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Farzaan Abbasy

Geotechnical Engineer

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Farzaan Abbasy’s work focuses on geotechnical investigation, mine backfill systems, tailings studies, rock mechanics, and underground spaces as well as geothermal energy application in mining. His areas of expertise include the thermo-physical properties of geomaterials, geomechanical laboratory testing, slope stability, and underground mining. At Barr, Farzaan provides geotechnical investigation, testing, and analysis, primarily for wind projects; tailings facility investigation, design, construction, and instrumentation services; dyke and tailings pile inspection; and rock and soil slopes stability assessment including stabilization measures analysis and numerical modeling. He has also published a number of papers on topics related to mine backfill. 


(403) 592-8314


Professional Engineer (AB, ON, SK)


PhD, Rock Mechanics Engineering, McGill University


Barr Engineering and Environmental Science Canada Ltd
808 4th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB T2P 3E8

Phone: 403-592-8300
Fax: 403-592-8301
Toll free: 800-632-2277