Fady B. Abdelaal
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-3352
Email: fady.abdelaal@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-246

Research Interests: Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering; Long term durability of polymeric geomembranes; Large scale testing of the physical behaviour of barrier systems; Bituminous geomembranes.

Leon Boegman
Associate Professor and Associate Head

Tel: (613) 533-6717
Email: leon.boegman@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-204

Research Interests: Environmental fluid dynamics; physical limnology and water-quality; shoaling internal solitary waves; turbulence in stratified flows; hydrodynamic modelling; coastal oceanography; quantitative imaging techniques.

Richard Brachman

Tel: (613) 533-3096
Email: richard.brachman@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-202B

Research Interests: Protection, wrinkles and leakage through geomembranes; performance and design of leachate collection pipes for municipal solid waste landfills; laboratory testing and analysis of polymer manholes for landfills; geosynthetics in waste containment facilities; municipal solid waste landfill design issues; shoring systems for deep excavations; numerical analysis of non-linear soil-structure interaction problems; small - and Large - strain behaviour of granular materials.

Ana Maria da Silva
Professor & Chair of Undergraduate Studies

Tel: (613) 533-2142
Email: anamaria.dasilva@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-203

Research Interests: Sediment transport; river morphology; hydraulic physical modeling; numerical modeling.

Elise Devoie

Élise Devoie
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 (x78316)
Email: elise.devoie@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-232A

Research Interests: Permafrost; permafrost hydrology; hydrogeology; numerical modelling; field data collection; climate change; groundwater; cold regions processes; soil freeze/thaw. 

Amir Fam
Professor & Donald and Sarah Munro Chair in Engineering and Applied Science
Vice-Dean (Research)

Tel: (613) 533-6352
Email: amir.fam@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-201A

Research Interests: Reinforced and prestressed concrete structures; Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP); structurally integrated stay-in-place FRP formwork for concrete structures; strengthening of concrete and masonry structures using FRP; strengthening of steel structures using ultra-high modulus carbon-FRP.

Yves Filion

Tel: (613) 533-2126
Email: yves.filion@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-201

Research Interests: Water quality in distribution systems, metals accumulation and release in drinking water distribution systems, drinking water discolouration, antimicrobial and metals resistance in drinking water biofilms, climate change mitigation and adaptation in drinking water systems.

Katerina Genikomsou
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6676
Email: aikaterini.genikomsou@queensu.ca 
Office: Ellis-209

Research interests: Modelling and analysis of reinforced concrete (RC) structures; Finite Element Analysis (FEA) of RC structures; Constitutive modelling of concrete; Novel materials in RC connections; Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRPs); Large-scale experiments of RC structures.

Mark F. Green

Tel: (613) 533-2147
Email: greenm@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-207

Research Interests: Advanced composite materials; bridge dynamics; concrete structures.

Neil Hoult

Tel: (613) 533-3436
Email: neil.hoult@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-251C

Research Interests: FRPs for retrofitting and reinforcing of concrete structures; testing and modelling of reinforced concrete; structural health monitoring (SHM); wireless sensor networks for long-term monitoring; fibre optic sensors for SHM and structural optimization.

Colin MacDougall

Tel: (613) 533-2469
Email: macdougc@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-248

Research Interests: Mechanics of strands and cables; fatigue of post-tensioned concrete beams; deteriorating post-tensioned concrete buildings; fatigue and fracture modeling; structural steel design; innovative engineering instruction.

Ian D. Moore
Professor and Department Head 

Tel: (613) 533 3160
Email: ian.moore@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-249

Research Interests: Geotechnical engineering, engineering mechanics, non-linear soil-structure interaction, and analysis and design of buried infrastructure, polymer structures, and shell structures.

Ryan Mulligan
Professor and Director, Beaty Water Research Centre (BWRC)

Tel: (613) 533-6503
Email: ryan.mulligan@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-251B

Research Interests: Coastal engineering and physical oceanography; surface waves, nearshore currents, sediment resuspension and transport; wave and circulation models; tidal currents and marine renewable energy; coastal morphology; dynamics of flows along beaches, rive deltas, in bays, estuaries and lakes.

Kevin Mumford
Associate Professor 

Tel: (613) 533-6325
Email: kevin.mumford@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-206

Research Interests: Subsurface remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents; laboratory investigation of multiphase flow and nonaqueous phase liquid dissolution; behaviour of gases in the subsurface (remediation, biogenic, carbon dioxide); innovative approaches for brownfield risk assessment.

Kent S. Novakowski
Professor and Associate Vice-Principal (Research)

Tel: (613) 533-6417
Email: kent.novakowski@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-229A

Research Interests: Carbon dioxide sequestration in crystalline rock; characterization methods for fractured bedrock; field experiments; solute and CO2 transport in fracture networks; mathematical hydrogeology.

Jason Olsthoorn

Jason Olsthoorn
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 (x78015)
Email: jason.olsthoorn@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-244

Research Interests: Environmental mixing processes; sediment transport; laboratory-data assimilation; winter mixing processes; internal solitary waves; stratified turbulence

Sarah Jane Payne
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-2206 
Email: sarahjane.payne@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-251D

Research Interests: Drinking water; Biofilm and microbial ecology; Lead and copper corrosion in premise plumbing;  Distribution system water quality management; Premise plumbing; Emerging contaminants; Interactions and interplay of water quality, disinfectants, pipe materials, inorganic particles, and the drinking water microbiome.

R. Kerry Rowe
Barrington Batchelor Distinguished University Professor

Tel: (613) 533-3113
Email: kerry.rowe@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-229B

Research Interests: Contaminant migration; landfill design; geosynthetics; reinforced embankments and walls; tunnels in soft ground; anchors, retaining walls and pile foundations.

W. Andy Take
Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Tel: (613) 533-3124
Email: andy.take@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-202A

Research Interests: Digital image-based measurements of deformations and strains in soils and structural materials; slope stability, landslide triggering processes, and runout; unsaturated behaviour of geosynthetic liner system components; field performance of geomembrane composite liner systems; soil structure interaction; physical modelling of a wide range of geotechnical processes.

Josh Woods
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6835
Email: joshua.woods@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-211

Research Interests: Reinforced Concrete Structures, Fibre Reinforced Polymers, Timber-Steel Construction, Hybrid (Experimental-Numerical) Simulation, Advanced Sensors for Structural Monitoring, Earthquake Engineering.

Stephanie Wright

Stephanie Wright
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 (x78310)
Email: stephanie.wright@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-230A

Research Interests: Climate change impacts on groundwater resources in cold regions, Fractured rock hydrogeology, Cryo-hydrogeology and permafrost thaw, Field-based investigation of groundwater flow and transport, Safe and sustainable drinking water supplies.

Xiaying Xin

Xiaying Xin
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6000 (x75197)
Email: x.xin@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-247

Research Interests: Water and Wastewater Treatment, Toxic Bacteria Inactivation, Emerging Contaminant, Environmental Impact Assessment, Synchrotron Radiation-based Techniques and Environmental Applications