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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, […]


uOttawa Innovates – Frontiers in Photovoltaics

Join Professor Karin Hinzer and her team from uOttawa’s SUNLAB with special guest former SUNLAB postdoctoral fellow Dr. Richard Beal from Spectrafy. The team will highlight their research in photovoltaic technologies and systems that generate energy from light, from cutting-edge photonic power transmission technology to photovoltaic system design in Canada’s […]


SUNLAB students awarded scholarships

Congratulations to SUNLAB students Gavin Forcade, Mandy Lewis, Ras-Jeevan Obhi and Annie Russell on receiving prestigious scholarships from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Both Gavin Forcade and Mandy Lewis have been awarded an Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship. This scholarship rewards top-level graduate students at […]


SUNLAB director awarded new Canada Foundation for Innovation funding

Congratulations to SUNLAB director Dr. Karin Hinzer and Centre for Research in Photonics at the University of Ottawa director Dr. Pierre Berini on being awarded new funding from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for their project titled “Transformative nanophotonics”. This project is one in 23 across Canada to receive […]