle dynamics lead, Liam Maahs.

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Art of Research photo contest submissions close March 1
Art of Research photo contest submissions open today
January 14, 2019

This year's installment of the Art of Research photo contest includes a special $500 prize for the  submission that best demonstrates an engineering-specific research pursuit likely to affect positive change in all our daily lives.

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VIDEO: Meet Assistant Professor Louise Meunier, Department of Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Meet Assistant Professor Louise Meunier, Department of Chemical Engineering
January 8, 2019

Dr. Louise Meunier is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. She specializes in investigating the toxicity of contaminants in soils and mine tailings, and on environmental and human health risks associated with exposure to inorganic contaminants.

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Celebrating the life of Dr. Alfred Bader
Celebrating the life of Dr. Alfred Bader
January 8, 2019

Queen’s remembers Dr. Alfred Bader, an accomplished student, dedicated alumnus, and one of the university’s most generous benefactors.

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VIDEO: 2018 the Year in Review
VIDEO: 2018 the Year in Review
December 18, 2018

Here's an exciting video rundown of just a very few of the highlights of this amazing 125th anniversary year so far for The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

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Dirk, The Superconducting Gravimeter, arrives at Queen's
Dirk, The Superconducting Gravimeter, arrives at Queen's
December 11, 2018

A new iGrav superconducting gravimeter, installed on a bedrock mounted slab in the basement of Miller Hall earlier this year, will enable researchers in the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering to explore cheaper, safer, more efficient ways to peer under ground.

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VIDEO: EngChoir performs original piece to mark Dec 6 memorial
VIDEO: EngChoir performs original piece to mark Dec 6 memorial
December 7, 2018

EngChoir performs Chrysalides and Amazing Grace on the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The event was  an Engineering Society memorial to mark the 29th anniversary of the École Polytechnique massacre.

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VIDEO: Transferring into Engineering Chemistry with Emily Kennedy
VIDEO: Transferring into Engineering Chemistry with Emily Kennedy
December 4, 2018

Here's a nice video about how undergraduate student Emily Kennedy transferred into Engineering Chemistry after completing three years in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

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