Dr Athol J Carr is a visiting professor at the EERC

He has been Professor in the Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering at the University of Canterbury for almost three decades. His main field of research is Earthquake Engineering. Currently his research focuses on the effects of the Darfield Earthquake along with its aftershocks. Dr. Carr holds the position of Adjunct Professor at University of Iceland. He has given many graduate courses at EERC and visited Iceland numerous times.