Civil and Environmental EngineeringWestern Engineering

Graduate Supervision




Dan Grenier, Optimizing sheathed stud walls in light-fram wood construction (2008).

Bilal Bakht [with J.P.C. King], Assessment of wind-induced response and driveability of Confederation Bridge (2006).

Luis Orta, Restrained shrinkage in concrete bridge elements after rehabilitation (2005).

Tanweer Malik, Full-scale verification of load parths in wood houses at service loads [withdrawn September 2015].

Lisa Feldman, Bond of plain steel reinforcement in concrete (2002).

Solomon Asantey, Traffic load enforcement for bridge and highway management (2002).

Colin MacDougall, Behaviour of monostrand tendons with broken wires (2001).


Andrew MacDonald, Assessing exisitng bridges for military traffic loadings (2012).

Zachary McNeil, Instability of slender concrete cable-stayed bridge decks (2011).

Trevor Scott, Concrete bridge girders with exposed reinforcement (2010).

Augustine Banson, UHPC joints for precast concrete bridge decks (2010).

Andrew Krisciunas, Local buckling resistance of corroding steel columns (2009).

Jeff Blaylock, Hybrid concrete/light wood frame building construction (2009).

Su Liu, Reliability of single load path bridges [co-advised by W. Zhou] (2009).

JayaPrakash Vemuri, Resistance factors for components proportioned using capacity design (2008).

Derek Praught, Invesgiation of steel roofs designed to retain rainwater (2006).

Katherine Shek, Behaviour and design of hybrid steel compression member for bridge rehabilitation (2006).

Jeff Nocent, Instrumentation to determine load paths in full-scale wood house tests (2006).

Jane Dale, Wind-induced instability of plate girder bridges [with J.P.C. King, UWO] (2004).

Chris Scollard, Rehabilitation of prestressed voided slab bridges (2003).

Jason Jelinek, Material properties of new and historical bridge steels (2002).

Michael D'Costa, Structural performance of a corrugated fibreboard shelter (2000).

Brad Schmidt, Review of resistance factor for steel (2000).

Tadeusz Ciszkiewicz, NDT-based service life prediction of deteriorating water mains (1998).

Roger Miltenburg, Membrane behaviour in one-way prestressed concrete slabs (1998).

Scott Leitch, Assessment of plate girders with Type A web stiffeners (1998).

Juan Umana, Dielectric properties of pavement materials [with J.Q. Shang, UWO and J.R. Rossiter, Ryerson] (1998).

Daman Panesar, Reliability of precast Type G stringer bridges in Alberta (1997).

Responsible for annual performance assessment of Mr. A. Klazinga, Technician, Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes (01 January 2010 to present).

Responsible for annual performance assessment of Mr. R. Van Straaten, Facility Manager, Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes (01 September 2008 to 31 August 2010).

Principal Supervisor (2002-2004) for L. St. Pierre, a UWO MESc graduate who was full-time research co-ordinator of the project Mitigating Losses to Housing Due to Extreme Natural Hazards. She served as Implementation Co-ordinator at the Insurance Research Lab for Better Homes until 01 December 2007.