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Current Graduate Student Supervision

Primary Supervision

Hasak, A. PhD, 2017-present. Sustainable concrete-filled FRP tubes for wind turbine towers in remote areas. Co-supervised by Dr. M. Green (Queen’s University).

Thériault, F., MASc, 2017-present. Rehabilitation of concrete structures affected by alkali-aggregate reaction. Co-supervised by Dr. L. Sanchez.

Ismail, L., PhD, 2016-present. Shear behaviour of concrete beams affected by alkali-aggregate reaction. Co-supervised by Dr. L. Sanchez.

Grazia, M., MASc, 2016-present. Structural performance of low-cement concrete.

Parvizi, M., MASc, 2016-present. Behaviour of FRP-reinforced sustainable concrete beams. 

Hayles, M., MASc, 2015-present. Use of recycled concrete aggregates in concrete structures. Co-supervised by Dr. L. Sanchez.


Duque, D. MASc, 2017-present. Shear behaviour of FRP-reinforced concrete beams. Co-supervised with Dr. D. Cardoso (PUC-Rio, Brazil).

Zahedi, A., PhD, 2017-present. Confinement effects on damage development caused by alkali-aggregate reaction. Co-supervised with Dr. L. Sanchez.

de Souza, D., PhD, 2017-present. Mitigation of damage due to alkali-aggregate reaction using self-healing coatings. Co-supervised with Dr. L. Sanchez.

Ziapourrazlighi, R., PhD, 2016-present. Effect of concrete composition and cracked media on corrosion developmentCo-supervised with Dr. L. Sanchez.

Ahimoghadam, F., MASc, 2016-present. Optimization of recycled aggregate concrete for use in concrete structures. Co-supervised with Dr. L. Sanchez.

Roshan, A., MASc, 2015-present. Modelling corrosion-induced cracking in reinforced concrete structures. Co-supervised with Dr. B. Martin-Perez.

Undergraduate Student Supervision

I have supervised numerous undergraduate students and groups involved in the following programs:

  • American Concrete Institute Ottawa Student Chapter
  • Fourth year engineering Capstone design projects
  • NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award
  • NSERC CREATE Sustainable Engineering in Remote Areas
  • University of Ottawa Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program
  • University of Ottawa Co-op Program
  • American Concrete Institute Student Design Competition – Egg Protection Device
  • American Concrete Institute Student Design Competition – FRP Competition

Courses Taught

University of Ottawa

CVG5311 – Bridge Design

CVG4145 – Reinforced Concrete Design II

GNG1105 – Engineering Mechanics

Queen’s University

CIVL 430 – Reinforced Concrete Design

CIVL 330 – Structural Analysis

University of Waterloo

ENVE 127 – Statics and Solid Mechanics

Shijiazhuang Tiedao University

Bridge Design