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News archive - August 2020

Monday, August 24, 2020

WIN Member Derek Schipper's Canada Research Chair renewed

Innovation, research and discovery are key factors in maintaining and growing Canada’s socio-economic well-being, to benefit all Canadians. The Canada Research Chair Program is investing $140 million toward 182 new and renewed Chairs at 34 institutions. The University of Waterloo had three chairs renewed, including Chemistry's Derek Schipper.

Derek Schipper, Canada Research Chair in Organic Material Synthesis

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Smallest AFM in the World

Since its inception in the 1980s, the atomic force microscope (AFM) has become a workhorse for nanoscience and nanotechnology researchers. At the core of any AFM are piezoelectric scanners, an ultra-sharp stylus tip, and sensing system.

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