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 Centre
    University 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 India
    Dr. 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. July 29, 2019WIN and the Department of Applied Mathematics Joint Seminar: Gyrotropic Graphene and Substrate Models, and Faraday Rotation with Nonreciprocal Quasi-Two-Dimensional Structures

    Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Applied Mathematics on Thursday, July 29, 2019 for a guest lecture by George W. Hanson, PhD, Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Meet our people

Anna Klinkova

Anna Klinkova

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Research interests: nanocrystal synthesis, nanocatalysis, CO2 electroreduction, organic electrochemistry, nanomaterials for alternative energy, self-assembly, plasmonics