Person: Asif Ansari

Frank Nolan

Frank Nolan has been appointed research and innovation development officer of the NSERC Prairies Regional Office, one of five regional offices of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council. Nolan joined the regional office in 2007 as a research partnerships promotion officer, working with stakeholders and organizing industry-academia networking events. Prior to NSERC, he worked…

Asif Ansari

Asif Ansari has been appointed CEO of Morgan Solar, a three-year old Toronto-based start-up and developer of CPV (concentrated solar PV) optics technology. Ansari is serial entrepreneur and successful CEO for several US-based solar technology start-ups and has been instrumental in developing and commercializing more than 20 technologies in the cleantech and aerospace sectors. His…

Dr Robert Crawhall

Dr Robert Crawhall is stepping down as president and DG of NanoQuébec after a little more than two years. After his departure, effective October 22, he will be replaced on an interim basis by Benoit Balmana, managing director at Nanoledge Inc and a former NanoQuébec board member. Crawhall will begin at an Ottawa-based non-governmental organization…