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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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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