Principal Engineer
PTech Engineering Solutions Inc.
12577 15 Mile Rd
Denfield, Ontario, Canada
N0M 1P0
519-661-7332
vhenderson@ptecheng.com


2012, PhD, “Evaluation of the Performance of Pervious Concrete Pavement in the Canadian
Climate”, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada

2008, B.A.Sc., Civil Engineering, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada

Professional Engineer in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada

Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Waterloo,
ON, Canada

Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, McMaster University, ON, Canada


Recent Papers and Publications

Daniel Pickel, Vimy Henderson, Roberto Soares, Michael Becke, and Taylor Lefebre,

“A Case Study Demonstrating the Use of NDT and FEM to Quantify Pavement
Response in Canada”, 2021 Transportation Research Board.

Faraz Forghani, Susan Tighe, Vimy Henderson, Michael Becke, Roberto Soares, and
Rielle Haichert, 2020. ” Impact of Road Geometry and Thickness on Pavement
Behaviour using PSIPave 3D”, 2020 TAC Conference & Exhibition.

Ludomir Uzarowski, Rabiah Rizvi, Vimy Henderson, and Susan Tighe, 2018.
“Developing Shear Resistant Asphalt Mixes for Roundabout Pavements”, Transportation
Association of Canada Conference – Innovation and Technology: Evolving
Transportation, TAC 2018.

Ludomir Uzarowski, Vimy Henderson, Rabiah Rizvi, Karim Mohammad and Venkat
Lakkavalli, 2016. “Use of FWD, GPR and IP in Combination on Complex Pavement
Projects-Including Case Studies”, 2016 Transportation Association of Canada’s
Conference and Exhibition, TAC 2016.

Ludomir Uzarowski, Gary MacDonald, John Rizzo, Gary Moore and Vimy Henderson,

“Cold 2014 Winter and Early Asphalt Pavement Cracking Observed in Ontario”,
2015 Annual Conference of the TAC, Charlottetown PEI.

Sonia Rahman, Andrew Northmore, Vimy Henderson, and Susan Tighe, 2015.
“Developing a Framework for Low-Volume Road Implementation of Pervious Concrete
Pavements”, International Journal of Transportation Science and Technology. 4(1):77-92

Vimy Henderson and Susan Tighe. 2012. “Evaluation of Pervious Concrete Pavement
Performance in Cold Weather Climates.” International Journal of Pavement Engineering,
Taylor & Francis Online, Vol. 13(3), pp. 197-208.

Vimy Henderson and Susan Tighe, 2011. “Evaluation of Pervious Concrete Pavement
Permeability Renewal Maintenance Methods at Field Sites in Canada”, Canadian Journal
of Civil Engineering, National Research Council, 38(12) 1404-1413.

Rabiah Rizvi, Vimy Henderson, Susan Tighe, and Jodi Norris, 2010. “Evaluating the Use
of Recycled Concrete Aggregate in Pervious Concrete Pavement”, Transportation
Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board, Vol. 2164, pp. 132.140,
Washington, D.C.

Vimy Henderson and Susan Tighe. 2010. “Analysis of Canadian Climate Change Impacts
Using MEPDG and LTPP”, American Society of Civil Engineers Journal.

Areas of Expertise

  • Project Specifications
  • Life Cycle Cost Analysis
  • Non-Destructive Testing (Falling Weight Deflectometer, Ground Penetrating Radar)
  • Quality Assurance Field and Laboratory Testing
  • Research Project Design and Delivery
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Educator

Bio
Dr. Vimy Henderson is a Principal Engineer at PTech Engineering Solutions Inc. and has more
than 12 years of experience in consulting engineering. Dr. Henderson has a Bachelor’s degree and
Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Waterloo. She has extensive experience in
pavement and materials engineering, providing asset management, design, construction, project
specification and research consulting to municipal, provincial and privates ownersfor road, airport,
rail and port authorities and design build teams. Her experience in lab testing and non destructive
data collection and analysis allow her to help clients understand the condition of their assets and
make informed decisions for the future. She is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Waterloo
and a Sessional Lecturer at McMaster University in Pavement and Materials Engineering and
Infrastructure Management.