Yearly Archives: 2022


SUNLAB welcomes German federal minister of education and research

SUNLAB researchers and students were delighted to meet German federal minister of education and research Ms. Bettina Stark-Watzinger and her delegates last Thursday, June 9. Ms. Stark-Watzinger visited the SUNLAB facilities where senior research scientist Dr. Chris Valdivia gave an overview of the “Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Design and Manufacturing of […]


SUNLAB students awarded scholarships

Congratulations to SUNLAB students Nick Anderson, Nicholas Dallaire and Victoria Jancowski on receiving prestigious scholarships to support their research. MASc electrical engineering candidate Nick Anderson has been awarded a Canada Graduate Scholarship – Master’s program. This scholarship is meant to develop trainee research skills by “supporting students who demonstrate a […]


SUNLAB winter thesis defences

Congratulations to Laurier Baribeau, Robert Pollak and Mikhak Samadi who defended their theses earlier this year! They received their diplomas this week at the spring convocation. You can now find their theses on ruor.uottawa.ca: Laurier Baribeau, MASc Electrical Engineering, Design of multi-junction solar cells incorporating silicon-germanium-tin alloys with finite-element analysis and drift-diffusion […]


Ribbon cutting ceremony for SUNLAB new laboratories

Earlier this month, the SUNLAB inaugurated its new laboratories in Colonel By Hall. This new space will be used for research on next generation photovoltaics for smart grid systems. Many SUNLAB students and researchers were on hand to watch SUNLAB director Karin Hinzer cut the ribbon.