Ph.D. Students

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Shaghayegh Abtahi

Office: ICE 6-361

 

Email:abtahi1@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2017 - now, Ph.D. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2014 - 2016, M.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

  • 2010 - 2016, B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Research Interests:

  • Structural reliability and risk analysis

  • Uncertainty quantification

  • Stochastic modeling of structural deterioration

  • System identification

  • Damage detection

  • Soil-Structure Interaction

  • Structural dynamics

  • Earthquake Engineering

Thesis Project:

  • Probabilistic seismic performance assessment and retrofit of deteriorated reinforced concrete structures (read more)

Jiadaren (Jack) Liu

Office: ICE 6-361

Email: jiadaren@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, Ph.D. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2015 - 2018, M.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Guangxi University, China

  • 2011 - 2015, B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Guangxi University, China

Research Interests:

  • Bridge strucutres

  • Nonlinear structural analysis

Thesis Project:

  • Probabilistic capacity assessment of bridge girders with deterioration

 

Odin Guzman Sanchez

Office: ICE 6-361

Email: guzmansa@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2017 - now, Ph.D. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2008-2011, M.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico

  • 1996-2001, B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico City, Mexico  

Research Interests:

  • Masonry structures

  • Structural reliability  

  • Earthquake engineering

  • Structural dynamics

  • Structural design for industrial facilities 

Thesis Project (co-supervised with Dr. Carlos Cruz Noguez):

  • Reliability-based analysis of slender masonry walls

M.Sc. Students

Liying Huang

Office: 6-362

Email: lhuang1@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2017 - 2018, M.Eng. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2013 - 2017, B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, Shenyang Agricultural University, China

Research Interests:

  • Fiber beam-column element

  • Finite element modeling

  • Shear-critical beams

  • Reliability

Thesis Project:

  • Capacity prediction models and failure mode classification of deteriorated pre-stressed concrete bridge girders 

Michael Manarin (Graduated)

 

Office: NREF 5-033

Email: manarin@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2017 - 2019, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2012 - 2017, B.Eng.M., Department of Civil Engineering, McMaster University, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Lateral-torsional buckling (LTB)

  • Singly-symmetric girders

Thesis Project (co-supervised with Dr. Robert Driver):

  • Lateral-torsional buckling moment gradient factor for singly-symmetric girders

Yueying Li

Office: 

Email: yueying@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2017 - 2018, M.Eng. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Pipelines

  • Gaussian process regression

Thesis Project (co-supervised with Dr. Samer Adeeb):

  • Statistical analytical models for strain analysis of dented pipelines  

Zhenning Liu

Office: ICE 6-361

Email: zliu6@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2017 - 2018, M.Eng. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2013 - 2017, B.Sc., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Finite element modeling

  • Nonlinear system identification

  • Bayesian analysis

  • Kalman filter

Thesis Project:

  • Nonlinear system identification of bridge column models with and without bond-slip

Durlabh Bartaula

Office: ICE 6-244

Email: bartaula@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2011 - 2015, B.Eng., Department of Civil Engineering, Kantipur Engineering College, Nepal

Research Interests:

  • Structural health monitoring

  • Reliability analysis and uncertainty quantification

  • Machine learning

  • Bayesian analysis

  • Hybrid prognostics

Thesis Project:

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Zeyad Nabil Shaban

Office: N/A

Email: zieadm@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  •  2004 - 2018, B.Sc., Structural Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University.

Research Interests:

  • Finite element modeling

  • Masonry walls

  • Probabilistic analysis

Thesis Project:

  • N/A

M.Eng. Students

Jiaqi Liang

Office: N/A

Email: zliu6@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2018 - now, M.Eng. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2017 - 2018, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2013 - 2017, B.Sc., Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Machine learning

Thesis Project:

  • ​Application of Gaussian process to probabilistic structural capacity prediction

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Bowen Zeng

Office: N/A

 

Email: bzeng1@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2019 - now, Ph.D. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2017 - 2019, M.Sc., Department of Bridge and Tunnel Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU), Chengdu, China

  • 2010 - 2016, B.Sc., Department of Tunnel and Underground Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Central South University (CSU), Changsha, China

Research Interests:

  • Masonry structures

  • Computational modeling

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Ahmed K. Abdelmoety

Office: ICE 6-361

Email: abdelmoe@ualberta.ca

Education: 

  • 2019 - now, Ph.D. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2012 - 2017, M.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

  • 2007 - 2012, B.Sc., Department of Civil Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

Research Interests:

  • Computational Mechanics

  • Structural Reliability

  • Boundary Element Method

  • Finite Element Method

  • Isogeometric Analysis

Thesis Project (co-supervised by Dr. Samer Adeeb):

  • N/A

 

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 Wanyan Liu

Office: N/A

Email: wanyan@ualberta.ca 

Education: 

  • 2019 - now, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada

  • 2015 - 2018, M.Sc. student, Department of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Research Interests:

  • Finite element modeling

  • Bayesian analysis

  • Masonry structures

Thesis Project:

  • N/A

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