Left to right: Professor David Lau, Joshua Woods, Professor Jeff Erochko

Former Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering student Josh Woods has been awarded the University Medal for Outstanding Graduate Work – Doctoral Level for his thesis entitled “Advances in Retrofit and Testing of Reinforced Concrete Shear Walls: Part 1 – Seismic Retrofit of Deficient Walls with Fiber-reinforced Polymer Sheets, Part 2 – Building Scale Performance Evaluation using Hybrid Simulation.

Josh was co-supervised by Professor David Lau and Professor Jeffrey Erochko.