News and Events

Kerry Rowe awarded NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact

Posted on Nov 14, 2022


Kerry Rowe, Professor of Civil Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, is awarded the inaugural NSERC Donna Strickland Prize for Societal Impact, which recognizes outstanding research that has led to exceptional benefits for Canadian society, the environment, and the economy.


Wellness Week is coming!

Posted on Nov 04, 2022


A full week of activities is planned for Queen's Engineering students to support wellness and raise awareness of the many kinds of support offered by the Faculty's wellness team.


Queen’s Engineering Research Networking Day 2022

Posted on Nov 02, 2022


The Queen’s Engineering Research Networking Day reunited faculty members and external organizations for the first time since the COVID pandemic began for a day of knowledge-sharing and networking.


From curiosity to a career plan: how an internship supported Aine NurAizza Nuruddin’s academic journey

Posted on Nov 01, 2022


Aine NurAizza Nuruddin, a fourth-year Electrical Engineering student, recently completed a 16-month internship at Hydro One. In her own words, she reflects here on her experiences before, during, and after her internship and how they influenced her newfound career path.


Rachel Baker, Sc’17, to commence inaugural Robins Family Professorship of Engineering Chemistry in 2023

Posted on Oct 31, 2022


Kingston native Rachel Baker, Sc’17, will begin her term next year as Robins Family Professor of Engineering Chemistry, a professorship endowed by DavosPharma founder and Kingston native Barry Robins, Sc’64.


Student societies and clubs conserve old traditions, forge new ones to support important causes

Posted on Oct 24, 2022


Many Queen’s students find ways to give back to the Kingston community, often through work with various student societies and clubs around campus. Each year, student clubs continue traditions of fundraising and service for local causes or find new ways to make a difference.


Bright first-years work on lunar solar panel deployment

Posted on Oct 18, 2022


Students in Queen's Engineering's APSC 100 design course ace an out-of-this-world assignment for the Canadian Space Agency.


Remembering Nancy Scarth, BSc’49

Posted on Oct 14, 2022


Queen’s Engineering remembers Nancy Scarth, BSc’49, who passed away this month at the age of 93. Scarth was among the alumni award recipients upon the Faculty’s 125th anniversary celebrations.


Statement about Protests in Iran

Posted on Oct 05, 2022


A statement from Dean Kevin Deluzio regarding recent events in Iran.


Orientation Week 2022

Posted on Oct 04, 2022


The orientation “week” this year took place over two weekends in early September and, after two years of COVID-related restrictions, those two weekends included the welcome return of familiar long-time Queen’s Engineering favourites.


A researcher of photonics, Bhavin Shastri aims to redesign computing as we know it

Posted on Sep 29, 2022


Bhavin Shastri researches photonics, the study of light, photons and how photons interact with matter. Specifically, he is part of a worldwide network of researchers working to develop computing that is powered by photons, which in a way means they are entirely recreating computing as we understand it.


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

Posted on Sep 27, 2022


Queen's Engineering and Canada's National Day for Truth and Reconcilation, September 30, 2022.


Two engineering researchers among Queen’s contingent to receive $700k in research infrastructure funding

Posted on Sep 22, 2022


Kevin De France (Chemical Engineering) and Alexander Tait (Electrical and Computer Engineering) are among five Queen’s researchers to receive research infrastructure funding from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund.


Faculty champions student wellness with complementary access to science-based meditation and mindfulness app

Posted on Sep 16, 2022


The Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science is providing each student with access to Headspace, a mindfulness app that aims to support mental health, reduce stress and anxiety, and encourage more restful sleep.


Harvard engineering dean to speak at Department of Chemical Engineering seminar series

Posted on Sep 14, 2022


Francis J. Doyle III, the dean at Harvard University’s faculty of engineering, will be on campus this Thursday, September 15 as a guest of the Department of Chemical Engineering for its David W. Bacon Distinguished Seminar Series.


QUIP internship on Queen’s campus provides student insight to career prospects and large-scale university processes

Posted on Sep 12, 2022


Rylan Richter is a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student who for the past 13 months worked at Graham Construction as a student project coordinator. The full-time role was a Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program experience.


Five incoming engineering students receive Schulich Leader Scholarships

Posted on Sep 09, 2022


Queen’s Engineering welcomes five first year Schulich Leader Scholarship recipients to campus this fall: Liam Doris, Ahmad El-Barbary, Hussam Hayek, Lucas Komljenovic, and Connor Leung.


Ian Moore elected to the Royal Society of Canada

Posted on Sep 08, 2022


Professor and Civil Engineering Department Head Ian Moore joins six Queen’s researchers elected this year to the Royal Society of Canada, recognized for their outstanding research and scholarly contributions.


Engineering students honoured with campus-wide leadership awards

Posted on Aug 31, 2022


PhD’24 candidate Erin Lee (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) and Caroline Kim (Sc’22, Mathematics and Engineering) are among this year’s recipients of Queen’s Student Recognition Awards for student leadership.