21 Nov 2011

Our Changing World - Creating Waves

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:36 pm on 21 November 2011

After the devastating effects on Christchurch, we are all aware of the damage earthquakes can cause. But in New Zealand, a tsunami could be just as damaging. University of Auckland engineers Asaad Shamseldin and PhD student Reza Shafiei are creating waves in the lab to work out how safe our buildings are, if a tsunami hits. Ruth Beran goes to visit them.