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Staying healthy in mind and body

Posted on Dec 13, 2019


There are very useful resources available for when it's time to seek help managing the stresses of daily life.


VIDEO: Facial Recognition Security System Capstone Project

Posted on Mar 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.


VIDEO: How a term at The Castle can help fortify your resume

Posted on Mar 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.


VIDEO: Meet Laura Wells Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering

Posted on Mar 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.


PROFILE: Undergraduate researcher Leigh-Anne McKnight

Posted on Mar 02, 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.


PHOTOS: Queens hosts Canadian Mining Games

Posted on Feb 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.


VIDEOS: Celebrating Graduate Studies events all week

Posted on Feb 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.


VIDEO: Augmented reality broadcasting mobile app capstone project

Posted on Feb 21, 2018


Here's an interesting video with JP, Dylan, and Jensen and their capstone design project.


VIDEO: Aboriginal Access to Engineering

Posted on Feb 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.


PHOTOS: ECE Capstone design competiton

Posted on Feb 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 . . .


PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher Jamie-Lee Freeston

Posted on Feb 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.


VIDEO: ELEC490 Capstone Project Demonstration Augmented Reality Basketball Trainer

Posted on Feb 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 . . .


PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher François Daudelin

Posted on Jan 22, 2018


François Daudelin is amassing valuable undergraduate research experience that will position him well to pursue graduate studies after he completes his degree.


PROFILE: Undergraduate Researcher Hayden Estabrook

Posted on Jan 15, 2018


Hayden Estabrook is amassing valuable undergraduate research experience that will position him well to pursue graduate studies after he completes his degree.


VIDEO: Tour the Ultrafast Photonics Lab with Professor James Fraser

Posted on Jan 09, 2018


How fast is ultrafast? 100/1,000,000,000,000,000ths of a second or faster. Join Queen's engineering professor James Fraser on a tour of the Ultrafast Photonics Lab in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy. The research work done there has wide-ranging applications including semiconductor technology to bioprotein functionality.


Dr. Karen Rudie named IEEE Fellow

Posted on Jan 08, 2018


Queen’s Engineering professor, Karen Rudie, has been named among the new Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2018.


Dr. R. Kerry Rowe Appointed to the Order of Canada

Posted on Jan 03, 2018


Kerry Rowe, Civil Engineering faculty member and former Vice-Principal (Research), "was recognized for his seminal contributions to the field of geoenvironmental engineering, notably for his pioneering research in waste barrier systems."


VIDEO: Happy Holidays!

Posted on Dec 22, 2017


From everyone at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, have a safe and happy holiday season and best wishes for the new year.


VIDEO: Research in coastal engineering with Ryan Mulligan

Posted on Dec 20, 2017


Queen's civil engineering professor Ryan Mulligan is studying how hurricanes impact coastal areas. It's work that will help engineers determine where and how to build in coastal areas as hurricanes become more frequent and intense.


Professor Alireza Bakhshai earns Way Memorial Trust Research Award

Posted on Dec 11, 2017


Queen’s electrical engineering professor Alireza Bakhshai has earned the Way Memorial Trust Research Award for work that will help develop the infrastructure needed to support electric vehicles on Ontario’s roads.