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VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project
March 16, 2018

Here's an interesting video with Mohammed, Jessica, and David about their capstone design project. It's a system for using facial recognition technology to actuate physical locks. Imagine using your own facial expressions to unlock your front door.

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VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume
March 14, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. It's also a great way to make your resume stand out.

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VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
March 12, 2018

Laura Wells is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. She and her research group are developing advanced biomaterials that can help treat blindness.

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VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
VIDEO: Application deadline for summer at the Castle coming April 1
March 7, 2018

The enrollment deadline for this year's summer Global Project Management program at The Castle is coming up on April 1. It's a great adventure, an exciting way to cover some of your electives, and a good way to build an edge on your project management skills. You don't have to take my word for it: just ask Max, Jamie-Lee, Jean-Luc, and Bea.

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Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship deadline coming Friday
Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship deadline coming Friday
March 6, 2018

A great way to secure an undergrad research position is to apply for and earn an Undergraduate Student Summer Research Fellowship (USSRF). It’s late for this year, but not too late. The application deadline is coming on Friday. And it’s never too early in your undergraduate career to get started exploring options and setting goals.

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READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Suraj Persaud
READ & WATCH: Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Suraj Persaud
March 5, 2018

Dr Suraj Persaud has recently joined the faculty in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. He plans to build a research group to help understand corrosion problems relevant to Canada’s nuclear power industry.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight
PROFILE: Undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight
March 2, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Leigh-Anne McKnight, is exploring new ways to make plant-based materials for manufacturing that are more environmentally sustainable.

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PHOTOS: Queen's hosts Canadian Mining Games
PHOTOS: Queen's hosts Canadian Mining Games
February 26, 2018

The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's played host to teams from all over the country at the 2018 Canadian Mining Games here in Kingston, Feb 22-25.

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Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Vahid Fallah
Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Vahid Fallah
February 26, 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s is welcoming four new faculty members this year. One of them is Dr Vahid Fallah, an expert in additive manufacturing. He’s recruiting graduate students and laying the groundwork for a laboratory that could change the way metal and polymeric parts are manufactured.

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VIDEOS: Celebrating Graduate Studies events all week
VIDEOS: Celebrating Graduate Studies events all week
February 23, 2018

The School of Graduate Studies at Queen's is hosting a series of events online and on campus all next week to help undergraduate students learn more about grad studies at Queen's. Visit www.gradweek.ca for all the details.

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VIDEO: Augmented reality broadcasting mobile app capstone project
VIDEO: Augmented reality broadcasting mobile app capstone project
February 21, 2018

Here's an interesting video with JP, Dylan, and Jensen and their capstone design project. It's a Location-Based augmented reality mobile app that allows users to add virtual text, pictures, and objects to any corporeal space.

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VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering
February 20, 2018

The First Nations Education Conference is happening this week so here's an interesting video from Aboriginal Access to Engineering here at Queen's about some of the outreach work being done to get aboriginal youth interested in STEM fields early.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston
February 16, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Jamie-Lee Freeston, is studying ways to improve the efficiency of bio-diesel extraction. It’s work that could lead to cleaner, more sustainable sources of energy.

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PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton
February 16, 2018

The ECE Capstone Design Open House was held yesterday in the ILC. There were lots of great ideas and designs on display. Follow the link for a photo gallery and winners list. Congratulations all . . .

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VIDEO: ELEC490 Capstone Project Demonstration, Augmented Reality Basketball Trainer
VIDEO: ELEC490 Capstone Project Demonstration, Augmented Reality Basketball Trainer
February 15, 2018

Queen's engineering students Pascal, Robert, David, and Raphael developed an augmented reality basketball trainer for their ELEC490 capstone project, on display with all the other projects at the ELEC490 Open House in the ILC today . . . 

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PHOTOS: Dean's Scholars Reception honours academic excellence
PHOTOS: Dean's Scholars Reception honours academic excellence
February 14, 2018

The Dean's Scholars Reception was held last night at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. There are 141 graduating students this year who were Dean's Scholars in all four years of their undergraduate studies.

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PHOTOS: 141 Dean's Scholars honoured
PHOTOS: 141 Dean's Scholars honoured
February 13, 2018

Here are a few shots from the Dean's Scholars Reception February 13 at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre. There are 141 graduating students who have been Dean's Scholars for all four years of their undergrad studies . . . Congratulations all!

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VIDEO: Claire Davies earns FEAS Excellence in Education Award
VIDEO: Claire Davies earns FEAS Excellence in Education Award
February 12, 2018

Claire Davies, an assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has earned the Excellence in Education Award from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for her inter-faculty curriculum, community based projects, and active-learning approach to teaching.

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Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Laurent Béland
Meet new Queen's engineering professor, Laurent Béland
February 7, 2018

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen’s is welcoming four new faculty members this year. One of them is Dr. Laurent Béland, an expert in computational material science. He’s recruiting graduate students to help work on solving some of the enduring problems of nuclear reactor design and durability issues in cement paste.

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PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Nicole Woodcock
PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher, Nicole Woodcock
February 6, 2018

Engineering chemistry student and undergraduate researcher, Nicole Woodcock, is studying the properties of cellulose nanocrystals. It’s work that could have wide-ranging applications, including in the world of cosmetics.

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