News and Events

Women of Sc '82 reunite in Canmore

Posted on Nov 19, 2019


A group of 18 women from the class of 1982 reunited in Canmore Alberta this past September for a weekend of fun.


PODCAST: In Coversation with Queen's engineering alumnus Marcus Gillam

Posted on Nov 19, 2019


Marcus Gillam is the CEO of Gillam Group, a construction management company established in 2011 by a collective of senior industry professionals with a common goal of significantly improving the way construction projects are delivered. A project management specialist with 20 years of experience in the planning and delivering of a wide range of complex construction projects, Marcus brings a wide perspective and strong capability to design approvals and construction stages of each project. Marcus has been an integral part of many award winning projects and is the recipient of a Toronto construction association "Best of the Best" award as well as a British construction industry award. In 2017 Growth 500 named Gillam Group as Canada's fastest growing company over a five-year period.


VIDEO: Meet Logan Kupchanko, Master's candidate, SMSD

Posted on Nov 18, 2019


Thinking about going to grad school? Here's a really great video featuring competitive archer and Master's student in engineering, Logan Kupchanko, produced for the Structural and Multidisciplinary Systems Design Lab (SMSD) in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.


PHOTOS: Fall Convocation

Posted on Nov 13, 2019


Families, new graduates, and faculty gathered at Grant Hall earlier today to celebrate Fall Convocation. Among the new graduates is Dr. Kenneth Lockwood, who is now the latest in three generations of his family to hold a PhD in an engineering-related discipline.


VIDEO: Introducing new faculty member, Dr. Ning Lu

Posted on Nov 12, 2019


Dr. Ning Lu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Queen’s University. His research interests include real-time scheduling, distributed algorithms, and reinforcement learning for wireless communication networks. He has published more than 40 papers in top IEEE journals and conferences, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, ACM MobiHoc, and IEEE INFOCOM, etc.


How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War

Posted on Nov 11, 2019


Summary: The 5th Field Company Canadian Engineers made a significant contribution to the war effort in the summer of 1914. Some 150 Queen's engineers designed and built a staging camp at Valcartier, Quebec to accommodate and prepare more than 30,000 soldiers for deployment to Europe. Thanks to the foresight of one Queen's engineering professor, Queen's was equipped and prepared to help when war broke out in Europe. It was a first among universities in Canada.


What's after university? Speaking event with Queen's engineering alumna Michele Romanow scheduled for Nov 15

Posted on Nov 07, 2019


The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is co-hosting an event on November 15 with CBC Dragon and Queen's engineering alumna Michele Romanow (BSc '07).


Queen’s engineering contingent attends OSPE EDI Imperative

Posted on Nov 07, 2019


A contingent of Queen’s engineering faculty, students, and staff gathered with hundreds of engineering professionals for the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Imperative: Changing the Profile of STEAM in Canada conference in Ottawa, November 6.


Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science 125th Anniversary Research Symposium held

Posted on Nov 01, 2019


The Faculty held the day-long Queen's Engineering 125th Anniversary Research Symposium, October 24, with sessions highlighting five research themes as well as a presentation on FEAS Indigenous-related research. Participants also received the Faculty’s new Research Catalogue, which celebrates the work being done by faculty members who are collaborating with colleagues on campus and around the world to tackle some of our biggest challenges.


PODCAST: In Conversation with Queen's Engineering Alumnus Bob Dengler

Posted on Oct 29, 2019


Bob Dengler is a consummate self-starter and lifelong entrepreneur. Together with fellow Queens grad, Bill Shaver, he founded Dynatech Corporation, an international mining company that employs more than 1,500 people, and has a superb reputation for safety and innovative mining solutions. After retiring in 2005, he earned his helicopter pilot licence, and in 2017 flew his helicopter around the world to celebrate Canada's 150th.


In Conversation with Ubisoft animation programmer, Simon Clavet

Posted on Oct 28, 2019


Simon Clavet is an animation programmer with video game giant, Ubisoft. He has worked on some hugely popular games such as Splinter Cell, Assassin’s Creed, the Far Cry series, and For Honor. Game development is changing rapidly because of new motion capture/motion matching and artificial intelligence techniques. There’s a big demand in the game development industry for new graduates and interns with skills in coding and machine learning. Clavet says that about half of the 20-30 people who work in his unit are PhD students or others with technical backgrounds who are affiliated with various universities. He visited Queen’s earlier this year to participate in the AI/GI/CRV conference where he spoke with Queen’s engineering student, Dave Arquiza.


Engineer Your Career conference connects students with alumni and industry insight

Posted on Oct 28, 2019


The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) hosted its inaugural Engineer Your Career conference in Mitchell Hall, September 28. The event, envisioned to help further prepare Queen’s engineering students for the workforce, featured faculty- and alumni-led workshops, networking opportunities, and a keynote fireside chat with Queen’s alumna and National Football League Chief Operating Officer, Maryann Turcke (BSc ’88, Civil).


PHOTOS: Dean Deluzio's Pancake Breakfast - Homecoming 2019

Posted on Oct 21, 2019


Hundreds of engineering alumni connected and reconnected in Mitchell Hall the Saturday morning of homecoming weekend for Dean Deluzio's Pancake Breakfast.


How the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science at Queen’s came to be

Posted on Oct 18, 2019


To mark Homecoming this year, a concise history of the genesis of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science way back in 1893. It's a great story.


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.


Photos and Winners: Queen's Engineering Competition

Posted on Oct 06, 2019


The Queen's Engineering Competition was held in the ILC, October 5.


A circumnavigation challenge

Posted on Oct 10, 2017


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.


McAuley earns Fisher Award

Posted on May 05, 2017


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.