Profile

 

Current Position

  • Professor (home department), Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

  • Professor (cross-appointed), Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering

  • Research Director, Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory

Professional Registration

  • Member, Professional Engineers Ontario (February 2, 1999)

Scientific And Professional Societies In Which Membership Is Held

  •  Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (April, 1999)

  •  Member, Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (August, 2001)

  •  Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (February, 2002)

Committee Memberships (last 5 years)

UWO - Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (last 5 years)

  • Member, Civil & Environmental Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee (2007-present)

  • Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering Graduate Committee (2004-2006)

  • Member, Civil & Environmental Engineering Appointments Committee (1998-2003; 2004-2007)

  • Chair, Civil & Environmental Engineering Curriculum Committee (2001-2003)

Faculty of Engineering (last 5 years)

  • Member, Decanal Search Committee (2008)

  • Member - BLWTL Board of Directors (1998-present)

  • Member - Executive Committee (2004-2005)

  • Member - Graduate Committee (2004-2006)

 Faculty of Graduate Studies

  • Member, FGS Scholarship Committee (2007-present)

National and International Committees (current)

  • Secretary, ASCE Aerospace Division, Aerodynamics Committee (2006-present)

  • Secretary, ASCE/SEI Wind Effects Committee (2006-present)

  • Member - Advisory Committee to Masters Degree Program in Wind Engineering at Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain

  • Member, Advisory Committee to Wall of Wind Project, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA (2006–present)

  • Member, Board of Directors of American Association of Wind Engineering, USA (2007–present)

  • Member, Scientific Advisory Committee for Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena 6, Seoul, Korea (2007–2009)

Honours and Awards

  • Honourable Mention: Governor General's Gold Medal (Univ. of Toronto), May 1995

  • NSERC Post-Doctoral Fellowship, July 1995 - July 1997

  • Frontiers in Education New Faculty Fellow, 1999

  • Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Environmental Fluid Mechanics, 2001-2005

  • Honourable Mention for the Thomas C. Keefer  Medal (of Canadian Society of Civil Engineers) for the paper “The entrainment envelope of dye-core vortices at submerged hydraulic intakes” authored by E.C. Carriveau, R.E. Baddour & G.A. Kopp, 2003

  • Canada Research Chair (Tier II) renewal in Wind Engineering, 2006-2010

  • Faculty Scholar Award, University of Western Ontario, 2007-2009

Reviewer

  • ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering (1996, 1997, 2008)

  • ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics (1998, 2004, 2005)

  • Western Journal of Graduate Research (1998)

  • Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics (2000, 2002, 2003 - 2007)

  • Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence (2001, 2002)

  • Alan G. Davenport Engineering Symposium (2002)

  • Experimental and Thermal Fluid Science (2002, 2007)

  • Experiments in Fluids (2002)

  • Flow, Turbulence and Combustion (2002)

  • Journal of Chemical Information and Computer Sciences (2002)

  • 11th International Conference on Wind Engineering (2002)

  • Physics of Fluids (2003, 2006)

  • European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids (2003)

  • ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering (2003)

  • Canada Research Chairs Program (2003, 2007, 2008)

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (2003, 2006, 2007)

  • NSERC (2004, 2007-2008)

  • Wind & Structures (2004-2007)

  • 10th Americas Conference on Wind Engineering (2005)

  • Canadian Space Agency Research Grants (2005)

  • AIAA Journal (2005)

  • Ontario Centres of Excellence (2005)

  • ASCE Natural Hazards Review (2006)

  • Advances in Structural Engineering (2007)

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Contact Info

Western Engineering

Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Laboratory
Rm. 109

Tel: 519-611-3338
Fax: 519-661-3339