Department News

Jim McLellan Recognized for Excellence in Teaching Leadership

Posted on Mar 16, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Jim McLellan who is a recipient of this year’s Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Leadership in Teaching Award!

German Ambassador to Canada visits Queen's

Posted on Mar 06, 2023

Germany’s ambassador to Canada visited campus recently, joining Queen’s University leaders, researchers, and students in wide-ranging discussions on international collaborations, research and funding, and knowledge sharing.

Kelly Sedore Receives Special Recognition for Staff Award

Posted on Mar 02, 2023

Congratulations to our lead Chemical Technologist, Kelly Sedore who is a winner of the Queen’s University 2022 Special Recognition Staff Award!

Student Team Wins Top Prize at 2023 Ontario Engineering Competition

Posted on Feb 13, 2023

A duo from Chemical Engineering will represent Queen’s later this month at a national annual competition for engineering students.

Kevin De France wants to fix our plastics problem

Posted on Jan 27, 2023

Kevin De France explores the design and application of sustainable bio-based materials in fields spanning the biomedical, coatings & packaging, and environmental sectors.

Dominik Barz wins 2022 FEAS Research Excellence Award

Posted on Jan 23, 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Dominik Barz, an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, who is this year’s recipient of the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (FEAS) Excellence in Research Award.

A Year in Chemical Engineering

Posted on Jan 13, 2023

2022 has been a year of returning to the office, labs and in-person events for our faculty, staff, and students after nearly two years of persistent shutdowns, virtual learning, and online events.

David W. Bacon Distinguished Speaker Series Returns with Francis J. Doyle III

Posted on Dec 05, 2022

On September 16th, the Department of Chemical Engineering hosted Dr. Francis J. Doyle III, the Dean at Harvard University’s Faculty of Engineering as the first speaker in the David W. Bacon Distinguished Seminar Series since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Supporting the next generation of leading researchers

Posted on Dec 01, 2022

Eight Queen’s students and researchers have been recognized nationally with Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships and Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Sandra Smeltzer Receives 2022 Vanier Scholarship

Posted on Nov 28, 2022

Congratulations to PhD candidate, Sandra Smeltzer, who is 1 of 6 Queen’s students to receive a 2022 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

It Takes Guts!

Posted on Nov 22, 2022

How we're solving the plastics problem with an unexpected ally.

Cao Thang Dinh Named “Highly Cited Researcher” for Second Year in a Row

Posted on Nov 18, 2022

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr. Cao Thang Dinh for once again making Clarivates™ 2022 list of “Highly Cited Researchers.”

Queen's Engineering Research Networking Day 2022

Posted on Nov 09, 2022

The Queen’s Engineering Research Networking Day reunited faculty members and external organizations for the first time since the beginning of the COVID pandemic for a day of knowledge-sharing and networking.

CHEE Faculty and Students at the 2022 Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Posted on Nov 04, 2022

This past week, the Chemical Institute for Canada (CIC) Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE) held the Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference (CCEC) from October 23-26th in Vancouver, Canada, hosted by the University of British Columbia.

Rachel Baker, Sc’17, to commence inaugural Robins Family Professorship of Engineering Chemistry in 2023

Posted on Oct 31, 2022

Kingston native Rachel Baker, Sc’17, will begin her term next year as Robins Family Professor of Engineering Chemistry, a professorship endowed by DavosPharma founder and Kingston native Barry Robins, Sc’64.

Using Carbon Dioxide to Build a Green Future

Posted on Oct 17, 2022

Chemical engineering researcher Cao Thang Dinh is attempting to turn one of the world’s worst pollutants into sustainable fuels and chemicals...

Annual Chemical Engineering Poster Session

Posted on Sep 29, 2022

On September 23rd, graduate students from the Department of Chemical Engineering presented their research as part of the Annual Queen’s University and Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) Chemical Engineering Poster Session.

Two engineering researchers among Queen’s contingent to receive $700k in research infrastructure funding

Posted on Sep 22, 2022

Kevin De France (Chemical Engineering) and Alexander Tait (Electrical and Computer Engineering) are among five Queen’s researchers to receive research infrastructure funding from the John R. Evans Leaders Fund.

Harvard engineering dean to speak at Department of Chemical Engineering seminar series

Posted on Sep 15, 2022

Francis J. Doyle III, the dean at Harvard University’s faculty of engineering, will be on campus this Thursday, September 15 as a guest of the Department of Chemical Engineering for its David W. Bacon Distinguished Seminar Series.

PhD Students Coombs and Kanso Win Society of Plastics Engineers Scholarships

Posted on Sep 14, 2022

Congratulations to Steacy Coombs and Mona Kanso who were each awarded a Lew Erwin Extrusion Division Scholarship from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Foundation.