SUNLAB students awarded scholarships

Congratulations to SUNLAB students Mandy Lewis, Annie Russell, Kevin Shimotakahara, Viktar Tatsiankou and Erin Tonita on receiving scholarships for 2019-2020. Both Annie Russell and Kevin Shimotakahara, MASc electrical engineering candidates at the SUNLAB, have been awarded a prestigious Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of […]

Recent graduations from SUNLAB

The SUNLAB sends congratulations Ross Cheriton for the successful thesis defense and completion of his postgraduate studies: Ross Cheriton, Ph.D., Phys., “Design and Characterization of InGaN/GaN Dot-in-Nanowire Heterostructures for High Efficiency Solar Cells”, July 2018   This follows three other PhD students who successful defended their theses and completed their […]

NSERC CREATE TOP-SET Summer School a Success

Thank you to all the presenters and participants who made the first summer school of the NSERC CREATE TOP-SET project such a success! The three-day event over May 29-31, 2018, included speakers from across Canada (Université de Sherbrooke, McMaster University, University of Ottawa, Natural Resources Canada, National Research Council), the […]

SUNLAB Students Awarded Scholarships

Congratulations to SUNLAB students Meghan Beattie, Sanmeet Chahal, Amanda Lewis and Viktar Tatsiankou on receiving scholarships for 2018-2019. Meghan Beattie, a doctoral student at the SUNLAB, has been awarded a scholarship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarships-Doctoral Program.  This program provide financial support to high calibre scholars who […]

SUNLAB Students Win PEO and IEEE Prizes

Congratulations to fourth year undergraduate students Rachel Belcher, Danielle Marchand, Isa Murray, Annie Russell and Mohammed Shanti who were awarded the Innovation & Creativity Award at the Professional Engineers of Ontario Ottawa Chapter 2018 Student Papers Night, held April 11, 2018 in Ottawa, and adjudicated by a panel of professional engineers.  The team was […]


We are pleased to announce the launch of the NSERC CREATE TOP-SET website.  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Collaborative Research and Training Experience Program titled “Training in Optoelectronics for Power: from Science and Engineering to Technology” (NSERC CREATE TOP-SET) is a training program that aims to form […]

SUNLAB Presents an NSERC CREATE TOP-SET Seminar on Organic Solar Cells

Friday, December 15, 2017, 3:30 p.m. Refreshments to be served starting at 3 p.m Advanced Research Complex, room 233 University of Ottawa, 25 Templeton Street Non-Fullerene Electron Accepting Materials in Organic Photovoltaics: Synthesis, Device Engineering and Lifetime Assessments Timothy P. Bender, University of Toronto Abstract: For some time, our group […]