News and Events

A statement on the use of gentian violet

Posted on Oct 17, 2019


Dean Kevin Deluzio urges students to heed the warning from Health Canada to refrain from the use of gentian violet.


Fall Preview set for November 2-3

Posted on Oct 15, 2019


Fall Preview is a great opportunity for high school students and their families to learn more about Queen's and the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science before they apply for university.


A message regarding the incident in Chown Residence

Posted on Oct 15, 2019


Dean Kevin J. Deluzio issues a statement to the Queen’s Engineering Community regarding the incident in Chown Residence.


VIDEO: Meet new faculty member Dr. Cao Thang Dinh

Posted on Oct 15, 2019


Dr. Cao Thang Dinh is a new faculty member in the Department of Chemical Engineering here at Queen's. His research interests include developing new chemical processes for applications in renewable energy.


Finding alternatives to gentian violet

Posted on Oct 10, 2019


Health Canada issued a warning in June calling for Canadians to avoid human exposure to the dye and medical antiseptic, gentian violet, because studies showed it increased cancer risk among laboratory animals. Gentian had a key role in engineering orientation at Queen’s, so the announcement left orientation week organizers scrambling to find a viable alternative.


Dr. Jenny Zou is working to fix your web browser and personalize your online experience

Posted on Oct 09, 2019


Dr. Ying (Jenny) Zou, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Queen's, is working on new ways to personalize your online experiences.


3D Markerless Motion Capture Testing - Human Mobility Research Lab

Posted on Oct 08, 2019


Gerda, Sean, and Rob worked under the supervision of Queen's engineering Professor and Dean, Kevin Deluzio, this past summer to test the accuracy of some new 3D markerless motion capture technology. It's work that could help medical clinicians to more easily measure and understand how human bodies move.


In Conversation with Queen's Engineering Alumna Veena Rawat (PhD'73)

Posted on Sep 20, 2019


Dr. Veena Rawat was the first woman to graduate with a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Queens. After graduating in 1973, she went on to hold several leadership positions, including positions in the Canadian government and as the first female president of the Communications Research Centre of Industry Canada. In 2014, she was awarded the Officer of the Order of Canada for her lifetime achievements and contributions at the national and international levels to wireless communications. She is passionate about encouraging women to study for stem careers and mentors, young engineers as they begin their careers.


PHOTOS: 125th Anniversary Queen's Engineering Faculty Awards

Posted on Sep 18, 2019


The 125th Anniversary Queen's Engineering Faculty Awards was held earlier this afternoon in Mitchell Hall. It was an intimate event, a really nice time to connect and reconnect with friends and colleagues, not to mention a great way to honour the contributions of the some of our outstanding faculty members, past and present.


VIDEO: New tools to help the visually impaired learn Braille

Posted on Sep 16, 2019


Elizabeth Hoskin, a Master's candidate in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has developed BrailleBunny, a portable and affordable device to help people learn to read braille.


Queen's Undergraduate Internship Program information events upcoming

Posted on Sep 12, 2019


There is a series of QUIP information booth sessions coming up in the ILC atrium Sep 12, 16, and 18. An engineering internship is a great way to find your passion and to fortify your career.


VIDEO: Grad Studies with Neil Trivers, Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD)

Posted on Sep 11, 2019


Choosing graduate studies in engineering is a valuable journey. This is just one story.


PROFILE: To the top of her field

Posted on Nov 22, 2017


Queen's alumna, Mary Ann Turcke, (BSc(Eng)’88, MBA’97) began her a new role as President, Digital Media and NFL Network for the National Football League earlier this year. It's been a stellar career so far.


VIDEO: Codemakers by Aboriginal Access to Engineering

Posted on Nov 16, 2017


The Codemakers Club by Aboriginal Access to Engineering at Queen's is just one example of outreach work carried out by faculty and staff. It's all about getting children and young adults engaged in STEM fields before they choose their post-secondary career paths.


VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab

Posted on Oct 18, 2017


Queen's engineering professor Michael Rainbow and his lab group have been busy during the last year assembling the new High-Speed Skeletal Imaging Laboratory at Hotel Dieu Hospital in Kingston. Research carried out in there will allow engineers and medical professionals to move beyond static images of skeletal structures and peer into living bodies while they're in motion.


VIDEO: Tour the Queens Solar Education Centre with QSDT

Posted on Sep 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.


VIDEO: Advanced wheelchair pommel design

Posted on May 15, 2017


Fourth-year mechanical engineering students Curtis Lindsey and Heather Joannou designed and prototyped a device that makes wheelchairs more comfortable, versatile and durable for those who use them. They worked with industry partner, Kingston-based Advanced Mobility Systems, on an improved iteration of a wheelchair pommel.