HDR Graduates

Dr. Dianwei Gao

Graduated PhD 2019

"Impact Resistance and Energy Absorption of Chiral Lattic and Aluminium Foam"

Principal Supervisor: Doctor Chunwei Zhang
Co-Supervisor/s: Associate Professor Xinqun Zhu

Dr. Azadeh Noori Hoshyar

Graduated PhD 2019

"Computational Intelligence for Structural Health Monitoring"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisor/s: Doctor Ranjith Liyanapathirana

Dr. Saeed Nemati

Graduated PhD 2019

"Foam-filled Structural Panels Using Pneumatic Fabric Formwork for Rapidly Assembled Buildings"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisor/s:

Dr. Mina Mortazavi

Graduated PhD 2019

"Lateral Capacity and Seismic Characteristic of Hybrid Cold Formed and Hot Rolled Steel Systems"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisor/s: Doctor Pejman Sharafi

Dr. Fezeh Lotfi

Graduated PhD 2019

"The Low Energy Consumption Forward Osmosis Desalination Process"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisor/s: Doctor Dharma Hagare

Mr Ruizhi Jin

Graduated Research Master's 2019

"Numerical Study on the Multiphase Flow in the CAP Cyclone"

Principal Supervisor: Doctor Kejun Dong
Co-Supervisor/s: Associate Professor Ming Zhao

Dr. Zeshan Alam

Graduated PhD 2019

"Seismic Performance and Design Guides of Asymmetric Building Structures"

Principal Supervisor: Doctor Chunwei Zhang
Co-Supervisor/s: Professor Bijan Samali

Ms Farhana Noor

Graduated Research Master's 2019

"Comparison Between Quantile Regression Technique and Generalised Additive Model for Regional Flood Frequency Analysis"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Ataur Rahman
Co-Supervisor/s: Professor Sathaa Sathasivan

Dr. Rakul Bharatwaj Ramesh

Graduated PhD 2019

"Finite Element Model-Based Code Calibration for Design of Steel Fibre Reinforced Recycled Aggregate Concrete Beams"

Principal Supervisor: Doctor Won Hee Kang
Co-Supervisor/s: Doctor Olivia Mirza

Dr. Ehsan Hassanli

Graduated PhD 2019

"Flow Enhancement In and Around Buildings for Wind Energy Harvesting"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Ming Zhao
Co-Supervisor/s: Professor Bijan Samali

Dr. Paritosh Giri

Graduated PhD 2019

"Integrated Approaches for Non-Destructive Testing of Construction Materials and Structures"

Principal Supervisor: Professor Bijan Samali
Co-Supervisor/s: Associate Professor Xinqun Zhu

Dr. Richardson Joseph

Graduated PhD 2019

"Scale-dependent Fracture in Gradient Elastic Materials"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Baolin Wang
Co-Supervisor/s: Professor Bijan Samali

Dr. Farzaneh Tahmoorian Asgary Borrojerd

Graduated PhD 2019

"Application of Waste Material in Road Pavements"

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

Ms Yifang Cao

Graduated Research Master's 2018

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

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

Dr. Kwok Shing Wong

Graduated PhD 2018

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

Principal Supervisor: Professor Kenny Kwok
Co-Supervisor/s: Professor Vaughan Macefield

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-Supervisor/s:

Dr. Utsab Katwal

Graduated PhD 2018

"Advanced Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Frames"

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

Dr. Pooya Abtahi

Graduated PhD 2018

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

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

Dr. Saber Taghavipour

Graduated PhD 2018

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

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: Doctor Bal Krishna KC

Ms Zahra Esmati 

Graduated Research Master's 2017

"Microwave Antennas for Infrastructure Health Monitoring"

Principal Supervisor: Associate Professor Sergiy Kharkivskiy
Co-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s:  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-Supervisor/s:  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-Supervisor/s:  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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s: 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-Supervisor/s:
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-Supervisor/s:
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-Supervisor/s: Professor Vaughan Macefield, Professor Nigel Bond, Professor Darren Walton