Wednesday, January 15, 2020 — 9:00 AM EST

Please join the department as Jun Geun Um defends their PhD thesis on the fabrication of polyurethane/graphene composites via in-situ polymerization and their application to protect steel pipes against corrosive agents in the oil and gas industries.

Thursday, January 9, 2020 — 1:00 PM EST

You are welcome to attend Silu Chen's PhD defense, when they will discuss the use of pebax-based composite membranes for carbon capture.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 — 10:00 AM EST

You are invited to attend Ehsan Haghi's PhD defense, where he will discuss his research on the the use of game theory to analyze energy systems.

Thursday, December 17, 2020 — 9:30 AM EST

During a closed comprehensive oral exam, Seyedeh Sara Haghayegh Khorasani will discuss the research they are conducting under the supervision of Professor Marc Aucoin.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 — 9:00 AM EST

In a closed exam, Yi Wang will discuss the research they are conducting under the supervision of Professor Michael Tam. 

Friday, December 4, 2020 — 10:30 AM EST
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Canada changed forever on December 6, 1989 when 14 young women were murdered in a gender-based act of violence at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. 
Thursday, December 3, 2020 — 1:30 PM EST

The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomes you to hear Professor Boxin Zhao and his former students, PhD graduates Fut (Kuo) Yang and Aleksander Cholewinski, discuss their innovation: a hybrid material composed of a polymer impregnated with a supercooled salt solution, termed sal-gel, that assumes two distinct but stable solid states under the same range of temperatures and pressure.

Saturday, November 28, 2020 (all day)

On Saturday, November 28, the sixth annual Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference (WNC) will bring together students, employers, researchers and entrepreneurs to discuss the exciting future of nanotechnology. This virtual event provides an exclusive opportunity to learn about careers, opportunities and resources in the world of nanotechnology.

All students (high school, university, college and graduate) and industry professionals are welcome to join us as we explore three unique aspects of nanotechnology: health, environment and information.

Thursday, November 26, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department. 

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Renison Workshop: Entrepreneurship 101

Interested in learning the essentials of entrepreneurship?

In partnership with Entrepreneurship Society and Renison University College, join us at a Renison Workshop: Entrepreneurship 101 session to learn how to find the right problem and right solution from Conrad School Lecturer, David Rose. 

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 — 12:00 PM to Friday, November 27, 2020 — 1:15 PM EST

The Conrad School is hosting a Speakers' Series as part of the annual Women Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration.

Join us virtually on any of the following dates and times:

Tuesday, November 24th, between 12:00 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 26th, between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Friday, November 27th, between 12:30 p.m. and 1:15 p.m.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 — 9:00 AM EST
Professor Eliza Fong at the the N.1 Institute for Health, National University of Singapore

The Department of Chemical Engineering is pleased to welcome you to hear Professor Eliza Fong discuss her work leveraging biomaterials engineering to build in vitro patient tumors that more closely reflect critical cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions in the tumor microenvironment. She will describe how growing cells in the third dimension influences the cancer cell phenotype and changes drug sensitivity. Her research will improve therapeutic opportunities for cancer patients.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 5:00 PM to Friday, November 20, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST

On the 19-20th November, 2020, the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) will host the “International Workshop on Nanotechnology for a Sustainable Future”.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EST
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This one-hour online webinar info session will focus on application and admission for international students. International academic equivalencies and English Language Proficiency (ELP) will be discussed in detail.

Monday, November 16, 2020 — 12:00 PM to Friday, November 20, 2020 — 12:45 PM EST

The Conrad School is hosting a lunch hour Speakers' Series as part of the annual Global Entrepreneurship Week 2020 global awareness and celebration. Please join us to hear 30-45-minute presentations covering entrepreneurship topics.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 — 3:30 PM EST

Please join us to hear a webinar by Professor Alison Scott (PhD ‘19), winner of the 2020 Park and Veva Reilly ChE Medal for Proficiency in Research. She will discuss her work on a general framework for the design of polymeric materials, which maximizes experimental resources and optimizes the resulting polymer product’s suitability for its intended application. Professor Scott will discuss two distinct (yet related) case studies to demonstrate that the framework can be useful in many industries and applications and for any type of polymeric material.

Monday, November 2, 2020 — 6:00 PM to Monday, November 23, 2020 — 7:30 PM EST

Register for this FREE, 4-week Mental Toughness program (1 virtual workshop/week on Mondays 6:00-7:30 pm, starting November 2, 2020).  The program is tailored for women-identifying students, where you will learn how to cope with the stress and anxiety you face from living your life as a student, how to budget properly so that you can have financial freedom later, what skills you need to develop to become the leader you want to be (and how to develop them), and the truth behind health, nutrition and your body weight. 

Register now

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Join us to learn more about the exciting research being conducted by masters students in the Chemical Engineering department. 

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Hult Prize 2021 Challenge, food for good

Get ready for Hult 2021! It’s been a unique year so far but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a global grand prize of $1 million USD! Please register to join us at our Kick-Off event.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 — 11:00 AM EDT

Please join us to hear Professor Bruno Blais from École Polytechnique speak about his research group’s initiatives to leverage high-performance computing, computational fluid dynamics and the discrete element method to help optimize and intensify chemical processes.

Friday, October 23, 2020 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 4:45 PM EDT
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This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — 11:00 AM to Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 6:00 PM EDT

Join our virtual graduate studies “Ask Me Anything” events for each of our six departments (plus Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business to learn about our MBET program) and have your questions about graduate studies answered by current students, faculty, and admissions experts!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools! Learn how a graduate degree can move your career forward!

Connect with Canada’s leading engineering schools at the upcoming Canadian
Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) Virtual Fair.

Saturday, October 3, 2020 — 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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Prospective students from across Canada will have the opportunity to learn more about everything Waterloo has to offer.
Saturday, September 26, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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