News Archive

Aug 04, 2022 — Woodhouse, Raymond among Distinguished Service Award recipients
Kim Woodhouse and Don Raymond are among six Distinguished Service Awards recipients this year, recognized for the lasting impact they made throughout their time at Queen’s

Jul 27, 2022 — Telema Harry is developing a next-generation control technology for navigation of High-Altitude Platform System
The project is sponsored by an industrial partner in partnership with Queen’s University which, by the time he graduates, will allow Harry to participate in its deployment and proprietorship. Until then, the specifics must be kept under wraps.

Jul 20, 2022 — Brian Amsden re-appointed Head of Chemical Engineering Departmet
Dr. Brian Amsden is re-appointed Head of Chemical Engineering department at Queen's University. The appointment is effective July 1, 2022 for a 5-year term.

Jul 13, 2022 — Paul Hungler and Garry Rasmussen Recognized for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching
Congratulations to Paul Hungler (Assistant Professor) and Garry Rasmussen (Adjunct Instructor) on their recent awards recognizing excellence demonstrated by educators at Queen’s.

Jul 06, 2022 — Quality of life and knowledge conversion key goals for new Graduate Studies head
With a goal “to nurture graduate talent and push creativity forward,” Chemical Engineering professor Aris Docoslis has been appointed the new Associate Dean, Graduate Studies at Queen’s Engineering as of July 1, 2022.

Jun 30, 2022 — Retirement Celebration
On Tuesday, June 14th, the Department celebrated in person (for the first time since March 2020!) the retirement of three faculty members, Juliana Ramsay, Tom Harris, and David Poirier.

Jun 27, 2022 — NSERC Awards Chemical Engineering Faculty over $800K in New Funding
Congratulations to Chemical Engineering Faculty, Jeffrey Giacomin, Dominik Barz, Brian Amsden, Lindsay Fitzpatrick, and Cao Thang Ding who have been awarded a total of over $800,000 in new Research Funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

Jun 23, 2022 — Cao Thang Dinh Wins Queen’s Prize for Excellence in Research
Three researchers have been awarded with the university’s highest internal research award, the Prize for Excellence in Research. Dr. Cao Thang Dinh is among them after demonstrating significant contributions to research in renewable energy.

Jun 13, 2022 — PhD Student Demonstrates How Coronavirus Shape Alters Infection Ability
Queen’s Chemical Engineering PhD candidate Mona Kanso has had her paper titled “Coronavirus Pleomorphism” accepted for publication in the journal Physics of Fluids.

Jun 06, 2022 — A Graphene Kidney to Treat Canadian Waters Contaminated with Polyfluoroalkyl Substances
Two early-career researchers in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Louise Meunier and Ehssan Koupaie, are working with Grafoid on a recently awarded NSERC Alliance, which will develop a Graphene Kidney to treat Canadian waters contaminated with polyfluoroalkyl substances.

May 31, 2022 — PhD student awarded Best Student Paper
Congratulations to PhD student, Steacy Coombs, who was recently awarded Best Student Paper by the Society of Plastics Engineers – Applied Rheology Division.

May 24, 2022 — Welcome to Dr. Kevin De France!
A warm welcome to Kevin De France, who is the newest Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering.

May 11, 2022 — Chemical Engineering Student Seminar Day
On April 28th, seven graduate students from the Department of Chemical Engineering presented their research as part of Student Seminar Day.

May 04, 2022 — Chemical Engineering Faculty Recognized for Excellence in Teaching
Dr. Paul Hungler (Assistant Professor) and David Poirier (Adjunct Lecturer and Laboratory Coordinator) are two of four recipients of this year’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Teaching Awards.

Apr 05, 2022 — Early Career Researchers, Cao Thang Dinh and Laurence Yang receive funding for bold and innovative research.
Cao Thang Dinh and Laurence Yang, are successful recipients of funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) Exploration program. They are among 5 Research Programs at Queen’s to receive this funding this year.

Feb 22, 2022 — Kontopoulou, Liu granted funding to advance commercial potential for inventions
Marianna Kontopoulou and Yan-Fei Liu are recipients of funding through the Technology Development Pilot Program, whose goal is to advance selected inventions with commercial potential to position them for other funding opportunities and make them attractive to potential licensees or investors.

Jan 13, 2022 — Daymond, Giacomin, and Zou appointed Tier 1 Canada Research Chairs
The Tier 1 Canada Research Chair re-appointments of Mark Daymond and Alan Jeffrey Giacomin, and the promotion of Ying Zou from a Tier 2 to a Tier 1 Chair were announced yesterday by the Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne.