Doctor Md Kamrul Hassan

Doctor Md Kamrul Hassan

Lecturer Fire Safety Engineering,
Dean's Unit, School of Eng, Design & Built Enviro.

Biography

Dr Md Kamrul Hassan is a Lecturer in Fire Safety Engineering at School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Western Sydney University. Dr Kamrul completed his PhD in Structural Engineering in January 2016, Western Sydney University, Australia; MSc degree in Civil and Structural Engineering in 2011 from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Malaysia and BSc degree in Civil Engineering in 2008 from Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET), Bangladesh. Dr Kamrul has around eight years of multi-disciplinary research and teaching experience in the fields of Fire Engineering, Post-fire behaviour of steel and concrete materials, Steel-concrete composite technology, Prefabricated composite structures, Sustainable building construction materials, Energy-efficient and fire-retardant materials, cladding material testing, Finite element modelling using ABAQUS, and FDS (Fire Dynamic Simulator) modelling.

After completing his PhD degree in 2016, he has been supervising 10 PhD Students, 25 Master students, and 14 Undergraduate students, as either principal supervisor or co-supervisor. Till now, four of his PhD students (Dr Utsab Katwal in 2018, Dr Richard Shuaibu in 2021, Dr Xingqing Wang in 2022 and Dr Md Jaynul Abden in 2022) completed their PhD degree successfully.  He is a full registered Principal Supervisor (Doctorate) in Graduate Supervisor Register at WSU. Dr Kamrul has published more than 70 research articles including Books, Journal articles, national and International Conference papers. He has experience to work on ARC and Industrial Partnership projects. He has been successfully secured five Industrial Fire Related Projects ($101,500).  Dr Kamrul led three international conferences in Australia & Bangladesh. He is a Leading Guest Editor for Sustainability - Open Access Journal: Sustainable development in prefabrication (JCR Q2; IF: 3.251) and Buildings journal. He is also a recognised reviewer for Elsevier, Springers, MDPI journals.  

 

This information has been contributed by Doctor Hassan.

Qualifications

  • PhD University of Western Sydney

Professional Memberships

  • MIEAust (2016 - 2021)
  • Associate Member, American Society of Civil Engineers (2017 - 2017)
  • Member, Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) (2021 - 2022)
  • Member, Steel Institute of Australia (2017 - 2021)
  • Member, Concrete Institute of Australia (2018 - 2021)
  • Australian Association for Steel-Concrete Composite Structures (2016 - 2021)

Awards

  • International Postgraduate Research Scholarship 2012-01-03
  • Australian Postgraduate Award 2012-01-03

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Dean's Unit, School of Eng, Design & Built Enviro.

Contact

Email: K.Hassan@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone:




(02) 47360 114
Mobile:
Location: Y.3.56
Penrith (Kingswood)

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Teaching

Previous Teaching Areas

  • 200470 Construction Technology 4 (Steel Construction), 2020
  • 200470 Construction Technology 4 (Steel Construction), 2021
  • 200472 Material Science in Construction, 2016
  • 200472 Material Science in Construction, 2017
  • 200502 Construction Technology 3 (Concrete Construction), 2021
  • 300040 Mechanics of Materials, 2016
  • 300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics, 2015
  • 300484 Engineering Thesis, 2018
  • 300597 Master Project 1, 2017
  • 300597 Master Project 1, 2018
  • 300597 Master Project 1, 2019
  • 300597 Master Project 1, 2020
  • 300598 Master Project 2, 2017
  • 300598 Master Project 2, 2019
  • 300598 Master Project 2, 2020
  • 300710 Fire Engineering 2 (Fire Models), 2021
  • 300732 Structural Analysis, 2018
  • 300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering, 2018
  • 300885 Building Regulations Studies, 2021
  • 300948 Fire Technology and Engineering Principles, 2017
  • 300963 Engineering Physics, 2014
  • 300963 Engineering Physics, 2015
  • 300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice, 2017
  • 300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice, 2018
  • 300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice, 2019
  • 300971 Engineering Project 1, 2018
  • 300971 Engineering Project 1, 2019
  • 300972 Engineering Project 2, 2019
  • 300988 Highway Infrastructure, 2019
  • 300989 Hydrogeology, 2018
  • 301006 Advanced Engineering Project 1, 2019
  • 301007 Advanced Engineering Project 2, 2019
  • 301048 Fire Engineering Science, 2016
  • 301048 Fire Engineering Science, 2018
  • 301048 Fire Engineering Science, 2020
  • 84782 Thesis 2, 2019
  • 84782 Thesis 2, 2020

Publications

Books

  • Hassan, M., Mashiri, F. and Tao, Z. (2022), 'Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structural Engineering Research (iCSER2022), 6th GCSTMR World Congress, 27-30 November 2022, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia', : Science, Technology and Management Crescent Australia 9780645669213.
  • Mashir, F., Hassan, M., Begum, M., Saha, S. and Ahsan, R. (2019), 'Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Engineering Research (iCSER2019), 4th GCSTMR World Congress, 19-22 January 2019, Dhaka, Bangladesh', : Science, Technology and Management Crest Australia 9780648268123.
  • Rahman, A., Hassan, M., Ilic, V. and Leo, C. (2018), 'Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Advancements in Engineering Education (iCAEED-2018), 03-06 December 2018, Sydney, Australia', : Science, Technology and Management Crest Australia 9780648014799.
  • Tao, Z., Mashiri, F. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Structural Engineering Research (iCSER2017), 20-22 November 2017, Sydney, Australia', : Science, Technology and Management Crest Australia 9780648014768.

Journal Articles

  • Nazrun, T., Hassan, M., Hossain, M., Ahmed, B., Hasnat, M. and Saha, S. (2024), 'Application of biopolymers as sustainable cladding materials : a review', Sustainability, vol 16, no 1 .
  • Ghannam, M. and Hassan, M. (2023), 'Analysis of axial and rotational restrained concrete-filled steel tube columns at elevated temperature', Engineering Structures, vol 278 .
  • Hassan, M., Saha, S. and Rahnamayiezekavat, P. (2023), 'Behaviour and design of innovative connections of prefabricated CFST columns under tension', Sustainability, vol 15, no 3 .
  • Farrell, K., Hassan, M., Hossain, M., Ahmed, B., Rahnamayiezekavat, P., Douglas, G. and Saha, S. (2023), 'Water mist fire suppression systems for building and industrial applications : issues and challenges', Fire, vol 6, no 2 .
  • Hassan, M., Hasnat, M., Loh, K., Hossain, M., Rahnamayiezekavat, P., Douglas, G. and Saha, S. (2023), 'Effect of interlayer materials on fire performance of laminated glass used in high-rise building : cone calorimeter testing', Fire, vol 6, no 3 .
  • Hasnat, M., Hassan, M. and Saha, S. (2023), 'Flame retardant polymer composite and recent inclusion of magnesium hydroxide filler material : a bibliometric analysis towards further study scope', Fire, vol 6, no 5 .
  • Hassan, M., Ahmed, B., Ram, A., Ghannam, M. and Saha, S. (2023), 'Experimental and numerical investigation on structural bolts under compression', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, vol 8 .
  • Hossain, M., Hassan, M., Saha, S., Yuen, C., Wang, C., George, L. and Wuhrer, R. (2023), 'Thermal and pyrolysis kinetics analysis of glass wool and XPS insulation materials used in high-rise buildings', Fire, vol 6, no 6 .
  • Hassan, M., Hameed, N., Hossain, M., Hasnat, M., Douglas, G., Pathirana, S., Rahnamayiezekavat, P. and Saha, S. (2023), 'Fire incidents, trends, and risk mitigation framework of electrical vehicle cars in Australia', Fire, vol 6, no 8 .
  • Hossain, M., Saha, S., Hassan, M., Yuen, C. and Wang, C. (2023), 'Establishing pyrolysis kinetics for fire modelling and thermal analysis of polymeric cladding materials used in high-rise buildings', Case Studies in Construction Materials, vol 19 .
  • Hossain, M., Saha, S., Hassan, M., Yuen, A., Wang, C., Hittini, W., George, L. and Wuhrer, R. (2022), 'Testing of aluminium composite panels in a cone calorimeter : a new specimen preparation method', Polymer Testing, vol 106 .
  • Hassan, M., Ahmed, B., Ram, A. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Behaviour and design of bolt-coupler connections under compression in prefabricated CFST columns', Sustainability, vol 14, no 19 .
  • Hassan, M., Hossain, M., Gilvonio, M., Rahnamayiezekavat, P., Douglas, G., Pathirana, S. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Numerical investigations on the influencing factors of rapid fire spread of flammable cladding in a high-rise building', Fire, vol 5, no 5 .
  • Hossain, M., Hassan, M., Akl, M., Pathirana, S., Rahnamayiezekavat, P., Douglas, G., Bhat, T. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Fire behaviour of insulation panels commonly used in high-rise buildings', Fire, vol 5, no 3 .
  • Hossain, M., Hassan, M., Yuen, A., He, Y., Saha, S. and Hittini, W. (2021), 'Flame behaviour, fire hazard and fire testing approach for lightweight composite claddings : a review', Journal of Structural Fire Engineering, vol 12, no 3 , pp 257 - 292.
  • Hassan, M., Mirza, O., Al Faily, F. and Dutt, R. (2021), 'Experimental and numerical investigation of cold-form steel wall frame panels with plasterboards under flexural loading', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, vol 6, no 3 .
  • Hassan, M., Sheikh, M. and Saha, S. (2021), 'Behaviour and design of prefabricated CFST stub columns with PCC connections under compression', Thin-Walled Structures, vol 166 .
  • Hassan, M., Subramanian, K., Saha, S. and Sheikh, M. (2021), 'Behaviour of prefabricated steel-concrete composite slabs with a novel interlocking system : numerical analysis', Engineering Structures, vol 245 .
  • Hassan, M., Islam, M., Dhital, P. and Karki, R. (2021), 'Experimental study on lightweight concrete made with expanded clay aggregate and lime', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, vol 6, no 3 .
  • Wang, X., Tao, Z. and Hassan, M. (2020), 'Post-fire behaviour of high-strength quenched and tempered steel under various heating conditions', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 164 .
  • Hassan, M., Tao, Z. and Katwal, U. (2020), 'Behaviour of through plate connections to concrete-filled stainless steel columns', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 171 .
  • Katwal, U., Tao, Z., Hassan, M., Uy, B. and Lam, D. (2020), 'Load sharing mechanism between shear studs and profiled steel sheeting in push tests', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 174 .
  • Hassan, M., Singh, K. and Kumar, R. (2020), 'Experimental study on prefabricated lightweight composite wall panels under flexural loading', Journal of Civil Engineering and Construction, vol 9, no 4 , pp 215 - 225.
  • Tao, Z., Wang, X., Hassan, M., Song, T. and Xie, L. (2019), 'Behaviour of three types of stainless steel after exposure to elevated temperatures', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 152 , pp 296 - 311.
  • Alim, M., Tao, Z., Hassan, M., Rahman, A., Wang, B., Zhang, C. and Samali, B. (2019), 'Is it time to embrace building integrated photovoltaics? : a review with particular focus on Australia', Solar Energy, vol 188 , pp 1118 - 1133.
  • Hassan, M. and Tajhya, S. (2019), 'Numerical investigation of modified splice plate beam-to-beam connections for prefabricated composite structure', International Journal of Engineering,Construction and Computing, vol 1, no 1 , pp 27 - 35.
  • Katwal, U., Tao, Z. and Hassan, M. (2018), 'Finite element modelling of steel-concrete composite beams with profiled steel sheeting', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 146, no 7 , pp 1 - 15.
  • Hannan, M., Hassan, M. and Jern, K. (2018), 'A review on sensors and systems in structural health monitoring : current issues and challenges', Smart Structures and Systems, vol 22, no 5 , pp 509 - 525.
  • Tao, Z., Cao, Y., Pan, Z. and Hassan, M. (2018), 'Compressive behaviour of geopolymer concrete-filled steel columns at ambient and elevated temperatures', International Journal of High-Rise Buildings, vol 7, no 4 , pp 327 - 342.
  • Tao, Z., Hassan, K., Song, T. and Han, L. (2017), 'Experimental study on blind bolted connections to concrete-filled stainless steel columns', Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol 128 , pp 825 - 838.
  • Li, R., Samali, B., Tao, Z. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Cyclic behaviour of composite joints with reduced beam sections', Engineering Structures, vol 136 , pp 329 - 344.
  • Katwal, U., Tao, Z., Hassan, M. and Wang, W. (2017), 'Simplified numerical modeling of axially loaded circular concrete-filled steel stub columns', Journal of Structural Engineering, vol 143, no 12 , pp 1 - 12.
  • Jamil, M., Hassan, M., Al-Mattarneh, H. and Zain, M. (2013), 'Concrete dielectric properties investigation using microwave nondestructive techniques', Materials and Structures, vol 46, no 1 , pp 77 - 87.
  • Hassan, M., Alam, M., Kaish, A. and Zain, M. (2011), 'Effective truss supporting technique to replace damage column of frame structure building', International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, vol 2, no 1 , pp 112 - 126.
  • Hassan, M., Zain, M. and Jamil, M. (2011), 'Finite element analysis of the effect of crack depth and crack opening on the girder', International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology,, vol 1, no 6 , pp 646 - 651.
  • Hassan, M., Zain, M., Hannan, M. and Jamil, M. (2010), 'Sensor placement technique and GUI System for monitoring the bridge girder', International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering, vol 1, no 3 , pp 583 - 590.

Conference Papers

  • Ghannam , M., Metwally, I. and Hassan, M. (2022), 'Axial load capacity of circular concrete filled double tube stiffened columns', International Conference on Structural Engineering Research, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Hassan, M., Ahmed, B., Ghannam, M. and Saha, S. (2022), 'Effect of bolt thread on ultimate capacity and failure mode of structural bolts under tension and compression', International Conference on Structural Engineering Research, Sydney, Australia.
  • Hassan, M., Bajracharya, N., Tao, Z., Pan, Z. and Rahme, D. (2019), 'Compressive behaviour of steel columns filled with cold-bonded lightweight aggregate concrete', International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures, Bradford, U.K..
  • Shuaibu, R., Tao, Z., Pan, Z., Hassan, M. and Zhou, J. (2018), 'Compressive behaviour of steel tubes filled with strain hardening cementitious composites', International Conference on Advances in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures, Valencia, Spain.
  • Tao, Z., Katwal, U., Hassan, M. and Wang, W. (2018), 'Simplified numerical modelling of rectangular concrete-filled steel columns, beams and beam-columns', International Conference on Advances in Steel-Concrete Composite Structures, Valencia, Spain.
  • Tao, Z., Katwal, U. and Hassan, M. (2018), 'Simplified nonlinear analysis of steel-concrete composite frames', International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures, Perth, W.A..
  • Katwal, U., Tao, Z. and Hassan, M. (2018), 'Finite element modelling of steel-concrete composite beams with profiled steel sheeting', International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures, Perth, W.A..
  • Hassan, M., Tao, Z., Song, T. and Han, L. (2017), 'Effects of floor slabs on the structural performance of blind-bolted composite joints', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Perth, W.A..
  • Katwal, U., Tao, Z., Hassan, M. and Wang, W. (2017), 'Simplified numerical modelling of circular concrete-filled steel tubular stub columns', Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, Perth, W.A..
  • Failey, F., Dutt, R., Mirza, O. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Experimental study of cold-formed steel section for wall panel', International Conference on Engineering Research and Practice, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Dutt, R., Failey, F., Mirza, O. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Parametric investigation of cold-formed steel section for wall panel', International Conference on Engineering Research and Practice, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Saha, S., Hassan, M. and Douglas, G. (2017), 'Global mobility experience of outbound construction management students : the case of Western Sydney University', Australasian Universities Building Education Association. Conference, RMIT University.
  • Saha, S., Hagare, D., Zhou, J. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Comparison of cooling and heating requirements between brick veneer and fibro cement walling system', International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, Valencia, Spain.
  • Mirza, O., Hassan, M., Pham, T., Assaf, E. and Stanshall, G. (2017), 'The effect of wheel loading on a railway bridge', Australian Small Bridges Conference, Surfers Paradise, Qld..
  • Hennessy, M., Mirza, O. and Hassan, M. (2017), 'Numerical investigation of composite steel and precast reinforced concrete transom for Sydney Harbour Bridge under static loading', International Conference on Structural Engineering Research, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Tao, Z., Hassan, M., Song, T. and Han, L. (2016), 'Behaviour of hybrid stainless-carbon steel composite beam-column joints with blind bolts', International Symposium on Structural Engineering, Beijing, China.
  • Hassan, M., Tao, Z., Mirza, O., Song, T. and Han, L. (2014), 'Finite element analysis of steel beam-CFST column joints with blind bolts', Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Auckland, N.Z..
  • Hassan, M., Tao, Z. and Uy, B. (2013), 'Effects of binding bars on the integrity of end plate connections to concrete-filled steel tubular columns', Pacific Structural Steel Conference, Singapore.

Dr. Kamrul has a significant experience on fire and structural engineering. Dr. Kamrul is interested to do more research into the following topics.

  • Energy efficient fire-rated cladding materials.
  • Sustainable fire rated cladding systems
  • Fire behaviour of modern cladding systems
  • External fire spread of multi-storey buildings
  • Fire behaviour investigation using FDS modelling
  • Fire behaviour of steel and concrete structures
  • Fire behaviour of prefabricated composite structures
  • Fire performance of RC, steel and composite structures.
  • Prefabricated steel-concrete composite structures (columns, beams, slabs and frame).
  • Prefabricated lightweight structures with cold-form steel wall panels.
  • Cost-benefit analysis of prefabricated structures and components.
  • Sustainable building material development
  • Finite element modelling using ABAQUS.
  • FDS (Fire Dynamic Simulator) modelling.

I am currently available to supervise MPhil and PhD students as Principal Supervisor.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Hassan.

Previous Projects

Title: Fire Safety of Columnform Columns in the New Clinical Building, Cabrini Hospital Malvern
Funder:
  • Stairform Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Md Kamrul Hassan
Years: 2018-09-17 - 2018-10-17
ID: P00025314
Title: Fire rating for structural capacity of cable tray brackets in modular cold-form rolled system
Funder:
  • Sayfa Systems Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Md Kamrul Hassan and Swapan Saha
Years: 2020-09-16 - 2021-03-16
ID: P00026800

Supervision

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Analysis of Fire Performance and Smoke Toxicity of Fire Retardant Lightweight Cladding System Using Reduced Scale Approach
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Development of Hydrophobic Agents to Improve Performance and Durability of Tailings-Based Aggregates, Pavement, and Concrete
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Development of Spray-Applied Fire-Resistive Materials and Concrete
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Fire performance of geopolymer concrete-filled steel columns
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Development of Robust High Strength Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Column (HSCFST) Systems
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Analysis and Design of Rectangular Concrete-Filled Steel Tubular Members by Considering Size Effect
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Behaviour and Design of Sustainable Prefabricated Concrete Filled Steel Tubular Columns Using Waste Materials
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Development of Energy Efficient Non-combustible Composite Cladding Panels for Sustainable High-Rise Building
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Development of Novel Form-Stable Composite Phase Change Materials and Integration in Building for Thermal Regulation
Field of Research: Civil Engineering
Thesis Title: Stress-Strain Models of High Performance Steels and Concrete after Exposure to Elevated Temperatures
Field of Research: Structural Engineering; Fire Technology
Thesis Title: Advanced Analysis of Steel-Concrete Composite Frames
Field of Research: Structural Engineering; Materials Engineering
Thesis Title: Material Behaviour and Structural Applications of Cost-Effective Strain Hardening Cementitious Composites
Field of Research: Materials Engineering

Media

Title: Guest Editor, Special Issue on Sustainable Development In Prefabrication
Description: Guest Editor, Special Issue on Sustainable Development In Prefabrication
Title: Using new materials for greater strength
Description: Using new materials for greater strength

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