Department News

Research collaboration with renowned German centre aims to improve efficiency of green hydrogen

Posted on Oct 19, 2021


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.


From Virtual Reality to competency-based learning, it’s innovation that inspires this Chemical Engineering and Ingenuity Labs professor

Posted on Aug 23, 2021


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.


Funding provides leading-edge technological resources to researchers

Posted on Aug 11, 2021


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.


Dr. Laurence Yang and Dr. James McLellan are among a multidisciplinary team working to reduce plastic waste.

Posted on Jul 22, 2021


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.


Chemical Engineering student Gavin Stone to represent Canada at Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games

Posted on Jul 21, 2021


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.


CHEE's Kim McAuley inducted as a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Posted on Jun 24, 2021


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)


Queen’s Engineering presents a monthlong pre-commencement celebration for 2021 grads

Posted on May 20, 2021


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.


From biowaste to a better world, a Queen’s professor adds value to ecology

Posted on May 03, 2021


Queen’s Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Ehssan Koupaie is a leading researcher in biowaste treatment, finding energy-efficient ways to help preserve the planet.


Queen’s takes to Minecraft in a Canadian university first

Posted on Apr 23, 2021


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.


CHEE instructor shares successful remote teaching strategies

Posted on Apr 14, 2021


Hear more about how Dr. Wells facilitated student interaction in her course, CHEE 229.


Queen's Engineer finds a surefire career path at Procter and Gamble internship

Posted on Mar 31, 2021


Elaine Monteiro, a fourth-year Chemical Engineering student, discusses her experience working full-time as a QUIP intern with Procter and Gamble.


From engineering to ‘system thinking,’ Marianna Kontopoulou minds both the details and the big picture

Posted on Mar 19, 2021


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.


Queen’s students form a chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers

Posted on Feb 11, 2021


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.


A different view of COVID-19

Posted on Nov 02, 2020


PhD student Mona Kanso develops new way of looking at novel coronavirus that could help uncover treatments


Chemical Engineering Professor recieves Prize for Excellence in Research for 2020

Posted on Oct 29, 2020


Dr. Michael Cunningham was one of three recipients of a Queen's University Prize for Excellence in Research 2020


Curiosity Creates: New Research Opportunities

Posted on Aug 20, 2020


COVID-19 has changed a lot for some Queen’s graduate students. For Mona Kanso, a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering, it has changed the focus of her whole PhD research project.


Welcome new faculty member, Ehssan Koupaie

Posted on Aug 19, 2020


Before joining Queen’s University, Dr. Ehssan Koupaie was an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at the University of Toronto. He has been also affiliated with BioZone, The Centre for Applied Bioscience & Bioengineering Research and The Pulp & Paper Centre at the University of Toronto as well as The Bioreactor Technology Group at the University of British Columbia.


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


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).