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SUNLAB at PVSC

Earlier this month, SUNLAB students and researchers attended the 49th IEEE Photovoltaics Specialists Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Postdoctoral fellows Meghan Beattie and Mathieu de Lafontaine, PhD physics candidates Erin Tonita and Gavin Forcade, PhD electrical engineering candidates Mandy Lewis and Annie Russell, MASc electrical engineering candidate Nick Anderson and our […]


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.


New Publication from the SUNLAB: Progress in Photovoltaics

SUNLAB researchers, including lead author PhD candidate Gavin Forcade, in collaboration with researchers at the Université de Sherbrooke, the French Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives (CEA) and in part supported by collaborators from STACE, recently published new results in Progress in Photovoltaics. They investigated an antireflection coating […]


SUNLAB summer thesis defences

Congratulations to Meghan Beattie and Kayden Kaller who recently defended their theses! They will receive their diplomas at the fall convocation. You can now find their theses on ruor.uottawa.ca: Meghan Beattie, PhD Physics, Semiconductor materials and devices for high efficiency broadband and monochromatic photovoltaic energy conversion, DOI: 10.20381/ruor-26695 Kayden Kaller, […]