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Shady Salem wins the 2019 TMS Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award November 20, 2019

Shady Salem wins the 2019 TMS Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

For the third time, a McMaster Civil Engineering Student wins the prestigious TMS Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award. The award was presented by the TMS Research Committee During the TMS Awards Banquet on November 7, 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Working under the supervision of Wael El-Dakhakhni and Mike Tait, Shady’s work focused on quantifying the resilience of building systems under anthropogenic hazards. With this award, Shady joins two other former students of Dr. El-Dakhakhni (Dr. Bennett Banting who won the 2015 award and Dr. Ahmed Ashour who won the same award in 2017).