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. Feb. 12, 2016WIN Executive Director Arthur Carty named AAAS Fellow

    Professor Carty receiving the fellowship rosetteProfessor Arthur Carty receiving the fellowship rosette at the Fellows Forum during the AAAS Annual Meeting.

    Professor Arthur Carty, Inaugural Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, has been honoured as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Carty will be officially inducted as a Fellow at the 2016 AAAS Annual Meeting on February 13th in Washington, DC.

  2. Dec. 4, 2015The First Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference

    Photo of students at the Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology ConferenceWaterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference (WUNC) Organizing Team (left to right): Thomas Storwick, Mayuran Saravanapavanantham, Akshayaa Govindan, Alisha Bhanji, Jatin Patil and Irene Lau

    Organized by Waterloo Nanotechnology Engineering undergraduate students and supported by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Faculties of Engineering and Science, the first nanotechnology undergraduate conference (WUNC) provided an exciting and inspiring look at the future of nanotechnology research and its place in industry and society.

  3. Nov. 23, 2015Researchers find new, inexpensive way to clean water from oil sands production

    Tim Leshuk with beakers of waterTim Leshuk, University of Waterloo. (Photo credit: Light Imaging)

    Researchers have developed a process to remove contaminants from oil sands wastewater using only sunlight and nanoparticles that is more effective and inexpensive than conventional treatment methods.

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Jean Duhamel
Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: characterization and modeling of polymers; colloidal particles and chain folding using fluorescence