Professor and Vice-Dean Graduate Studies

Department of Civil Engineering

Author Archives: Ioan NISTOR

Coastal communities at risk of tsunamis consider the merits of evacuating up By AINSLIE CRUICKSHANK StarMetro Vancouver, Sat., June 30, 2018 Ioan Nistor, a coastal and hydraulic engineer based at the University of Ottawa who studies tsunami impact on infrastructure, identified eight communities on Vancouver Island that were highly vulnerable to tsunamis, including Tofino, a [...]

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uOttawa’s Faculty of Engineering at the forefront of protecting Canada’s infrastructure Ottawa Business Journal aticle, June 24, 2018 From understanding the impact of road salt to preparing for “the Big One,” local researchers are helping to create more sustainable and resilient structures “A lot of the research that we do is focusing on the potential [...]

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2013 Featured on the Discovery Channel “Tsunamis” episode

2013 – Featured on the Discovery Channel “Tsunamis” episode with a presentation of the research conducted on tsunami impact on structures http://watch.discoverychannel.ca/#clip635343

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Rebuilding Japan: After the deluge, Nature, June 9, 2015

2012 – Following the March 2011 Tsunami in Japan, I was invited to comment on an article published in Nature http://www.nature.com/news/rebuilding-japan-after-the-deluge-1.10172

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2012 Interview CBC Le Tsunami après un an

2012 – Interview CBC Bernier et Cie; Le Tsunami après un an! http://www.radio-canada.ca/audio-video/pop.shtml#urlMedia=http://www.radio-canada.ca/Medianet/2012/CBOF/Bernieretcie201203120647.asx

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2011 Interviews

2011 – Following the March 2011 Tsunami in Japan, I was invited for three interviews in English (one) and French (two) at national radio stations (CBC) and TV stations (RDI and TVA) 2011 Interview RDI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lPlEPUCgMg

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Ioan NISTOR

University of Ottawa