SUNLAB students awarded scholarships

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 […]

CPV-13 to take place at the University of Ottawa in 2017

Professor Karin Hinzer will be chairing CPV-13, the 13th International Conference on Concentrated Photovoltaic Systems, which will take place at the University of Ottawa, May 1 to 3, 2017. The premier technical conference in the areas of high- and low-concentration PV components, modules, and tracker-based PV systems, CPV-13 will bring […]

CPV-12 abstract submitted!

We are happy to announce that we have submitted abstract for the 12th International Conference on Concentrator Photovoltaics (CPV-12). The abstract is entitled “Effects of Lens Temperature on Chromatic Aberration and CPV System Performance”, and describes work done in cooperation with CEA-LITEN, INES, Le Bourget du Lac, France.

SUNLAB student awarded IEEE PES scholarship

Congratulations to Lianne de la Salle, undergraduate student at SUNLAB, for being selected as a 2015/16 IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative recipient! The Initiative provides multi-year scholarships and career experience opportunities to electrical engineering undergraduate students specializing in power and energy engineering. Lianne de la Salle has contributed to various […]

Honourable mention at Innovation 360

We are very happy to announce that Ross Cheriton, a PhD student at SUNLAB, has won an honourable mention for his demonstration of InGaN/GaN solar cells at the TEXPO competition in Hull, Québec on September 29th, 2015‎. The honourable mention was for the Huawei Microsystems Design Award for most novel […]


SUNLAB has been granted new funding from National Science and Engineering Research Council Canada (NSERC) for a project entitled “GREEN – Growing a Reliably Efficient Electrical Nanogrid“. The GREEN project is a collaboration led by Prof. Henry Schriemer, between SUNLAB at uOttawa and Solantro Semiconductor Corp. The project will study […]

SUNLAB has moved to Advanced Research Complex

This has been very busy summer for SUNLAB – we have packed our solar research labs at SITE 3001 and SITE 3003 as well as all offices and moved across King Edward Avenue to newly finished Advanced Research Complex. Even though officially our new lab is going to open in […]

PVSC-42 Best Student Paper Award for SUNLAB

We are pleased to announce that our PhD student Viktar Tatsiankou in Electrical Engineering, has been awarded the Best Student Paper Award at the 42nd Photovoltaic Specialists Conference in New Orleans, USA. Viktar’s presentation titled “A Novel Instrument for Cost-Effective and Reliable Measurement of Solar Spectral Irradiance” was presented at […]