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Yasir SyedNatural Hazard and Risk Scientist

Syed Yasir 4384


Risk Engineering

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  • PhD, Emergency Management
  • Master of Science, Computer Science
  • BS, Computer Science

Areas of expertise

  • Information Technology: Java programming
  • Information Technology: Database design
  • Information Technology: Application development
  • Information Technology: Database development
  • Information Technology: Web Based Development
  • Business Development: Emergency Management
  • Business Development: Natural Hazards Research
  • Engineering: Natural hazards assessment
  • Information Technology: GIS and other geotechnical software
  • Business Development: Software Design
  • Information Technology: Javascript
  • Business Development: Stakeholder engagement
  • Engineering: Natural Hazards Risk Assessment
  • Information Technology: Photoshop
  • Engineering: Risk assessment
  • Information Technology: MatLab
  • Engineering: Loss modelling
  • Information Technology: Machine Learning
  • Engineering: Infrastructure recovery modelling
  • Business Development: Impact Assessment
  • Information Technology: C/C++ programming
  • Business Development: Data Science
  • Business Development: Algorithms
  • Information Technology: Data Science
  • Business Development: Disaster Risk Management
  • Business Development: Geospatial analysis

Major Publications

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  • Scheele, F.R.; Syed, Y.I.; Hayes, J.L.; Paulik, R.; Inglis, S. 2023. Building inventory and vulnerability functions for risk modelling in New Zealand DOI: 10.21420/G34N-V958. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2023/08 42 p.
  • Syed, Y.I.; Uma, S.R., 2023. Recovery of critical infrastructure networks : a methodology to identify significant recovery factors for planning and decision-making DOI: 10.21420/118S-NZ82. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2023/32 27 p.
  • Syed, Y.I.; Uma, S.R.; Prasanna, R.; Wotherspoon, L. 2021. 'End to end' linkage structure for integrated impact assessment of infrastructure networks under natural hazards, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 54(2): p. 153-162. DOI: 10.5459/bnzsee.54.2.153-162. p. 153-162
  • Sadashiva, V.K.; Mowll, R.; Uma, S.R.; Lin, S.-L.; Heron, D.W.; Horspool, N.A.; Nayyerloo, M.; Williams, J.; Syed, Y.I.; Buxton, R.; King, A.B.; Lukovic, B.; Berryman, K.R.; Daly, M.C. 2021. Improving Wellington region’s resilience through integrated infrastructure resilience investments, Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering 54(2): p. 117-134. DOI: 10.5459/bnzsee.54.2.117-134. p. 117-134
  • Uma, S.R.; Syed, Y.I.; Karalliyadda, S.C.; Prasanna, R. 2020. Modelling interdependencies of critical infrastructure network recovery using a decision support system DOI: 10.21420/Y46F-GJ02. Lower Hutt, N.Z.: GNS Science. GNS Science report 2020/18 42 p.
  • Syed, Y.I.; Prasanna, R.; Uma, S.R.; Stock, K.; Blake, D. 2018. A design science based simulation framework for critical infrastructure interdependency, Proceedings of the Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Asia Pacific 2018 Conference : innovating for resilience : 5-7 November, Wellington, New Zealand : p. 516-524. p. 516-524
  • Syed, Y.I.; Uma, S.R.; Prasanna, R. 2018. A simulation framework to model interdependencies between electricity and road infrastructure networks, From Inangahua to Kaikoura and beyond : NZSEE Conference 2018, 13-15 April 2018, Auckland, New Zealand : Paper P2.18. Paper P2.18

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