News for Future graduate students

Thursday, June 9, 2022

WIN Member Michael Pope receives $1.65M commitment from NSERC

Article from Brian Caldwell, Faculty of Engineering (see original article)

Funding the Future of 2D Materials 

International training program gets the green light ith $1.65-million commitment from NSERC

A key puzzle piece fell into place today with the announcement of $1.65 million in federal funding for a joint training program involving the University of Waterloo and partners in Germany.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

WIN member honoured for distinguished service

Professor John Yeow

John Yeow, a WIN member and systems design engineering faculty member, is the recipient of the 2021 IEEE NTC Distinguished Service Award by the IEEE Nanotechnology Technical Council.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Nanofellowship alumni health start-up inspired by childhood stories

As a child, 2016 Nanofellowship awardee Youssef Helwa (BASc ’15, nanotechnology engineering, MASc ’17, electrical engineering from UWaterloo) was mesmerized by his mother’s stories about the patients she cared for as a surgeon.

Monday, October 25, 2021

WIN member part of powerful women list

Carolyn Ren

Carolyn Ren, a Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology member and professor of mechanical and mechatronics engineering, has been named among the top 100 most powerful women by the Women’s Executive Network. Professor Ren is honoured in the annual ranking's Manulife Science and Technology category, which recognizes women in STEM roles who are challenging the status quo for knowledge and female empowerment. 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Exploring new ways to test blood sugar levels for diabetes patients

Wenyu Gao, PhD student

Despite breakthrough diabetes research over the past century, people with diabetes still need to rely on obtaining blood samples to monitor their sugar levels. Daily glucose monitoring by tracking blood sugar levels is essential for managing both types 1 and 2 diabetes, however the current method – finger pricking – is invasive and can become burdensome with how often it needs to be done.

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