After being postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 22nd Canadian Rock Mechanics Symposium was held at the Isabel Bader Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on August 8-10, 2022. The RockEng22 Symposium, hosted by the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA), was themed to celebrate Canadian excellence in rock mechanics and a […]
The 2022 Student Level ARMA Service Award, handed out by the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), has been awarded to Aly Abdelaziz. This award is given for outstanding and selfless service demonstrated by a student within the ARMA Student Chapter program. Aly led efforts to establish and is currently serving as the president of the […]
Starting from the innovative research of three PhD students in Giovanni Grasselli’s Geomechanics Group, Geomechanica Inc. has been named a top Toronto-based Civil Engineering start-up of 2021! Geomechanica Inc. stands with other successful construction and technical engineering design start-ups such as Kinetica Dynamics, Menkes, and Dragados Canada. Based on criteria such as innovative work, growth […]
We would like to congratulate Mr. Afeez Popoola, a PhD student in our research group, for being part of the winning University of Toronto team at the international 2020 SEG Challenge Bowl competition. We are proud of your outstanding achievement!
We are excited to be collaborating with the Old Books New Science (OBNS) Lab led by Prof. Alexandra Gillespie from the University of Toronto. Our innovative partnership aims to use micro-CT technology to non-destructively scan medieval books. The aim is to unveil internal structures within these books (e.g. sewing, substrate attachment, repair work) to infer the origin […]
Congratulations to the Fugitive Gas team for winning this year’s Challenge! The 3rd ReDevelop Challenge (2019 – 2020) was held virtually over a Zoom webinar. The change in format comes amid the social distancing enforced due to the COVID-19 situation. The format this year consisted of 4 teams comprising of 4 post-graduate students, each from […]
The prestigious John A. Franklin Award was presented to Prof. Giovanni Grasselli at the 72nd Canadian Geotechnical Conference – GeoSt.John’s 2019 award banquet. The honorary reward, named after the past International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM) President, John A. Franklin, for his exceptional contributions to the Canadian and international rock mechanics community, and to the […]