Civil and Natural Resources Engineering contacts

Civil and Natural Resources

69 Creyke Road
University of Canterbury
Christchurch
New Zealand

enquiries@civil.canterbury.ac.nz

Phone +64 3 369 3113

Catherine O'Shaughnessy

Undergraduate Administrator
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E424
Internal Phone: 95880

Elizabeth Ackermann

Department Administrator
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E423
Internal Phone: 94116

Emma Clark

Administrator
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E422
Phone: 369 3395
Internal Phone: 93395

Sophie Guy

Administrative Assistant
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E422
Internal Phone: 95821

Alan Gordon

Planning and Operations Manager
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E421
Internal Phone: 94051

Olive Dalton

Systems Manager
Room: E425, Civil/Mech Building
Internal Phone: 93153

Academic staff

Anthony Abu

Senior Lecturer
NZFS Commission Senior Lecturer in Structural Fire Engineering
Fields of Research:
- Design of structures in fire conditions
- Design of steel, composite steel and concrete ...

Larry Bellamy

Ada Rutherford Professor of Architectural Engineering
Fields of Research:
- Building energy engineering
- Sustainable building materials and design
- Building envelopes ...

Ricardo Bello Mendoza

Senior Lecturer
Postgraduate Co-ordinator
Fields of Research:
- Anaerobic processes for wastewater treatment and bioenergy production
- Degradation of water ...

Desmond Bull

Holcim Professor in Concrete Design
Fields of Research:
- Structural concrete design
- Earthquake engineering
- Bridge design
- Concrete materials

Brendon Bradley

Professor in Earthquake Engineering
Deputy-Director of QuakeCoRE
Fields of Research:
- Seismic hazard analysis and ground motion prediction
- Seismic risk and loss analysis and ...

Tom Cochrane

Associate Professor
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering
Fields of Research:
- Hydrology
- Hydropower
- Water resources modelling
- Sediment transport and ...

Mark Davidson

Head of Department
Professor
Fields of Research:
- Environmental fluid mechanics
- Wastewater disposal

Reagan Chandramohan

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Seismic Hazard, Risk, and Reliability Assessment
- Performance-Based Earthquake ...

Frances Charters

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Stormwater quality characterisation
- Stormwater quality modelling
- Stormwater treatment

Gabriele Chiaro

Senior Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
- Environmental Geotechnics
- Constitutive Modeling for ...

Misko Cubrinovski

Professor
Fields of Research:
- Geotechnical earthquake engineering
- Soil liquefaction: evaluation and remediation
- Seismic ...

Roger Dawe

Lecturer (Teaching and Administration)
Surveying Part-time lecturer

Tonny de Vries

Lecturer
Research Interests:
Irrigation engineering, climate change, water resources engineering, agriculture

Rajesh Dhakal

Professor
Fields of Research:
- Analytical/experimental investigation on seismic performance of key components ...

Nick Dudley Ward

Senior Lecturer
Director of Humanitarian Engineering
Fields of Research:
- groundwater tomography (e.g seismic, GPR)
- poroelasticity
- computational wave propagation ...

Mehdi Keyvan-Ekbatani

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Urban and Motorway Traffic Flow Modelling and Control
- Traffic state estimation
- Automated ...

Charles Fleischmann

Professor
Undergraduate Co-ordinator
Fields of Research:
- Compartment fire modelling
- Fire dynamics
- Fire engineering

Hongwei Guo

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Construction health and safety
- Knowledge-based system
- BIM and safety
- Safety ...

Matthew Hughes

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Geospatial research on earthquake impacts on infrastructure lifelines

Diana Kusumastuti

Lecturer in Transport Engineering

Pedro Lee

Professor
Fields of Research:
- Flow hydraulics of open compound channels
- System control theory for fault detection in ...

Chin-Long Lee

Senior Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Earthquake Engineering
- Nonlinear Structural Analysis
- Computational Mechanics
- Steel and ...

Minghao Li

Senior Lecturer
1st Pro Coordinator
Fields of Research:
- Timber Engineering
- Structural Engineering
- Earthquake Engineering

Giuseppe Loporcaro

Lecturer, Architectural Engineering
Fields of Research:
- Building Information Modelling (BIM)
- Low-cycle fatigue of metals
- Materials for ...

Gregory MacRae

Associate Professor
Fields of Research:
- Low Damage Construction
- Steel/Composite Structures
- Earthquake Engineering
- Structural ...

Ian Mason

Lecturer
Co-director, Renewable Energy
Fields of Research:
- Sustainable energy systems
- Energy systems modelling
- Carbon management

Chris McGann

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Structural and geotechnical earthquake engineering
- Constitutive modeling
- Numerical ...

Mark Milke

Professor
Fields of Research:
- Solid waste (rubbish) management
- Environmental engineering
- Systems, decision, and risk ...

Dong Ngoduy

Associate Professor
Fields of Research:
- Traffic Flow Theory and Simulation, Data fusion
- Intelligent Transport Systems, Connected ...

Roger Nokes

Professor
Council member
Fields of Research:
- Gravity currents
- Tsunami generation
- Jets and plumes
- Mixing in stratified flows

Jack Nugent

Assistant Lecturer, Humanitarian Engineering

Markus Pahlow

2nd Pro Co-ordinator
Fields of Research:
- Engineering Hydrology
- Water Resources Management
- Sustainable Development

Alessandro Palermo

Professor
Associate Professor
Fields of Research:
- Bridge Engineering
- Seismic resistant low-damage technologies
- Post-tensioned timber ...

Stefano Pampanin

Professor
Fields of Research:
- Seismic Design of Low-Damage Concrete and Timber Buildings
- Innovative solutions for ...

Mofreh Saleh

Associate Professor
Fields of Research:
- Asphaltic concrete materials
- Finite elements modelling for pavement materials
- Pavement ...

Allan Scott

Senior Lecturer - Cement and Concrete Association Fellow
Fields of Research:
- Durability of reinforced concrete structures
- Concrete materials
- Corrosion of metals

Eric Scheepbouwer

Senior Lecturer
Construction Management Postgraduate Programme Director
Research Interests:
My research interests are in the area of construction management, project delivery and procurement, value management and productivity.

Mark Stringer

Lecturer

Tim Sullivan

Associate Professor
Fields of Research:
- Fundamentals of Seismic Design Methods
- Displacement-based design
- Capacity ...

David Wareham

College of Engineering Dean (International) and Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor Engineering
Fields of Research:
- Environmental engineering
- Environmental engineering education
- Biological Nitrogen ...

Kun Xie

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Traffic Safety
- Urban Informatics
- Emergency Management
- Transportation Operation and ...

Nick Dudley Ward

Senior Lecturer
Director of Humanitarian Engineering
Fields of Research:
- groundwater tomography (e.g seismic, GPR)
- poroelasticity
- computational wave propagation ...

Technical staff

Phillippe Bruneau

Fluid Mechanics Lab Manager
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E212D
Internal Phone: 92388

Peter Coursey

Computer Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E118
Internal Phone: 92189

Grant Dunlop

Fire Engineering Lab Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B118
Internal Phone: 92257

Siale Faitotonu

Technical Officer
Geomechanics laboratory Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E112A
Internal Phone: 92261

Mosese Fifita

Technician - Structures Lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B114
Internal Phone: 92198

Gavin Keats

Technician - Structures Lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B114
Internal Phone: 92207

John Kooloos

Technical Officer
Technician - Transportation laboratory
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E111A
Internal Phone: 92259

Alex John Lowings

Electronics and Software DesignTechnician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E118
Internal Phone: 92605

Anne Mackenzie

Structures Lab Engineering Manager
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E425
Internal Phone: 95827

David MacPherson

Technical Services Manager
Environmental Engineering Lab / Dept Safety Officer
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B120
Internal Phone: 92114

Russell McConchie

Structural Engineering Laboratory Manager
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B125
Internal Phone: 92099

Peter McGuigan

Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E337
Internal Phone: 92084

John Maley

Technician - Structures Lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B103
Internal Phone: 92186

Timothy Perigo

Technician - Structures Lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B125
Internal Phone: 92216

Alan Poynter

Technical Officer
Technician - Model structures lab
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E117
Internal Phone: 92418

Manjula Premaratne

Environmental Technician
Internal Phone: 7253

Alan Thirlwell

Structural Engineering Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering
Internal Phone: 92395

Stuart Toase

Technician
Workshop manager
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B114
Internal Phone: 92113

Michael Weavers

Senior Technician - Electronics Workshop
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E118
Internal Phone: 92193

Kevin Wines

Technician- Fabrication and Testing
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering B114
Internal Phone: 92381

Nicole van de Weerd

Technician
Geotechnical Laboratory Research Technician
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E112
Internal Phone: 92247

Adjunct, emeritus and retired staff

David Carradine

Structural Engineering, BRANZ
Postal address: BRANZ, Private Bag 50908, Porirua City 5240

Claudia Cenedese

Adjunct Associate Professor

Douglas Gransberg

Adjunct Professor

James Mackechnie

Adjunct Senior Fellow
Concrete laboratory office

Kevin McManus

Geotechnical Engineering

Aisling O'Sullivan

Lecturer - Teaching and Administration
Senior Research Fellow
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering Rm E324
Internal Phone: 92045

Bryan Pidwerbesky

Adjunct Senior Fellow

David Scott

Adjunct Professor

Erica Seville

Research Fellow
Civil Engineering E413

Shane Turner

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Andy Buchanan

Emeritus Professor of Timber Design
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E403
Internal Phone: 6243

Athol Carr

Professor Emeritus
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E403
Internal Phone: 92251

Rob Davis

Professor Emeritus
Civil Engineering E403
Internal Phone: 6381

David Elms

Professer Emeritus
Civil Engineering (Mechanical) E402
Internal Phone: 95315

Ian Wood

Professor Emeritus
Civil Engineering E402.1
Internal Phone: 6397

Alan Nicholson

Emeritus Professor
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E404
Internal Phone: 6233

Richard Fenwick

Adjunct Professor

Peter Moss

Retired Professor