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. Oct. 5, 2016Stop and Talk with President Feridun Hamdullahpur

    Come to "Stop and Talk", a chance to chat with President Feridun Hamdullahpur in the Great Hall of the Student Life Centre (SLC). There's no agenda or formal remarks, just a chance to connect and talk about how your term is going and anything else that's on your mind.

  2. Oct. 6, 2016WIN Seminar - Professor Leslie Yeo "Acoustofluidics: Manipulating Fluids at the Microscale and Nanoscale for Biomedical Applications"

    The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a seminar by Professor Leslie Yeo, from Micro/Nanophysics Research Laboratory, School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

  3. Oct. 13, 2016Information Session: Waterloo Engineering Spectrum 28 Student Venture Program

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Melanie Campbell
Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Research interests: optical properties of the eye; refractive properties of the crystalline confocal laser scanning; macroscopy​