Dr Daniel Smith

Dr. Smith has a PhD in Structural Engineering and is an Adj. Senior Research Fellow with the Cyclone Testing Station. Dr. Smith is also a consultant faculty member at the University of Florida and a research fellow of the Capacity Center for Climate and Weather Extremes (C3WE) within the National Centre for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO. His current work throughout the US, Australia and the South Pacific covers a wide range of topics including: structural engineering for natural hazards, post-event damage assessment, mobile weather station deployment in extreme wind events, mitigation for wind and water related damages, behavioural aspects of community preparedness and insurance loss analysis. Dr. Smith has authored 40+ technical publications/reports and given 50+ presentations/seminars related to tropical cyclone risk and vulnerability.