Chemical Engineering

Welcome to Chemical Engineering

Dupuis Hall, Room 201
Queen's University, 19 Division Street
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
Phone: (613) 533-2765
Fax: (613) 533-6637


Chem Eng Student Working Toward a PhD in Chemical Engineering and an MD from the School of Medicine

Hannah DiesThe Department of Chemical Engineering is honoured that our PhD student, Hannah Dies, is featured on the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science website.
Hannah is currently working toward her PhD in Chemical Engineering as well as her MD from the School of Medicine.  Her research on lab-on-a-chip-based diagnostics could revolutionize medical care around the world and her academic abilities have earned her a very prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Hannah expects to complete her graduate studies in 2021 where an abundance of opportunties will await her.

PROFILE: Meet MD/PhD candidate Hannah Dies

Hannah also recently received a SNOlab cap for her presenation at this year's Homecoming Research Showcase.

New Chem Eng Program Video

Thinking about applying to Chemical Engineering at Queen’s? Wondering what fantastic things are happening in the Department? Check out our video to find out what our program can do for you!

Chemical Engineering Post-Doctoral Fellow Recieves Colton Medal for Research Excellence

Congratulations goes out to Post Doctoral Fellow Reza Nosrati, the first Queen’s researcher to receive the Colton Medal for Research Excellence.

Established in 1994 in recognition of the founding President and CEO of CMC Microsystems, the Douglas R. Colton Medal recognizes excellence in research leading to new understanding and novel developments in microsystems and related technologies.

The prestigious award was presented to Dr. Nosrati for his research in the fluid mechanics of male infertility treatment. His work which has been praised for its simplicity, functionality, and for its commercial potential, holds promise for applications in assisted reproduction, cell biology and sensing, and early stage cancer detection. Patent applications have been filed for at least three of his inventions. 

Dr. Nosrati defended his PhD thesis in March 2016 at the University of Toronto, which focused on microfluidics for male infertility treatment. He has published more than 40 papers with 14 of them residing in high-profile scientific journals like Nature Communications. His works, including his groundbreaking discovery of the 2D slither swimming mode of sperm, have been highlighted several times in renowned journals such as Nature Reviews Urology and featured in news sources worldwide including LA Timesand Daily Mail.

Please visit the Queen's Gazette for further details.

News & Events

Seminar - Dr. Dominic Frigon

Posted on February 27, 2017

Dynamics of antimicrobial resistance and virulence genes in E. coli during wastewater treatment, March 02, 2017, Dupuis Auditorium

Seminar - Dr. Christopher Moraes

Posted on February 01, 2017

Microscale tissue-on-chip technologies: watching biology function in high-definition, February 09, 2017

Seminar - Dr. Frank Zeman

Posted on January 20, 2017

Cement Plants as the Backbone of a Carbon Negative Infrastructure, January 26, 2017

Seminar - Chris Metcalfe

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Hazards of Down the Drain Chemicals, January 12, 2017

Chem Eng Department Technologists Profiled

Posted on November 30, 2016

Our very own Chemical Technologists, Kelly Sedore and Brooke Belfall, have been profiled in the Belleville Intelligencer.

More News & Events


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The Department of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry is committed to building an inclusive campus community with accessible services that respect the dignity and independence of persons with disabilities. For more information on equity programs on campus, please visit the programs below:

Academic information on program requirements, course selection, regulations and registration is available in an accessible format on request. Please contact us in one of the following ways.

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or Graduate Program Assistant
Phone: 613.533-2765
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