Research Team Lead

Jeffrey Erochko, Assistant Professor in Structural Engineering
Education: B.A.Sc. Engineering Science, Ph.D. Civil Engineering (Toronto)

Current Research Team Members

Daniel Lacroix, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow
Behaviour of Timber Structures

Sujan Shrestha, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow (co-supervised with Prof. Mario Santana)
Assessment and Retrofit of Historic Earthquake-Damaged Structures in Nepal

Marc Alam, Ph.D. Candidate
Performance of Hybrid Timber-Steel Connections Exposed to Fire

Joshua Woods, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate (co-supervised with Prof. David Lau)
Hybrid Testing of a Multi-storey Reinforced Concrete Shear Wall Building

Ahmed Hassan, M.A.Sc., Ph.D. Candidate (co-supervised with Prof. David Lau)
Hybrid Experimental Testing of Multi-storey Timber Buildings

Hunter Davis, M.A.Sc. Candidate
Holo-learning: Using Augmented Reality Devices as Pedagogical Tools for Engineers

Natalie Miller, M.A.Sc. Candidate
Retrofit of Historic Timber Roof Trusses in Parliament’s East Block

Former Research Team Members

Sean Miller, M.A.Sc. Candidate (Co-supervised with Prof. David Lau)
Hybrid Test of Advanced Structural Bracing System in Heavy Timber Structures

Xi Cheng, M.A.Sc. (2017) (co-supervised with Prof. David Lau)
Improving the Seismic Performance of Existing Bridge Structures Using Self-centering Dampers

Colin Gilbert, M.A.Sc. (2016)
Adaptation of Advanced Seismic-Resistant Cross-Braces in Heavy Timber Buildings

Ryan Gilbert, M.A.Sc. (2016)
Development of a Heavy Timber Moment-Resisting Frame with Replaceable Ductile Steel Links  

Thomas Plesnik, M.A.Sc. (2015) (co-supervised with Prof. Ghasan Doudak)
Effect of an Intermediate Material Layer on the Lateral Load-Slip Characteristics of Nailed Timber Joints 

Aaron Akotuah, M.A.Sc. (2015) (co-supervised with Prof. George Hadjisophocleous)
Modelling the Fire Performance of Hybrid Steel-Timber Connections