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

Alan Gordon

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

Olive Dalton

Systems Manager
Room: E212C, Civil/Mech Building
Internal Phone: 93153

Tutors

Kim Parrent

Senior Tutor
Civil & Natural Resources Engineering E320
Internal Phone: 94640

Roger Chen

Senior Tutor
Internal Phone: 90062

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

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
Fields of Research:
- Compartment fire modelling
- Fire dynamics
- Fire engineering

Gabriele Granello

Lecturer

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
Undergraduate Co-ordinator
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

Christopher McGann

Lecturer
3rd Pro Co-ordinator
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 ...

Daniel Nilsson

Professor in Fire Engineering

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
Fields of Research:
- Construction
- Project Management
- Cost Engineering
- Risk Management

Mark Stringer

Lecturer
Fields of Research:
- Liquefaction
- Undisturbed soil sampling
- New Zealand soils

Tim Sullivan

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

Daniel van der Walt

Lecturer, Construction Management

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

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

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

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

Shane Turner

Adjunct Senior Fellow

Andy Buchanan

Emeritus Professor of Timber Design

Rob Davis

Professor Emeritus

David Elms

Professer Emeritus

Ian Wood

Professor Emeritus

Alan Nicholson

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

Richard Fenwick

Adjunct Professor

Peter Moss

Retired Professor