Student Researchers

Current Projects
Gallardo Bobadilla, R. PhD Mechanical Engineering Advanced Linear Programming Techniques for Network Routing Optimization Models, Railway Blocking & Train Scheduling
Scanlan, K. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Field measurement of the effect of ballast degradation on track performance
Yu, F. PhD Mechanical Engineering Low temperature rail breaks
Hassas Irani, B. MSc Mechanical Engineering Microstructure-based modelling of rolling contact fatigue
Ibarra, L. MSc Mechanical Engineering Reliability based assessment: Extreme weather conditions railway wheel inspection
Juhaszova, D. MSc Mechanical Engineering Automated Train Brake Effectiveness
2017
Fallah Nafari, S. PhD Structural Engineering A framework for rail integrity assessment based on real-time rail vertical deflection measurements
Tappenden, K. PhD Geotechnical Engineering Climatic influences on the Ashcroft Thompson River landslides
Mulhall, C. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Gravel and degraded ballast
Macciotta, R. RA Geotechnical Engineering Railroad risk quantification
2016
Roghani, A. PhD Geotechnical Engineering A quantitative evaluation of the impact of soft subgrades on railway track structure
Leishman, E. MSc Geotechnical Engineering Statistical analysis of railway derailments, consequences and causes
Marghoub Shadkar, A. MSc Mechanical Engineering Reliability study of a wheel temperature detection system
Ying, C. MSc Mechanical Engineering Freight rail air brake reliability
Zhang, L. MSc Structural Engineering Axle spacing effects on rail bending stress behaviour
Vu, B. - Geotechnical Engineering Anisotropic behaviour of organic soils under loading
Balideh, S. PDF Geotechnical Engineering Ballast characteristics
2015
Onofre Sastre Arbos, M. Visiting MSc Mechanical Engineering Fuel burnt prediction model for CN intermodal double-stack trains
2014
Haji Abdulrazzagh, P. Visiting PhD Geotechnical Engineering Detection of railway soft subgrades using Falling Weight Deflectometer: A case study of Lac-La-Biche subdivision
Poddar, V. MSc Mechanical Engineering Investigation into reliability of freight rail air brakes in cold weather condition
Newman, C. MEng Geotechnical Engineering A review of the use of the falling weight deflectometer for railway track assessment
Onwude, L. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Frost heave susceptibility of fouled ballast
Wardak, H. BSc Civil & Environmental Engineering Laboratory testing of peat specimens
Elwood, D. RA Geotechnical Engineering Railway track remediation and field investigations
Wollenberg-Barron, T. RA Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory testing of soft railway subgrades and ballast materials
2013
Delara, S. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Freezing of railway tunnels in Canada
Tavakolian Bana, H. MEng Geotechnical Engineering Factors affecting the behaviour of soft subgrade in the railway track
Wollenberg-Barron, T. BSc Civil & Environmental Engineering Soft railway subgrades and ballast
2012
Yang, Z. Visiting PhD Mechanical Engineering Characterization of steel rails to investigate the relationship between fracture toughness and hardness at sub-zero temperatures
Petrov, M. BSc Civil & Environmental Engineering Relationship between slope cut failures and weather in the Fraser Canyon