- Finite Element Modeling of Buried Pipes and Application in the Real World by Dr. Himan Hojat Jalali
- Erosion Voids Beside Buried Pipes by Dr. Jane M Peter
Himan Hojat Jalali , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Arlington
- Faculty member at the Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Texas at Arlington.
- Research areas: resilient design of infrastructure, service life estimation of buried infrastructure, meta-material & structural control.
- Over $400k funded research by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) through TranSET, Tarrant Regional Water District and Water Research Foundation.
- Member of ASCE, AWWA and is also committee member in UESI Technical Committee on Seismic Design of Buried Water & Wastewater Pipelines.
Jane M Peter, Ph.D.
Geotechnical EIT at Thurber Engineering Ltd.
- EIT at Thurber Engineering Ltd. with over three years of experience in the consulting industry.
- Working as a member of the geotechnical design team to provide technical advice on tunnelling and pipeline projects across Ontario.
- Gaining an understanding of soil-structure interaction using design models.
- Graduated from Queen’s University with a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering.
- Research focused on deterioration and rehabilitation effects on buried underground infrastructures like pipes & maintenance hole structures.