Cyclone Testing Station Meet Our team Associate Professor Geoff Boughton

Associate Professor Geoff Boughton

Assoc. Prof. Geoff Boughton PhD, MEngSci, BE, FIEAust, CPEng

Geoff has a PhD in Structural Engineering for work on wind loads on housing. He is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers and a member of both the Australasian Wind Engineering Society and the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society. He is a member of a number of Australian Standards Committees including the committee for AS 1684, and the committees for the wind loadings standards, AS/NZS 1170.2 and AS 4055. Geoff has been involved in teams that have investigated damage to housing following extreme wind events throughout Australia and on other projects to evaluate and improve resilience in buildings.  He has contributed to training in response to natural disasters at AEMI and to disaster resistant construction in the Pacific rim.  Geoff is currently part of the team working on the North Queensland Strata Title Inspection Program, and other projects within the Pacific region.