Research Higher Degree Students


Yousef Abu-Zidan

PhD Thesis Title

Wind Analysis of Tall Buildings using Computational Fluid Dynamics Techniques

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Dr Damith Mohotti

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Structural), The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE

Email

Location

D402 Engineering Block D



Debaditya Acharya

PhD Thesis Title

Evaluation and fusion of sensor technologies for mapping, localization and navigation in GPS-denied environments

Supervisor

Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

Prof Stephan Winter

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India

Master of Technology in Geoinformatics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Email

Location

Room B310, Building 175



Alessandra Akemi Yokota

PhD Thesis Title

A full cost benefit analysis for mass customised prefabricated houses in Australia

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Prof Masa Noguchi

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Energy Efficiency Group)

Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Construction Management), University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

Bachelor of Architecture and Urbanism, State University of Londrina, Londrina, Brazil

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Location

C322, Building 174



Venkata Radha Akuraju

PhD Thesis Title

Estimation of root-zone soil moisture using evapotranspiration

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Dr Biju George

Asst Prof Youngryel Ryu (Seoul National University)

Dr Kithsiri Bandara Dassanayake

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

M.Tech, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University

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Location

B404



Farzad Aghakarim Alamdara

PhD Thesis Title

Supporting Natural Disaster Management Utilizing Timely Information

Supervisor

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

MSc in GIS Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran

BSc in Geomatics Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Mitko Aleksandrov

PhD Thesis Title

Development of 3D cadastre on mobile platforms

Supervisors

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

MSc in Geoinformatics, GRF University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

BSc in Geoinformatics and geodesy, GRF University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Abdullah N Alhawsawi

PhD Thesis Title

Understanding of crowd dynamics for built environment and complex

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Prof Majid Sarvi

Qualifications

MSc, Computer Science, Oklahoma City University / USA

BSc, Computer Science and Information System, Oklahoma City University, USA

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163), Desk 5



Khalid Aljohani

PhD Thesis Title

Investigating Sprawl of Logistics Facilities in Melbourne: An Analytical Evaluation and Proposal of Optimum Solutions to Bring Logistics back into Urban Areas

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Engineering Management, RMIT University, 2009

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Missouri, 2004

Email

Location

Desk 5, C305, Block C Engineering Building



Silwati Al Womera

PhD Thesis Title

Investigation And Comparison Of The Roles Of Flood Recharge And Diffuse Recharge From Rainfall In Supplying Water To Unconfined Aquifers In Victoria

Supervisor

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Justin Costelloe

Dr Tim Peterson

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Water Resources Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Water Resources Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

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Location

D312



Anita Amirsardari

PhD Thesis Title

Assessing the seismic resilience of potentially vulnerable structures in Australia

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Helen Goldsworthy

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Environments (Civil Systems), University of Melbourne

Master of Engineering (Civil), University of Melbourne

Email

Location

B404



Mostafa Asadi

PhD Thesis Title

Study Of Methane Oxidation In Various Types Of Landfill Covers To Reduce Greenhouse Emissions: An Australian Perspective

Supervisor

Dr Samuel Yuen

Prof Jean Bogner

Prof Deli Chen

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Civil engineering

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Location

B204a



Behnam Atazadeh

PhD Thesis Title

Enrichment of BIM for Land Administration

Supervisor

Dr Saeid Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geomatics Engineering, University of Tabriz, Iran, 2009

Masters of Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) Engineering, K.N.Toosi University, Iran, 2012

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Location

CSDILA, C416



Katayoon Bahramian

PhD Thesis Title

Flood Forecasting

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

MSc (Natural Disaster Management), The University of Tehran

Bsc (Water Resources Engineering), The University of Tehran

Email

Location

D402



Narayan Nanda Baidya

PhD Thesis Title

Time Dependent Deformations Of High Strength Concrete Filled Steel Tube Columns In Tall Buildings

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Engineering Science (Civil)

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Location

B310



Amir Behroozi

Supervisor

Dr Meenakshi Arora

Prof Tim Fletcher

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

MSc, Environmental Engineering - Water Resources, University of Tehran, Iran, 2013

BSc, Civil Engineering, Azad University Central Tehran Branch, Iran, 2010

Email

Location

D419, Building 176



Dac Khuong Bui

PhD Thesis Title

Predicting Energy consumption by Artificial Intelligent for Prefabricated Building

Supervisor

Dr Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Science in Construction Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Email

Location

B404, Building 175



Judy Bush

PhD Thesis Title

Urban greenery and policy: maximising urban greenery to address climate change and urban heat island effect using policy and communication

One of 5 PhDs being undertaken as part of Low Carbon Living CRC project on Urban Micro-climates.

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Dr Dominique Hes

Discipline

Civil/Environmental

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) University of Melbourne

MA (Env St) University of Melbourne

Email

Location

Lincoln Square Sth



Nuttaphon Boonyarangkavorn

Master of Engineering Science (Civil) Thesis Title

Control strategies for hybrid ventilation of office buildings

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Dr Dominique Hes

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Masters of Energy Studies

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

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Location

D322



Adrian Cervantes Servin

PhD Thesis Title

Pesticide Pollution from Agriculture in Groundwater Dependent Wetlands

Supervisor

Dr Meenakshi Arora

Dr Vincent James Pettrigrove

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

Master of Sciences in Environmental Engineering, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Mexico

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo, Mexico

Email

Location

D402, Building 176



Hao Chen

PhD Thesis Title

Geo-referencing Place from Natural Language Descriptions

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Maria Vasardani

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geographic Information System, Wuhan University, China

Master of Spatial Information Science, University of Melbourne, Australia

Email

Location

Room B310, Building 175



Lisa Cheong

PhD Thesis Title

Visualization Of Uncertainty For Decision-Making In Bushfire And Disaster Management

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Prof Matt Duckham

Assoc Prof Kevin Tolhurst

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Information Technology, The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Arts (GIS, Ancient History), The University of Queensland

Master of Applied Science (Geospatial Information), RMIT University

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, RMIT University

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Location

C401



Philip Christopher

PhD Thesis Title

Total Cost Analysis Of Renewable Distributed Power Generation

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Bachelor Civil Engineering with Honours, University of Melbourne, 2010

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Location

C322



Chih-Chung Chou

PhD Thesis Title

Applying Large-Scale Land Surface Modelling Guided by Multiple Satellite Remote Sensing Data to Water Resource Management

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Prof Hector Malano

Dr Min-Hui Lo

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Master of Environmental Science and Engineering, Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan

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Location

B404



Glen Currie

PhD Thesis Title

Enabling the use of data to optimise the low voltage electricity grid and provide opportunities for new technologies and services

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Colin Duffield

Prof Iven Mareels

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MBA (International), University of New England

Batchelor Engineering (Agricultural), University of Melbourne

Email

Location

Room B210, Building 175



Rahul Deb Das

PhD Thesis Title

An Intelligent Smart-phone based Mobility Survey for Travel Demand Modeling

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Nicole Ronald

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Mining Engineering, Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur, India

Master of Technology in Geoinformatics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

Email

Location

D402



David Dettrick

PhD Thesis Title

Soil Gas Transport in Multiphase Materials for Prediction of Acid Mine Drainage

Supervisor

Dr Sam Yuen

Dr Justin Costelloe

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

MSc (Env Sci), University of Tasmania

BEng (Civil/Environmental), Monash University

Email

david.dettrick@earthsystems.com.au

Location

External



Shanker Dhakal

PhD Thesis Title

Transfer Structures in High-Rise Buildings: New Approach of Modelling and Seismic Assessment

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MSc in Structural Engineering

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Chinthaka Muditha Dissanayake

PhD Thesis Title

Mitigating Human Elephant Conflict Through An Engineering Approach

Supervisor

Dr Malka Halgamuge

Assoc Prof Peter Farrell

Prof Ramamohanarao Kotagiri

Prof William Moran

Prof Andrew Western

Discipline

Civil Engineering, Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Engineering (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

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Location

B204a



Priyaga Fernando

PhD Thesis Title

Mathematical modeling of coupled nitrification-denitrification in hyporheic zone: Fate and transport of biogeochemical aspects

Supervisor

Prof Michael Stewardson

Dr Meenakshi Arora

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

BSc. Engineering specialized in Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (First Class Honours)

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Location

D419, Building 176



Keirnan Fowler

PhD Thesis Title

Re-thinking approaches for predicting hydrological response to climate change

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Supervisors

Dr Murray Peel

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Lu Zhang

Qualifications

(BSc/Masters): BE (Environmental) University of Melbourne, 2006

BSci University of Melbourne, 2006

CPEng, 2013

Email

Location

D419



Ganesharajah Ganadhiepan

PhD Thesis Title

Computational Modelling of Bone Fracture Healing with Large Defects

Supervisor

Dr Lihai Zhang

Prof Priyan Mendis

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc. Eng (Hons) in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Email

Location

D402, Building 176



Abdallah Ghazlan

PhD Thesis Title

Extreme Loading of Bio-Inspired Facade Systems

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Supervisors

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Qualifications

Bachelor of Information Systems, Latrobe University

Master of Engineering (Structural), University of Melbourne

Email

Location

B204a



Smriti Ghimire

PhD Thesis Title

Computational modelling of angiogenesis in bone fracture healing

Supervisor

Dr Lihai Zhang

Assoc Prof Martin Richardson

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Masters in Geotechnical Engineering from IOE Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2013

Bachelors in Civil Engineering from IOE Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2011

Email

Location

B404



Siddhesh M Godbole

PhD Thesis Title

Energy Dissipation in prefabricated construction for improvements in seismic response behaviour

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

B.Tech (Civil Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)

M.Tech (Applied Mechanics), Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras)

Email

Location

CDMPS 4th Floor, Building 163



Nigel Goodman

PhD Thesis Title

Evaluating personal exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urban microenvironments

Supervisor

Prof Anne Steinemann

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc LaTrobe University

BSc (Hons) University of Melbourne

M.Eng (Environmental) University of Melbourne

Email

Location

Room C305, Building 174



Ged Griffin

PhD Thesis Title

Next Generation Emergency Management

Discipline

Geomatics

Supervisors

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Qualifications

Master of Arts (Police Practice), Charles Sturt University, 2008

Graduate Certificate in Management, Victoria Police, 2006

Master of Professional Education and Training, Deakin University 2003

Graduate Certificate Arts (Criminal Intelligence), Charles Sturt University, 2001

Email

Location

External



Fuqiang Gu

PhD Thesis Title

Accurate and Reliable Indoor Localization and Navigation Using Landmark Graphs

Discipline

Geomatics

Supervisors

Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

Assoc Prof Rui Zhang

Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Computer Science), China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 2013, China

Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering), China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), 2010, China

Email

Location

Room B410



Tharaka Gunawardena

PhD Thesis Title

Innovative Prefabricated Modular Structures

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Dr Robert Crawford

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

BSc (Eng) Hons - Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Email

Location

C305



Surabhi Gupta

PhD Thesis Title

Interaction of people ion traffic with autonomous vehicles

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Technology in Geoinformatics, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur

Email

Location

D402, Building 176



Milad Haghani

PhD Thesis Title

Human decision making behaviour during emergency escapes from crowded built environments

Supervisor

Prof Majid Sarvi

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Civil Engineering (Traffic and Transport Engineering), Sharif University of Technology (SUT)

Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Bldg 163



Ania Hampton

PhD Thesis Title

Environmental Performance of Buildings

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Discipline

Civil Engieering, Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

BE(Mech) 2003, University of Melbourne

Email

Location

External



Lloyd Harrington

PhD Thesis Title

Prediction Of Energy Consumption Of Refrigerators During Use

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)

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Location

External



Roozbeh Hasanzadeh Nafari

PhD Thesis Title

Pre-Disaster Flood Damage Assessment in Urban Areas

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Prof Priyan Mendis

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Science in Civil Engineering for Risk Mitigation from Politecnico di Milano University, Milan, Italy

Bachelor in Civil Engineering-Hydraulic Structures from Abbaspour College of Technology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Azmir Hasnur-Rabiain

PhD Thesis Title

GNSS And Inertial Sensors: Optimizing Sensor Fusion For UAV/LIDAR Application

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Dr Mark Morelande

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geomatic Eng

Masters of Geomatic Eng (Research)

Email

Location

B410



Maryam Hedayati

PhD Thesis Title

Investigating the Mechanical Properties of Fibre Reinforced Concretes

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc Amirkabir University of Technology

Masters, Amirkabir University of Technology

Email

Location

Room B404



Hanxian Ho

PhD Thesis Title

Shape Recognition in Mobile LiDAR Point Clouds

Supervisor

Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

Prof Stephan Winter

Prof Clive Fraser

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Remote Sensing Science and Technology, Wuhan University, China

Master of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Peking University, China

Email

Location

B310, Building 175



Ryan Hoult

PhD Thesis Title

Seismic Performance and Design Philosophy of Insitu and Precast Reinforced Concrete Walls and Cores in Australia

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Helen Goldsworthy

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), 2011, The University of Melbourne

Masters of Engineering (Structures), 2012, The University of Melbourne

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Location

B404



Kuo-Chih Hung

PhD Thesis Title

Integration of Real-time geospatial services in Disaster Management

Supervisor

Dr Saeid Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Geography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Master of Science in Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

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Location

CSDILA



Linden Jensen-Page

PhD Thesis Title

Detailed 3D computer simulation of direct geothermal ground heat exchangers

Supervisor

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Prof Ian Johnston

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc in Civil Systems, The University of Melbourne, Australia

MSE in Civil Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Email

Location

B204a



Hui Jiang

PhD Thesis Title

Fracture Of Glass Panels Subject To Static And Impulsive Loadings

Supervisor

Dr Lihai Zhang

Prof Nelson Lam

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

B.Eng in Civil engineering from the Nanjing University of Technology

MSc in Civil Engineering (Structural) from the University of Melbourne

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Location

C305



Naveen Joseph

PhD Thesis Title

Evaluating the impact of irrigation development on the Indian Monsoon system

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Prof Hector Malano

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

M.Tech in Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai

B.Tech in Civil Engineering, Thangal Kunju Musaliar College of Engineering, Kerala

Email

Location

B404



Lakmali Kankanamge

PhD Thesis Title

An Integrated Framework for Flood Damage Assessment of Buildings

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

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Location

Engineering Block B, B310



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Alireza Kashian

PhD Thesis Title

Building a bridge between authoritative and crowd-sourced geodata (i.e. VGI)

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Kai-Florian Richter

Discipline

Geomatics

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Arash Kaviani Arani

PhD Thesis Title

Planning and Managing Transport Systems for Extreme Events Through Spatial Enablement

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Discipline

Geomatics, Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Geographic Information Technologies, The University of Melbourne, 2014

Bachelor of Computer Engineering (Software), Sheikhbahaee University, Iran, 2008

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Sina Khatami

PhD Thesis Title

Improving Conceptual Hydrological Models

Supervisor

Dr Murray Peel

Dr Tim Peterson

Prof Andrew Western

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology & Water Resources

Qualifications

MSc, Water Resources Engineering, Lund University, Sweden, 2013

BSc, Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, 2010

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Location

D419



Junchul Kim

PhD Thesis Title

A Semantical-Geometrical Model and Smart Interpreter for improved integration of human knowledge into spatial databases

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Maria Vasardani

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Geographic Information Engineering(GIS)

Bachelor of Geoinformatic Engineering (GIS)

Bachelor of Computer Science

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Location

B310



Danuta Kucharska

PhD Thesis Title

Understanding Hydrogeomorphic Interactions in a Multiple-Channel Floodplain: A Cooper Creek Case Study

Supervisor

Prof Michael Stewardson

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Dr Justin Costelloe

Dr Neil Sims (CSIRO)

Prof Gini Lee

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) Hons 1

Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) Hons 1

Master of Business Administration (Technology Management)

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Location

D419



Ilsa Kuiper

PhD Thesis Title

Aligning the procurement framework for public built environment projects, building information modelling and built environment information management

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Dr Donald Charrett

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

LLB, UNSW

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Science (Geology), University of Melbourne

Email

Location

D419, Bldg. 176



Aiswarya Kunnath Poovakka

PhD Thesis Title

Water Resource Assessment in Large Basins Using Land Surface Modelling and Remotely Sensed Observations

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Dr Biju George

Dr Luigi Renzullo

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

B-Tech in Agricultural Engineering, Kerala Agricultural University

M-Tech in Geoinformatics and Natural Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

Email

Location

B404



Ian Lawrie

Masters Thesis Title

Making the Connection: New Approaches to the Public Transport Interchange

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, University of Melbourne 1997

Post Graduate Diploma Urban Planning, University of Melbourne 1998

Email

Location

External



Santa Maiti

PhD Thesis Title

Sharing Resource in Intelligent Transport

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Nicole Ronald

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Science (by Research) in School of Information Tecnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Email

Location

B310, Building 175



Enayat Moallemi

PhD Thesis Title

Coupling Transition Theories with Simulation Modelling: A Case Study of Indian Renewable Power

Supervisor

Dr Biju George

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Prof John Mark Webb

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

BSc, Industrial and System Engineering / Amirkabir University of Technology

MSc, Industrial and System Engineering / Amirkabir University of Technology

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Location

D422



Farhad Laylavi

PhD Thesis Title

Crowdsourced Geographic Information for Emergency Response

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Urban Planning

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Yan Li

PhD Thesis Title

Sensor Integration for Indoor Navigation

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Engineering, University of Technology, Sydney, 2014

Bachelor of Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University,Shaanxi, China, 2011

Email

Location

B410, Building 175



Yan Li

PhD Thesis Title

A real-time computer vision system for road pavement detection

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Prof Majid Sarvi

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of GIS, Wuhan University

Bachelor of Finance, Wuhan University

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Steven Linforth

PhD Thesis Title

Structural applications of auxetic geometries in buildings

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Dr Jonathan Phuong Tran

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Civil), University of Melbourne

Master of Engineering (Structural), University of Melbourne

Email

Location

B204a, Bldg. 175



Shuci Liu

PhD Thesis Title

Predicting water quality at catchment scale-learning from two decades monitoring data

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Angus Webb

Dr Anna Lintern

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

BSc, Environmental Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, 2009

MSc, Mining Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, 2012

MSc, Master of Engineering (Environmental), the University of Melbourne, Australia, 2015

Email

Location

Building 175, Room B404



Qi Lu

Research Topic

Geothermal Energy

Supervisor

Prof Ian Johnston

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering, Melbourne University

Email

Location

B204a



Yin-Yu Lu (Louie)

PhD Thesis Title

Target-Less Orientation Of Images In Close-Range Photogrammetry

Supervisor

Prof Clive Fraser

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Computer Science and Information Engineering

Master of Computer Science and Information Engineering

Email

luyinyu@gmail.com

Location

C501 Penthouse



Mohamed Mafas

PhD Thesis Title

Development and Optimisation of Low Carbon, Affordable, Medium-rise Modular Structural System using Innovative Connections

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc ( First Class Honours) in Civil Engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Email

Location

CDMPS, Building 163



Soroush Maghsoudi

PhD Thesis Title

Quantification of Design Innovation for Infrastructure Projects

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Dr Peter Raisbeck

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bsc in Civil Engineering, MSc in Urban and Regional Planning, MEng in Project Management

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Location

C501 Penthouse



Nikolas Makasis

PhD Thesis Title

Geotechnical Design for Energy Foundations

Supervisor

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)

Qualifications

MSc in Computing Science (Imperial College London)

MEng in Civil and Environmental Engineering (Imperial College London)

Email

Location

B204a



Alireza Mehdipanah

PhD Thesis Title

Tall buildings featuring a transfer plate in an earthquake

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran

Master of Science in Structural Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran

Email

Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Olga Mikhaylova

PhD Thesis Title

Performance of Ground Loops in Direct Geothermal Energy Applications

Supervisor

Prof Ian Johnston

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering (Civil)

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Location

Engineering Block B, B204A



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Abbas Mohammadi

PhD Thesis Title

Streamflow Modelling in Anastomosing Rivers of Arid Regions

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Dr Justin Costelloe

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

MSc. Environmental and Water Resources Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

BSc. Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

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Location

B404



Chinchu Mohan

PhD Thesis Title

Evaluation of connectivity between groundwater abstraction and groundwater system

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Yongping Wei

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Madan Kumar Jha (Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur)

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

Master of Technology in Land and Water Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Bachelor of Technology in Agricultural Engineering, Kerala Agricultural University

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Location

D419, Bldg 176



Sareh Naji

PhD Thesis Title

Life Cycle Assessment and Indoor Environmental Quality of Prefabricated Buildings in Australia

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Assoc Prof Masa Noguchi

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Civil Engineering-Structure, University of Tabriz (Iran)

Master of Architecture-Environmental Control and Construction Technology, Istanbul Technical University (Turkey)

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Location

Room C305, Bldg 174



PhD Thesis Title

Developing a Framework for Identifying the Promising Regions for ad-hoc Demand Responsive Transport

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Nicole Ronald

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

BSc. in Civil Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology (Iran)

MSc. in Transportation Systems, Technische Universität München (Germany)

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Location

D402



Neda Nematollahi

PhD Thesis Title

Environmental Exposure Analysis

Supervisor

Prof Anne Steinemann

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MSc, Chemical Engineering (Process Design), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

BSc, Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

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Location

Room C322, Building 174



Quynh Thuy Nguyen

PhD Thesis Title

Fire performance of GFRP facades

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Prof Priyan Mendis

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Science in Chemical Material Engineering

Bachelor in Silicate Material Technology

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Location

B204a



Tuan Ngoc Nguyen

PhD Thesis Title

Modeling lightweight concrete material: Understanding from microscale to macroscale

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Dr Jonathan Phuong Tran

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Structural)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Vietnam

Master of Engineering, Sejong University, South Korea

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Location

B204A, Building 175



Yusak Oktavianus

PhD Thesis Title

Moment Connection to Concrete Filled Circular Hollow Section Column for High Seismicity Region

Supervisor

Assoc Helen Goldsworthy

Prof. Emad Gad (Swinburne University)

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

S.T., Petra Christian University, Indonesia

MSc, National taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

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Location

B404



Amir Orangi

PhD Thesis Title

Evaluation of Soil Properties Through Electromagnetic Fields

Supervisor

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Metallurgy Engineering, University of Shiraz, school of Engineering

Masters (Civil Engineering), University of Melbourne

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Location

B204a



Mahil Tharindu Pathirana

PhD Thesis Title

Modelling damage to Glazing and Aluminium panels by storm debris

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering, 2013, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Qualifications

Civil Engineering

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163), Desk 35



Fraser Paxton

Masters Thesis Title

Design for Lean Manufacture of Low Cost Multi Storey Buildings

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Dr Felix Hui

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor Architecture Hons, RMIT University

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Location

Level 3/333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne



Andrej Peisker

PhD Thesis Title

Specialised Information Fusion for Navigation and Tracking

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Hons), Major in Applied Mathematics/Statistics

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Location

B410



Nick Pelham

PhD Thesis Title

An investigation into the effects of project governance

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Discipline

Civil Engineering

 

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External



Loshaka Perera

PhD Thesis Title

Road Pricing for Urban Freight

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Prof Colin Duffield

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

M.Sc., Civil Engineering, Kansas State University, USA

B.Sc. (Hons.) Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting (CIMA), UK

Chartered Engineer (MIESL), Sri Lanka

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Location

B210, Bldg. 175



Shihara Perera

PhD Thesis Title

Impact of Storm Debris

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering, 2013, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



 

Tilak Pokharel

PhD Thesis Title

Blind bolted connection in concrete filled hollow columns

Supervisor

Assoc Helen Goldsworthy

Prof Emad Gad, Swinburne University

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, 2011

Bachelors in Civil Engineering from IOE Pulchowk Campus, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 2009

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Location

B404



Shima Rahmatizadeh

PhD Thesis Title

OpenPropertyMap

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

BSc, University of Tehran, Iran

MSc, K.N.Toosi University of Technology, Iran

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Location

CSDILA, C416



Milad Ramezani

PhD Thesis Title

Augmented pedestrian navigation

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Photogrammetry), K.N.Toosi University of Technology (Tehran), 2012, Iran

Bachelor of Engineering (Geomatics Engineering), Isfahan University (Isfahan), 2009, Iran

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Location

B410



Jie Ren

PhD Thesis Title

Behaviour of alkali activated materials in biotic and abiotic aggressive environments

Supervisor

Rackel San Nicolas

Dr Justin Costelloe

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

PhD candidate (Civil Engineering Materials), Tongji University (Shanghai), 2014–2015, China

Bachelor of Engineering (Materials Science and Engineering), Tongji University (Shanghai), 2014, China

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Location

Room B404, Building 175



Jing Ren

PhD Thesis Title

Incorporating the variability of traffic prediction in pavement design based on life-cycle costs

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geotechnical Engineering, Southeast University, China

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Location

CDMPS, Bldg 163, Level 4, Desk 18



Angela Rojas Arevalo

PhD Thesis Title

Quantifying greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Dr Seona Candy

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MSc Environmental Engineering, energy focus, The University of Melbourne

BEng (Hons) Automation and Electronic Engineering, Universidad de La Salle, Bogota-Colombia

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Location

C305, Building 174



Ali Saeed

PhD Thesis Title

Ex-post evaluation framework for public private partnership projects

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Assoc Prof Richard Tay

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of engineering project management, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Bachelor of electrical engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India

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Location

B404



Margarita Saft

PhD Thesis Title

Effects Of Inter-Decadal Climate Variability On Rainfall-Runoff Relationships In Australian Catchments

Supervisor

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Lu Zhang (CSIRO)

Dr Murray Peel

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Specialist Degree in Hydrology (Russian analog of Masters)

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Location

D419



Tharindu Samarasinghe

MPhil Thesis Title

Fire Modeling and Evacuation in High-Rise Structures

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Mechanical Engineering BEng (Honours) from Queen Mary, University of London

Associate Member Institute of Mechanical Engineers (UK) (AMIMechE)

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Location

D402



Mohammad H Sedaghat

PhD Thesis Title

Upscaling multi-phase flow in naturally fractured rocks

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Matthäi

Prof Ralf Haese (Department of Earth Science)

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MSce, Sharif University of Technology

BSc, Petroleum University of Technology

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Location

Room B204B, Building 175



Sheikh Khaleduzzaman Shah

PhD Thesis Title

District Heating in Mongolia

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Dr Behzad Rismanchi

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Engineering Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Production Engineering, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

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Location

Room C305, Building 174



Zahra Shahhoseini

PhD Thesis Title

Modelling Pedestrian Crowd Behavior within Complex Geometrical and architectural environment

Supervisor

Prof Majid Sarvi

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Transport)

Qualifications

Master of Engineering (Transport), Sharif University of Technology (SUT)

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST)

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Bldg 163



Jude Shalitha Perera

PhD Thesis Title

Rock impact analysis on protective barriers

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

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KBK Shanaka

PhD Thesis Title

Confinement Reinforcement Design for Very High-Strength Reinforced-Concrete Columns

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bsc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering, 2010, The University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

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Location

B404



Shreemat Shrestha

PhD Thesis Title

Assessment of Agricultural Land and Water Management Options in Response to Climate Change in Nepal

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Graham A Moore

Dr Murray Peel

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

M. Tech. Agricultural Engineering (Irrigation & Drainage Engineering) from G B Pant University of Agricultural Technology (GBPUAT), India, 2001

B. Tech. (Agricultural Engineering) from Kerala Agriculture University (KAU), India, 1991

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Location

D402, Building 176



Shivansh Shrivastava

PhD Thesis Title

Impact of Bioturbation on Nitrogen Removal in Lotic Ecosystems

Supervisor

Prof Michael Stewardson

Dr Meenakshi Arora

Dr Vinod Tare (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

Masters in Environmental Engineering (Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur)

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Location

Block D, Room no. 402



Syahrudin Syahrudin

PhD Thesis Title

Spatial Semantic for Improving Spatial Metadata Usability

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Master of Applied Science,The University of Melbourne

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Location

CSDILA, Level 4, Building 174



Javad Taherinezhad

PhD Thesis Title

High Performance Concrete Sleepers

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc: Civil Eng. Bu Ali Sina University, Hamedan, IRAN

MSc: Civil Eng. Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, IRAN

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Location

B404



Yuxiang (Gideon) Tang

PhD Thesis Title

Synthetic Earthquake Accelerograms Based on Seismological Modeling

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Master of Science (Safety Science & Engineering), Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

Bachelor of Engineering (Safety Engineering) China University of Petroleum (Beijing), Beijing, China

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Location

B210, Building 175



Hosna Tashakkori Hashemi

PhD Thesis Title

Integrated 3D Indoor and Outdoor Positioning for Facilitated Way Finding

Supervisor

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Dr Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

MSc. Information Technology Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2011

BSc. Information Technology Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, 2009

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Ahmad Ridhwanuddin Tengku

PhD Thesis Title

Initiating the development of a test track for positioning system validation and certification

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geomatics Engineering with Honours

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Location

B410



Pasindu Thalpe Guruge

PhD Thesis Title

Structural feasibility of prefabricated modular construction for high rise buildings

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

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Location

B404, Building 175



Rohit Tiwari

PhD Thesis Title

Displacement Based Design of Bridges

Supervisors

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Elisa Lumantarna

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

M.S. (Research), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India

B.Tech, Lovely Professional University, India

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Location

B404, Building 175



Ha Tran

PhD Thesis Title

3D Modeling of Indoor Space using Point Cloud Data

Supervisor

Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

Assoc Prof Allison Kealy

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Computer science), Hanoi University of Science and Technology, Vietnam

Master of Engineering (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

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Location

B310, Bldg 175



Marie Truelove

PhD Thesis Title

Using spatial and temporal knowledge to contribute measures of quality for volunteered geographic information of events

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geomatics (Honours) and Bachelor of Science, The University of Melbourne

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Location

B310



Joost van der Linden

PhD Thesis Title

Pore scale characterization

Supervisor

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Discipline

Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science (Applied Mathematics), The Delft University of Technology

Master of Science (Applied Mathematics), The Delft University of Technology

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Location

B204a



Hao Wang

PhD Thesis Title

Quantitative assessment of urban structure for capturing local context

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Dr Maria Vasardani

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

Bachelor of Geographical Information System

Master of Geodesy and Survey Engineering

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Location

D402, Building 176



Jun Wang

PhD Thesis Title

Detection of mechanism in streamflow variation under a changing world

Supervisor

Prof Andrew Western

Assoc Prof Yongping Wei

Dr Murray Peel

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources

Qualifications

Bachelor of Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering, Tsinghua University

Master of Hydrology and Water Resources, Tsinghua University

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Location

D402



Matthew Webb

PhD Thesis Title

Investigating the biomimetic opportunities for improving thermal performance of building façades

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Lu Aye

Assoc Prof Raymond Green

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BE Mechanical & Manufacturing (Hons)

Bachelor of Science

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Location

External



Emma White

Research Topic

Statistical evaluation of the effectiveness of groundwater management plans for resource management and environmental protection during droughts.

Supervisor

Prof Andrew Western

Dr Tim Peterson

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

BSc Applied and Environmental Geology, University of Calgary 2008

BA University of Melbourne 1999

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Location

D422



Mehair Yacoubian

PhD Thesis Title

Safety performance evaluation of non-ductile reinforced concrete walls in earthquake conditions

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

MSc. Concrete Structures and Business Management- Imperial College London (2012)

B.E. Civil and Environmental Engineering- American University of Beirut

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Eric Yang

PhD Thesis Title

Development Of Next Generation Anti-Blast Mechanical Joints For Australian Defence Force Armoured Vehicles

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

Prof Priyan Mendis

Dr Phuong Tran

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Ph.D Candidate (Civil), The University of Melbourne

ME Mech, The University of Auckland

BE(hons.) Mech, The University of Auckland

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Location

C501 Penthouse



Arnold Yong

PhD Thesis Title

Effects of Cushioning Materials in Resisting Impact

Supervisor

Prof Nelson Lam

Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne, 2012

Master of Engineering Structures, The University of Melbourne, 2013

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Location

B210, Building 175



Suhong Yoo

PhD Thesis Title

Detecting of flood hazard area by using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Remote Sensing technique

Supervisor

Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

Prof Abbas Rajabifard

Discipline

Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources

Qualifications

Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Yonsei University (Korea)

Bachelor in Civil Engineering from Yonsei University (Korea)

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Location

CDMPS, 4th Floor, Walter Boas Building (163)



Hamzeh Zarei

PhD Thesis Title

Participants’ Power Asymmetry in Public Infrastructure Projects

Supervisor

Prof Colin Duffield

Dr Lihai Zhang

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc in Industrial Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology

MSc in Financial Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic (AUT)

MEng in Project Management, University of Calgary, Canada

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Location

Block B, B404



Haifeng Zhao

Research topic

Simulation-based public transportation network reliability assessment and prediction

Supervisor

Prof Stephan Winter

Discipline

Geomatics

Qualifications

(BSc/Masters): Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Master of Road and Railway Engineering

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Location

D402



Yu Zhou

PhD Thesis Title

Direct Geothermal Energy: Reducing the Rural Industries' Carbon Footprint

Supervisor

Dr Guillermo Narsilio

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

BSc (Theoretical & Applied Mechanics), University of Science and Technology of China

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Location

Room 204a/Desk 11, Level 2, Building 175



Zhiyuan Zhou

PhD Thesis Title

Investigation of concrete material incorporating high volume fly ash

Supervisor

Prof Priyan Mendis

Dr Massoud Sofi

Discipline

Civil Engineering

Qualifications

Bachelor of environment (Civil), University of Melbourne, Australia

Master of Engineering (Civil), University of Melbourne, Australia

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Location

Room D419, Building 176