The ECE Entrepreneurship Series presents “From Canada to China: Building a Trans-National Solar Energy Company”

Speaker: Dr. Shawn Qu Date: Friday, September 14, 5-6 p.m. Location: SF1105 Abstract: Canadian Solar was founded in Canada in 2001. It was successfully listed on NASDAQ Exchange (Symbol: CSIQ) in November 2006. To date, Canadian Solar has successfully established eight wholly-owned manufacturing subsidiaries in China that manufacture ingot, wafer, solar cells and solar modules…. Read more »

Tuesday, July 31st at 12:00pm, Doctor Aydin Nabovati, “Computational Modelling and Optimization of Energy Systems”

Doctor Aydin Nabovati of the Department of Mechanical & Industriral Engineering and the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote When: Tuesday, July 31st, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC310 Abstract: In this talk, we will provide an overview of our research activities in the area of modelling and optimization of energy systems. The first part… Read more »

Wednesday, July 18th at 12:00pm, Professor Keryn Lian, “Advances in Solid Electrochemical Supercapacitors”

Professor Keryn Lian of the Department of Materials Science & Engineering and the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote When: Wednesday, July 18th, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC331 Abstract: Electrochemical Capacitors (EC, also called supercapacitors or ultracapcitors) are energy storage devices that complement batteries and fuel cells. They store and release energy very quickly… Read more »

Trees – New Zealand’s future oil wells?

When: Monday, June 18, 2012 from 10:00 – 11:00 AM Where: FWB407 Dr. Trevor Stuthridge, Scion, New Zealand The New Zealand forest growing and wood processing sectors have recently combined forces to put in place a pan-industry Strategic Action Plan that seeks to treble annual export earnings to $12 billion by 2022 through: Delivering innovative… Read more »

Mining Partnership Forum 2012

When: Thursday, June 28, 2012 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (ET) Where: Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3 Ontario Centres for Excellence (OCE), the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI), and NSERC are working with the mining sector to fund $2 million in university and industry based, transformative… Read more »

Thursday June 14th at 12:00pm, Professor Francis Dawson, “Energy Considerations and Waste Water Treatment for Canada’s Remote Communities”

Professor Francis Dawson of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the NSERC CREATE Program in Distributed Generation for Remote When: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 12:00pm Where: MC310 Abstract: This presentation focuses on some of the challenges faced in providing wastewater treatment in remote northern communities. Xogen Technologies, a startup company based in Orangeville… Read more »