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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Waterloo graduate student earns Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal

Feridun Hamdullahpur and German Gomez-Rios

The University of Waterloo is proud to announce that one of its former Department of Chemistry students, German Augusto Gómez-Rios, will receive one of Canada’s most prestigious academic awards at Spring convocation: the Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Collaborative Timeline of Elements project

Timeline of the elements concept poster.

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, and the Faculty of Science is celebrating by creating a new Timeline of Elements. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Centre for Teaching Excellence honours Jake Fisher with 2018 Distinguished Teacher Award

Jake Fisher, a Lab Instructor in the Department of Chemistry has been chosen as one of four recipients of this year’s Distinguished Teaching Awards by the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

Friday, May 11, 2018

Waterloo chemists create faster and more efficient way to process information

Pavle Radovanovic.

University of Waterloo chemists have discovered that light can induce magnetization in certain semiconductors – the standard class of materials at the heart of all computing devices today.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Cheaper and easier way found to make plastic semiconductors

An illustration of a flexible, plastic solar cell.

Cheap, flexible and sustainable plastic semiconductors will soon be a reality thanks to a breakthrough by chemists at the University of Waterloo.

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