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Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research

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Project leader

Aaron Opdyke

The University of Sydney

Dr Aaron Opdyke is a Lecturer in Humanitarian Engineering in the School of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney. His research focuses on humanitarian response, disaster risk reduction, and climate change adaptation with expertise in sheltering and housing, participatory methods of understanding and managing risk, and systems approaches for sustainable development. He has worked with governments and organizations across the Asia-Pacific on resilient and sustainable infrastructure to address global development challenges. He is a previous USAID Humanitarian Shelter and Settlements Fellow (2017) and was named a New Face of Civil Engineering by the American Society of Civil Engineers (2021).