Monday, October 17, 2022

On-site reactors could affordably turn CO2 into valuable chemicals

New technology developed at the University of Waterloo could make a significant difference in the fight against climate change by affordably converting harmful carbon dioxide (CO2) into fuels and other valuable chemicals on an industrial scale.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Aiping Yu honoured with national award

Aiping Yu, a WIN member and chemical engineering professor at Waterloo, has been awarded the Rutherford Medal in Chemistry by the Royal Society of Canada (RSC).

Yu is one of 19 Canadian award recipients honoured by the RSC for their outstanding achievements in advancing knowledge and understanding of the past and present.

Friday, September 9, 2022

Anita Layton named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Anita Layton, WIN member and professor of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Pharmacy and Biology, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC). The prestigious RSC award is the highest honour an individual can achieve in the arts, social sciences and sciences. It reflects Layton’s outstanding career as a researcher, academic and mentor. Layton is one of 102 new Fellows elected this year by their peers for their outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievements.  

Thursday, September 8, 2022

Spinoff wins backing from major packaging company

A startup company founded by a Waterloo Engineering professor and two of his graduate students has won US $250,000 to expand and commercialize green technology for the packaging industry.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Congratulations to Sushanta Mitra for his second term as WIN Executive Director

WIN Executive Director Sushanta Mitra protrait. All info in article

Many congratulations to Professor Sushanta Mitra, for his renewal as WIN Executive Director! Mitra joined WIN in 2017, and also serves as Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering where he leads his research laboratory – Micro & Nanoscale Transport Lab. Previously, Mitra served at York University as Associate Vice-President of Research and Kaneff Professor in Micro- & Nanotechnology for Social Innovation.