Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Tiny patch would give diabetics painless glucose monitoring

University of Waterloo researchers are developing a new patch that would offer diabetics an affordable, accurate, pain-free, round-the-clock alternative to traditional tests that require pricking a finger for a blood sample every few hours.

And to make it even more user-friendly, potentially life-saving readings from the patch would be transmitted to people’s smartphones.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Norman Zhou wins prestigious Synergy Award for Innovation from NSERC

Motivated by an innate sense of curiosity, WIN member Dr. Norman Zhou has made significant contributions in many areas of engineering over the past 24 years.

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.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

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.