A Global Centre of Excellence for Nanotechnology and its Applications

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is a University Research Centre, founded in 2008.

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  1. June 21, 2018International Workshop with German Research Institute WIN-CENIDE Group

    Thursday, June 21st marked the conclusion of a successful international workshop at the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN). For the past four days, representatives from the Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CENIDE) in Germany and WIN met to discuss opportunities for joint funding proposals and establishing student knowledge exchanges. 

  2. Mar. 29, 2018The University of Waterloo and Tsinghua University Open New Research CentreUniversity of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullaphur and Dean of Engineering Pearl Sullivan with there Chinese counterparts.

    Today University of Waterloo President, Dr. Feridun Hamdullahpur  and Tsinghua University Council Chairperson, Dr. Chen Xu, officially opened the Tsinghua University – University of Waterloo Joint Research Center for Micro-Nano Energy and Environment Technology (JCMEET).

  3. Mar. 2, 2018Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Executive Director Receives Prestigious Award in IndiaDr. Sushanta Mitra

    Dr. Sushanta Mitra, Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN), received the prestigious Hind Rattan Award (Jewel of India) from the non-resident persons of Indian origin (NRI) Welfare Society of India on February 21st. The Hind Rattan Award is one of the highest Indian diasporic awards.

    “It is a great honour to be recognized by the NRI Welfare Society of India. It is a truly humbling experience,” said Dr. Mitra.

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  1. Apr. 30, 2019WIN Distinguished Lecture Series: Precise Chemical, Physical, and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Dr. Paul WeissUC Presidential Chair and a distinguished professor of chemistry & biochemistry, bioengineering, and materials science & engineering at UCLA.

    Precise Chemical, Physical, and Electronic Nanoscale Contacts

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  2. May 9, 2019WIN Seminar Series: Hydrophobic Interactions in Water and Hydrophilic Interaction in Oil of Polymers, Emulsions and Bubbles

    Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Thursday May 9, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Hongbo Zeng from the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada. He will be speaking on "Hydrophobic Interactions in Water and Hydrophilic Interaction in Oil of Polymers, Emulsions and Bubbles".

  3. June 5 to 6, 2019International Symposium: Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to host an International Symposium on the Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology on June 5 and 6, 2019.

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