Ontario Professional Engineering Association award for prof

Thursday, May 16, 2024

Dr. Boxin Zhao has been awarded the 2024 Ontario Professional Engineering Association (OPEA) Research and Development Engineering Medal.

The award is given to individuals who have advanced engineering knowledge and developed useful and novel applications.

Zhao's research focuses on innovative soft matter engineering and bionanomaterials with the aim of advancing sustainable manufacturing. This includes the development of smart polymers, advanced adhesives, and coating materials.

"Receiving this award is valuable feedback that the work my research group is engaged in is useful, impactful, and contributing to society,” says Zhao, who is University of Waterloo Endowed Chair in Nanotechnology Engineering.

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