Majid Bahrami awarded Canada Research Chair in Alternative Energy Conversion Systems

Mechatronics associate professor Majid Bahrami has been named Canada Research Chair in Alternative Energy Conversion Systems. Bahrami’s innovative research in green energy is advancing a broad range of energy-efficient tools and systems, from more sustainable fuel cells, to high-power polymer lithium-ion batteries with a number of uses.

Bahrami’s research into the design, prototyping and integration of energy-efficient systems will help reduce the environmental impacts of a number of industries, including the automotive, manufacturing, micro-electronics and food sectors. He has fostered highly successful industry collaborations, receiving more than $8M for research from various agencies and industry and serves on several committees, including an NSERC Discovery Grant Evaluation Committee.