News & Events

Queen's Engineering presents a monthlong pre-commencement celebration for 2021 grads

Posted on May 20, 2021


n advance of this year’s commencement celebrations, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has put together a series of activities throughout the month to recognize its graduates and bring everyone together virtually: graduates, family, faculty, peers and alumni.


Dean’s Showcase of Teaching & Learning in Engineering a succes

Posted on May 19, 2021


Faculty and staff gathered recently for the Dean's Showcase of Teaching & Learning in Engineering to recognize excellence, share successes, and gain insights/perspectives on best practices in the Faculty of Engineering & Applied Science.


Introducing Dr. Roshni Rainbow, Assistant Professor

Posted on Apr 30, 2021


An Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Dr. Roshni Rainbow's research focuses on the study of tissue development and tissue engineering.


Queen’s takes to Minecraft in a Canadian university first

Posted on Apr 23, 2021


Queen’s Engineering invited 100 prospective students to tour the campus, join a Q&A with the Dean and even hunt for eggs on a dedicated Minecraft server.


Celebrating innovation and leadership in teaching within MME

Posted on Mar 16, 2021


Drs. Alan Ableson and Roshni Rainbow have each been recognized for their contributions to teaching and innovation in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science


Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science launches Women in Engineering subsite

Posted on Mar 08, 2021


Dedicated exclusively to research, events, networks, and resources for girls and women in engineering of all ages, this new subsite debuts today with a Women in Action photo challenge featuring women in engineering roles and hobbies from coast to coast.


Queen's intern reflects on the convergence of Engineering education and hands-on experiential learning at GM Canada

Posted on Feb 26, 2021


Arinze Imasogie, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student, discusses his Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program experience and the significance of role modelling in career development.


Dr. Suraj Persaud, one of Queen's Engineering researchers to recieve Alliance grant from NSERC

Posted on Feb 24, 2021


Over $6 million has been awarded to Queen’s researchers through NSERC’s Alliance grants to collaborate with industry partners in areas such as computing, wireless communications, and nuclear power.


Biomechanics researchers reappraise fundamental understanding of how the foot works

Posted on Feb 18, 2021


Biomechanics research conducted by Dr. Lauren Welte, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, recently published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, will ultimately impact how podiatrists and surgeons aim to restore function to patients with foot problems, as well as influence shoe design.


MME celebrates two of our own Professors, recipients of the Mitchell Professorship

Posted on Feb 15, 2021


Dr. Amy Wu and Dr. Matthew Robertson begin their 5-year professorship within Mitchell Hall and the world of biomechanics and robotics.


A new Intelligent and Bio-Inspired Mechanics seminar series by MME's Dixia Fan

Posted on Feb 01, 2021


Dr. Dixia Fan, MME's newest Faculty Member brings an exciting seminar series that is quickly expanding the network of AI and Bio-inspiration in fluid mechanics researchers


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

Posted on Jan 07, 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.


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 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


'Picture a Scientist' documentary screening to highlight challenges and triumphs of women in sciences

Posted on Nov 09, 2020


In celebration of the new Chair for Women in Engineering, Queen’s Faculty of Engineering will screen a new documentary film, Picture a Scientist.


MME's Dr. Heidi Ploeg appointed as inaugural Chair for Women in Engineering

Posted on Oct 15, 2020


Queen’s Engineering introduces Canada’s only endowed Chair for Women in Engineering, held by acclaimed researcher Heidi Ploeg


Curiosity Creates...less interference

Posted on Sep 03, 2020


You might have heard that Queen’s has a few researchers working on dark matter, including Nobel Laureate Arthur B. McDonald.


Jacquie Brown receives 2020 Distinguished Service Award

Posted on Aug 25, 2020


These are just a few of the phrases that people use to describe Jacquie Brown, the undergraduate programs assistant in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME).


MME's Erin Lee wins Prestigious Vanier Scholarship

Posted on Aug 12, 2020


We are so excited that Erin Lee is continuing in MME for her PhD! Congrats


Amy Wu takes a Maker Style Approach to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Posted on Jul 21, 2020


Dr. Amy Wu has a passion for creating accessible assistive technologies that are impactful, yet easy to reproduce with common tools and technology.