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GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

Completed recent projects

 

Name Degree Topic Year
T. Adebola (supervised with Hoult)
PhD Service life of cured in place polymer liners in progress
D. Wang (supervised with Hoult) MASc Use of non destructive testing to characterise condition of buried pipes
in progress
V. Mai (supervised with Hoult)
PhD Effect of erosion voids on deteriorated metal culverts in progress
J. Tetreault (supervised with Hoult)
MSc Performance of deteriorated metal culverts repaired with liners in progress
Amir Hashemi
MSc Characteristics of filter cakes formed during directional drilling in progress
X. Qin (visiting student) PhD Development of erosion voids beside leaking sewers in progress
Jane Peter (supervised with Hoult) PhD Effect of erosion voids on sewer and culverts in progress
Pengpeng Ni (supervised with Take) PhD Analysis of buried pressure pipes under differential ground motion in progress
H. Lan PhD Loss of drilling mud due to hydrofracture during directional drilling in progress
M. Brown (supervised with Fam)(Ker-Train Research Inc., Kingston)
PhD Polymer liners for repair of buried waterpipes in progress
Caleb Regier MASc Investigation of the failure mechanisms of intact and deteriorated culverts 2015
Eric Poon MASc Vitrified clay pipe joint behaviour under differential ground movement 2015
Alex Burnett (supervised with Take) MASc Investigation of full scale horizontal pipe-soil interaction and large strain behaviour of sand 2015

Dan Wilson (supervised with Fillion) (AECON)

MASc Investigation of the failure of large-diameter cast-iron water mains using a stochastic, physical model 2014
Katrina MacDougall (supervised with Hoult) (GHD, Toronto) MASc Behaviour and design of reinforced concrete pipes 2014

Pegah Oghabi
(S. and P. Toronto)

MASc Experimental response of a pile in sand under static and cyclic lateral loads 2014

B. Simpson (supervised with Hoult) (Hatch Mott MacDonald, Calgary)

MASc
Behaviour of deteriorated pipes rehabilitated with grouted slipliners
2013
H. Swartz (supervised with Filion) MEng Water pipe repair to limit energy usage

2013

Mohamed Almahakeri
(supervised with Fam) (Trelleborg Sealing Solutions, IN)

PhD
Stability of buried steel and glass fibre reinforced polymer pipes under lateral ground movement
2013

Kazi Rahman
(supervised with Brachman) (KGS, Winnipeg, MB)

PhD
Three dimensional finite element analysis of static pipe bursting
2013
Van Thien Mai (supervised with Hoult) (Geoterre, Toronto) MASc Assessment of deteriorated corrugated steel culverts 2013
Yu Wang
(EBA Eng., Nanaimo, BC)
MASc Analysis and design to prevent joint leakage 2013
D. Becerril
(Postdoc, Queen's)
PhD
Investigation of culvert joints employing large scale tests and numerical simulations
2012
Tamer Elshimi
(supervised with Brachman)
(Thurber, Edmonton, AB)
PhD
The behavior of long span deeply corrugated metal culverts
2011
Masoumeh Saiyar Sarai
(supervised with Take) (C-CORE, St John's, NL)
PhD
Behaviour of buried pipelines subject to normal faulting
2011
Muge Balkaya
(Istanbul Technical University)
PhD
Investigation of the Pipe-Soil Interaction around Continuous and Jointed Pipes
2010
John Cholewa
(supervised with Brachman) (Houle Chevrier Eng, Ottawa)
PhD
Ground displacements and pipe response during pulled-in-place pipe installation
2009
Mohamed El Taher (Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Co., Egypt)
PhD
Stability of damaged culverts
2009
Hongwei Xia
(EBA Engineering)
PhD
Hydraulic fracturing and loss of drilling mud during horizontal directional drilling
2008
Jianfei Ye
(KGS Group, Winnipeg)
PhD
Effect of axial loads on vertical risers attached to polymer sewers
2008
Nancy Ampiah
(supervised with Fam)
MSc
Strength of composite pressure pipe liners considering imperfections
2008
Dave Elwood
(Thurber Engineering)
MSc
Hydraulic fracture experiments in a frictional material and approximations for maximum allowable mud pressure
2008
Andrea Lougheed
(supervised with Brachman) (Thurber Engineering, BC)
MSc
Strength and performance of deep corrugated metal culvert
2008
A.G. Chehab
(NSCC, Abu Dhabi)
PhD
Soil-pipe interaction for pulled in place HDPE pipe
2008
H. McLeod
(supervised with Brachman) (Golder Associates, Kelowna, BC)
MSc
Pipe bursting experiments in clay
2008
M. Nkemitag
(TTC, Toronto)
PhD
Numerical modeling of static pipe bursting
2007
Z. Tan
(SNC Lavalin)
MSc
Effect of soil voids on sewer repaair using liners
2007
S. Munro
(supervised with Brachman) (Stantec, NS)
MSc
Local bending in thermoplastic pipes
2006
S. Trickey
(Golder Associates, Ottawa)
MSc
Three dimensional finite element modeling of buried pipes including frost action
2005
H.Y. Jeong
(unknown)
PhD
Numerical simulations of stresses under stockpiled mass over ground with and without loadout tunnels
2005
M. Law
(Mueser, Rutledge, NYC)
PhD
Behaviour of tight fitting flexible pipe liner under earth loads
2004
M. Kennedy
(Golder, Burnaby, BC)
MSc
Finite element calculations of hydraulic fracturing during horizontal directional drilling
2004
K. Mwang'Onze
(Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd)
MSc
Thermal Response of HDPE pipes
2004
B. Lapos
(supervised with Brachman) (Golder, Mississauga)
MSc
Ground response during pipe bursting
2004
M. Baumert
(BCIT, Vancouver)
PhD
Installation Loads on pipes installed using horizontal directional drilling
2003
V. Fernando
(Golder Associates, Burnaby, BC)
MESc
Mechanical response of HDPE pipe during pipe bursting
2002
A. Dhar
(Associate Professor Bangladesh UEngTech)
PhD
Stability limit states and thermoplastic pipe design
2002
S. Wong
(Cambridge Pipe)
MESc
Behaviour of reinforced concrete pipes in Class IV bedding
2002
J. Chan
(Maunsel, Hong Kong)
MEng
Finite element analysis of thermoplastic pipe joints
2002
J. Lee
(Thurber Engineering, Oakville, Ont)
MEng
Response of fractured concrete Pattern III pipes under ground disturbance
2002
B. Taleb
(formerly Acres International, Niagara Falls, Ont)
PhD
Limit states for long span culverts
2001
M.T. Abdel-Fattah
(Asst Prof. Egypt)
PhD
Non-linear buckling of silos under bulk solid loading
2001
R. Brachman
(Professor Queen's University)
PhD
Mechanical performance of landfill leachate collection pipes
1999
A. Tognon
(Mueser Rutledge, NYC)
MESc
Laboratory testing of geosynthetic landfill components
1999
J. Zhou
(Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto)
MESc
Investigation of nonlinear elasticity and analysis of silo filling
1999
T. Laidlaw
(Trow Consulting Engineers, London, Ont)
MESc
Ground support for profiled HDPE pipe
1999
C. Zhang
(Motorola, Chicago, IL, USA)
PhD
Non-linear mechanical response of HDPE in gravity flow sewers
1996
K. El Sawy
(Associate Professor , The United Arab Emirates University)
PhD
Analysis of liners for rigid pipe rehabilitation
1996
C. Brown
(Terra Incorporated, Vancouver, BC)
MESc
Seepage-induced consolidation of bentonite slurries during laboratory permeability/compatibility testing
1996
F. Hu
(Colt Engineering, Sarnia, Ont)
MESc
Time dependent behaviour of gravity flow HDPE pipe
1994
N. Purushothaman
(rubber tire industry)
PhD
Numerical analysis of sliding of rubber over triangular and rectangular grooved asperities - tyre pavement interaction.
1988



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