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  1. Zireen Zanoofar Abdul Majeed

    Thesis title:
    Modelling localised impact action on a bare concrete barrier
    Supervisor:

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B210, Building 175
  2. Suwash Acharya

    Thesis title:
    Statistical post-processing of rainfall forecasts
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal 2011

    Master of Engineering in Water Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2015

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  3. Gregorius Riyan Aditya

    Thesis title:
    Shallow Geothermal Systems: Individual and District Applications
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Prof Ian Johnston

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Commerce (Economics and Finance), University of Melbourne

    Master of Engineering (Civil), University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B204b, Desk 1, Level 2, Building 175
  4. Mehrdad Ahmadi

    Thesis title:
    Impacts of Internal Erosion on Mechanical Behaviour of Granular Material Using Coupled CFD-DEM
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil-Environment), Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) (Iran)

    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), Persian Gulf University (Iran)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B204b, Desk 10, Level 2, Building 175
  5. Kamal Akbari

    Thesis title:
    Causal Inference Analysis in Spatiotemporal Processes
    Supervisor:

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 174, Block C, Room C322, Parkville Campus
  6. Alessandra Akemi Yokota

    Thesis title:
    A full cost benefit analysis for mass customised prefabricated houses in Australia
    Supervisor:

    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

    Location:
    C322, Building 174
  7. Raneem Alazem

    Thesis title:
    Cost-effective mitigation strategies for limited ductility RC buildings
    Supervisor:

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Masters of Civil Engineering, The University of Nottingham

    Location:
    Building 174, Block C, Room 322
  8. Haya Al-Daghlas

    Thesis title:
    Project Initiation in the context of port operations
    Supervisor:

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Dr Felix Hui

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    B.Sc. Civil Engineering, University of Jordan

    Master in Engineering Project Management, University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    C322, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  9. Abdullah N Alhawsawi

    Thesis title:
    Understanding of crowd dynamics for built environment and complex
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Computer Science, Oklahoma City University / USA

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

    Location:
    CDMPS, 333 Exhibition Street, Desk 5
  10. Mark Allan

    Thesis title:
    Placemaking to support SDGs with spatial and urban data analytics
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    BTRP (Hons) Melb, BArch (Hons) RMIT, MEnterp (Exec) Melb, FRAIA, MPIA (Fellow)

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B409, Desk 02
  11. Silwati Al Womera

    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

    Location:
    D312
  12. Kimia Amouzandeh

    Thesis title:
    A Qualitative Calculus for Automatic Updating of Network Maps based on Volunteered Geographic Information
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geospatial Information Systems, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

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

    Location:
    Building 175, Block B, Room B404
  13. Reza Asadi

    Thesis topic:
    Investigation of the mechanical behavior of rockfill materials
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Behrooz Ghahremannejad

    Discipline:
    Civil (Geotechnical) Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geotechnical Engineering (Summa Cum Laude), University of Tehran, Iran

    BSc in Civil Engineering (Summa Cum Laude), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

    Location:
    Room B210, Block B, Building 175
  14. Atie Asadikia

    Thesis title:
    Design and development of an integrated analytical platform for the Sustainable Development Goals to improve decision making and policy coherence in Australia
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Discipline:
    Geospatial Information System
    Qualifications:

    BASc in Applied Computing, Southern Cross University

    MSc in Information Technology (Network and Security Specialist), Deakin University

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C420, CSDILA Centre, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  15. Ali Asghari

    Thesis title:
    3D Spatial Data Validation
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran

    BSc in Geomatics Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C416, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  16. Zahra Assarkhaniki

    Thesis title:
    Data infrastructure design and analysis requirements to improve community resilience and disaster risk management in rapid developing urban area
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Dr Soheil Sabri

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Environmental Design Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C416, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  17. Katayoon Bahramian

    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

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  18. Stuart Ballingall

    Thesis title:
    Safety assurance for automated driving systems that use machine learning
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Peter Sweatman

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Business Administration, Deakin University; Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Swinburne University of Technology

    Location:
    External
  19. Natasha Ballis

    Thesis title:
    Informing megadrought risk assessments using palaeoclimate reconstructions
    Supervisor:

    Dr Murray Peel

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Dr Ben Henley (School of Earth Sciences)

    Prof David Karoly (CSIRO)

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Science, University of Melbourne, 2012

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  20. Maryam Barzegar

    Thesis title:
    3D query and analysis for urban land administration
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Dr Behnam Atazadeh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geospatial Information Systems, K. N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C416, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  21. Luis Antonio Bandeira Neto

    Thesis title:
    Thermo-mechanical behaviour of energy piles for improved geotechnical and geothermal design
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc (Geotechnical Engineering) - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    BSc (Civil Engineering)

    Location:
    Room B204a, Desk 02, Block B, Building 175
  22. Anirudh Belwalkar

    Thesis title:
    Retrieval of the full spectrum of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence from airborne hyperspectral imagery and deep learning algorithms for vegetation stress detection
    Supervisor:

    Prof Pablo J. Zarco-Tejad

    Prof Rui Zhang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology (Geoinformatics), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

    Bachelor of Technology (Computer Science), Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, India

    Location:
    B02, Block C, Building 174
  23. Debjit Bhowmick

    Thesis title:
    Towards a safer community - Understanding the conditions of acceptability of ‘walk-sharing’
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Prof Mark Stevenson

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MTech in Transportation Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

    BE in Civil Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Building 176, Block D, Room D419
  24. Giancarlo Bonotto

    Thesis title:
    Integrated Hydrological Modelling of Stream flow and Groundwater Level through Time-Series Modelling
    Supervisor:

    Dr Tim Peterson

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology & Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul

    Master of Science in Energy and Mineral Engineering (option Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering), the Pennsylvania State University

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  25. Barnabas Brady

    Thesis title:
    Concrete 3D Printing
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Ali Kashani

    Discipline:
    Structural Engineering, Materials Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science, The University of Melbourne

    Master of Structural Engineering, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    B404, IE Building
  26. Dac Khuong Bui

    Thesis title:
    Predicting Energy consumption by Artificial Intelligent for Prefabricated Building
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  27. Isabela de Souza Cabral

    Thesis title:
    Investigation of the Effects of Metocean Changes in the Arctic using Numerical Modelling
    Supervisor:

    Alessandro Toffoli

    Alexander Babanin

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor in Environmental Engineering

    Masters in Ocean Engineering (both in Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)

    Location:
    C501 - Infrastructure Engineering Bld
  28. Omar Castrejon Campos

    Thesis title:
    Dynamics of energy supply and demand in Mexico
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Felix Hui

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Energy)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Systems Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

    Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

    Location:
    C322, Block C
  29. Saeid Charani Shandiz

    Thesis title:
    Zero Energy Communities Energy Master Planning
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)
    Qualifications:

    MSc Building and Architectural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

    BSc Civil Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room B410, Building 175
  30. Hao Chen

    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

    Location:
    Room B310, Building 175
  31. Shilun Chen

    Thesis title:
    Innovative method to determine residual life of bridges
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Science (Civil System), University of Melbourne (Australia)

    Location:
    Room B404, Building 175
  32. Tairu Chen

    Thesis title:
    Fluid flow and heat transfer at the pore scale
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Wenbin Fei

    Discipline:
    Geotechnical Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Renewable Energy Engineering), Central South University, China

    Bachelor of Engineering (Building Environment and Energy Application Engineering), Changsha University of Science and Technology

    Location:
    TBA
  33. Yu-Tong Cheng

    Thesis title:
    The relationships between the built environment and autonomous vehicles
    Supervisor:

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Geography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

    Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Geography, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Bachelor of Education in Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D419, Block D, Building 176
  34. Khin Sheng Chin

    Thesis title:
    Structural Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Prefabricated Modules Exposed to Fire
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science (Civil Systems), The University of Melbourne

    Master of Engineering (Structural), The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Room B404, Desk 19, Block B, Building 175
  35. Rajesh Chittor Sundaram

    Thesis title:
    Automated Error Correction in Map Databases
    Supervisor:

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Dr Elham Naghi Zadeh Kakhki

    Dr Renata Borovica Gajic

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Information Technology, The University of Melbourne, 2016 Location: , Building 175

    Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science and Engineering), Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, 1999

    Location:
    B310, Building 175
  36. Youjin Choe

    Thesis title:
    Reluctance in geospatial data sharing and power dynamics
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Public Policy (Public Policy Analysis), University of California, Berkeley

    Bachelor of Arts (Geography; International Studies), University of Washington, Seattle

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B310, Level 03, Building B
  37. Chih-Chung Chou

    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

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  38. Hans Clarke

    Thesis title:
    Antarctic Marginal Ice Zone: Parameterisations and Modeling
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Oceanography
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Grad Dip (Ed) Monash University

    Location:
    Desk 28, Room B404, Level 4, Engineering Block B, Bld 175
  39. Amali Dahanayake

    Thesis title:
    Modelling Lake Shore Vegetation in Lake Victoria, NSW
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Angus Webb

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of the Science of Engineering (Honors), Specialized in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Master of Philosophy, Specializing in Civil Engineering (Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering), University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    AMIE (Sri Lanka) (Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka)

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  40. Shyanaka Dananjaya

    Thesis title:
    Fire Behaviour of Concrete Facades
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Dr Kate Nguyen

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MPhil in Structural & Earthquake Engineering, from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C501, Building 174
  41. David Dettrick

    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

    Location:
    External
  42. Subhrasankha Dey

    Thesis title:
    An innovative technology of wayfinding and navigation assistance to connect people for safe social movement
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    M.S. (by Research), 2017, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

    B. Tech, 2011 (Techno India, Saltake, India)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D402, Building 176
  43. Chen Dong

    Thesis title:
    Impacts of internal erosion on soil fabric and mechanical behaviour
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering), University of Dundee (UK)

    Bachelor of Engineering (Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering), Hohai University (China)

    Location:
    B204b, Desk 8, Level 2, Building 175
  44. Yiliang Du

    Thesis title:
    Understanding drought mechanisms and risks
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources), Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

    Bachelor of Science (Urban and Rural Planning and Resource Management), Hohai University, Nanjing, China

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  45. Kanishka Chandrathilaka Egodawaththa Ralalage

    Thesis title:
    Development of optimum TRC at material scale and investigation of structural behaviour
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Dr Kasun Shanaka Kristombu Baduge

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    Room D419, Building 176
  46. E. M. Erandathi Kumari Ekanayake

    Thesis title:
    Analyzing the effect of habitat network structure on riverine landscape ecology
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Angus Webb

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Industrial Mathematics (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

    BSc in Statistics and Operations Research (University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  47. Azadeh Emami

    Thesis title:
    Traffic control for connected vehicles
    Supervisor:
    Prof Majid Sarvi
    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering), Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B210, Building 175
  48. Xinyang Fan

    Thesis title:
    Assessing changes in interactions of groundwater with surface water and impact on the groundwater dependent ecosystems
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Dr Benjamin Henley (School of Earth Sciences)

    Prof Dr Nico Goldscheider (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

    Dr Nadine Goeppert (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

    Dr Tim Peterson, Monash University

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Environmental Sciences, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

    Bachelor of Science in Ecology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  49. Wenbin Fei

    Thesis title:
    Particle scale study on fluid flow and heat flow in granular materials
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Carbon storage), Institute of Rock and Soil Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Bachelor of Engineering (Geological Engineering), Chang’an University

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B204a, Desk 7, Level 2, Building 175
  50. Leila Forouhar

    Thesis title:
    Environmental water delivery in the Murray Darling Basin considering uncertainties from ensemble forecasting
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science: Water Resources Engineering and Management, The University of Tehran

    Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering, The University of Tehran

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  51. Muhannad Gamaleldin

    Thesis title:
    On the estimation of wave loads on offshore structures using phase-resolving methods
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Mechanical Engineering (Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines), Alexandria University, Egypt

    BSc (Mechanical Engineering), Alexandria University, Egypt

    Location:
    C501, Block C, Building 174
  52. Zitian Gao

    Thesis title:
    Information services to boost irrigation productivity
    Supervisor:

    Prof Andrew Western

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Dr Danlu Guo

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Environmental), The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, Beijing Forestry University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  53. Hansini Anuththara Chandrasiri Gardiya Weligamage

    Thesis title:
    Adapting hydrologic models for changing climate
    Supervisor:

    Dr Murray Peel

    Dr Keirnan Fowler

    Dr Margarita Saft

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc.Eng in Environmental and Water Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, 2019

    BSc (Honors) in Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Peradeniya, 2017

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  54. Linna Geng

    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master and Bachelor from Tianjin University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  55. Kristian Gjoka

    Thesis title:
    Life cycle assessment of district energy systems
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Assoc Prof Robert Crawford

    Discipline:
    Structural Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc Building and Architectural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

    BSc Building Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

  56. Siddhesh M Godbole

    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)

    Location:
    CDMPS 4th Floor, Building 163
  57. Mandana Ghanavati

    Thesis title:
    Climate change impacts on wave-induced coastal changes
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Petroleum Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology

    Location:
    D419, Bld 174, Engineering Building, Parkville
  58. Bernard Gibson

    Thesis title:
    Acoustic metamaterials for structure-borne sound isolation in multi-storey timber buildings
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Tuan Ngo

    Sina Sinae

    Benoit Belleville

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    BEng (Mech) Hons, Monash University

    Location:
    333 Exhibition St, Melbourne
  59. Ged Griffin

    Thesis title:
    Next Generation Emergency Management
    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Supervisor:

    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

    Location:
    External
  60. Xiaoying Gu

    Thesis title:
    TBA
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B204, Desk 03
  61. Jasmine Chaojie Guo

    Thesis title:
    The physical internet for city logistics
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Logistic Engineering, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

    Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, P.R. China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

  62. Elham Hajhashemi

    Thesis title:
    Managed street
    Supervisor:

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science, Civil Engineering/ Transportation, Virginia Tech 2018

    Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Yazd University 2015

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room D414, Desk 03
  63. Marzieh Hajiarab Derkani

    Thesis title:
    Waves in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic Marginal Ice Zone: Observations and modelling
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran-Iran

    Master of Science in Coastal and Offshore Structures Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Tehran-Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room D414, Block D
  64. Ehsan Hamzei

    Thesis title:
    Place Query Language for Formalizing and Answering Place Questions
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geospatial Information Systems, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B310, Building 175
  65. Dongchen Han

    Thesis title:
    Improving digital engineering through computational methods
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering Structures, The University Of Melbourne

    Location:
    D419, Block D
  66. Shirui Hao

    Thesis title:
    Assimilating remote sensing data into crop model
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Prof Andrew Western

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Natural Science (Cartography and Geography Information System)

    Bachelor of Science (Geographic Information System)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 341.02, Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  67. Maryam Hedayati

    Thesis title:
    Investigating the Mechanical Properties of Fibre Reinforced Concretes
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    BSc Amirkabir University of Technology

    Masters, Amirkabir University of Technology

    Location:
    Room B404
  68. Hanxian He

    Thesis title:
    Object Classification of Mobile LiDAR Point Clouds by Transfer Learning
    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

    Location:
    B310, Building 175
  69. Wenyan Hu

    Thesis title:
    The potential effect of pluvial flood on urban traffic systems
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master Degree, East China Normal University

    Bachelor Degree, Northwest A&F University

    Location:
    Desk 10, Room B310, Block B, Building 175
  70. Yao Hu

    Thesis title:
    Engineering of prefabricated construction to improve seismic response behaviour
    Supervisor:

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Structural Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master, School of Civil Engineering, Central South University

    Bachelor, School of Civil Engineering, Central South University

  71. Yiwei Hu

    Thesis title:
    Guidelines on nonlinear time history analysis in regions of lower seismicity
    Supervisor:

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc (Earthquake Engineering), Imperial College London, UK

    BEng (Honors) in Civil Engineering, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia

    BEng in Civil Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, China

    Location:
    B210, Building 175
  72. Pramod Kumar Jangir

    Thesis title:
    To study relative performance of Ocean Wave measuring instruments (Directional Waverider buoy, Wave Radar and Laser) and their assessment using numerical modelling
    Supervisor:
    Prof Alexander Babanin
    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology (MTech) in Earth System Science and Technology, IIT Kharagpur, India

    Location:
    Location: Room 414, Block D
  73. Thushara Prageeth Jayasinghe

    Thesis title:
    Shear behavior of reinforced concrete elements
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Dr Tharaka Gunawardena

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    D422, Building 176
  74. Jie Jian

    Thesis title:
    Streamflow prediction using water level data in ungauged catchments
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Prof QJ Wang

    Dr Justin Costelloe

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street
  75. Andrew John

    Thesis title:
    Understanding the vulnerability of environmental water objectives under climate change
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Dr Avril Horne

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Environmental), The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), The University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  76. Kiersten Jowett

    Thesis title:
    Proof of location and the certainty spectrum
    Supervisor:

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Arts, Communications: Communications Media, Stephens College, Columbia Missouri, USA

    Bachelor of Arts Theatre Arts, Stephens College, Columbia Missouri, USA

    Junior Year Abroad, British Architecture and Theatre History, St Peters College, Oxford University, Oxford England

  77. Suresh Kadinappuli Hewage

    Thesis title:
    Optimisation of coal seam gas recovery through supercritical CO2 based hydraulic fracturing
    Supervisor:

    Dr Samintha Perera

    Prof Stephan Matthäi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Location:
    B410-5, Building 175
  78. Masoud Kahalimoghadam

    Thesis title:
    Enabling sustainable transportation by the implementation of the mathematical transportation modeling in the context of SDGs
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    D-LAB, CDMPS, 172 Bouverie Street, Carlton
  79. Lakmali Kankanamge

    Thesis title:
    An Integrated Framework for Flood Damage Assessment of Buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    BSc (Hons) Civil Engineering

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Engineering Block B, B310
  80. Seema Karki

    Thesis title:
    Ecosystem Service assessment and valuation in Riverine System
    Supervisor:

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Masters Degree, Nepal Engineering College, Pokhara University, Nepal

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  81. Sachinthani Ayesha Karunarathna

    Thesis title:
    A sustainable application of waste tyre in concrete road barriers
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Xuemei Liu

    Dr Ali Kashani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    B103, Building 175
  82. Roshan Karunaratne

    Thesis title:
    Optimum Solution for Prefabricated Residential Construction Using Hybrid Customization Methods
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Built Environment (Hons), The University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Master of Science Architecture/Urban design, The University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Project Management in Practice Cert IV, North Metropolitan TAFE, WA

    AIA(SL), RIBA

    Location:
    Room D422, Building 176
  83. Cagil Kirezci

    Thesis title:
    Coupling Spectral and Phase-Resolving Wave Model for Forecasting of Extreme Waves in Wind Seas
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU)

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU)

    Location:
    C401 Building 174
  84. Ebru Kirezci

    Thesis title:
    Engineering and Economic Impacts of Sea Level Rise
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU)

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Middle East Technical University (METU)

    Location:
    C401 Building 174
  85. Josh Kousal

    Thesis title:
    Introducing observation-based physics into the WAM wave model and investigation of coupled wave-ocean-sea ice phenomena
    Supervisor:

    Alexander Babanin

    Dr Jean-Raymond Bidlot, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, Reading, England

    Dr Joanna Staneva, Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science with Honours, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    The University of Melbourne (Parkville) and Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Coastal Research (Geestacht, Germany)
  86. Danuta Kucharska

    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)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

  87. Ilsa Kuiper

    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

    Location:
    D419, Building 176
  88. Garima Lakhanpal

    Thesis title:
    Novel approaches to investigate the complex interactions of bioturbation and clogging in the hyporheic zone
    Supervisor:

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Dr Roser Casas-Mulet

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    BEng (Civil Engineering), PEC University of Technology, India

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  89. 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

    Location:
    External
  90. Tu Le

    Thesis title:
    Development of a Discrete Element Method for simulating concrete structures subjected to extreme loads
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Jonathan Phuong Tran

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering - Honors Program), University of Technology, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Master of Engineering, University of Technology, Vietnam National University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room B404, Block B
  91. Huazhen Li

    Thesis title:
    Contributions of climatic changes and human activities to runoff variations
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Dr Murray Peel

    Principal Research Scientist Yongqiang Zhang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources), Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China

    Bachelor of Engineering (Hydrology and Water Resources), Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  92. Sheng Li

    Thesis title:
    Seismic behaviour and performance enhancement of steel modular structure
    Supervisor:

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Discipline:
    Structural Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Bridge Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, China

  93. Shengping Li

    Thesis title:
    Multi-Scale Assessment of Life Cycle Energy and GHG Emissions of Australian Building Industry
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering, Energy
    Qualifications:
    Master Degree from Chongqing University
    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Building 175, Block B, Room: B410
  94. Shuo Li

    Thesis title:
    Laboratory experiment on air-sea CO2 exchange during wave breaking
    Supervisor:
    Prof Alexander Babanin
    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    Bachelor of Oceanography; Master of Oceanography
    Location:
    Room C401, Block C
  95. Jin Liu

    Thesis title:
    Development of Altimeter Wave Height Datasets for Coastal Applications
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Physical Oceanography, Zhejiang University

    Bachelor of Science in Marine Science, Guangdong Ocean University

    Location:
    Building 174, Block C, Room C401, Desk 05
  96. JinJing Liao

    Thesis title:
    Interaction between consolidation and lubrication of biological joints
    Supervisor:

    Associate Professor Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    BEng(1st Hons.) at The University of Western Australia; MPhil at The University of Western Australia

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Block D, Building 176, Room 414
  97. Wenlong Liu

    Thesis title:
    Geotechnical behaviour of embedded anchor chains
    Supervisor:

    Prof Mark Cassidy

    Assoc Prof Yinghui Tian

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering, China University of Petroleum (East China)

    Bachelor of Engineering, China University of Petroleum (East China)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D419, Block D, Building 176
  98. Xuanchi Liu

    Thesis title:
    To Develop An Optimal Progressive Weight Bearing Rehabilitation Exercise For Improving Lower Extremities Fracture Healing
    Supervisor:

    Associate Professor Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    Master of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia;
    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
    Location:
    B404 Engineering Block B
  99. Qi Lu

    Research topic
    Geothermal energy
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Johnston

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering, Melbourne University

    Location:
    B204a
  100. Mohamed Mafas

    Thesis title:
    Development and Optimisation of Low Carbon, Affordable, Medium-rise Modular Structural System using Innovative Connections
    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    BSc ( First Class Honours) in Civil Engineering from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Supervisor:

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    CDMPS, Building 163
  101. Ivan Majic

    Thesis title:
    Automated error detection in map databases
    Supervisor:

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Elham Naghi Zadeh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering in Geodesy and Geoinformatics, The University of Zagreb (Croatia)

    Bachelor of Engineering in Geodesy and Geoinformatics, The University of Split (Croatia)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room B310, Block B
  102. Heraji Hansika Malawara Arachchige

    Thesis title:
    Proppants Flow Behaviour in Fractured Underground Reservoirs
    Supervisor:

    Dr Samintha Perera

    Prof Stephan Matthäi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B404, Parkville Campus
  103. Gabriel Jurado Martins de Olvieira

    Thesis title:
    The best of both worlds: merging big and small data for travel demand modelling
    Supervisor:

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc (Transportation Engineering ) - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    BSc (Civil Engineering) - Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 176, Block D, Room D414, Desk 10, Parkville Campus
  104. Chris Mathwin

    Thesis title:
    Robustness Design of Multi-Storey Buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Tai Thai

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Commerce (Finance), The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Parkville campus
  105. Lubna Meempatta

    Thesis title:
    Studying the interactions in decision making by irrigators, water supply authorities and environmental water managers
    Supervisor:

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Dr Angus Webb

    Dr Avril Horne

    Assoc Prof Louise A. Keogh

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology in Hydraulics and Water Resource Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

    Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  106. Alireza Mehdipanah

    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

    Location:
    CDMPS, 333 Exhibition Street
  107. Sen Mei

    Thesis title:
    Mechanism of breakout process of lifting objects off the seabed
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Yinghui Tian

    Prof Mark Cassidy

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering, Tongji University and Nagoya Institute of Technology

    Location:
    B410, Block B
  108. Kyung Min

    Thesis title:
    Risk based cost benefit analysis on school projects
    Supervisor:

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

    BSc

    Location:
    C322, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  109. Snigdha Sarita Mohapatra

    Thesis title:
    Modelling of Integrated Urban Water Systems
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    BTech MTech Dual Degree Program in Civil Engineering (Specialisation: Water Resources Engineering), National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India

  110. Milad Mohsenzadeh

    Thesis title:
    Cost effective potable water generation systems
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Philip Christopher

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Renewable energy and energy efficiency)
    Qualifications:

    BSc Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    BSc Manufacturing and Production Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    MSc Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

    Website:
    alum.sharif.ir/~m.mohsenzadeh/
    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    C322, Block C
  111. Abhisek Mondal

    Thesis title:
    Understanding subsurface transport of bimetallic iron nanoparticles for remediation application – experimental and modelling approach
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Assoc Prof Kathryn Mumford

    Assoc Prof Brajesh Kumar Dubey

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    B.C.E., Jadavpur University, India

    M. Tech., Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Assam, India

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition st (Building 381)
  112. Sanchari Mondal

    Thesis title:
    Effect of Lateral Loading on Driven Battered Minipile Group in Cohesionless Soil
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (India) 2017

    Location:
    B204b, Desk 9, Level 2, Building 175
  113. Robert Morden

    Thesis title:
    Impacts of climate change on ecosystems within unregulated rivers in Victoria
    Supervisor:

    Dr Avril Horne

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Dr Nick Bond (Latrobe Uni)

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), University of Melbourne, 1996

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  114. Yaser Motamedi

    Thesis title:
    Harnessing renewable energy from geothermal pavements
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Drilling Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    Bachelor of Petroleum Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    Location:
    Desk 4, B204a, Building 175
  115. Seyedmostafa Mousavi

    Thesis title:
    Building energy performance enhancement using Phase Change Materials (PCMs)
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Prof Lu Aye

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency)
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Energy Conversion Group, Faculty of Mechanical and Energy Systems Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University (National University of Iran), Tehran, Iran

    BSc, Heat and Fluid Mechanics Group, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Urmia University of Technology, Urmia, Iran

    Location:
    Room C305, Block C, Building 175
  116. Meghan Mussehl

    Thesis title:
    Flow ecology modeling in Victoria
    Supervisor:

    Dr Angus Webb

    Dr Avril Horne

    Dr LeRoy Poff (Colorado State University)

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Water Resources Engineering, 2018

    BSc, Smith College, Engineering Science, 2013

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  117. Richard Nero

    Thesis title:
    Time effects on the resilience of Australian mass timber products under extreme dynamic actions
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Philip Christopher

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), the University of Melbourne

    Masters of Engineering (Structural), the University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B404
  118. Tuan Cuong Nguyen

    Thesis title:
    Bridge Weigh-in-Motion: An approach using Fiber Optical Sensors with Temperature Compensation and Time Synchronization
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering, Vietnam National University - HCMC, Vietnam

    Master of Engineering, Pukyong National University, South Korea

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B404, Desk 04
  119. Trac Nguyen Tan

    Thesis title:
    Behaviour and design of high strength concrete filled steel tubular columns
    Supervisor:

    Dr Tai Thai

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Civil Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan

    BSc in Civil Engineering, Danang University of Science and Technology, Vietnam

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D419, Building 176
  120. Declan O’Shea

    Thesis title:
    The changing risk of extreme rainfalls and floods in a warming climate
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Dr Conrad Wasko

    Prof Ashish Sharma (UNSW)

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    M-Eng (Environmental), The University of Melbourne

    B-Sci (Chemical Systems), The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  121. Roberto Padovani

    Thesis title:
    Adaptive envelopes for passive buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Philip Christopher

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Masters of Energy Studies (University of Melbourne)

    Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (University of Sao Paulo)

  122. Maria Panagiotidou

    Thesis title:
    Energy and Life-Cycle Cost optimisation framework for retrofitting multi-residential buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc Environment and Development, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

    MSc Master of Architecture, Deakin University, Australia

    BSc & MSc Architectural Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C305, Building 174
  123. Arash Parehkar

    Thesis title:
    Evapotranspiration estimation via remote sensing data assimilation and calibration
    Supervisor:

    Prof Andrew Western

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Water Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

    Bachelor of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  124. Giulio Passerotti

    Thesis title:
    Antarctic marginal ice zone: an automated system for retrieving sea ice properties and wave characteristics from direct observations and remote sensing
    Supervisor:

    Alessandro Toffoli

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Economics of the Environment, Culture and Territory, University of Turin

    BSc in Economics and Commerce, University of Florence

  125. Manish Kumar Patel

    Thesis title:
    LiDAR and Multispectral Imagery Collected by Drones to Estimate Crop Volume and Total Nitrogen Stored in the Biomass
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Prof Andrew Western

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology in Geo-Informatics and Natural Resources Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay 2016

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  126. Mahil Tharindu Pathirana

    Thesis title:
    Modelling damage to Glazing and Aluminium panels by storm debris
    Supervisor:

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    B.Sc. (Hons) in Civil Engineering, 2013, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
    Location:
    CDMPS, 333 Exhibition Street, Desk 35
  127. Sachini Pathirana

    Thesis title:
    An investigation of ocean wave swell decay using a combination of satellite data and numerical modelling
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering at The University of Tokyo, Japan

    BSc (Honors) in Civil Engineering at University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

    Location:
    Room C401, Block C, Building 174
  128. Fraser Paxton

    Masters thesis title:
    Design for Lean Manufacture of Low Cost Multi Storey Buildings
    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    Bachelor Architecture Hons, RMIT University
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Felix Hui

    Location:
    Level 3/333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  129. Nick Pelham

    Thesis title:
    An investigation into the effects of project governance
    Supervisor:

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Location:
    External
  130. Achini Peiris

    Thesis title:
    Mechanism for improving productivity and efficiency of prefabricated construction using BIM and IoT
    Supervisor:

    Dr Felix Hui

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Charted Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA) UK, Pass Finalist

    Masters of Engineering Management, University of Melbourne (Dean's List)

    Location:
    D414, Desk 04, Building 176
  131. Xiaoshuai Peng

    Thesis title:
    Integrated production-inventory-distribution planning in the Physical Internet
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    PhD candidate, Northeastern University, China

    Master of Management, Yunnan University, China

    Bachelor of Management, Zhengzhou University, China

    Location:
    Building 174, Block C, Room C322.02
  132. Abolfazl Poozan

    Thesis title:
    A modeling investigation of flow paths from stormwater infiltration basins to stream: the impact of urban infrastructure
    Supervisor:

    Prof Andrew Western

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Water Resources Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2016

    BSc, Water Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran, 2012

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  133. Rajendra Prasad Bohara

    Thesis title:
    Development and Implementation of an Auxetic Composite to Enhance Blast and Impact Resistance Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Structures
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (Engineering and Technology) fromThammasat University, Thailand

    Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from Tribhuvan University, Nepal

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 175, Block B, Room B204A, Desk 14, Parkville Campus
  134. Yong-Kang Qiao

    Note:
    Visiting student
    Thesis title:
    Value of urban underground space and its reciprocal mechanism with urban sustainability
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Dr Soheil Sabri

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Tongji University, China

    Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Tongji University, China

    Location:
    Room B404, Building 175
  135. Marko Radanovic

    Thesis title:
    Mapping and documentation of cultural heritage using UAV photogrammetry
    Supervisor:

    Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

    Prof Clive Fraser

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering in Geodesy and Geoinformatics, University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Bachelor of Engineering in Geodesy and Geoinformatics, University of Zagreb, Croatia

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Building 175, Block B, Room B310
  136. Ramin Raeesi

    Thesis title:
    Mechanical performance of TDA-based permeable pavements
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (Geotechnical Engineering), Sharif University of Technology (Iran)

    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), University of Guilan (Iran)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B204a, Desk 10, Level 2, Building 175
  137. Mohammad Masoud Rahimi

    Thesis title:
    A Distributed Approach for Data-Driven Route Planning
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Prof Mark Stevenson

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Geospatial Information Systems, University of Tehran, Iran

    BSc, Geodesy and Geomatics, Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B310, Building 175
  138. Babar Nasim Khan Raja

    Thesis title:
    Development of and innovative approach for structural health monitoring of bridges
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    BSc in Civil Engineering from UETP, Pakistan

    MSc in Structural Engineering from NUST, Pakistan

    Location:
    D402 Engineering Block D
  139. Peizhen Ren

    Thesis title:
    Methods of establishing plausible climate sequences for environmental threat assessment
    Supervisor:

    Dr Murray Peel

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China

    Bachelor of Engineering, Xi'an University of Technology, Xi'an, China

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  140. Mohsen Rezaei Shahmirzadi

    Thesis title:
    3D Printing of Geopolymer Material
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Ali Kashani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc Materials Science & Engineering, Amirkabir AssocUniversity of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    BSc Metallurgical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  141. Zahra Riazi

    Thesis title:
    Modelling catchment water quality
    Supervisor:

    Prof Andrew Western

    Assoc Prof Meenakshi Arora

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc, AmirKabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    BSc, AmirKabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Iran

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  142. Angela Rojas Arevalo

    Thesis title:
    Quantifying greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment
    Supervisor:

    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

    Location:
    C305, Building 174
  143. Bahram Saeidian

    Thesis title
    Data Query and Analysis for 3D Property Maps
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Dr Behnam Atazadeh

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geospatial Information Systems, K. N. Toosi University of Technology (KNTU), Tehran, Iran

    BSc in Geomatics Engineering, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 254, CSDILA-Bouverie Street, Parkville
  144. Tharindu Samarasinghe

    Masters 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)

    Location:
    D402
  145. Greg Scott

    Thesis title:
    A National Strategic Geospatial Information Policy Framework to support the Implementation of the SDGs
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Graduate Diploma in Geography (Distinction), ANU 2003

    NZCD (Survey) 1979

  146. Saroj K Sharma

    Thesis title:
    Statistical modelling approaches in disaster environment: prediction and uncertainty quantification using big earth observation data and machine learning
    Supervisor:

    Dr Jagannath Aryal

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MAppSc (Environmental Management & Spatial Sciences), University of Tasmania, Australia

    Bachelor of Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal

    Location:
    Parkville campus
  147. Yawen Shao

    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology And Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D402, Engineering Block D
  148. Jihye Shin

    Thesis title:
    A BIM-based Approach to Design Multi-owned Development
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Architecture, Kyung Hee University, Korea

    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Architectural Engineering, Dongguk University, Korea

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room C416, Engineering Block C, Building 174
  149. Gaveen Pasindu Sirisena

    Thesis title:
    Bridge Management System for existing concrete bridges in coastal regions exposed to a Chloride Environment using Non-Destructive testing
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Hons) in Civil Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka

    Location:
    Room B404, Building 175
  150. Adam Yilun Song

    Thesis title:
    Defect detection of concrete using ultrasonic pulse velocity and impact echo
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
  151. Leila Soufeiani

    Thesis title:
    Innovative materials to improve the performance of prefabricated building facade system
    Supervisor:

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Dr Kate Nguyen

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc Structural Engineering, University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), 2013

    BSc in Civil engineering, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, 2007

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room 305, Building 174
  152. Reza Taban

    Thesis title:
    Teaching and learning Building Information Modelling in higher education
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Dr M. Reza Hosseini

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Architecture, IKI University, Iran

    Master of Construction Management, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, Australia

    Location:
    D419, Building 176
  153. Ali Tamizi

    Thesis title:
    The Application of Satellite Remote Sensing Systems under Extreme Environmental Conditions
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Civil Engineering-Water and Hydraulic Structures, University of Tabriz

    BSc in Civil Engineering-Water, University of Tabriz

    Location:
    Room B404, Building 175
  154. Tian Tang

    Thesis title:
    Fiber-reinforcement lightweight concrete
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Ali Kashani

    BSc in Science from University of Melbourne

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc (Civil engineering), University of Melbourne

    BSc, University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  155. Sasan Tavakoli

    Thesis title:
    Numerical Simulation of wave-ice interaction
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
    Qualifications:

    M.Sc. Naval Architecture, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2015;

    B.Sc. Naval Architecture, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2013

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room D419, Building 176
  156. Nathan Taylor

    Thesis title:
    The economic value of water in storage
    Supervisor:

    Prof Andrew Western

    Prof John Freebairn

    Prof John Langford

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor & Honours from Bond University

    Masters from QUT

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  157. Chinglen Meetei Tensubam

    Thesis title:
    Wave climate and ocean colour
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Assoc Prof Mihir Kumar Dash

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
    Qualifications:

    MTech, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagapur

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D414, Level 4, Building 176
  158. Bertrand Teodosio

    Thesis title:
    Innovative footing system for prefabricated residential structures
    Supervisor:

    Dr David Heath

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:
    Master of Engineering Science (Research), Monash University, Australia
    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B103, Building 175
  159. Pasindu Thalpe Guruge

    Thesis title:
    Structural feasibility of prefabricated modular construction for high rise buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  160. Sadeep Madhushan Thilakarathna

    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Dr Kasun Shanaka Baduge

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    BSc Engineering Hons, University of Moratuwa

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  161. Rohit Tiwari

    Thesis title:
    Displacement Based Design of Bridges
    Supervisor:

    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

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  162. Sapan Tiwari

    Thesis title:
    Operation and management for autonomous mobility on demand services
    Supervisor:

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology in Transportation Systems Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India

    Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering at University College of Engineering, RTU, Kota, India

    Location:
    Room B404, Desk 25, Block B, Building 175
  163. Maria Timofeeva

    Thesis title:
    Updated version of WW3 applicable for the wave modeling in Arctic and Antarctic seas. Study of the sea ice physics
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Moscow, Russia

    Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Moscow, Russia

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Block C, Room C401, Building 174
  164. Quang Hau Tran

    Thesis title:
    Behaviour and design of innovative composite steel-concrete shear wall and frame systems.
    Supervisor:

    Dr Tai Thai

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Infrastructure Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 176, Block D, Room D414, Desk 07, Parkville Campus
  165. Huy Quang Tran

    Thesis title:
    Wave-Current Interactions and Sediment Transport in Tidal Inlets
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering Science (Civil),Swinburne University of Technology

    Bachelor of Port and Waterway Engineering, Vietnam Maritime University

    Location:
    Room C401, Block C
  166. Luat Khoa Tran

    Thesis title:
    Development of an interface-aware higher order accurate transport scheme for reservoir simulation
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Matthai

    Dr Hani Akbari

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Computational Engineering at Vietnamese German University (Vietnam) and Ruhr University of Bochum (Germany)

    Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering Mechanics at Ho Chi Minh city University of Technology (Vietnam)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room 204b, Building 175
  167. Luca Trotter

    Thesis title:
    Hydrologic processes in changing climates: better understanding and modelling
    Supervisor:

    Dr Murray Peel

    Dr Margarita Saft

    Dr Keirnan Fowler

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    B Environmental Engineering (University of Bologna, IT)

    MSc Industrial Ecology (Leiden University, Delft University of Technology, NL)

    Location:
    Location: Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  168. Chin Fung (Philip) Tsang

    Thesis title:
    Analytical Framework for Batter Micropile System
    Supervisor:

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science (Civil System), University of Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Location:
    B204a, Desk 11, Level 2, Building 175
  169. Joost van der Linden

    Thesis title:
    Pore scale characterization
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof 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

    Location:
    B204a
  170. Nourehan Wahba

    Thesis title:
    Atomic air control technology as an alternative to typical air distribution methods
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Assoc Prof Lu Aye

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor’s degree in architectural engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology

    Location:
    Room C305, Desk 08, Block C, Building 175
  171. Anne Wang

    Thesis title:
    Assessing the contribution of solar-induced fluorescence (SIF) on the estimation of nitrogen status in orchards
    Supervisor:

    Prof Pablo J. Zarco-Tejad

    Dr Lola Suarez

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Geographic Information Technology, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  172. Hao Wang

    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

    Location:
    D402, Building 176
  173. Tianchun (Echo) Wang

    Thesis title:
    Utilisation of waste glass and plastics in concrete construction
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Ali Kashani

    Dr Abdalah Ghalan

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404 Engineering Block B
  174. Wen Wang

    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Environmental Engineering, University of Melbourne

    Master of Water Resource Management, University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  175. Xiaonan Wang

    Thesis title:
    Ontology-based context-aware representation and reasoning of natural-language spatial information
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master degree from Peking University

    Bachelor degree from China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

    Location:
    Room C305, Block C, Building 174
  176. Sewwandi Wijesuriya

    Thesis title:
    Changes of Phytoplankton Succession in Floodplain Lakes of Two River Systems
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Angus Webb

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    BSc Special in Zoology (first class honors), University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    333 Exhibition Street, Melbourne
  177. Chunying Wu

    Thesis title:
    Influence of climate change induced precipitation patterns on run-off regimes
    Supervisor:

    Prof Michael Stewardson

    Dr Angus Webb

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Geographical Information system, Nanjing Normal University, China

    Master of Cartography and Geography Information System, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  178. Bin Xing

    Thesis title:
    Cost-effective mitigation of reinforced concrete building for related earthquake risk
    Supervisor:

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of engineering (Civil) (Honours)

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    D419, Building 176
  179. Xiaowei Xu

    Thesis title:
    Reliability assessment of concrete bridges under heavy truck loading
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering, Hunan University, China

    Master of Philosophy (Engineering) in Civil Engineering, Tongji University, China

    Location:
    Room D402, Block D
  180. Xingkun Xu

    Thesis title:
    Numerical modeling of wind generated waves and the effect of sea spray on air-sea exchange fluxes under hurricane conditions
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Oceanography, Ocean University of China

    Location:
    B410, Block B
  181. Qi (Charles) Yang

    Thesis title:
    Rainfall-runoff processes in urban environment with varying coverage of vegetation
    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

    Bachelor of Engineering, Wuhan University

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)
  182. Zhiyuan Yang

    Thesis title:
    Land-Atmosphere Feedbacks of Lake Eyre, Australia and Their Contributions to the Global Water Cycles
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering (Irrigation and Drainage Engineering), China Agricultural University, Beijing, China;

    Master of Science (Natural Resources), University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  183. Muhammad Yasrab

    Thesis title:
    Advancing the performance of wave-forecast models and ocean remote sensing techniques for low winds
    Supervisor:

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    H2 Hydrographic Surveying Course from Royal Australian Navy Hydrograpghy School, HMAS Penguin, Sydney Australia

    MIS (Management Information Systems) from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad Pakistan

    Location:
    Building 175, Block B, Room: B404
  184. Tianwei Yin

    Thesis title:
    Service load estimation and real-time crowding prediction for Melbourne trams
    Supervisor:

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Discipline:
    Transport
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering, University of Queensland

  185. Mohammad Mobin Yazdani

    Thesis title:
    Multimodal connected transport
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2014–2018

    Location:
    Block B, Level 2, B210
  186. Arnold Yong

    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

    Location:
    B210, Building 175
  187. AbdAllah AbdRabElNaby Youssef Elsaieed

    Thesis title:
    Sector-scale numerical simulation of multiphase flow in highly heterogeneous sandstones with or without fracture overprint
    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Matthäi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in petroleum engineering in Jan 2018 from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

    Bachelor degree in petroleum engineering in May 2013 from Suez University, Egypt

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B204, Block B
  188. Enhao Zhang

    Thesis title:
    Develop robot-assisted rehabilitation in aged-care home
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Clinical Medicine, Shandong University, China

    Master of Surgery, Shandong University, China

    Location:
    Building 175, Block B, Level 4, Room 404
  189. Junjie Zhang

    Thesis title:
    A cost-efficient GNSS cooperative positioning system
    Supervisor:

    Dr Amir Khodabandeh

    Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Spatial), University of Melbourne,

    Bachelor of Science (Spatial Systems), University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Infrastructure Engineering Department, Building 174, Block C, Room C322, Parkville campus
  190. Hang Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Mapping the environments
    Supervisor:

    Dr Kourosh Khoshelham

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Communication Engineering, Harbin institute of Technology

    Master of Information and Communication Engineering, Harbin institute of Technology

    Location:
    Desk 23, B404, Block B
  191. Pengcheng Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Reduce the uncertainty of Bayesian floodforecasting method
    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Hydraulic and Hydropower Engineering, Tsinghua University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 231.08, Level 2, 333 Exhibition Street
  192. Qi (Jason) Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Optimisation of design and operation of pumping in irrigation systems considering behind-the-meter renewable energy and storage
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Hunan University, China

    Location:
    Level 3, 333 Exhibition St (Building 381)
  193. Yu (Cherry) Zhong

    Thesis title:
    Thermo-mechanical response of energy retaining walls
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Dr Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 5, B204a, Building 175
  194. Yuerong Zhou

    Thesis title:
    Spatial modelling of flood inundation with new spatial representing methods using GIS
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Prof QJ Wang

    Assoc Prof Rory Nathan

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Seat 341.16, Level 3, 333 Exhibition Street
  195. Zhiyuan Zhou

    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

    Location:
    D419, Building 176