Clean Energy Research Grant – 2021 Recap

Clean Energy Research Grant – 2021 Recap

With the start of a new year, the Foundation would like to celebrate the achievements of the 2021 TLCERF recipients and recognise the work their accomplished over their funding period. Like 2020, this past year has certainly been a challenging time. But despite the various interruptions due to COVID-19, it was a productive year for our three TLCERF grant recipients.…

2021 TLCERF Grants Awarded!

2021 TLCERF Grants Awarded!

Once again in 2021, graduate students have been finding was to adjust their research plans and modify their work to accommodate more remote work or hybrid schedules. While navigating this ‘new normal’ has undoubtedly not been easy, this did not affect the caliber of this year’s grant applications. This year saw a high number of applications submitted, giving Foundation’s grant…

2020 Research Project Summary Poster

2020 Research Project Summary Poster

As is tradition each year at the Ride for Clean Energy, the newest Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation grant winners and their research is highlighted. The scientific poster summarising the important research being funded by the grant is traditionally on display at the Ride’s after party. Like last year, since the Ride is taking a virtual format again this…

Remembering Professor John R. Grace

Remembering Professor John R. Grace

It is with heavy hearts that the Foundation announces the passing of Professor John R. Grace, on May 26th, 2021. Dr. Grace was a professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia, and a founding grant advisor of the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. Professor Grace was Tyler’s graduate supervisor and…

New Grant Advisors Appointed

New Grant Advisors Appointed

With the Foundation’s exponential growth since its inception, there has been a steady increase in grant applications each year. With this increasing number of applications, the Foundation’s grant advisory board has continued to do an outstanding job of reviewing and identifying the top applicants each year. In order to keep up with this growth, however, two new grant advisors have…

Clean Energy Research Grant Update – 2016 Alumni

Clean Energy Research Grant Update – 2016 Alumni

To kick off 2021, we are spotlighting a former TLCERF grant awardee, Matthieu Boudreau, who was the successfully chosen candidate in 2016. Matthieu was a mechanical engineering PhD student at the Université Laval, where he also received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, researching a clean and renewable technology for energy extraction from river or tidal currents. Matthieu also spent a…