Deadly Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
Members of the media may directly contact the following experts:
Murat Saatcioglu (English)
University Research Chair in Earthquake Engineering and Full professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering.
Professor Saatcioglu is a structural engineer with expertise in earthquake resistant construction. He has contributed to seismic design practices in Canada and internationally. With his background in earthquake resistant structures, Professor Saatcioglu can analyze the reasons behind the devastation from a technical (engineering) perspective.
Nadia Abu-Zahra (English, French, Arabic)
Professor Abu-Zahra can provide insight into community organizing in a situation of crisis and how communities come together in moments of crisis, bringing their own solutions and mechanisms to survive, cope and thrive again.