Chem Eng and Eng Chem Alumni Making News

Canada’s highest-ranking female military officer, Lieutenant-General Christine Whitecross, Sc'84 (ChemEng), was featured in the Queen's Alumni Review and talks about running the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Defense College in Rome.

“We develop the competencies that are required to come to consensus on something. We help people learn to think, to be innovative, and to appreciate a diversity of opinions, cultures, and backgrounds.”

Dr. Susan Louise Tighe, P.Eng., (ChemEng ’93 grad) was recently featured in Society Notes for winning the 2016 Engineering Medal for Research and Development.
"As a founding member of the world-class Centre for Pavement and Transportation Technology at the University of Waterloo, the first academic concrete pavement research program in Ontario, Dr. Tighe and her research team have been at the forefront of innovation in the industry and have directly influenced pavement management processes."

Dr. Megan Palmer's (EngChem) biosecurity work at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) receives funding from the Open Philanthropy Project.  "Dr. Palmer’s policy research is focused on developing ways to improve the governance of biological science and technology."

As recently highlighted in the Queen's Gazette, Carol Ann Budd, Sc’89 (EngChem), will be awarded an honorary degree at the fall convocation ceremonies to take place this November. Ms. Budd is a member of the Queen’s University Aboriginal Council, and a member of the Sagamok Anishawbek reserve in Northern Ontario.

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