Dr. Salina Yong is a Senior Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office. She is a geotechnical engineer with graduate degrees in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology. Her experience includes stability assessments of slopes and underground excavations, damage characterization, and in-situ stress determination. She specializes in geomechanics with expertise in numerical modelling, developing representative engineering models from field and laboratory data, monitoring, and instrumentation. Her consulting background spans geotechnical failure analysis to rock mechanics research for underground mining and nuclear waste storage.