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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference attracts experts from academia and industry

Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference; November 10, 2018; 9am-5pm

On Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Mike and Opelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre will host the fourth annual Waterloo Nanotechnology Conference (WNC).

Friday, August 24, 2018

NE students named to Term Dean’s Honours list

Some diligent students have been recognized for their outstanding achievement in recent terms by their inclusion on the Term Dean’s Honours List for the Nanotechnology Engineering program.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Nebula wins $5k award at Velocity Fund Finals

Congratulations to Nanotechnology Engineering’s Aurora Torrijos and Environmental Engineering’s Dana Shahry whose team, Nebula, won $5,000 in seed money at the 22nd Velocity Fund Finals in July. Their prize includes an offer to live in Velocity Residence, an innovative and entrepreneurial environment where students have access to the latest technologies and the opportunity to learn from a network of mentors and entrepreneurs.

With Nebula, third-year students Torrijos and Shahry are developing systems to provide clean drinking water through fog harvesting.

Friday, August 3, 2018

WEEF funding supports NE labs

The Waterloo Engineering Endowment Foundation (WEEF) has been a long-time, strong supporter of the Nanotechnology Engineering program. It continued that support in the Spring 2018 term with a very generous and appreciated contribution towards hardware that will provide NE students with more state-of-the-art equipment and opportunities to develop their knowledge of the nanoscale world.

WEEF contributed $37,828 towards the purchase of the following equipment for the Nanotechnology Engineering undergraduate student labs:

Monday, July 30, 2018

NE Capstone Design Symposium's award winners

At the Nanotechnology Engineering Capstone Design Symposium on March 16, 2018, a panel of judges bestowed awards on three teams of NE students for their demonstration of excellence in innovation, prototype development and potential for successful implementation, as well as their ability to communicate the technical aspects of their project. This year’s award winners are on their way towards improving the way marijuana impairment is measured, disease is detected, and pipeline leaks are identified.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

NE class of 2018 celebrates convocation

Congratulations to the 81 Nanotechnology Engineering graduates who received their official Bachelor of Applied Science diplomas at the University of Waterloo’s Spring Convocation on Saturday, June 16th, 2018.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

NE alumna wins prestigious award for her PhD research at University of Cambridge

Nanotechnology Engineering alumna Nicole Weckman (BASc ’11) is making her mark in England, where she conducted her PhD research to develop innovative new biosensors based on micro fabricated silicon MEMS at the University of Cambridge. She was recently honoured by the BrightSparks 2018, Design Engineers of Tomorrow program, which is run in partnership by Electronics Weekly and RS Components, with support from Harting and the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Monday, June 11, 2018

Jatin Patil wins prestigious senior leadership award

Congratulations to fourth-year Nanotechnology Engineering (NE) student Jatin Patil for his recent Roy Duxbury Award for Leadership, which was conveyed to him by the Sir Sandford Fleming Foundation.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Alchemy creates a giant screen protector…for your car

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.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Voltera revitalizes the printed electronics segment

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.

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