Chemistry & Biochemistry

Michael Miller and Tricia CarmichaelPhD student Michael Miller, left, and chemistry professor Tricia Carmichael examine a piece of silicone rubber with silver nanowires embedded in it. Their method of making the prototype marks an important step towards making stretchable electronics a reality.

Chemists develop innovative method for making bendable electronics

A chemist and her team of researchers have made a major stride forward in the race to make electronics that can bend and stretch.

map of Detroit RiverThe State of the Strait conference, on the UWindsor campus today, will discuss ecological endpoints and restoration targets for the Detroit River.

Conference to explore environmental condition of Detroit River corridor

The State of the Strait conference, on the UWindsor campus today, will discuss ecological endpoints and restoration targets for the Detroit River.

Julie Caron with orphaned childrenJulie Caron and her father Rick Caron pose for a photo with a group of orphaned children sponsored by the Tanzanian chapter of the Canadian World Education Foundation.

Grad helps improve lives of vulnerable children in Tanzania

Julie Caron helped launch the Tanzanian chapter of the Canadian World Education Foundation two years ago, and it is already sponsoring 18 children there.

Agreement to strengthen ties with Indian university

A memorandum of understanding between the University of Windsor and the Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management will broaden global contacts and build partnerships for both schools, says Diana Kao, UWindsor associate vice-provost, international.

A delegation from the school, located in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, visited the UWindsor campus in April. The visit culminated in a ceremony to mark a formal agreement to seek opportunities for cooperation, including faculty and student exchange and research collaborations.

Public lecture to explore organic electronics

Organic electronics is generating interest not only in the science community but in the business world as well. Its current market of about one billion dollars is expected to grow to $45 billion by 2016.

In a free presentation entitled “Organic Electronics: From Serendipitous Discovery to Market,” Holger Eichhorn will provide some of the facts behind the buzz.