I.      BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

Name                                                               Richard G. Wan

Present Position                                                Full Professor

Full Address                                                     Department of Civil Engineering

                                                                        University of Calgary

                                                                        2500, University Dr. NW

                                                                        Calgary , Alberta , T2N 1N4 , CANADA

E-mail:                                                              wan@ucalgary.ca

II.      PROFESSIONAL RECORD

A.   Academic Record

i.)    Undergraduate

Degree, date completed                                     Dipl. D’Ingénieur, 1983

Specialty                                                           Civil Engineering

Institution/City/Country                                      Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de L’Etat, Lyon , France

ii.)   Graduate

Degree, date completed                                     M.A.Sc, 1985

Specialty                                                           Civil Engineering

Institution/City/Country                                      University of Ottawa , Ottawa , Canada

Degree, date completed                                     PhD, 1990

Specialty                                                           Civil Engineering

Institution/City/Country                                      University of Alberta , Edmonton , Canada

B.   Academic and Other Appointments

2004 – present                                                  Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary

1997 – 2004                                                     Associate Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary

1993 – 1997                                                     Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Calgary

1990-1993                                                        Research Scientist, Mining Research Laboratories, CANMET, Natural Resources Canada

1985-1990                                                        Research Assistant, Civil Engineering, University of Alberta

1983-1985                                                        Research Assistant, Civil Engineering, University of Ottawa

C.   Administrative Responsibilities

i.)    Department

July 2001 – December 2004                               Associate Head, Undergraduate Studies Affairs and Undergraduate Student Advisor

D.  Awards, Distinctions and Fellowships

1.       General Reporter for the modelling session at the 16th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 16ICSMGE, Osaka, Japan, 2005.

2.       Research Excellence Award, Civil Engineering Department, 2004.

3.       Visiting Professor Fellowship for 2 months stay at Kyoto University , Japan , awarded by the JSPS Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), June-July 2001.

4.       Visiting Professor Fellowship for 1 month stay at Kyoto University , Japan , awarded by Kyoto University , March 2001.

5.       Civil Engineering Professor of the Year, 2000.

6.       Research Excellence Award, Civil Engineering Department, 1999.

7.       Nominated for an APPEGA Early Achievement Award, 1998.

8.       Nominated for a Teaching Excellence Award by the Student’s Union , 1996.

9.       First Robert J. Melosh medal in Finite Element Analysis, Duke University , North Carolina , USA , 1989.

10.   Superior Paper Award, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CSCE), 1988.

11.   Entrance Scholarship, School of Graduate Studies, University of Ottawa, 1983-1984.

12.   French Government Undergraduate Scholarship, 1978-1983.

E.   Professional Certification and Memberships in Learned Societies

P. Eng                                                              APEGGA (Association of Professional Engineers and Geophysicists of Alberta )

Member                                                           Canadian Geotechnical Society

Member                                                           International Society of Rock Mechanics

Member                                                           Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society