About AATech


AATech Scientific Inc. (ASI) was founded in 1997 and is a geotechnical and foundation engineering company that prides itself for having the expertise and professional manpower to be able to offer the quickest and most accurate report turnaround in the industry and can be available at any global site within 48 hours of notice. This is because AATech Scientific has designed and developed one of the most innovative static load testing techniques in the industry. The accuracy and speed of AATech Scientific’s testing method has become a benchmark in bi-directional testing. In fact, it has become one of the most trusted, accurate and cost-effective methods for testing axial capacity of pile foundations.

Our highly qualified engineers have acquired extensive experience in all aspects of geotechnical and foundation engineering, including site investigation, stability assessment and remediation, environmental assessment and remediation, design, consulting, instrumentation and monitoring, foundation testing and analysis, ground improvement, construction supervision, inspection, quality assurance, quality control, waste management, containment, and other engineering disciplines.

Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, ASI has offices in Calgary, Alberta, and Evans Mills, New York. AATech is now a recognized and respected company with experience spanning over hundreds of successful projects across North America and overseas. Our objective is to continue to provide high quality professional services worldwide.


H. (Sam) Salem, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Associate and Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Mr. Salem is a veteran engineer with impressive national and international credentials in geotechnical & foundation engineering industry. He has been a major contributor in high profile projects such as the design of the Deglos Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, St. Lucia, the National Solid Waste Landfill in Greenland, Barbados, the foundations at several Oil Sands Projects in Fort McMurray, AB (Long Lake, Albian Sands, Horizon…)

Fred Agharazi, M.Eng., P.Eng.

Associate and Senior Geotechnical Engineer
Mr. Fred Agharazi has extensive experience in geotechnical engineering and construction, across North America and overseas. He had major contributions to major projects such as the Seawall Replacement, Washington, DC, JFK Airport Expansion, New York, NY, Don River Bridge/TTC Subway Station, Toronto, Ontario, San Francisco.

Bengt H. Fellenius, Dr.Tech., P.Eng.

Dr. Fellenius is a professional geotechnical engineer and renown expert specializing in foudation dseign and studies by participation in project teams, special investigations, instrumented field tests and more. Services are also provided in regard to construction problems, claims and litigation in collaboration with consultants and contractors as well as owners.

Ottawa, Ontario 

589 Rideau St. (Head Office)  
Suite 212, Ottawa, ON.
K1N 6A1 

F: 613-789-6333 
T/F: 1-877-789-6333




100, 111-5 Avenue SW, 
Suite 312
Calgary, AB T2P 3Y6

F: 1-403-261-0024
T/F: 1-877-789-6333


Evan Mills, New York

26000 US RT 11
Suite 194
Evans Mills, NY 13637

F: 1-315-703-9668
T/F: 1-877-789-6333