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. July 4, 2019NE Alumni Profile: Nan Huang, Class of 2015

    With the spirit of someone who has forgotten that luck comes to those who work hard and prepare themselves, Nan Huang (BASc ‘15) credits good fortune for helping her succeed in her education and career. Read about Nan’s experiences in the Nanotechnology Engineering program, her career as Product Marketing Manager for AMD and the job search strategies that made her so ‘lucky.’

  2. July 2, 2019NE Alumni Samer Kurdi attends 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
    Samer Kurdi

    Nanotechnology Engineering alumni Samer Kurdi (BASc ’12) is participating in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, which is taking place in Lindau, Germany, between June 30 and July 5, 2019.

    The annual Lindau Nobel Laureate meetings focus alternately on physiology and medicine, physics, and chemistry – the three natural science Nobel Prize disciplines. This year’s meeting is dedicated to physics.

  3. June 3, 2019NE Alumni Profile: Farnaz Niroui, Class of 2011

    Farnaz Niroui (BASc ’11), who is now working as an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is profiled here as part of the Nanotechnology Engineering program’s count down to its 15th anniversary in 2020.

    Read about her experience in the program and advice for NE students.

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  1. Sep. 10, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: John R. Dutcher

    Soft nanoparticles, hard science & the path from discovery to commercialization

    John R. Dutcher
    Canada Research Chair in Soft Matter & Biological Physics
    Department of Physics
    University of Guelph

    Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    2:30 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

  2. Sep. 17, 2019Chemistry Seminar Series: Jan K. Rainey

    Unraveling atomic through nanoscale features of underexplored spider silks

    Jan K. Rainey
    Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Department of Chemistry
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia

    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    10:00 a.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

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