Current Projects

Kromer, R. PhD Geological Sciences/ Engineering Identifying and monitoring rockfall precursors using Terrestrial Laser Scanning for improved rockfall hazard management
Rodriguez, J.L. PhD Geotechnical Engineering  Numerical simulation of water flow through unsaturated soil in vertical and inclined layered systems
Bonneau, D. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Carter, R. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Irwin, K. MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Surface water classification and monitoring using polarimetric synthetic aperture radar
Journault, J. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Analysis of modern landslide deformations in the Thompson River Valley using InSAR
Hudson, R. MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Le Meil, G. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Characterization of a landslide-prone glaciolacustrine clay from the Thompson River Valley near Ashcroft, British Columbia
Rowe, E. MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering  An examination of structural constraints on rockfall behaviour using LiDAR data
Sala Z. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Chyz, A. BASc/ RA Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Kelly, L. BASc/ RA Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Meeks, E. BASc/ RA Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Lan, H. RA Geotechnical Engineering Risk modeling in GIS
Van Veen, M. MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Ondercin, M MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering


Bartz, J. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Analysis and design of sheet pile ribs for slope stabilization
Gillen, H. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Landslide mitigation using granular shear keys: observations from a review of 38 case studies
Macciotta, R. RA Geotechnical Engineering Quantified risk applied to railway operation optimization


Acharya, M. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Investigation of the mechanism of long-term deformation of peat subgrade under embankment loading
Carla, T. Visiting PhD Geotechnical Engineering Time-series analysis of landslides displacement data for early-warning purposes
Ondercin, M. MASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering An exploration of rockfall modelling through game engines
Schafer, M. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Kinematics and controlling mechanics of the slow moving Ripley landslide
van Veen, M. MASc Geotechnical Engineering Building a rockfall database using remote sensing: techniques for hazard management in Canadian rail corridors


Hunter, E. BSc/RA Civil & Environmental Engineering Evaluation of geotechnical hazards of extreme floods


Taslagyan, K. PhD Geotechnical Engineering The shear strength of granular soils under the influence of vibration
Kennedy, C. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Comparison of geomechanics rock slope data collected using photogrammetry and LiDAR platforms
Heilman, J. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Spatial and temporal aspects of rock fall events along a railroad corridor in southwest British Columbia
Sampson, M. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Quantitative risk assessment of derailment and fatality due to rockfalls along a cut slope pre- and post-mitigation: Milepost 10.2 of CP’s Cascade Subdivision
Gauthier, D. PDF Geological Sciences/ Engineering Sensitive clay process modeling; LiDAR assessment of rockfall source zones


Macciotta, R. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Quantitative risk assessment of natural and cut slopes: Measuring uncertainty in the estimated risks and proposed framework for developing risk evaluation criteria
Reich, B. MEng Geotechnical Engineering The Ripley Landslide: The effect of river level on velocity and instability of natural slopes
Shehzad, K. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Examination of internal stresses in debris flow using DEM modeling
Cluett, C., McAuley, S., Koby, S., Zurbryky, S. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Rockfall mitigation along CN Rail through White Canyon, British Columbia
Lea, E. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Rockfall hazard mapping White Canyon
MacGowan, T. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Characterising White Canyon rock hazards using LiDAR and photogrammetry


Hendry, M. PhD Civil & Geological Engineering The geomechanical behaviour of peat foundations below rail-track structures
Delaloye, D. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Development of a new methodology for measuring deformation in tunnels and shafts with terrestrial laser scanning (LiDAR) using elliptical fitting algorithms
LeClerc, R., Thompson, M. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Optimization of ballast testing techniques considering rock type, mineralogy, weathering and abrasion


Bailey, B. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Investigation into the source and progression of railway track ballast layer fouling material for the CN Joliette, QC subdivision
Russell, J. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Process analysis of rockfalls with stationary terrestrial LiDAR and RockFall Analyst
Bale, S. BSc Civil & Environmental Engineering Application of LiDAR and InSAR technology to monitoring rock slope on CP Rail tracks
Day, J., Kuuskman, M., MacCallum, C. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Evaluation of the effect of railway ballast fouling and design of embankment stabilization solutions
Medinski, D. BSc Civil & Environmental Engineering Application of ground based InSAR technology to monitoring of Turtle Mountain
Thompson, M. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Geospatial analysis of ballast fouling sources


Kalenchuk, K. PhD Geological Sciences/ Engineering Multi-dimensional analysis of large, complex slope instability
Lato, M. PhD Geological Sciences/ Engineering Geotechnical applications of LiDAR pertaining to geomechanical evaluation and hazard identification
Dunlop, S. MSc Geological Sciences/ Engineering Rockslides in a changing climate: establishing relationships between meteorological conditions and rockslides in southwestern Norway for the purposes of developing a hazard forecast system


Alzo’ubi, A. PhD Geotechnical Engineering The effect of tensile strength on the stability of rock slopes
Mansour, M. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Characteristic behaviour of slow moving slides
Quinn, P. PhD Geological Sciences/ Engineering Large landslides in sensitive clay in eastern Canada and the associated hazard and risk to linear infrastructure


Bunce, C. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Risk estimation for railways exposed to landslides


Keegan, T. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Methodology for risk analysis of railway ground hazards
Alvarez, J. BASc Geological Sciences/ Engineering
Ball, D. RA Geological Sciences/ Engineering


Kjelland, M.


Geological Sciences/ Engineering