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Holger Robert Maier

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide

Holger Maier is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering at the University of Adelaide and an Associate Editor of Environmental Modelling and Software. His research is focussed on developing improved techniques for the sustainable management of infrastructure and natural resources in an uncertain environment and includes elements of modelling, optimisation and decision support and he is currently the research leader of the Economics and Strategic Decisions research cluster of the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, as well as the leader of a project focussed on the development of a decision support system for the assessment of policy and planning investment options for optimal natural hazard mitigation.


  • –present
    Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Adelaide


  • 1996 
    The University of Adelaide, PhD


Biennial Medalist, International Environmental Modelling and Simulation Society; Fellow, Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand; Winner of Carrick Award for Australian University Teaching in Teaching Excellence (Physical Science and Related Categories); Tertiary Science Educator of the Year, South Australian Science Excellence Awards.