Nanotechnology

Opened in 2012, the Mike and Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre offers some of the world’s most sophisticated laboratories for quantum science and nanotechnology research. Quantum research at Waterloo has the potential to change the way we share and secure information, and nanotechnology discoveries will influence everything from human health to alternative energy. These innovations include advances in cryptography that will keep our digital information safer and nano-materials than can help clean water.

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Artificial intelligence and the Waterloo-Toronto tech supercluster

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University of Waterloo will play important role with applied AI solutions for everything from healthcare to finance and transportation

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$32.6M in federal funding for new Engineering 7 building

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New building will house research on machine intelligence, mobile robotics, autonomous vehicles and wearable biomedical devices

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Celebrating 60 years of innovation

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From 74 engineering students in 1957 to 198,000 alumni six decades later

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New Gecko Gripper can be used in manufacturing and medicine

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Waterloo engineers used the gecko for inspiration when inventing a device that can handle the delicate silicon wafers in electronics

Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas

Closing the gap between science and society

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Waterloo Philosophy Professor Heather Douglas has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

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Waterloo ranked #1 school in Canada for computer science, engineering

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U.S. News ranking recognizes Waterloo as a national leader in core disciplines

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LeafGenius: Nanotech that takes the guesswork out of gardening

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Waterloo startup founder invents a nanotech fertilizer that delivers moisture, nutrients and oxygen directly to roots at the right time

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Federal Minister of Science visits University of Waterloo

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Minister meets students in the Institute for Quantum Computing, Velocity Science program and the Sedra Student Design Centre

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#UWCeilingBreakers: Challenging the status quo

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Special issue of Waterloo Magazine celebrates women who lead, and explores equity in education and the workplace 

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Breaking ground on Waterloo’s $88M Engineering 7 building

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The innovative facility will inspire entrepreneurs and support the next wave of high-impact research

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