2023 HQP Symposium

The Event has Ended. Mark your calendars for May2, 2023 at 10AM EST. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)/Energi Simulation Industrial Research Chair, lead by Prof. Giovanni Grasselli, will be presenting its 2023 Research Showcase where the HQP present their research objectives and most importantly, the “So What? Question” and how […]

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RockEng22 – Kingston

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 […]

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Go Green – RockEng22 – Kingston

With the transition to green energy, GeoGroup is taking positive steps and initiatives towards reducing our carbon footprint and aligning with the vision of a net-zero emissions future. The recent RockEng22 Symposium held by the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA) at Queen’s University in  Kingston was a perfect venue to portray such initiatives. A few […]

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2022 ARMA Award

2022 Student Level ARMA Service Award

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 […]

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2022 NSERC/Energi Simulation IRC Showcase

On June 7-8 2022, Professor Giovanni Grasselli, the NSERC/Energi Simulation Industrial Research Chair in Fundamental Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics, hosted the annual Energi Simulation IRC Student Showcase at the University of Toronto. This is the first time the event was held in-person since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and it was attended by industry, the […]

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CSUR Workshop

CSUR Workshop Presenters CSUR Workshop Presenters On May 24 2022, the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources (CSUR), with joint collaboration between the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the University of Toronto, held a virtual workshop to discuss considerations for the geological storage of carbon dioxide, hydrogen and compressed air. As the world […]

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Hidden Stories – Books Along the Silk Road

A new exhibit is debuting at the Aga Khan museum from October 9, 2021–February 27, 2022, presented by the work done with the Old Books New Science (OBNS) lab! The exhibit “Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads” tells the story of manuscripts and books along the famous trade network spanning from China to Europe. […]

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2021 – NSERC/Energi Simulation IRC Student Symposium

February 22-23, 2021 was the first ever virtual NSERC/Energi Simulation visit. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic we were not able to host our sponsors this year at the Geomechanics Hub in the University of Toronto. The 2021 NSERC/Energi Simulation IRC Student Symposium was held virtually via Zoom. Representatives from Energi Simulation, Geomechanica, Shawcor, PETRONAS Canada, and […]

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