Dr. Tariq Maqsood
Senior Lecturer, Rmit University
About Dr. Tariq Maqsood
Dr Maqsood is a Senior Lecturer at RMIT University. Prior to joining the university in 2011, he was a structural engineer at Geoscience Australia. During the last 14 years Dr Maqsood has focused his research on vulnerability and risk assessment of built environment from natural hazards (earthquakes, floods, tsunami and volcanic ash). He has also been a part of several international initiatives, such as the Climate Resilient Honiara Project, Global Earthquake Model Project, the Greater Metro Manila Risk Assessment, the UNISDR Global Assessment Report and the Earthquake Risk Assessment in Pakistan. He has conducted numerous post-disaster surveys after damaging events (earthquakes, floods, cyclones, storm surges) in several countries. Currently he is leading a flood mitigation strategies development project within the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC.