CivE PhD candidate wins two CIM awards

 

Negin Houshmand (CivE PhD candidate) holds up her second place student poster award at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) event CIMBC22 Convention & Expo in Vancouver. Houshmand won The Canadian Rock Engineering society award for Innovative Rock Engineering Research and second place in the Student Poster Competition at CIMBC22 for the poster titled Rock Hardness Prediction Using Geophysical and Geochemical Data and Machine Learning.

Negin Houshmand (CivE PhD candidate) received two awards at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) event, CIMBC22 Convention & Expo, in Vancouver.

Houshmand was awarded The Canadian Rock Engineering society award for Innovative Rock Engineering Research and second place in the Student Poster Competition at CIMBC22 for the poster titled Rock Hardness Prediction Using Geophysical and Geochemical Data and Machine Learning. Her co-supervisors are CivMin’s Prof. Kamran Esmaeili and Prof. Sebastian Goodfellow.

“There’s industry interest in the hardness prediction using our model in an app format,” Houshmand says, “I am so thrilled.”

Negin Houshmand (CivE PhD candidate) presents her student poster at the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) event CIMBC22 Convention & Expo in Vancouver.


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