University COVID-19 update

COVID-19 continues to change rapidly across the world and we want to take steps to limit the spread and risks of the disease in our community. With this goal in mind, the University is closed for events until further notice. Visit the University's Coronavirus Information website for more information.

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology 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 be directed to For emergencies, contact Campus Police.

Waterloo Advanced Technology Laboratory

A photo of an instrument cluster in the WATLab.

One of Canada’s premier materials research laboratories, the Waterloo Advanced Technology Laboratory (WATLab) is equipped with a full range of state-of-the-art instrument-clusters. WATLab offers a unique interactive environment for multidisciplinary advanced research and training to university researchers that is second to none in Canada, but also provides important research and development services to local industries in Canada’s Technology Triangle (Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge, and Guelph).


Contact WATLab

Location: Chemistry 2 Building (C2)

Email: or

WATLab website​