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VIDEo: Meet ECEi student and co-founder of Mero Technologies Cole MacDonald
VIDEo: Meet ECEi student and co-founder of Mero Technologies Cole MacDonald
August 21, 2017

Mero Technologies, with its new bathroom cleanliness monitoring technology, made a respectable showing at the CNE Emerging Innovators Pitch Competition over the weekend. We caught up with ECEi student and co-founder Cole MacDonald earlier this summer for a video project about ECEi and he had this to say about launching Mero with his colleagues at Queen's.

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VIDEO: Fitra Technologies wins top spot in Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition
VIDEO: Fitra Technologies wins top spot in Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition
August 17, 2017

The first-place winners of the 2017 Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition are the members of Fitra Technologies for their innovative exercise monitoring application. We caught up with MECH grad Sam Milner after the presentation.

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VIDEO: Tour Queen's Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs
VIDEO: Tour Queen's Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs
August 1, 2017

Join Queen's graduate student James McNiece on a tour of the Hydrometallurgy & Analytical labs at the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining.  Sign up for the August 9 webinar with Queen's mining engineering professor Ahmad Ghahreman. The topic: some novel new approached to arsenic immobilization that could save mine operators and governments millions.

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RESEARCH PROFILE: Mathematical Modelling with chemical engineering professor Kim McAuley
RESEARCH PROFILE: Mathematical Modelling with chemical engineering professor Kim McAuley
July 14, 2017

Mathematical modellers in chemical engineering help researchers and industry partners to become more certain that they can translate their experimental data into predictable real-world results. Modelling is the critically important step between small-scale tests in the lab and large-scale manufacturing.

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VIDEO: Cognitive computing for personalised medicine
VIDEO: Cognitive computing for personalised medicine
July 11, 2017

Here's an interesting lecture by Dr Carolyn McGregor, a professor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Cognitive computing for personalised medicine. It was part of the High Performance Computing Symposium at Queen's earlier this spring.

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Excellence in Education Award
Excellence in Education Award
July 7, 2017

We are pleased to announce the call for this year’s Faculty-wide Excellence in Education award. Nominations are due October 1, 2017. Learn more about the terms and instructions for nominations.

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VIDEO: James McNiece: Master's Candidate in Mining Engineering
VIDEO: James McNiece: Master's Candidate in Mining Engineering
June 30, 2017

James McNiece is a Master's candidate in mining engineering here at Queen's. In his research, he's exploring ways to more efficiently extract cerium from ore for industrial applications. It's just one of the projects happening in the hydrometallurgical lab at the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's.

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VIDEO: Modeling human learning to inform machine learning
VIDEO: Modeling human learning to inform machine learning
June 26, 2017

Here's an interesting lecture by Indiana University Professor Michael Jones. Modeling human learning to inform machine learning may be very helpful to anyone interested in autonomous devices or machine learning. It was part of the High Performance Computing Symposium at Queen's earlier this spring.

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Profs Pollard & Pickles named fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering
Profs Pollard & Pickles named fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering
June 26, 2017

Queen's engineering professors Andrew Pollard and Christopher Pickles have been named fellows of The Canadian Academy of Engineering.

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Queen's student developing device to help learning braille
Queen's student developing device to help learning braille
June 21, 2017

Queen's engineering graduate student, Rhianne Lopez, is developing a teaching device specifically for use by people living with visual impairments in certain parts of the Philippines. It's a way to learn braille, largely independently, when access to computers and other resources may be limited.

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VIDEO: The advantages of J-Section
VIDEO: The advantages of J-Section
June 21, 2017

J-Section is a program for first-year engineering students who want or need to improve their grades from first semester. It's a chance to re-cover course material and rewrite exams. It's a valuable resource for students designed especially to enable every chance of academic success. This video was envisioned and produced entirely by FEAS student content developers.

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VIDEO: Computational Mathematics for climate systems
VIDEO: Computational Mathematics for climate systems
June 19, 2017

Here's an interesting lecture by University of Toronto physicist and climate scientist, Professor Richard Peltier. It was part of the High Performance Computing Symposium at Queen's last week.

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VIDEO: Gold cyanidation research at Queen's
VIDEO: Gold cyanidation research at Queen's
June 5, 2017

How do engineers come up with ways to extract the tiny amounts of gold (typically measured in grams) encased in each tonne of low-grade ore pulled from a mine? One widely used method is a process called cyanidation. Research undertaken by Rina Kim, a post-doctoral fellow with the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen’s, aims to ensure gold cyanidation is as efficient and environmentally sustainable as possible. Here's how . . .

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Preparing for grad school with undergrad research
Preparing for grad school with undergrad research
June 5, 2017

Caroline Krzyszkowski is among those who graduated last week. She'll be starting grad school at UBC in the fall. While she was an undergraduate here at Queen's she took advantage of a chance to do some research work. It's true, you can get a taste a research while you pursue your undergrad degree.

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onQ student and faculty feedback survey results
onQ student and faculty feedback survey results
June 4, 2017

onQ, Queens' enterprise learning management system, is an integral communication and organizational tool for students and instructors. Queen's conducted a survey of faculty and students earlier this year as part of the ongoing effort to ensure the system is a useful as it can be. The results of that survey are in.

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VIDEO: SUMMER ORIENTATION to ACADEMICS and RESOURCES (SOAR)
VIDEO: SUMMER ORIENTATION to ACADEMICS and RESOURCES (SOAR)
June 2, 2017

SOAR is a great chance for those entering first-year engineering studies to visit Queen's with their families before school starts in September. Please register to join Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science faculty and staff on July 14 and 15. We're looking forward to getting to know you better. 

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Exploring undergraduate research work
Exploring undergraduate research work
May 30, 2017

Jacob Carlos is among those graduating in the next few days. He'll be starting grad school in the fall. While he was an undergraduate here at Queen's he took advantage of a chance to do some research work. It's true, you can get a taste a research while you pursue your undergrad degree.

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Opening doors to the future
Opening doors to the future
May 30, 2017

Madeline Howell is among those graduating in the next few days. She'll be off to begin graduate school at UC Berkley in the fall. While she was an undergraduate here at Queen's she took advantage of the chance to do some research work. It's true, you can get a taste a research while you pursue your undergrad degree.

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VIDEO: Meet PhD Candidate Yousef Abolfazlzadeh
VIDEO: Meet PhD Candidate Yousef Abolfazlzadeh
May 29, 2017

Yousef is pursuing his PhD under the supervision of Queen's mining engineering professor, Stephen McKinnon. He is exploring new ways of assessing and predicting geo-mechanical stresses in rock masses in the mining industry. It's work that can help making mining safer and more cost-effective.

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VIDEO: McLaughlin Hall Machine Shop in Action
VIDEO: McLaughlin Hall Machine Shop in Action
May 26, 2017

Students using the machine shop gain an excellent understanding of manufacturing and materials processing. This enables them to work on every aspect of a design project from conception to construction.

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