Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn honoured with the Chemical Institute of Canada Medal

Dr. Janusz Pawliszyn received the Chemical Institute of Canada Medal for his outstanding contribution to the science of chemistry in Canada. Sponsored by the Chemical Institute of Chemistry, the CIC Medal is their top award.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Pavle Radovanovic, Professor and WIN Member, honoured with the 2023 Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry award

Dr. Pavle Radovanovic won the 2023 Award for Research Excellence in Materials Chemistry from the national Canadian Society for Chemistry. The award acknowledges his outstanding contribution to materials chemistry.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Dr. Zhongwei Chen, Professor and WIN Member, leads research team towards closing the carbon cycle

Professor Zhongwei Chen and his research team continue to advance toward closing the carbon cycle.

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

University of Waterloo methane researchers team up in urgent battle against climate change

By Brian Caldwell
Faculty of Engineering

Those spectacular shooting flames associated with oil and gas production aren’t doing a good enough job of protecting the environment.

Known as flares, they play an important role in the reduction of greenhouse gases fueling climate change by converting methane that would otherwise be released into the atmosphere into much less harmful carbon dioxide (CO2).

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Professor and WIN member, Alfred Yu honoured for contributions to engineering


A professor at Waterloo Engineering has been named a fellowship inductee by Canada’s longest-standing engineering society.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Tiny patch would give diabetics painless glucose monitoring

University of Waterloo researchers are developing a new patch that would offer diabetics an affordable, accurate, pain-free, round-the-clock alternative to traditional tests that require pricking a finger for a blood sample every few hours.

And to make it even more user-friendly, potentially life-saving readings from the patch would be transmitted to people’s smartphones.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Kevin Musselman named new endowed chair in nanotechnology

Dr. Kevin Musselman has been announced as a new endowed chair at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Norman Zhou wins prestigious Synergy Award for Innovation from NSERC

Motivated by an innate sense of curiosity, WIN member Dr. Norman Zhou has made significant contributions in many areas of engineering over the past 24 years.

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Shirley Tang named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women

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Nanochemist Shirley Tang has been named among the top 100 most powerful women in Canada for her research impact and empowering women in STEM. The annual rankings were released today by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).

Monday, October 17, 2022

On-site reactors could affordably turn CO2 into valuable chemicals

New technology developed at the University of Waterloo could make a significant difference in the fight against climate change by affordably converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and other valuable chemicals on an industrial scale.