Tags: sustainability

All Categories (1-10 of 10)

  1. NEWT Center

    At the NEWT Engineering Research Center, we use nanotechnology to develop water treatment systems. Our goal is to protect human lives and support sustainable economic development with our technology.


  2. Sandra Cruz-Pol



  3. Nathan Killoran

    Nathan holds a MSc in Mathematics from the University of Toronto and a PhD in Physics from the University of Waterloo. He specializes in quantum computing, deep learning, and quantum optics.


  4. Bridging the Gap Between Large and Small: Thermofluids and Nanoengineering for the Water-Energy Nexus

    05 Nov 2019 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger

    Nanomaterial self-assembly techniques can be guided by thermofluids designs to make macro-scale membrane systems with photonic properties for catalysis and solar distillation.

  5. K-12 Educational Module on Sustainability: What's Inside a Hard Drive?

    20 Jun 2019 | | Contributor(s):: Congying Wang

    This lesson is originally designed as an outreach activity for high school students, and it can be easily transformed and integrated into current K-12 courses. In this educational module, students will learn the concepts of sustainability, electronics wastes (e-wastes), and life cycles via the...

  6. Can We Save Lives with Thermodynamics? Nanoengineering and Thermofluids for the Water-Food-Energy Nexus

    27 Apr 2017 | | Contributor(s):: David M. Warsinger

    Climate change, degrading water resources, and economic and population growth are increasing the need for new science and technologies at the Water-Energy-Food Nexus. In enabling new and improved technologies to tackle these issues, new nanomaterials designed with systems-level thermodynamics...

  7. Congying Wang


  8. Tailoring Biomass to Fit the Biofuels Pipeline

    10 Oct 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Maureen McCann, Nicholas C. Carpita

    Second-generation biofuels will be derived from lignocellulosic biomass using biological catalysts to convert the carbon in plant cell wall polysaccharides to ethanol or other biofuels. The Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels (C3Bio) is a DOE-funded Energy Frontier...

  9. Inclusion of Sustainability Aspects in Technician and Undergraduate Education Programs

    18 Feb 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Deb Newberry, Nano-Link Center for Nanotechnology Education

  10. Energy and Sustainability Challenges

    21 Apr 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Peter B. Littlewood

    This talk will take a physicist's perspective on some of the energy and sustainability challenges faced by the planet.  I will stress the need for thinking using robust principles to guide the investigation. These include: to realise that global sum rules are much more reliable than...