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News archive - 2012

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

WIN Member Nasser Abukhdeir Awarded JSPS Invited Fellowship for Research in Japan

Prof. Abukhdeir was awarded a Invitation Fellowship by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). From mid-June through July of this year he has worked with Dr. Jun-ichi Fukuda at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tsukuba, Japan's "Science City." Dr.

Friday, June 1, 2012

Prof. Marc Aucoin featured in ACCN, Canadian Chemical News

One of WIN members, Prof. Marc Aucoin, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, is featured in the June 2012 issue of ACCN, Canadian Chemical News.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Nano 101

Nano 101

Tiny titans – the future is nano


By Patricia Bow, University of Waterloo Magazine

Nanotechnology. It’s so hot it sizzles. Even distinguished scientists discussing the potential impact of this new technology sound like excited children on Christmas morning.

"Nanotechnology has given us the tools to play with the ultimate toy box of nature–atoms and molecules," says Nobel laureate Horst Stormer.

Everything is made from it. The possibilities to create new things appear limitless.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Fighting tuberculosis - Times of India

Karim S Karim, Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, has received a $100,000 grant to pursue research on tuberculosis detection. He speaks to Malini Sen about his invention.

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