Prof. Dr. Stephen Harrison

Prof. Dr. Harrison has extensive experience in the development and evaluation of solar energy equipment. Author of numerous technical papers and patents, he is the Director of the Solar Calorimetry Laboratory at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON.   The laboratory supports the efforts of graduate students and researchers, and undertakes applied research for industry and government partners.  During 2013 he was also a faculty Advisor to Team Ontario, a multi-institutional, student design project to develop a unique net-zero energy building for entry into the 2013 US DOE Solar Decathlon Completion in California.  Team Ontario was awarded the coveted 1st place in the Engineering category.  A past co-founder of EnerWorks Inc., a manufacturer of solar thermal products in North America, and Theme Leader for Solar Heating and Cooling within the Canadian Solar Buildings Research Network, he is currently involved in research on solar-assisted heat pump systems and the commercialization of technology developed at Queen’s University.