Wednesday, July 27, 2016 (all day) to Monday, August 1, 2016 (all day)

Spring term 2016 pre-examination days run from Wednesday, July 27 to Monday, August 1.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 (all day)

Spring term 2016 lectures and classes end on Tuesday, July 26.

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT


  
Join the Entrepreneurship Society for their Stages of Entrepreneurship Mixer! Whether you have a budding entrepreneurial spirit, currently work for a startup, or have already started your own company, this event is for you. Come on out to the Abe Erb Brewery to network with future teammates and enthusiastic peers, all while enjoying great appetizers and drinks.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Abe Erb (15 King St S)

Remember to come early as the first 50 people will receive a free drink!

Thursday, July 21, 2016 — 3:00 PM EDT

Adhesion, friction & lubrication of surfaces & liquid films and their relation to diverse phenomena such as how geckos climb on walls and ceilings, surface damage and sensing

Professor Jacob Israelachvili
Chemical Engineering
University of California Santa Barbara, USA

Thursday, July 21, 2016
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
QNC Room 0101

Reception to follow

Monday, July 18, 2016 — 11:30 AM EDT

Electrical conductivity, electromagnetic interference shielding and dielectric properties of carbon nanotube/polymer nanocomposites

Mohammad Arjmand
Postdoctoral Scholar
Polymer Processing Group
​University of Calgary

Monday, July 18, 2016
11:30 AM
E6-2024

​Coffee and donuts served at 11:20 a.m.

Thursday, July 14, 2016 — 3:30 PM EDT

pH-controlled complex formation in charged polymer systems

Kenneth R. Shull
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA

Thursday, July 14, 2016
3:30 p.m.
E6-2024

(coffee and donuts served at 3:20 PM)

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

From bench to business: Why having a multi-billion dollar idea is only 5% of becoming a successful business.

Speaking at this talk is Miron Derchansky, an accomplished entrepreneur and strategist who will provide insight into his experience developing a neuro-software startup and successfully raising $5M from Canadian investors. Pizza and water provided.

Register: http://velocity.uwaterloo.ca/event/velocity-start-speaking-startup-with-miron-derchansky/

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — 3:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

Bacterial biofilm research renaissance by combining nanoscience and microfluidics

Professor Jesse Greener
Department of Chemistry
Laval University

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
3:00-4:00 p.m.
QNC 1501

Further information can be found on the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology website. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Velocity and the Faculty of Science provides students interested in a science startup with the lab space, equipment, and mentorship needed to initiative and develop world-class science companies. 

Join us to celebrate the opening of the new Velocity Science lab, which has tripled in size to 2,500 sq. ft. Refreshments will be served.

Register: http://velocity.uwaterloo.ca/event/velocity-science-grand-opening/

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
2-4 p.m.
ESC 319

Thursday, June 30, 2016 — 3:30 PM EDT

The Department of Chemical Engineering presents a seminar by Federico Rosei, UNESCO Chair in Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage

Monday, June 27, 2016 — 6:00 PM EDT

Many students in both the 2019 (2B) and 2018 (3A) classes have expressed interest in having an opportunity to meet and chat with our professors, lab instructors, TAs and program administrative members in a more casual environment over some beer or other beverages.

As such, the academic representatives from both classes are organizing the second annual Pints with Profs event, following last year's successful social initiative. There was a great turnout last year from both faculty members and students, but it would be great to make this year's event even bigger than before.

Thursday, June 23, 2016 — 1:30 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology & Chemical Engineering Present

Failure Evaluation of Li-Rich Cathode Li-Rich Cathode (Li[NixLi(1-2x)/3Mn(2-x)/3]O2) Materials in Novel in-Situ Electrochemical Mass Studies of Lithium Ion Battery

Professor Fu-Ming Wang
Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taipei, Taiwan

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
1:30-2:30 p.m.
QNC 1501

Saturday, June 18, 2016 — 4:45 PM EDT

Congratulations NE Graduates!

You are invited to a Convocation Reception for you and your family immediately following the convocation ceremonies on Saturday June 18, 2016 (approx 4:45pm), second floor of QNC.

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP to Wendy Gauthier (wgauthie@uwaterloo.ca) by Wednesday June 1, 2016 with your name and the number of guests attending.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT

Pores, Particles, Fibres, and Films:  Tailored Nanostructures for Charged-Particle Single-Molecule Sensing and Spectroscopy

Jason R. Dwyer
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Rhode Island

Wednesday, June 15, 2016
2:30 p.m.
C2 361 (Reading Room)

Host:  German Sciaini

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the ways that words and phrases fit together. Build simple and complex sentences. Make your paragraphs shine.

This four-part summer series welcomes undergraduate and graduate students at all levels of experience to explore the mechanics of English, experiment with how its pieces fit together, and practice proofreading and editing.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Don’t wait until you’re in the workplace. Work at being professional now!  Being professional is often overlooked or forgotten while in school. Discover how to project the right professional image through knowing which mode of address and tone to use.  Get heard and taken seriously now.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Host:  Writing Centre

    Monday, June 6, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

    Session #1  -9:00 am E6-2024

    Session #2  - 9:00 am E6-4022

    Session #3 – 10:15 am E6-4022

    Session #4 – 9:45 am E6-2024

    *Students will get (1) credit towards seminar attendance if they attend a session. (1) credit is the maximum you can earn.  Each session is 1 hour or less.  Students must fill out seminar attendance sheet and get it signed by faculty member in room at end of session. Poster session to be held between 11-12pm on 1st floor atrium.   Please come out and support our students as they complete their milestone requirement. 

    Friday, May 27, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

    Theoretical modeling and computer simulation are now powerful tools to aid in the interpretation of experimental results and provide new insights into scientific observations.

    This one-day workshop will bring together theorists and experimentalist to:

    Friday, May 13, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

    Come find out how GM Canada is transforming Canada's auto sector through growth and innovation and hear from GM's leading engineers in this first GM Canada Meet-up for Waterloo Engineering students on the Capstone Design track.

    Connect in conversation and get inspired for your Capstone Design project - or just get the inside scoop on trends in the industry while you fuel up at a pop-up @lattebooth and @SMminidonuts pit stop, courtesy of GM Canada.

    Monday, May 9, 2016 — 2:30 PM EDT

    Controllable Micro/Nano Biofabrication of Composites Based on Bacterial Cellulose

    Guang Yang
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
    Huazhong University of Science and Technology
    Wuhan, China

    Monday, May 9, 2016
    2:30 p.m.
    C2-361 (Reading Room)

    Host:  Mario Gauthier

    Friday, May 6, 2016 (all day) to Friday, May 13, 2016 (all day)

    Nanotechnology Engineering Tank Top Orders

    Payment will be posted soon based on demand. Estimate ~$15. Please be aware that shirts fit smaller.

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1umtx5fcYjZYiR3Rwm9KIZ4-gXZPIhzWBEeFOKd3pqJs/viewform

    Please contact Sabrina Huston s2huston@uwaterloo.ca if you have any questions.

    Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

    Come join us on Wednesdays at lunch (12-1 p.m.) in CPH 1320B and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. This drop-in program is designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Each week facilitators will introduce you to stress management practices to help you find relief from stress. These practices will be something you can learn to do yourself to prevent and reduce negative impact of stress. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a note pad and pen.

    Dates: March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, and 27

    Wednesday, April 20, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

    Come join us on Wednesdays at lunch (12-1 p.m.) in CPH 1320B and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. This drop-in program is designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Each week facilitators will introduce you to stress management practices to help you find relief from stress. These practices will be something you can learn to do yourself to prevent and reduce negative impact of stress. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a note pad and pen.

    Dates: March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, and 27

    Wednesday, April 13, 2016 — 12:00 PM EDT

    Come join us on Wednesdays at lunch (12-1 p.m.) in CPH 1320B and enjoy a relaxing, stress-free space. This drop-in program is designed to help you reduce stress and learn ways to find balance and well-being. Each week facilitators will introduce you to stress management practices to help you find relief from stress. These practices will be something you can learn to do yourself to prevent and reduce negative impact of stress. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a note pad and pen.

    Dates: March 16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, and 27

    Friday, April 8, 2016 (all day)

    Exams begin for the Winter 2016 term on Friday, April 8, 2016. See the Undergraduate Calendar for the full Calendar of Events and Academic Deadlines.

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