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Christopher Hawkes BSc, PhD, P.Geo., P.Eng. Associate Professor (On Sabbatical) Civil Geological and Environmental Engineering

Room 2B24 Engineering Building
57 Campus Drive
Saskatoon, SK
S7N 5A9

Research Area(s)

  • Caprock integrity
  • Geological storage of CO2
  • Geomechanical site characterization
  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Petroleum geomechanics
  • Reservoir mechanics
  • Wellbore stability


Education and Experience

B.Sc. 1990 (U.N.B.), Ph.D. 1996 (U.N.B.) 

Project Geoscientist 1996-2002 (Advanced Geotechnology Inc.)

Current and Past Projects

Hydraulic Fracture Design; Caprock Integrity Analysis for Greenhouse Gas Storage Reservoirs; Laboratory Analysis of Rock Mechanical Properties, Numerical and Analytical Modelling of Stresses, Deformations and Fluid Flow in Porous Media