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Selected publications in peer reviewed journals

  • Abdi H., Labrie D., Nguyen T.S., Barnichon J.D., Su G., Evgin E., R. Simon, Fall M. (2015). A laboratory investigation on the mechanical behaviour of the Tournemire argillite. Canadian Geotechnical Journal 52(3):268-282.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O., Nguyen, S. (2014). A coupled hydro-mechanical model for simulation of gas migration in host sedimentary rocks for nuclear waste repositories. Engineering Geology 176:24-44. This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal since April 2014.http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0013795214000775.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M., Evgin, E, (2014). A Simulator for Modeling of Porosity and Permeability Changes in Near Field Sedimentary Host Rocks under Climate Changes Influences. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 42:122-135.
  • Taha, A., Fall, M., (2014). Shear behaviour of the sensitive marine clay – steel interface. Acta Geotechnique: DOI 10.1007/s11440-014-0321-4.
  • Farkish, A., Fall, M., (2014). Consolidation and Hydraulic Conductivity of Oil Sand Mature Fine Tailings Dewatered by using Super Absorbent Polymer. ASCE Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering Journal 140(7): 06014006.
  • Khoshand, A., Fall, M., (2014). Geotechnical characterization of compost based biocover materials. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal 32:489–503.
  • Ghirian, A., Fall, M., (2014). Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Behaviour of Cemented Paste Backfill in Column Experiments.  Part II: Mechanical, Chemical and Microstructural Processes and Characteristics. Engineering Geology 170: 11-23.This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal from Jan. 2014 to Mar. 2014.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M., Nguyen, S., Evgin, E. (2013). Modeling of the thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical response of sedimentary rocks of Ontario to past glaciations. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 64:160-174
  • Farkish, A., Fall, M., (2013). Dewatering of oil sands mature fine tailings using super absorbent polymer. Minerals Engineering 50-51:38-47.This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal from Oct 2013 to Dec. 2013.
  • Wu, D., Fall, M., Cai, S-J, (2013). Numerical modelling of thermally and hydraulically coupled processes in hydrating tailings backfill columns. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment.DOI: 10.1080/17480930.2013.809194.
  • Pokharel, M., Fall, M., (2013). Combined influence of sulphate and temperature on the saturated hydraulic conductivity of cemented paste backfill. Cement and Concrete Composite 38: 21-28.
  • Ghirian, A., Fall, M., (2013). Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Chemical Behaviour of Cemented Paste Backfill in Column Experiments.  Part I: Physical, hydraulic and thermal processes and characteristics. Engineering Geology 164: 195-207.
  • Wu, D., Fall, M., Cai, S-J, (2013). Coupling temperature, cement hydration and rheological behaviour of cemented paste backfill structures. Minerals Engineering 42:76-87.
  • Taha, A., Fall, M., (2013). Shear behaviour of the sensitive marine clay – concrete interface. ASCE Journal of Geotechnical and Engineering Geology 139(4): 644-650.
  • Abdul-Hussain, N., Fall, M., (2012). Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical behaviour of sodium silicate cemented backfill in column experiments. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 29:85-93.
  • Abdul-Hussain, N., Fall, M., (2011). Unsaturated hydraulic properties of cemented tailings backfill that contains sodium silicate. Engineering Geology, 123(4):288-301.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M., Nguyen, S., Evgin, E. (2011). Modeling of the hydro-mechanical response of sedimentary rocks of Southern Ontario to past glaciations. Engineering Geology 123(4): 271-287.
  • Fall, M., Pokharel, M., (2011). Strength development and sorptivity tailings shotcrete under various thermal and chemical loads. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 38: (7) 772-784.
  • Orejarena, L., Fall, M. (2011). Artificial neural network based modelling of the coupled effects so sulphate and temperature on the strength of cemented paste backfill. Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 38:100-109.
  • Orejarena, L., Fall, M. (2010). The use of artificial neural network to predict the effect of sulphate on the strength of cemented paste backfill. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and Environment 69(4):659-670.
  • Pokharel M., Fall, M., (2010). Coupled thermo-chemical effects on the strength development on Slag-Paste backfill materials. ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 23(5):511-525.
  • Fall, M., Pokharel M., (2010). Coupled effect of sulphate and temperature on the strength development of cemented backfill tailings: Portland cement paste backfill. Cement and Concrete Composite 32(10):819-828.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O. (2010). Mechanical behaviour of the interface between cemented tailings backfill and retaining structures under shear loads. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering 26(6):779-790.
  • Fall, M., Célestin, J.C., Pokharel, M., Touré, M. (2010). A contribution to understanding the effects of temperature on the mechanical properties of cemented mine backfill. Engineering Geology 14 (3-4), 397-413.
  • Fall, M., Célestin, J.C., Sen, H.F (2010). Potential use of polymer-pastefill as waste containment barrier materials. Journal of Waste Management 30:2570-2578.
  • Fall, M., Adrien, D., Celestin, J.C., Pokharel, M., Touré, M. (2009). Saturated hydraulic conductivity of cemented paste backfill. Journal of Mineral Engineering 22(15):1307-1317.
  • Noubactep C., Licha T., Scott T.B., Fall M., Sauter M. (2009). Exploring the Influence of Operational Parameters on the Reactivity of Elemental Iron Materials. Journal of Hazardous Materials 172(2-3):943-951.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M., (2009). Coupling binder hydration, temperature and compressive strength development of underground cemented paste backfill at early ages. Journal of Tunneling and Underground space Technology 25(1):9-20.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M., (2009). Modeling the heat development inn hydration cemented paste backfill structures. Computer and Geotechnics 36:1207-1218.
  • Ghaffari H.O., Sharifzadeh M., Fall, M. (2009). Analysis of aperture evolution in a rock joint using complex network approach. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 47(1):17-19. This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal since January 2010.
  • Fall, M., (2009). A GIS-based mapping of historical coastal cliff recession. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and Environment 68(4): 473-482.
  • Fall, M., Célestin, J.C., Sen, H.F (2009). Suitability of bentonite-paste tailings mixtures as engineer barrier materials for mine waste containment facilities. Journal of Mineral Engineering 22 (9-10):840-848. This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal from April 2009 to June 2009.
  • Célestin J. C., Fall, M., (2009). Thermal conductivity of cemented paste backfill materials and factors affecting it. International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment: 1-17.
  • Fall, M., Samb, S. (2008). Effect of high temperature on strength and microstructural properties of cemented paste backfill. Journal of Fire Safety 44 (44): 642-65. This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal from April 2009 to June 2009).
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M. (2008). Shear behaviour of cemented pastefill-rock interfaces. Engineering Geology 101(3-4): 146-143.
  • Orejarena, L., Fall, M., (2008). Mechanical response of a mine composite material to extreme heat load. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and Environment 67(3):387-396.
  • Fall, M., Samb, S. (2008). Pore structure of cemented tailings materials under natural or accidental thermal loads. Journal of Material characterization 59 (5): 598-605.
  • Fall, M., Benzaazoua, M., Sae, E., (2008). Mix proportioning of underground cemented paste backfill. Journal of Tunnelling and Underground Space 23: 80-90. This paper has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this journal for 6 months.
  • Fall, M., Samb, S. (2007). Influence of curing temperature on strength, deformation behaviour and pore structure of cemented paste backfill at early ages. Journal Construction and Building materials. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2006.08.010.
  • Fall, M., Sarr A. M. (2007). Geotechnical characterization of expansive soils and their implications in ground movement in Dakar. Bulletin of Engineering Geology and Environment 66 (3): 279-288.
  • Fall, M., Belem, T., Samb, S, Benzaazoua M. (2007). Experimental characterization of the stress-strain behaviour of cemented paste backfill. Journal of Materials Sciences 42: 3914-3922.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R., Noubactep, C., (2006). A multidisciplinary study of the stability of natural slopes and landslide hazard mapping. Engineering Geology 82 (4): 241-263. This paper has successively held the second and third position of the most downloaded research papers in this international journal; additionally it has remained in the list of the Top 25 publications of this highly ranked journal for the last two years (01.2006to12.2007).
  • Fall, M, Benzaazoua, M. (2005). Modeling the effect of sulphate on strength development of paste backfill and binder mixture optimization. Cement and Concrete Research 35 (2): 301-314.
  • Fall, M, Benzaazoua, M., Ouellet, S. (2004). Experimental characterisation of the influence of mill tailings fineness and density on the quality of cemented paste backfill. Journal of Minerals Engineering 18 (1): 41-44.
  • Benzaazoua M., Fall M., Belem, T. (2003). A Contribution to understanding the hardening process of cemented paste backfill. Journal of Minerals Engineering 17(2): 141-152.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (2001). Ingenieurgeologische und numerische Standsicherheitsanalysen der Basaltkliffe in Dakar, In International Journal Felsbau 19 (1): 51-57.

Books authored and edited

  • Fall, M., Merkel, B. (Eds.) (2001): DFG Graduiertenkolleg “Geowissenschaftliche und Geotechnische Umweltforschung” (1999-2001). Proceedings of the workshop of the Graduatenkolleg 272. Wissen. Mitt. Institut für Geologie; Heft 16, pp. 270, Germany.
  • Fall, M., Merkel, B. (Eds.) (2001). Contamination due to the utilization of resources – Problems and Remediation. Proceedings of the 1st conference of Geo-Environment of the Graduatenkolleg (272): Geowissenschaftliche und Geotechnische Umweltforschung” – TU Freiberg – Germany, December 2001. Wissen. Mitt. Institut für Geologie; Heft 18. 20 Beiträge, 200 S – Germany.
  • Fall, M (2000). Standsicherheitsanalyse der Küstenhänge in Cap Manuel (Dakar, Senegal) mit Hilfe ingenieurgeologisch-geotechnischer Untersuchungen und GIS-technologischer Methoden. Veröffentlichung Institut Geotechnik., Heft 2000-2, 187 p.

Selected publications in peer reviewed conference proceedings

  • Fall M., Ghirian A. (2014). Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical processes in cemented paste backfill and implications for backfill design – experimental results. 11th International symposium on mining with backfill, MineFill 2014, Australia, Montreal, Canada, 2014; pp 183:196.
  • Ghirian A., Fall M., (2013). Experimental investigation on thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical behaviour of cemented paste backfill. 23rd World Mining Congress and Expo, Montreal, Canada, 2013; Paper #378.
  • Khoshand A., Fall M. (2013). Laboratory Evaluation of Coupled Thermo-Hydro-ChemoBiological (THC-B) Processes in compost based biocover. 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference, CCTC 2013, Montreal Canada.  Paper Number 1569703711.
  • Ghirian A., M. Fall (2013). Geologic Disposal of Carbon Dioxide as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy: State-of-the Art of Risk Assessment (RA) Methods. 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference, CCTC 2013, Montreal Canada.  Paper Number 1569692897.
  • Li. Z., Fall M. (2013). A modeling tool for assessment of potential groundwater contamination in response to CO2 leakage from geological disposal of CO2. 3rd Climate Change Technology Conference, CCTC 2013, Montreal Canada. Paper Number 1569728941
  • Khoshand, A., Fall, M. (2013). Hydraulic and thermal conductivity of compost based biocover. Proceedings of CSCE 2013 General Conference – Congrès générale 2013 de la SCGC, Montreal Canada.
  • Khoshand, A., Fall, M. (2012). Evaluation of the mechanical behaviour of compost based biocover. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Conference – Geomanitoba 2012,  CR Rom, Winniped, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Farzad, M., Fall, M. (2012). Thermal conductivity of compost based biocover subjected to Freeze-thaw cycles. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Conference – Geomanitoba 2012,  CR Rom, Winniped, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Fall, M., Nasir O., Nguyen T.S. (2012). Coupled hydro-mechanical modelling of gas migration in Ontario’s sedimentary rocks, potential host rocks for nuclear waste repositories. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Conference – Geomanitoba 2012,  CR Rom, Winniped, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Abdi H., Labrie D., Nguyen T.S., Barnichon J.D., Su G., Evgin E., Simon R., Fall M. (2012) Laboratory investigation and preliminary modelling of the mechanical behaviour of a transversely isotropic shale. Proceedings of Canadian Geotechnical Conference – Geomanitoba 2012,  CR Rom, Winniped, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Abdi H., Nguyen T.S., Labrie D., Barnichon J.D., Su G., Evgin E., Simon R., Fall M. (2012). Elasto-plastic model for transversely isotropic Tournemire shale based of microstructure approach.  Proceedings of 5th international meeting of clay in natural and engineered barriers for radioactive waste management. Otc. 22nd – 25th, Montpellier, France.
  • Abdi H., Nguyen T.S., Labrie D., Barnichon J.D., Su G., Evgin E., Simon R., Fall M. (2012). Elasto-plastic model for transversely isotropic Tournemire shale based on microstructure approach. International meeting “Clays in Natural and Engineered Barriers for Radioactive Waste Confinement, October 2012, Montpellier.
  • Moghbel F., Fall, M. (2011). Numerical simulations of the coupled hydro-thermal behaviour of biocovers in cold regions. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 17-19 August 2011, ICEPR2011, Paper 425.
  • Nasir., O, Fall, M. (2011). COMSOL-PHREEQC: A Simulator for Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Geochemical Analysis of Contaminant. Proceedings of the International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 17-19 August 2011, ICEPR2011, Paper 289.
  • Celestin, J.C., Fall, M. (2011). Recycling of High Density Tailings into Geotechnical Barrier Material for Waste Containment Facilities. Proceedings of CSCE 2011 General Conference – Congrès générale 2011 de la SCGC, 14-17 June, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Abdul-Hussain, N., Fall, M. (2011). Thermal-Hydraulic-Mechanical Behaviour of Gelfill under Undrained Condition Column. Proceedings of CSCE 2011 General Conference – Congrès générale 2011 de la SCGC, 14-17 June, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O. (2011). Modeling of the coupled processes in cemented paste backfill structures and application to the prediction of their performance. MineFill2011, Cap Town, South Africa 201s.
  • Nasir, O., Fall M., Nguyen T.S., Evgin E., (2011). Effects of past glaciations on the hydrogeology of Michigan basin. Proceedings of second International Conference on computational geomechanics, ComGeo II, Croatia, 27-29 April.
  • Nguyen T.S., Grant S., Fall M., Evgin E., (2011). Simulation of a gas injection test in a layered argillaceous rock. Proceedings of second International Conference on computational geomechanics, ComGeo II .
  • Abdi H., Nguyen T.S., Evgin E., Fall M., Grant S. (2010). Coupled hydro-mechanical analysis of excavation damaged zone around an underground opening in sedimentary rock. Comsol Conference 2010, Boston .
  • Fall M., Nasir O. (2010). Modeling of the coupled thermo-chemo-mechanical processes in cemented paste backfill structures and application to the prediction of their performance. International conference of mining with backfill, MineFill 2011, Cap Town, South Africa, March 2011.
  • Fall M., Nasir O. (2010). Predicting the temperature and strength development within cemented paste backfill structure. Conference Paste10, Toronto, CD-Rom.
  • Fall M., Celestin J.C., Han. F.S. (2010). Polymer modified paste tailings for isolation of waste disposal facilities. Conference Paste10, Toronto.
  • Fall, M., Ghaffari H.O., Nguyen S, Evgin E.,. (2010). Transferability of GeoData from European to Canadian Sedimentary rocks to study gas transport from nuclear waste repositories. International Conference “Clays in Natural & Engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement. Nantes, France.
  • Ghaffari H.O., Fall, M., Evgin E., Nguyen S. (2009). Estimation of time dependent gas behavior in Cobourg limestone and Ordovician shale using approximated reasoning methods. International Conference “Clays in Natural & Engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement. Nantes, France.
  • Nguyen S., Nasir, O., Fall, M., Evgin E., (2009). Effects of past glaciations on sedimentary rocks in Ontario. International Conference “Clays in Natural & Engineered barriers for radioactive waste confinement. Nantes, France.
  • Nasir O., Fall, M., Nguyen S, Evgin E. (2009). Hydro-mechanical response of sedimentary rocks of southern Ontario to past glaciations. COMSOL Conference 2009, Boston, CD Rom.
  • Ghaffari H.O., Fall, M., Evgin E., Sharifzadeh M. (2009). Complex network on rock joints. International Symposium, RockEng 2009, Toronto, Mai 2009, CD-Rom.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O., Celestin J.C. (2009). Numerical modeling of the thermo-chemo-mechanical response of cemented. International Symposium, RockEng 2009, Toronto, Mai 2009, CD-Rom.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O., Celestin J.C. (2007). Paste backfill response in deep mine temperatures conditions. 9th International Symposium in Mining with Backfill to Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 29 April -02 May, 10p.
  • Belem, T., Aatar, O. El., Bussière, B., Benzaazoua, M., Fall, M., Yilmaz, E. (2006). Self-weight consolidation of column of cemented pastefill. 7th Seminar on paste and thickened tailings, April 2006, Irlande, 13p.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R., Noubactep, C. (2006). Landslide hazard assessment of large-scale natural slopes – a GIS based approach. The 10th IAEG Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, IAEG2006, 12p.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R., Sarr, A. M. (2006). Characterization of problematic soils for slope and foundation stability: case study from Dakar. The 10th IAEG Congress, Nottingham, United Kingdom, 6-10 September 2006, IAEG2006, 8p.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R., Klapperich, H. (2003). An integrated geomechanical approach for slope stability analysis and hazard assessment. Proceedings International Conference on Fast slope movements. Prediction and prevention for risk mitigation, Sorrento, Italia. Volume 1, S. 199 – 204, ISBN 88-555-2699-5, Pátron Editore, Bologna pp. 199-204, 11p.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (2002). The influence of weathering on the geotechnical properties and field behavior of volcanic materials in subtropical regions. Proceedings 9th International Congress, p. 454-463, Durban, Republic of South Africa, 9p.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (2001). Numerical analysis of the impact of weathering on field behaviour of rock mass – A case study. In Proceedings of the 1st collogue of Geo-Environment of the multidisciplinary Research Group “Graduate School: Geological and Geotechnical Environmental Research” – December 2001. Wissen. Mitt. Institut für Geologie; pp.143-148; Heft 18, Freiberg – Germany.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (2001). Interdisziplinäre Untersuchungsverfahren zur Standsicherheitsanalyse und Georisikobeurteilung der Küstenhänge in Senegal. In Proceedings of 13. National Conference of Engineering Geology. In Proceedings of 13. German Conference for Engineering Geology; 2.-6 April 2001, Karlsruhe- Germany; p. 181-186, Glückauf Verlag, Essen.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (1998). Application de la géologie de l’ingénieur et de SIG à l’étude de la stabilité des versants côtiers. Proceedings 8th International IAEG Congress, Balkema/Rotterdam/Brookfield/1998, Vancouver, 21.-25. Sept. 1998, Canada.

Selected publications in conference/seminars and others

  • Farkish A., Fall M, (2013). Consolidation and hydraulic conductivity of oil sands mature fine tailings dewatered by using super absorbent polymer. GeoMontreal 2013 – the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), Sep. 29- October 3rd, 2013, Montreal, Canada CD rom.
  • Nader A., Fall M, (2013). Penetration tests in sensitive marine clays – the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), Sep. 29- October 3rd, 2013, Montreal, Canada CD rom.
  • Khoshand A., Fall M, (2013). Experimental studies on coupled mechanical and chemobiological (mc-b) processes in compost biocover-  the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), Sep. 29- October 3rd, 2013, Montreal, Canada CD rom
  • Li Z., Fall M (2013). Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Geochemical Model for the Assessment of Groundwater Quality due to Impacts from Geological Sequestration of CO2. GeoMontreal 2013 – the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), Sep. 29- October 3rd, 2013, Montreal, Canada CD rom.
  • Li Z., Fall M (2013). Coupled Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical-Geochemical Model for the Assessment of Groundwater Quality due to Impacts from Geological Sequestration of CO2. GeoMontreal 2013 – the 66th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), Sep. 29- October 3rd, 2013, Montreal, Canada CD rom.
  • Fall M, Nasir O., Nguyen T.S. (2012). Coupled hydromechanical modeling of Gas Migration in Ontario‘s Sedimentary Rocks, Potential Host Rocks for Nuclear Waste Repositories. Canadian Geotechnical Conference – Geomanitoba 2012.
  • Ghirian, A., Fall M (2011). Coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical-chemical evolution of cemented paste backfill in column experiments. 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE), the 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), 2-6 October 2011, Toronto, Canada CD rom.
  • Fall, M. (2011). A coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical model for the analysis of gas migration in host sedimentary rock of deep geological disposal of nuclear waste. Workshop Gas Migration in Clay, 3-4 March, Switzerland. Invited Presentation.
  • Baha, T., Fall M. (2011). Mechanical characteristics and behaviour of compost bicover 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE), the 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), 2-6 October 2011, Toronto, Canada rom.
  • Abdul-Hussain, A., Fall M., Su G. (2011). Evolution of hydraulic and mechanical properties of gelfill. 14th Pan-American Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (PCSMGE), the 64th Canadian Geotechnical Conference (CGC), 2-6 October 2011, Toronto, Canada rom. Mechanical characteristics and behaviour of compost bicover
  • Abdi H., Evgin E., Nguyen S., Fall M., Su G. (2010). Two and Three dimensional analysis of excavation damaged zone. 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Calgary CD rom.
  • Taha., A., Fall M., (2010). Experimental study of Leda clay interface shear behaviour. 63rd Canadian Geotechnical Conference, Calgary, CD rom.
  • Ghaffari, A., Fall, M (2010). Hydromechanical modelling of carbon sequestration in sedimentary rock formations. AESRC 2010.
  • Fall, M., Celestin, JC. (2009). Potential use of bentonite-paste tailings mixtures as engineering barrier material for hazardous waste containment facilities: Experimental results. 62th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 10th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality, Halifax, Canada, CD Room.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O., (2008). Coupled effect of sulphate and temperature on cemented tailings materials. 61th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 9th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 21- 24 September 2008 in Edmonton, Canada.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M. (2008). Modeling the heat development in hydrating cemented backfill structures 61th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 9th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 21- 24 September 2008 in Edmonton, Canada.
  • Nasir, O., Fall, M. (2007). Numerical modeling of heat transfer induced by hot cemented paste backfill 60th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 8th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 21- 24 October 2007 in Ottawa, Canada.
  • Fall, M., S. Samb (2006). Impact of high temperature on paste backfill properties. 59th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 7th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 18- 21 September 2006 in Canada, Canada. 6p.
  • Fall, M., Bussière, B., Belem, T., Benzaazoua, M. Samb S. (2005), Effect of curing temperature on paste backfill properties. 58th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 6thJoint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 18- 21 September 2005 in Saskatchewan, Canada, 8p.
  • Fall, M., Belem, T., Benzaazoua, M., (2005). Tensile and compressive properties of underground paste backfill. 58th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; and 6th Joint IAH-CNC and CGS Groundwater Speciality Conferences 18-21 September 2005 in Saskatchewan, Canada, 8p.
  • Fall, M., Benzaazoua (2004). Développement d’un outil expert d’aide à la fabrication des remblais en pâte cimentés. Compte rendu du 19th Colloque de Contrôle de terrain de l’AMQ, Val d’Or, 2004. p. 122-146. Invited Presentation.
  • · Noubacteb C., Fall M., G. Meinrath, Merkel B., (2004). A Simple Method to Select Zero Valent Iron Material for Groundwater Remediation. 57th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; 23 to 27th October, 2004 in Quebec, Quebec, Canada, p.6-12.
  • Fall, M, Benzaazoua, M., Ouellet S. (2004). Effect of tailings properties on paste backfill performance. Proceedings 8th International Symposia on Mining with Backfill. In Beijing, China, 2004. p. 193-202.
  • Benzaazoua M, Perez, P., Belem T., Fall, M, (2004). A laboratory study of the behaviour of surface paste disposal. 8th International Symposia on Mining with Backfill. In Beijing, China, 2004. p. 181-192.
  • Benzaazoua, M., Bois, D., Belem, T., Gauthier, P., Ouellet, S., Fall, M., J.-F. St-Onge (2005). Remblais souterrains: evolution des connaissances et de la pratique. 19th Colloque of Ground Control of AMQ, Val d’Or, 2004.
  • Fall, M., Benzaazoua, M. (2003). Modeling and Simulation of Paste Backfill Performance Properties. Proceedings of 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; September 28 to October 1, 2003 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, pp. 161-168.
  • Ouellet, S., Bussière, B., Benzaazoua, M., Aubertin, M., Fall, M.,  Belem, T. (2003). Sulphide reactivity within cemented paste backfill: oxygen consumption test results. Proceedings of 56th Canadian Geotechnical Conference; September 28 to October 1, 2003 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, pp.176-183.
  • Fall, M., Benzaazoua, M. (2003). Advances in Predicting Performance Properties and Cost of Paste Backfill. Proceedings of International Conference of Tailings & Mine Waste ’03, October 12-15, 2003, Colorado, USA. Ed. Balkema, pp.73-85.
  • Benzaazoua M., Fall M., Ouellet S., Bussière B., Belem, T. (2003). Contribution to understanding the mechanism of cemented paste backfill hardening. Proc. Int. MDMIW 2003, June 2003, Falmouth (UK).
  • Fall, M., Benzaazoua, M. (2003). A Model for Predicting the Performance of Underground Paste Backfill. Proceedings of 18th Intern Conference on Solid Waste Technology and Management, 23 -26 Mars, Philadelphia USA. Zandi, I, Mersky, R. Shich W. and The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management (ed.), p.969-980.
  • Benzaazoua, M., Belem, T., Ouellet, S., Fall, M. (2003). Utilisation du remblai en pâte comme support de terrain. Partie II: Comportement à court, à moyen et à long terme. Proceedings of intern conference Post mining 2003, 5-7 feb. 2003, Nancy, France. CRISOS (ed) p. 101-110.
  • Fall, M., Azzam, R. (2001). An example of multi-disciplinary approach to landslide assessment in coastal area. International Conference on Landslide. Proceedings International Conference on Landslides: Causes, Impacts and Countermeasures, June 17-21, Davos, Switzerland, Glückauf Verlag, pp. 45-54

Selected technical reports and others

  • Fall M, Farkish A., (2013). SAP based dewatering and densification of oil sand mature fine tailings. Project report,  to Shell Canada Ernergy, 37p.
  • Fall, M., Nasir O. (2012). Impacts of past and future glaciation-deglaciation cycles on sedimentary rocks of southern Ontario. Research contract Final report CNSC, 97 p.
  • Fall, M., Nasir O. (2011). A coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical-geochemical simulator for the analysis of the impact of glaciation-deglaciation cycles on sedimentary rocks of southern Ontario. Research contract report CNSC, 37 p.
  • Fall, M., Nasir O. (2011). Numerical modeling of gas migration from a deep geological repository for nuclear wastes in Ontario’s sedimentary rocks . Research contract Final report CNSC, 177 p.
  • Ghirian, A., Fall, M. (2011). Ground subsidence/heaving due to oil sand extraction. Contract report, GSC, 52 p.
  • Fall, M. (2011). A thermo-hydro-mechanical model for gas the analysis of gas migration in sedimentary host rock. Research report CNSC contract 46 p.
  • Fall, M., Ghaffari H.O., Evgin E. (2009). Mechanical, Geochemical, Hydraulic and Thermal Data on Sedimentary Rock Formations in Ontario and Europe: Review, Comparison and Analysis- Research Report for CNSC contract. 96p.
  • Fall, M., Nasir, O., (2009). Mechanical-Geochemical-Hydraulic and Thermal Data on Sedimentary Rock Formations in Ontario. Research Report for CNSC contract; 25p.
  • Fall, M. (2009). Research on gas generation and migration in DGR for nuclear waste. Research Report for CNSC contract; 73p.
  • Fall, M. (2009). Paste tailings technology for ground support and engineered barriers for waste disposal facilities-Temperature effects, OCIENE Seminar. Invited Presentation.
  • Belem, T., Aubertin, M., Li, L., Fall, M. (2009). Development of an integrated method for analyzing the stability of backfilled stope (in French). Rapport R-622, Montréal, IRSST, 99 pages.
  • Fall, M. (2008). Design of underground cemented paste backfill structures – Geotechnical Challenges and Perspective. Invited Lecture Ottawa Geotechnical Group.
  • Fall, M. (2006). Etude du comportement hydro-mécanique des remblais miniers cimentés souterrains et de surface. Rapport projet Fuqat 2005-2006. 29 p.
  • Benzaazoua, M., Bussière, B., Ouellet, S., Godbout, J., Fiset J.-F, Fall, M., Aubertin, M., Belem T. (2005). Contribution à l’évaluation du comportement environnemental des remblais miniers cimentés en pâte. Symposium 2005 Mines and the Environment, May 15 to 18, 2005, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada. Invited Presentation.
  • Belem, T, Fall, M., Aubertin, M., L., Li (2005). Développement d’une méthode intégrée d’analyse de la stabilité des chantiers miniers remblayés. Rapport préliminaire projet IRSST # 099-293, 50 p.
  • Fall, M. (2005). Étude de l’effet de la température sur la stabilité des ouvrages de remblai en pâte. Rapport technique projet Fuqat 2004-2005, 40p.
  • Benzaazoua, M, Perez, P., Fall, M. (2004). Évaluation des performances environnementales des remblais miniers en pâte : développement d’un modèle physique simulant l’entreposage de remblai minier en pâte cimenté. Rapport technique Projet FIR 2003-2004, 79p.
  • Benzaazoua, M, Fall, M. (2004). Étude pluridisciplinaire visant à mettre au point un outil expert pour la prédiction du comportement des remblais en pâte. Rapport de synthèse projet IRSST # 099-085, 22 p.
  • Benzaazoua, M, Fall, M, Ouellet, S. (2003). Étude pluridisciplinaire visant à mettre au point un outil expert pour la prédiction du comportement des remblais en pâte. Rapport final projet IRSST # 099-085, 187 p.