2017 News

Dec 22, 2017 — VIDEO: Happy Holidays!
From everyone at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, have a safe and happy holiday season and best wishes for the new year.

Dec 20, 2017 — VIDEO: Research in coastal engineering with Ryan Mulligan
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.

Dec 11, 2017 — Professor Alireza Bakhshai earns Way Memorial Trust Research Award
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.

Dec 05, 2017 — VIDEO: Research in hydrometallurgy with Ahmad Ghahreman
Here's a nice peek into the research work going on under Queen's mining engineering professor Ahmad Ghahreman in the Hydrometallurgy Lab at the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining at Queen's.

Nov 27, 2017 — SELF Application
DEADLINE: January 12, 2018 - Shell Experiential Learning Opportunities Fund applications now open

Nov 27, 2017 — Meet Sam Webb PhD Candidate in Electrical Engineering
Sam Webb, PhD candidate in the ePOWER group in the department of electrical and computer engineering at Queen's, is exploring new ways to develop multi-channel power converters. It's research that will play a critical role in the development of future electronic devices and power distribution and storage systems.

Nov 22, 2017 — PROFILE: To the top of her field
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.

Nov 20, 2017 — VIDEO: PhD candidate Aazar Kashi works to improve fiber optic networks
Aazar Kashi is working in the Lightwave Systems Research Laboratory with Queen's engineering professor John Cartledge to discover new ways to transmit more data more efficiently through fiber optic networks. It's work that will help industry to meet the growing demand for global connectivity.

Nov 17, 2017 — Building constructive relationships
Queen’s alumnus Bill Baillie (Sc’85), members of Focus Forward for Indigenous Youth, and teachers at Senator Allen Bird Memorial School in Montreal Lake Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan are working together to provide valuable sustainable learning opportunities for Indigenous youth. Here’s how . . .

Nov 16, 2017 — VIDEO: Codemakers by Aboriginal Access to Engineering
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.

Nov 13, 2017 — Queens engineer returns to graduate after 70 years
Bruce Jameson built a productive and prestigious career with Imperial Oil, had a large and beautiful family with his wife Annabelle, and is a respected member of his community in Sarnia. He left Queen’s in 1947, just one credit shy of earning his degree. Now it’s time to take care of unfinished business.

Nov 10, 2017 — Five Queens Professors Renewed as Canada Research Chairs
Canada Research Chairs program advances the nation's position as a leader in discovery and innovation. The Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's would like to recognize two faculty members who were renewed. Dr. Champagne has been renewed as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biosource Engineering.

Oct 30, 2017 — VIDEO: Multi-institutional networked approaches to enhancing learning
Earlier this year the Centre for Teaching and Learning at Queen's hosted a seminar with Dr. Linda Slakey, Senior Scholar, Research Hub, Bay View Alliance. It's all about how universities can and do collaborate to ensure students get best, most modern, education.

Oct 26, 2017 — VIDEO: Bob Rae on social responsibility in mining
Earlier this year Queen's mining engineering assistant professor Anne Johnson spoke with the Honourable Bob Rae about reconciliation with First Nations peoples and social responsibility in mining.

Oct 23, 2017 — Strong global showing for QICSI team Spectra Plasmonics
The Queen’s students behind Spectra Plasmonics earned a top spot in the Dunin-Deshpande Summer Pitch Competition and won the grand prize in the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition for their plan to market a novel new chemical detection technology. Now they’re moving to parlay a summer project into a successful business.

Oct 18, 2017 — VIDEO: Tour the high speed skeletal imaging lab
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.

Oct 16, 2017 — Exploring undergraduate research work
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.

Oct 16, 2017 — Exploring the frontier between innate immunity and materials design
Lindsay Fitzpatrick is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s. Her research into how materials interact with living tissue could one day lead to synthetic soft-tissue implants for humans that can be used nominally for longer periods. It’s research that could improve the day-to-day lives of millions of people.

Oct 13, 2017 — Meet Queens alumnus Ivan MacKinnon
Ivan MacKinnon graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 2004. After a few years working in industry, he returned home to Bath, Ontario, where he and his partners launched MacKinnon Brothers Brewing Company.

Oct 13, 2017 — A Family of Engineers
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.

Oct 10, 2017 — A circumnavigation challenge
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.

Oct 03, 2017 — VIDEO: Detecting dark matter particles with Professor Gerbier
Gilles Gerbier, professor of subatomic physics and particle astrophysics in the Department of Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy at Queen's, guides us on a short tour of his laboratory in Stirling Hall.

Oct 02, 2017 — VIDEO: Tour the mining analytical lab
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.

Oct 01, 2017 — VIDEO: Spend the summer studying in the UK
Learn how Engineering applies to the real world through dynamic field studies and sites visits in the global city of London. Apply today to the Global Project Management in the 21st Century program, offered by Queen’s University this summer in the UK.

Sep 26, 2017 — VIDEO: Explore the brand new Engineering Teaching and Learning Lab
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.

Sep 25, 2017 — VIDEO: A peek into research at the Hydrometallurgy Lab
Here's an interesting video featuring some of the interesting research work by Denver and Farzaneh, two of the graduate students at work in the Hydrometallurgy lab.

Sep 15, 2017 — VIDEO: Tour the Queens Solar Education Centre with QSDT
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.

Sep 14, 2017 — VIDEO: Meet Ryan and Yusuf of Spectra Plasmonics
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.

Sep 13, 2017 — VIDEO: Meet ePOWER PhD Candidate Marko Kristic
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.

Sep 12, 2017 — VIDEO: A behind-the-scenes glimpse of Teaching and Learning
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.

Sep 11, 2017 — EngSoc Video Series: Part 5 Engineering Personal Counsellors
In this, part five of our EngSoc series, meet Jason and Laura, your engineering personal counsellors.

Sep 06, 2017 — HISTORY: A century between them
A nice historical connection between the classes of 1919 and 2019.

Aug 30, 2017 — Become a Peer Coach!
Peer Coaching in the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science, 2017/2018

Aug 21, 2017 — VIDEO: Meet ECEi student and co-founder of Mero Technologies Cole MacDonald
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.

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

Aug 01, 2017 — VIDEO: Tour Queen's Hydrometallurgy and Analytical Labs
Join Queen's graduate student James McNiece on a tour of the Hydrometallurgy and 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.

Jul 14, 2017 — RESEARCH PROFILE: Mathematical Modelling with chemical engineering professor Kim McAuley
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.

Jul 11, 2017 — VIDEO: Cognitive computing for personalised medicine
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.

Jul 07, 2017 — Excellence in Education Award
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.

Jun 30, 2017 — VIDEO: James McNiece: Master's Candidate in Mining Engineering
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.

Jun 26, 2017 — VIDEO: Modeling human learning to inform machine learning
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.

Jun 26, 2017 — Profs Pollard and Pickles named fellows of Canadian Academy of Engineering
Queen's engineering professors Andrew Pollard and Christopher Pickles have been named fellows of The Canadian Academy of Engineering.

Jun 21, 2017 — VIDEO: The advantages of J-Section
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.

Jun 19, 2017 — VIDEO: Computational Mathematics for climate systems
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.

Jun 05, 2017 — VIDEO: Gold cyanidation research at Queen's
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 . . .

Jun 05, 2017 — Preparing for grad school with undergrad research
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.

May 30, 2017 — Opening doors to the future
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.

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

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

May 26, 2017 — VIDEO: A peek inside the McLaughlin Hall Machine Shop
Queen's mechanical engineering students Nick Cottee and Ian Donaldson provide a guided tour of some of the tools and facilities inside the McLaughlin Hall machine shop.

May 19, 2017 — VIDEO: Anne McIsaac: Masters candidate in civil engineering
In the latest in our profiles of graduate students in civil engineering we meet Anne McIsaac. Anne started out in grad school in pursuit of an MEng degree but moved into a Master's of Applied Science degree early on. She's researching fibre-reinforced polymers and plans to build a career rehabilitating existing structures.

May 17, 2017 — VIDEO: Bahman Gharesifard earns First-Year Instructor Teaching Award
Queen's Math and Engineering professor, Bahman Gharesifard, has earned the First-Year Instructor Teaching Award from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for his work with APSC 174: Linear Algebra. Students voted for the recipients of this one.

May 17, 2017 — Meet new civil engineering professor Katerina Genikomsou
New Queen’s civil engineering professor Katerina Genikomsou is an expert in the design and analysis of reinforced concrete structures. She’s working on building a team for research that could make concrete structures lighter, stronger, and more durable.

May 16, 2017 — VIDEO: Dustin Brennan: Masters Candidate in Civil Engineering
Dustin Brennan is a Master's candidate in the Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's. He's working on the installation of the new moving load simulator in Ellis Hall. Maybe his story about his chosen academic and career path will help you to navigate your own.

May 15, 2017 — VIDEO: Advanced wheelchair pommel design
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.

May 10, 2017 — VIDEO: Sensor-based system for tracking animal movements
Annie Hollis, Katie Fisher, Emily Santilli, and Athena Fung built a prototype sensor-based system for tracking animal movements for their capstone design project.

May 10, 2017 — VIDEO: Meet mining engineering grad student Fazl Jahromi
Queen's mining engineering graduate student Fazl Jahromi is exploring ways to make mine waste safer, less damaging to the environment, and less expensive to manage. It's all about arsenic immobilization and it's work that could one day save governments and companies billions.

May 09, 2017 — APSC100 team wins Mason Cup for auto sieve shaker design
This is team 539C in APSC100: Ezequiel Angius, Omar Lozano, Michael Montagnese, Spencer Kelly, and Thomas Downs. They are winners of this year’s Mason Cup for their project, an automated sieve shaker for the Queen’s Space Engineering Team’s mars rover. It’s a device designed to separate Martian soil samples for analysis.Congratulations guys! Very nice work indeed.

May 05, 2017 — McAuley earns Fisher Award
Kim McAuley, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies here at Queen’s, has earned the prestigious 2017 D.G. Fisher Award from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.

May 05, 2017 — A step toward a permanent solution to the arsenic remediation puzzle
Queen's mining engineering professor Ahmad Ghahreman and his team of researchers are working on a system that could halve the cost of immobilizing arsenic in mine waste. It could save mine operators untold millions and fraction the costs to governments of contaminated site remediation.

May 03, 2017 — Queens grad student honoured for best paper
Chaimongkol Saengow, a post-doctoral researcher in The Department of Chemical Engineering, has earned the 2017 Award for Best Graduate Student Paper Published in The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.

May 02, 2017 — VIDEO: Liam Steers: Masters Candidate in Civil Engineering
Liam Steers took a couple of years to work before returning to pursue an advanced degree. The work experience proved valuable and now his research into landslides - the static liquefaction of granular slopes - will, among other things, help engineers and planners decide where and how to build areas where landslide risk is high. Perhaps his story can help you navigate your choices about graduate school.

May 02, 2017 — MSL researchers refine autonomous mine equipment in Sweden
Queen's engineering professor and Mining Systems Laboratory director Josh Marshall has spent most of the last year leading a team of Queen’s graduate students on a series of research and development projects in Örebro, Sweden. It's interesting work on the frontier of autonomous mining.

May 01, 2017 — New dean of Engineering and Applied Science announced
Queen’s University announced today the appointment of Kevin Deluzio as dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for a five-year term effective July 1, 2017.

Apr 28, 2017 — VIDEO: Mining Career Path: Roy Slack
Career Paths for mining engineering graduates are many and varied. Here's just one example: Roy Slack is a Queen's alumnus and president of Cementation Canada, Inc.

Apr 25, 2017 — VIDEO: Shuang Liang: Masters Candidate in Civil Engineering
Here is the latest in our series of profiles on graduate students in the Department of Civil Engineering. Shuang is pursuing her Master's now but her path into engineering might not be exactly as you might expect. Maybe her story can help you navigate your own decisions about grad school.

Apr 24, 2017 — Dean's Research Fund recipients announced
Here are the recipients of the inaugural Dean's Research Fund. The aim of the new fund is to seed new research initiatives that are large-scale, transformative in nature, and of strategic value to the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Queen's University, and the Province of Ontario.

Apr 19, 2017 — VIDEO: Finding your career path: Its all about the people
Alumni of the Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining submitted video capsules to be played at a mining career event earlier this year. Videos included some great advice for students preparing to launch their careers. There was a common thread among all of the contributors: It's all about the people.

Apr 18, 2017 — NetSec hosts digital capture-the-flag competition
Queen's Network Security Team recently hosted a digital capture-the-flag competition. It was an exercise in network infiltration and defence.

Apr 13, 2017 — VIDEO: Elyse Johnston-Haynes: Masters candidate in chemical engineering
The latest in our series on graduate students in chemical engineering at Queen's: Elyse is working toward her Collaborative Master's in Applied Sustainability. Her research explores emerging technology that uses solar energy to electrolyze water into hydrogen and oxygen gasses that be stored and used later to generate electricity. Maybe her story will help you to navigate your decisions about graduate studies.

Apr 07, 2017 — VIDEO: Jonathan Brickman: Masters Candidate in Civil Engineering
The latest in our series on Queen's engineering graduate students. Jonathan Brickman is pursuing his MEng degree. Perhaps his story will help you to navigate your own decisions about graduate school?

Apr 06, 2017 — ECE capstone team earns first in PEO/IET Paper Competition
A group of fourth-year Electrical and Computer Engineering students won first place in both the ELEC490 capstone design project competition and the PEO/IET (Kingston) Student Paper Competition in March. It's a proof-of-concept design for an automated warehouse management system that could lay the groundwork for future Queen's engineering teams to compete in the Amazon Picking Challenge.

Apr 03, 2017 — ECE capstone design project: autonomous gripper system
Another example of a capstone design project: It's a robotic system that automatically moves items around warehouses and shipping centres.

Apr 01, 2017 — ECE capstone design project: drone detection system
VIDEO: Here's an interesting example of an ECE capstone design project. It's a system for detecting the presence of drones by identifying the electromagnetic footprints of their RF control systems. Pretty clever.

Mar 31, 2017 — VIDEO: Cameron Giglio: Masters Candidate in Chemical Engineering
Here's the latest in our profiles of graduate students in Chemical Engineering at Queen's. Cameron is a Master's student who is working on research into how best to make graphene flakes. Graphene is one of those super-promising materials - it's very light and incredibly strong and it's a great conductor to boot. Just imagine what people could do with it. Maybe the story about his path to grad school will help you navigate your own decisions about pursuing an advanced degree.

Mar 30, 2017 — Hutchinson earns Excellence in Education Award
Professor Jean Hutchinson, Head of the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering here at Queen's, earned the award from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science for her work on GEOE410, the Geological Engineering Field School.

Mar 24, 2017 — A peek behind the curtain: Providing the best engineering education
FEAS Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning), Brian Frank, Queen’s Learning Outcomes Project Coordinator, Natalie Simper, and FEAS Assessment and Quality Assurance Coordinator, Jake Kaupp have just published a paper that gives a glimpse into the complex work that goes into developing the very best engineering education for students.

Mar 23, 2017 — VIDEO: QBIT to host Design for Life Global Biomedical Engineering Challenge
One of Queen's newest engineering design teams, the Queen's Biomedical Innovation Team, is hosting Design for Life, The Global Biomedical Engineering Challenge at Queen's this weekend. The event is also part of National Engineering Month.

Mar 22, 2017 — ECEi QHacks team earns top honours
Team of undergraduate students from the ECEi stream in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering earned top honours in the QHacks hackathon at Queen's, Feb 5.

Mar 20, 2017 — VIDEO: Fiona Serack: Masters Candidate in Chemical Engineering
Are you considering graduate studies? The latest in our series of profiles of graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering is of Master's student Fiona Serack. She's did her undergraduate degree here at Queen's and is now studying collaborative biomedical engineering. Maybe her story can help inform your decisions about graduate studies.

Mar 11, 2017 — VIDEO: Michael Bodley: Masters candidate in chemical engineering
Are you considering graduate studies? The latest in our series of profiles of graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering is of Master's student Michael Bodley. He offers some insights about graduate studies that may be helpful for undergraduate engineering students considering the pursuit of an advanced degree.

Mar 03, 2017 — VIDEO: Hannah Dies: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Hannah Dies. She is pursuing her PHD and MD simultaneously. Her PhD research involves exploring lab-on-a-chip technologies at the Kingston Nano-fabrication Laboratory.

Mar 01, 2017 — VIDEO: Mechanical & Materials Engineering seeks four new faculty members
The Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering is seeking four new faculty members with expertise in additive manufacturing, mechatronics and nuclear materials.

Feb 25, 2017 — Beaty family donates $5-million for freshwater research
Ross Beaty and family has gifted $5-million to support collaborative research and education in the field of freshwater resources.

Feb 24, 2017 — VIDEO: Exchanges in Mining Engineering - James Cruikshanks
Learn about mining engineering student James Cruikshanks' experience on the Queen's Student Exchange Program.

Feb 20, 2017 — VIDEO: Peek into Math 430/830 Control Theory
Here's a quick peek into the Math 430/830 course in which students tackle the classic balance-an-inverted-pendulum exercise.

Feb 18, 2017 — VIDEO: Joe Glasing: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Joe Glasing. His research so far focuses on sustainable chemistry and polymer chemistry mostly developing new ways to manipulate the properties of cellulose.

Feb 15, 2017 — VIDEO: Internships in Mining Engineering
Internships are a great way for engineering students to build job experience, fortify their resumes, and navigate decisions about future career and academic paths. Hear what Queen's mining engineering students Art, Natalie, and Kelly have to say about their internship experiences. It's information that could help you with your own internship choices.

Feb 10, 2017 — Why Grad Studies - Meet PhD candidate Michael Shepertycky
Michael Shepertycky is part of a research team in mechanical engineering developing an energy harvester. It's a backpack that turns the kinetic energy of the movement of the wearer into usable electricity.

Feb 09, 2017 — VIDEO: Laura McKiel: PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering
The latest in our series of profiles on PhD students in the Department of Chemical Engineering: Meet Laura McKiel. She hadn't considered grad school until inspiration struck while she was on her internship placement. She knew an advanced degree was her pathway to where she wanted to be . . .

Feb 06, 2017 — ECE students innovate at QHacks
Hundreds of students filled Ellis Hall on the weekend for QHacks, the second annual Queen’s hackathon. Aside from being a great social event and learning experience, it was an exercise in condensed innovation. There were many ECE students among the participants. We spoke with some of them. . .

Feb 01, 2017 — VIDEO: Emmanuel Ogbe PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering
The stories of those who earn advanced degrees are many and varied. Here's just one: Emmanuel Ogbe is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen's. He specializes in design analysis of process systems with a background in petroleum.

Jan 25, 2017 — Canadian International Autoshow Day Trip
ECE and ECEi students are invited to join in a day trip on February 25th to the Canadian International Autoshow at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Jan 18, 2017 — Nilufer Erdebil - Entrepreneurship and Innovation and Lunch
For ECE, ECEi, MEI and students with an interest in building an entrepreneurial career.

Jan 13, 2017 — FEAS Visiting Distinguished Speaker Series event Friday Jan 27
Dr Ryan Kobrick will be delivering the keynote address at the CIRQUE 2017 conference in Kingston on January 27. He is an Assistant Professor of Commercial Space Operations in the College of Aviation at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach with teaching duties and research in the new ERAU Spacesuit Utilization of Innovative Technology Laboratory (SUIT Lab).