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Dr. R. Kerry Rowe Appointed to the Order of Canada
Dr. R. Kerry Rowe Appointed to the Order of Canada

Kerry Rowe, Civil Engineering faculty member and former Vice-Principal (Research), "was recognized for his seminal contributions to the field of geoenvironmental engineering, notably for his pioneering research in waste barrier systems."  

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Five Queen's Professors Renewed as Canada Research Chairs
Five Queen's Professors Renewed as Canada Research Chairs

Canada Research Chairs program advances the nation's position as a leader in discovery and innovation.  The Department of Civil Engineering at Queen's would like to recognize two faculty members who were renewed.  Dr. Champagne has been renewed as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Biosource Engineering. 

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Professor Pascale Champagne wins Queen's 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research
Professor Pascale Champagne wins Queen's 2017 Prize for Excellence in Research

As the Canada Research Chair in Bioresource Engineering and Director of the Beaty Water Research Centre, Pascale Champagne is an internationally-recognized researcher with an innovative and diverse research program in the fields of environmental engineering and bioresource management.

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How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War
How Queen's engineering students helped prepare Canada for The Great War

The 5th Field Company Canadian Engineers made a significant contribution to the war effort in the summer of 1914. Some 150 Queen's engineers designed and built a staging camp at Valcartier, Quebec to accommodate and prepare more than 30,000 soldiers for deployment to Europe. Thanks to the foresight of one Queen's engineering professor, Queen's was equipped and prepared to help when war broke out in Europe. It was a first among universities in Canada.

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Scale-model testing hosted at Coastal Engineering Lab
Scale-model testing hosted at Coastal Engineering Lab

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) officials, industry representatives and researchers from Ryerson University gathered at Queen’s to study water levels, velocities, and structural vibrations under different operation modes of the proposed powerhouse and tailrace tunnel.

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