Dre Pooneh Maghoul

Pooneh Maghoul

Address

Bureau B336.6 | C.P. 6079, succ. Centre-Ville, Montréal, (Québec) CANADA, H3C 3A7

Research Interests:

Computational Geo-Mechanics
Mechanics of Multiphase Porous Media
Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials
Multiscale Modeling
Wave Analysis
Geohazards (landslide, earthquake, and climate change)
Northern Infrastructure
Permafrost Engineering
Renewable Geothermal Energy
Small Modular Nuclear Reactors (SMR)
Non-Destructive-Testing Techniques
Soil-Structure Interaction
Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
Bio-Inspired Solutions Toward Sustainable and Smart Geotechnics
Tailings Mechanics
Smart Mining
Digital Twins of Geo-Infrastructure
Circularity in Geotechnical Engineering

Education

Post-Doctorate in Geotechnical Engineering

Université Laval, Quebec-City, QC

12/2010 – 12/2012

PhD in Geotechnical Engineering

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Paris, France

10/2007 – 11/2010

MSc in Soil and Rock Mechanics and Environmental Geomechanics

Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, Paris, France

09/2006 – 06/2007

BSc in Civil Engineering

University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

09/2002 – 06/2006

National Organization for Development of Exceptional Talents

Iran

1995-2002

Work Experience

08/2021-Present

Associate Professor

Polytechnique Montréal, Department of Civil, Geological and Mining Engineering, Montreal (QC), Canada

04/2020-08/2021

Associate Professor

The University of Manitoba, Department of Civil Engineering, Winnipeg (QC), Canada

07/2015-03/2020

Assistant Professor

The University of Manitoba, Department of Civil Engineering, Winnipeg (MB), Canada

2016-2017

Maternity Leave

2014-2015

Lecturer

École de Technologie Supérieure, Département de Génie de la Construction, Montreal (QC), Canada

2014

Lecturer

École Polytechnique, Département des Génies Civil, Géologique et des Mines, Montreal (QC), Canada

2013-2014

Geotechnical Project Manager

ABS Group Inc., Montreal, QC

2010-2012

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Université Laval, NSERC-Hydro-Québec Industrial Research Chair, Quebec-City (QC), Canada

2006-2010

Graduate Research Assistant

École des Ponts ParisTech, Navier Laboratory, Paris, France

Awards & Distinctions

Canadian Geotechnical Society’s 2023 R.M. Quigley Award – Honourable Mention

Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS)

2023

2022 Editor’s Choice Papers

The International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering, Springer

2023

Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS) Colloquium

Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS)

2023

Outstanding Young Geotechnical Engineer Award

International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE)

2022

Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 - WXN, Nominated

2021

2019 Best Paper Award

Journal of Cold Regions Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineers

2020

Best Paper Award

International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE 2019), Tokyo, Japan

2019

Excellent Paper Award

International Conference on Medical and Biosciences, Montreal (QC), Canada

2018

PhD Thesis Award (Finalist)

Le Monde de la Recherche Universitaire (Le Monde magazine), Paris, France

2012

PhD Thesis Award (Finalist)

ParisTech, Paris, France

2011

PhD Thesis Award (Finalist)

Université du Conseil General, Marne-la-Vallée, France

2011

PhD Thesis Award (Finalist)

Université Paris-Est, Paris, France

2011

PhD Thesis Award (Finalist)

École des Ponts ParisTech, Paris, France

2011

PhD with "très honorable avec félicitations du jury" meaning "Very Honorable, with Committee Praise", which is the highest academic distinction awarded in the French academic university system.

École des Ponts ParisTech, Paris, France

2010

Research Scholarship (Allocation de Recherche)

École des Ponts ParisTech, Paris, France

2007-2010

International Student Scholarship

Ministère Français des Affaires Etrangères, EGIDE, Paris, France

2006-2007