NRC-University of Toronto Collaboration for Green Energy Materials

 

The NRC-University of Toronto Collaboration Centre for Green Energy Materials is aiming to build a strong, long-term relationship between the University of Toronto and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to leverage their strengths in reducing the environmental impacts of the transformation, transmission and storage of energy. This collaboration centre advances critical platform technologies for accelerating the development of clean materials and production processes.

Collaborators

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Arts and Science
  • National Research Council of Canada – Energy, Mining and Environment Research Centre
  • National Research Council of Canada – Security and Disruptive Technologies Research Centre
  • National Research Council of Canada – Construction Research Centre

Current areas of focus

  • Accelerated materials discovery and process development
  • Production scale-up, demonstration and standardization
  • Materials and process sustainability and safety

Research expertise

  • Next-generation photovoltaics
  • Renewable carbon-based feedstocks
  • Renewable fuels and fuel cells
  • Next-generation consumer-scale energy
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics-enabled materials discovery

Contact us

National Research Council of Canada
Andrew Johnston
Director (Acting), Advanced materials research facility
Email: Andrew.Johnston@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

University of Toronto
Tim Bender
Professor, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
Telephone: 416-978-6140
Email: tim.bender@utoronto.ca

Dwight Seferos
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Telephone: 416-946-0285
Email: dwight.seferos@utoronto.ca

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