2023 HQP Symposium

The Event has Ended. Mark your calendars for May2, 2023 at 10AM EST. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)/Energi Simulation Industrial Research Chair, lead by Prof. Giovanni Grasselli, will be presenting its 2023 Research Showcase where the HQP present their research objectives and most importantly, the “So What? Question” and how […]

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RockEng22 – Kingston

After being postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 22nd Canadian Rock Mechanics Symposium was held at the Isabel Bader Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on August 8-10, 2022. The RockEng22 Symposium, hosted by the Canadian Rock Mechanics Association (CARMA), was themed to celebrate Canadian excellence in rock mechanics and a […]

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2022 ARMA Award

2022 Student Level ARMA Service Award

The 2022 Student Level ARMA Service Award, handed out by the American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA), has been awarded to Aly Abdelaziz. This award is given for outstanding and selfless service demonstrated by a student within the ARMA Student Chapter program.  Aly led efforts to establish and is currently serving as the president of the […]

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Hidden Stories – Books Along the Silk Road

A new exhibit is debuting at the Aga Khan museum from October 9, 2021–February 27, 2022, presented by the work done with the Old Books New Science (OBNS) lab! The exhibit “Hidden Stories: Books Along the Silk Roads” tells the story of manuscripts and books along the famous trade network spanning from China to Europe. […]

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Reopening – New Samples

With the reopening of the laboratory amid the start of Phase II of reopening in Ontario, the Geomechanics group has teamed up with PETRONAS Canada, the industry partner, to start a new project. This project aims at understanding the geomechanical nature of the rock at depths ranging approximately from 920 m to 1060 m true […]

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2018 – ARMA

Aly Presenting Henry Presenting Qi Presenting Geomechanics Group and members of Geomechanica Seattle, Washington was the host of the 52nd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (ARMA 2018). The geomechanics group was fortunate to take part in such a highly regarded symposium in the geomechanics world. The group had the opportunity to present 4 oral presentations. In doing so, the group had a chance to discuss their […]

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