Faculty

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 Graduate Coordinator

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
Professor

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.

Pascale Champagne (On Leave)
Professor and Director of the Beaty Water Research Centre

Tel: (613) 533-3053
Email: pascale.champagne@queensu.ca
Office: Mitchell Hall-351A

Research Interests: Biomass conversion; recovery of higher-value chemicals from waste biomass; bionergy; solid waste management; minimizing the impact of municipal, agricultural and industrial activities on surface water and groundwater contamination; composting and biostabilization of municipal, agricultural and industrial biosolids; passive treatment of municipal and industrial wastewaters and leachates.

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.

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

Tel: (613) 533-6352
Email: amir.fam@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-244

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
Professor

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
Professor, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic)

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

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

Neil Hoult
Professor and Associate Head

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.

Bernard H. Kueper
Professor

Tel: (613) 533-6834
Email: bernard.kueper@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-228

Research Interests: Groundwater contamination; subsurface remediation; Hydrology of fractured rock.

Colin MacDougall
Professor

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
Associate Professor

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: Mathematical hydrogeology; hybrid numerical and analytical methods; aqueous phase transport in fracture networks; hydraulic testing methods for fractured bedrock; sustainable water supply in regional bedrock aquifers; hydrology of fractured rock.

Sarah Jane Payne
Assistant Professor

Tel: (613) 533-2206 
Email: sarahjane.payne@queensu.ca
Office: Ellis-247

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: 1 (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

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