2021 News

Dec 08, 2021 — Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Cao Thang Dinh named a ‘Rising Star’ in nanotechnology
Canada’s largest nanotechnology institute, the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, in celebrating emerging leaders in nanoscience and nanotechnology, and has selected Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Cao Thang Dinh as one of its 2021 'Rising Star' award recipients.

Oct 19, 2021 — Research collaboration with renowned German centre aims to improve efficiency of green hydrogen
A new grant will help establish a partnership between Queen’s Engineering and the renowned Jülich research centre in Germany. The collaboration will work to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of producing green hydrogen, one of the most promising resources needed to reach net-zero carbon emissions.

Aug 23, 2021 — From Virtual Reality to competency-based learning, it’s innovation that inspires this Chemical Engineering and Ingenuity Labs professor
Dr. Paul Hungler is designing adaptive VR/AR simulations that adapt to suit the expertise level of the participant. The Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Ingenuity Labs hopes that these systems will one day revolutionize engineering education.

Aug 11, 2021 — Funding provides leading-edge technological resources to researchers
Dr. Cao Thang Dinh among one of the ten researchers at Queen’s University receive funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Jul 22, 2021 — Dr. Laurence Yang and Dr. James McLellan are among a multidisciplinary team working to reduce plastic waste.
Chemical Engineering Researchers Laurence Yang and James McLellan are among a multidisciplinary team working toward a new paradigm, where plastics will be made from recycled or biodegradable components.

Jul 21, 2021 — Chemical Engineering student Gavin Stone to represent Canada at Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games
Gavin Stone, a fourth-year Chemical Engineering student and former Queen’s University rower, has been in Japan since the beginning of the month and will compete soon in the men’s 4x rowing event at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Jun 24, 2021 — CHEE's Kim McAuley inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering
Dr. Kim McAuley is one among four of Queen's Faculty that will be joining the 2021 inductees to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE)

May 20, 2021 — Queen’s Engineering presents a monthlong pre-commencement celebration for 2021 grads
In advance of this year’s commencement celebrations, the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science has put together a series of activities throughout the month to recognize its graduates and bring everyone together virtually: graduates, family, faculty, peers and alumni.

May 03, 2021 — From biowaste to a better world, a Queen’s professor adds value to ecology
Queen’s Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Ehssan Koupaie is a leading researcher in biowaste treatment, finding energy-efficient ways to help preserve the planet.

Apr 23, 2021 — Queen’s takes to Minecraft in a Canadian university first
Queen’s Engineering invited 100 prospective students to tour the campus, join a Q&A with the Dean and even hunt for eggs on a dedicated Minecraft server.

Apr 14, 2021 — CHEE instructor shares successful remote teaching strategies
Hear more about how Dr. Wells facilitated student interaction in her course, CHEE 229.

Mar 31, 2021 — Queen's Engineer finds a surefire career path at Procter and Gamble internship
Elaine Monteiro, a fourth-year Chemical Engineering student, discusses her experience working full-time as a QUIP intern with Procter and Gamble.

Mar 19, 2021 — From engineering to ‘system thinking,’ Marianna Kontopoulou minds both the details and the big picture
Dr. Marianna Kontopoulou discusses her evolution from “a high school student who didn’t know the difference between chemistry and chemical engineering” to Associate Dean (Academic) for the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Feb 11, 2021 — Queen’s students form a chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers
Thea Rainford (Sc’20) and third-year Chemical Engineering student Geneviève Norris-Roozmon discuss the origin and development of the newest Engineering Society student group, a chapter of NSBE.