People: PII Profiles

Professor Dharma Wijewickreme


  • Professor of Civil Engineering
  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering and Engineering Institute of Canada
  • Past President Canadian Geotechnical Society
  • 11 years Pipeline Geotechnical Industry Practice Consulting
  • Earthquake Liquefaction and Advanced Soil Pipe Interaction Research(ASPIRe™)
  • Over 150 publications




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Professor Edouard Asselin


  • Professor of Materials Engineering
  • Canada Research Chair in Aqueous Processing of Metals
  • Past-President of the Metallurgical Society of Canada and member of the Board of Directors
  • Conducts teaching & research in metallurgy, corrosion, coatings & aqueous metal extraction
  • Over 100 publications





Shannon Remillong


  • Coordinator of Pipeline Integrity Institute
  • Oversees and manages day-to-day PII Operations
  • Liaise with industry partners and pipeline engineering students
  • Human Resources Management and Administration background
  • Professional Life Coach at Coaching@UBC