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Chemical Engineering

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Biochemical
Biochemical

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. This work therefore involves collaboration with researchers in biology, biochemistry, cell biology, mechanical engineering, environmental microbiology and chemistry.

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Biomedical
Biomedical

Biomedical engineering involves the application of engineering principles to understand, modify or control biological systems with the objective of generating solutions to health-related problems. This area is diverse and multi-disciplinary, bringing in concepts from chemistry, mechanics, biochemistry, cell biology and physiology.

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Collaborative Biomedical Engineering
Collaborative Biomedical Engineering

The departments of chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering are formally collaborating to support a new graduate biomedical engineering program that allows graduate students to access courses and co-supervisors in each department, as well as courses in Anatomy, Cell Biology and Biochemistry.

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Macromolecular Processes and Products
Macromolecular Processes and Products

The research combines industrial focus with a commitment to understand the underlying research problems from a fundamental physicochemical perspective. Applications range from the design of new polymeric materials for drug delivery, to the development of improved operating and control strategies for large-scale reactors used in polymer production.

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Process Systems
Process Systems

Queen's control researchers are a group of international reputation which boast a depth and breadth that is unique in Canada. Current research activities in areas such as applied statistics, process control, control theory, systems analysis and system modeling.

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Electrochemical Power Sources, Microfluidics & Biosensors
Electrochemical Power Sources, Microfluidics & Biosensors

Fuel cells are at the forefront of technologies that hold immense promise for electricity production in an environmentally responsible and efficient manner. The underlying theme of the research currently undertaken is to aid the development of efficient, robust and cheaper fuel cells and associated system components.

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