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Accepted Papers

We are pleased to provide the technical theme, title and corresponding author information for all approved papers that have been accepted by the GeoSt.John's 2019 Technical Committee. The detailed technical program will be posted at http://www.geostjohns2019.ca/program.php as it becomes available (mid-August).

Geotechnical Themes
Soil Mechanics and Foundations
1g model tests of vertically loaded GFRP piles
Hany El Naggar
Dalhousie University
3D Simulation of Packing of Heterogeneous Ellipsoidal Particles using Discrete Element Method
Elham Kheradmand
A comparative study of several axial design methods of piles implanted in a thick clay deposit: Pierre-de-Saurel wind farm case study
Noureddine Ghlamallah
Englobe
A modern approach to the design of driven pre-cast concrete piles in Winnipeg
James Bartz
University of Manitoba
A modified stress path dependent softening law for deformation of soft clay under triaxial loading
Cong SHI
Ryerson University
A Numerical Study of the Effects of Contact Friction on CPT Results
Mohammad Mozaffari
University of Toronto
A simple approach for probabilistic internal stability analysis and design of reinforced soil walls
Richard J. Bathurst
Royal Military College of Canada
Alternative to Soldier Pile Walls – Using anchored high-tensile steel mesh for temporary excavation support in an urban environment
Tony L Gilman
Terrane Geoscience Inc.
Analytical Assessment of the Drilling Risers Stability in Newfoundland Deep Offshore
Mohammad Javad Moharrami
Analytical Modeling of Well-Conductor Seabed Interaction in Complex Layered Soil in Newfoundland Offshore
Mohammad Javad Moharrami
Application of PM4Silt and PM4Sand to simulate cyclic behavior of a low plasticity fine-grained soil mixture
Mohammad Zarrabi
Assessment of small strain shear modulus in granular soils - Experimental investigation
Ibrahim Lashin
Sherbrooke University
ASSESSMENT OF THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE STABILITY OF SLOPES BY ESTIMATING THE FIELD OF LOCAL FACTOR OF SAFETY
Farsheed Bagheri
Axial Compression and Tension Field Load Test of Ground Screw Micropiles in Sandy Site
mujtaba khidri
Bearing capacity of an eccentrically and/or inclined loaded foundation on layered soils near a slope
RAJIB DEY
STANTEC
Behaviour of Circular and Square Monopile Structures Installed in Normally Consolidated Clays
Behrang Pedram
University of Rahman Ramsar
Capacity of driven precast prestressed concrete hexagonal piles installed in till: a Winnipeg geotechnical study
Ryan Belbas
TREK Geotechnical Inc.
Case History of building post-seismic settlement mitigation
Mustapha Zergoun
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Cofferdam Failure- Geotechnical Lesson Learned
Silvana Micic
Exp Services Inc.
Comparative analysis of Poste Carignan liquefaction potential: a case study
Noureddine Ghlamallah
Englobe
Considerations for Resistance Factor Calibration in the National Building Code of Canada
Gordon A Fenton
Dalhousie University
Conventional method to estimate settlement of plate subjected to bi-axial loading
Khaled R. Khater
Fayoum University
Correlation between the PDA-Derived Pile Capacity and SPT N-Values
Markus Jesswein
Design and Construction Challenges for a Deep Excavation and Building Foundations within Lacustrine Clay
Mathew Stenhouse
Thurber Engineering Ltd
DESIGN OF HELICAL PILES SUBJECTED TO SEISMIC LOADING
Gustavo Padros
IPE Engineering Ltd
Designing of Deep Foundation Systems for Offshore and Onshore Facilities – Similarities and Dissimilarities
Hafeez Baba
SNC-Lavalin
Dynamic behavior of sand in drained cyclic simple shear loading
Mahmud Amer Al Tarhouni
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Dynamic Properties of Cohesive Soils Using Innovative Piezoelectric Ring Actuator Setup & Correlations between Low and High Strain Stiffnesses
Saeed Ahmad
Dynamic properties of silty-sand varying saturation in a cyclic triaxial test
Kunjari Mog
For Academic Purpose
Effect of Aggressive Solution and Soaking on Shear Strength of Marl Clay Stabilized by Co-Polymer of Vinyl Acetate and Acrylic Esters
Mohammad Reza Golhashem
Final International University
EFFECT OF FIBER CONTENT AND STRUCTURE ON THE CROSS-ANISOTROPIC BEHAVIOR OF FIBER-REINFORCED CLAY
Akhila Palat
University of Alberta
Effect of Imperfect Direct Simple Shear Test Boundary Conditions on the Calibration of Constitutive Models
Daniel Wai
University of Toronto
Effect of Thixotropic Aging on Compressibility and Shear Strength Characteristics of Reconstituted Soil
Md kausar Alam
Equations to Correct SPT-N Values Obtained from Useing
Khaled R. Khater
Fayoum University
EVALUATION OF LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL FOR A DAM USING COMBINATION OF TRADITIONAL AND PERFORMANCE BASED SEISMIC DESIGN METHODS
Hassan Ali
GHD
Evaluation of shear strength and stress-dilatancy characteristics of unsaturated granular soils
Emad Maleksaeedi
Evaluation of the liquefaction silty soils using DSS and TxSS
Betegard Jeudy
Experimental Investigation of Cement Mixing to Improve Lake Agassiz Clay
Toshiyuki Himeno
Full Scale Foundation Testing of Rammed Aggregate Pier Supported Foundations in the Toronto Waterfront
Andrew Drevininkas
Downunder Geotechnical Limited
Fundamental mechanism of cement in stabilizing Champlain Sea clay
Moulay youssef youssef Monsif
Geotechnical Characterization of a Glacio-Lacustrine Clay Deposit of the Abitibi Region – Case Study
Michaël Demers Bonin
Golder Associés Ltée
Geotechnical characterization of igneous saprolite using the Seismic Cone Penetration Test (SCPTu) from a jungle site in South America
Jose Sanchez-Marrou
Klohn Crippen Berger
Hogg's Hollow Bridge Widening
Minkyung Kwak
Ministry of Transportation Ontario
Influence of tension cracks on the stability of unsupported trenches in vadose zone
Geeshpati Sivarama Sarma Yanamandra
Interpretation of Cyclic Resistance and CPT Tip Resistance in Silty Soils - The Critical State Framework
Edouardine-Pascale Ingabire
University of Toronto
LABORATORY METHOD FOR DETERMINING THERMAL RESISTIVITY OF A COARSE AGGREGATE MIXTURE
Caren Ackley
GHD
Large deformation finite element analysis of ground movement due to pile jacking in clay soils
Ripon Karmaker
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Measurement of Stress in Sand
Dieter Stolle
McMaster University
Measurements of Ground-borne vibrations at wind turbine facilities
Jordan Kiss
Golder Associates Ltd.
Modifying the NorSand soil model to improve cyclic simple shear numerical predictions
Vincent Castonguay
Université Laval
New Image Analysis Method for Estimating Porosity Distribution of Soilcrete
Adriana Luis
Tetra Tech Canada
Nondestructive evaluation of concrete deep foundations with focus on thermal methods
Simon K Gudina
Numerical Modelling Of Large Scale Cyclce Triaxial Test For Tire Derived Aggregare (TDA)
Ahmed Moussa
Numerical Simulation of Temperature-Induced Consolidation of Soft Clay
Sang Inn Woo
Hannam Univ.
Observations on the effect of strain and loading rate on monotonic and cyclic direct simple shear response of reconstituted Fraser River silts
Achala Soysa
University of British Columbia
Pathology of a research error: Coefficient of earth pressure at-rest for cohesionless soils.
Mark Talesnick
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
PHYSICAL MODELS FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING OF GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Federico Fernandez
Geofed
Pile Driving Effects on a Steel Truss Railway Bridge During Rehabilitation
Jon Osback
Clifton Associates Ltd.
Post VSD aided test column characterization of consolidation and strength properties of oil sand tailings
MOIR HAUG
SNC-Lavalin Inc.
Prediction of the Load-Displacement Response of Driven Piles with an Estimation of Distribution Algorithm
Markus Jesswein
Reliability-Based Design Cost Optimization of Laterally Loaded Drilled Shafts Considering Spatial Variability of Clays
Zhe Luo
Lamar University
Runoff and infiltration estimates based on pore pressure changes in shallow aquitards
amirhossein shafaei shahboulaghi
Shaking Table Tests of Model Hollow Fibre Reinforced Polymer Piles in Sand
Mohammadamin Hosseini
Carleton University- Geoengineering Research Group
Shear strength assessment of a well-graded clean sand
Riju Chandra Saha
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Some mathematical musings about extreme events for geotechnical risk, without (much of) the math
Pete Quinn
BGC Engineering Inc.
Statistical Correlations between effective angle of internal friction (?’) and SPT- N value for cohesive glacial tills
Kanex Bala
exp services inc
Structuration in natural clay and oil sands tailings
Paul Simms
The Effect of Changing Particle Size of Tire Derived Aggregates (TDA) on Shear Strength Parameters
Khaled Zahran
Dalhousie University
The influence of slug characteristics on oscillation of steel catenary risers in the non-linear hysteretic seabed
Xiaoyu Dong
Memorial University of Newfoundland
THE PIEZO-ELECTRIC RING ACTUATOR TECHNIQUE (P-RAT) – 16 YEARS OF PROGRESS
Mourad Karray
Towards the Estimation of Post-Seismic Settlement in Laboratory
Aya Fouad Bayoumi
Universite de Sherbrooke
Use of micropiles in Southern Ontario
Laifa Cao
WSP
Use of Particulate Mechanics Concept in Characterizing Soil and Crop Residue Interaction in Tillage Applications
Joash Bryan Quintana Adajar
University of Manitoba
Use of routine geotechnical investigation reports
Prapote Boonsinsuk
Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
Rock Mechanics and Engineering Geology
Accounting for intrablock structures at rockmass and laboratory specimen scales
Jennifer J. Day
Dept. of Earth Sciences, University of New Brunswi
An Analytical Solution for Deformation of Underground Openings Excavated in Fractured Rocks
Amir R. Khoshboresh
DST Consulting Engineers, A Division of Englobe
Axial Response of Fully Grouted Rock Bolts using Distributed Fiber Optic Sensors (FOS)
Tyler O'Connor
RMC
Comprehensive Study of a Laboratory Procedure for Rock Anisotropy Investigation Through Physical, Mechanical, and Drilling Measurements
Abdelsalam Abugharara
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Determination of the formation properties from Rotary Percussion Drilling data
Zijian Li
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Determining the most representative parameter for quantifying the rock block size used for evaluating the hydraulic erodibility of rock
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Development and Testing of the CMIN-BCM for Monitoring Borehole Closure in Underground Environments
Steven Gaines
Natural Resources Canada - CanmetMINING
Evaluating characterization methods of joint surface roughness to improve preliminary strength estimates of rock joints
Timothy Robert Packulak
Queen's University
Geomechanics Study of Ore and Host Rocks for Narrow Vein Mining
Yingjian Xiao
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Hazard identification,stability assessment & risk mitigation overview of near surface openings & pillars at the former Mine Principale, in Chibougamau
Eliane Cabot
Wood Environment & Infrastructure
influence of water and acidic flows on the Ageing of cement grouted joint in dam foundation
Nicolas Néron
Université de Sherbrooke
Investigation of Drilling Performance in Core Bit Drilling using passive Vibration-Assisted Rotational Drilling (pVARD) Technology
Md. Shaheen Shah
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Investigation of Hole Widening Drilling Using Cutting Analysis
Daiyan Ahmed
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Longitudinal Displacement Profiles for Convergence-Confinement Analysis of Excavations
Nicholas Vlachopoulos
Royal Military College of Canada
ON THE EVALUATION OF JRC EFFECT ON THE SHEAR STRENGTH OF ROCK JOINTS: REVERSE MODELING OF ROCK JOINTS USING A GEO-STATISTICAL SEMIVARIOGRAM MODEL AND
Ghasem Shams
Université de Sherbrooke
Rock slope stability and snow disposal capacity optimization, St-Michel Quarry, City of Montréal
Andre Rancourt
CIMA+
Rock Strength Estimation Through Oriented Drilling and Coring Operation
Abdelsalam Abugharara
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Sample selection guidelines for unconfined compressive laboratory tests in hydrothermally veined rockmasses
Matthew Clark
UNB Fredericton
Statistical Analysis of the Q-System and Ground Support in Different Tunnel Conditions
Ryan Ziebarth
Subsurface rock interface imaging with the application of Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR)
Zijian Li
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The impact of a salt deposit’s origin on its exploitation - three case-studies from underground mining operations
Jonathan D Aubertin
Morton Salt
When the Layer-Cake Bites Back: Tunnelling Challenges in Sedimentary Rock
Mark Stephen Diederichs
Queen's University Geol. Eng.
Landslides and Geohazards
A More Accurate Way to Measure Spatial Correlation Length – ARIMA Models
Sina Javankhoshdel
Rocscience
A CASE STUDY ANALYSIS OF A LANDSLIDE CONSIDERING THE RESIDUAL UNSATURATED SHEAR STRENGTH OF SOIL
Xiuhan Yang
University of Ottawa
A general comparison between RLEM and RFEM approaches for slopes with simple geometries
Sina Javankhoshdel
Rocscience
A useful tool to assess the seismic stability of clayey slopes: the spectral pseudo-static approach
Jonathan Mole
Université de Sherbrooke
Application of ground-based interferometry for rock slope monitoring in Canadian conditions
Adam Woods
University of Alberta
Application of Random Set Finite Difference Method in a deep urban excavation
seyedmehdi poor moosavian
Assessing landslide deformation using trees in terrestrial lidar data
Megan van Veen
BGC Engineering Inc.
Challenges in Assessing Hydraulic Fill Dams Built in the 1920s for Liquefaction and Piping Potential
Jonathan Foote
Engineering Geological Characterization of the 2014 Jure Landslide: An Interactive Mixed-Reality Approach to Hazard Identification and Mitigation
Jesse Konrad Mysiorek
Simon Fraser University
Evaluation of existing constitutive models in nonlinear 1D effective stress ground response analysis
Samuel Yniesta
Polytechnique Montréal
Geotechnical instrumentation of a tangent cast-in-place pile wall in Peace River, Alberta
Luis Alberto Martinez
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Ground nonlinear dynamic response by considering multi-dimensional seismic site effects
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Historical landslides that have caused fatalities in Canada (1771-2018), a review
Andrée Blais-Stevens
Geological Survey of Canada
Induced Seismicity in Fox Creek, AB: Amplification Function and Foundation Factors
Gennaro Esposito
Shell
Influence of a crust on the development of spreads and flows in eastern Canadian sensitive clays
Didier Perret
Geological Survey of Canada
Landslide Stabilization Using Wick Drain Dewatering of Artesian Groundwater Pressures - Highway 40:30 North of Hinton, Alberta
Ken Froese
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Landslide Susceptibility Mapping for Large Landslides in Saskatchewan
Matthew Lloyd
BGC Engineering Inc.
Large deformation Finite Element Modelling of Earthquake Induced Landslide in Sensitive Clay to Predict the Exerted Loads on Pipeline
Kshama Roy
Northern Crescent Inc.
Large Scale Flood, Steep Creek, and Landslide-Dam Flood Risk Prioritization in British Columbia, Canada
Kris Holm
BGC Engineering, Inc.
Modeling of seepage in an Eulerian-based finite element analysis
Jin Chen
Numerical modelling of downward progressive failure in sensitive clays; the case of the 1976 landslide at Saint-Fabien, Québec
Frédérique Tremblay-Auger
Université Laval
Prediction of Static Liquefaction Landslides
Abouzar Sadrekarimi
Western University
Priorisation des travaux de stabilisation de talus sur le réseau routier québécois
Marie-Christine Delisle
Ministère des Transports du Québec
Railway geohazard risk management: some practical experiences with geohazard warning thresholds
Pete Quinn
BGC Engineering Inc.
Reconstruction of a roadway over an active landslide using lightweight cellular concrete
Brad Dolton
Temporal Effects of Changing Water Content on Slope Stability Caused by an Intense Soil Moisture Deficit
Kelvin Sattler
The Chin Coulee Landslide in southern Alberta: Combining historic documentation and recent monitoring technologies for landslide interpretation
Evan Deane
University of Alberta
The Energy Reduction Factor for flowslides: a new parameter to assess the energy used for landslide-tsunami initiation
Dominique Turmel
Universite Laval
The estimated economic impacts of prairie landslides in western Canada
Michael Porter
BGC Engineering Inc.
Mining Geotechnics and Hydrogeology
An Introduction to the Hydrogeology Of The Iron Ore Company Of Canada (IOC) Open Pit Mine Located In Subarctic Labrador Canada
Patrick Moran
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Assessment of pressure losses during transport by pipeline of pond-settled acid mine drainage treatment sludge
MAMERT MBONIMPA
RIME -UQAT
Assessment of the influence of aqueous solutions chemistry on the water absorbency of recycled superabsorbent polymers
Lotiyé Elisée Poudama
UQAT
Combining shallow hydrogeological characterization with a data collected from boreholes for determining hydrofacies in the Valin River paleodelta
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Creep and structuration in centrifuge cake oil sands tailings
Paul Simms
Effect of various chemical trteatments on consolidation of oil sands fluid fine tailings
Louis Katele Kabwe
University of Alberta
Évaluation du potentiel de séquestration de métaux lourds contenus dans des pulpes de résidus miniers par les polymères superabsorbants (PSA)
Nor el Hoda addi
uqat
Hydro-TISAR and Hydro-SEEp – State of the art geophysical techniques for geotechnical and hydrogeological investigations
Daniel Campos
Geophysique GPR International inc.
Hydrogeological assessment of waste rock properties using infiltration tests and numerical simulations
Vincent Martin
Identifying the potential anthropogenic sources of groundwater contamination - Case study of the expanding urban area of Taleza in Algeria
Lamine Boumaiza
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Influence of water pressures on the stress distribution in inclined backfilled stopes
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Polytechnique de Montréal
Integration of Environmental Considerations into Mine Waste Planning
Rebecca Hurtubise
Ms
Lime stabilization of soil-sludge mixtures for a potential use in dry covers for mine site rehabilitation
MAMERT MBONIMPA
RIME -UQAT
Low temperature geothermal resources in the Canadian Shield: The feasibility of using abandoned mines in Quebec as a heat source
Andrea Louise Frances Morgan
Optimization of superabsorbent polymers (SAPs) dosage for dewatering mine tailings slurry
Cyrille Ngandu KABAMBA
IRME
Physical modelling to investigate tailings consolidation near a waste rock inclusion
Faustin Saleh Mbemba
Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal
Shaking Table Testing of Liquefaction Potential of Cemented Paste Backfill: Effect of Backfill Temperature
Imad Alainachi
University of Ottawa
STATIC LIQUEFACTION SUSCEPTIBILITY ESTIMATION FOR HYDRAULICALLY PLACED COPPER TAILINGS IN NORTHERN CANADA
Matthew Blake Schafer
BGC Engineering Inc.
Temperature dependence of interface shear behaviour of cemented paste backfill-rock
Kun Fang
University of Ottawa
The behavior of saturated artificial cemented silt under high-pressure isotropic compression tests
Mohammadamin Jafari
University of Toronto
The effect of waste rock inclusions configuration on the seismic stability of tailings impoundments
Abtin Jahanbakhshzadeh
Polytechnique de Montréal
Use of a reduced scale physical model of a mine stope for assessing waste rock barricades potential instabilities due to early age pastefill pressure
Mutaz NUJAIM
UQAT
Water balance modelling of a vertically heterogeneous monolayer cover with an elevated water table: the Manitou site case study
Yves-Dady Botula
Water Retention Curve and Effective Diffusion Coefficient of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Permeated with Synthetic Acid Mine Drainage
Nathalie Chevé
Geoenvironmental Engineering
A low-cost automated SWCC device and data analysis procedure for unsaturated soils exhibiting volume change
Bryce Adam Marcotte
University of Saskatchewan
Discovery of indigenous biosurfactant-producing oil-degrading species from oily tailings ponds waste and its biodegradation ability
Catherine Mulligan
Effect of Climate Change on Soil Embankment Stability
Leila Baninajarian
York University
Effect of Temperature on Cadmium Sorption in Various Soils
Yassaman Babaee
York University
Environmental Risk Assessment Associated with a Sewage Lagoon Managed by the Canadian Armed Forces
Jean-Luc Armstrong
Royal Military College of Canada
Influence of pipeline transport on sedimentation and consolidation of flocculated Fluid Fine Tailings (fFFT)
Abdulghader Abdulrahman Aldaeef
Carleton University
Near-Field Thermo-Mechanical Coupled Processes in Host Rocks of High-Level Waste Deep Geological Repositories
Othman Nasir
UNB
Optimization of sewage lagoon systems operations: an investigation into the removal of metals from wastewater
maame Addai
Transportation Geotechnics
A poromechanics approach to assess the effect of frost heave on double-barrel culverts in cold regions
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
A study on the effect of moisture content on the mechanical properties of pavement structure determined by Falling Weight Deflectometer Test
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
CALIBRATION OF P-Y CURVES USING LATERAL LOAD TEST RESULTS IN COHESIVE AND COHSIOLESS SOILS FOR LARGE DIAMETER DRILLED SHAFT
Riad Diab
SNC Lavalin
Consolidation behaviour of colluvium derived from overconsolidated glaciolacustrine deposits under highway embankment fills
Martin Devonald
BGC Engineering Inc.
Construction and Post-Construction Deformation Analysis of an MSE Wall Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Devon Joseph Adamson
University of Manitoba
Construction of Road Embankment over Priddis Slough Using Wick Drains and Preloading
Martin Lun
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Design of large diameter single drilled shafts supporting the 650-span structure for the REM project in Montreal using Osterberg-Cell static load test
Riad Diab
SNC Lavalin
EXTRACTION OF DEPTH TO BEDROCK FROM AIRBORNE ELECTROMAGNETIC DATA USING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS
Andi Pfaffhuber
Geotechnical Challenges in the Design and Construction of a Multi-Pathway on Soft Compressible Deposits
Vasantha Wijeyakulasuriya
WSP
Highway 27:10 - Replacement of Red Deer River Bridge East of Morrin, Alberta: Abutment Pile Stability Wall
Stephen Coulter
Thurber Engineering Ltd.
Numerical Modelling of High Embankment Built on Soft Soil
Alaeddine Saab
Remediation of Slope Failure in the Application of Lightweight Fill and Timber Piles on Highway 17 in Ontario
Silvana Micic
Exp Services Inc.
Settlement Analysis on Glacio-Lacustrine Clays using Observational Method for a New Interchange in Winnipeg, Manitoba
David Kurz
KGS Group
Stabilization of Rail Track Bed, Mile 9, CN Dundas Sub
Colin Alston
Alston Geotechnical Consultants Inc
Update on Rock Fill Settlement in a Highway Embankment in Northern Ontario: A Case Study
Andre Bom
Golder Associates Ltd.
Use of an Innovative Technology for Measuring Surface Roughness of Pavements
Prajwol Tamrakar
Tensar International Corporation
William R. Bennett bridge – Ten years of performance monitoring
Uthaya M Uthayakumar
Geosynthetics
Ageing of a Geocomposite Drain used in landfills applications- an initial study
Juliana Reinert
Queen's University
Numerical Modeling and Laboratory Validation of Geosynthetic Stabilized Structures
Lois G Schwarz
Tensar International Corp
Use of a Geosynthetic Reinforced Earth Retaining Structure to Eliminate Lateral Earth Pressure on Concrete Grade Beam Walls – A Case Study
Laxmi Kant Kachhwal
Nichols Environmental
Use of Light Weight Fill (LWF) in the MSE Wall
Daniel Qin Huang
Terrafix Geosynthetics Inc
Cold Regions Geotechnology
Analyses of climatic data to determine the frost penetration depth based on statistical analyses and matching to measured ground temperature profiles
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Finite element modeling of thaw consolidation
Rajith Sudilan Dayarathne
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Investigation of the frost susceptibility of subgrade soil beneath railway tracks in different temperature boundary conditions
Mahya Roustaei
U of A
Making ice stronger: From the making of an aircraft carrier in WWII to applications in a changing climate
Lawrence Charlebois
National Research Council
Modelling embankment temperatures in Arctic highways using thermal modifiers and surface energy balance boundary conditions
Earl Marvin De Guzman
University of Manitoba
Sensitivity Analysis of Material Inputs for Ground Temperature Models in Permafrost
Greg Siemens
Royal Military College of Canada
Using a Limit States Approach for Ice Road Design
Samuel A Proskin
Thurber Engineering
Sustainable Geotechnics
ENERGY-BASED DESIGN OF SUSTAINABLE EARTHWORKS COMPACTION
Federico Fernandez
Geofed
Foamed Glass Aggregate Lightweight Fill Over Compressible Soils
Theresa Andrejack Loux
AeroAggregates
Improving ground heat exchangers for geothermal heat pump systems with a water filled borehole and a thermally enhanced double U-pipe
Jasmin Raymond
Numerical investigation of concrete energy pile behavior in Winnipeg using coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical analyses
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Seasonal Thermal Storage in Ground Heat Pump Systems
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Some Geotechnical Aspects of Land-to-Sea Transition Zones
Fred Matich
MAJM Corporation Ltd.
The application of horizontal geothermal systems in Gillam (Manitoba): a case study
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Thermo-mechanical performance of a geothermal energy pile system for re-harvesting the energy loss through the basement of a building in cold regions
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
York Region mining project’s geotechnical and hydrogeological challenges overcome through the project design
Tamara Kondrachova
The Regional Municipality of York Region
Professional Practice
A comparison between free-field shear strain profiles using natural and synthetic earthquake motions in a case study
Naemeh Naghavi
Golder Associates Ltd.
Offshore and Nearshore Geotechnical Issues
Case Study: Installation of a Soil-Cement-Bentonite Groundwater Cutoff Wall in Argentia, Newfoundland
Nathan Coughenour
Geo-Solutions Inc
Cost-benefit evaluation of soft and hard approaches for Lake Erie shoreline protection
Zhe Luo
Lamar University
NOVEL APPROACH FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED DESIGN AND COUPLED NONLINEAR SOIL-STRUCTURE INTERACTION ANALYSIS OF PILES AND EMBEDDED SHAFTS IN LIQUEFIABLE SOIL
Sasan M. Iranpour
Dams and Embankments
3D Geological Modelling as a Tool for Evaluating Foundations – A Case Study for Lower Baker Dam, Washington State, USA
Cam Bartsch
Terrane Geoscience
Assessment of rapid drawdown using a coupled transient seepage-stability model that considers the reservoir level increase, steady-state level duratio
Charlie Harrison
Knight Piesold
Case Study: Design-Build of a Cement-Bentonite Groundwater Cutoff Wall in Fort-McMurray
Nathan Coughenour
Geo-Solutions Inc
Closure and the Long-term Behaviour of Tailings Dams: Using Industry Experience to Fill in the Gaps
Haley L Schafer
University of Alberta
Diavik A21 Dike: Design and Construction
Angela Kupper
BGC Engineering
Evaluation of Inclinometer Errors and Their Impacts on Data Accuracy (Case Study Karkheh Dam & Golabar Dam)
Hussein Ghasemi
University of Tehran
Experimental study of particle size effects on uniaxial compressibility and creep of partially saturated small-scaled rockfill
Carlos Ovalle
Polytechnique Montréal
Geotechnical Characterization of Pleistocene Clay Deposits in the Athabasca Oilsands
Mahmoud Elbanna
Klohn Crippen Berger
Internal erosion of zoned earthfill dams and their foundations: commentary on the state-of-practice
Jonathan Jonathan Fannin
University of British Columbia
Numerical modelling of a clay core earth fill dam with and without creep deformation
Irene Olivia Ubay
University of Manitoba
SEEPAGE REMEDIATION AT A SMALL, REMOTE DAM - CASE STUDY OF LAC LA RONGE DAM IN NORTHERN SASKATCHEWAN
Ryan Kozun
Clifton
The application of specialty grouting techniques
Naresh Gurpersaud
Keller
Pipelines and Trenchless Technologies
A SUGGESTED SOIL AND/OR ROCK TO PIPELINE LANDSLIDE INTERACTION CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM
Doug Lincoln Dewar
Unattached
An analytical parametric study of lateral pipeline-soil interaction in partially embedded pipelines
Heidi Coish
Memorial University of Newfoundland
An analytical parametric study of pipeline embedment into the seabed
Ryan Gregory
An analytical parametric study of uplifting resistance in buried pipelines
Samuel Leawood
Assessment of Stress Intensity Factor for Buried Cast Iron Water Pipes Using Abaqus
Suborno Debnath
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Controlling Risk to Critical Infrastructure During Construction: Seine Riverbank Stabilization at the Branch 1 Aqueduct, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Kyle Hamilton
Formulation of 3D Soil Springs for Pipe Stress Analyses
John Barrett
C-CORE
Framework for Assessing integrity of Natural Gas Distribution pipes in Landslide Areas
Lalinda Weerasekara
WSP
Innovative Tunneling Technique under Maimi channel
Bernard CATALANO
BESSAC
Pulling rate effects on pullout resistance of buried small diameter MDPE pipe in loose sand
Auchib Reza
Some aspects of offshore pipeline design against buckling
Rabindra Subedi
Memorial University of Newfoundland
The significance of metal plasticity model on the response of a pipeline subjected to landslide
Pooneh Maghoul
University of Manitoba
Time-dependent aspects of soil-pipe interaction in model tests: Isotache behaviour and pipeline performance evaluation
Chee Wong
Soft and Sensitive Clays
EVALUATING THE FEASIBILITY OF USING GUANIDINIUM SALTS AS A MEANS OF IN-SITU SOIL STRENGTHENING
Adam Leik
Experimental evaluation of pre-consolidation pressure measurement using constant-rate-of-strain (CRS) test on soft clays
Emad Maleksaeedi
Geotechnical, Geophysical and Hydrogeological Characterization of Soft Sensitive Leda Clay in Ottawa and Associated Challenges in Foundation Seismic D
Farbod Saadat
DST Division of Englobe Corporation
Interpretation and analysis of a test embankment in soft clay
Michael Etezad
Golder
Unconfined compression strength as a consistency index for compacted clay in construction – a statistical approach
Chee Wong
Application of Remote Sensing and Mapping
Application of LiDAR technology for the assessment of mechanical scaling quality in underground mines and tunnels
Jonathan D Aubertin
Morton Salt
Preliminary deformation detection of high-fill sections along the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway using UAV photogrammetry
Dylan Stafford
University of Manitoba