Information for Prospective Students

Graduate Openings

Currently there are openings for research projects at both the master’s and doctoral level in the following general areas:

  • Warm mix technology;
  • Rubberized asphalt cement and mixture testing;
  • Asphalt cement and mixture aging;
  • Asphalt cement modifications;
  • Studies on anti-oxidants and dispersants;
  • Exudation studies;
  • Air rectified and air blown asphalt cements; and
  • Structure-property relationships.

Prospective students are encouraged to contact Professor Hesp. Accepted graduate students are guaranteed a full stipend of $22,000 per year for the duration of their program, which is normally 2 years for the MSc and 4 years for the PhD. Stipends are $28,000 per year for international students to offset their higher fees. For further information and to start an application please visit the Department of Chemistry website at www.chem.queensu.ca/grad/prospective.

Undergraduate Openings

There are often undergraduate openings available during fall and winter terms on a part-time basis and during summer on a full-time basis. The following programs are used regularly for the employment of Queen’s undergraduate students:

Follow the above links for more information about these opportunities or contact Professor Hesp directly.