Board of DirectorsScientific Steering CommitteeResearchers

Thesis

Qinyi Zhou, MSc
Master of Science in Forest Engineering, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick
THESIS: Development of Evaluation Methodology for Rolling Shear Properties in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)
LINK: http://dspace.hil.unb.ca:8080/xmlui/handle/1882/45624
PROJECT T1–1–C1: DEVELOPMENT OF EVALUATION METHODOLOGY FOR ROLLING SHEAR IN CLT

Dr. Yue Chen
Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia
THESIS: Structural performance of box based cross laminated timber system used in floor applications
LINK: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/33959
PROJECT T1–6–C1: INFLUENCE OF MANUFACTURING PARAMETERS ON CLT PLATE TO RESIST OUT-OF-PLANE LOADING

Dr. Yuan Li
Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia
THESIS: Duration-of-load and size effects on the rolling shear strength of cross laminated timber
LINK: http://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/52397
PROJECT T1–6–C1: INFLUENCE OF MANUFACTURING PARAMETERS ON CLT PLATE TO RESIST OUT-OF-PLANE LOADING

Jason Xin Nie, MSc
Master of Science,Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia
THESIS: Failure mechanism of rolling shear failure of Cross-Laminated Timber
LINK: https://open.library.ubc.ca/cIRcle/collections/ubctheses/24/items/1.0215881#downloadfiles
PROJECT T1–6–C1: INFLUENCE OF MANUFACTURING PARAMETERS ON CLT PLATE TO RESIST OUT-OF-PLANE LOADING

Sepideh Ashtari, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: In-plane Stiffness of Cross-laminated Timber Floors
LINK: http://elk.library.ubc.ca/handle/2429/43504
PROJECT T1–7–C1: EVALUATING THE IN-PLANE STIFFNESS AND STRENGTH OF CLT FLOOR DIAPHRAGMS

Sai Ganesh Sarvotham Pai, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Faculty of Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: FORCE TRANSFER AROUND OPENINGS IN CLT SHEAR WALLS
LINK: http://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/51632
PROJECT T1–8–C3: FORCE TRANSFER AROUND OPENINGS IN WALLS SUBECTED TO IN-PLANE LOADING

Sai Ganesh Sarvotham Pai, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: FORCE TRANSFER AROUND OPENINGS IN CLT SHEAR WALLS
LINK: http://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/51632
PROJECT T1–11–C1: CONNECTIONS IN CLT BUILDING SYSTEMS

Tom Joyce, MSc
Master of Science in Forestry Engineering, University of New Brunswick
THESIS: Connections for CLT Diaphragms in Steel-Frame Buildings
PROJECT T1–11–C1: CONNECTIONS IN CLT BUILDING SYSTEMS

Shawn Kennedy, MSc
Maître ès sciences, Université Laval
THESIS: Fastener withdrawal and embedment strength in glulam and cross‐laminated timber / Résistance à l’enfoncement et à l’arrachement de connecteurs filetés dans le bois lamellé-collé et lamellécroisé (CLT)
LINK: http://www.theses.ulaval.ca/2014/30957/
PROJECT T1–11–C1: CONNECTIONS IN CLT BUILDING SYSTEMS

Masoud Sadeghi, MSc
Master of Science, Forestry Engineering, University of New Brunswick
THESIS: CONTINUITY CONNECTION FOR CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER (CLT) FLOOR DIAPHRAGMS
LINK: https://unbscholar.lib.unb.ca/islandora/object/unbscholar%3A6923
PROJECT T2–1–C4: TECHNIQUES FOR FORMING MULTI-FUNCTIONAL CONSTRUCTION INTERFACES IN HYBRID-BUILDINGS

Jeffrey R. L. Blaylock, MEng
Master of of Engineering Science, Western University
THESIS: Wood Infill Walls in Reinforced Concrete Frame Structures : A Wood Concrete Structure Niche
LINK: http://ir.lib.uwo.ca/etd/888/
PROJECT T2–2–C4: NICHE FOR AND FEASIBILITY OF RC-FRAME MULTI-MATERIAL MID-RISE HYBRID

Carla Dickof, MASc
Master Of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: CLT INFILL PANELS IN STEEL MOMENT RESISTING FRAMES AS A HYBRID SEISMIC FORCE RESISTING SYSTEM
PROJECT T2–3–C4: NICHE FOR AND FEASIBILITY OF STEEL-FRAME MULTI-MATERIAL MID-RISE HYBRID SYSTEMS

Matiyas Ayalew, MASc
Master Of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: LATERAL BEHAVIOUR AND DIRECT DISPLACEMENT BASED DESIGN OF A NOVEL HYBRID STRUCTURE : CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER INFILLED STEEL MOMENT RESISTING FRAMES
LINK: https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/50200
PROJECT T2–3–C4: NICHE FOR AND FEASIBILITY OF STEEL-FRAME MULTI-MATERIAL MID-RISE HYBRID SYSTEMS

Dr. Johannes Schneider
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: Conventional and novel timber steel hybrid connections: testing, performance and assessment
LINK: http://elk.library.ubc.ca/handle/2429/54140
PROJECT T2–1–C4: TECHNIQUES FOR FORMING MULTI-FUNCTIONAL CONSTRUCTION INTERFACES IN HYBRID-BUILDINGS

Chao Zhang, MSc
Master of of Applied Science, University of Toronto
THESIS: Analysis of the Timber-Concrete Composite Systems with Ductile Connection
LINK: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/35705
PROJECT T2–4–C3: INNOVATIVE POST-TENSION COMPOSITE SYSTEMS FOR LONG-SPAN FLOOR CONSTRUCTION

Xinlei Huang, MSc
Master of of Applied Science, University of British Columbia
THESIS: DIAPHRAGM STIFFNESS IN WOOD-FRAME CONSTRUCTION
PROJECT T2–6–C3: DIAPHRAGM ACTION IN LIGHT WOOD FRAME PLATFORM CONSTRUCTION

Dr. Lina Zhou
Doctor of Philosophy, Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick
THESIS: STRUCTURAL RESPONSE OF MID-RISE HYBRID BUILDING SYSTEM CONSISTING OF A LIGHT WOOD FRAME STRUCTURE AND STIFF CORE
LINK: https://unbscholar.lib.unb.ca/islandora/object/unbscholar%3A6582
PROJECT T2–9–C6: STRUCTURAL RESPONSE OF MID-RISE HYBRID BUILDING SYSTEM CONSISTING OF A LIGHT WOOD FRAME STRUCTURE AND STIFF CORE

Henry Meleki Kiwelu, PhD
Doctor of Philosophy, University of New Brunswick
THESIS: Finite Element Models of Effects of Moisture on Bolt Embedment and Connection Properties of Glulam
PROJECT T2–10–C6: MOVEMENTS AND DEFORMATION INCOMPATIBILITIES OF MATERIALS IN TIMBER HEAVY-FRAME HYBRID NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS

Abdullah Al Mamun, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa
THESIS: Investigating the Performance of Wood Portal Frames as Alternative Bracing Systems in Light-Frame Wood Buildings
PROJECT T2–13–C3: EXPERIMENTAL SOLUTIONS FOR ALTERNATIVE BRACING SYSTEMS IN LIGHT-WOOD FRAME BUILDINGS

Michael Fairhurst, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: DYANMIC ANALYSIS OF THE FFTT SYSTEM
LINK: http://elk.library.ubc.ca/handle/2429/50179
PROJECT T2-14-C4: Analysis of “FFTT” Timber-Steel-Hybrid-System

Riasat Azim, MSc
Master of Applied Science, Civil Engineering, University of British Columbia
THESIS: NUMERICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATIONS OF CONNECTION FOR TIMBER-STEEL HYBRID SYSTEM
LINK: http://elk.library.ubc.ca/handle/2429/50029
PROJECT T2-14-C4: Analysis of “FFTT” Timber-Steel-Hybrid-System

Sheeba Vilakkathu Saidu, MEng
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: Fire Performance of Materials- Wood, Gypsum Board, Limestone, Concrete and Steel
PROJECT T3–1a–C7: FIRE RISK ANALYSIS

Dr. Xiao Li
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: FIRE RISK ANALYSIS OF COMBUSTIBLE AND NON -COMBUSTIBLE MID-RISE RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS USING CURISK
Link: https://curve.carleton.ca/b0deab1f-c523-4567-913d-2ac82076c3bb
PROJECT T3–1b–C7: FIRE RISK ANALYSIS

Ping Rao, MSc
Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: Modeling of Barrier Failure and Fire Spread in CUrisk
Link: https://curve.carleton.ca/theses/32186
PROJECT T3–1b–C7: FIRE RISK ANALYSIS

Michael Kruszelnicki, MSc
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: Rationalization of Life Safety — Code Requirements for Mid-Rise Buildings
PROJECT T3–2–C9: RATIONALIZATION OF LIFE SAFETY CODE REQUIREMENTS

NAKI OCRAN, MSc
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: FIRE LOADS AND DESIGN FIRES FOR MID-RISE BUILDINGS
LINK: http://proxy.library.carleton.ca/loginurl=http://search.proquest.com.proxy.library.carleton.ca/docview/1366087415?accountid=9894
PROJECT T3–2–C9: RATIONALIZATION OF LIFE SAFETY CODE REQUIREMENTS

Marc Aguanno, MSc
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS ON CROSS-LAMINATED TIMBER FLOOR PANELS:AN EXPERIMENTAL AND NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
PROJECT T3–3–C7: FIRE BEHAVIOUR OF CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER PANELS

Cameron James McGregor, MSc
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: CONTRIBUTION OF CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER PANELS TO ROOM FIRES
PROJECT T3–3–C7: FIRE BEHAVIOUR OF CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER PANELS

ALEJANDRO R. MEDINA HEVIA, MSc
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: FIRE RESISTANCE OF PARTIALLY PROTECTED CROSSLAMINATED TIMBER ROOMS
Link: https://curve.carleton.ca/2aa8ad6f-c477-405a-9b41-
PROJECT T3–3–C7: FIRE BEHAVIOUR OF CROSS LAMINATED TIMBER PANELS

Akotuah Aaron Ohene, MSc
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: Modelling the Fire Performance of Hybrid Steel-Timber Connections
Link: https://curve.carleton.ca/9c576847-c029-4881-a2b3-59cac0b7e392
PROJECT T3–4–C5: FIRE PERFORMANCE OF TIMBER CONNECTIONS

Armin Eslami, MSc
Masters of Applied Science in Civil Engineering, Carleton University
THESIS: Air-Borne Sound Transmission through Triple-Leaf Walls
Link: https://curve.carleton.ca/0b306710-b404-4e5f-a1f6-45ba8d64b8ce
PROJECT T3-6-C2: SOUND INSULATION OF WOOD BUILDINGS IN MID-RISE BUILDINGS

Sylvie Alain, MSc
Université Laval
THESIS: Évaluation d’outils d’analyse du cycle de vie pour étudier la performance environnementale de bâtiments en bois innovants
LINK: http://www.theses.ulaval.ca/2015/31666/
PROJECT T4–1–C0: ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE OF INNOVATIVE WOOD BUILDING SYSTEMS USING LIFE-CYCLE ANALYSIS

Seyed S. Mohaddes Foroushani, MSc
Ryerson University
THESIS:  A Numerical The Effect of Overhang on Wind-Driven Rain Wetting for a Mid-Rise Building 
LINK: http://digitalcommons.ryerson.ca/dissertations/2081/
PROJECT T4–2–C10: CHARACTERIZING WIND-DRIVEN RAIN LOAD AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OVERHANG ON REDUCING WIND-DRIVEN RAIN WETTING FOR MID-RISE BUILDINGS

Vincent Chiu, MASc
Building Engineering, Concordia University
THESIS: The Effects Of Overhangs On The Wind-Driven Rain Wetting Of Building Facades
PROJECT T4–2–C10: CHARACTERIZING WIND-DRIVEN RAIN LOAD AND THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OVERHANG ON REDUCING WIND-DRIVEN RAIN WETTING FOR MID-RISE BUILDINGS

Atmane Ait kheddache, MSc
Uquebec Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT)
THESIS: TRAITEMENT D’IGNIFUGATION DU BOIS D’INGÉNIERIE PAR DES REVÊTEMENTS INTUMESCENTS
LINK: http://depositum.uqat.ca/559/
PROJECT T4–3–C11: INTUMESCENT COATINGS TO PROTECT ENGINEERED WOOD PRODUCTS

Md. Nazmus Saadat, MSc
Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto
THESIS: Factors affecting distribution of borate to protect building envelope components from biodegradation
LINK: https://tspace.library.utoronto.ca/bitstream/1807/33518/1/Saadat_Md%20Nazmus_201211_Masters_thesis.pdf
PROJECT T4–4–C11: BORATE PRETREATMENTS TO PROTECT BUILDING ENVELOPE COMPONENTS FROM DECAY AND MOULD ASSOCIATED WITH WATER INGRESS OR CONDENSATION

Robert T.M. Lepage, MSc
Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo
THESIS: Moisture Response of Wall Assemblies of Cross-Laminated Timber Construction in Cold Canadian Climates
LINK: http://uwspace.uwaterloo.ca/handle/10012/6569
PROJECT T4–5–C10: DEVELOPING DURABLE BUILDING ENVELOPE ASSEMBLIES FOR CLT CONSTRUCTION

Victoria Ruth McClung, MSc
Building Science, Ryerson University
THESIS: Moisture Response of Wall Assemblies of Cross-Laminated Timber Construction in Cold Canadian Climates
PROJECT T4–5–C10: DEVELOPING DURABLE BUILDING ENVELOPE ASSEMBLIES FOR CLT CONSTRUCTION

Michael John Fox, MSc
Building Science, Ryerson University
THESIS: Hydrothermal Performance of Highly Insulated Wood Frame Walls with Air Leakage: Field Measurements and Simulations
PROJECT T4–7–C9: DEVELOPING DURABLE BUILDING ENVELOPE ASSEMBLIES FOR CLT CONSTRUCTION

Trevor Trainor, MSc
Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo
THESIS: The Hygrothermal Performance of Exterior Insulated Wall Systems
PROJECT T4–7–C9: DEVELOPING DURABLE BUILDING ENVELOPE ASSEMBLIES FOR CLT CONSTRUCTION