Thursday, October 20, 2022

Shirley Tang named one of Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women

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Nanochemist Shirley Tang has been named among the top 100 most powerful women in Canada for her research impact and empowering women in STEM. The annual rankings were released today by the Women’s Executive Network (WXN).

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

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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.

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Karim S. Karim among seven Waterloo faculty members elected as Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering

Seven University of Waterloo faculty members spanning the Faculties of Engineering, Mathematics, and Environment, have been elected as Fellows to the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), including WIN Member Professor Karim Sallaudin Karim.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Anna Klinkova named recipient of Early Researcher Award

Eight University of Waterloo researchers, including WIN member Anna Klinkova, have received Early Researcher Awards worth $1.12 million. The program, administered through the province of Ontario, assists recently appointed researchers to build their research teams. Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University. 

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.

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