2015 News Archive

Dec 09, 2015 — President of Bell Media is a Civil Engineering Grad
In April 2015, Mary Ann Turcke assumed the role of President for Bell Media. This same year she was named 2015 Woman of the Year in Communications and Technology.

Dec 04, 2015 — Kerry Rowe wins 2015 Thomas Telford Gold Medal
Dr. Rowe is the second Queen’s professor to win this highest prize awarded by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) for a paper.

Nov 05, 2015 — Queen's Engineers work to mitigate disaster
When a landslide speeds down a mountainside into a body of water, the resulting wave can be devastating to life and infrastructure. Queen’s civil engineering professors, Ryan Mulligan and Andy Take, are developing ways to predict how much damage landslides might cause before they happen.

Nov 02, 2015 — Watershed research at Kennedy Field Station
After spending time in the classroom dialing-in theory and concept, the next step for students is out of the lecture hall and into the natural environment. The Kennedy Field Station, about an hour’s drive from Queen’s, is a place for students to get their hands dirty and their feet wet.

Oct 22, 2015 — Deep Burial Simulator nears completion
Buried pipe systems for sanitation, drainage and water delivery are out of mind because they’re out of sight. But failures in these systems can wreak environmental damage, cost millions of dollars and even lead to loss of life. Researchers at Queen’s strive to make these systems safer, more durable, and more reliable.

Sep 16, 2015 — Kerry Rowe receives Royal Society medal

Jul 13, 2015 — Dr. Ryan Mulligan's tidal energy research discussed on Ontario's Research Matters website

Jun 22, 2015 — Civil Engineering is mourning the loss of Emeritus Professor Brian Hope
PhD. Professor Emeritus Civil Engineering Queen's University, Fellow A.C.I - Passed away peacefully on Monday, June 15, 2015 at the age of 79.

Jun 22, 2015 — Civil Engineering is mourning the loss of Emeritus Professor Ken Wilson
Kenneth Charles Wilson died at home in Victoria on May 14, 2015, with his wife and children at his side.

Jun 10, 2015 — Dr Geof Hall, Associate Director of the Water Research Centre helps organize the first Great Lakes Water Festival

Jun 09, 2015 — Civil Engineering at the CSCE Capstone Design Competition
Christine Phillips and Justin Gleben represented Queen's at the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE) Capstone Design Competition in Regina.

Jun 05, 2015 — Undergraduate Group Report Winners
Congratulations to K. Briscoe, K. Thompson, G. Goode, K. Dillon for winning 2015 CGS Undergraduate Student Competition for Group Reports

Jun 05, 2015 — Congratulations to Jaimilla Motay CMAS Student!

Jun 03, 2015 — Amir Fam and Ian Moore elected Fellow(s) of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

May 28, 2015 — PostDoctoral Fellow Position SERA

Apr 20, 2015 — Alumni Emma Barlow, EIT; 2015 Sterling Award recipient.
The G. Gordon M. Sterling Engineering Intern Award was presented to Emma Barlow, EIT. Emma is a Civil Engineering alumni.

Apr 10, 2015 — Ian Moore Tier 1 NSERC Canada Research Chair in Infrastructure Engineering

Apr 10, 2015 — Pascale Champagne, Royal Society of Canada regional seminar

Mar 26, 2015 — Civil Engineering Undergraduate's Trip to Iqaluit
Second year Civil Student Brett Crowley gives a summary of his trip to Nunavut as a Global Vision Arctic Forum Youth Ambassador

Mar 24, 2015 — Mark Green comments to CTV News Edmonton on the buckling 102nd Avenue bridge girders

Mar 19, 2015 — Ryan Mulligan Harnessing the power of tides

Mar 05, 2015 — Exploring real world learning
Pascale Champagne's PhD Student Ana Ramos and PDF Roland Lee explore real world learning.

Feb 23, 2015 — Civil Engineering Discipline Night

Feb 20, 2015 — Congratulations to Dan Jones!

Feb 03, 2015 — GeoEngineering Centre's work making a real impact
Kerry Rowe and his colleagues at the GeoEngineering Centre are studying the use and performance of geosynthetics and geomembranes, such as those used to prevent the escape of contaminants from landfills.

Jan 14, 2015 — Amir Fam tackles deteriorating infrastructure

Oct 08, 2014 — Winter Term Adjunct Position now available