Research Programs

TORONTO: JULY 18, 2019 --  PEDRAM MORTAZAVI -- Civ PhD Candidate Pedram Mortazavi, MASc, P.Eng, poses with a cast steel EBF in the Structures Lab at the University of Toronto's Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering in Toronto on Thursday, July 18, 2019. His thesis is titled: Cast Steel Replaceable Link Elements in Steel Eccentric Braced Frame (EBF), and is designed to allow a specific piece of a building structure fail in an earthquake so as to allow the structure to remain intact. The sacrificial piece is designed to be standardized and replaceable afterwards. 
PHOTO: Phill Snel, Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering/ U of T

This program is designed for outstanding individuals interested in a rewarding career in fundamental or applied research. The Doctor of Philosophy program involves advanced courses and an intensive research program culminating in a thesis. The PhD is a fully-funded program.


The Master of Applied Science includes a foundational base graduate courses followed with a research thesis.  Many research projects involve industrial partnerships and networking opportunities, project management experience, and collaboration with leading experts. The MASc is a fully-funded program.

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