Patrick has worked extensively in the delivery of digital business solutions, business analysis, and project management to a variety of businesses. He is currently studying a masters in Urban Planning and Design.
John joined the Cyclone Testing Station as a Research Fellow in December 1996, and was involved with carrying out research and testing in the Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel. He is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Science and Engineering, JCU.
Working in multiple industries based around building materials, Simon is experienced in all aspects of project management and quality assurance. At CTS Simon is mainly involved in providing testing services to the clients.
Dr. Smith's work covers a wide range of topics including: structural engineering for natural hazards, post-event damage assessment, mobile weather station deployment in extreme wind events, and insurance loss analysis.
Korah Parackal is a Structural Engineer focusing on progressive failures of roofing connections during windstorms. He brings this knowledge to the CRC project on retrofitting older houses to be more resilient to wind loads.
Geoff is currently an Adjunct in the College of Science and Engineering, JCU, and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers and a member of both the Australasian Wind Engineering Society and the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society.
Debbie works on projects to improve the resilience of buildings to severe winds and to investigate damage to buildings following extreme wind events. She is part of the North Queensland Strata Title Inspection Program.
Geeth has worked as a site engineer in Dubai, UAE and as a mechanical engineer for the Ceylon Electricity Board, Sri Lanka. Geeth's PhD is on “Wind Induced Internal Pressure Fluctuations In Industrial type Steel Buildings”.