News and Events

Dean Deluzio invites Engineering students to ‘Dialogue with the Dean’ in a new monthly conversation series

Posted on Oct 23, 2020


‘Dialogue with the Dean’ intends to replicate the casual, informal conversations Dean Deluzio shared with students on campus pre-COVID-19


Indigenous youth outreach innovator Melanie Howard wins inaugural teaching and learning award

Posted on Oct 21, 2020


Melanie Howard, the FEAS Director of Aboriginal Access to Engineering, has been awarded the Principal’s inaugural Indigenous Education Award.


Dr. Heidi Ploeg appointed as inaugural Chair for Women in Engineering

Posted on Oct 15, 2020


Queen’s Engineering introduces Canada’s only endowed Chair for Women in Engineering, held by acclaimed researcher Heidi Ploeg.


For Queen’s engineering alumni, Ritual moves online for Homecoming 2020

Posted on Oct 14, 2020


The annual Ritual homecoming celebration will move online this year for a one hour event, called ViRitual, to be hosted at Clark Hall Pub.


Watching our waste: new monitoring systems to protect our planet

Posted on Oct 07, 2020


Queen’s Engineering researchers have developed geosynthetic liner technologies to keep waste from damaging our planet – and now they’re developing monitoring systems to track their performance.


Dr. Amber Simpson named Director of Human Mobility Research Centre at Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Posted on Oct 07, 2020


As Director of the Human Mobility Research Centre, a partnership between Queen's University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Dr. Amber Simpson will oversee collaborative research endeavors spanning the disciplines of medicine, engineering, health sciences, and humanities.


Queen’s Engineering engages youth, powered by over $1.2 million in funding

Posted on Oct 05, 2020


The Queen’s Connections Engineering Outreach team continues during COVID-19 to introduce local youth to STEM concepts in the classroom, thanks to generous funding from Actua, a national charity and leader in STEM youth outreach.


New Queen’s Engineering program blazes trails in high-tech education

Posted on Oct 01, 2020


Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, a new program at Queen’s, is establishing the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science as a Canadian leader in engineering education.


Promoting a great graduate Engineering experience online

Posted on Sep 30, 2020


Queen’s Engineering is taking its Masters and PhD recruiting show on the virtual road this year, with digital expos to tell students from coast to coast about graduate studies at Queen’s.


Inclusivity through technology

Posted on Sep 24, 2020


Queen’s researchers Claire Davies (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) and Nora Fayed (Rehabilitation Therapy) are working to develop assistive technology that can make it easier for children with disabilities to tell others how they are feeling.


Pascale Champagne named director at National Institute for Scientific Research

Posted on Sep 23, 2020


A Queen’s Engineering professor and head of the Beaty Water Research Centre has been appointed to a key federal role in scientific research.


Navigating the Internet of Things

Posted on Sep 22, 2020


Imagine if your car talked to other cars. And to the road. And to the stop sign. Sound like science fiction? For Dr. Ning Lu, it’s a future that he’s helping to create.


Taking minds online for a remote semester

Posted on Sep 21, 2020


With all campus activities being moved to remote platforms, Queen’s Engineering clubs have been working non-stop to accommodate for the new reality of the world. One such club is the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science’s QMIND, Canada’s largest undergraduate AI and machine learning organization


Oh, the places you’ll go!

Posted on Sep 18, 2020


Alumna Nancy Harrison (Sc’87) is an amazing example of the many possibilities for engineering graduates. Her degree in Geophysical Engineering has resulted in several leadership positions


Queen’s Engineering Debuts Robust Series of Wellness Workshops Starting this Fall

Posted on Sep 17, 2020


Queen’s Engineering is renewing its commitment to the health and well-being of its students in a new way by hosting a week of wellness workshops each month from October – December (Fall 2020) and February to April (Winter 2021)


Curiosity creates…a better connection

Posted on Sep 16, 2020


Mina Bagheri is a second-year PhD candidate in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and she is seeking ways to increase the efficiency of wavelength selective switch-based ROADMs (reconfigurable optical add and drop multiplexers) – devices


JELF funding supports key research infrastructure

Posted on Sep 15, 2020


Four researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science have been awarded valuable funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation for tools and equipment to advance discovery in several key areas of technology.


Engineering students meet virtually to incite real-world change

Posted on Sep 14, 2020


Queen’s Engineers – both students and staff – worked, networked, and tackled real-world issues at a pan-Canadian conference that applies engineering approaches to international problems.