News archive - 2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

Third-year nano students compete in Schlumberger-CelluForce-Waterloo Design Competition

Schlumberger Celluforce Waterloo Design Competition participants

Schlumberger-Celluforce-Waterloo Design Competition Participants

University of Waterloo’s nanotechnology undergrads are already using their expertise to make our world a better place.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference

Photo of students at the Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference

The first ever Waterloo Undergraduate Nanotechnology Conference (WUNC) was held at the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre on Saturday, November 7, 2015.  The conference featured presentations and posters by researchers, graduate students, and industry members, at the cutting edge of nanotechnology.  This conference was fully organized by undergraduate students from the Nanotechnology Engineering program who took the initiative and wanted to seize the opportunity to learn more about the scope of nanotechnology in academia as well as industry.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Two Nanotechnology Engineering Teams win at Velocity Fund Finals

Photo of students at Velocity Fund Finals

Ryan Marchewka (4A Nanotechnology Engineering) and Matt Lavrisa (Nanotechnology Engineering ’15)

Nanotechnology Engineering student teams won at the Fall 2015 Velocity Fund Finals with projects based on a company developing display technology that increases the battery life and daylight visibility of mobile devices to another creating apparel that prevents sweat stains.

Friday, October 30, 2015

New Waterloo grad lands in world-renowned lab

Photo of Mohit Verma

While at Waterloo, Mohit Verma investigated the use of gold nanoparticles to detect harmful bacteria on contact lens cases.

By Suzanne Bowness
Marketing and Strategic Communications

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Good luck to our Nano startups at the C100 Startup Challenge!

Seven promising startups compete for a $15K cash prize during the Venture North Conference in Toronto on September 15.  Come support Suncayr and Medella Health.

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