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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 . . .

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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

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

 

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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.

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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.

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VIDEO: Meet the FEAS Content Development Team
VIDEO: Meet the FEAS Content Development Team
August 28, 2017

The FEAS Content Development Team, aka The Media Squad, works year-round to tell the stories of the people of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. It's a great way for engineering students to meet all kinds of students, faculty, and staff they wouldn't otherwise have occasion to meet. And we're hiring now for the 2017-2018 year.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 3, EngSoc Campus Tour
EngSoc Video Series: Part 3, EngSoc Campus Tour
August 27, 2017

In this, the first part of our 2017 Engineering Society executive Nat Wong, Juliana Jeans, and Jillian Reid on a wheeled tour of some the places at Queen's you'll visit often during your four years as an undergrad.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 2, Frosh Week Preview
EngSoc Video Series: Part 2, Frosh Week Preview
August 27, 2017

In this part of our EngSoc video series Nat, Juliana, and Jillian cover some of the what-to-expect details of frosh week.

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EngSoc Video Series: Part 1, Structure of EngSoc
EngSoc Video Series: Part 1, Structure of EngSoc
August 25, 2017

In this, the first part of our 2017 Engineering Society (EngSoc) video series, you'll meet EngSoc executive Nat Wong, Juliana Jeans, and Jillian Reid. They'll show you around the organization, some of the facilities, and guide you on a nice rundown of some EngSoc services. They'll also  tell you a little about how you can get involved.

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