News archive - February 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Linda Nazar discovers new electrolyte for solid-state lithium-ion batteries

In the quest for the perfect battery, scientists have two primary goals: create a device that can store a great deal of energy and do it safely. Many batteries contain liquid electrolytes, which are potentially flammable.

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Congratulations to WIN Members!

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E.W.R. Steacie Award

WIN member Linda F. Nazar, a professor in the department of Chemistry, is this year’s E.W.R. Steacie Award. The award is presented to a scientist who has made a distinguished contribution to chemistry while working in Canada.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) Leads Actions to Advance United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs)

The University of Waterloo’s Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is, with a number of its international partners, leading action on ways in which nanotechnology expertise in higher education can advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). These actions have been primarily identified as the development of talent, the advancement of research for global impact, and the promotion of sustainable and diverse communities.