Saturday, November 23, 2019 — 9:15 AM to Sunday, November 24, 2019 — 1:15 PM EST

Explore possibilities in the Nanoscale

On November 23 and 24, 2019, the Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference (WNC) will celebrate its 5th anniversary bringing together students, employers, researchers, and entrepreneurs around a common interest in nanotechnology. Join them, as they expand into a two-day conference to explore how nanotechnology is used in industry, its advances in innovative research, and its use to power new ventures.

What is WNC?

Friday, November 22, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Chemistry on Friday November 17, 2019 for a guest lecture by Zachary Hudson, PhD, Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Chemistry at the University of British Columbia. He will be speaking on "Mutliblock Nanofibers from Organic Electronic Materials".

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Thursday, October 31, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Federico Rosei, Canada Research Chair in Nanostructured Materials and a distinguished professor at Institut national de la recherche scientifique.

Multifunctional Materials for Emerging Technologies

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Monday, October 21, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Faculty of Engineering are pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Wallace Leung, Chair Professor of Innovative Products and Technologies and a distinguished professor of mechanical engineering at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Novel Nanofiber Technologies for Energy and Environment

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 for a guest lecture by Seonghwan Kim, Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Calgary. He will be speaking on "Recent progress on the development of multi-modal chemical sensors with metal-organic frameworks".

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Thursday, October 3, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Discover the value of engineering graduate studies

If you are thinking about graduate school, this is your opportunity to connect with representatives from Canada's top engineering schools!

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 — 2:30 PM EDT

A Monochromatic Atom-wide Electron Probe for Nanoscale Materials Excitations

Maureen Joel Lagos
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy
McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
2:30 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

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Monday, September 30, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology on Monday, September 20, 2019 for a industry seminar by Professor Ronald Li, Co-founder and CEO of Novoheart. He will be speaking on "Advances of Stem Cell Biotechnology for Development of Bio-artificial Human Heart".

Thursday, September 26, 2019 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy (WISE) will be hosting their WISE Energy Day 2019 on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Federation Hall of UWaterloo. Head over to their website for full event details and to register!

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Interested in pursuing a Master's or PhD after graduation? Want to learn more about what graduate studies is really like? 

Monday, September 9, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Graduate Student Society is holding their annual BBQ on Monday, September 9th on the QNC 3rd floor patio. Come out to meet new WIN graduate students, socialize and enjoy free burgers! There will be vegetarian options.

Please see the following link for food options so they can ensure they have enough for everyone: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YGYKKDF 

Thursday, September 5, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Thursday, September 5, 2019 for a guest lecture by Jian Ji, Professor in the Department of Polymer Science and Engineering at Zhejiang University. He will be speaking on "Surface Engineering of Biomedical Materials via Bio-Inspired Strategy". [Poster]

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Monday, July 29, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

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. He will be speaking on "Gyrotropic Graphene and Substrate Models, and Faraday Rotation with Nonreciprocal Quasi-Two-Dimensional Structures". [Poster]

Monday, July 15, 2019 — 3:30 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on Monday, July 15, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Sven Achenbach from the University of Saskatchewan. He will be speaking on "High Aspect Ratio Polymer and Metal Patterning at the Synchrotron Laboratory for Micro and Nano Devices (SyLMAND), Canadian Light Source". [Poster]

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Thursday, July 4, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Systems Design Engineering on Thursday, July 4, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Fadi Alsaleem, Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 — 11:00 AM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Department of Chemical Engineering on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Edward Roberts, Professor and Associate Head Research at the University of Calgary. He will be speaking on "Doped Carbon and Graphene Materials for Electrochemical Applications". [Poster]

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (all day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (all day)
Thursday, May 30, 2019 — 10:00 AM EDT

High-performance Backplane Devices for LED Video Walls

Dr. Doug Dykaar

Founder of DifTek Lasers Inc.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Thursday, May 16, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Paul Simmonds from the Department of Physics, Micron School of Materials Science and Engineering and Boise State University. He will be speaking on "Tensile-strained Self-assembly of Quantum dots for Entangled Photon Sources and Band Structure Engineering".

Thursday, May 9, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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".

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 — 2:00 PM EDT

New Concepts In Nitride Light Emitters

Dr. Henryk Turski

Institute of High Pressure Physics Polish Academy of Sciences “UNIPRESS” in Warsaw, Poland

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

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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Friday, April 12, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Monday, April 12, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Kui Jiao from the State key Laboratory of Engines and vice dean of School of Mechanical Engineering at the Tianjin University, China. He will be speaking on "Multiphase multi-scale transport in proton exchange membrane fuel cell and development of simulation tools".

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Monday, April 8, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Monday, April 8, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Atsushi Takahara from the Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, WPI I2CNER, Kyushu University, Japan. He will be speaking on "Surface and Interface Characteristics of Polyelectrolyte Brushes".

Thursday, April 4, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Please join the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology on Thursday, April 4, 2019 for a guest lecture by Dr. Ye Tao from the Advanced Electronics and Photonics Research Centre, National Research Council Canada. He will be speaking on "Printed Electronics and Its Role in the Development of Battery-Free Sensors."

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