2018 News

Oct 11, 2018 — Engineering Students aid in design of New Assistive Device for Amputees
Once Capstone Design group working with Professor Emeritus Tim Bryant helped improve The Costello Heatsleeve used by amputees. Watch the video!

Oct 02, 2018 — PhD Candidate Lauren Welte's 3D modelling of the human foot
PhD Candidate Lauren Welte's latest paper is causing a stir! PhD Candidate Lauren Welte is using advanced technology in the Skeletal Observation Lab to create 3D models of the human foot.

Sep 04, 2018 — MME PhD Student Receives Award at World Congress of Biomechanics
Congratulations to MME’s Allison Clouthier, who placed first in the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Best Student Paper competition at the World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin this summer. Ms. Clouthier is supervised by Professor Rainbow and Dean Deluzio.

Aug 31, 2018 — MME Emeritus Professor Awarded Prestigious Metal Physics Award
Congratulations to our own Emeritus Professor Rick Holt for winning the Prestigious Canadian Metal Physics Award!

Aug 29, 2018 — "MechMania" Video
Check out the MechMania video of APSC 200/293 students. Teams were required to design a system for parachute deployment for indoor model rocketry.

Aug 28, 2018 — Distinguished Speaker Series on Sept. 6: Coherent Flow Motions
Bundeswehr University Munich Germany Professor Christian J. Kahler will speak on Turbulent Boundary Layers Sept 6 in McLaughlin Hall.

Aug 17, 2018 — Professor Jeswiet Earns 2018 SME Sargent Award
Professor Jack Jeswiet recently received the 2018 Society of Manufacturing Engineering Albert M. Sargent award at the 2018 SME International Awards Gala in Boston. Dr. Jeswiet was recognized for his contributions to the manufacturing sector and production operations.

Jun 15, 2018 — Distinguished Speaker Series
Dr. Serhiy Yarusevych from the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, University of Waterloo will be speaking on Airfoils at low Reynolds numbers: Flow physics and response to forcing. 2:00 pm Wednesday June 20 in McLaughlin Hall room 312.

Jun 05, 2018 — Distinguished Speaker Series
Dr. Arthur Kuo from the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary will be speaking on Biomechanics, energetics and control of human walking. 10:30am Thursday June 7 in McLaughlin Hall room 312.

Apr 17, 2018 — Dr. Keith Pilkey Named Department Head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Dr. Keith Pilkey has been named head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering here at Queen's for a five-year term.

Apr 06, 2018 — Professor and Students Receive Awards at Recent MECH Banquet
Three awards were given out to students and a professor at the recent MECH Banquet this week. The Silver Wrench Award, the Brass Wrench Award and the K.L. Murray Award. Read on for more. . .

Mar 26, 2018 — ASM Ottawa Valley Student Awards
Congratulations to David Bobyn (3rd year MME Materials Option) and Brad Higgins (3rd year Eng. Phys. Materials Option) for receiving ASM Ottawa Valley Chapter Student Awards.

Mar 16, 2018 — 4 MME Faculty Receive Provincial Funding for World-Class Research
Four faculty members in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering recently received funding from the Government of Ontario to support their research teams and laboratory operations.

Feb 12, 2018 — Professor Pollard Wins Alumni Achievement Medal
Professor Pollard Wins Alumni Achievement Medal

Feb 02, 2018 — MME Profs featured in Biomass Magazine for Pellet Design
MME research featured in Biomass magazine

Jan 08, 2018 — Distinguished Speaker Series
Dr. Stéphane Moreau of Université de Sherbrooke will give a Distinguished Speakers Series talk on noise reduction design and the aeroacoustics of complex turbulent flows.