News archive - 2018

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.

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