nint_lecture_preview_20140814NINT Distinguished Lecture Series

Thinking Big with Nano

Division Vice President & Director, Corning West Technology Centre Science & Technology

Dr. Waguih Ishak presents:

The Connected World – The need for smart materials and devices

  • Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
  • Location: Room 504 – Business Building, University of Alberta

Dr. Waguih Ishak obtained his M.S. and Ph.D., both in electrical engineering, from McMaster University, in 1975 and 1978, respectively. Dr. Ishak joined Corning in 2007 to establish a new Silicon Valley facility, the Corning West Technology Center (CWTC) in Palo Alto, California. CWTC is part of Global Research and is staffed with scientists and engineers working on high-speed interconnects, touch displays, solid-state illumination and sensors. 

Everyone is welcome – refreshments will be served starting at 9:45 am.

NRC_1914NINT supports interdisciplinary collaboration in strategically important areas of nanotechnology by creating a unique environment that merges the best of the university knowledge creation culture with the best of the strategic and focused problem solving culture of a national laboratory to ensure responsible and effective introduction of nanotechnology to the benefit of Canada.