HDR Graduates

Dr. Farzaneh Tahmoorian Asgary Borrojerd

Graduated PhD 2019

"Application of Waste Material in Road Pavements"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors: Professor Chin Leo, Associate Professor Samanthika Liyanapathirana, Associate Professor Vivian Tam

Dr. Pooya Abtahi

Graduated PhD 2018

"Energy Dissipating Facade Systems Designed to Reduce Structural Response during Earthquakes"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Won Hee Kang, Doctor Olivia Mirza

Dr. Utsab Katwal

Graduated PhD 2018

"Advanced Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Frames"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors: Dr MD Kamrul Hassan, Dr Tian Yi Song

Dr. Graeme James McKenzie

Graduated PhD 2018

"Design Criteria for Blast Loadings in the Australia Environment with Special Reference to Controlled and Uncontrolled Demolitions Implosions"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors:

Dr. Kwok Shing Wong

Graduated PhD 2018

"Effects of Low-Frequency, Low-Acceleration Motion on Manual Task Performance"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Kenny Kwok
Co-Supervisors: Professor Vaughan Macefield

Dr. Yifang Cao

Graduated Research Masters 2018

"Fire-Resistant Geopolymer Concrete and its Application in Concrete Filled Steel Tubes"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Zhu Pan, Dr Richard Wuhrer

Dr. Saber Taghavipour

Graduated PhD 2018

"Characterisation of Concrete Materials Using Non-Destructive Wave-Propagation Testing Techniques"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisors: Professor Bijan Samali, Doctor Won Hee Kang, Doctor Olivia Mirza

Dr. Rui Li

Graduated PhD 2018

"Seismic properties of jooints composed of CFST columns and RBS composite beams"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors: Professor Zhong Tao

Dr. Rathnayake Mudiyanselage Dileepa Nuwan Rathnayake

Graduated PhD 2017

"Evaluating Sewer Corrosion Control Options Using a Novel Laboratory Scale Sewer System"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Sathaa Sathasivan
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Bal Krishna Kc

Ms Zahra Esmati 

Graduated Research Masters 2017

"Microwave Antennas for Infrastructure Health Monitoring"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisors: Professor Bijan Samali

Dr. Xin Yu 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Concrete Made with Steel Slag and Waste Glass and its Application in Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Columns"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Fedelis Mashiri, Doctor Tian Yi Song, Doctor Zhu Pan

Dr. Mahdi Moosa Zadeh 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Novel Ultra Wideband Antennas for Microwave Imaging Applications"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisors: Professor Bijan Samali

Dr. Parveen Khanehzaei 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Effects of Thermal and Seepage Actions on Seismic Response of Roller Compacted Concrete Dams"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors:  Doctor Chunwei Zhang

Dr. Md Ashraful Islam 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Advanced Microwave Embedded Sensors for Infrastructure Health Monitoring"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisors:  Associate Professor Samanthika Liyanapathirana

Dr. Devaka Manoj Abeysing Jayawardana Yapa 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Wireless Sensor System for Infrastructure Health Monitoring"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisors:  Associate Professor Samanthika Liyanapathirana, Doctor Xinqun Zhu

Dr. Shamila Salek 

Graduated PhD 2017

"Mechanical, Structural and Microstructural Investigations of a Novel Concrete for Special Structural Applications"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Richard Wuhrer, Doctor Georgius Adam

Dr. Md Kamrul Hassan 

Graduated PhD 2016

"Behaviour of Hybrid Stainless-Carbon Steel Composite Beam-Column Joints"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors: Doctor Olivia Mirza, Doctor Tianyi Song

Dr. Mohammad Yousuf 

Graduated PhD 2015

"Static and Impact Behaviour of Hollow and Concrete Filled Steel Columns"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors: Associate Professor Fidelis Mashiri, Professor Brian Uy

Dr. Brendan James Kirkland 

Graduated PhD 2015

"Behaviour and Design of Composite Steel-Concrete Beams Subject to Flexure and Axial Load"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors:
Doctor Olivia Mirza, Professor Brian Uy

Dr. Mohamed Adel Nabeeh Abdelaziz Ghannam 

Graduated PhD 2015

"Behaviour of Concrete-Filled Stainless Steel Columns Under Fire Conditions"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Zhong Tao
Co-Supervisors:
Associate Professor Fidelis Mashiri, Doctor Tian Yi Song

Dr. Steven Lamb 

Graduated PhD 2013

“The Effect of Wind-Induced Tall Building Motion on Occupant Comfort, Wellbeing and Work Performance”

Principal Supervisor: Professor Kenny Kwok
Co-Supervisors: Professor Vaughan Macefield, Professor Nigel Bond, Professor Darren Walton