Dr. Tobias Smith
Tobias completed a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering in2006 and a Masters degree in 2008 specializing in cost and construction time of multi-storey timber buildings. Following a period of work as a structural engineer in Genova, Italy, Tobias returned to New Zealand to undertake a Doctorate degree in Civil Engineering.
Although timber structures have remained to focus of his research, Tobias also has experience in steel and concrete seismic design. He is the author or co-author of over 30 published papers looking at subjects such as seismic design, dynamic structural assessment and structural health monitoring.