DEPARTMENT OF

Geological Sciences and

Geological Engineering

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Student Spotlights


Student Spotlights highlight the individualized paths that both undergraduate and graduate students from the department take.
If you would like to nominate someone for a student spotlight, please contact Lorna Dumond.

Undergraduate Spotlights

Michael D'Souza Geological Engineering

Hometown: Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

"...after being enticed with a life of engaging work and global travel, Geological Engineering seemed like a great option"

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Thomas Macgowan Geological Engineering

Hometown: Vancouver, B.C.

"I probably knew from about the age of 5 that I wanted to be an engineer..."

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Emma Percy Geological Sciences

Hometown: Whitby, Ontario

"I instantly fell in love with geology and have never looked back"

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Nick Castel Environmental Geology

Hometown: Orangeville, Ontario

"I can safely say becoming a part of Geology has been the best decision I’ve made at Queen's!"

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Rachel Kim GeoEng

Hometown: Richmond Hill, Ontario

"I chose Geological Engineering as my discipline because it appealed the most to my interests, both academic and extra-curricular." 

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Graduate Spotlights

Jennifer Bentz

Hometown: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

"There is something truly satisfying about contributing to the global pool of scientific knowledge, no matter how small your contribution may seem."

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Lindsay Waffle

Hometown: Huntsville, Ontario

"I was drawn to the independence and the creativity that graduate studies would provide..."

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Ted Matheson

Hometown: Mississauga, Ontario

"If geology has taught me anything it is that the world is a beautiful place and there is always something new to explore."

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Jeffrey Oke

Hometown: Grand Bend, Ontario

"I wanted a challenge and saw geomechanical engineering as the answer"

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Michelle van der Pouw Kraan

Hometown: Pitt Meadows, BC

"I’ve always wanted to do a masters, in order to further build on my rock mechanics and tunneling education..."

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