News & Events

Seminar on Large Scale PIV for Fluid Dynamics

Aerospace Engineering Expert Speaks at Distinguished Speaker Series Seminar

Posted on Nov 20, 2019


Dr. Andrea Sciacchitano of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, will speak on November 26th on the challenges and opportunities for human-size flow measurements of large-scale PIV.


Students Represent New Skeletal Observation Lab at Queen's Park Day

Showcasing Key Research from MME X-Ray lab

Posted on Nov 06, 2019


MME grad students representing the new Skeletal Observation Lab showed off 3-D printed bones at Queen’s Park Day in Toronto this past Monday, November 4th. The event was an advocacy day hosted by Queen’s at the Ontario Legislature and provided an opportunity to highlight Queen’s leadership, student success and research impact. Students spoke with elected officials and staff about their research from the dynamic x-ray lab.


Opening of New Skeletal Observation Lab

New research facility led by MME's Professor Rainbow

Posted on Oct 29, 2019


Professor Michael Rainbow, the lab’s lead investigator, is behind the launch of this $2.5 million facility at Hotel Dieu Hospital that will allow researchers to learn more about the human skeleton – including injury and motion. The lab is supported by Queen’s University and the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.


OTTER Lab Appears in CBC film "First Animals"

Professor Rival Interviewed for CBC Documentary

Posted on Oct 29, 2019


Professor David Rival and his OTTER lab are featured in a CBC documentary film, "First Animals", which aired last week on The Nature of Things. He talks about early, pre-historic animals.


Dr. Ondrej Muránsky speaks on Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors Wed. Oct 9 in Nicol Hall

Distinguished Speaker Series

Posted on Oct 04, 2019


Dr. Ondrej Muránsky of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation will be speaking on Wednesday, October 9th on the Next Generation of Nuclear Reactors: The Generation IV Integration Forum (GIF) and an Overview of Research in Australia


Professor Michael Rainbow Receives Early Researcher Award for Biomechanics Research

Early Researcher award given to MME faculty member for Biomechanics research

Posted on Oct 01, 2019


Dr. Rainbow received funding through the Ontario Research Fund for his research on foot function.


Congrats to our 125th Anniversary Faculty Award Recipients

4 MME faculty receive FEAS Awards

Posted on Sep 19, 2019


Congratulations to the following faculty who received a 125th Anniversary Faculty Award at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science 125th Faculty Awards Celebration on September 18th! Dr. Tim Bryant, Dr. Genevieve Dumas, Dr. Patrick Oosthuizen and Dr. Carolyn Small (awarded posthumously).


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.