Contact Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology
Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, Room 3606
University of Waterloo
200 University Ave. W.
Waterloo, ON. N2L 3G1
+1 519 888 4567, ext.38654
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.
- Sep. 30, 2016
- Sep. 20, 2016
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.
- Sep. 14, 2016
“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.
- Feb. 7 to Apr. 18, 2017The WIN Nano Graduate Student Seminar Series provides an opportunity for nanotechnology graduate students of WIN members to present and disucss their research, to help foster knowledge exchange and dialogue between researchers across disciplines.
February 7, 2017
"Corrosion Study of Silver Nanowires
- Apr. 3, 2017
Find out how your team can go from idea to funding in this "how to" session. Lyon Wong, Spectrum 28, outlines the steps to getting funded. Select teams are interviewed and funding readiness issues examined. It's two hours of "hands-on, how-to" knowledge involving real startups who are looking for funding.
- Apr. 10, 2017
The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Shuit-Tong Lee, Founding Director of Institute of Functional Nano & Soft Materials (FUNSOM) and Chair Professor, Soochow University, China.
Lecture: 10:30-11:30 am
Reception to follow.