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Connaught Global Challenge Symposium: “CO2 Solutions to Climate Change”

The Solar Fuels Cluster at the University of Toronto is proud to announce details of our Connaught Global Challenge Symposium on “CO2 Solutions to Climate Change”. It will take place on May 9 and 10, 2017 at the University of Toronto St. George campus. This symposium will focus on different ways of utilizing CO2 as… Read more »

ISE Seminar – Ontario’s Energy System – Emissions and Rates

ISE presents a two-part seminar on Ontario’s energy system, touching on ways to affordably reduce emissions, and alternative models for electricity rates. Speakers: Paul Acchione, M.Eng., P.Eng., FCAE Charles Rhodes, B.Sc., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., P. Eng. Date and Time: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST Location: Fitzgerald Building, room 103, 150 College Street, Toronto, ON Registration: adjustment 1…. Read more »

ISE presents: Dr. Manfred Fischedick “Germany’s Energy Transition”

When: October 26, 2016 Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm Where: University College, room UC161 15 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Register Online: Prof. Dr. Manfred Fischedick As the Vice President at the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy and professor at the Schumpeter School of Business and Economics at the University of… Read more »

ISE call for 2016/17 academic scholarships

The Institute for Sustainable Energy is currently inviting scholarship applications from Masters of Applied Science (MASc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) students in the Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering for the 2016-17 academic year for the following awards: Hatch Graduate Scholarship for Sustainable Energy Research Mercedes-Benz Canada Graduate Fellowship in Fuel Cell Research Mrs. Vijayalakshmi Graduate… Read more »

New catalyst offers efficient storage of alternative energies

By Marit Mitchell  We can’t control when the wind blows and when the sun shines, so finding efficient ways to store energy from alternative sources remains an urgent research problem. Now, a group of researchers led by Professor Ted Sargent at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering may have a solution inspired… Read more »

Workshop on Building a Community of Practice in Smart Grid Cyber Security

Call for Participation  In collaboration with the DRDC and BCIT, the ECE Department at the University of Toronto is organizing a Workshop on Building a Community of Practice in Smart Grid Cyber Security on May 26-27, 2016 in Galbraith Building (35 St. George Street) Room 202. The objectives of the workshop are: 1) To open up a dialogue amongst experts… Read more »

Air Canada joins Biojet Supply Chain Initiative

Air Canada has announced that it will participate in the Canadian Biojet Supply Chain Initiative (CBSCI), with the objective of adding 400,000 litres of sustainable aviation biofuel in a shared fuel system at a yet to be determined Canadian airport. ISE Faculty member, and Director of the CREATE program in Clean Combustion Engines, Murray Thomson is the University of… Read more »

Centre for Power and Information showcase

The ECE Department and Centre for Power and Information (CPI) at the University of Toronto are hosting a CPI Research Showcase on April 18, 2016 in the Sanford Fleming Building (10 King’s College Road), Room 1105. The Showcase plans to be an interesting, stress-free and fun-filled day, with talks, demos and posters. Refreshments and lunch will be served. The… Read more »

ISE Research Symposium – March 29th

Thank you to all that joined us for our 3rd annual ISE research symposium, and a special thank you to our speakers: Nick Stark (H.H. Angus & Associates), Oleg Popovsky (Constant Power), John Paul Morgan (Morgan Solar), and Terry Gerritsen (Hatch). The event was covered by Tyler Irving in the U of T Engineering News:… Read more »

The future of sustainable energy: Q & A with Professor Aimy Bazylak

From wind turbines and solar power to fuel cells and hydroelectricity, sources of sustainable energy are as diverse as the researchers working in this area. Professor Aimy Bazylak (MIE), Director of U of T Engineering’s Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE), sees this diversity as a strength of both the Institute and the field. Next year,… Read more »