Poureya Bazargani

Ph.D., P.Eng.
Instructor, Civil Engineering
School of Construction and the Environment

Work Experience

Poureya Bazargani is a structural engineer with 7 years of engineering work experience. Despite the majority of his work experience having been in Canada, Poureya has also worked in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His work portfolio includes a diverse array of projects ranging from buildings, bridges and dams to pipelines, infrastructure and mining projects. He has performed the role of structural engineer in various stages of an engineering project including conceptual design, feasibility study and preliminary/detailed design as well as execution/construction management.


Ph.D., Structural and Earthquake Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2014

B.A.Sc. (Honours), Civil Engineering, Shiraz University, 2006

Professional registration

P.Eng., British Columbia

Special Interests

Poureya’s main areas of specialty are soil-structure interaction, seismic analysis and design of reinforced concrete structures and seismic retrofit design. The Port Mann Main Water Supply Tunnel, Kinross Tasiast Mauritania Gold Mine and seismic upgrade of the Ruskin Dam are among the projects that Poureya was heavily involved with.

Professional Affiliations

Engineers Association of British Columbia (SEABC)

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

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