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Honorary Professor of Tsunami Research, PANGEA Research Centre, UNSW Australia, UNSW Sydney

I am Honorary Professor of tsunami research at UNSW Australia. I have worked on natural hazards such as tsunamis, earthquakes, cyclones (and hurricanes), volcanic eruptions, river floods, glacial outbursts, fires, and landslides in Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand, Japan, Chile, Mexico, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Samoa, Hawaii, US Pacific Northwest, Canada, UK, France, Greece, Belize, and Wallis and Futuna to name a few.

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  • –present
    Professor of Tsunami Research, University of New South Wales


  • 1993 
    University of Western Ontario, PhD in Marine Sciences

Research Areas

  • Natural Hazards (040604)