A Global Centre of Excellence for Nanotechnology and its Applications

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) was featured on MRS TV. WIN Executive Director, Arthur Carty, gave an overview of the institute, followed by interviews with WIN researchers - Zbig Wasilewski, William Wong, Linda Nazar, Frank Gu - and WIN industry partner, EcoSynthetix Inc.

  1. Sept. 30, 2016Conclusion of this year's WIN-MISMap Grad Exchange

    Interim WIN Director Dr. Kleinke (right) says good-bye and thanks to Wojciech Wegner, Ph.D. student from Warsaw (left).

  2. Sept. 20, 2016WIN member receives $3 million for battery research

    Professor Zongwei Chen, Director of Collaborative Graduate Program in Nanotechnology and Canada Research Chair in Advanced Materials for Clean Energy, will be co-developing a new kind of lithium-ion battery that may be on the market in three to four years. It will be safer and cheaper than contemporary Li+ batteries and will allow an electric car to travel up to 500 km on a single charge.

    Newtech Power Inc. has granted Dr. Chen $3 million in funding to further his work.

  3. Sept. 14, 2016Holger Kleinke named Interim Executive Director of WIN

    “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Holger Kleinke as Interim Executive Director, WIN, for a one-year term beginning September 8, 2016,” wrote Vice-President, University Research D. George Dixon in a memo circulated last week.

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  1. Nov. 3, 2016WIN Seminar - Professor Ayse Turak "Solution processed nanoparticles for interfacial engineering in organic photovoltaics"

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Ayse Turak, from the Department of Engineering Physics, McMaster University Ontario, Canada

  2. Nov. 4, 2016IBMB-WIN Joint Seminar - Professor John Katsaras "Model Membranes, Living Organisms and Lateral Membrane Organization"

    The Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IBMB) and Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor John  Katsaras from the Biological Systems Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. 

  3. Nov. 12, 2016Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference 2016WUNC 2016

    Call for Poster Abstracts (DUE OCT 16, 2016)

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Michael Pope
Professor, Chemical Engineering

Research interests: directed assembly of graphene-based nanocomposites; supercapacitors; next generation batteries; electrochemical sensors, electrocatalysts; thin films and membranes