Petronas Showcase

PETRONAS Showcase

With the beautiful backdrop of a snowy day from the PETRONAS Canada offices in Calgary, Alberta, the NSERC/Energi Simulation Chair in Fundamental Rock Physics and Rock Mechanics was invited to PETRONAS Canada. The invitation comes as a mini workshop at PETRONAS Canada to expand their geomechanics horizon and highlight the outcome of the collaborative work being carried. The mini […]

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Dr. Zoback Visit

Dr. Zoback Visit

The group welcomed Mark D. Zoback, a leading American geophysicist and the Benjamin M. Page Professor of Geophysics at Stanford University, California, USA. Dr. Zoback’s visit comes as part of the Joint Colloquium titled “Utilizing Physics-Based Models to Manage the Risk of Injection-Induced Seismicity Associated with Unconventional Oil and Gas Production”. The colloquium was jointly […]

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2020 – NSERC/Energi Simulation IRC Student Symposium

On January 29, 2020 Grasselli’s Geomechanics Group organized the 2020 NSERC/Energi Simulation IRC Student Symposium held at the University of Toronto. The event was held at the renovated laboratory/office facility in Galbraith Building which is home to the Civil and Mineral Engineering Department. Representatives from Energi Simulation, Geomechanica, as well as Shawcor, attended the proceedings […]

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2019 – Energi Simulation Summit

Every year, and as part of the NSERC / Energi Simulation Chair in Fundamental Rock Physics & Rock Mechanics research program, Geogroup and other research chairs have to present the progress of their work. The Geogroup research themes comprise of three aspects, focusing on the combination of rock mechanics, rock physics, and geophysics in an aim to study the responses to fracking by shale and tight oil and […]

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2018 – Metrolink Site Visit

As part of the 2018 – CIV1499 Summer “Tunnelling and Urban Excavation” course, a site visit was carried out to the Metrolink tunnel and Station on Avenue Road. The visit took place on June 23, 2018 and was organized by  Crosslinx Transit Solutions – Constructors (CTSC) and Giuseppe Gaspari (PEng).   The visit comes to add a practical perspective to the course and to the industry driven […]

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