Dr. Shawn Clark, P.Eng.

 

 

NSERC / Manitoba Hydro Industrial Research Chair
in River Ice Engineering
Professor and Associate Head Research
E1-368 EITC
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V6
Phone: 204-474-9046  Fax: 204-474-7513
Email:  Shawn.Clark@umanitoba.ca

 

Research Interests

  • River Ice Engineering – Field observations, laboratory testing and numerical modelling of river ice processes
  • Physical and Numerical Hydraulic Modeling

Current Projects

  • NSERC / Manitoba Hydro IRC in River Ice Engineering
    • Numerical modelling of freeze-up consolidation events
    • Laboratory testing of partial ice-cover hydraulics
    • Field monitoring of the Dauphin, Assiniboine, Red and Nelson Rivers
  • Field investigation of Delta Marsh hydraulics and hydrology

Selected Journal Papers

[J1] Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B., Tachie, M. F., and Clark, S. P. 2016. Flow characteristics of an offset jet over a surface mounted square rib. Journal of Turbulence, DOI: 10.1080/14685248.2016.1174779.

[J2] Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B., Tachie, M. F., Clark, S. P., Malenchak, J., and Muluye, G. 2016. Acoustic Doppler velocimeter measurements of a submerged three-dimensional offset jet flow over rough surfaces. Journal of Hydraulic Research, in press

[J3] Kimiaghalam, N., Clark, S. P., and Ahmari, H. 2016. An experimental study on the effect of physical, mechanical, and electrochemical properties of natural cohesive soils on critical shear stress and erosion rate. International Journal of Sediment Research, 31(1): 1-15, Doi: 10.1016/j.ijsrc.2015.01.001.
 
[J4]  Kimiaghalam, N., Goharrokhi, M., and Clark, S.P. 2016. Estimating Cohesive Sediment Erosion and Deposition Rates in Wide Rivers. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 43(2): 164-172. Doi: 10.1139/cjce-2015-0361.

[J5]  Wazney, L., Clark, S.P.  2016. The 2009 flood event in the Red River Basin: causes, assessment, and damages. Canadian Water Resources Journal. Vol. 41(1-2), pp. 56-64.

[J6]  Blais, E., Rannie, W., Clark, S.P., Dow, K., Stadnyk, T., Wazney, L. 2016.  Background to Flood Control Measures in the Red and Assiniboine River Basins. Canadian Water Resources Journal. Vol. 41(1-2), pp. 31-44.
 
[J7]  Kimiaghalam, N., Goharrokhi, M., Clark, S.P., and Ahmari, H. 2015. A comprehensive fluvial geomorphology study of riverbank erosion on the Red River in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Journal of Hydrology, 529: 1488-1498 Doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol. 2015.08.033.

[J8]  Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B, Clark, S. P., Tachie, M. F., Malenchak, J., and Muluye, G. 2015. Experimental study of the structures of 3D turbulent offset jets. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 53(6), 773-786.

[J9]  Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B., Clark, S. P., Tachie, M. F., Malenchak, J., and Muluye, G. 2015. Flow characteristics within the recirculation region of three-dimensional turbulent offset jet, Journal of Hydraulic Research, 53(2), 230-242.

[J10] Weiss, A., Clark, S.P., Rennie, C.D., Moore, S.A., Ahmari, H.  2015.  Estimation of total suspended solids concentration from aDcp backscatter and hydraulic measurements.  Journal of Hydraulic Research. Vol. 53(1), pp. 670-677

Selected Conference Papers

[C1]  Clark, S.P., Wall, A. 2016. Freeze-up monitoring on the Dauphin River, Manitoba, Canada. 23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice. May 31-June 3. 10 pages.

[C2]  Clark, S.P., Peters, M., Dow, K., Malenchak, J., Danielson, D. 2016. Investigating the effects of ice and bed roughness on the flow characteristics beneath a simulated partial ice cover. 23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice. May 31-June 3. 9 pages.

[C3]  Pahlavan, H., Clark, S.P., Malenchak, J., Wang, M.  2016. Effects of ice and bed roughness on turbulent flow characteristics beneath a simulated ice jam. 23rd IAHR International Symposium on Ice. May 31-June 3. 10 pages.

[C4]  Kimiaghalam, N. and Clark, S.P. 2016. River morphodynamics in the Canadian Prairies: an overview of recent studies in Manitoba. River Flow 2016: 8th International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics. July 12-15, St. Louis, MO. 8 pages.

[C5]  Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B., Shajid, M. S., Boila, S., Clark, S. P., and Tachie, M., F. 2015.  PIV study of a 3D turbulent offset jet flow over square ribs. Ninth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP-9), The University of Melbourne, Australia, June 30 – July 3.

[C6]  Clark, S. P., Nyantekyi-Kwakye, B., Shajid, M. S., Boila, S., and Tachie, M. F. 2015. Structure of 3D offset jets over a surface mounted square rib. Ninth International Symposium on Turbulence and Shear Flow Phenomena (TSFP-9), The University of Melbourne, Australia, June 30 – July 3.

[C7]  Harms, S.M., Blatz, J.B. & Clark, S.P. 2015.  Field testing large sand-filled geotextile containers used as a temporary flood protection system. CGS Conference, Quebec

[C8]  Goharrokhi, M., Clark, S.P.  2015. Using suspended sediment particle size distributions to characterize sediment transport on the Red River. Proc. 21st Canadian Hydrotechnical Conference, Montreal, PQ. April 29-May 2. 10 pages.

[C9]  Wazney, L., Clark, S.P., Malenchak, J., Shen, H.T., Knack, I.  2015. Two-dimensional modeling of river ice cover formation during freeze-up.  Proc. CRIPE Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers. Quebec City, QC. Aug. 18-20. 13 pages.

[C10]  Peters, M., Dow, K., Clark, S.P., Danielson, D., Malenchak, J.  2015. Velocity distribution characterization in channels with partial ice cover. Proc. CRIPE Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers. Quebec City, QC. Aug. 18-20. 17 pages.

[C11]  Pahlavan, H., Clark, S.P., Wang, M., Malenchak, J.  2015. An experimental investigation of turbulent flow characteristics beneath and ice jam. Proc. CRIPE Workshop on the Hydraulics of Ice Covered Rivers. Quebec City, QC. Aug. 18-20. 14 pages.

Teaching

  • CIVL 2790 Fluid Mechanics (2nd year Civil Engineering undergraduate course)
  • CIVL 3740 Hydraulics (3rd year Civil Engineering undergraduate course)
  • CIVL 7650 Advanced Hydraulics (graduate course)
  • CIVL 7650 Ice Engineering (graduate course)

Comprehensive CV-Shawn Clark