Dr. Andrew Corkum

Associate Professor


Email: andrew.corkum@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-3929
Fax: 902-494-3108
Mailing Address: 
Department of Civil and Resource Engineering
Dalhousie University, Sexton Campus
1360 Barrington Street, Rm 215 Bldg D
Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4R2



  • Engineering Certificate, Mount Allison University
  • BEng, Dalhousie University (TUNS)
  • MEng, University of Alberta
  • PhD, University of Alberta

Research Interests

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Rock Mechanics
  • Excavations and rock slopes

Our research program focuses on geotechnical and rock mechanics engineering applied to civil and resource engineering.  Research related to the safe and economical design of tunneling and underground excavations, and rock slopes.  Practical application of advanced numerical modelling.