Tuesday, November 30, 2021

2021 WIN Rising Star Recipients Announced

2021 WIN Rising Star Award Announcement

As Canada’s largest nanotechnology institute, committed to United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) actively celebrates emerging leaders in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

WIN member Alfred Yu wins Steacie fellowship to pursue high-risk, high-reward research

A next-generation ultrasound image created in Yu's lab shows blood travelling through a femoral artery at different speeds

For now, Alfred Yu is focused on two distinct lines of research as he works to develop the next generation of ultrasound technology – one involving diagnosis and the other involving therapy.

But when he looks ahead, the University of Waterloo biomedical engineer can see a day when the two converge in a single, powerful tool to guide and deliver medical treatment at the same time.

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. 

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