Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

Athena Pirayehgar

Geomechanics Consultant

Canada
Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

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Areas of Expertise

Constitutive Models
Energy
Geomechanical
Microseismics
Mining
Numerical Modeling
Petroleum
Rock Mechanics

Consulting Services

Energy
Mining

Athena Pirayehgar

Geomechanics Consultant

Dr. Athena Pirayehgar has a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering/Geomechanics from the University of Waterloo and was awarded the NSERC IPS Graduate Scholarship during her program. Athena has diverse academic and professional experience in geomechanics applied to mining and petroleum engineering. She is well experienced in geotechnical site characterization, geotechnical optimization of mine designs via empirical and numerical analyses, geotechnical data collection, and interpretation of geotechnical instrumentation data. Athena has wide-ranging knowledge of 2D and 3D numerical modeling and simulation for geomechanical studies and designs along with microseismic evaluations.

Education

Ph.D. Civil/Geomechanics Engineering, 2016
University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

M.Sc. Mining/Petroleum Engineering, 2009
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

B.Sc. Mining/Exploration Engineering, 2006
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Canada
Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.