- Solar energy
- Microwave photonics
- Quantum photonics
- Fibre optics
- Optical materials
Areas of research
What's happening in this field?
Hinzer continues to teach with the university’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and serves as the founder and director of the SUNLAB, which is Canada’s premier solar cell research facility.
Professor Raphael St-Gelais and his team are working to create a solution that would recycle this heat into electricity using a portable conversion module, which could be mounted directly onto any hot surface.