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 2017

Interfacial Tension in the CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-(MgO) Liquid Slag-Solid Oxide Systems, Hamed Abdeyazdan, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond Longbottom, Muhammad A. Rhamdhani, Neslihan Dogan, and Michael W. Chapman

The effect of thermo-mechanical processing and ageing time on microstructure and mechanical properties of powder metallurgy near β titanium alloys, Mansur Ahmed, Dmytro G. Savvakin, Orest M. Ivasishin, and Elena V. Pereloma

Performance and dynamic behaviour of FRP strengthened CFST members subjected to lateral impact, Md Iftekharul Alam, Sabrina Fawzia, Xiao-Ling Zhao, Alex M. Remennikov, M Bambach, and M Elchalakani


Influence of geogrid on the drying shrinkage performance of concrete pavements, Abbas Sahib Abd-Ali Al-Hedad, Ebony Bambridge, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Behaviour of Small Diameter Steel Tubes under Axial Compression, Faez Alhussainy, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Ultra Wideband Channel Coefficient Measurements for Detecting Methane Gas in a Multipath Environment, Ahmed Moftah Ownalla Alshabo, David Stirling, Montserrat Ros, Peter James Vial, Beata J. Wysocki, Tadeusz A. Wysocki, and Nicholas Dal Sasso

Objective clinical gait analysis using inertial sensors and six minute walking test, Sina Ameli, Fazel Naghdy, David Stirling, Golshah Naghdy, and Morteza Aghmesheh


Curvature contraction of convex hypersurfaces by nonsmooth speeds, Ben H. Andrews, Andrew Brett Holder, James A. McCoy, Glen Wheeler, V.-M Wheeler, and Graham H. Williams


Impact of wastewater derived dissolved interfering compounds on growth, enzymatic activity and trace organic contaminant removal of white rot fungi - A critical review, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Faisal I. Hai, Jingwei Hou, William E. Price, and Long D. Nghiem


A General Framework for Secure Sharing of Personal Health Records in Cloud System, Man Ho Au, Tsz Hon Yuen, Joseph K. Liu, Willy Susilo, Xinyi Huang, and Zoe L. Jiang

The complex Monge-Ampère equation on weakly pseudoconvex domains, Luca Baracco, Tran Vu Khanh, and Stefano Pinton

Modeling the Stone Column Behavior in Soft Ground with Special Emphasis on Lateral Deformation, Sudip Basack, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, and Firman Siahaan

Numerical solution of single pile subjected to torsional cyclic load, Sudip Basack and Sanjay Nimbalkar

Survey of image-guided radiotherapy use in Australia, Vikneswary Batumalai, Lois C. Holloway, Shivani Kumar, Kylie L. Dundas, Michael Jameson, Shalini K. Vinod, and Geoff P. Delaney

Residual factor as a variable in slope reliability analysis, Gautam Bhattacharya, Robin N. Chowdhury, and Subhadeep Metya

A high-performance anode material based on FeMnO3/graphene composite, Heng Bin, Zhenpeng Yao, Shenmin Zhu, Chengling Zhu, Hui Pan, Zhixin Chen, Christopher Wolverton, and Di Zhang


Nitrogen doping in the carbon matrix for Li-ion hybrid supercapacitors: state of the art, challenges and future prospective, Syeda W. Bokhari, A Siddique, Hui Pan, Yao Li, M Imtiaz, Zhixin Chen, Shenmin Zhu, and Di Zhang


Design and Implementation of a Novel Web-Based E-Learning Tool for Education of Health Professionals on the Antibiotic Vancomycin, Stuart Bond, Shelley P. Crowther, Suman Adhikari, Ping Yu, Jay P. Bochard, Craig S. Boutlis, Wilfred W. Yeo, and Spiros Miyakis


Integrated Condition Monitoring and Prognosis Method for Incipient Defect Detection and Remaining Life Prediction of Low Speed Slew Bearings, Wahyu Caesarendra, Tegoeh Tjahjowidodo, Buyung Kosasih, and Anh Kiet Tieu


Equivalence And Stable Isomorphism Of Groupoids, And Diagonal-preserving Stable Isomorphisms Of Graph C* -algebras And Leavitt Path Algebras, Toke Meier Carlsen, Efren Ruiz, and Aidan Sims


Residential building retrofit through numerical simulation: a case study, Ermanno Lo Cascioa, Zhenjun Ma, Davide Borelli, and Corrado Schenone

A longitudinal cross-sector analysis of open data portal service capability: The case of Australian local governments, Akemi T. Chatfield and Christopher Reddick


Bonding process and interfacial reaction in horizontal twin-roll casting of steel/aluminum clad sheet, Gang Chen, Jintao Li, and Guangming Xu


Collaborative Data Analytics towards Prediction on Pathogen-Host Protein-Protein Interactions, Huaming Chen, Jun Shen, Lei Wang, and Jiangning Song


Numerical investigation of acoustic emission events of argillaceous sandstones under confining pressure, Zhaohui Chong, Xuehua Li, Jingzheng Lu, Tian Chen, Ji Zhang, and Xiangyu Chen

Hybrid force and position control of a conducting tri-layer electro-active polymer actuator, M Coskun, C Sancak, Mehmet Itik, and Gursel Alici

Can patients and their caregivers boost identification of HIV associated neurocognitive disorder (HAND)?, Denise Cummins, Kenneth J. Murray, Garry Trotter, Marijka Batterham, Loretta Healey, and Catherine O'Connor

Modelling the shear behaviour of clean rock discontinuities using artificial neural networks, Silvrano A. Dantas Neto, Buddhima Indraratna, David A. Oliveira, and Andre de Assis

Hollow fibre membrane contactors for ammonia recovery: current status and future developments, Mariam Darestani, Victoria Haigh, Sara Couperthwaite, Graeme Millar, and Long D. Nghiem

Greenhouse gas emissions from different pig manure management techniques: a critical analysis, Conor Dennehy, Peadar G. Lawlor, Yan Jiang, Gillian Gardiner, Sihuang Xie, Long D. Nghiem, and Xinmin Zhan

Sensitivity evaluation of two commercial dosimeters in detecting Helical TomoTherapy treatment delivery errors, Shrikant Deshpande, Mark Geurts, Philip J. Vial, Peter E. Metcalfe, and Lois C. Holloway

Recovering the absolute phase maps of three selected spatial-frequency fringes with multi-color channels, Yi Ding, Jiangtao Xi, Yanguang Yu, Fuqin Deng, and Jun Cheng

A high-efficiency denitrification bioreactor for the treatment of acrylonitrile wastewater using waterborne polyurethane immobilized activated sludge, Honghong Dong, Wei Wang, Zhaozheng Song, Hao Dong, Jianfeng Wang, Shanshan Sun, Zhongzhi Zhang, Ming Ke, Zhenjia Zhang, Wei Min Wu, Guangqing Zhang, and Jie Ma

Effects of diffusion and suction negative pressure on coalbed methane extraction and a new measure to increase the methane utilization rate, Jun Dong, Yuanping Cheng, Kan Jin, Hao Zhang, Qingquan Liu, Jingyu Jiang, and Biao Hu

Apparent and True Diffusion Coefficients of Methane in Coal and Their Relationships with Methane Desorption Capacity, Jun Dong, Yuanping Cheng, Qingquan Liu, Hao Zhang, Kaizhong Zhang, and Biao Hu

Active Speech Control using Wave-Domain Processing with a Linear Wall of Dipole Secondary Sources, Jacob Donley, Christian H. Ritz, and Bastiaan (Willem) Kleijn

Evolution of monitoring for Giardia and Cryptosporidium in water, Artemis Efstratiou, Jerry E. Ongerth, and Panagiotis Karanis


A Framework for Geotechnical Hazard Analysis in Highwall Mining Entries, Marc Elmouttie and Shivakumar Karekal


Large Scale Proactive Power-Quality Monitoring: An Example from Australia, Sean T. Elphick, Phil Ciufo, Gerrard M. Drury, Victor W. Smith, Sarath Perera, and Victor J. Gosbell


Methods for Harmonic Analysis and Reporting in Future Grid Applications, Sean T. Elphick, Victor J. Gosbell, Victor W. Smith, Sarath Perera, Phil Ciufo, and Gerrard M. Drury


Role of membrane fouling substances on the rejection of N-nitrosamines by reverse osmosis, Takahiro Fujioka, Hitoshi Kodamatani, Hidenobu Aizawa, Stephen Gray, Kenneth P. Ishida, and Long D. Nghiem

Optimization of camera arrangement using correspondence field to improve depth estimation, Shichao Fu, Farzad Safaei, and Wanqing Li


Kinetic study of thermal degradation of chitosan as a function of deacetylation degree, M A. Gámiz-González, Daniela M. Correia, Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez, Vitor Sencadas, J L. Gomez Ribelles, and A Vidaurre


HEp-2 Cell Image Classification with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks, Zhimin Gao, Lei Wang, Luping Zhou, and Jianjia Zhang

Electrospun gelatin nanofiber based self-powered bio-e-skin for health care monitoring, Sujoy Ghosh, Prakriti Adhikary, Santanu Jana, Anirban Biswas, Vitor Sencadas, Sudipto Gupta, Bipan Tudu, and Dipankar Mandal

Monte Carlo simulations for medical physics: From fundamental physics to cancer treatment, Susanna Guatelli and Sebastien Incerti

Optimized Identity-Based Encryption from Bilinear Pairing for Lightweight Devices, Fuchun Guo, Yi Mu, Willy Susilo, Homer Hsing, Duncan S. Wong, and Vijay Varadharajan

Modeling Single Piles Subjected to Evolving Soil Movement, Wei Dong Guo, Hongyu Qin, and E. H. Ghee


Influence of relaxation modes on membrane fouling in submerged membrane bioreactor for domestic wastewater treatment, Rasikh Habib, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Sidra Iftekhar, Zahiruddin Khan, Khum Gurung, Varsha Srivastava, and Mika Sillanpää


Behavior of self-compacting concrete columns reinforced longitudinally with steel tubes, Muhammad N. S Hadi, Faez Alhussainy, and M Neaz Sheikh


Experimental Investigation of Circular High-Strength Concrete Columns Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bars and Helices under Different Loading Conditions, Muhammad N. S Hadi, Hayder Alaa Hasan, and M Neaz Sheikh


Behavior of circularized hollow RC columns under different loading conditions, Muhammad N. S Hadi, Mohammed Jameel, and M Neaz Sheikh


Experimental investigation of composite beams reinforced with GFRP I-beam and steel bars, Muhammad N. S Hadi and Jiansong Yuan

Online Integration of Fragmented XML Documents, - Handoko and Janusz R. Getta


The impact of the mode of survey administration on estimates of daily smoking for mobile phone only users, Joseph Hanna, Damien V. Cordery, David G. Steel, Walter R. Davis, and Timothy Harrold

Improving stability and curving passing performance for railway vehicles with a variable stiffness MRF rubber joint, Benjamin Harris, Shuaishuai Sun, and Weihua Li

Low-complexity approximate iterative LMMSE detection for large-scale MIMO systems, Xiaochen He, Qinghua Guo, Jun Tong, Jiangtao Xi, and Yanguang Yu


How should a local regime-switching model be calibrated?, Xin-Jiang He and Song-Ping Zhu

Investigation of PDC cutter interface geometry using 3D FEM modelling, Seyed Ali Heydarshahy and Shivakumar Karekal

Comparison of the effectiveness of two styles of case-based learning implemented in lectures for developing nursing students' critical thinking ability: A randomised controlled trial, Shaohua Hong and Ping Yu

Effect of lanthanum in arc erosion of Titanium-Zirconium-Molybdenum alloy, Bo-Liang Hu, Kuai-She Wang, Ping Hu, Yuhang Zhou, Fan Yang, Qin-wei Li, Wei-Cheng Cao, Dong-Xin Liu, Ren-Zhi Liu, and Hai Liang Yu

Development of a self-sensing magnetorheological damper with magnets in-line coil mechanism, Guoliang Hu, Yun Lu, Shuaishuai Sun, and Weihua Li

Electrochemical corrosion behavior of platinum-coated lanthanum doped titanium-zirconium-molybdenum alloy, Ping Hu, Rui Song, Jie Deng, Zhen-yu Chen, Qin-wei Li, Bo-Liang Hu, Kuai-She Wang, Wei-Cheng Cao, Dong-Xin Liu, and Hai Liang Yu

Influence of concentrations of chloride ions on electrochemical corrosion behavior of titanium-zirconium-molybdenum alloy, Ping Hu, Rui Song, Xiao-Jing Li, Jie Deng, Zhen-yu Chen, Qin-wei Li, Kuai-She Wang, Wei-Cheng Cao, Dong-Xin Liu, and Hai Liang Yu

Investigation on compression behavior of TZM and La2O3 doped TZM Alloys at high temperature, Ping Hu, Yuhang Zhou, Tian Chang, Zhi-Tao Yu, Kuaishe Wang, Fan Yang, Bo-Liang Hu, Wei-Cheng Cao, and Hai Liang Yu

Assist-as-needed control of an intrinsically compliant robotic gait training orthosis, Shahid Hussain, Prashant K. Jamwal, Mergen H. Ghayesh, and Sheng Q. Xie


Improved Performance of Ballasted Rail Tracks using Plastics and Rubber Inclusions, Buddhima Indraratna, Ngoc Trung Ngo, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Large-strain vacuum-assisted consolidation with non-Darcian radial flow incorporating varying permeability and compressibility, Buddhima Indraratna, Rui Zhong, Patrick Fox, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Standard deviation of recurrence times for piecewise linear transformations, Mimoon Ismael, Rodney Nillsen, and Graham H. Williams


Controllable DC-link fault current limiter augmentation with DC chopper to improve fault ride-through of DFIG, Amin Jalilian, Seyed Behzad Naderi, Michael Negnevitsky, Mehrdad Tarafdar Hagh, and Kashem M. Muttaqi

Mechanism of ionic conduction in multi-layer polymeric films studied via electrochemical measurement and theoretical modelling, Sina S. Jamali, Thomas F. Suesse, Safa Jamali, Douglas J. Mills, and Yue Zhao


Behaviour of circularized and FRP wrapped hollow concrete specimens under axial compressive load, Mohammed Jameel, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Musculoskeletal modelling of human ankle complex: Estimation of ankle joint moments, Prashant K. Jamwal, Shahid Hussain, Yun Tsoi, Mergen H. Ghayesh, Sheng Q. Xie, and Xiesheng Quan

On Spectrum Sensing of OFDM Signals at Low SNR: New Detectors and Asymptotic Performance, Ming Jin, Qinghua Guo, Jiangtao Xi, Youming Li, and Yonghui Li

"Edge-on" MOSkin detector for stereotactic beam measurement and verification, Weiloong Jong, Ngiemin Ung, Ath Vannyat, Zulaikha Jamalludin, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Jeannie Hsiu Ding Wong


Load and moment interaction diagram for circular concrete columns reinforced with GFRP bars and GFRP helices, Hogr Karim, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Longitudinal reinforcement limits for fibre-reinforced polymer reinforced concrete members, Hogr Karim, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Site characterisation for the Ballina field testing facility, Richard B. Kelly, Jubert Pineda, L. Bates, L Suwal, and A Fitzallen


Evaluation of fertilizer-drawn forward osmosis for coal seam gas reverse osmosis brine treatment and sustainable agricultural reuse, Youngjin Kim, Yun Chul Woo, Sherub Phuntsho, Long D. Nghiem, Ho Kyong Shon, and Seungkwan Hong


Inference for social network models from egocentrically-sampled data, with application to understanding persistent racial disparities in HIV prevalence in the US, Pavel N. Krivitsky and Martina Morris


Microbial fuel cell is emerging as a versatile technology: a review on its possible applications, challenges and strategies to improve the performances, Ravinder Kumar, Lakhveer Singh, A W. Zularisam, and Faisal I. Hai


Trucks are destroying our roads and not picking up the repair cost, Philip G. Laird

Invited Review Terahertz Transmission, Scattering, Reflection, and Absorption-the Interaction of THz Radiation with Soils, R A. Lewis


Terahertz spectroscopy: the new tool to help detect art fraud, R A. Lewis

Joint Distance Maps Based Action Recognition with Convolutional Neural Networks, Chuankun Li, Yonghong Hou, Pichao Wang, and Wanqing Li

Structural evolution of metals at high temperature: complementary investigations with neutron and synchrotron quantum beams, Klaus-Dieter Liss

Towards complex activity recognition using a Bayesian network-based probabilistic generative framework, Li Liu, Guoxin Su, Zi-Gang Huang, Ming Liu, and Shu Wang

Towards complex activity recognition using a Bayesian network-based probabilistic generative framework, Li Liu, Shu Wang, Guoxin Su, Ziling Zhuang, and Ming Liu

Effect of confining pressure unloading on strength reduction of soft coal in borehole stability analysis, Qingquan Liu, Yuanping Cheng, Kan Jin, Qingyi Tu, Wei Zhao, and Rong Zhang


Energy Efficiency of Uplink Massive MIMO Systems With Successive Interference Cancellation, Tianle Liu, Jun Tong, Qinghua Guo, Jiangtao Xi, Yanguang Yu, and Zhitao Xiao


OPML: A one-pass closed-form solution for online metric learning, Wenbin Li, Yang Gao, Lei Wang, Luping Zhou, Jing Huo, and Yinghuan Shi

Hierarchical based model predictive control for automatic vehicles brake, Wenfei Li, Haiping Du, and Weihua Li

A unified approach for generalized minimum variance controller for linear time-varying systems, Zheng Li and Steven X. Ding

A new method to determine the activation time of the overexcitation limiter based on available generator rotor thermal capacity for improving long-term voltage instability, Hadi Lomei, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

The effect of combinations of iron-bearing minerals and quartz on coke reactivity, Raymond Longbottom, Brian J. Monaghan, Azrin A. Chowdhury, Merrick R. Mahoney, Mark H. Reid, Guangqing Zhang, and Kim Hockings

Fast single image super-resolution using estimated low-frequency k-space data in MRI, Jianhua Luo, Zhiying Mou, Binjie Qin, Wanqing Li, Feng Yang, Marc Robini, and Yuemin Zhu

Discretized pressure Poisson algorithm for the steady incompressible flow on a nonstaggered grid, Quanbing Luo, Ting X. Ren, and Dong Liang

A study on the thermal decomposition temperature (TDT) and critical ambient temperature (CAT) of cotton, Quanbing Luo, Ting X. Ren, Dong Liang, Jian Zhang, and Hao Shen

Comparison of thermal hazards of sodium dithionite and thiourea dioxide from thermal analysis (DSC-TG), small-scale self-heating experiments and FTIR smoke gas analysis, Quanbing Luo, Ting X. Ren, Hao Shen, Dong Liang, and Jian Zhang


Advanced techniques for characterizing bioinspired materials, Raul Machado and Vitor Sencadas