Congrats to Emily Nabong from our Lab on being selected as an American Australian Association Graduate Education Scholar! The prestigious recognition will provide support for Emily's research which seeks to better understand human migration dynamics under climate change. Find about more about the award here.
Our lab head, Dr Aaron Opdyke, was named 2022 Supervisor of the Year by the Sydney University Postgraduate Representative Association (SUPRA)!
Emily Ha, Nanako Reza, Sophia Constantino from our lab were awarded the Best Student Presentation at the 14th Aceh International Workshop and Expo on Sustainable Tsunami Disaster Recovery (AWIEST-DR 2022) for their presentation on The ‘tsunagari’ to recovery: Social capital and place in facilitating infrastructure reconstruction after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami. Congratulations!
The American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) has named Dr Aaron Opdyke as a 2021 New Face of Civil Engineering. The program highlights the next generation of civil engineering leaders. https://youtu.be/VFCjPgRZ26o Opdyke was interviewed by ASCE as part of the recognition, provided below. The original article can be found on ASCE's Source. Math has its limitations. It’s likely a controversial opinion among engineers, but one not without merit. Perhaps Aaron Opdyke says it better: “As engineers, we need to look beyond the technical solutions.” Opdyke is passionate about teaching technical knowledge within a socioeconomic context as a leader of a…