Dr. Ming Cai wins prestigious John A. Franklin Award


Dr. Ming Cai wins prestigious John A. Franklin Award for his work in rock mechanics and rock engineering

Dr. Cai recognized for his work finding innovative solutions that improve mine safety and efficiency.

Laurentian University congratulates its own Dr. Ming Cai, Geomechanics Research Chair, for receiving the prestigious John A. Franklin Award from the Canadian Geotechnical Society (CGS). The award recognizes Dr. Cai’s work in rock mechanics and rock engineering aimed at improving safety and efficiency in the mining industry in Canada and around the world.

“I want to the thank the CGS for this award which has left me both humbled and proud,” said Dr. Ming Cai, full professor and Geomechanics Research Chair at Laurentian University. “Being honoured by my peers in the engineering community is a deeply humbling experience of course. But I am also proud of the work we are doing here at Laurentian to continually improve mining technologies and practices to the benefit of the industry and its workers.”

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