2021 News

Jan 15, 2021 — Queen’s Rocket Engineering and First Nations Launch teams aim for greater heights in 2021
With plans for a career in aerospace engineering, Maranda Cherry, a Metis third-year Engineering Physics student and president of Queen's Rocket Engineering Team and Queen’s First Nations Launch rocket team, anticipates a successful 2021.

Jan 14, 2021 — Queen’s Engineering researcher Alireza Bakhshai comments on IEEE Fellow designation
Dr. Alireza Bakhshai, a Power Systems and Electronics professor, has been recognized for contributions to the development of synchronization techniques for power electronics converters.

Jan 12, 2021 — Replicating the live experience with interactive online labs, a physical model tests groundwater movement
Featuring GoPro cameras and live group discussions, the Faculty of Engineering Teaching & Learning team worked with Dr. Kevin Mumford to adapt two of his Groundwater Engineering labs to maximize the online learning experience.

Jan 06, 2021 — ‘Little STEMs’ youth outreach to spark girls’ passion for science
Recognizing the underrepresentation of women in engineering, the Queen’s Connections Engineering Outreach team has developed a unique program, Little STEMs, to be held only on PA days and designed exclusively for girls.

Jan 05, 2021 — Computer Engineering student and childhood friends launch a COVID-inspired monitor for public spaces
Stuck at home during the first wave of COVID-19, Queen’s ECE student Alex Koch and childhood friends (students at Algonquin College and McMaster University) developed a table-top sensor for public spaces that communicates cleanliness in real time.

Jan 04, 2021 — Professor Alireza Bakhshai named a 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow
Dr. Bakhshai, a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, earned the honour for contributions to the development of synchronization techniques for power electronics converters.