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.

  1. Sep. 27, 2017Avro Life Science Wins National Runners Up for the James Dyson Award

    More than 25 million children across North America suffer from some form of season allergies. And yet one in four children suffer from an inability to swallow pills in order to be medicated. Avro Life Science believes it can help, by offering medicated stickers to deliver seasonal allergy medication to children. Avro now has a show of support from the Dyson Foundation, winning National Runners Up for the James Dyson Award.

  2. July 12, 2017VivaSpire competing in Velocity Fund $25K finals

    Join us in cheering on VivaSpire, the team of NE students who will be back at the Velocity Fund Finals on Thursday, July 20th, pitching their startup plans.

    VivaSpire includes Chris Hajduk and John Grousopoulos. They are developing an innovative portable oxygen delivery system for patients in need of oxygen therapy.

  3. June 8, 2017NE teams impress at the annual Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone DesignVivaspire team with a cheque

    Nanotechnology Engineering’s Capstone Design teams demonstrated strong research, business and persuasive skills at this year’s Norman Esch Entrepreneurship Awards for Capstone Design. From among 44 entries, 4 NE teams made the list of 15 finalists for the pitch competition and 2 of them won $10,000 prizes for their projects.

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  1. Nov. 18, 2017The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology - Distinguished Lecture Series - Professor Joanna Aizenberg

    New bio-inspired materials:
    When nanotechnology meets chemistry, optics and
    surface science

    Professor Joanna Aizenberg

    Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry,
    and Chemical Biology
    Harvard University, Cambridge,
    Massachusetts, United States

    ​Location: QNC 0101

  2. Nov. 21, 2017The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology - Innovation Series Seminar - Dr. Amit Goyal & Dr. Thomas Thundat

    University at Buffalo’s RENEW Institute

    Dr. Amit Goyal

    Director, RENEW,
    Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering,
    Professor of Empire Innovation, SUNY-UB,
    University at Buffalo, New York, United States

    Dr. Thomas Thundat

    Professor of Empire Innovation, SUNY-UB
    University at Buffalo, New York, United States

    ​Location: QNC 1501

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