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Why do you study PhD?

Frequently, if not everyday, I receive emails inquiring position vacancy about MASc or PhD.  Some have very specific research targets, but a majority of them are mainly fishing emails, to which I rarely reply.  Research position is always there, if … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Observation 21Oct2015

Now that the Liberal wins a majority government, it is interesting to see how the other people see the opportunities and concerns.  I’ll try to jot down some notes for my readings, mainly of newspaper articles. Why virtually every Canadian … Continue reading

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Research Positions in RILCIE Group

The RILCIE group keeps looking for high quality graduate students and researchers.  For the academic year of 2015-2016, the group has admitted three Phd students and one MASc student, and therefore, no more graduate students can be taken for the … Continue reading

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CV8107 Infrastructure Asset Management

Dr. Arnold Yuan is going to offer a new graduate course titled ‘Infrastructure Asset Management’ in Fall 2015.  The course materials will be delivered on the new learning and teaching system D2L, instead of Blackboard, which is being phased out … Continue reading

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Group Update as of October 1, 2014

Well, it has been quite a while since last blogging. After a cool summer and a hectic September, it is the right time to briefly summarize what the RILCIE research group was doing. First thing first, Dr. Arnold Yuan was … Continue reading

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Group Updates as of June 25, 2013

(1) Dr Arnold Yuan was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in May 2013. (2) Mr. Afzal Waseem successfully defended in early May 2013 his MASc thesis titled by Methodology Development and Local Calibration of MEPDG Permanent Deformation Models for … Continue reading

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Research Assistant Positions

For Prospective Students: I am currently looking for hiring an international PhD student to do research in risk-informed life-cycle infrastructure management.  Students who have strong background in civil engineering, industrial engineering, nuclear engineering, applied mathematics, or engineering management are welcome … Continue reading

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Research Activities in Summer 2012

Alas, time flies by and now it’s almost the end of the summer.  I heard many people complaining the long-lasting heat; the summer is definitely too short to me. The main theme of the summer research was highway pavement design.  … Continue reading

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