Faculty of Engineering researcher Mamadou Fall named EIC fellow

Faculty of Engineering
Civil Engineering
Awards and recognition
Faculty member
Mamadou fall holding an award
Dr. Mamadou Fall, chair of the Department of Civil Engineering and distinguished professor in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Ottawa, has been named a fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), for his exceptional contributions to the field of engineering in this country.

Approximately 20 outstanding researchers from the 14 federated societies that comprise the EIC are named fellows every year. Dr. Fall, also University Research Chair in Geotechnical Engineering for Net Zero Transitions and vice-president, technical, of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, was recognized at the EIC gala banquet on April 20. This prestigious honour recognizes the career achievements of Dr. Fall and his contributions to his field and to society.

Dr. Fall has studied mine waste management, underground disposal of nuclear waste, energy geotechnics, landslides, geotechnical hazards, and sustainable and recycled construction materials. He has authored or co-authored over 250 research publications and serves on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals. His collaborations with industry have led to his research findings being implemented in a number of companies and agencies, and highlighted in conferences and seminars globally.

Dr. Fall studied at the Earth and Science Institute at the University of Dakar, Senegal, and completed his PhD at the Freiberg University of Mining and Technology in Germany. His research in the field of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering has been recognized through several prizes and distinctions.

Congratulations to Dr. Mamadou Fall!