The University of Wollongong Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences was formed in 2013 following an organisational restructure. It comprised an amalgamation of the former Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Informatics.

Related series: EIS Papers: Part A; Faculty of Engineering - Papers (Archive); and Faculty of Informatics - Papers (Archive).


Papers from 2018

Experimental evidence of liquid feeding during solidification of a steel, Gautam Agarwal, Murugaiyan Amirthalingam, Suk Chun Moon, Rian J. Dippenaar, Ian Richardson, and Marcel Hermans


Study of Solidification Cracking in a Transformation-Induced Plasticity-Aided Steel, Gautam Agarwal, A Kumar, H Gao, Murugaiyan Amirthalingam, Suk Chun Moon, Rian J. Dippenaar, Ian Richardson, and Marcel Hermans


Load forecasting under changing climatic conditions for the city of Sydney, Australia, Tanvir Ahmed, Dao Hoang Vu, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Ashish P. Agalgaonkar


Mechanisms of stabilization of expansive soil with lignosulfonate admixture, Dennis Pere Alazigha, Buddhima Indraratna, J S. Vinod, and Ana Heitor


Factors Affecting the Bond Strength Between the Fly Ash-based Geopolymer Concrete and Steel Reinforcement, Mustafa Sameer Abdulkareem Al-azzawi, Tao Yu, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Effect of Geogrid Reinforcement on the Flexural Behaviour of Concrete Pavements, Abbas Sahib Abd-Ali Al-Hedad and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Modeling and Experimental Evaluation of Bending Behavior of Soft Pneumatic Actuators Made of Discrete Actuation Chambers, Gursel Alici, Taylor Canty, Rahim Mutlu, Weiping Hu, and Vitor Sencadas


Influence of Steel Fibres on the Behaviour of RPC Circular Columns Under Different Loading Conditions, Ahmed Al-Tikrite and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Small sample inference for probabilistic index models, Gustavo Amorim, Olivier Thas, Karel K. Vermeulen, Stijn Vansteelandt, and Jan De Neve


Detailed balance as a quantum-group symmetry of Kraus operators, Andreas Andersson


Physical cleaning techniques to control fouling during the pre-concentration of high suspended-solid content solutions for resource recovery by forward osmosis, Ashley Ansari, Faisal I. Hai, Tao He, William E. Price, and Long D. Nghiem


Biocatalytic degradation of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, industrial chemicals, steroid hormones and pesticides in a membrane distillation-enzymatic bioreactor, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Faisal I. Hai, Jinguo Kang, Jason P. Van De Merwe, Frederic Leusch, William E. Price, and Long D. Nghiem

Impact of Pharmaceutically Active Compounds in Marine Environment on Aquaculture, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Faisal I. Hai, William E. Price, and Long D. Nghiem

An Experimental Study on the Shear Performance of Fully Encapsulated Cable Bolts in Single Shear Test, Naj Aziz, Haleh Rasekh, Ali Mirza, Guanyu Yang, Saman Khaleghparast, and Jan Nemcik


Investigation of the radiation dose from cone-beam CT for image-guided radiotherapy: A comparison of methodologies, Jarryd Buckley, Dean Wilkinson, Alessandra Malaroda, and Peter E. Metcalfe

Predicting the performance of embankments on PVD-improved subsoils, Jin-Chun Chai, Jack Shen, Martin D. Liu, and Da-Jun Yuan

Improvement of bonding strength of horizontal twin-roll cast steel/aluminum clad sheet by electromagnetic fields, Gang Chen, Jintao Li, and Guangming Xu

Degradation of ferritic stainless steels at 1200 °C in air, Xiawei Cheng, Zhengyi Jiang, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond Longbottom, Dongbin Wei, Ay Ching Hee, and Laizhu Jiang


Delay-dependent Fault-Tolerant Shape Control for Stochastic Distribution Systems, Yu Cheng, Long Chen, Tao Li, and Haiping Du


Metamorphic Testing: A Review of Challenges and Opportunities, Tsong Yueh Chen, Fei-Ching Kuo, Huai Liu, Pak-Lok Poon, Dave Towey, T H. Tse, and Zhiquan Zhou

Analytic properties of American option prices under a modified Black-Scholes equation with spatial fractional derivatives, Wenting Chen, Kai Du, and Xinzi Qiu

Numerical analysis and experimental investigation into the effects of manufacturing errors on the running accuracy of the aerostatic porous spindle, Hailong Cui, Yang Wang, Xiaobin Yue, Ming Huang, Wei Wang, and Zhengyi Jiang

An Improved 3D Surface Reconstruction Method Based on Three Wavelength Phase Shift Profilometry, Mingjun Ding, Jiangtao Xi, Guangxu Li, Limei Song, and Philip O. Ogunbona

Control technology for soft rock roadway in inclined coal seam: A case study in Nui Beo mine, Quang Ninh, Vietnam, Dao Viet Doan, Hongchao Zhao, Jiantao Cao, Chen Yong, and Wang Meng

Secure Message Communication Protocol among Vehicles in Smart City, Amit Dua, Neeraj Kumar, Ashok Kumar Das, and Willy Susilo

Development and trend of condition monitoring and fault diagnosis of multi-sensors information fusion for rolling bearings: a review, Zhihe Duan, Tonghai Wu, Shuaiwei Guo, Tao Shao, Reza Malekian, and Zhixiong Li


A novel electrospun, hydrophobic, and elastomeric styrene-butadiene-styrene membrane for membrane distillation applications, Hung Duong, Dan Chuai, Yun Chul Woo, Ho Kyong Shon, Long D. Nghiem, and Vitor Sencadas

Conformation of graphene folding around single-walled carbon nanotubes, Tom Dyer, Ngamta Thamwattana, and Barry J. Cox

A multi-objective design optimisation strategy for hybrid photovoltaic thermal collector (PVT)-solar air heater (SAH) systems with fins, Wenke Fan, Georgios Kokogiannakis, and Zhenjun Ma


Experimental Investigation on the Effect of Corrosion on the Bond Between Reinforcing Steel Bars and Fibre Reinforced Geopolymer Concrete, Nabeel Farhan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

A novel design procedure for designing linear generators, Omar Farrok, Md Rabiul Islam, Youguang Guo, Jian Guo Zhu, and Wei Xu


Mechanical behaviour of micro-fine steel fibre reinforced sulphoaluminate cement composite, Hu Feng, Gang Chen, Muhammad N. S Hadi, M Neaz Sheikh, and Bowen Zhou

Gamification artifacts and crowdsourcing participation: Examining the mediating role of intrinsic motivations, Yuanyue Feng, Hua Jonathan Ye, Yinghua Yu, Congcong Yang, and Tingru Cui

Quantifying the uncertainty of a model-reconstructed soilscape for archaeological land evaluation, Peter Finke, A Jafari, A Zwertvaegher, and Olivier Thas


Behaviour of carbon fibre-reinforced polymer-confined hollow circular concrete columns with inner polyvinyl chloride tube, Hussamaldeen GOAIZ, Tao Yu, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Quality Evaluation Tests for Tensile Strength of Reactive Powder Concrete, Hussamaldeen GOAIZ, Tao Yu, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Comparison of a one- and two-stage mixed model analysis of Australia's National Variety Trial Southern Region wheat data, Beverley J. Gogel, Alison B. Smith, and Brian R. Cullis

Look before you LIEEP: Practicalities of using ecological systems social marketing to improve thermal comfort, Ross Gordon, Katherine A. Butler, Paul Cooper, Gordon R. Waitt, and Christopher A. Magee

Empirically testing the concept of value-in-behavior and its relevance for social marketing, Ross Gordon, Sally Dibb, Christopher A. Magee, Paul Cooper, and Gordon R. Waitt

3D shape measurement of moving object with FFT-based spatial matching, Qinghua Guo, Yuxi Ruan, Jiangtao Xi, Limei Song, Xin-jun Zhu, Yanguang Yu, and Jun Tong


Axial and flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete columns strengthened with reactive powder concrete jacket and fibre reinforced polymer wrapping, Muhammad N. S Hadi, Atheer Hilal Mahdi Al - Gburi, M Neaz Sheikh, and Allister T. Carrigan

Microscopic plastic response in a bulk nano-structured TiAl intermetallic compound processed by high-pressure torsion, Jae Han, Xi Li, Rian J. Dippenaar, Klaus-Dieter Liss, and Megumi Kawasaki

Tribo-corrosion performance of filtered-arc-deposited tantalum coatings on Ti-13Nb-13Zr alloy for bio-implants applications, Ay Ching Hee, Phil J. Martin, Avi Bendavid, Sina S. Jamali, and Yue Zhao

Hardened raceway calculation analysis of a three-row roller slewing bearing, Peiyu He, Rong Liu, Rongjing Hong, Hua Wang, Guo Yang, and Cheng Lu


A closed-form pricing formula for European options under the Heston model with stochastic interest rate, Xinjiang He and Song-Ping Zhu

Development of a nodal model for predicting the vertical temperature profile in a stratum-ventilated room, Chao Huan, Fenghao Wang, X Wu, Zhang Lin, Zhenjun Ma, and Zhihua Wang

Delta Operator-Based Fault Estimation and Fault-Tolerant Model Predictive Control for Steer-By-Wire Systems, Chao Huang, Fazel Naghdy, and Haiping Du

Delta Operator-Based Model Predictive Control With Fault Compensation for Steer-by-Wire Systems, Chao Huang, Fazel Naghdy, and Haiping Du

Hot carrier relaxation in three dimensional gapped Dirac semi-metals, Sunchao Huang, Matthew Sanderson, Jie Tian, Qinjun Chen, Fengqiu Wang, and C Zhang


A novel selection method of seismic attributes based on gray relational degree and support vector machine, Yaping Huang, Haijun Yang, Xuemei Qi, Reza Malekian, Olivia Pfeiffer, and Zhixiong Li


Class A and C predictions for Ballina trial embankment with vertical drains using standard test data from industry and large diameter test specimens, Buddhima Indraratna, Pankaj Baral, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, and Darshana Perera


Inception of geohydraulic failures in granular soils - an experimental and theoretical treatment, Buddhima Indraratna, Jahanzaib Israr, and M Li


A stabilization theorem for Fell bundles over groupoids, Marius Ionescu, Alexander Kumjian, Aidan Sims, and Dana P. Williams

Separation of multiple speech sources by recovering sparse and non-sparse components from B-format microphone recordings, Maoshen Jia, Jundai Sun, Changchun Bao, and Christian H. Ritz


Multiple speech source separation using inter-channel correlation and relaxed sparsity, Maoshen Jia, Jundai Sun, and Xiguang Zheng

On the Second Boundary Value Problem for Monge-Ampère Type Equations and Geometric Optics, Feida Jiang and Neil Trudinger


Effect of hydraulic retention time on the performance of a hybrid moving bed biofilm reactor-membrane bioreactor system for micropollutants removal from municipal wastewater, Qi Jiang, Hao H. Ngo, Long D. Nghiem, Faisal I. Hai, William E. Price, Jian Zhang, Shuang Liang, L J. Deng, and Wenshan Guo

Ciphertext-policy attribute-based encryption against key-delegation abuse in fog computing, Yinhao Jiang, Willy Susilo, Yi Mu, and Funchun Guo

Effects of microrolling parameters on the microstructure and deformation behavior of pure copper, Yi Jing, Hong Mei Zhang, Hao Wu, Lian-Jie Li, Hong-Bin Jia, and Zhengyi Jiang


Tunable smart digital structure (SDS) to modularly assemble soft actuators with layered adhesive bonding, Hu Jin, Erbao Dong, Min Xu, Qirong Xia, Shuai Liu, Weihua Li, and Jie Yang

Characterisation of a MOSFET-based detector for dose measurement under megavoltage electron beam radiotherapy, Weiloong Jong, Ngiemin Ung, A Tiong, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong

On the performance of blanking nonlinearity in real-valued OFDM-based PLC, Filbert H. Juwono, Qinghua Guo, Defeng (David) Huang, Yifan Chen, Lu Xu, and Kitpo Wong


Stability and phase space analysis of fluidized-dense phase pneumatic transport system, Baldeep Kaur, Anu Mittal, Soumendu Jana, Soumya Suddha Mallick, and Peter W. Wypych


Concrete Filled Carbon FRP Tube (CFRP-CFFT) Columns with and without CFRP Reinforcing bars: Axial-Flexural Interactions, Qasim S. Khan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Characterization of amorphous soft magnetic materials for toroidal core multi-winding medium frequency transformers, Mahbubur R. Kiran, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto


Comparative effect of Mo and Cr on microstructure and mechanical properties in NbV-microalloyed bainitic steels, Andrii Kostryzhev, Navjeet Singh, Liang Chen, Chris R. Killmore, and Elena V. Pereloma


A new constitutive analysis of hexagonal close-packed metal in equal channel angular pressing by crystal plasticity finite element method, Hejie Li, Andreas Öchsner, Prasad K D V Yarlagadda, Yin Xiao, Tsuyoshi Furushima, Dongbin Wei, Zhengyi Jiang, and Kenichi Manabe

Adaptive Sliding Mode Control for Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Systems and Its Applications, Hongyi Li, Jiahui Wang, Haiping Du, and Hamid Reza Karimi

Experimental investigation of N2 injection to enhance gas drainage in CO2-rich low permeable seam, Jia Lin, Ting X. Ren, Gongda Wang, Patrick Booth, and Jan Nemcik


Marching schemes for inverse scattering problems in waveguides with curved boundaries, Peng Li, Keying Liu, and Weizhou Zhong

Tri-functional coating to enhance the capacity retention of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 for high power lithium ion battery, Jun Liu, Yifeng Cheng, Qinglu Fan, Lingyu Zhang, Liying Liu, Xi Ke, Naiguang Wang, Zhicong Shi, and Zaiping Guo

On factors affecting coalbed gas content measurement, Qingming Long, Qianting Hu, Zhenyu Zhang, and Ting X. Ren

One-dimensional spatial model for self-heating in compost piles: Investigating effects of moisture and air flow, Thiansiri Luangwilai, Harvinder S. Sidhu, and Mark Nelson


Micro-hydromechanical deep drawing of metal cups with hydraulic pressure effects, Liang Luo, Zhengyi Jiang, Dongbin Wei, Xiaogang Wang, Cunlong Zhou, and Qingxue Huang


Biomimetic aquaporin membranes for osmotic membrane bioreactors: Membrane performance and contaminant removal, Wenhai Luo, Ming Xie, Xiaoye Song, Wenshan Guo, Hao H. Ngo, John L. Zhou, and Long D. Nghiem

Thermodynamic Description of Al-Si-Mg-Ce Quaternary System in Al-Rich Corner and Its Experimental Validation, Zhao Lu, Xi Li, and Lijun Zhang


Antibacterial and Antifungal Activity of Poly(Lactic Acid)-Bovine Lactoferrin Nanofiber Membranes, Raul Machado, André Da Costa, Dina M. Morais da Silva, A C. Gomes, Margarida Casal, and Vitor Sencadas

Performance analysis of symmetric and asymmetric multilevel converters, A M. Mahfuz-Ur-Rahman, Md Rabiul Islam, Tahasin A. Fahim, Md Mazharul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

Performance analysis of switching techniques for asymmetric multilevel inverters, A M. Mahfuz-Ur-Rahman, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto


Investigation on the Behaviour of Partial Wrapping in Comparison with Full Wrapping of Square RC Columns under Different Loading Conditions, Anh Duc Mai, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

A Generic Scheme of plaintext-checkable database encryption, Sha Ma, Yi Mu, and Willy Susilo

Building energy performance assessment using volatility change based symbolic transformation and hierarchical clustering, Zhenjun Ma, Rui Yan, Kehua Li, and Natasa Nord

A new approach for modeling patient overall radiosensitivity and predicting multiple toxicity endpoints for breast cancer patients, Chamberlain Mbah, Kim De Ruyck, Silke De Schrijver, Charlotte De Sutter, Kimberly Schiettecatte, Chris Monten, Leen Paelinck, Wilfried De Neve, Hubert Thierens, Catharine West, Gustavo Amorim, Olivier Thas, and Liv Veldeman

State and Parameter Estimation of EVs, Brett McAulay, Boyuan Li, Philip A. Commins, and Haiping Du

Analysis of Magnetic Interaction in Remotely Controlled Magnetic Devices and Its Application to a Capsule Robot for Drug Delivery, Fredy Munoz, Gursel Alici, Hao Zhou, Weihua Li, and Metin Sitti


Improved performance of geosynthetics enhanced ballast: laboratory and numerical studies, Ngoc Trung Ngo, Buddhima Indraratna, Fernanda Bessa Ferreira, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Experimental study on RC T-section beams with an FRP-strengthened web opening, X F. Nie, Shi Shun Zhang, Jin Guang Teng, and G M. Chen


Integrated active and semi-active control for seat suspension of a heavy duty vehicle, Donghong Ning, Shuaishuai Sun, Haiping Du, and Weihua Li


Vibration control of an energy regenerative seat suspension with variable external resistance, Donghong Ning, Shuaishuai Sun, Haiping Du, Weihua Li, and Nong Zhang


Understanding reaction sequences and mechanisms during synthesis of nanocrystalline Ti2N and TiN via magnetically controlled ball milling of Ti in nitrogen, Erhuvwu J. Oghenevweta, David Wexler, and Andrzej Calka

Characterization of process-induced defects in automated fiber placement manufacturing of composites using fiber Bragg grating sensors, Ebrahim Oromiehie, B Prusty, Paul P. Compston, and Ginu Rajan


A dual fracture transition mechanism in nanotwinned Ni, Linqing Pei, Cheng Lu, Qian Tang, Anh Kiet Tieu, Xing Zhao, and Liang Zhang


The fate of trace organic contaminants during anaerobic digestion of primary sludge: A pilot scale study, Hop V. Phan, John Wickham, Sihuang Xie, James A. McDonald, Stuart J. Khan, Hao H. Ngo, Wenshan Guo, and Long D. Nghiem


Epi-convergence: the Moreau envelope and generalized linear-quadratic functions, Chayne Planiden and Xianfu Wang

Vibration mitigation for in-wheel switched reluctance motor driven electric vehicle with dynamic vibration absorbing structures, Yechen Qin, Chenchen He, Xinxin Shao, Haiping Du, Changle Xiang, and Mingming Dong

Evaluation and optimisation of micro flexible rolling process parameters by orthogonal trial design, Feijun Qu, Zhengyi Jiang, and Wenzhen Xia

Harmonic distorted modified triangular wave pulse width modulation for multilevel converters, Md Ashib Rahman, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

3D printed phantoms mimicking cortical bone for the assessment of ultrashort echo time magnetic resonance imaging, Robba Rai, David J. Manton, Michael Jameson, Sonal Josan, Michael Barton, Lois C. Holloway, and Gary P. Liney

Decreasing reservoir water levels improve habitat quality for Asian elephants, Ashoka Ranjeewa, Jennifer Pastorini, Karin Isler, Devaka Weerakoon, Helani Kottage, and Prithiviraj Fernando

Extensions to the Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel Mean Scores and Correlation Tests, J. C. W Rayner and Donald J. Best