Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Cheap, clean fuel cells could replace gasoline engines

Researchers at Waterloo Engineering have dramatically improved the durability of fuel cells, paving the way for the clean technology to replace gasoline engines in vehicles.

Making fuel cells last at least 10 times longer means they could be simplified and produced at a far lower cost. If mass-produced, that would make them economically practical to power cars and trucks.

Monday, May 6, 2019

WIN member awarded over $750K to partner with industry on strategic research

Department of Chemistry Professor and WIN member Pavle Radovanovic is one of six University of Waterloo researchers who are receiving a total of $3.8 million to collaborate with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Researchers awarded $1.9M for strategic projects

Three professors at Waterloo Engineering have been awarded a total of almost $1.9 million in funding to collaborate with Canadian-based companies and government organizations on strategic research projects.

Thursday, May 2, 2019

WIN member combines new medical device technology with old medications to combat HIV

36.9 million people worldwide were living with HIV in 2017. In the same year, 1.8 million people became infected and 940,000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses. Despite the existence of antiretroviral therapy to treat HIV, the disease continues to exact a staggering cost on human life, so much so that combatting HIV and AIDS is one of the United Nations Sustainable Development goals for health. 

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