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.
- Jan. 16, 2019
A team of keen NE 100 students took advantage of some new course material and used their Computer-Aided Design (CAD) modelling skills to compete in a NASA-sponsored design competition.
- Dec. 22, 2018
Congratulations to NE alumnus Moin Ahmed (NE Class of ’16) whose team, Membio, won $25,000 in equity-free financing at the Velocity Fund Finals in November. Moin Ahmed, who went on to earn his Master’s of Chemical Engineering at UWaterloo, and Shane Kilpatrick, who recently earned his Master’s of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology at UWaterloo, formed Membio to develop their scalable biological manufacturing platform.
- Dec. 21, 2018
Farnaz Niroui, (NE Class of 2010) has accepted a position as assistant professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Working from her office in the new MIT.nano facilities, she will focus part of her research on developing new nanotechnology-related tools and techniques. Farnaz begins her new job in January 2019.
- Mar. 22, 2019
Discover innovations from final year student research teams at Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium. Students will demonstrate nano-sized solutions that deliver a big impact to global problems.
For more information on all the research projects that will be presented, please see the 2019 Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Projects page.
- Apr. 5, 2019
Lectures end for the Winter 2019 term on Friday, April 5, 2019.
- Apr. 10 to 27, 2019
The final exam period for the Winter 2019 term is Wednesday, April 10 to Saturday, April 27, 2019.