Department News

James McLellan Recognized as a Champion for Mental Health

Posted on May 26, 2023

Congratulations to James McLellan who was recognized as a 2023 Champion for Mental Health! More than 60 Queen’s instructors, teaching assistants...

Graduate Students Recognized for Excellence in Teaching

Posted on May 24, 2023

Congratulations to the four Chemical Engineering graduate students that were awarded this years’ Dean’s Teaching Assistant Award! This annual award recognizes exceptional Teaching Assistants...

Chemical Engineering at Science Rendezvous Kingston

Posted on May 17, 2023

On Saturday, May 13th, Science Rendezvous Kingston returned for its 13th edition one day in-person event at the Leon’s Centre, with over 5,300 Kingstonians participating! The Department...

Marianna Kontopoulou Wins PEO Engineering Medal in Research and Development

Posted on May 11, 2023

Congratulations to Marianna Kontopoulou, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Associate Dean (Academic) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, who has won the Professional Engineers Ontario Engineering...

Chemical Engineering Researchers Receive Funding from NFRF Exploration

Posted on May 01, 2023

On April 25, the Government of Canada announced support for high-risk, high-reward research projects that address some of Canada's and the world's most pressing challenges...

Engineering Chemistry student finds teamwork, collaboration skills notably valuable on internship

Posted on Apr 25, 2023

Elio Dicorato chose to pursue an engineering degree at Queen’s due to his passion for problem solving, puzzles, and collaboration. An Engineering Chemistry student, he is currently interning at ACCIONA, a global sustainable infrastructure company.

Queen’s Biomedical Innovation Team experience inspired and complemented career interests for graduating students

Posted on Apr 21, 2023

Figure skating was always a big part of Julia Funk’s life. But so were the strains, tears, and brakes that often come with the sport. And when she got injured and had to reckon with rehab, she was always left wondering...

Technology Development Pilot Project supercapacitor findings “better than expected”

Posted on Apr 03, 2023

Queen’s University researchers have gained recognition for the discoveries they have made in medicine, engineering, and the sciences; innovations that have improved the lives of people around the world. To make sure that the university and the public continue to benefit from this work, Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation (QPI) promotes the discoveries of university researchers who have assigned their intellectual property to Queen’s and whose work is ready for licensing and commercial application. QPI leads the commercialization processes, including the protection of the intellectual property, the creation of strategies to further its development, the search for funders, partners, and licensees, the negotiation of terms, the management of relationships, the collection of licensing and royalty revenues, and their disbursement to inventors.

Celebrating Staff Achievments

Posted on Mar 24, 2023

Two teams and six individual staff members are being celebrated for their excellent work and accomplishments at Queen’s. Among them is Chemical Engineering's very own, Kelly Sedore!

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.