Dr. Violeta Martin is a Specialist Hydrotechnical Engineer based in Knight Piésold’s Vancouver office. She is a civil engineer with a doctorate degree in hydrotechnical engineering with more than 20 years of work experience in hydrotechnical and environmental impact assessment studies for the hydroelectric and mining industries.
Violeta specializes in modeling and design in the fields of hydraulics, hydrology, wave generation and propagation, dam breach analysis, sediment transport, effluent mixing, fish habitat compensation, and design of pipeline systems. Her work experience includes experimental and numerical modeling, research, and teaching of fluid mechanics, open channel flow, hydrology, and environmental hydraulics in the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of British Columbia. She has worked on projects in Canada, USA, South America, Africa, and Europe.