School of Civil Engineering

Dean's Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence 2013

Congratulations to Dr Stefan Felder on receiving the Dean’s Award for Research Higher Degree Excellence in 2013.  Dr Felder’s thesis is titled:

 “Air-Water Flow Properties on Stepped Spillways for Embankment Dams: Aeration, Energy Dissipation and Turbulence on Uniform, Non-Uniform and Pooled Stepped Chutes”.

New Civil RHD students who commenced in 2014

Please welcome our new RHD students for 2014:

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Commenced

Research Group

Amini Alireza

PhD

Dr Hamid Ronagh

2/01/2014

Structures

Doroudi Yashar

PhD

Dr Dilum Fernando

10/01/2014

Structures

Edwards David

MPhil

Prof David Williams

18/02/2014

Geotechnical

Hamidi Farzin

PhD

Dr Alexander Scheuermann

2/04/2014

Geotechnical

Handapangoda Mudalige Dona Harshani

PhD

Dr Alexander Scheuermann

2/01/2014

Geotechnical

Irannezhad Elnaz

PhD

Prof Mark Hickman

1/04/2014

Transport

Le Xuan Quang

MPhil

Dr Vinh Dao

10/02/2014

Structures

Narsey Anand

PhD

Dr Hamid Ronagh

10/02/2014

Structures

Obersky Lizanne

PhD

Prof William Clarke

2/04/2014

Environmental

Patel Miheka

PhD

Prof William Clarke

2/04/2014

Environmental

Peces-Gomez Miriam

PhD

Prof William Clarke

19/02/2014

Environmental

Ridgway Thomas

MPhil

Prof David Williams

28/04/2014

Geotechnical

Soret-Cantero Gerardo

PhD

Prof Jose Torero

1/04/2014

Structures/Fire

Civil RHD students who have graduated in Research Quarter 1

Congratulations to the following students who have successfully completed their RHD program in the first quarter of 2014:

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Thesis Title

Abolfazl ESLAMI HASSANABADI

PhD

Dr Hamid Ronagh

Investigating the earthquake performance of FRP strengthened reinforced concrete structures

Thi Thu Thuy VU

PhD

Assoc. Prof. Peter Nielsen

Aspects of inlet geometry and dynamics

I GDE BUDI INDRAWAN

PhD

Prof. David Williams

Effectiveness of natural clay, compacted clay and geomembranes in limiting infiltration from coal

Ilya OTHMAN

PhD

Prof. Tom Baldock

Influence of grain size on swash zone sediment transport

Civil RHD students who have submitted their thesis in Research Quarter 1

Congratulations to the following students who have successfully submitted their thesis for examination in the first quarter of 2014:

Student

Program

Principal Advisor

Thesis Title

Behrouz BEHNAM

PhD

Em. Prof. Peter Dux

Urban residential building retrofitting management using neural networks

Hassan KARAMPOUR

PhD

Assoc. Prof. Faris Albermani

Buckle Interaction in deep sub-sea pipelines

Mehdi SERATI

PhD

Dr Habibollah Alehossein (CSIRO)

Stiffness and Strength of Rock Cutting and Drilling Tools and Rock-Tool Interactions

Ahmad TAVASSOLI HOJATI

PhD

Prof. Luis Ferreira

Analysis of cycling in urban comprehensive transportation planning

Chenming ZHANG

PhD

Prof. Ling Li

Hydrodynamic and thermodynamic processes during evaporation from bare soils