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. Jan. 29, 2018Nanotechnology Engineering startup SannTek’s cannabis detector smokes the competitionmembers of the startup company Sanntek

    Nanotechnology Engineering students Chris Taylor, Noah DeBrincat, Karolyn Mackowiak, Ben Milligan and Thomas Dunlop are enjoying the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial advantage as they develop their fourth-year Capstone Design project into a commercial venture.

  2. Dec. 15, 2017Fourth-year NE student explored entrepreneurship through Velocity ResidenceBeatrice Sacripanti

    Fourth-year Nanotechnology Engineering student Beatrice Sacripanti spent her fall 2017 term living in Velocity Residence, where she took advantage of many opportunities to brainstorm, learn, and network with other entrepreneurially minded students and founders in the Velocity ecosystem. Throughout the many events she has attended, she was able to learn from a great network of mentors and entrepreneurs.

  3. 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.

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  1. Feb. 19 to 23, 2018Winter 2018 term study days

    Study Days for the Winter 2018 term are Monday, February 19 to Friday, February 23, 2018

  2. Feb. 20, 2018The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminar Series: Dr. Mikael Fogelström

    Plasmons and Sensing in Graphene Devices

    Dr. Mikael Fogelström
    Department Head of Microtechnology and Nanoscience
    Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

    Tuesday, February 20, 2018
    3:00-4:00 p.m.
    QNC 1501

    Further information and the registration link can be found on our website.

  3. Mar. 8, 2018Nanotechnology Engineering student research and career information session

    The Nanotechnology Engineering Student Society is hosting a research and career information session for NE students. The information session will feature the following:

    • A workshop on how to reach research papers and conduct research.
    • A career advice breakout session (with upper year student mentors, grad students) and a resume critique session. 

    Location to be announced at a later date.

    Refreshments will be provided. Please plan to attend.

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