Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University
Lukas Swan was first introduced to renewable energy and battery electric vehicles while growing up in California. “I became fascinated with energy use, saw a unique role for my skills, and applied them to batteries for grid storage,” he says.
Because there’s not yet a standardized, optimal way of extracting power from tidal currents, many tidal industry technologies are currently being tested around the world. The Testing of a New Turbine Blade Design and Blade Materials project used Canada’s largest university aquatic research facility – Dalhousie University’s Aquatron – to demonstrate the potential of a new hydrokinetic tidal turbine design.
Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Dalhousie University. Research Associate in Dr. Etienne Mfoumou’s Applied Research Engineered Technologies Lab at the Nova Scotia Community College.
Growing up, Cameroon native Jordan Kamga longed to know more about the inner workings of the stuff he encountered in his daily life. It’s a desire that helped set him on the path he’s on today.