Congratulations to Md Abdullah Asad as recipient of the 2021 Graduate Student Research Excellence Award!

The award recognises outstanding research accomplishments that have had or have the potential for significant
impact in the field of Civil Engineering.

The adjudication committee was impressed with Asad’s research on the transport of corrosive species through an
engineered barrier towards used nuclear canisters. The results of his work will help the NWMO refine its used nuclear
storage design and will ensure safe and sustainable storage of spent nuclear fuel.