WIN Day 2023

Friday, June 2, 2023 8:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is excited to present the first ever WIN Day, on Friday, June 2, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in QNC 0101!

This day will be a great opportunity to learn about the latest research in nanotechnology, connect with fellow researchers, and celebrate the achievements of our community. 

The highlight of the day will be a talk from of our past WIN Rising Star Award winner, Letian Dou, Charles Davidson Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University. He will share insights on the latest trends in nanotechnology and his experiences as a young researcher. 

WIN Day 2023 Agenda




8:30 AM

Registration& Coffee

QNC 0101 

9:00 – 9:05 AM 

Territorial Acknowledgement and Welcoming Remarks 

Sushanta Mitra, Executive Director, WIN 

QNC 0101 

9:05 – 9:10 AM 

Opening Remarks from the Office of Research 

Bernard Duncker, Associate Vice President, Research and International, University of Waterloo 

9:10 – 9:50 AM 

WIN Rising Star Talk (Introduction by Sushanta Mitra) 

Letian Dou, Purdue University - 2023 Winner 

9:50 – 10:00 AM 

Morning Break

10:00 – 10:05 AM 

Welcome Address to WIN Members 

Sushanta Mitra, Executive Director, WIN 

10:05 – 10:10 AM 

Introduction of New WIN Member 

Elisabeth Prince, WIN Core Member 

10:10 – 10:15 AM 

Introduction of WIN Existing Member 

German Sciaini, WIN Core Member 

10:15 – 10:20 AM 

Quantum Nano Fabrication & Characterization Facility (QNFCF) 

Nathan Nelson – Fitzpatrick, Director QNFCF 

10:20 – 10:45 AM 

Research Programs & International Partnerships 

Lisa Pokrajac, WIN Assistant Director 

10:45 – 11:10 AM 

Business Development & Entrepreneurship 

Oleg Stukalov, Former WIN Business Development Manager 

11:10 – 11:20 AM 

Events & Community Engagement 

Kendra Goertz, WIN Operations & Marketing Coordinator 

11:20 – 11:35 AM 

Space Management by WIN 

Kyle Murphy, WIN Space Coordinator 

11:35 – 11:45 AM 

Budget Presentation 

Doreen White, Director of Operations, Office of Research  

11:45 – 11:55 AM 

Q&A Session with WIN Community 

Sushanta Mitra, WIN Executive Director 

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM 

Closing Remarks 

Bernard Duncker and Sushanta Mitra 

12:00 – 1:00 PM 

Networking Lunch

Poster presentation of seed funded projects 2018 – 2022

QNC 1st floor atrium 

For more details of the day, CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL PROGRAM