Jennifer Thompson

Jennifer is an undergraduate student in the concurrent BSc/BEng program.  She is pursuing her BEng degree in mechanical engineering and BSc in mathematics. She works as a research assistant at RESL on the investigation of high-resolution electricity of various commercial, institutional and multi-unit residential buildings. Her work is approaching commercialization.

Jennifer is working on developing a software tool for building owner/operators that predicts dynamic electricity demand threshold/limit values, increasing the reliability and usefulness of alarm signals.   Jennifer worked at RESL as a summer student in 2015, when she initially began this project.  She has also completed co-op terms at Solar Global Solutions and Amec Foster Wheeler (Nuclear Canada).  Jennifer is from Toronto, Ontario but since moving to Halifax has become an active member in the community.  She has tutored at Highland Park Junior High School and volunteered with various minor hockey teams.  Jennifer is also a member of Dalhousie’s varsity women’s hockey team.