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You are invited to submit your abstract for the 1st annual Biophysical Society of Canada Meeting at the University of Waterloo in June 17-19, 2015. The meeting has a focus on novel developments in biophysics, bio-and nano-technologies.
Abstract submission deadline is April 1.
For more information, please see the attached PDF file below and visit the meeting website.
The Boston Chapter of the IEEE Power and Energy Society is conducting a 12 hour Energy Storage course that will provide advanced training in Battery Management Systems, Energy Storage Technologies, Vanadium Flow Battery, Transmission Planning Value for Midcontinent ISO, Policy and Standard Barriers, Lessons to learn, and Flywheels.
Please see the attached program guide for details and follow this link for registration.
Google is getting together with the IEEE to offer a prize of $1 million for the individual or team that can shrink the size of a 2kVA power dc-to-ac inverter the most under the banner of The Little Box Challenge.
As the browser company and IT giant states: "Figure out how to shrink an inverter down to something smaller than a small laptop - a reduction of more than a factor of ten in volume - and smaller than everyone else, and you'll win a million dollars - and help revolutionize electricity…
The SD Natural Gas Fund, a collaboration between the Government of Canada - through Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) - and the Canadian Gas Association (CGA), is now accepting applications until April 16.
The fund seeks to support technologies with the following applications:
- Residential (small-scale affordable combined heat and power units, ultra-efficient water heaters, technologies that improve the efficiency of residential heating and/or cooling);
The Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) scholarship program has been supporting students for over 19 years. In 2014, EFC and its members and participants will provide students with $113,000 in funding across 56 scholarships.
Now entering its 19th year, the Electro-Federation Scholarship Program has awarded over $600,000 to Canadian students. As an industry, this provides an opportunity for members to band together under a proven program. Canadian university and college students are shown the electrical industry as a viable career choice in Engineering, Sales, Marketing, Finance, Management, Operations, Information Technology and Human Resources.
The scholarships both encourage and support Canadian students in…
Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) is a not-for-profit foundation that finances and supports the development and demonstration of clean technologies which provide solutions to issues of climate change, clean air, water quality and soil, and which deliver economic, environmental and health benefits to Canadians.
For more information visit the SDTC website.
The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering and Design (TISED), in McGill's Faculty of Engineering, is seeking a scholar to spend six months in residence at McGill's Faculty of Engineering to participate in collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching. TISED's 2014-2015 Scholars-in-Residence program supports scholars and experts to conduct collaborative research with an emphasis on advancing sustainability in one of the following areas: (a) energy resources and…
To: Offices of Research at Ontario Universities, Colleges, NSERC Liaison Officials and Ontario Academia involved in transportation research:
Please see the attached files (PDF and MSWord documents) for information on the Ontario Ministry of Transportation's 2014 Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program (HIIFP).
The Highway Infrastructure Innovation Funding Program provides funding to Ontario colleges and universities to encourage applied research in transportation infrastructure in…
The Community Environmental Fund was established to support community-based environmental initiatives. The fund assists community members and organizations who wish to carry out projects that protect, promote, and enhance our natural environment.
The Region of Waterloo will help fund projects that benefit the community by protecting and enhancing our natural environment.
From Schneider Electric:
"I encourage you to partner up with a teammate and submit your best idea in our International Challenge: Go Green in the City. For the fourth year in a row, we're asking university students around the world to share their ideas for innovative energy management solutions. Each team should consist of two current university-level students, and to build greater diversity, we require that at least one team member be a woman. The 100 best teams around the world will…
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