News & Announcements

Launch of Biojet Supply Chain Initiative - Researchers from BioFuelNet Canada will be launching a project in collaboration with Air Canada, aimed at demonstrating the operational feasibility of a supply chain for biofuels in aviation.  While successful tests have already demonstrated the viability of a 50/50 fuel mix of conventional and biofuels, with a substantial reduction in carbon emissions, the initiative will look... Read more »
Solar Fuels – Carbon Dioxide and the ‘solar refinery’ - Professor Geoffrey Ozin, Canada Research Chair of Materials Chemistry and Nanochemistry is the recipient of a $1 million award from the Connaught Global Challenge Award program to investigate the utilization of carbon dioxide as a renewable feedstock for fuel.   Using catalysis, the work looks at using solar conversion of gaseous CO2 to create fuels, including methane, in a... Read more »
IMG_9415 2015/16 Scholarship Recipients - ISE is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research, the Mercedes-Benz Canada Graduate Fellowship in Fuel Cell Research and the new Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Graduate Scholarship in Sustainable Energy.  In total, 17 outstanding students will receive scholarships worth $160,800 for the 2015/16 academic year. Hatch Scholarship recipients with ISE... Read more »
Next Generation Solar – Photovoltaics Canada – May 13th and 14th - Next Generation Solar 2015 – Photovoltaics Canada, the Sixth National Scientific Conference will be held at the University of Toronto on May 13 and 14, 2015 and will draw together many photovoltaic experts and students from a wide range of disciplines from all across Canada, in addition to industry representatives. The Conference will provide a wonderful... Read more »
Fields Institute: Optimization for Smart Grid and Power Tranmission Networks - The Fields Institute Industrial Seminar presents: Miguel Anjos, Ecole Polytechnique Montréal Current challenges and recent progress in optimization for the smart grid and Innocent Kamwa, Hydro-Québec Applications of optimization to improve performance of power transmission networks Date: Monday, March 16th, 5:00pm Location: Fields Institute, 222 College Street, Room 230 http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/programs/cim/14-15/optimization_seminar/ ————————————————- Miguel Anjos, Ecole Polytechnique Montréal Current Challenges and... Read more »