Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

Tatyana Katsaga

Senior Geomechanics Engineer

Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.

Download Curriculum Vitae

Tatyana KATSaga

Senior Geomechanics Engineer

Dr. KATSaga is a geomechanics engineer with a Ph.D. in civil engineering. Her area of expertise is on the mechanics and numerical simulation of continuum and discrete media. She has more than 15 years of research and consulting experience.

She has provided consulting on many projects including mining (e.g., deep mines, block cave mining, pillar stability, optimization of mining layouts), nuclear waste storage, geothermal energy and petroleum. Dr. KATSaga also specializes in geophysical data acquisition, including advanced processing and interpretation.


Ph.D. (Civil Engineering), 2010
University of Toronto, Canada

Candidate of Technical Sciences (Civil Engineering), 2000
Karaganda State Technical University, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

B.S. (Computer Aided Design), 1994
Karaganda Polytechnic Institute, Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Professional Memberships

American Geophysical Union

Awards & Recognition

Best Student Paper Award, Geophysics Division, GAC-MAC-CGU-AGU, Toronto Joint Assembly 2009

Graduate Fellowship Award, Friends of the Lassonde Institute, 2008

Graduate Scholarship, the Robert M. Smith / Ontario Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology (OGSST), 2004-2006

Young Scientist of Kazakhstan, 2001


Download Tatyana.KATSaga-pub_1.pdf

Itasca Consulting Canada Inc.