Dalhousie's Jeff Dahn Wins 2017 Herzberg Medal February 7, 2017 - Dr. Jeff Dahn has been awarded the top prize in science in Canada, the NSERC Herzberg Canada Gold Medal. Currently an NSERC Industrial Research Chair partnered with Tesla Motors, Dr. Dahn was the NSERC/3M Canada Industrial Research Chair (IRC) in Materials for Advanced Batteries for twenty years. Dr. Dahn’s group has invented material combinations that are used in batteries powering smart-grid power storage devices, power tools and electric cars. ACENET is proud to be supporting Dr. Dahn's research group. - (Photo by Danny Abriel)..
CFI Continues Funding to Compute Canada January 9, 2017 - The Canada Foundation for Innovation announced $328.5 million in funding today, including $69,455,000 for the Compute Canada MSI 2.0 project. This funding represents approximately 40% of the almost $174 million total funding for the project, the balance coming from provinces and post-secondary institutions. MSI 2.0 supports Compute Canada, along with regional consortia ACENET, Calcul Québec, Compute Ontario and WestGrid. Full story..