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Rock Fracture

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The professors focused on rock fracture in the Mining + Geomechanics Research Group carry out fundamental and applied research at the interface between seismology and rock mechanics.  Areas of current research interest include rock fracture physics, earthquake processes, geophysics, modelling of dynamic fracture processes, blasting and detonation physics, and performance of explosives.

 NameJob Title & DutiesContact Details
Giovanni for Web 2015Grasselli, GiovanniProfessor
  • Mining & Geomechanics
  • Rock Fracture
  • Numerical Modelling
Office: GB 327
(416) 978-0125
giovanni.grasselli@utoronto.ca
Mohanty for Web 2015Mohanty, BibhuProfessor Emeritus
  • Mining & Geomechanics
  • Dynamic Fracture
  • Rock Fracture
Office: MB 229
(416) 978-4576
bibhu.mohanty@utoronto.ca
PicXia, KaiwenAssociate Professor
  • Mining & Geomechanics
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Dynamic Fracture
  • Rock Fracture
Office: GB 314A
(416) 978-5942
kaiwen@ecf.utoronto.ca
paul youngYoung, PaulProfessor
  • Mining & Geomechanics
  • Rock Fracture
  • Numerical Modelling
Office: MB 129
(416) 978-5252
paul.young@utoronto.ca