On Wednesday February 15, the federal Minister of Science, Kirsty Duncan, announced the award of this year’s round of NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants at the Advanced Research Complex at the University of Ottawa. Minister Duncan highlighted an award to Professor Hinzer, focused on the incorporation of quantum dots into optoelectronic […]
The online registration is now open for the 13th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaic Systems (CPV-13), held between May 1-3, 2017, at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The discounted Early Bird rates are available until March 17.
The SUNLAB sends congratulations to three students for the successful thesis defense and completion of their postgraduate studies in 2016: Ahmed Gabr, Ph.D., Elec. Eng., “Modelling and Characterization of Down-Conversion and Down-Shifting Processes for Photovoltaic Applications“, June 2016 Robert Chu Tu Li, M.A.Sc., Elec. Eng., “Development of Field Scenario Ray […]
We wish to extend congratulations to Sanmeet Chahal, recipient of the Faculty of Science Co-Op Student of the Year Award 2016, for his research at the SUNLAB over the summer. His project focused on the development of a fully-parameterized three-dimensional distributed circuit model for electrical simulation of multi-junction photovoltaic devices, […]
Congratulations to Ross Cheriton,a Ph.D. student in physics at the SUNLAB who has been working alongside Ottawa-Gatineau company iBionics on powering chips in new wire-free retinal implants for retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration. This research was recently featured in the Ottawa Citizen as well as a fundraising campaign for […]
Congratulations to Lianne de la Salle, undergraduate student at the SUNLAB, for being selected as a 2016-2017 IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recipient for a second year! The Initiative provides multi-year scholarships and career experience opportunities to electrical engineering undergraduate students specializing in power and energy engineering. Lianne de la […]
Come visit the SUNLAB as part of Green Energy Doors Open, Sunday, September 11, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More details can be found here.
Congratulations to SUNLAB member Dr. Joan Haysom on winning the WiRE Woman of Distinction Award for Solar 2016. This award recognizes women who go “above and beyond business-as-usual, consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership, and have contributed significantly to the expansion and improvement of the power sector”. Dr. Haysom received her award […]
Congratulations to SUNLAB students Louis Béchard, Patrick McVey White, Meghan Beattie and Ross Cheriton on receiving scholarships for 2016-2017. Both Louis Béchard and Patrick McVey White, master’s students at the SUNLAB, have been awarded a prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council […]
Congratulations to Prof. Karin Hinzer, SUNLAB director, on being awarded the University of Ottawa Young Researcher of the Year Award (engineering, science and medicine category) for 2016. Prof. Hinzer received her award in a ceremony held on April 7, 2016, at the Alex Trebek Alumni Hall.