News and Events

Queen’s Rocket Engineering and First Nations Launch teams aim for greater heights in 2021

Posted on Jan 15, 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.


Queen’s Engineering researcher Alireza Bakhshai comments on IEEE Fellow designation

Posted on Jan 14, 2021


Dr. Alireza Bakhshai, a Power Systems and Electronics professor, has been recognized for contributions to the development of synchronization techniques for power electronics converters.


Replicating the live experience with interactive online labs, a physical model tests groundwater movement

Posted on Jan 12, 2021


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.


‘Little STEMs’ youth outreach to spark girls’ passion for science

Posted on Jan 06, 2021


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.


Computer Engineering student and childhood friends launch a COVID-inspired monitor for public spaces

Posted on Jan 05, 2021


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.


Professor Alireza Bakhshai named a 2021 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow

Posted on Jan 04, 2021


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.


2020: A Year in Review

Posted on Dec 21, 2020


Dean Deluzio looks back at an exceptional year at Queen's Engineering.


Researchers look to algae-based milk, an alternative that helps the environment and our health

Posted on Dec 17, 2020


Queen’s researchers Pascale Champagne and Laurence Yang are working to create an unusual but sustainable milk alternative: algae


Adding value through internship, a Queen’s Engineering student innovates with Kingston’s SnapCab

Posted on Dec 16, 2020


Charles Hunter, a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student, discusses his experience working full-time as a QUIP intern with SnapCab, a local firm that successfully pivoted this year when COVID-19 struck


Queen’s Engineering supports alumni venture, Engineers of Tomorrow, to engage youth in STEM

Posted on Dec 10, 2020


Queen’s Faculty of Engineering has entered into a sponsorship agreement with Engineers of Tomorrow, a venture founded by 125th Anniversary Engineering Excellence Award recipient Rebecca White (Sc’01)


Exclusively for engineering students, Mitchell Hall study rooms are now available for use

Posted on Dec 09, 2020


Just in time for final exams, the university has approved the use of classrooms in Mitchell Hall for engineering students to study.


Nuclear Materials Group research into ‘small modular’ power delivery is creating efficiency and improved effects on the environment

Posted on Dec 08, 2020


Researchers at Queen’s Nuclear Materials Group are discovering new ways to enhance the delivery of nuclear power from Small Modular Reactors by making them safer and more efficient.


Queen’s Engineering commemorates Montreal Massacre victims with an online ceremony, a Women in Engineering panel, and a surprise scholarship announcement

Posted on Dec 04, 2020


For National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Queen’s Engineering presents full coverage of two events from this week that honour the victims of December 6, 1989 as we celebrate our newly announced White Rose Scholarship recipient.


Queen’s Engineering student recipient of the Order of the White Rose Scholarship

Posted on Dec 03, 2020


Brielle Thorsen, an Indigenous Mechanical Engineering graduate student at Queen’s, has been awarded the $30k scholarship in honour of the victims of the 1989 Montreal Massacre.


EngSoc memorial to headline a day of events for National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Posted on Dec 01, 2020


Queen’s Engineering will participate in three events on December 3 in commemoration of the 1989 Montreal Massacre.


Queen’s Mining professor Ghahreman receives faculty Excellence in Research award

Posted on Nov 25, 2020


Associate Professor Ahmad Ghahreman receives the Faculty of Engineering Excellence in Research Award, which includes a $10k grant, for research leadership and for fostering collaborative growth at the graduate level.


Engineering alumnus, entrepreneur and philanthropist Bruce Mitchell (Sc’68) receives honorary degree at Fall 2020 convocation

Posted on Nov 19, 2020


Bruce Mitchell (Sc’68), for whom the award-winning Mitchell Hall is named, has received an honorary Doctor of Science degree at the Fall 2020 convocation ceremony.


Dean Deluzio and Queen’s EngiQueers Co-President Ramsubick discuss inclusivity in engineering education

Posted on Nov 12, 2020


Queen’s Engineering is a Presenting Sponsor of the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers’ two-day virtual conference, The EDI Advantage, which features a conversation with Dean Deluzio and Nicholas Ramsubick, co-president of EngiQueers.