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Chemical Engineering

Department News

Seminar - Dr. Christopher Moraes

Posted on Feb 01, 2017

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


Seminar - Dr. Frank Zeman

Posted on Jan 20, 2017

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


Seminar - Chris Metcalfe

Posted on Dec 22, 2016

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


Chem Eng Department Technologists Profiled

Posted on Nov 30, 2016

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


EngChem Alum Receives Honorary Degree

Posted on Nov 11, 2016

Carol Ann Budd, Sc’89 (Engineering Chemistry), will be awarded an honorary degree at the fall convocation ceremonies to take place this November. Ms. Budd is a member of the Queen’s University Aboriginal Council, and a member of the Sagamok Anishawbek reserve in Northern Ontario.


Department of Chemical Engineering Sponsors 54 Undergraduate Students in Attending the 66th CSChE Conference

Posted on Nov 07, 2016

The Department of Chemical Engineering recently sponsored 54 undergraduate students in attending the 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference in Quebec City. The CSChE Conference is an annual conference run by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering that brings together Chemical Engineering students and professionals who work in industry, academia, and government. Queen’s had the highest number of student delegates at the conference, and is looking forward to bringing another large group to the 2017 conference in Edmonton.


Chem Eng alumnus Andrew Dunin helps provide significant gift to support innovation at Queen’s

Posted on Nov 01, 2016

The Queen’s Innovation Connector will now be known as the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre. A number of Chem Eng and Eng Chem students have taken part of the QIC Summer Initiative program, and have helped found a number of companies. QIC has also helped teach innovation and entrepreneurship in CHEE310. Kim Woodhouse (Dean and Chemical Engineering professor) co-founded QIC with Elspeth Murray (Associate Dean, Smith School of Business) as a joint initiative between FEAS and the Smith School of Business. QIC is now pan-university, residing in the office of the Provost, and Jim McLellan from Chemical Engineering has been significantly involved and was part of the original founding team. He is currently the Academic Director of QIC.


Seminar - Ronald Neufeld

Posted on Oct 14, 2016

Navigating the slippery slope from macro to micro through nano to moleculo, in the encapsulation, retention and delivery of biologicals and bioactives, October 27, 2016


Seminar - Gerald G. Fuller

Posted on Oct 06, 2016

The Fluid Dynamics of Ultra-low Surface Tension Liquids, October 13, 2016


Seminar - Robert Knobel, Dan Gale and Graham Gibson

Posted on Sep 22, 2016

Solving BIG problems on a small scale - Kingston NanoFabrication Laboratory, September 29, 2016


Chem Eng Faculty Members Receive ORF Awards

Posted on Aug 24, 2016

Congratulations goes out to Dr. Lindsay Fitzpatrick and Dr. Laura Wells, each of whom received a Small Infrastructure Award from the Ontario Research Fund.


Department of Chemical Engineering Welcomes New Faculty Member

Posted on Aug 15, 2016

Nicolas Hudon joined the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science on July 1st, 2016, as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Hudon received his PhD from the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2010, under the supervision of Dr. Martin Guay. We are delighted to have him back.


Dr. Guay's Innovative Distributed Control Technique

Posted on Aug 08, 2016

Dr. Martin Guay and colleagues showed in a recent research paper how an innovative distributed control technique can be used to optimize the use of high-altitude balloons for Google's Project Loon.


Chem Eng Student Awarded Vanier Scholarship

Posted on Aug 03, 2016

Our congratulations goes out to Peter Gilbert on his receipt of the very prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Peter came to the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2013 as a MASc student, and commenced PhD studies in 2015 upon completing his Master’s degree. He received the three year Vanier scholarship for his research in polymer rheology and processing. We in the Department are thrilled for Peter and proud to call him one of our own.


Chemical Engineering Researchers Receive QROF Awards

Posted on Jul 06, 2016

Queen's Research Opportunities Fund awards 25 researchers, including our very own Laura Wells and Reza Nosrati, a chance to begin innovative projects and forge new collaborations with colleagues and scholars around the world.


Chem Eng Adjunct Professor Receives 2016 D.G. Fisher Award

Posted on Apr 27, 2016

Dr. Paul Nomikos, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, is the winner of the 2016 D.G. Fisher Award. This award is presented to an individual who has made major contributions in the field of systems and control engineering while a resident of Canada. As an award winner, Dr. Nomikos will present a lecture at the CSChE Conference.


Seminar - Greg Russell

Posted on Mar 31, 2016

Dr. Greg Russell of the University of Canterbury will be conducting a seminar on April 7, 2016, entitled "Do We Really Understand the Kinetics of Radical Polymerization?"


Chem Eng Professor Receives CFI Funding

Posted on Mar 21, 2016

CFI awarded over $1 million to six innovative Queen’s researchers, including our very own Dr. Laura Wells. Dr. Wells is addressing the needs for better treatments of ophthalmic diseases through the development of bioresponsive drug delivery systems (a system that releases drugs on a controlled basis) and novel materials that can improve medical device outcomes.


Seminar - Heather Pilkington

Posted on Mar 21, 2016

Dr. Heather Pilkington of First Key Consulting Inc. will be conducting a seminar on March 24, 2016, entitled "Trends and Opportunities in the Brewing Industry"


Seminar - David Sinton

Posted on Feb 17, 2016

Dr. David Sinton of the University of Toronto will be conducting a seminar on February 25, 2016, entitled "Microfluidics for Energy Applications"