ePOWER

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

Funding

ePOWER currently receives funding from the following sources:

Current Funding
  • Ontario Research Fund - Research Excellence, Eco-Friendly Nano PV Energy System, 2017-2021 (Jain)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant, Highly-Efficient and Smart Power Electronics Systems for Long-Lasting Energy Storage Systems in Smart Grid Applications, 2016-2021 (Bakhshai)
  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics, 2015-2022 (Jain)
  • CFI Infrastructure Operating Fund, Engineering a Smart Microgrid Test Platform, 2015-2020 (Jain)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant Accelerator Supplement, A New Power Architecture with Wireless Feedback Control for Next Generation Server Power System, 2014-2017 (Liu)
  • CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund, Engineering a Smart Microgrid Test Platform, 2014-2017 (Jain)
  • NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, Technology Development for DC - DC Integrated Point of Load (POL) Power Supply, 2014-2017 (Liu)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant, Power Electronics Converters for Electric Vehicles, 2013-2017 (Jain)

 

Previous Funding
  • NSERC Engage, Novel Mid-Point Balancing for ANPC Converter and Assessing Future DC to MV Power Converter Architectures (With Schneider Electric Solar Inverters USA, Inc.), 2016 (Bakhshai)
  • NSERC Strategic Project, New Power Converters for Energy Storage Systems, 2014-2016 (Jain)
  • NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, GaN Power Electronics Converters for Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems, 2014-2016 (Jain)
  • NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, Technology Development for High Efficiency LLC DC-DC Converter for Server Rectifier Application with Digital Control and Multi-Phase Interleaving, 2013-2016 (Liu)
  • NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, Smart Micro Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems, 2013-2015 (Bakhshai)
  • Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, QUARC 2: Developing a Smart Grid-Interactive Wind Power Conversion System, 2012-2013 (Bakhshai)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant, Modelling, Design and Control of Plug-and-Play Power Converters for Hybrid Renewable Distributed Energy Systems, 2011-2015 (Bakhshai)
  • ORF Research Excellence, GaN Based Energy-Efficient Electronics for Wireless, Satellite and Power Applications, 2010-2016 (Jain)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant, New Converter Topologies for Emerging Renewable Energy Systems for the IT Industry, 2010-2012 (Jain)
  • NSERC Strategic Project, Wireless Networks for Data Collection from Sensored Homes, 2010-2012 (Jain)
  • Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Power Electronics, 2009-2015, (Jain)
  • NSERC Discovery Grant, A New Power Architecture with Wireless Feedback Control for Next Generation Server Power System, 2009-2015 (Liu)​
  • OCE Centre for Communications and Information Technology, Energy Efficient Primary Power Distribution Systems for Data Centres, 2008-2011 (Jain)
  • ORF Research Excellence, Greenhouse Gas Emission Free and Energy Efficient Power Technology for Information Systems, 2007-2014 (Jain)
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