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PhD Students

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Emily Nabong

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Emily's research focuses on strategies for alleviating the impacts of climate change on vulnerable populations. Her past research and volunteer experience in the Philippines has led to a specific interest in improving resiliency through sustainable community-based approaches and bridging the gaps between decision makers and affected groups.

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Arvin Hadlos

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Arvin's research is looking at indigenous and local knowledge in disaster risk reduction. His work focuses on post-earthquake housing reconstruction in Ivatan communities in the Philippines.

Lab Leadership

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Dr Aaron Opdyke

Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering

I study disasters and infrastructure in resource-constrainted communities. My research seeks to strengthen preparedness for and recovery after disaster and conflict, through the lens of safe and equitable shelter and settlements.

Masters Students

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Isaac Besarra

Master of Philosophy (Engineering)

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John (Jack) Hickman

Master of Professional Engineering (Civil)

Shen (Sam) Lin

Master of Professional Engineering (Civil)

Undergraduate Students

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Sophia Costantino

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Bachelor of Arts

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Nanako Reza

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Design in Architecture

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Emily Ha

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Design in Architecture

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Juliet Costanzo

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Commerce

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Parin Sheth

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)

Rowzen Caro

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)

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Claudia Cruikshank

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Bachelor of Arts

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Juan Gallardo-Gallan

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Science

Connor Douglass

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) and Commerce

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