2nd year MASc Student wins First Place

Mr. Shuihan Li, , a second-year MASc student in civil engineering program under the supervision of Dr. Jinyuan Liu,  won the first place in the 2017 Canadian Geotechnical Society-Southern Ontario Section Graduate Student Competition held on January 18, 2017. This annual competition included representatives from six universities in Southern Ontario: Ryerson, Toronto, York, Waterloo, McMaster, and Western.  A representative from each University made an oral presentation of up to 13 minutes followed by a three minute question-and-answer period. The presentation title from Ryerson is “Deep soil mixing to stabilize sensitive Champlain Sea clay.” The presentation is related to a project funded by NSERC  and supported by Geo-Foundations Contractors Inc. Shuihan won a cash prize of $500 for the award.