Student prototype projects inspired former electrical engineer John McEntyre to support the Project Integration and Team Space (PITS), a testing facility, with a generous $1.5 million gift. His gift will provide student teams with direct support, mentoring, new technology and equipment.
This year’s successful candidates demonstrated just how vital the partnership between entrepreneurship and engineering is today. The following are this year’s Entrepreneurship Concepts Competition winners: Thawrih, kVibe and Civli.
GH-RISKS 2017: Another successful year
The 10th uOttawa Graduate Student Conference on Geotechnical Hazards and Risks, GH-RISKS 2017, closed on December 8 after hosting over 100 participants for two days of keynote addresses, technical sessions, and social events.
Founded in 2014, the Queen’s Young Leaders program aims to discover, recognize and support exceptional young leaders across the Commonwealth, who are tackling world’s challenges and inspiring others to do the same.
A big congratulations to our Rocketry Team: they just came back from New Mexico after competing for the Spaceport America Cup 2019 and placed 4th (out of 47 teams) in their category, and placed 8th overall (out of 122 teams)! Amazing!
Civil engineering PhD student Christian Viau and his supervisor Ghasan Doudak have won the best paper award at the Engineering Mechanics and Materials specialty conference of the CSCE 2019 annual conference held in Laval (Quebec). Their paper was entitled “Analytical modeling of heavy timber assemblies with realistic boundary conditions subjected to blast loading”.
PhD student Shruti Tanga won the 3rd prize for her poster "Phosphorus attenuation in a pond – Wetland system treating cropping system runoff in eastern Ontario, Canada" at the 8th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control in Aarhus, Denmark. The prize includes a cash award of 1500 DK.