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Recent Grad Wins Best AfriRock 2017 Paper by a Young Author


Dr. Ghazvinian is pictured on the far right

Congratulations to recent graduate, Dr. Ehsan Ghazvinian MSc'10, PhD'15, on being awarded the Best AfriRock 2017 Paper by a Young Author award, from the South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM). Dr. Ghazvinian won the award for his paper titled, "Progress of Brittle Micro-fracturing in Crystalline Rocks Under Cyclic Loading Conditions".

The award was presented at the International Society of Rock Mechanics (ISRM) International Symposium, AFRIROCK 2017, which took place September 30 - October 6, 2017 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Congratulations Dr. Ghazvinian!