Engineering expert on 6.3M Christchurch earthquake

Dr Peter Stafford is a New Zealander born in Christchurch now working as the Willis Research Fellow RCUK Fellow / Lecturer in Modelling Engineering Risk Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering Imperial College London.

He was born in Christchurch and has family and friends living in the city. He completed his undergraduate degree and his PhD at the University of Canterbury,

He prepared this commentary on yesterday’s earthquake: