News & Events

A Tribute to Dr. Steven Keating

Department Head Writes Tribute to Former Student

Posted on Aug 20, 2019


Department Head Dr. Keith Pilkey writes an inspiring tribute to former student Dr. Steven Keating


Three Faculty Members Receive CFI Funding

Funding allows faculty members to invest in tools and equipment

Posted on Aug 16, 2019


Three professors have received CFI funding for infrastructure and tools related to their research.


NSERC Funding Given to MME Faculty for Research and Innovation

Robot design, bone health and tissue engineering among the projects to take place

Posted on Jul 04, 2019


Three new Queen’s Mechanical and Materials Engineering faculty members have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) through the 2019 Discovery Grants program. The grants total more than $20 million given to 100 Queen’s researchers to pursue research and innovation.


MME Convocation Reception 2019

Students Honoured at MME Convocation Reception

Posted on Jun 20, 2019


Graduates, faculty and staff gathered in Ban Righ Hall on June 12 to celebrate the achievements of students in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering.


Top Research Honour for Professor Daymond

MME Prof Receives Highest Form of Recognition for Research Excellence

Posted on May 28, 2019


Professor Mark Daymond will receive one of the 2019 Prizes for Excellence in Research (PER) at this year's Spring Convocation at Queen's.


Science Rendezvous 2019

Faculty and students showcase STEM research at the upcoming Science Rendezvous!

Posted on Apr 22, 2019


Visit our Mechanical and Materials Engineering stations at the upcoming Science Rendezvous Saturday, May 11!


NSERC USRA Program for 2019

Posted on Feb 04, 2019


Applications now being accepted for the Summer USRA 2019 program


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.