Our Team


Alireza Azami Geomechanics Specialist

Ph.D., 2009 – Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), McMaster University, Canada; M.Sc., 2003 - Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; B.Sc., 2000 - Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Areas of Interest: Computational Goemechanics; Constitutive Modeling; Numerical Simulation of Multiphase Porous Media; Experimental Investigation of the Behavior of Geomaterials at Material and Structural Levels.

Brigid Cami Engineering Communications Specialist

B.Eng., 2014 – Civil Engineering, McGill University, Canada. Areas of interest: Spatial Variability of Soils, Numerical Modelling, Slope Stability, Business Development, Writing, Graphic Design, Marketing.

Samuel Cheung Software Developer

B.A.Sc. 2015 – Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada. Areas of Interest: 3D Graphics Rendering, Machine Learning, Animation.

Brent Corkum Chief Technology Officer

Ph.D., 1996 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; M.A.Sc., 1986 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A.Sc., 1984 – Geological Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of Interest: Numerical Modeling including Finite-Element, Boundary Element, Discrete Element methods, Slope Stability, Data Visualization.

Evelyn Cunningham Chair, Board of Directors

A.O.C.A., 1980 - Communications & Design, Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, Canada; B.A., 1974 - College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley, USA. Areas of Interest: Painting, Graphic Design, Photography, Writing.

Jessica Curran Sales & Education Coordinator

B.A., 2009 – French Lit and Language, Concordia University, Canada. Areas of interest: Education Program, Network Licensing, Customer Relations, Marketing, French Language, Fine Arts.

John Curran CEO & Founder

Professor Emeritus, Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Ph.D., 1976 – Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA; M.Eng., 1973 – Structural Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A.Sc., 1970 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada. Areas of Interest: Computational Geomechanics, Rock Mechanics, Boundary/Finite/Discrete Elements, Rockfalls.

Kien Dang Geomechanics Specialist

Ph.D., 2011 – Civil Engineering, McGill University, Canada; M.Eng., 2007 – Civil Engineering, McGill University, Canada; B.Eng., 2003 – Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh University of Technology, Vietnam. Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada. Areas of Interest: Computational geomechanics, Finite/Discrete and Combined Finite-Discrete element, Tunnelling in rock and soft soil, Constitutive modeling.

Raul Demarini Rocscience Representative - South America

P.E., 1995 – Civil Engineering, Ricardo Palma University, Peru; B. Sc., 1994 - Civil Engineering, Ricardo Palma University. Areas of Interest: Computational Geomechanics, Geotechnical Field Instrumentation, Slope Stability.

Eugene Greene Software Developer

M.Math, 2011 – Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada; B.Sc., 2008 – Computer Science, University of Windsor. Areas of interest: Computer Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction, Computational Geometry.

Jason Huang Software Developer

M.A.Sc., 2013 – Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A. Sc., 2004 – 2009 Electrical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: Signal Processing and Massive Parallel Computing.

Sina Javankhoshdel Geomechanics Specialist, EIT

Ph.D. 2016 - Civil Engineering (Geotechnical), Queen’s University, Canada; M.Sc., 2011 - Civil Engineering (Structural), Tehran University, Tehran, Iran; B.Sc., 2008 – Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran. Areas of interest: Computation Geomechanics; Constitutive Modelling; Numerical Modeling of Soil Structures; Probabilistic Analysis of Soil Retaining Structures; Load and Resistance Factored Design (LRFD) Analysis and Calibration.

Jeff Lam Geotechnical Sales Engineer

M.Eng., 2015 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A.Sc., 2006 – Geological Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: Geotechnical Engineering, Reliability Based Design, Education.

Gavin Luo Software Developer

B.CS., 2015 – Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada. Areas of Interest: User Interface, Human and Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Algorithms.

Ramin Mafi Parallel Computing Specialist

Ph.D., 2013 – Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Canada; M.A.Sc., 2008 – Electrical Engineering, McMaster University, Canada; B.Sc., 2005 - Biomedical Eng. and Electrical Eng., Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran. Areas of Interest: General Purpose GPU Programming, Parallel Numerical Algorithms, Finite Element Methods, Real-time Haptic Simulation.

Alison McQuillan Rocscience Representative - Australia

M. Min. Eng. 2011 – Geomechanics, University of New South Wales; B. App. Sci. 2007 – Geoscience, Queensland University of Technology; AUSIMM Chartered Professional (Geotech), Registered Professional Engineer Queensland. Areas of interest: Mine geomechanics, Rock mechanics, Reliability based designs.

Igor Milevskiy Software Developer

M.Sc. 2013 - Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada; M. Eng. 2011 - Computer Science, Kangwon National University, Chuncheon, Republic of Korea Eng. D., 2009 - Computer Science, Pacific National University, Khabarovsk, Russia. Areas of Interest: Computer Vision, Machine learning.

Sina Moallemi Geomechanics Specialist

Ph.D., 2016 – Civil Engineering (Geotechnical/Structural), McMaster University, Canada; M.Sc., 2011 - Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; B.Sc., 2009 - Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Areas of Interest: Numerical Modeling of Discontinues Domain; eXtended Finite Element Method (XFEM); Computational Goemechanics; Constitutive Modeling; Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Modeling.

Igor Pashutinski Software Design & Documentation

M.A.Sc., 1990 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A.Sc., 1984 – Engineering Science, University of Toronto, Canada. Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada. Areas of interest: Rock Mechanics, Slope Stability, Geotechnical Engineering, Stereographic Analysis, Software Design and Documentation.

Anthony Salvalaggio Customer Relations & Sales

B.A., 2015 – Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: International Relations, Writing, Communications.

Vijayakumar Sinnathurai Mathematician

Ph.D., 2005 - Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; M.A.Sc., 1981 - Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.Sc., 1978 - Mechanical Engineering, University of Srilanka, Peradeniya, Srilanka; Special Lecturer, Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of Interest: Research in Advanced Computational Modeling, Development of Mathematical Models in Continuum Mechanics, Teaching.

Jeremy Smith Senior Software Developer

B.Sc., 2005 – Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: Computer Graphics, 3D Interfaces.

Evan Stevenson Quality Assurance, EIT

B.Eng., 2014 – Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, Canada. Areas of Interest: Fluid Mechanics, Sustainable Development, Renewable Energy, Finite Element Methods.

Heather Trommels Technical Support Coordinator, EIT

M.A.Sc., 2013 - Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; B.A.Sc., 2011 - Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of Interest: Liquefaction Analysis, Customer/Technical Support and Software Documentation, Software Workshops and Educational Tools.

Damir Valiulin Software Project Coordinator

B.A.Sc., 2000 – Mineral Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: User interface design and implementation, 2D and 3D graphics, software optimization.

Manoj Verman Rocscience Representative - South Asia

Ph.D., 1993 – Rock Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology, Rookee, India; M. Tech., 1982 – Rock Mechanics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India; B.E., 1980 – Civil Engineering, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India. Areas of Interest: Tunnelling, Slope Stability, Rock Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Field Instrumentation.

Daniel Wai Geotechnical, EIT

B.A.Sc., 2015 – Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada. Areas of Interest: Numerical Modelling, Computational Geomechanics.

Thamer Yacoub President

Ph.D., 1999 – Civil Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada; M.Sc., 1992 – Civil Engineering, University of Baghdad, Iraq; B.Sc., 1986 – University of Baghdad, Iraq. Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada. Areas of interest: Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Numerical Modeling, Slope Stability, Geotechnical Numerical Analysis (Boundary element, Finite element), Settlement Analysis, Groundwater Flows. Thamer is one of our engineers who gives workshops and sales visits.

Tina Yee Software Developer

M.Sc., 2009 - Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada; B.Sc., 2000 – Computer Science & Physics, University of British Columbia, Canada. Areas of interests: Computational Methods/Numerical Analysis.

Ellen Yeh Civil Engineer, CE, SE

M.S., 2005 – Structural Engineering, University of California - Berkeley, CA, USA; B.A.Sc., 2004 – Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. Areas of interest: Rock Mechanics, Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering

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