Ruiqiang (Richard) Li

Geoscience

Geological and geomechanical characterization of shale gas deposits in eastern Canada

Ruiqiang (Richard) Li is working on his PhD in Geosciences and Geomechanics with Prof. Dusseault at the University of Waterloo.

He received his MSc (2011) in Geophysics, a B-Eng (2008) in Geological Engineering, and a BA (2008) in English, at Taiyuan University of Technology in China. Richard’s current work focuses on geological and geomechanical characterization of shale gas deposits in eastern Canada (Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick). In addition to research and teaching, Richard has actively worked on campus as a training program coordinator and graduate professional development program specialist.

Off campus, Richard enjoys interacting with the community as a photographer, language interpreter and yoga instructor. Richard is open to a range of career possibilities after graduation, including: teaching and research (within and outside academia), working in industry, government or consulting. He is bilingual (English and Chinese Mandarin), and is willing to relocate for the right position.

REDEVELOP 2017-18

Completed Milestones

Team: Fugitive Gas Emissions

REDEVELOP Certificate

Indigenous Relations Certification

Project Management

Conflict Resolution

Occupational Psychology

Public Communication

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