Katia Ossetchkina

MASc Student


Katia started her MASc in Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto in 2021, supervised by Professor Peterson and Professor Grasselli. She completed her BASc in 2019 also at the University of Toronto, majoring in Civil Engineering with two minors in Environmental Engineering and Philosophy.
Katia has two years of civil engineering research experience, focusing on microscopy, digital imaging, and petrography to investigate the durability of building materials, as well as automation of image analysis and data collection.
She also has three years of professional experience with Procter & Gamble as an Application and Data Engineer In Training, where she worked directly with finance and product supply teams to develop integrated middle-ware applications, and automated data validation, platform performance monitoring and testing processes. 
Her research interests include (but are not limited to): digital and optical imaging techniques, geothermal energy, sustainable materials, and fracture modelling.   
September 2021
September 2021


Received the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS)
September 2021
September 2021


Joined as a MASc Student


Hu, J., Ossetchkina, E., Qiu, Y., Peterson, K., Grasselli, G., & Shah, S. (2019). Mapping fracture networks at the microscale in concrete weight coatings for pipelines. Presented at the 17th Euroseminar on Microscopy Applied to Building Materials, University of Toronto, Canada.