2021 News

Mar 31, 2021 — Professor Karen Rudie Awarded Golden Apple Award
The Golden Apple Award is a faculty award given by the Engineering Society which rewards professors who consistently demonstrate superior teaching abilities and concern for students on an individual level.

Mar 12, 2021 — Decreasing the demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) through the use of interactive technology
Queen’s researcher Michael Greenspan, Department of Electrical and Computing Engineering, is running a pilot project at Belleville General Hospital that aims to upgrade the call button system with modern technology

Mar 02, 2021 — The robot revolution and how it's changing jobs and businesses in Canada
Modern-day robots are how artificial intelligence (AI) physically interacts with us, and the world around us. Although some robots resemble humans, most do not and are instead specifically designed to autonomously carry out complex tasks.

Feb 23, 2021 — Congratulations to the first Mitchell Professors!
Assistant Professors Ali Etemad, Amy Wu, Joshua Woods, Matthew Robertsonthe, and Xiaodan Zhu are the five recipients of the newly created Mitchell Professorship, an initiative supported by Queen’s alumnus Bruce Mitchell to support research in intelligent systems engineering and applied artificial intelligence (AI).

Jan 29, 2021 — Computer Engineering student and childhood friends launch a COVID-inspired monitor for public spaces
Queen’s Electrical and Computer Engineering student Alex Koch and childhood friends (students at Algonquin College and McMaster University) developed a table-top sensor for public spaces that communicates cleanliness in real time.

Jan 14, 2021 — Dr. Alireza Bakhshai named IEEE Fellow
Dr. Bakhshai has been recognized for contributions to the development of synchronization techniques for power electronics converters.