Aly Abdelaziz gained professional experience working for more than eight years with Al Hai & Al Mukaddam for Geotechnical Works LLC, a geotechnical investigation and construction monitoring and material testing laboratory in Dubai. Aly returned to academia in 2016, joining Professor Grasselli’s Geomechanics Group. He is working to expand his knowledge and make connections between that knowledge and industry. His current research interests include model generation using spatial Voronoi tessellations and shape tolerances, mainly for UCS testing. In addition, he wishes that the professional knowledge is brought into the academic world to achieve balance between academic practice and industry standards. Aly is a running fanatic on the verge of running his first half marathon. He has also recently started baking as a new hobby.
Published a Conference Paper at Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 30 September - 2 October, Calgary, Alberta, Canada titled "Unconventional Shale Hydraulic Fracturing Under True Triaxial Laboratory Conditions, the Value of Understanding Your Reservoir"
Received the Winter/Spring 2018 School of Graduate Studies (SGS) Conference Grant.
Became a PhD candidate.
Transferred from MASc Program to a PhD Program
Joined as a MASc Candidate