Natural Hazards and Risk Modelling Research and Advisory Services

                Enterprises University of Pretoria deploys multi-disciplinary teams of experts that provide innovative research and advisory services. Most of our solutions are customised and draws on the latest best practice as informed by science and evidence.

                Our ability to engage with and solve current real-world challenges on a day-to-day basis makes us a business partner of choice - both locally and internationally.

                Core Competencies

                • Internationally recognised experts in hazard, vulnerability and risk analysis for natural catastrophes
                • Drawing on extensive skills in earthquake, mining catastrophe and meteorological risk modelling, ideally positioned to offer independent opinion and analysis on African and international natural perils
                • Assessment of the potential impact of hydraulic fracturing on seismic hazard and loss
                • Development and implementation of computer codes for hazard and loss assessments
                • Development of stochastic event sets for catastrophe modelling
                • Hail loss modelling
                • Maximum loss estimation for catastrophe modelling
                • Seismic hazard and loss estimation for buildings and critical infrastructures
                • Tsunami hazard and loss assessment

                Value Proposition

                Research and advisory services

                The ability to provide business-to-business solutions across the full life cycle of services from project conceptualisation to delivery and capacity building using scientific evidence as basis

                Specialised services

                We draw on the expertise of over 140 disciplines from nine faculties of the University of Pretoria. This enables us to deploy multi-faceted teams that provide customised and innovative solutions.

                Professional Memberships

                Samra Sanec Sarima