Wei Victor Liu, PhD, PEng

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept

Personal Website: https://sites.ualberta.ca/~wvliu/index.html

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering Dept
Email
victor.liu@ualberta.ca
Address
6-235 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211 116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5

Overview

Area of Study / Keywords

Sustainable Cement-based Materials Geothermal Modeling Mining Engineering


About

Education

  • Ph.D., 2013, Mining Engineering, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Post Graduate Program., 2009, Mining Safety Technology and Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China
  • B.Sc., 2008, Fire Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China

´╗┐Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, 2020 - present, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Assistant Professor, 2014 - 2020, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Geotechnical Engineer, E.I.T., 2013 - 2014, Arctic Region at Tetra Tech EBA, Canada

Research

Research Interests

My research interests are centered on the areas of sustainable cement-based materials (e.g., shotcrete and grout) and geothermal modeling. In these areas, all graduate students have been guaranteed research projects with clear scopes and objectives. These projects and related publications can be found on my research website (link), which is regularly updated.

Awards

  • Delta Chi Teaching Award, Delta Chi Alberta, 2017
  • Analogy Originality Award, U of A Mining Club, 2017
  • Underground Mining Teaching Award, U of A Mining Club, 2016

´╗┐Affiliations

  • Professional Engineer (P.Eng.), The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (Elsevier)
  • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Mining Science and Technology (Elsevier)