ePOWER

ePower Queen's Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research
ePower Queen's Centre for Energy and Power Electronics Research

Collaborators

Dr. Stephen HarrisonDr. Stephen Harrison

  • Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Queen's University
  • Director of the Queen's University Solar Calorimetry Lab (SCL) and Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  • Over 30 years of experience in the development and evaluation of solar energy equipment
  • His patented innovations in solar hot water technology resulted in the development of a solar domestic hot water heater product now being sold on the North American market by Enerworks
  • Founder of the Queen's University Solar Vehicle Team (now Queen's Solar Design Team) and was the Queen's Faculty Advisor for Team Ontario's award winning entry to the USDOE (U.S. Department of Energy) 2013 Solar Decathlon Competition.

 

Dr. Gerry MoschopoulosDr. Gerry Moschopoulos

  • Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Western Ontario
  • Publications include approximately 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 140 articles in peer-reviewed conference proceedings
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and IEEE Journal of Selected and Emerging Topics in Power Electronics
  • Technical Program Committee Co-Chair: IEEE EPEC 2015, IEEE INTELEC 2014, IEEE CCECE 2013 and 2014
  • Technical Program Committee Vice-Chair: IEEE APEC 2011 -  and IEEE ECCE 2011 and 2015.
  • Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and IEEE Journal of Selected and Emerging Topics in Power Electronics
  • Co-Chair of the Power Sources Manufacturers Association Industry-Education Committee
  • Design Engineer with Advanced Power Systems Division of Nortel from 1996-8
  • Member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario

 

Dr. John LamDr. John Lam

  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at York University
  • Recipient of several peer-reviewed external research grants and the MITACS industrial fellowship
  • Publications include more than 35 articles in refereed IEEE journals and conference proceedings
  • Reviewer for five different IEEE journal societies
  • Member of the IEEE Power Electronics Society and Industry Applications Society

 

 

Dr. Francis DawsonDr. Francis Dawson

  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto where he is engaged in teaching and research
  • Francis Dawson (S’86-M’87) received a B.Sc degree in physics and a B.ASc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto in 1978, 1982, 1985, and 1988, respectively
  • He worked as a process control engineer in the pulp and paper, rubber and textile industries during the period 1978-1980
  • From 1982 to 1984 he acted as a consultant on various projects. Development areas included high-frequency link power supplies, power supplies for specialized applications and high current protection circuits
  • His areas of research interest include static power converters and their applications, signal processing in power engineering applications, energy storage systems and device or process modeling
  • He has also participated as a Consultant or Project Leader in several industrial projects 
  • ​Member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and an IEEE Fellow

 

Dr. Amiya Nayak​Dr. Amiya Nayak   

  • Professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Ottawa.
  • Received his B.Math. degree in Computer Science and Combinatorics & Optimization from University of Waterloo in 1981, and Ph.D. in Systems and Computer Engineering from Carleton University in 1991
  • Over 17 years of industrial experience in software engineering, avionics and navigation systems, simulation and system level performance analysis
  • Research interests are in the area of mobile computing, wireless sensor networks, and fault tolerance

 

Dr. Kshirasagar (Sagar) NaikDr. ​Kshirasagar (Sagar) Naik

  • Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Waterloo
  • Research interests include energy performance testing of mobile apps, communication protocols for smart grids, and energy performance modeling of application software.
  • Serves as a Regional Editor (America) of Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers and an Associate Editor of International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks.
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems in 2013-2014
  • Guest editor of four special issues of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications and IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing.
  • Co-author of two books, namely, Software Testing and Quality Assurance: Theory and Practice (Wiley, 2008) and Software Evolution and Maintenance (Wiley, 2014).

 

Dr. Kumaraswamy PonnambalamDr. Kumaraswamy Ponnambalam

  • Professor  in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo
  • Recipient of CITO (OCE) and MITACS Industrial Research Grants, and many NSERC supported research grants
  • Publications include over 50 articles in refereed journals and 12 chapters in refereed books and author of three books
  • Invited speaker at a number of conferences, including International Conference on Object-Oriented Programming, Systems, Languages and Applications and the Canadian Operational Research Society/Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • Specializes in multidisciplinary design optimization under uncertainty