WIN International Symposium on Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Waterloo, ON
Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019 at 9:00 AM EDT 
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Event Details

Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology International Symposium on
Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - Smart and Functional Materials

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to host an International Symposium on the Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology focussed on Smart & Functional Materials on June 5 and 6, 2019.

This is a unique opportunity to hear from leading researchers in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Interact with scientists and engineers who are fundamentally changing our world and helping solve some of humanity's most pressing issues.

Featured speakers:

June 5, 2019:

  • Dr. Hans-Jurgen Butt, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Physics, Germany   9-10 a.m.
  • Dr. Scott T. Retterer, Centre for Nanophase Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, U.S  10:55-11:40 a.m.
  • Dr. Ajay Sood, Indian Institute of Science, India   1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Dr. Drew Higgins, McMaster University, Canada   2:30-3:15 p.m.
Student Poster Session and Reception approximate 4 p.m. start.

June 6, 2019:

  • Sir Mark Welland, University of Cambridge, U.K.   9-10 a.m.
  • Dr. Pavadee Aungkavattana, National Nanotechnology Centre (NANOTEC), Thailand   10:15-10:45 a.m.
  • Dr. Marija Drndic, University of Pennsylvania, USA  11-11:45 a.m.
  • Dr. Kazuhito Hashimoto, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan  2-3 p.m.


Hans-Jürgen Butt
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Kazuhito Hashimoto
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
Ajay K. Sood
Indian Institute of Science
Sir Mark Welland
University of Cambridge
Master of St. Catharine's College, Vice-Provost
Pavadee Aungkavattana
National Nanotechology Center (NANOTEC)
Deputy Executive Director
Marija Drndic
University of Pennsylvania
Fay R. and Eugene L. Langberg Professor
Drew Higgins
McMaster University
Assistant Professor
Scott T. Retterer
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Senior Research Staff Scientist
Nasser Abukhdeir
University of Waterloo
Associate Professor
James Forrest
University of Waterloo
Irene Goldthorpe
University of Waterloo
Yuning Li
University of Waterloo
Kevin Musselman
University of Waterloo
Assistant Professor
Carolyn Ren
University of Waterloo
Ting Tsui
University of Waterloo
Xiaosong Wang
University of Waterloo


Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 CA


June 5
June 6

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Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology

WIN is a global centre of excellence for nanotechnology and its applications. Based in the University of Waterloo, WIN's scientists and engineers are making fundamental breakthroughs, discoveries and innovations that have both local and global impacts.