Research students

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  1. Suwash Acharya

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

    Prof Rory Nathan

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    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:
    Desk 6.124, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  2. Mehrdad Ahmadi

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Haya Al-Daghlas

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

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Dr Felix Hui

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    BSc Civil Engineering, University of Jordan

    Master in Engineering Project Management, University of Melbourne

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 6.019, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  7. Mark Allan

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

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    Desk 6.028, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  8. 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 (MSc) in Water Resources Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh

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

    Location:
    D312
  9. Kimia Amouzandeh

    Thesis title:
    Wayfinding in an indoor environment using verbal interactions
    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:
    Desk 5.021, Melbourne Connect
  10. Reza Asadi

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

    Assoc Prof Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Behrooz Ghahremannejad

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    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
  11. 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:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    BASc in Applied Computing, Southern Cross University

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 6.043, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  12. 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:
    Desk 6.046, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  13. 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:
    Desk 6.056, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  14. Katayoon Bahramian

    Thesis title:
    Flood forecasting
    Supervisor:

    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:
    Desk 6.107, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  15. 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
  16. Natasha Ballis

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

    Dr Murray Peel

    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:
    Desk 6.089, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  17. Ahmed Awadh Ba Rahma

    Thesis title:
    Innovative connections for modular tall buildings
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Tai Thai

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Structural Engineering and Construction, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

    Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP)

    Location:
    Room B404, Building 175
  18. 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:
    Desk 6.047, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  19. 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 (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

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

    BSc (Civil Engineering)

    Location:
    Room B204a, Desk 02, Block B, Building 175
  20. 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

    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:
    Desk 6.134, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  21. 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:
    Desk 5.022, Melbourne Connect
  22. 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 and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

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

    Location:
    Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  23. Arezoo Boroomandnia

    Thesis title:
    Analysing the role of the green stormwater control infrastructures in urban systems with a focus on water-energy nexus
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Masters in Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Tehran

    Bachelor in Water Resource Engineering, University of Tehran

    Location:
    Room C305, Desk 01, Block C, Building 174
  24. Mengnan Cai

    Supervisor:

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Masters degree, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

  25. Ricardo Camacho Castilla

    Thesis title:
    Spatial dynamics of the informal urban growth in disaster prone cities: Impact on resilience and sustainability practices
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Dr Jagannath Aryal

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Civil Engineering for Risk Mitigation, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy.

    BSc in Environmental Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

    BSc in Civil Engineering, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia.

    Location:
    Desk 6.048, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  26. 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:
    Room C322, Block C
  27. 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
  28. Lok Sang Chan

    Thesis title:
    Towards Multimodal Operation of Smart Intersections
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Aerospace), University of Adelaide

    Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences, University of Adelaide

    Location:
    Desk 2.098, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  29. Maxine Chan

    Thesis title:
    Towards a Low-Carbon Residential Sector: From National to Urban Scale
    Supervisor:

    Prof Lu Aye

    Dr Felix Hui

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    MS Energy Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman

    BS Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman

  30. Shilun Chen

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

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

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

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

    Location:
    Desk 6.023, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  31. Tairu Chen

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

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Wenbin Fei

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    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

  32. 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 (Transport)
    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:
    Desk 2.090, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  33. 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
  34. 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:
    Desk 5.007, Melbourne Connect
  35. 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:
    Desk 5.003, Melbourne Connect
  36. Hans Clarke

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

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    Qualifications:

    MSc, Grad Dip (Ed) Monash University

    Location:
    Desk 28, Room B404, Level 4, Engineering Block B, Bld 175
  37. 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:
    Desk 6.085, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  38. Xiangdong Dai

    Thesis title:
    Sustainable design of energy geo-structures
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Dr Asal Bidarmaghz

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (Civil Engineering), University of California, Los Angeles, USA (2015–2016)

    Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Tongji University, China (2011–2015)

    Location:
    Offshore
  39. Shyanaka Dananjaya

    Thesis title:
    Fire Behaviour of Concrete Facades
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    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
  40. 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:
    Desk 5.023, Melbourne Connect
  41. Claire Dixon

    Thesis title:
    Embedding Indigenous knowledge systems into engineering education to drive more innovative and sustainable practice
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Kaya Prpic

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Dr Melitta Hogarth

    Discipline:
    Engineering Education, Indigenous Knowledge
    Qualifications:

    BE(Civil)(Hons)/BCom, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 5.009, Level 5, Melbourne Connect
  42. Chen Dong

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  43. 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)
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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 6, Melbourne Connect
  47. Seyed Farid Fazel Mojtahedi

    Thesis title:
    Assessment of offshore geo-hazard and failure prediction using AI-ML
    Supervisor:

    Dr Negin Yousefpour

    Dr Shiao Huey Chow

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Science (Civil Engineering), Sharif University of Technology (Iran)

    Location:
    Desk 10, Room B204b, Block B, Building 175
  48. 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:
    Desk 6.121, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  49. Niels Fraehr

    Thesis title:
    Ensemble flood forecasting using multifidelity models
    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Engineering (Water and Environment), Aalborg University

    BSc in Engineering (Civil Engineering, Water and Environment), Aalborg University

    Location:
    Desk 6.116, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  50. 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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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
  51. Haran Prashadh Gananathan

    Thesis title:
    Capacity prediction and performance monitoring of mini piles using artificial intelligence
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of the Science of Engineering (Honours) specialised in Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka;

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

  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:
    Desk 6.086, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  54. Linna Geng

    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Master and Bachelor from Tianjin University, China

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 6.021, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  55. Kristian Gjoka

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

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Assoc Prof Robert Crawford

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    MSc Building and Architectural Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

    BSc Building Engineering, Politecnico di Milano

  56. Mandana Ghanavati

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

    Prof Ian Young

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Petroleum Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology

    Location:
    D419, Bld 174, Engineering Building, Parkville
  57. Amir Ghorbani

    Thesis title:
    Real-time modelling of crowd dynamics
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Dr Saeed Asadi Bagloee

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 2014–2019

    Location:
    Offshore
  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. Hongxiang Gou

    Thesis title:
    Matrix design and performance study of lightweight and high-strength engineered cementitious composites
    Supervisor:

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Dr Massoud Sofi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Material Physics, Southwest University, China

    Location:
    Offshore
  60. 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
  61. Xiaoying Gu

    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
  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:
    Desk 2.093, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  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. Maryam Hamlehdar

    Thesis title:
    Improving the design and operation of hybrid GSHP systems
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Energy Systems Engineering, The University of Tehran, Iran

    Location:
    Desk 06, Room B204b, Block B, Building 175
  65. Dongchen Han

    Thesis title:
    Improving digital engineering through computational methods
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering Structures, The University Of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 6.041, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  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 6.075, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  67. Wenyan Hu

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

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master Degree, East China Normal University

    Bachelor Degree, Northwest A&F University

    Location:
    Desk 5.025, Melbourne Connect
  68. Yao Hu

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

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master, School of Civil Engineering, Central South University

    Bachelor, School of Civil Engineering, Central South University

  69. Zexian Huang

    Thesis title:
    Domain Adaptation for Spatial 3D Object Detection
    Supervisor:

    Dr Martin Tomko

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Art (Computer Science) from University of Iowa

    Master of Science (Computer Science) from University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 5.008, Melbourne Connect
  70. 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
  71. Fatemeh Jahani Chehrehbargh

    Thesis title:
    Improving Land Resilience-Integrating Land Records and SDGs, Reassessing Registered Land Worldwide
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Dr Daniel Steudler

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (Remote Sensing), University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

    Bachelor of Science (Geodesy & Geomatics Engineering), K.N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

    Location:
    Desk 6.058, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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:
    Desk 6.080, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  75. Andrew John

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

    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:
    Desk 6.106, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  76. Kiersten Jowett

    Thesis title:
    Proof of location and the certainty spectrum
    Website:
    www.layoftheland.space
    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

    Location:
    Desk 5.002, Melbourne Connect
  77. 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:
    Desk 2.097, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  78. 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:
    Desk 6.096, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  79. Sachinthani Ayesha Karunarathna

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

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Xuemei Liu

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    B103, Building 175
  80. 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
  81. Sumesh K.C.

    Thesis title:
    Fusion of multi-senor earth observation data in identification, mapping, monitoring and modelling of croplands
    Supervisor:

    Dr Jagannath Aryal

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    Masters of Engineering in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

    Bachelors of Engineering in Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal

    Location:
    Offshore
  82. 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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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)
  83. Rene Sumantri Kurniadi

    Thesis title:
    Drained Cyclic Capacity of Horizontal Plate Anchors in Sand
    Supervisor:

    Dr Shiao Huey Chow

    Prof Mark Cassidy

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering, University of Indonesia

    Master of Science, University of Hannover

  84. Tay Son Le

    Thesis title:
    A complete optimisation with consideration of time and cost of high-performance connections in the modular construction
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Dr Tuan Nguyen

    Dr Felix Hui

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil with Business), The University of Melbourne

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

  85. 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:
    Desk 6.065, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  86. Peiye Li

    Thesis title:
    Vegetation stress detection and functional trait estimation through physical modelling using hyperspectral and thermal imagery
    Supervisor:

    Prof Pablo J. Zarco-Tejad

    Dr Jagannath Aryal

    Dr Tomas Poblete Cisterna

    Dr Alberto Hornero

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Environmental Science, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China

    Location:
    Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  87. Qin Li

    Thesis title:
    Investigate the lubrication mechanisms of articular cartilage
    Supervisor:

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Structural Engineering, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 6.020, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  88. Sheng Li

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

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

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

  89. 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
  90. Wei Lin

    Thesis title:
    Next generation of floating infrastructure
    Supervisor:

    Prof Mark Cassidy

    Assoc Prof Yinghui Tian

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science, University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh

    Bachelor of Engineering, Changsha University of Science and Technology

  91. Jiaxu Liu

    Thesis title:
    Rheological model for UHPC
    Supervisor:

    Dr Xuemei Liu

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master in Structural Engineering, The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor in Engineering Science, UWA

    Location:
    Desk 15, Room B404, Block B, Building 175
  92. Jin Liu

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

    Prof Ian Young

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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
  93. Wenlong Liu

    Thesis title:
    Geotechnical behaviour of embedded anchor chains
    Supervisor:

    Prof Mark Cassidy

    Assoc Prof Yinghui Tian

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    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
  94. 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 (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:
    Master of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia;
    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
    Location:
    Desk 6.024, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  95. Zhenyu Liu

    Thesis title:
    Effect of partial drainage on plate anchor capacity in sand
    Supervisor:

    Dr Shiao Huey Chow

    Assoc Prof Yinghui Tian

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    MEng in Geotechnical Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

    BEng in Civil Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

  96. 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
  97. 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 Transport)
    Qualifications:

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

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

    Location:
    Desk 2.100, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  98. Guisela Grossmann Matheson

    Thesis title:
    The Climatology of Tropical Cyclone Extreme Wave Heights
    Supervisor:

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Ocean Engineering
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geophysics and Marine Geology, Fluminense Federal University, Brazil

    BSc in Oceanography, Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil

  99. Chris Mathwin

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

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Assoc Prof 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
  100. 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:
    Desk 6.133, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  101. 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
  102. 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

    Location:
    Desk 6.083, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  103. Seyed Sina Mohri

    Thesis title:
    Parcel Locker Network Design: A Solution to The Logistic Last-Mile Problem
    Supervisor:

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Location:
    Desk 2.094, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  104. 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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 6.032, Melbourne Connect
  105. 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:
    Desk 6.095, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  106. Sanchari Mondal

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  107. Robert Morden

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

    Dr Avril Horne

    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:
    Desk 6.119, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  108. Yaser Motamedi

    Thesis title:
    Harnessing renewable energy from geothermal pavements
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Assoc Prof 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
  109. 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
  110. 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:
    Desk 6.108, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  111. Mohamed Zahlan Abdul Muthalif

    Thesis title:
    Integration of shape Grammer and knowledge base reconstruction of 3D models of complex indoors from Lidar data
    Supervisor:

    Dr Davood Shojaei

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    BSc in surveying sciences (hons) 2010 Sabaragamuwa university of Sri Lanka

    Location:
    Desk 6.049, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  112. 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
  113. 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
  114. Trac Nguyen Tan

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  115. Declan O’Shea

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

    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:
    Desk 6.105, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  116. 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)

  117. 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:
    Desk 6.078, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  118. Hossein Parineh

    Thesis title:
    Deep Reinforcement Learning in Multi-Agent Systems used in Connected Vehicles for urban traffic management
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Saeed Asadi Bagloee

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Iran University of Science and Technology

    Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering-Electronics, Iran University of Science and Technology

    Location:
    Desk 2.098, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  119. 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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    Qualifications:

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

    BSc in Economics and Commerce, University of Florence

  120. 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:
    Desk 6.079, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  121. 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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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
  122. 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
  123. 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 (Engineering management)
    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:
    Desk 6.022, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  124. 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
  125. Olga Pilipenets

    Thesis title:
    Optimisation of operations of hazardous cladding and commingled waste recycling plant using industry 4.0 technologies
    Supervisor:

    Dr Felix Hui

    Prof Priyan Mendis

    Prof Lu Aye

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering Management, The University of Melbourne

    Master of Environmental Engineering, The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Civil Law, The All-Russian State University of Justice (RLA of the Ministry of Justice of Russia), Russia

    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Russia

    Location:
    Desk 6.016, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  126. 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:
    Desk 6.082, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  127. 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
  128. Jie Qi

    Thesis title:
    Soil parameter estimation based on 3D imaging
    Supervisor:

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Wenbin Fei

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    MEng Civil Engineering from Beijing Jiaotong University

  129. Marko Radanovic

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

    Assoc Prof 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:
    Desk 6.072, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  130. Ramin Raeesi

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  131. Mohammad Masoud Rahimi

    Thesis title:
    Toward a constant service quality monitoring in transport nodes
    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:
    Desk 5.026, Melbourne Connect
  132. SM Safiqur Rahman

    Thesis title:
    Performance-based shelter planning and design for refugees: the case of Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Prof Greg Foliente

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science, Bangladesh University of Professionals

    Master of Business Administration (HRM), University of Dhaka

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Bangladesh University of Professionals

    Location:
    Offshore
  133. Mihir Rambhia

    Thesis title:
    Connection of the transition to sustainable urban development with smart cities, sensor/big data and their implications
    Supervisor:

    Dr Behzad Rismanchi

    Prof Stephan Winter

    Frank Schultmann (KIT)

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany

    B.Tech in Civil Engineering, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, India

    Location:
    Offshore
  134. 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:
    Desk 6.081, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  135. Mohsen Rezaei Shahmirzadi

    Thesis title:
    3D Printing of Geopolymer Material
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

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

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

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    B404, Building 175
  136. 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:
    Desk 6.068, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  137. Angela Rojas Arevalo

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

    Prof Lu Aye

    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
  138. Sinchan Roy Chowdhury

    Thesis title:
    ISPH based simulation of fluid-porous media interaction with hydraulic structures
    Supervisor:

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Prof QJ Wang

    Anirban Dhar (IIT Kharagpur)

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geological Sciences (2018), Michigan State University, USA

    MTech in Water Resources Engineering (2016), IIT Guwahati, India

    BE in Civil Engineering (2013), IIEST, Shibpur, India

    Location:
    Desk 6.117, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  139. Parvaneh Sadegh Nojehdeh

    Thesis title:
    Ionospheric spatiotemporal models for positioning
    Supervisor:

    Dr Amir Khodabandeh

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Geodesy, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran

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

    Location:
    Offshore
  140. 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:
    Desk 6.045, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  141. Sekar Sakti

    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Discipline:
    Infrastructure Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science, Industrial Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia;

    Master of Business Administration, Industrial Management, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan;

    Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia

  142. Ana Luiza Santos de Sá

    Thesis title:
    Investigating the factors influencing travel time use: implications of digital access and activity fragmentation for travel-demand modelling
    Supervisor:

    Dr Patricia Sauri Lavieri

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    MSc in Planning and Operation of Transportation Systems, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Special Studies in Transportation Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    BSc in Civil Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Location:
    Offshore
  143. 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, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Geomatics Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal

    Location:
    Desk 6.042, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  144. 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:
    Desk 6.076, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  145. Shuangmin Shi

    Thesis title:
    Modelling damage to glazing panels against hailstorms
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Structural), The University of Melbourne

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

    Location:
    Desk 6.017, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  146. Jihye Shin

    Thesis title:
    BIM-based approach for building subdivision toward dispute minimization within multi-owned buildings
    Supervisor:

    Prof Abbas Rajabifard

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Dr Behnam Atazadeh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics, CSDILA
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (MSc) in Architecture, Kyung Hee University, Korea

    Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Architectural Engineering, Dongguk University, Korea

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Desk 6.040, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  147. 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
  148. Gaurav Swami

    Thesis title:
    Progressive collapse analysis of tall composite modular buildings
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Tai Thai

    Dr Xuemei Liu

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Technology (M.Tech) in Structural Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India

    Master’s Thesis Research Work, Technical University (TU) Braunschweig, Germany

    Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in CIvil Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, India

    Location:
    Offshore
  149. 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, CSDILA
    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:
    Desk 6.044, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  150. Iman Taheri Sarteshnizi

    Thesis title:
    Real-time anomaly detection and classification in urban traffic networks
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

    Location:
    Desk 2.096, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  151. Ali Tamizi

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

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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
  152. Karen Tanfield

    Thesis title:
    What are the critical building information elements that are needed to effectively manage repairs and maintenance of common property for Owners Corporations of residential and mixed-use development? How can BIM be enhanced by recent human computer interface advancement in order to serve strata management?
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Mohsen Kalantari Soltanieh

    Assoc Prof Christopher Heywood

    Dr Georgia Warren-Myers

    Dr Davood Shojaei

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Architectural Studies (BAS) University of Cape Town, South Africa

    Bachelor of Architecture (BARCH), RMIT Melbourne, Australia

    Location:
    Desk 6.052, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  153. Tian Tang

    Thesis title:
    Fiber-reinforcement lightweight concrete
    Supervisor:

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    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
  154. Sasan Tavakoli

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

    Prof Alexander Babanin

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean Engineering)
    Qualifications:

    MSc Naval Architecture, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2015;

    BSc Naval Architecture, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2013

    Abstract:

    Download: Abstract [PDF]

    Location:
    Room D419, Building 176
  155. 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)
  156. 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
  157. Ippolita Tersigni

    Thesis title:
    Geostatistics of Antarctic sea ice
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Alessandro Toffoli

    Prof Ian Young

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    Qualifications:

    Master Degree in Environmental Economics, University of Turin, Italy

    Location:
    Room B404, Level 4, Block B, Building 175
  158. 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
  159. Amirthan Thirukumaran

    Supervisor:

    Dr Samintha Perera

    Prof Stephan Matthai

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of the Science of Engineering (Honors), specialised in Earth Resources Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Location:
    Offshore
  160. 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:
    Desk 2.091, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  161. Quang Hau Tran

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

    Assoc Prof 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
  162. 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 (Geotechnical)
    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
  163. 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:
    Desk 6.097, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  164. Chin Fung (Philip) Tsang

    Thesis title:
    Analytical Framework for Batter Micropile System
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof 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
  165. Anshul Vijay

    Thesis title:
    An investigation of the changing profile of freight distribution networks in Metropolitan Sydney due to the Covid-19 pandemic: Last-kilometer scenarios and possible public policy intervention
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Russell Thompson

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    B Eng (Mech & Manuf), The University of Melbourne

    B Commerce, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Offshore
  166. Luis Villegas Negrette

    Thesis title:
    Behaviour of thermal piles in loose/very loose granular materials
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Guillermo Narsilio

    Prof Raul Fuentes

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Geotechnical)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Geotechnical Engineering), EAFIT University, Colombia

    Location:
    B204b, Level 2, Building 175
  167. 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
  168. Anne (Yue) 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:
    Desk 6.135, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  169. Tianchun (Echo) Wang

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

    Prof Tuan Ngo

    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
  170. Wen Wang

    Supervisor:

    Prof QJ Wang

    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:
    Desk 6.113, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  171. 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:
    Desk 5.012, Melbourne Connect
  172. Xiangzhe Weng

    Thesis title:
    Investigating cost-effective seismic retrofitting strategies for existing reinforced concrete buildings in Australia
    Supervisor:

    Dr Elisa Lumantarna

    Dr Ryan Hoult

    Prof Nelson Lam

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Structural), The University of Melbourne

  173. Lilangi Wijesinghe

    Thesis title:
    Estimating grain crop yields using satellite remote sensing
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Dongryeol Ryu

    Prof Andrew Western

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of the Science of Engineering (Honours) in Earth Resources Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

    Location:
    Desk 6.067, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  174. 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
  175. 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:
    Desk 6.084, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  176. Xiangyu Xie

    Thesis title:
    Pumpability of concrete
    Supervisor:

    Dr Xuemei Liu

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Structural)
    Qualifications:

    Master from Wuhan University of Technology

  177. 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
  178. Caiwei Xu

    Thesis title:
    Investigating semi-rigid connections between columns and joints of precast concrete structures
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Applied Science, Queen’s University, Canada

  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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    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:
    Desk 6.110, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  182. 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:
    Civil Engineering (Ocean)
    Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Engineering, University of Queensland

    Location:
    Desk 2.095, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  184. Mohammad Mobin Yazdani

    Thesis title:
    Multimodal connected transport
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Neema Nassir

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

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

    Location:
    Desk 2.099, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  185. 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
  186. Enhao Zhang

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

    Assoc Prof Lihai Zhang

    Dr Saeed Miramini

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Bachelor of Clinical Medicine, Shandong University, China

    Master of Surgery, Shandong University, China

    Location:
    Desk 6.018, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  187. Junjie Zhang

    Thesis title:
    A cost-efficient GNSS cooperative positioning system
    Website:
    zjjdes.github.io/des/
    Supervisor:

    Dr Amir Khodabandeh

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Spatial), University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Science (Spatial Systems), University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 6.073, Melbourne Connect
  188. Yan Zhang

    Thesis title:
    Workplace transformation for infection control
    Supervisor:

    Dr Felix Hui

    Prof Colin Duffield

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Engineering management)
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering Management, The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 6.013, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  189. Hang Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Mapping the environments
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof 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 6.071, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  190. 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 6.109, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  191. 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:
    Desk 6.115, Level 6, Melbourne Connect
  192. Yuan (Jarvis) Zhao

    Thesis title:
    Unified framework for automated registration of point clouds, mesh surfaces, and 3D models
    Supervisor:

    Assoc Prof Kourosh Khoshelham

    Dr Amir Khodabandeh

    Discipline:
    Geomatics
    Qualifications:

    Master of Science (Computer Science), The University of Melbourne

    Bachelor of Science (Mathematics and Applied Mathematics), Sun Yat-sen University

    Location:
    Desk 5.020, Level 5, Melbourne Connect
  193. Xiao Zheng

    Thesis title:
    Connected and automated transport system application in public transport
    Supervisor:

    Prof Majid Sarvi

    Dr Saeed Asadi Bagloee

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering (Transport)
    Qualifications:

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

    Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China

    Location:
    Desk 2.092, Level 2, Melbourne Connect
  194. Yu (Cherry) Zhong

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

    Dr Guillermo Narsilio

    Dr Nikolas Makasis

    Assoc Prof Mahdi Miri Disfani

    Discipline:
    Civil Engineering
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Civil), The University of Melbourne

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

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

    Dr Wenyan Wu

    Prof Rory Nathan

    Prof QJ Wang

    Discipline:
    Environmental Hydrology and Water Resources
    Qualifications:

    Master of Engineering (Environmental), The University of Melbourne

    Location:
    Desk 6.111, Level 6, Melbourne Connect