Thought Leadership

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March believes in going above and beyond our day-to-day engineering work. We believe in being thought leaders in all areas of our work. Some of our publications include our recent Potash Works article.

Further, a number of our employees are also thought leaders in their own areas of expertise.

 
Ritu Malhotra, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Ritu Malhotra, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Ritu obtained her Doctorate of Electrical & Computer Engineering in 2010 from the University of Saskatchewan and produced several publications in her field.

Some of her publications are listed below. A full list is available upon request.

“Management and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Industrial Facilities” (2019), IEEE Industrial & Commercial Power System Conference, May 2019.

“Management of Risk and Economics of LV Power System Protection for Industrial Facilities” (2015), IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications (Volume: 52, Issue: 2, March-April 2016)

Design, Implementation and Testing of ANN Based Phase Comparators applied for Transmission Line Protection (2010) – PhD Dissertation, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.


Reza Moazed, Ph.D., P.Eng., PMP

Reza Moazed, Ph.D., P.Eng., PMP

Reza obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 2010, where he specialized in structural analysis, fatigue and finite elements.

Reza has published several state of the art, design-oriented papers in the areas of industrial design, manufacturing, structures, vibrations, and stress analysis. He has presented and published his work in international journals and conference proceedings (ASME, IEEE, IMECE). His work on the fatigue and failure prediction of welded-offshore structures was presented and published in the transactions of the ASME: Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering.

Some of his publications are listed below. A full list is available upon request.

Moazed R, Reza Fotouhi. Vibration Analysis of Large Silos: Modeling and Experiments. Proceedings of the ASME 2017 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE 2017). November 3-9, 2017, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Moazed R, Walerian Szyszkowski, Reza Fotouhi. Modeling the Stress/Stiffness Characteristics of a T-joint Connection of Hollow Square Tubes. Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM). June 2-6, 2013, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Moazed R, Fotouhi R. The influence of mechanical and laser cutting on the fatigue strengths of square hollow-section welded T-joints. Transactions of the ASME: Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (2012); 134(Aug), 031401.1-12.

Moazed R, Fotouhi R, Szyszkowski W. Out-of-plane behaviour and FE modeling of a T-joint connection of thin-walled square tubes. Journal of Thin-Walled Structures (2012); 51(Feb): 87-98.


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Tara Alzahawi, Ph.D., P.Eng.

Tara obtained her Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan in 2012 where she specialized in power system reliability and protection. Tara has also published journals, technical reports and articles in the field of power system reliability and protection, some of which are outlined below. A full list of publications is available upon request.

“Management and Maintenance of Electrical Equipment in Industrial Facilities” (2019), IEEE Industrial & Commercial Power System Conference, May 2019.

"A Special Protection Scheme for Voltage Stability Prevention", Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, May 1-4, Saskatoon, Canada

T. Alzahawi, M.S. Sachdev and R. Gokaraju, 2017.” Time to Voltage Collapse Dependence of Load Shedding to Avoid Voltage Collapse”, IEEE / EPEC17 Conference, Saskatoon, Canada

T. Alzahawi, Mahasin Hadi, 2017,"'LED Technology as an Alternative to the Typical End-Users Lighting Solution”, 2017, Ministry of Housing and Rebuilding Technical Conference, Baghdad

T. Alzahawi, M.S. Sachdev and R. Gokaraju, 2017.” Online Prediction of Voltage Collapse Using Subset of System Measurements”, paper accepted for IEEE/2nd-IT-DREPS Conference, Amman, Jordan

Peer reviewed article for IEEE / EPEC17 Conference “Real Time Management of Smart Grid by Integrated and Secured Communication”, Muhammad Abrar, Muhammad Ali, Mohammad Umar Hamid, Amman, Jordan


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Stephen Marcia, MASc., P.Eng.

Stephen obtained his Masters of Applied Science in Industrial Systems Engineering from the University of Regina in 2010. In addition to the thesis he completed during his Masters program, Stephen also published the following conference paper:

GHGT – 9 Conference Paper, Liquid Distribution Of MEA In Random And Structured Packing In A Square Column, Stephen Marcia, David deMontigny, Paitoon Tontiwachwuthikula, Energy Procedia 1 (2009) 1155–1161.