Nanotechnology Engineering at the University of Waterloo
Nanotechnology Engineering is a multi-disciplinary engineering field, which draws from and benefits areas such as materials science and engineering, chemistry, physics, biology, and medicine.
Waterloo's Nanotechnology Engineering programs are offered collaboratively through the Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering, and the Chemistry Department in the Faculty of Science.
- Nov. 18, 2016
Congratulations Medella Health for its 2016 James Dyson Award success! The Waterloo start-up won one of two international runners-up awards for its smart contact lens, which monitors its wearer’s glucose levels. Its noninvasive blood testing capability has the potential to revolutionize blood monitoring – to the benefit of millions of diabetics.
Nanotechnology Engineering graduate Huayi Gao, co-founded Medella Health along with Waterloo Science graduate Maarij Baig and former Science and Business student Harry Gandhi.
- Nov. 2, 2016
The James Dyson Foundation has, for the third year in a row, recognized the problem-solving skills of Waterloo Nanotechnology Engineering (NE) graduates. This year, three Waterloo companies were selected in the first stage of the James Dyson Award competition judging process. Two of them, Medella Health and Arylla, were founded by NE graduates.
- Aug. 16, 2016
Nanotechnology Engineering graduate (2013) Duncan Strathearn is helping to bring nanotechnology to the masses with an affordable and easy-to-use atomic force microscope (AFM) that can fit in the palm of your hand.
Because AFMs are normally very large, extremely expensive and complex, they are typically part of exclusive academic and industry laboratories, which limits access to these high resolution microscopes – and the wonders they reveal.
- Jan. 27, 2017
All students are invited to meet prominent women in nanotechnology to hear about their history, exciting research, and how they chose their successful career paths.
This seminar will provide valuable information to all students, particularly female students, who may be interested in graduate work and careers in S&T but do not know what avenues are open to them.
Friday 27 January 2017
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
- Feb. 17, 2017
The Palihapitiya /Lau Venture Creation Fund Application Deadline is February 17, 2017.
- Mar. 24, 2017
The Nanotechnology Engineering Fourth Year Capstone Design Symposium will be held on Friday, March 24, 2017.