The Lab

Funding

The SSDL receives funding through industrial support and collaboration and government/non-governmental granting agencies. Their support is gratefully acknowledged. Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS) MITACS Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) BC…

Facilities

The SSDL has a number of facilities for use in research work, including: Stratasys fused deposition modeling (FDM) rapid prototyping machine Trailer-based wind turbine test rig Sonic & cup anemometers Multi-axis load cell Pressure/temperature/humidity gauges Water-tunnel based rotor testing rig…

About

The Sustainable Systems Design Lab (SSDL), directed by Dr. Curran Crawford, is part of the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems (IESVic) and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Victoria in Victoria, BC, Canada. The fundamental motivation for the activities of the SSDL derive from a…

The Lab

We’re glad you found the website for the Sustainable Systems Design Lab (SSDL) at the University of Victoria (UVic). Please take a look around the site to find out who we are, our ethos, what projects we work on, and…