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Dr Aaron Opdyke

Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering

Dr Aaron Opdyke leads the Humanitarian Frontiers Lab and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney. He has worked closely with governments and organisations across the Asia-Pacific region on resilient and sustainable infrastructure to address global development challenges. Dr Opdyke was recognised as one of ten New Faces of Civil Engineering (2021) by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). His research focuses on the interface of infrastructure and social systems, examining this nexus in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation of the built environment.

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School of Civil Engineering
The University of Sydney
Sydney, NSW 2006


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