Our dedicated team of experts are authors and co-authors of several technical papers on the subject of tunneling and geotechnical engineering.

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Development of the ITA “BIM in Tunneling—Guideline for Bored Tunnels”

Synopsis: The International Tunneling Association (ITA) Working Group (WG) 22 “Information Modelling in Tunneling” has developed a guideline for the

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The Past, Present and Future State of BIM in Tunneling

Synopsis: BIM is a powerful process that allows owners, engineers, and contractors to better collaborate and to improve the transparency

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Simplified Assessment of Swelling Loads on Underground Structures in Southern Ontario Shales

Synopsis: Shale formations in southern Ontario exhibit time dependent swelling after excavation that can damage underground structures [1]. Various visco-elastic/plastic

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Design and Construction Challenges of SEM Construction in Urban Area: Chinatown Station, San Francisco, CA

Synopsis: Sequential Excavation Method (SEM) is being used more and more in urban settings in soft ground, mixed ground conditions,

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SCMAGLEV – Innovative Mass Transportation in the Northeast Corridor (NEC)

Synopsis: The Northeast Corridor Superconducting Maglev Project (SCMAGLEV) entails construction of a high-speed train system between Washington, D.C. and New

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Structural Forces in Segmental Linings: Process-Oriented Tunnel Advance Simulations vs. Conventional Structural Analysis

Synopsis: Tunnel linings are designed to permanently fulfill basic structural, serviceability and durability requirements throughout the lifetime of a tunnel.

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Utilization of Underground Space Promotes Urban Development

Synopsis: In the last few decades, underground space became increasingly important for the development of societies. Population growth, growth of

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Modern Urban Tunnelling – Responding to Social Needs

Synopsis: Urban Tunnelling requires handling of a wide range of ground conditions and multiple challenges generated by work access constraints,

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