Events - December 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST

You're invited to join the Department of Chemical Engineerig for a seminar by Dr. Jose Moran-Mirabal, an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at McMaster University, and the Canada Research Chair in Micro and Nanostructured Materials. 

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 8:30 AM EST

You are welcome to join the department as Nathan Grishkewich defends his PhD thesis, which explores the synthesis of new cellulose nanomaterials nanocomposites tailored towards advanced water treatment operations, and the construction and evaluation of continuous water treatment processes utilizing cellulose nanomaterials nanocomposites.

Friday, December 13, 2019 — 2:00 PM EST

Join João B. P. Soares, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, for a 360˚ look into the publishing world of scholarly and technical papers.

Friday, December 13, 2019 — 1:30 PM EST

You are welcome to attend Zachary Cano's PhD defence, in which he will discuss his research into the viability of zinc-air batteries in electric vehicles, including the investigation of the use of nickel-based air electrodes.

Friday, December 13, 2019 — 10:00 AM EST

Please join us as Dr. Steen Schougaard discusses the critical sub-processes of lithium-ion battery charging and discharging, some recent advances towards characterizing them and the opportunity for further discovery.

Friday, December 13, 2019 — 9:15 AM EST

You are welcome to attend Moon Gyu Park's PhD defence, in which they will discuss the use of bifunctional oxygen catalysts to enhance Zn-air battery performances.

Thursday, December 12, 2019 — 11:00 AM EST

You are welcome to attend Dinesha Ganesarajan's MASc oral exam, where they will discuss their research into engineered-polysaccharide reinforced hybrid composites for automotive applications.

Monday, December 9, 2019 — 1:00 PM EST

You are invited to attend Mei Han's MASc oral exam, where they will discuss their research into strategies to improve the electrochemical performance of vanadium-based electrodes in rechargeable aqueous zinc-ion batteries.

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 4:00 PM EST

Join the Department of Chemical Engineering for a seminar by Dr. Yuyan Shao on the use of platinum group metal-free electrocatalysts to meet the global demand for renewable energy.

Friday, December 6, 2019 — 9:00 AM EST

You are welcome to attend Pan Xu's PhD defence, in which they will discuss their research into platinum group metal-free (PGM-free) catalyst synthesis for the oxygen reduction reaction in proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells.

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Come listen to some fresh tunes while you relax and study.

Players of all levels and backgrounds are welcome -- share the music you love with us.

Monday, December 2, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Cassie Myers, Folake Owodunni and Cole Powers headshots

Join us at the Conrad School for engaging and informative roundtable discussions with founders from the University of Waterloo startup community.

Thursday, December 5, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Greenhouse social impact showcase flyer

Join us at the Social Impact Showcase on December 5th, where we will be celebrating the diversity of our GreenHouse innovators and their journeys in social innovation and entrepreneurship. We will be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will be sharing their stories.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Hult prize finals flyer

Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 120 plus countries.

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