Queen's University, Department of Chemical Engineering
- Queen's University, Department of Chemical Engineering
Queen’s University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. We are focused on being the quality leader in Canadian higher education and are dedicated to promoting research and scholarship of national and international distinction. The Chemical Engineering department is a medium-sized department with 22 faculty. The Department provides undergraduate programs in Chemical Engineering and Engineering Chemistry with 400+ undergraduate students currently enrolled in years 2 through 4 and has typical annual enrolments of 95 graduate students. Research strengths in the department include biomedical engineering; macromolecular science and technology; process analytics, optimization and control; sustainable energy sources, process and products; and environmental remediation. The department has a strong emphasis on inter-disciplinary education particularly through its Technology Engineering and Management course (drawing students from engineering, business, arts and science, and law), continuing close collaboration with the Dunin-Deshpande Queen’s Innovation Centre, and links to a number of multi-disciplinary centres at Queen's, including: the Human Mobility Research Centre (www.hmrc.ca), Green Centre Canada (www.greencentrecanada.com), Innovation Park (www.innovationpark.ca), and the Queen's Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research (ePOWER) (www.queensu.ca/epower).
Queen’s University is a campus with a global reputation in the heart of the vibrant Kingston community in the core of the Thousand Islands region of south-eastern Ontario. The Kingston region boasts a rich arts and cultural community including the Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts (http://www.theisabel.ca/performances). In addition to Queen’s University, the Kingston area is home to the DuPont Canada Research and Development Centre, Bombardier Transportation Transit Systems unit, St. Lawrence College, and the Royal Military College of Canada.
Additional information about Queen’s University, which may be of interest to prospective faculty members, can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.