News & Events

Engineering Students Aid in Design of New Assistive Device for Amputees

Posted on Oct 11, 2018


One Capstone Design group working with Professor Emeritus Tim Bryant helped improve The Costello Heatsleeve used by amputees. Watch the video!


PhD Candidate Lauren Welte's 3D modelling of the human foot

Posted on Oct 02, 2018


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.


MME PhD Student Receives Award at World Congress of Biomechanics

MME's Allison Clouthier Wins Award at World Congress of Biomechanics

Posted on Sep 04, 2018


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.


MME Emeritus Professor Awarded Prestigious Metal Physics Award

MME Emeritus Professor Awarded Prestigious Canadian Metal Physics Award

Posted on Aug 31, 2018


Congratulations to our own Emeritus Professor Rick Holt for winning the Prestigious Canadian Metal Physics Award!


"MechMania" Video

"MechMania" Video Shows Students Working on Indoor Rocketry

Posted on Aug 29, 2018


Check out the MechMania video of APSC 200/293 students. Teams were required to design a system for parachute deployment for indoor model rocketry.


Distinguished Speaker Series on Sept. 6: Coherent Flow Motions

A New Look on Coherent Flow Motions in Turbulent Boundary Layers

Posted on Aug 28, 2018


Bundeswehr University Munich Germany Professor Christian J. Kahler will speak on Turbulent Boundary Layers Sept 6 in McLaughlin Hall.


Professor Jeswiet Earns 2018 SME Sargent Award

MME Professor receives 2018 SME Sargent Award

Posted on Aug 17, 2018


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.


Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Serhiy Yarusevych, University of Waterloo talks on Airfoils at low Reynolds numbers

Posted on Jun 15, 2018


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.


Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Arthur Kuo, University of Calgary speaks on Biomechanics

Posted on Jun 05, 2018


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.


Dr. Keith Pilkey Named Department Head of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Dr. Keith Pilkey Named Department Head, MME

Posted on Apr 17, 2018


Dr. Keith Pilkey has been named head of the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering here at Queen's for a five-year term.


Professor and Students Receive Awards at Recent MECH Banquet

MECH Banquet Awards

Posted on Apr 06, 2018


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. . .


ASM Ottawa Valley Student Awards

MME Students Receive Ottawa Valley Student Awards

Posted on Mar 26, 2018


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.


4 MME Faculty Receive Provincial Funding for World-Class Research

Funding for MME Research Teams and Labs

Posted on Mar 16, 2018


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.


Professor Pollard Wins Alumni Achievement Medal

Posted on Feb 12, 2018


Professor Pollard Wins Alumni Achievement Medal


MME Profs featured in Biomass Magazine for Pellet Design

MME Pellet Design Research featured in Biomass Magazine

Posted on Feb 02, 2018


MME research featured in Biomass magazine


Distinguished Speaker Series

Aeroacoustics of complex turbulent flows

Posted on Jan 08, 2018


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.


Queen's Graduate Students win at annual UNENE R&D workshop

Posted on Dec 15, 2017


Congratulations to Oksana Simane and Travis Skippon who won 2nd and 3rd for their poster presentations at the University Network of Excellence in Nuclear Engineering (UNENE) annual 2 day R&D workshop


Distinguished Speaker Series

Vortex Interactions with Rigid and Deformable Bodies

Posted on Nov 20, 2017


Dr. Sean Peterson (University of Waterloo) will present an overview of the work performed in his lab on vortex/structure interactions.


Distinguished Speaker Series

U of T Professor Speaks on Low-dimensional Materials

Posted on Nov 20, 2017


On Friday, December 1, at 11 am Professor Chandra Veer Singh of the University of Toronto will speak on low-dimensional materials for lightweight transportation and sustainable energy. In his talk he will describe the role of computational materials science to design these materials.


Distinguished Speaker Series

Swedish Researcher Gives Biomechanics Lecture on Foot and Ankle

Posted on Oct 12, 2017


Dr. Toni Arndt from Sweden will discuss in vivo, intrinsic kinematics of the foot and ankle on Friday, October 13 in the Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC) Conference Room at 9 am.