Research Areas


Current research areas

The Clean Technologies Research Institute encompasses many kinds of research, by many researchers, in several Dalhousie Faculties. 

Interdisciplinary research collaborations and industrial partnerships are encouraged and fostered by CTRI. 

Our members are engaged in research in the following areas:

Energy storage

  • Batteries
  • Supercapacitors
  • Thermal storage, including phase change materials

Energy production

  • Solar fuels
  • Photovoltaics

Clean building & materials 

  • Sustainable architecture
  • Advanced and additive manufacturing
  • Industrial sustainability 

Clean technologies policy

  • Energy policy
  • Life cycle analysis