2020 News

Apr 01, 2020 — Engineering students take third prize at the Canadian Engineering Competition
Queen’s Engineering students placed third in the prestigious 2020 Canadian Engineering Competition. The competition brings together over 200 undergraduate engineering students across Canada to compete in eight categories that challenge them to solve complex problems.

Mar 26, 2020 — Queen’s Engineers take on the Code Life Ventilator Challenge
Engineers at the Human Mobility Research Centre and Ingenuity Labs have joined forces with Kingston Health Science Centre to take on the Code Life Ventilator Challenge, a global call to design a low-cost and easy-to-manufacture ventilator that can be created and deployed anywhere around the world.

Mar 20, 2020 — Provost's message to students about academic adjustments
As announced last week, to facilitate social distancing and reduce population density, we are moving to remote delivery of instruction and support. While the way we deliver our programs and services will change temporarily, our faculty and staff have been working hard to ensure Queen’s students can complete the term successfully.

Mar 16, 2020 — Latest update regarding COVID-19
Several messages were sent out today by Principal Patrick Deane and Dean Kevin Deluzio.

Mar 14, 2020 — Dean's update to students, staff, and faculty regarding COVID-19
Additional information on academic programming and FEAS operations over the coming weeks.

Mar 13, 2020 — A statement from the Provost clarifying response to COVID-19
On campus, in-person undergraduate classes are suspended from March 16-20. Graduate classes will continue. The university is not closing and operations will continue.

Mar 13, 2020 — Dean's message to students regarding COVID-19
Dean Deluzio issued a message regarding the COVID-19 situation.

Feb 18, 2020 — PODCAST: In Conversation with Dr. Joshua Marshall at Ingenuity Labs
Listen to Dr. Joshua Marshall, Interim Director of the Ingenuity Labs Research Institute, talk about the lab’s collaborative approach to creating intelligent systems and robotic machines that enhance human productivity, safety, performance, and quality of life.

Feb 14, 2020 — ePower joins new North American battery electric bus research hub
Queen’s Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePower) is part of a new cluster of post-secondary institutions receiving funding from The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) to pursue battery electric bus research. CUTRIC is contributing $2.6M in funding to help achieve the federal government’s ambitious goal of electrifying 5,000 transit buses.

Feb 12, 2020 — QHacks 2020: Queen's 5th annual hackathon
The 5th annual QHacks hackathon event took place from January 31 to February 2, with hundreds of hackers creating, learning, and competing for some amazing team prizes.

Feb 07, 2020 — Change for tomorrow starts now
On January 31, 2020, Connections Engineering Outreach, within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, held a Little STEMS Pilot PA Day Program for girls ages 5-10, the first of its kind on a university campus.

Feb 06, 2020 — Playmakers and dealmakers: Queen’s Engineering alumni are on top of their game
Two Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science alumni were recently featured in national publications for their contributions in fields that may not be seen as typical engineering professions. Their national and international presence are a recognition of their exceptional leadership skills and the value of an engineering degree.

Jan 23, 2020 — Professor Campbell Leach Searle – 1926-2020
The Queen’s Engineering community is remembering former Professor Campbell (Cam) Searle, who passed away on Jan. 5, 2020.

Jan 16, 2020 — Caroline Hargrove: from heats to hearts
There may not appear to be a connection between racing cars and new methods for treating diseases, but Caroline Hargrove (BSc’89) has found one, through a career that has ranged from pioneering McLaren’s FI racing simulator to using the same predictive modelling to develop technologies that advance our knowledge of personalized medicine and the human body.

Jan 10, 2020 — VIDEO: New wind turbine blade design tested in Ellis Hall
Toronto renewable energy company Biome Renewables recently partnered with Dr. Amir Fam and the Department of Civil Engineering to test a new wind turbine blade in the Structures Lab in Ellis Hall.

Jan 09, 2020 — Dr. Kevin Mumford receives FEAS Excellence in Research Award
Dr. Kevin Mumford, an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Excellence in Research Award.

Jan 06, 2020 — How to Change the World program applications open
Queen’s Engineering is pleased to be supporting the How to Change the World | Canada 2020 program taking place in Toronto on 19-21 February, 2020. The program is an intense and enriching educational experience where you will meet and collaborate with a highly diverse network of people and organizations to tackle our world’s most important challenges.

Jan 06, 2020 — New professorship for Engineering Chemistry
A new Professorship is advancing one of the oldest and most reputable programs in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science. The Robins Family Professor of Engineering Chemistry will provide valuable leadership to the program as it broadens its design mandate to include chemical diagnostic techniques, alternative energy systems, and green chemistry applications.

Jan 06, 2020 — PHOTOS: Dean's Scholars Dinner celebrates engineering students' achievements
On March 12, Dean Kevin Deluzio hosted the annual Dean’s Scholar Dinner in Grant Hall.

Jan 06, 2020 — VIDEO: FEAS Ventillator Challenge
The Queen’s/KHSC YGK Ventilator Challenge team has moved to the next stage of the Code Life Ventilator Challenge.