Alexandre (Alex) Walker

Roles and responsibilities

Researcher officer in Advanced Electronics & Photonics Research Centre in the Electronics Team

Early Career Research Network representative for AEP

Research Information Technology Officer for AEP

Current research and/or projects

Development of short wavelength infrared focal plane arrays composed of InP/InGaAs

InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode development

GaN and InP High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMT) development

Organic Field Effect Transistor development


Ph.D. Physics, University of Ottawa, 2013

M.Sc. Physics, University of Ottawa, 2008

B.Sc. (Hons) Astrophysics, Queen's University, 2007




Adjunct professor, University of Ottawa

Inventions and patents

US2016118524 A1, "Radiation-hard four-junction solar cell"

DE102016208 113A1, "Strahlungsharte Bandluckengradientzelle"

WO2018108882A1, "Photovoltaic semiconductor component for converting radiation power into electric power, method for producing same, and use of same"

Key publications

International experience and/or work

October 2013 - July 2016

Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Freiburg, Germany

Scientific Researcher

- Exploring III-V semiconductor based photovoltaic technologies for both terrestrial and space applications

Alexandre (Alex) Walker

Alexandre (Alex) Walker

Associate Research Officer
Quantum and Nanotechnologies
1200 Montreal Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0R6
Preferred language: English
Other(s): English, French
Telephone: 613-991-9703


Information Technology, Data processing, Modelling Software, Semiconductors, Sensors, Materials