Welcome to Micro Nano-Scale Transport Lab

Sushanta Mitra.Micro and Nano-scale Transport Laboratory (MNT Lab) is located at the first floor of the Quantum-Nano Centre, QNC 1512, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN). The laboratory has state-of-art facilities to conduct fundamental studies related to fluid transport processes which are occurring at micro and nano-scale with applications in key areas of energy, environment monitoring, and bio-systems. Current research projects at MNT Lab can be viewed on the research page.

  1. Sep. 18, 2019Engineering researchers awarded provincial funding

    Four professors at Waterloo Engineering, including Lab Founder Sushanta Mitra, were recently awarded $570,000 in provincial funding to build their research teams and pay for research-related infrastructure.

    Sushanta Mitra (mechanical and mechatronics engineering) was awarded $150,000 through the Ontario Research Fund-Research Infrastructure program for equipment to characterize capillarity and wetting for under-liquid systems.

  2. Mar. 13, 2019Researchers awarded funding for tools, equipment

    Two researchers at Waterloo Engineering will receive more than $240,000 through a federal program to provide the tools and equipment needed for them to become leaders in their fields.

  3. Nov. 20, 2017Researchers develop cheaper, faster test for E. coli in drinking water

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have invented a fast, affordable way for developing communities to test their drinking water for potentially deadly E. coli. 

    Read more here.

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