Department News

Chemical Engineering Professor elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Posted on Jun 23, 2020


Dr. Michael Cunningham has been elected as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)


Chemical Engineering student wins prestigious gold medal

Posted on Jun 18, 2020


Queen’s student MD/PhD Hannah Dies has received one of two Queen’s University Governor General’s Academic Gold Medals for 2019-2020


Teamwork and perseverance: APSC 100/200 engineering students get innovative

Posted on Jun 18, 2020


The APSC course gives second-year engineering students a tangible opportunity to work constructively in teams to create solutions to open-ended, real world problems, using standard design methods and tools


Mason Cup winners demonstrate exceptional teamwork

Posted on Jun 18, 2020


First year engineers are given the opportunity to solve real-world engineering problems and collaborate with industry for the first time in module 3 of APSC 100 (Engineering Design and Practice).


Professor Aris Docoslis among the winners of the recent Queen’s SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 funding competition

Posted on May 27, 2020


Prof. Docoslis and his multi-disciplinary research team were among the winners of the recent Queen’s SARS CoV-2/COVID-19 funding competition


Getting back on track – Meet Amanda Brissenden PhD candidate in Biomedical Engineering

Posted on Apr 29, 2020


Amanda is a PhD candidate in chemical engineering whose research focuses on polymer spinal injections designed to restore the function of the discs of the spine and help alleviate pain.


Lending a helping hand

Posted on Apr 22, 2020


A team of Queen’s researchers from the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering with GreenCentre Canada have partnered with Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Tri-Art Manufacturing (Kingston) to develop hand sanitizer.


Queen’s Engineering researchers developing new ways to 3D-print replacement knee cartilage

Posted on Jan 27, 2020


PhD Candidate Sean Mathew and Queen’s Chemical Engineering Professor Dr. Brian Amsden are developing ways to 3D-print replacement knee menisci that mimics the biological and mechanical properties of the real thing.


Catching disease early with microtechnology

Posted on Jan 06, 2020


Carlos Escobedo’s research in microsystems and microstructures is offering new hope through novel technologies that can provide early diagnoses for a number of cancers as well as other pathogens that have a significant impact on the lives of Canadians.


PhD student takes home 1st prize for Best Student Poster

Posted on Oct 28, 2019


PhD student, Mona Kanso, placed 1st for Best Student Poster at The Society of Rheology conference on Oct. 23, 2019


Funding on the cutting edge

Posted on Sep 30, 2019


MPP Steve Clark announces $930,000 in funding for five new research projects and two researchers.


Paul Semple Scholarship Awarded to Sammi Cheng

Posted on Jun 14, 2019


Sammi Cheng, a graduate student in Chemical Engineering at Queen’s, was awarded the Paul Semple Scholarship for Innovative Mines.


Chem Eng PhD candidate chasing 3MT national title

Posted on May 22, 2019


The national competition for the Three Minute Thesis is currently underway and Amanda Brissenden is representing Queen’s University.


The interdisciplinary green team

Posted on May 06, 2019


Four leading researchers from Queen’s University have been awarded the NSERC Brockhouse Canada Prize for their work in building a sustainable future.


Liann Joanette, Undergraduate Assistant recieves FEAS Staff Appreciation Award

Posted on May 02, 2019


Congratulations to Liann Joanette, Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Assistant, on receiving a staff appreciation award.


Spectra Plasmonics Among the 9 Finalists in Canada-Wide Competition

Posted on Apr 23, 2019


Spectra will receive a $25,000 research grant to develop technology for Health Canada for on-site drug detection.


Chem Eng Grad Student Takes 3rd Place in the Ontario 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Posted on Apr 18, 2019


Amanda Brissenden (Chemical Engineering, specializing in Biomedical Engineering), came third in the Ontario 3 Minute Thesis competition held at McMaster University on April 17, 2019.


CHEE 371 visits the Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Plant

Posted on Mar 22, 2019


Assistant Professor Louise Meunier took her CHEE371 class to visit the Ravensview Wastewater Treatment Plant