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The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

  1. Feb. 9, 2018Mass production of new class of semiconductors closer to reality Illustration of carbon nanotubes depositing on a surface with the help of the alignment relay technique.

    Two Waterloo chemists have made it easier for manufacturers to produce a new class of faster and cheaper semiconductors.

  2. Feb. 8, 2018Waterloo chemists compete to stay one step ahead of drug cheatsGerman Gomez-Rios in the lab.

    The Pawliszyn Research Lab is leading efforts to catch illicit drug use, creating a revolution in rapid on-site analytical technologies.

  3. Dec. 12, 2017Waterloo Chemists develop batteries to triple the range of electric vehiclesElectric car being charged.

    New research at the University of Waterloo could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles.

    The breakthrough involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery storage capacity.

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  1. Feb. 26, 2018Doctoral Seminar: Neil Raymond

    "Investigating nonadiabatic systems using path integral Monte Carlo and Gaussian mixture distributions"

    Supervisor:   P.N. Roy/M. Nooijen
    Location:      C2-278

  2. Feb. 26, 2018M.Sc. Thesis Defence - Liying Wang

    "Synthesis of Polylactide-block-Poly(L-Lysine) Block Copolymers"

    Location:     B1-266
    Supervisor:  M. Gauthier

  3. Feb. 27, 2018Master's Seminar: Aaron Leung

    "Synthesis and Characterization of Metal-Carbonyl Copolymers via Migration Insertion Polymerization"

    Supervisor:   X. Wang
    Location:      C2-361

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