University of Waterloo Research Partnering Event: Devices & Sensors
Wednesday June 18, 2014, 2-6 p.m.
Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) Room1501
Waterloo technologies are revolutionizing the development of sensors and devices and contributing to innovative solutions across health, medicine, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, food, water, environment, energy, cleantech, manufacturing, construction, software and more.
Join us to discover some of the amazing science and engineering underlying innovative devices and sensors and for the opportunity to network and explore collaboration opportunities.
Those in attendance have the chance to win a Jawbone UP24 fitness tracker!
2:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks
2:15 Researcher Presentations:
Optical Coherence Tomography for Biomedical Applications
Dr. Kostadinka Bizheva, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo
DNA-Based Biosensors for Environmental and Biomedical Analysis
Dr. Juewen Liu, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo
Embedding Optical Fibre Sensors Within Metallic Structures Using Multi-scale Additive Manufacturing
Dr. Ehsan Toyserkani, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo
3:00 Company Presentations:
Environmental Applications of Devices and Sensors
Dr. Todd McAlary, Practice Leader, Vapor Intrusion, Geosyntec Consultants Inc.
Optical nanosensors enabling affordable diagnostics
Ryan Denomme, Founder and CEO, Nicoya Lifesciences
Spectroscopy: from lab to industry
Olga Pawluczyk, President and CEO, P&P Optica
3:45 OCE Partnership Programs:
Dr. Ken Schultz, Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)
4:00 Closing Remarks & Open Showcase:
Posters, Demos and Networking Reception