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GENG840 GeoEngineering Seminar Course Schedule

Winter 2005

Date Time Presenter/Subject Location
Jan 19 5:00-6:00PM Eric Blond, SAGEOS, "Piggy-back extensions of landfills"; Presentation of basic principles of piggy-backs, instrumentation and 2 years monitoring of the first piggy-back landfill built in Canada.
Miller 105
Jan 26 5:00-6:00PM

Dr. Murray Grabinsky, PhD, PEng, Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, U of Toronto, "In Situ Properties of Cemented Paste Backfill and Implications for Underground Mine Design"

Miller 105
Feb 2 5:00-6:30PM Preliminary competition to select an OGG Student Competition Nominee
  1. Susan Trickey, Three-dimensional response of buried water mains
  2. Scott Munro, Measured Effects of Burial Condition on Lined-Corrugated Polymer Pipes
  3. Michael Nkemitag, Numerical simulation of ground movements caused by pipe bursting
  4. Khaled Abdelatty, Leakage Through Defected Geomembrane Liners
Miller 105
Feb 9 5:00-6:00PM Mark Diederichs, Geological Engineering, Queen's University,
Yacambu, a tunnel too far
Miller 105
Feb 16 5:00-6:00PM Steve McKinnon, Mining Engineering, Queen's University, "Stress fields in complex rock masses and the implications for mine design" Miller 105
March 1
5:30-8:00PM OGG Annual Student Forum ILC 213
March 9 5:00-6:00PM Student presentations
1. Karina Lange
2. Ahmed Mabrouk
Miller 105
March 16 5:00-6:00PM

Student presentations
1. Zheng Tan
2. Scott Hansen
3. Indra Kalinovich

Miller 105
March 23 5:00-6:00PM Student presentations
1. Abdul Chehab
2. Hongwei Xia
3. Jianfei Ye
Miller 105
March 30 5:00-6:00PM Gene Palermo, PhD, Palermo Plastics Pipe Consulting, "Correlating Aldyl “A” and Century PE Pipe Rate Process Method Projections with Actual Field Performance”. Miller 105
April 6 5:00-6:00PM Student presentations
1. Len Goveas
2. Zahirul Islam
3. Rebecca McWatters
Miller 105






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