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.
- May 10, 2018
Nanotechnology Engineering grads Chong Shen and Khanjan Desai (NE ’13) were among the first to take their Capstone Design project to market. After three and a half years of product development and testing, their company, Alchemy, now employs nine people and continues to attract attention with its protective windshield coating, ExoShield.
- Apr. 10, 2018
Voltera Inc. continues to make waves in the printed electronics sector.
Voltera was born of a Capstone Design project created by team members Alroy Almeida, James Pickard, Jesus A. Zozaya and Nanotechnology Engineering grad Katarina Ilic (Class of 2013). They created a tool that uses their custom software and innovative silver nanoparticle-based ink to print circuit boards.
- Apr. 2, 2018
SannTek, creators of a nanotechnology-based sensor that can immediately detect and quantify an individual’s degree of marijuana intoxication, has added another couple awards to their growing list of accomplishments.
En route to developing their Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design project into a commercial venture, Chris Taylor, Noah DeBrincat, Karolyn Mackwiak, Benjamin Milligan and Thomas Dunlop, aka SannTek, have been looking for funding and finding success among some strong competition.