A Global Centre of Excellence for Nanotechnology and its Applications

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

400estimated total number of graduate students241occupants in the QNC

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84members across4research theme areas

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6distinguished lectures18seminars21graduate student seminars

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  1. Aug. 2, 2017UW hires former AVP Research as new Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN)

    UW hires former AVP Research as new Executive Director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN)

    The University of Waterloo conducted a global search with the help of Odgers Berndtson to appoint the next Executive Director for the Waterloo Institute for Nanotech

  2. Sep. 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).

  3. Sep. 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.

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  1. Aug. 24, 2017WIN Seminar - Professor Hao Zeng: "Chalcogenide Compounds- A Magical Class of Functional Materials"

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Hao Zeng, from the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York Buffalo.

    Chalcogenide Compounds- A Magical Class of Functional Materials

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Shirley Tang

Shirley Tang

Professor, Chemistry; Director, Nanotechnology Engineering Undergraduate Program

Research interests: nanomaterials and devices for biology and medicine; bio-molecule assisted nanomaterial self-assembly