Hydraulic Fracturing

Dates Active: 2010 to present

Key Collaborators:

  • Dan Alessi, Assistant Professor and Encana Chair in Water Resources
    Faculty of Science, University of Alberta
  • Diana Allen, Professor of Earth Sciences
    Simon Fraser University
  • Dan Cahoy, Professor of Business Law
    Smeal College of Business, Pennsylvania State University
  • Dror Etzion, Associate Professor of Strategy & Organization
    Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
  • Greg Goss, Professor of Biology
    Faculty of Science, University of Alberta
  • Lianne Lefsrud, Assistant Professor of Engineering Safety and Risk Management
    Faculty of Engineering, University of Alberta
  • Zhen Lei, Associate Professor of Energy and Environmental Economics
    College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

Student Co-Authors:

  • Cong Dong (China University of Petroleum, M.Sc., Management Science and Engineering, 2015; Ph.D., Management Science and Engineering, 2015-)
  • Angela Grant (McGill University, M.Sc., Bioresource Engineering, 2014)
  • Diego Mastroianni (McGill University, Ph.D., Information Systems, 2016)
  • Chelsea Notte (Simon Fraser University, Master of Public Policy, 2014; Ph.D. Public Policy and Earth Sciences, 2015-)
  • D. Yvette Thompson (University of Alberta, M.Sc., Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2014)
  • Ashkan Zolfaghari (University of Alberta, Ph.D., Petroleum Engineering, 2013-)


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Public Reports


My research on hydraulic fracturing has been supported by a variety of grants, fellowships, and awards from the University of Alberta (2015-2016), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (2013-2015; 2015-2016; 2015-2020), Canadian Water Network (2014-2015), Pennsylvania State University (2014-2015), and Alberta School of Business (2013-2014; 2014-2015).

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