Thursday, June 23, 2022

WIN Member amoung seven Waterloo faculty members elected as Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Seven University of Waterloo faculty members spanning the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics, and Environment, have been elected as Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), including WIN Member Professor Karim Sallaudin Karim.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

WIN Member Anna Klinkova named recipient of Early Researcher Award

Eight University of Waterloo researchers, including WIN member Anna Klinkova, have received Early Researcher Awards worth $1.12 million. The program, administered through the province of Ontario, assists recently appointed researchers to build their research teams. Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University. 

Thursday, June 9, 2022

WIN Member Michael Pope receives $1.65M commitment from NSERC

Article from Brian Caldwell, Faculty of Engineering (see original article)

Funding the Future of 2D Materials 

International training program gets the green light ith $1.65-million commitment from NSERC

A key puzzle piece fell into place today with the announcement of $1.65 million in federal funding for a joint training program involving the University of Waterloo and partners in Germany.

Monday, April 4, 2022

WI/WIN Seed Grant Recipients Announced

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The Water Institute (WI) and the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) are pleased to announce that four research teams have been awarded funding in their inaugural joint seed grant competition.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Linda Nazar discovers new electrolyte for solid-state lithium-ion batteries

In the quest for the perfect battery, scientists have two primary goals: create a device that can store a great deal of energy and do it safely. Many batteries contain liquid electrolytes, which are potentially flammable.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Congratulations to WIN Members!

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E.W.R. Steacie Award

WIN member Linda F. Nazar, a professor in the department of Chemistry, is this year’s E.W.R. Steacie Award. The award is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to chemistry while working in Canada.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) Leads Actions to Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The University of Waterloo’s Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is, with a number of its international partners, leading action on ways in which nanotechnology expertise in higher education can advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). These actions have been primarily identified as the development of talent, the advancement of research for global impact, and the promotion of sustainable and diverse communities.

Monday, January 24, 2022

Vaccine Interactive Game

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Partnership with Games Institute, Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Games group and WIN

The Waterloo Insitute partnered with the Games Institute and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Games group to create a game to explain how nanotechnology vaccines work.

This game explains how the Covid 19 virus is transmitted and how vaccines that have been created work to combat the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid 19. 

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

2021 WIN Rising Star Recipients Announced

2021 WIN Rising Star Award Announcement

As Canada’s largest nanotechnology institute, committed to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) actively celebrates emerging leaders in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

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