Professor Karl Peterson’s research centers on microstructural analysis of concrete and other materials.
Education and Designations
- B.S. Geology (1995, University of Minnesota, USA)
- M.S. Civil Engineering (2001, Michigan Technological University, USA)
- Ph.D. Civil Engineering (2008, Michigan Technological University, USA)
- Geologist I, Minnesota Department of Transportation (1995-1998)
- Research Sci./Eng. I, Michigan Technological University (1999-2007)
- Assistant Research Professor, Michigan Technological University (2008-2010)
- Assistant Professor, University of Toronto (2010-2017)
University of Toronto’s Concrete Canoe Team has returned from the Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition 2022 in Sherbrooke, QC with a handful of awards. The 25th annual competition saw University of Toronto’s team take 3rd overall, in addition to many other honours including: Innovation of the Year (with using Capacitance to measure canoe thickness and… Read more »
Each year the capstone design course provides students with the opportunity to solve a problem for a real-world client and normally culminates in a project showcase at the end of the term. With supervision and guidance from Prof. Kamran Behdinan (MIE) and Prof. Karl Peterson (CivMin), a team of MechE students collaborated with Seeds of… Read more »
Just as students have had to adapt to new ways of learning, professors in the Deparment of Civil & Mineral Engineering have been adept at delivering their online lectures and providing academic continuity. A few professors are sharing their new methods of delivering via the following images. ~ ~… Read more »
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University of Toronto
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