News & Events
Chemistry Weekly Seminar - Dr. Tricia Carmichael
Posted on 2018-01-09 in Events
Feb 9, 2018
Title: New Materials and Designs for Future Wearable Electronics
Wearable electronics create an intimate connection between humans and devices. The demand for wearables is growing, with a market predicted to reach $150B annually by 2027. Although today’s smartwatches, fitness trackers, and virtual reality goggles are noticeable and bulky items, the vision for future wearable electronics involves closer integration with humans through the fabrication of new devices that are as soft as the body. Soft and conformable devices will enable unobtrusive wearable systems that monitor human health, detect disease, sense and record motion, display illumination, and provide a seamless tactile interface with virtual reality systems. The merging of electronic devices with the human body by combining functional electronic materials with soft elastomeric substrates and textiles will enable devices to be worn on the skin, in the body, or inconspicuously in everyday clothing. This seminar will describe research by the Carmichael Group on new materials and methods for tomorrow’s wearable electronics. The topics to be discussed will include new layered elastomeric systems for soft and conformable electronics, and the development of new E-textiles.
Chemistry Seminar - Dr. Rodney Smith
Posted on 2018-06-18
Dr. Rodney Smith of the University of Waterloo will present a seminar.
Chemistry Seminar - Dr. GianLuigi Botton
Posted on 2018-06-18
Dr. GianLuigi Botton of McMaster University will present a seminar.
Chemistry Special Seminar - Dr. Travis Dudding
Posted on 2018-05-25
Dr. Travis Dudding of Brock University will present a special seminar.
Chemistry Seminar - Theerawat Prasertanan
Posted on 2018-05-10
Theerawat Prasertanan, PhD candidate, will present a seminar.
Chemistry Special Seminar
Posted on 2018-03-29
Prof. Dr. Ingo Krossing of the University of Freiburg, Germany will present a special seminar.
Chemistry Special Seminar - Dr. Raymond J. Andersen
Posted on 2018-03-14
Dr. Raymond J. Andersen, University of British Columbia, will present a special seminar.