Grants Issued

2019 Research Project Summary Poster
2019 Research Project Summary Poster

Despite this year’s Ride for Clean Energy taking place remotely, we would still like to highlight the important research that our grant recipients are undertaking. Each year at the ride, scientific posters are on display summarising all of the research projects that the Foundation has funded. Above is this year’s poster, highlighting the work of Cong Dong (University of Regina),…

Clean Energy Research Grant Update – 2017 Alumni
Clean Energy Research Grant Update – 2017 Alumni

It has been an exciting year for the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. In 2019, more than $20,000 was raised during the Ride for Clean Energy, and for the second consecutive year, three grants were awarded to three very deserving projects. As the Foundation continues to grow each year, we wanted to start 2020 with an update of a…

2019 TLCERF Grants Awarded
2019 TLCERF Grants Awarded

Building on the Foundation’s growth from last year, three grants have once again been awarded to deserving clean energy research projects being undertaken by accomplished graduate students across Canada. This year saw a large number of applications from a diverse range of projects and post-secondary institutions, with almost every province being represented. The Foundation’s grant advisors, with help from the…

Clean Energy Research Grant – 2018 Recap
Clean Energy Research Grant – 2018 Recap

Another successful year is in the books for the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. The past year has been marked with a lot of great highlights, including over $20,000 raised at the Ride for Clean Energy (fourth consecutive year), as well as an all-time high number of awarded grants. For the 2018 round of applications, three candidates were chosen…

2018 TLCERF Grants Awarded!
2018 TLCERF Grants Awarded!

Over the last several years, the Foundation has grown tremendously and as a result has been able to expand its support it is able to provide to deserving clean energy projects being undertaken by talented graduate research students across Canada. With a record number of applicants, composed of a diverse range of high calibre projects from the widest range of…

2017 Clean Energy Research Grant Recap
2017 Clean Energy Research Grant Recap

It has once again been a successful year for the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. Not only did the Ride for Clean Energy raise over $20,000 for its third consecutive year, but we were fortunate enough to be able to award two research grants for the first time in the Foundation’s history. With the growth of the Foundation came…

TLCERF Represented at International Conference
TLCERF Represented at International Conference

This past June, one of the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation 2017 grant awardees, Leah Ellis, presented her work at the International Meeting on Lithium-Ion Batteries in Kyoto, Japan. The international conference hosted talks by world famous scientists and leaders within the lithium-ion battery industry. Leah presented a poster highlighting her work dedicated to new techniques for analysing electrolytes…

2016 Clean Energy Research Grant Update
2016 Clean Energy Research Grant Update

It has been an exciting year for the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation. With another successful Ride for Clean Energy, and for the first time since the Foundation’s inception, the awarding of two grants, there has been no lack of progress. Additional successes are the extraordinary work and milestones that have been achieved by Matthieu Boudreau, the 2016 TLCERF…

2017 TLCERF Grant Recipients
2017 TLCERF Grant Recipients

Since its inception in 2013, the Foundation has grown tremendously thanks to the support of our many donors and supporters of annual fundraising efforts. More recently, the Foundation has grown enough to expand the support we are able to provide to deserving clean energy projects being undertaken by talented graduate research students across Canada. It is with this growth that…

2015 Clean Energy Research Grant Update
2015 Clean Energy Research Grant Update

It has been a very productive year for our 2015 grant recipient, Nimrat Obhi, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto in the Seferos Research Group in the Department of Chemistry. Nimrat has been busy pursuing her research investigating the use of organic polymers with unique 2-dimensional architectures for use in organic solar cells. Her project has led to…

2016 TLCERF Grant Recipient!
2016 TLCERF Grant Recipient!

This year, the Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation received a record number of applications. The Grant Advisory members and Foundation Board members had the challenging task of choosing just one recipient of the grant, amongst a pool of very strong candidates and diverse projects. Applications were received from many different post-secondary institutions across Canada, from both Master’s and Doctorate…

2015 TLCERF Grant Recipient
2015 TLCERF Grant Recipient

The Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation received many qualified applications for the 2015 Research Grant. The motivation, dedication and depth of knowledge of the applicants were inspiring. After adjudication by the Granting Advisory members and the Foundation Board members, we are exceedingly proud to announce the selection of Nimrat Obhi as the 2015 Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation…

2014 Clean Energy Research Grant Update
2014 Clean Energy Research Grant Update

Our inaugural grant recipient, Arthur Montazeri, a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is pursuing the capture and storage of infrared energy. His project has led to collaboration with UC-Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), in Berkeley California. Here are some of his accomplishments in the past year. His…

2014 Grant Recipient Arthur Montazeri
2014 Grant Recipient Arthur Montazeri

The Tyler Lewis Clean Energy Research Foundation accepted applications for its inaugural research Grant of $10,000.00 in the summer of 2014. The Foundation Board and Advisors were exceedingly impressed by the depth of academic and personal attributes demonstrated in the many applications received. After much consultation and review by the Grant Advisory Committee and the Foundation Board, we are pleased…