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Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering

The research is diverse and covers many aspects of biological and biochemical engineering. Much of the work is multi-disciplinary, bringing in concepts from chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, biology and physiology

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Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering

With the recent expansion of the Environmental Engineering program, research activities are now focused on both surface and subsurface water quality issues. Extensive use is made of numerical simulation techniques as well as controlled laboratory and field experimentation.

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Electrical and Computer
Electrical and Computer

Communications at Queen's is synonymous with the development of the communications industry in Canada. The ECE building is named after Queen's Applied Science graduate Walter Light, who was a CEO of Northern Telecom (now Nortel).

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Mechanical and Materials
Mechanical and Materials

Queen's University Mechanical and Materials Engineering Research

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Mining Engineering
Mining Engineering

The Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining offers the degrees of Master of Applied Science (MASc), Master of Engineering (MEng) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with specializations in Mining Engineering and Mineral Extraction

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Geological Engineering
Geological Engineering

With high-tech geochemistry and geophysics labs, geomechanics computing tools, and Queen’s Facility for Isotope Research lab to work in, our students have the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge geoscience and geoengineering research.

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Engineering Physics
Engineering Physics

EngPhys research spans areas of photonics, quantum information technology, medical physics, non-destructive evaluation, materials physics, electronic device physics, and plasma physics

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Mathematics and Engineering
Mathematics and Engineering

Research in Mathematics and Engineering takes place in the broad areas of communication and information theory, control theory, and signal processing. 

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Engineering Education
Engineering Education

Faculty and educators at Queen's University engage in engineering education research to advance the knowledge base of engineering education and to enhance the teaching and learning environment for students. 

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