“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Holger Kleinke as Interim Executive Director, WIN, for a one-year term beginning September 8, 2016,” wrote Vice-President, University Research D. George Dixon in a memo circulated last week.
Kleinke is a Professor of Chemistry and Physics and member of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology. He joined the University of Waterloo in 2000 and has held a Canada Research Chair in Solid State Chemistry. Professor Kleinke is internationally renowned in his field and serves as Editor for the Journal of Alloys and Compounds.
“I look forward to working with Holger, and am confident that he will have your full cooperation and support,” Dixon’s memo continues. “I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Arthur Carty for providing outstanding leadership as Executive Director of WIN since 2008. Recently honoured as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Arthur’s directorship of WIN has been instrumental in Waterloo’s recognition as a leader in nanotechnology.