Geotechnical Research Centre

Papers Presented by GRC Alumni at CGS Conference

Alumni papers presented at the CGS Conference held in Regina on September 29 - October 1, 2014.

Yield Stress Versus Arresting Stress for Managing High Density Tailings Deposition.
Mizani, S and Simms, P. (PhD '02)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Effects of Temperature and Leachate Exposure on Hydraulic Performance of Compacted Clay Liners (CCLs) in Landfills.  
Aldaeef, A.A. and Rayhani, M.T. (PhD '07)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Cam-clay Material Properties of Soft Holocene and Pleistocene Clay Deposits in Northern Alberta
Karimpour, H., Eshraghian, A. and Becker, D.E. (PhD '81)
Golder Associates Ltd., Calgary, AB

Preliminary Investigation of Transparent Soil for Use in Heat Transport Experiments
Kucharczuk, D. and Mumford, K.G. (Postdoc '12)
Department of Civil Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Strength and Stiffness Properties of Lightweight TDA-Sand Fill Mixtures
El Naggar, H. (PhD '07)
Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Identifying the Mechanisms of Ice Lens Formation Through Soil Suction Measurement and PIV Analysis During Step Freezing Tests
Lake, C. (PhD '02)
Department of Civil and Resource Engneering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

A New Laboratory Apparatus for Testing Geomembrane Leakage with Mine Tailings under Large Earth and Fluid Pressures
Joshi, P., Brachman, R.W.I. (PhD '79) and Rowe, R.K.
GeoEngineering Centre at Queen's-RMC, Queen's University, Kingston, ON

Influence of Salt Concentration on Shear Strength Behaviour of Leda Clay
Yary, M., Aldaeef, A.A. and Rayhani, M.T. (PhD '07)
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Interpretation of Failure Load of Helical Piles
Sakr, M. (PhD '03)
Iron Brothers Ltd., Nisku, AB

An EVP Approach for Embankment Surcharge Design
Qu, G.G. (PhD '08) and Hinchberger, S. (PhD '96)
Hatch Limited, Niagara Falls, ON
Shi, K. (MEng.)
Thurber Engineering Ltd., Oakville, ON
Dittrich, P. (PhD '00)
Golder Associates, Mississauga, ON

Three-Dimensional Geotechnical Complexities of a Small Bridge Replacement
Boone, S.J. and Kanungo, M. (MESc '08)
Golder Associates Ltd, London, ON

Soil Nailing for Highway Construction and Maintenance in Ontario
Kim, T-C (MESc '79) and Lee, S.
Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, Toronto, ON

EPS Supported Fibre Reinforced Concrete Slabs on Grade Built Over Soft Clay
El Naggar, H. (PhD '07)
Department of Civil and Resource Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS