School of Civil Engineering

New Civil HDR students who are commencing in Research Quarter 3, 2017

Please welcome our new HDR students for Research Quarter 3, 2017:

 

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Research Group

Jaime CADENA GOMEZ

PhD

Dr Cristian Maluk

Fire

Leo DE WAAL

PhD

Dr Dilum Fernando

Structures

Kristie HIGGINSON

PhD

Dr Dilum Fernando

Structures

Congrui LI

PhD

Prof. David Lockington

Environmental

Katayoon TEHRANI

PhD

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Scheuermann

Geotechnical

Ye WEN

PhD

Dr Dilum Fernando

Structures

Ananth WUPPUKONDUR

PhD

Prof. Tom Baldock

Coastal

Hons WYN

MPhil

Dr Luis Yerman

Fire

Zhongyu XU

PhD

Dr Jurij Karlovšek

Geotechnical

Miriam YAP GABON

PhD

Dr Ilje Pikaar

Environmental

Civil HDR students who have graduated in Research Quarter 2, 2017

Congratulations to the following students who have successfully completed their HDR program in Research Quarter 2, 2017:

 

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Thesis Title

Azalden ALSGER

PhD

Dr Mahmoud Mesbah

Estimation of transit origin destination matrices using smart card fare data

Mehdi BAGHERIAN

PhD

Dr Mahmoud Mesbah

Network-Wide Analysis and Design of Transit Priority Treatments

Jonathan CABREJOS HURTADO

MPhil

Dr Dorival Pedroso

Micromechanical study of granular assemblies by true triaxial test simulations

Ali SHOKOUHI

PhD

Prof. David Williams

Experimental Study of Geotechnical Behaviour and Parameters of Coal Washery Wastes

Ye Win TUN

PhD

Dr Dorival Pedroso

Reliability Analyses of the Stability of Slopes using the Limit Equilibrium Method and Genetic Algorithms

Yunpeng ZHANG

PhD

Dr Dorival Pedroso

On accuracy, efficiency and stability of methods for solving porous media dynamics

Civil HDR students who have submitted their thesis in Research Quarter 2, 2017

Congratulations to the following students who have successfully submitted their thesis for examination in Research Quarter 2, 2017:

 

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Thesis Title

Morteza GHAMGOSAR

PhD

Dr Nazife Erarslan

Micromechanical and microstructural aspects affecting rock damage, fracture and cutting mechanisms

HMD HARSHANI

PhD

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Scheuermann

Micro-scale flow and induced contact erosion in granular media

Farshad HASHEMI REZVANI

PhD

Dr Hamid Ronagh

Robustness of Steel Moment Resisting Frames Subjected to Travelling Fire and Structural Element Removal

Misbah Uddin KHAN

PhD

Dr Mahmoud Mesbah

Improvement of a pavement management system incorporating flooding

Danielle LESTER

PhD

Prof. José Torero

Delivering Superior Megaproject Performance Outcomes Through Timely Intervention in the Civil Engineering Curriculum

Duy NGUYEN

PhD

Dr Vinh Dao

Early-age cracking in concrete structures: mechanisms and control

Gangfu ZHANG

PhD

Prof. Hubert Chanson

Free-Surface Aeration, Turbulence, and Energy Dissipation on Stepped Chutes with Triangular Steps, Chamfered Steps, and Partially Blocked Step Cavities

Successful applicants for the Civil HDR student travel grant – Round 2, 2017

Congratulations to the following students who were successfully nominated for the Civil HDR student travel grant in the round 3, 2016.

 

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Conference

Carmen GORSKA

PhD

Dr Juan Hidalgo

12th International Symposium on Fire Safety Science Technical Faculty Campus at Lund University, SWEDEN

AND

2nd International Fire Safety Symposium, Italy

Farzin HAMIDI

PhD

Assoc. Prof. Alexander Scheuermann

3rd NORDIC ROCK MECHANICS SYMPOSIUM NRMS 2017

Helsinki, Finland

Thomas KLOETZKE

PhD

Dr Matthew Mason

Internship at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)

Youwei XU

PhD

Prof. David Williams

2017 US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium San Francisco, California, USA

3MT Civil Final

Congratulations to the following students who participated in the 3MT Civil Final on Thursday 6th July:

 

FIRST PLACE ($200 in UQ Union vouchers and a place in the EAIT Faculty Final)

Timothy Vangsness

Principal Advisor: David Williams

3MT Title: Muddling Mud

 

SECOND PLACE ($100 in UQ Union vouchers)

Jesper Nielsen

Principal Advisor: Dave Callaghan

3MT Title: Reverting the Brisbane River from brown to blue

 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE ($50 in UQ Union vouchers)

Mohadeseh (Massi) Rahbar

Principal Advisor: Mark Hickman

3MT Title: Your ‘GO Card’ is important to me!