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VIDEO: Hannah Dies: PHD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Hannah Dies: PHD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
March 3, 2017

The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Hannah Dies. She is pursuing her PHD and MD simultaneously. Her PhD research involves exploring lab-on-a-chip technologies at the Kingston Nano-fabrication Laboratory.

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VIDEO: Mechanical & Materials Engineering seeks four new faculty members
VIDEO: Mechanical & Materials Engineering seeks four new faculty members
March 1, 2017

The Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering is seeking four new faculty members with expertise in additive manufacturing, mechatronics and nuclear materials.

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Beaty family dontates $5-million for freshwater research
Beaty family dontates $5-million for freshwater research
February 25, 2017

Ross Beaty and family has gifted $5-million to support collaborative research and education in the field of freshwater resources.

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VIDEO: Exchanges in Mining Engineering - James Cruikshanks
VIDEO: Exchanges in Mining Engineering - James Cruikshanks
February 24, 2017

Learn about mining engineering student James Cruikshanks' experience on the Queen's Student Exchange Program.

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Brian Amsden appointed head of Chemical Engineering
Brian Amsden appointed head of Chemical Engineering
February 23, 2017

Queen's engineering professor, Dr. Brian Amsden, has been appointed head of the Department of Chemical Engineering for a 5-year term, effective July 1, 2017.

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VIDEO: Peek into Math 430/830 Control Theory
VIDEO: Peek into Math 430/830 Control Theory
February 20, 2017

Here's a quick peek into the Math 430/830 course in which students tackle the classic balance-an-inverted-pendulum exercise.

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VIDEO: Joe Glasing: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Joe Glasing: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
February 18, 2017

The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Joe Glasing. His research so far focuses on sustainable chemistry and polymer chemistry mostly developing new ways to manipulate the properties of cellulose.

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VIDEO: Internships in Mining Engineering
VIDEO: Internships in Mining Engineering
February 15, 2017

Internships are a great way for engineering students to build job experience, fortify their resumes, and navigate decisions about future career and academic paths. Hear what Queen's mining engineering students Art, Natalie, and Kelly have to say about their internship experiences. It's information that could help you with your own internship choices.

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VIDEO: Why Grad Studies - Meet PhD candidate Michael Shepertycky
Why Grad Studies - Meet PhD candidate Michael Shepertycky
February 10, 2017

Michael Shepertycky is part of a research team in mechanical engineering developing an energy harvester. It's a backpack that turns the kinetic energy of the movement of the wearer into usable electricity.

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VIDEO: Laura McKiel: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Laura McKiel: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
February 9, 2017

The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Laura McKiel. She hadn't considered grad school until inspiration struck while she was on her internship placement. She knew an advanced degree was her pathway to where she wanted to be . . . 

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ECE students innovate at QHacks
ECE students innovate at QHacks
February 6, 2017

Hundreds of students filled Ellis Hall on the weekend for QHacks, the second annual Queen’s hackathon. Aside from being a great social event and learning experience, it was an exercise in condensed innovation. There were many ECE students among the participants. We spoke with some of them. . .

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VIDEO: Emmanuel Ogbe, PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Emmanuel Ogbe, PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering
February 1, 2017

The stories of those who earn advanced degrees are many and varied. Here's just one: Emmanuel Ogbe is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen's. He specializes in design analysis of process systems with a background in petroleum.

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Entrepreneur, civil grad and CBC Dragon, Michele Romanow
Entrepreneur, civil grad and CBC Dragon, Michele Romanow
January 24, 2017

Queen's engineer, entrepreneur, CBC Dragon Michele Romanow got her start in business as an undergraduate by launching the Tea Room in Beamish-Munro Hall. Since then she has built several successful businesses and taken her place as a dragon on CBC Television's The Dragon's Den.

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FEAS Visiting Distinguished Speaker Series event Friday, Jan 27
FEAS Visiting Distinguished Speaker Series event Friday, Jan 27
January 13, 2017

Dr Ryan Kobrick will be delivering the keynote address at the CIRQUE 2017 conference in Kingston on January 27. He is an Assistant Professor of Commercial Space Operations in the College of Aviation at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach with teaching duties and research in the new ERAU Spacesuit Utilization of Innovative Technology Laboratory (SUIT Lab).

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The next Canadian woman on a banknote should be Elsie MacGill
The next Canadian woman on a banknote should be Elsie MacGill
December 7, 2016

Elsie MacGill was the first woman in Canada to graduate with a degree in electrical engineering,  the first practicing woman engineer in Canada, and the first woman aircraft designer in the world. She's also in the running to be commemorated on a Canadian bank note.

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Queen's alum earns award for asphalt presentation
Queen's alum earns award for asphalt presentation
November 19, 2016

Jamie-Lee Freeston (Sci '17) has earned the Elaine Thompson and Earl Kee Awards for best overall and best new authored paper, following her presentation, Physical Hardening in Asphalt, at the 2015 Canadian Technical Asphalt Association Conference. “Hard-work & persistence really is key," she says. "I can’t thank Professor (Simon) Hesp enough for this opportunity.”

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ECE internship placements rise
ECE internship placements rise
November 15, 2016

Enrolment isn’t the only metric on the rise in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) programs this year. Internships are up, too. In fact, there are almost twice as many ECE students earning internship placements this year than there was last year.

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How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War
How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War
November 11, 2016

The 5th Field Company Canadian Engineers made a significant contribution to the war effort in the summer of 1914. Some 150 Queen's engineers designed and built a staging camp at Valcartier, Quebec to accommodate and prepare more than 30,000 soldiers for deployment to Europe. Thanks to the foresight of one Queen's engineering professor, Queen's was equipped and prepared to help when war broke out in Europe. It was a first among universities in Canada.

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Queen's engineers to help unravel mysteries of the universe
Queen's engineers to help unravel mysteries of the universe
November 7, 2016

At least two new professors will be joining the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s to help support the newly funded Canadian Particle Astrophysics Research Centre (CPARC).

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Distinguished Speaker Series: Harrison Griffiths on vehicle collision reconstruction
Distinguished Speaker Series: Harrison Griffiths on vehicle collision reconstruction
November 4, 2016

Harrison Griffiths of Toronto-based -30- Forensic Engineering is a Queen's graduate and an expert in motor vehicle collision reconstruction. His work represents a fascinating facet of the engineering profession. He will be speaking in the ILC on November 11 as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series.

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