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Recent Graduate Receives Best Thesis Award - ARMA

Congratulations to recent MSc graduate, Andrew Leriche, who received the best thesis award from the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA).

Andrew received the award for his thesis titled, "Stress Estimation From Borehole Scans For Prediction Of Excavation Overbreak In Brittle Rock". Andrew was co-supervised by Dr. Kalenchuk of MDEng and Dr. Mark Deiderichs of Queen's University

Further information can be found on the ARMA website.

Congratulations Andrew!

Steve Rose, In Memoriam

View the obituary in the Kingston Whig Standard

Shortly before 4:00pm on Friday, June 29th, Steven Vincent Rose passed peacefully at home surrounded by his wife and children.

Steve was a loving husband, father, son, brother, mentor, and friend to many throughout his life. Steve grew up as a frequent traveler, with his father’s work taking the Rose family through Belgium, France, South Africa, and England before Steve spent his Grade 13 studying (and playing semi-professional rugby) in Switzerland.

Steve attended Queen’s University for his Bachelors...

Ottawa Alumni Reception

Join us on Wednesday, April 18 for our first ever Ottawa based alumni reception! The Head of Department, Vicki Remenda will be there, as well as Maraika De Groot with the MEERL Professional Master's program. So stop in for some hors d'oeuvres, grab a drink, reconnect with other Geological Science and Geological Engineering graduates, and make some new acquaintances!

Date: Wednesday, April 18
Time: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Craft Beer Market
975 Bank Street, Ottawa, ON
We look forward to seeing you there!

Dr. Helmstaedt Awarded 2018 CFES Mentorship Medal

Congratulations to Dr. Herb Helmstaedt, Professor Emeritus, who has been awarded the 2018 CFES Mentorship Medal from the Canadian Federation of Earth Sciences. This award recognizes the sustained and inspirational mentorship of colleagues and employees including peers, graduate students, undergraduate students and technicians. The sole criterion for the award is excellence in mentoring over a sustained period of time.

Further information can be found on the CFES website.

Congratulations Dr. Helmstaedt!