Friday, December 4, 2015

The First Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference

Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference (WUNC) Organizing Team (left to right): Thomas Storwick, Mayuran Saravanapavanantham, Akshayaa Govindan, Alisha Bhanji, Jatin Patil and Irene Lau

Organized by Waterloo Nanotechnology Engineering undergraduate students and supported by the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and the Faculties of Engineering and Science, the first nanotechnology undergraduate conference (WUNC) provided an exciting and inspiring look at the future of nanotechnology research and its place in industry and society.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Researchers find new, inexpensive way to clean water from oil sands production

 

Tim Leshuk, University of Waterloo. (Photo credit: Light Imaging)

Researchers have developed a process to remove contaminants from oil sands wastewater using only sunlight and nanoparticles that is more effective and inexpensive than conventional treatment methods.

Friday, July 3, 2015

4th SUN-WIN-SIP Executive Council Meeting

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) Executive Director, Arthur Carty, travelled to Soochow University 22-24 June 2015 to participated in the 4th Executive Council Meeting of the Soochow University Nanotechnology – Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology – Suzhou Industrial Park (SUN-WIN-SIP) Research Institute.

Monday, June 1, 2015

WIN student wins Sanofi BioGENEius Best Possibility for Commercialisation Award

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology co-op student Zhenle Cao wins the "Best Possibility for Commercialisation" award at the 2014 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge, Southwestern Ontario regional competition, for his project on "Novel Cellulose Nanocrystal Drug Delivery System for Environmentally Friendly Veterinary Applications".

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Nazar Group discovers key reaction mechanism behind the highly touted sodium-oxygen battery

Diagram of how the proton phase catalyst helps make the sodium-oxygen battery work

Chemists at the University of Waterloo have discovered the key reaction that takes place in sodium-air batteries that could pave the way for development of the so-called holy grail of electrochemical energy storage.

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