Geotechnical Research Centre

Research Directors

K.Y. Lo, PhD, P.Eng., FEIC

K.Y. Lo, PhD, P.Eng., FEIC

Professor Emeritus

Research Interests / Specializations: Energy & Resources Development, Underground structures in rock, Deep excavations in soils & rock , Slope stability in difficult soil conditions
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3080
Tel: 519-661-2125
cquintus@eng.uwo.ca

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M.H. El Naggar, PhD, P.Eng., FEIC, FASCE

M.H. El Naggar, PhD, P.Eng., FEIC, FASCE

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Civil Infrastructure, Design of machine foundations, Static & dynamic analysis of piles, Soil dynamics & geotechnical earthquake engineering
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3010B
Tel: 519-661-4219
helnaggar@eng.uwo.ca

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J.I. Gerhard, PhD, P.Eng.

J.I. Gerhard, PhD, P.Eng.

Professor, Canada Research Chair in Geoenvironmental Restoration Engineering

Research Interests / Specializations: Contaminant Hydrogeology & Site Remediation, Innovative techniques for remediation of soil & groundwater, Geophysics for mapping contaminated sites, Numerical modeling of pollutants in the subsurface
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3029
Tel: 519-661-4154
jgerhard@eng.uwo.ca

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T.A. Newson, PhD

T.A. Newson, PhD

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Civil Infrastructure/Energy & Natural Resources, Cyclic & static laboratory stress-strain testing & constitutive modeling, Finite element modeling of complex boundary value problems, Geotechnical for offshore infrastructure and wind farms
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3084
Tel: 519-850-2973
tnewson@eng.uwo.ca

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C. Robinson, PhD, P.Eng.

C. Robinson, PhD, P.Eng.

Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in Water Quality

Research Interests / Specializations: Contaminant Hydrogeology & Remediation, Groundwater & geotechemical modeling, Groundwater-surface water interactions
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3041
Tel: 519-661-2111, ext. 80974
crobin69@uwo.ca

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A. Sadrekarimi, PhD, P.Eng.

A. Sadrekarimi, PhD, P.Eng.

Associate Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Geotechnical, Soil dynamics & geotechnical earthquake engineering, Static & cyclic behavior of soils, Advanced laboratory & field soil testing, Geotechnical physical model testing
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3010D
Tel: 519-661-2111, ext. 80334
asadrek@uwo.ca

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J.Q. Shang, PhD, P.Eng.

J.Q. Shang, PhD, P.Eng.

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Environmental, Electrokinetics for geotechnical & environmental engineering applications, Management of reactive mine tailings, Electromagnetic waves for subsurface contamination
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3082
Tel: 519-661-4218
jshang@eng.uwo.ca

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E.K. Yanful, PhD, P.Eng, FCSCE

E.K. Yanful, PhD, P.Eng, FCSCE

Professor

Research Interests / Specializations: Environmental, Mine water treatment using sustainable novel absorbents, Acid rock drainage, Advanced oxidation methods for wastewater treatment, Landfill design & performance in tropical environments
Spencer Engineering Building, Rm. 3079
Tel: 519-661-4069
eyanful@eng.uwo.ca

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