Jan Bielenberg

Instructor, Civil Engineering
School of Construction and the Environment

Work Experience

Jan is a civil engineer with ten years of experience within the field of civil and hydrotechnical engineering as well as construction management. Jan's responsibilities included preparation of hydraulic design calculations and models as well as establishment of project hydrology for hydroelectric projects in Canada, USA, Chile, Guatemala and India. Jan has also been part of construction management teams as site inspector, assistant group manager, site civil engineer and design coordinator.

Jan’s specialties include one-, two- and three-dimensional hydrodynamic modelling, hydraulic design of water conveyance structures, dam break analysis, hydrologic modeling, sediment transport estimation, construction management and site inspection (tunneling, hydroelectric development).


M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Hydrotechnical Specialization, Queen’s University, 2006. Research topic: Behaviour of Streambeds Covered by Dunes Under Time-Varying Flows: The Case of a Sudden Change in Flow Depth
Diplomingenieur, Civil Engineering, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, 2004

Professional Registrations

P.Eng, British Columbia

Associated with the following program