Friday, December 7, 2018 — 10:00 AM EST

Organophosphorus Avenues Toward Powerful Electron Acceptors and Self-Assembled Nanomaterials

Thomas Baumgartner
Professor, Department of Chemistry
York University, Toronto

Abstract: Recent research in the area of functional p-conjugated materials has shown that the incorporation of heteroelements - main group elements such as B, Si, Te, and P in particular - is an efficient strategy to obtain organic materials with intriguing properties for a host of different practical applications.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminar Series presents

Utilizing Solvent- and Polymerization-Induced Morphology Transitions to Create Nanostructured Materials

Dr. Robert J. Hickey III
Assistant Professor
Department of Material Science and Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
2:30-3:30 pm
QNC 1501

All are welcome to attend.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT

High-Throughput Approaches for Discovering Thermoelectric Materials

Arthur Mar
Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Alberta

Friday, October 26, 2018
2:00 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminar Series presents

Tailored and Multifunctional Propellants and Pyrotechnics

Dr. Steven F. Son
Alfred J. McAllister Professor of Mechanical Engineering
School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Affiliated with Purdue’s Maurice J. Zucrow Laboratories

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
3:00-4:00 pm
QNC 1501

All are welcome to attend.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Seminar Series presents

Efforts on Oxide Quantum Material and Terahertz Characterization Developments

Dr. Yalin Lu
Director of National Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory of China
and Deputy Director of the Hefei Physical Science and Technology Center of CAS

Thursday, September 27thth, 2018
10:00-11:00am
QNC 1501

All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology presents

Ultrafast photonic PCR and organoids on chip for personalized precision medicine

Professor Luke P. Lee
Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, Department of Bioengineering, Biophysics Graduate Program
and Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley
Biomedical Institute for Global Health Research & Technology (BIGHEART)
National University of Singapore

Thursday, September 13, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Host-Guest Chemistry of Molecular Nanoparticles

Dr. Chien-Lung Wang
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry
National Chiao Tung University

Thursday, September 13thth, 2018
10:00-11:00am
QNC 1501

All are welcome to attend 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 — 1:00 PM EDT

"Computational Catalysis: Enzymology of Vasodilator Release and Half-Metallic Carbon Nanoparticles for Spin Catalysis”

Gilles Peslherbe
Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Concordia University

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
1:00 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

Refreshments provided
All welcome

Friday, August 17, 2018 (all day)

On Friday August 17th, the Waterloo Centre for Microbial Research (WCMR) will be hosting a day of Synthetic Biology at the University of Waterloo featuring Stanley Cohen, a pioneer in the field of genetic engineering.

Monday, July 30, 2018 — 3:30 PM EDT

Research at a Technical Intersection: Energetic Materials and MEMS

Dr. Jeff Rhoads
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University

Monday, July 30, 2018
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
QNC 1501

Monday, July 30, 2018 — 11:00 AM EDT

Civil Engineering to Cell Therapy: Applying Engineering Principles to Medical Product Development

Dr. Michael Scott
Senior Vice President, Product Development
BlueRock Therapeutics

Monday, July 30, 2018
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
QNC 1501

Thursday, May 10, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

Moving Heat Sources in Welding and Additive Manufacturing

Patricio Mendez
Professor
Weldco/Industry Chair in Welding and Joining
​Director, Canadian Center for Welding and Joining
Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Alberta

Thursday, May 10, 2018
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
QNC 1501

Thursday, May 10, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

Nanoporous Materials Employing Disordered Block Polymers as Key Ingredients

Marc Hillmyer
McKnight Presidential Endowed Chair
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Center for Sustainable Polymers Director
Department of Chemistry
University of Minnesota

Thursday, May 10, 2018
10:00 a.m.
QNC 0101

Monday, April 9, 2018 (all day) to Tuesday, April 24, 2018 (all day)

The final exam period for the Winter 2018 term is Monday, April 9 toTuesday, April 24, 2018.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 (all day)

Lectures end for the Winter 2018 term on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Friday, March 16, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Come and explore Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

View all 2018 Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Projects.

Thursday, March 8, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

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.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology Distinguished Lecturer Series presents

From Maxwell’s Displacement Current to nanogenerator:  Driven self-powered sensors and systems

Dr. Zhong Lin Wang
Regents' Professor and Hightower Chair
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA, United States

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
3:00-5:00pm
QNC 0101

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 — 3:00 PM EST

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.

Monday, February 19, 2018 (all day) to Friday, February 23, 2018 (all day)

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

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 (all day)
Course add period ends for the Winter 2018 term on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.
Friday, January 12, 2018 — 2:00 PM EST

Recent advances in characterization of thermoelectric materials

Dimitri Vasilevskiy, Ph.D., Dr. Sc.
Polytechnique Montréal, Temte Inc.

Friday, January 12, 2018
2:00 p.m.
C2-361 (Reading Room)

Host:  Parisa Jafarzadeh (graduate student with Holger Kleinke)

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 (all day)
Lectures begin for the Winter 2018 term on Wednesday, January 3, 2018.

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