News and Events

Queen’s Engineering one of 10 teams selected for prestigious international self-driving car competition

Posted on Apr 15, 2021


Queen’s Engineering undergraduate students and faculty will have a chance to demonstrate their expertise and skills in mechatronics, mobile robotics and software in the prestigious SAE AutoDrive Challenge II.


Geological Engineers look to the moon for answers about life on earth

Posted on Apr 09, 2021


The Geoselenic Research Project investigates how the moon relates to vital areas like our magnetic field, plate tectonics, and life itself.


Black Youth in STEM outreach team meets local youth

Posted on Apr 06, 2021


The newest youth engagement initiative of Queen’s Engineering, Black Youth in STEM, held its first in-person meet-up recently for a socially-distanced live experiment which featured a demonstration from the Queen’s AISES Rocket Team.


Queen's Engineer finds a surefire career path at Procter and Gamble internship

Posted on Mar 31, 2021


Elaine Monteiro, a fourth-year Chemical Engineering student, discusses her experience working full-time as a QUIP intern with Procter and Gamble.


Fueled by diversity, Queen’s Formula SAE team races ahead

Posted on Mar 24, 2021


Following a year of restructuring and rebuilding according to principles of equity and diversity, one of the best-known Queen’s design teams is seeing strong results.


From engineering to ‘system thinking,’ Marianna Kontopoulou minds both the details and the big picture

Posted on Mar 19, 2021


Dr. Marianna Kontopoulou discusses her evolution from “a high school student who didn’t know the difference between chemistry and chemical engineering” to Associate Dean (Academic) for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.


Celebrating innovation and leadership in teaching

Posted on Mar 16, 2021


Drs. Alan Ableson, Mark Diederichs, Roshni Rainbow, and Greg van Anders have each been recognized for their contributions to teaching and innovation in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science


A new video ‘patient call’ system aims to reduce PPE overuse in hospitals

Posted on Mar 15, 2021


Researcher Michael Greenspan, a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, safely improves the way patients and health care workers connect during the COVID-19 pandemic.


A conversation with alumnus Jeremy Gooden

Posted on Mar 09, 2021


In this Q&A interview, Jeremy Gooden (Sc’16) describes his day-to-day work, what he wishes he knew before entering the workforce, and what it means to be a successful consultant.


Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science launches Women in Engineering subsite

Posted on Mar 08, 2021


Dedicated exclusively to research, events, networks, and resources for girls and women in engineering of all ages, this new subsite debuts today with a Women in Action photo challenge featuring women in engineering roles and hobbies from coast to coast.


Three recent alumni share thoughts and advice on their engineering journey to the world of finance

Posted on Mar 05, 2021


Working at the intersection of finance and analysis, Lauren Boyne, Rasmus Hvid, and Alessia Martino share thoughts about their inspirations and lessons learned at the launch of their careers.


CFI funds Queen’s researchers in their pursuits of exploration and discovery

Posted on Mar 04, 2021


Civil Engineering faculty Andy Take and Ian Moore are among the Queen’s researchers who’ve secured more than $10 million for infrastructure that will help to combat climate change, treat cancer, and understand the fabric of the universe.


Queen's Connections youth outreach to host Girl Guides badge workshop

Posted on Mar 04, 2021


An initiative of the Ontario Network of Women in Engineering, the annual Girl Guides STEM badge workshops are facilitated by Queen’s Connections Engineering Outreach with the Engineering Society’s Women in Science and Engineering student group.


How the robot revolution is changing jobs and businesses in Canada

Posted on Mar 02, 2021


The Conversation: As the use of robots and autonomous machines increases across industries, governments need to have a strategy in place.


Local health unit using Queen’s-founded staffing software for COVID-19 immunizations

Posted on Mar 01, 2021


Mesh AI, a cloud-based human resource management software for the healthcare industry, is being used by Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health to handle increased scheduling needs of pandemic response.


Queen's intern reflects on the convergence of engineering education and hands-on experiential learning at GM Canada

Posted on Feb 26, 2021


Arinze Imasogie, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student, discusses his Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program experience and the significance of role modeling in career development.


Queen’s Engineering students examine gender disparity at inaugural student-run conference

Posted on Feb 25, 2021


The inaugural Queen’s Women in Applied Science and Engineering (Q-WASE) conference aims to examine gender disparity in a field historically dominated by men.


Partnering with industry to advance technological innovation, Queen’s Engineering researchers receive Alliance grants from NSERC

Posted on Feb 24, 2021


Over $6 million has been awarded to Queen’s researchers through NSERC’s Alliance grants to collaborate with industry partners in areas such as computing, wireless communications, and nuclear power.


Civil Engineering Department Manager recognized with Special Recognition for Staff Award

Posted on Feb 21, 2021


Congratulations to Graeme Boyd on being recognized by Principal Patrick Deane for exemplary service in the Civil Engineering department.


Student-led national AI conference brings ethics to the forefront

Posted on Feb 20, 2021


A Queen's-led conference on AI unites students from coast to coast with international speakers in a unique meeting of the minds in March.