To Prospective Students:

Please note that I only accept students who have a strong background in numerical modeling, lab work, excellent oral and written communication skills. The subject areas strongly favor candidates with a degree in civil, geotechnical or structural engineering.

In most of my research projects, you would need to do numerical development in laboratory-owned programs (Fortran, Matlab, Mathematica) or implement new subroutines in commercial software (COMSOL, ABAQUS, FLAC). Please contact me if you have these competencies.

According to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0/4.5 (B) or equivalent in your last 60 credit hours of study is required:

Faculty of Graduate Studies provides some scholarship and bursary opportunities for graduate students. I encourage you to apply for these funding and awards:

Highly qualified students would be financially supported.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and full contact information for two references to me at