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Christian Frias

Water Resources Engineer

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Christian Frias has over five years of consultant experience. His areas of expertise include surface-water and river-morphodynamics modeling, computational fluid dynamics (CFD), software implementation, high-performance computing, computer programming, hydraulic structure design, and GPS surveying at open-pit mining sites. He also has experience collecting field data on large rivers in the United States, Brazil, and Peru. Christian’s work at Barr includes CFD modeling, dam failure modeling, river migration modeling, toe and bank scour calculations, and hydraulic analysis. He has published four articles in peer-review journals on river morphodynamics and large eddy simulations.


(952) 832-2675


PhD, Civil Engineering & Water Resources, University of Pittsburgh

MS, Civil Engineering & Water Resources, University of Pittsburgh

BS, Civil Engineering, National University of Engineering


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55435

Phone: 952-832-2600
Fax: 952-832-2601
Toll free: 800-632-2277