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The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology's main office (QNC 3606) is closed until further notice. If you are a student trying to pick up or return a lab/office key, please email for assistance. All other inquires can also be directed to For emergencies, contact Campus Police.

Connected Devices

Connected Devices GraphicConnected Devices are changing the way that communication, measuring, and connecting can be done with each other or with interfaces. Full and complete nanosystems that can be used in real-life applications are the target for this thematic area.

This includes but is not limited to sensors (quantum-, nano- and microsensors), MEMS/NEMS, flexible electronics, wearable devices, lab-on-chip, use of internet-of-things and artificial intelligence for sensors, human-machine interfaces, photonic-devices and other connected devices.