Research Projects

Current Projects
Ralph Burden PhD Geoenvironmental Engineering Co-deposition and blending of FFT with overburden
Bereket Fisseha PhD Geotechnical Engineering Assessment of shear strength of saturated/unsaturated oil sands tailings
Nicolas Olmedo PhD Mechanical Engineering Tailings characterization using an unmanned ground robot
Neeltje Slingerland PhD Geoenvironmental Engineering Landscape architecture and engineering design for mined earth structures and reclamation
Umme Rima PhD Geotechnical Engineering A geotechnical investigation of multiple freeze thaw and drying/wetting cycles on oil sands fine tailings
Kelsey Cunningham MSc Geoenvironmental Engineering Influence of Chemical Amendments on the Long Term Geotechnical Behaviour of Oil Sands Tailings Fines
Jordan Elias MSc Geoenvironmental Engineering Influence of chemical amedments and dewatering processes on the geotechnical behaviour of oil sands tailings fines
Taylor Hall MSc Geotechnical Engineering Centrifuge testing of oil sands tailings using continuous addition
Janeen Ogloza MSc Mining Engineering Actual evaporation rates off tailings ponds surface
Prempeh Owusu MSc Geotechnical Engineering Modelling of pore fluid in the computation of actual evaporation
Haley Schafer MSc Geoenvironmental Engineering Modelling MFT consolidation with a geotechnical centrifuge
Tony Zheng MSc Geotechnical Engineering Risk Assessment and Reliability Modelling of A Tailings Management System
Saulo Castro Res. Tech. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Using ECV to measure and predict dewatering performance
Feixia Zhang PDF Geotechnical Engineering Permeability function for oil sands tailings undergoing volume change during drying
2017
Iman Entezari PDF Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Developing empirical correlations between total suction and HSI for thin section drying tests for a range of FFT
2016
Iman Entezari PhD Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Applications of remote hyperspectral sensing in the characterization of Alberta's oil sands tailings
Feixia Zhang PhD Geotechnical Engineering Unsaturated soil property functions for high volume change materials
Elena Zabolotnii MEng

Geoenvironmental Engineering

Theory and computer modelling of sedimentation, consolidation and creep of MFT
2015
Nam Pham PDF Geotechnical Engineering Developing a numerical tool to predict freeze-thaw desiccation and large strain consolidation of tailings