Yusheng is a research associate with Prof. Grasselli’s research group. He finished his BASc and MASc at the University of Toronto in Civil and Mineral Engineering in 2015 and 2019, respectively. He has a personal interest in mineralogy and petrography, rock mechanics testing, instrumented indentation, and multi-phase FDEM modelling of cementitious materials. Currently, he is working on construction of a custom X-ray transparent vessel for confined rock mechanics testing.
Published a Conference Paper at RILEMweek/CONMOD 2018, August 26-29th titled "Modelling of concrete weight coating based on micromechanical characterization."
Internship with the Unconventional Center of Excellence (UCOE) at Petronas Canada
Recieved the William Trow Scholarship
Published a Conference Paper at GeoOttawa 2017, Ottawa, October 14, 2017 titled "Finite/Discrete element modeling (FDEM) of time-dependent swelling mechanisms in southern Ontario shale"
Joined as a MASc Candidate