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: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers.


Papers from 2013

Performance monitoring of a permeable reactive barrier (PRB) for the remediation of acidic groundwater in acidic sulfate soil (ASS) terrain, Laura Banasiak and Buddhima Indraratna

Modeling of chemical armoring in a permeable reactive barrier (PRB) in acid sulfate soil (ASS) terrain, Laura Banasiak, Punyama Pathirage, and Buddhima Indraratna

Vacuum consolidation and deformation analyses - case studies in Japan, Jin-Chun Chai, John P. Carter, and M D. Liu


An elasto-plastic model for liquefiable sands subjected to torsional shear loadings, Gabriele Chiaro, Junichi Koseki, and Nalin L. I De Silva

Landslide susceptibility and hazard assessment for the 21st century - focus on a regional study, Robin N. Chowdhury and Phillip N. Flentje

Soft soil improvement through consolidation: an overview, Jian Chu, Buddhima Indraratna, Shuwang Yan, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Effects of membrane fouling on N-nitrosamine rejection by nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes, Takahiro Fujioka, Stuart J. Khan, James A. McDonald, Rita K. Henderson, Yvan Poussade, Jorg E. Drewes, and Long Nghiem

Ground improvement for transportation infrastructure in Australia, Buddhima Indraratna

Laboratory evaluation of coefficient of radial consolidation based on pore-water-pressure dissipation and settlement, Buddhima Indraratna, Kourosh Kianfar, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Effect of ply configuration on hollow square reinforced concrete columns confined with Carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP), T D. Le, M T. Lester, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Effect of eccentric load on retrofitted reinforced concrete columns confined with FRP, Thong M. Pham, X Lei, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Use of geosynthetics to aid construction over soft soils - successes and cautions, R Kerry Rowe and Chalermpol Taechakumthorn

Simulation of fresh and fouled ballast behavior using discrete element method, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Ngoc Trung Ngo, Buddhima Indraratna, Jayan S. Vinod, and Matthew Coop

Genetic-algorithms-based algorithm portfolio for inventory routing problem with stochastic demand, Nagesh Shukla, M K. Tiwari, and Darek Ceglarek

Some aspects of the shear behaviour of unreinforced and geosynthetic-reinforced rail ballast, Khaja Syed, Buddhima Indraratna, and Jayan S. Vinod

Application of artificial neural network to soft ground improvement: a case study, Laricar D. Trani


Stabilization of NaZn(BH4)3 via nanoconfinement in SBA-15 towards enhanced hydrogen release, Guanglin Xia, Li Li, Zaiping Guo, Qinfen Gu, Yanhui Guo, Xuebin Yu, Hua Kun Liu, and Zongwen Liu


Influence of Ti/N ratio on simulated CGHAZ microstructure and toughness in X70 steels, Z X. Zhu, M Marimuthu, L Kuzmikova, H J. Li, F Barbaro, L Zheng, M Z. Bai, and C Jones

Papers from 2012


Microstructure evolution and alloying elements distribution between the phases in powder near-b titanium alloys during thermo-mechanical processing, Mansur Ahmed, Azdiar A. Gazder, Dmytro G. Savvakin, Orest M. Ivasishin, and E V. Pereloma


Chemical coagulation-based processes for trace organic contaminant removal: Current state and future potential, Jonathan T. Alexander, Faisal I. Hai, and Turki M. Al-aboud

Experimental and Monte Carlo verification of Acuros XB calculations near low and high density heterogeneities, E Alhakeem, S Alshaikh, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and S Zavgorodni

A novel three degrees of freedom partially decoupled robot with linear actuators, Gursel Alici, Jaime Gallardo-Alvarado, and Ramon Rodrguez-Castro

Study on surface roughness transformation during metal rolling, Saud Almotairy, Dongbin Wei, and Zhengyi Jiang

Measurement and effects of MOSKIN detectors on skin dose during high energy radiotherapy treatment, Hani Alnawaf, Martin Butson, and Peter K. N Yu


Comparison of Epson scanner quality for radiochromic film evaluation, Hani Alnawaf, Peter K. N Yu, and Martin Butson


Performance of a novel osmotic membrane bioreactor (OMBR) system: Flux stability and removal of trace organics, Abdulhakeem Alturki, James McDonald, Stuart J. Khan, Faisal I. Hai, William E. Price, and Long Nghiem

Crystal structure, electronic structure and thermoelectric properties of n-type BiSbSTe2, Sima Aminorroaya-Yamini, Chao Zhang, Xiaolin Wang, and Ivan Nevirkovets


Field monitoring of performance of ballasted rail track with geosynthetic reinforcement, P Anantanasakul, B Indraratna, S S. Nimbalkar, and T Neville

Monitoring of ballasted rail track with geosynthetic reinforcement, Pongpipat Anantanasakul, Buddhima Indraratna, Sanjay Nimbalkar, and Tim Neville

Simulations of 3-D drained behavior of normally consolidated clay using elastoplastic models, Pongpipat Anantanasakul and Victor N. Kaliakin

Three-dimensional drained behavior of normally consolidated anisotropic kaolin clay, Pongpipat Anantanasakul, J Yamamuro, and Poul V. Lade

Seismic site classifications and site amplifications for the urban centres in the shallow overburden deposits, P Anbazhagan and M Neaz Sheikh


Retro reflection of electrons at the interface of bilayer graphene and superconductor, Yee Sin Ang, Zhongshui Ma, and C Zhang


Terahertz photon mixing effect in gapped graphene, Yee Sin Ang, Shareef Sultan, Asya Tawfiq, Juncheng Cao, and Chao Zhang

Strong nonlinear optical response of bilayer graphene in the terahertz regime, Yee Sin Ang and Chao Zhang


Stress-strain model for concrete under cyclic loading, Farhad Aslani and Raha Jowkarmeimandi

Double shearing of rebar steel and cable bolts for effective strata reinforcement, Naj Aziz, Jan Anton Nemcik, and Hossein Jalalifar


Permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology: An innovative solution for the remediation of acidic groundwater from acid sulphate soil (ASS) terrain, Laura Banasiak and Buddhima Indraratna


Key strategies for managing acid sulphate soil (ASS) problems on the southeastern coast of New South Wales, Australia, L J. Banasiak and B Indraratna


Permeable reactive barrier (PRB) technology for the remediation of acidic groundwater from acid sulphate soil floodplain in south east New South Wales, L J. Banasiak, B Indraratna, and A. Golab


A linear time complexity solver for lattice quantum field theory computations, Dieter Beaven, John Fulcher, and Chao Zhang

Simulation of ionisation clusters formed in nanometric volumes of the deoxyribose-substitute tetrahydrofuran, Marion Ute Bug, Woon Yong Baek, and Hans Rabus

Rapid synthesis of functional oxides by electric discharge assisted mechanical milling method, A Calka, A A. Chowdhury, and K Konstantinov

A study of rock bolting failure modes, Chen Cao, Jan Anton Nemcik, Ting Ren, and Naj Aziz

Analytical derivations of bolt profile shear strength, Chen Cao, Jan Nemcik, and Naj Aziz


"Oxygen-vacancy effect on structural, magnetic, and ferroelectric properties in multiferroic YMnO3 single crystals", Dapeng Chen, Yi Du, Xiaolin Wang, Zhenxiang Cheng, S. X. Dou, Zhi W. Lin, Jian G. Zhu, and Bo Xu


Growth mechanism and magnetic properties of highly crystalline NiO nanocubes and nanorods fabricated by evaporation, Da-Peng Chen, Xiao-Lin Wang, Yi Du, Song Ni, Zi-Bin Chen, and Xiaozhou Liao


Continuous sorting of microparticles using dielectrophoresis, D F. Chen, W H. Li, H Du, and M Li

Deformation mechanism in nanoindentation of Ti 63.375Fe 34.125Sn 2.5 alloy, Kuiyu Cheng, Cheng Lu, K Tieu, L C. Zhang, and Yong Sun

A porphyrin-doped polymer catalyzes selective, light-assisted water oxidation in seawater, Jun Chen, Pawel W. Wagner, Lei Tong, Gordon G. Wallace, David L. Officer, and Gerhard F. Swiegers


Photomixing in topological insulator HgTe/CdTe quantum wells in terahertz regime, Qinjun Chen, Yee Sin Ang, R A. Lewis, Xiaolin Wang, and Chao Zhang

Characteristic analysis of hydraulic hybrid vehicle based on limit cycle, YanLi Chen, ShunAn Liu, Tao Shang, and YuanKun Zhang

Carbon-coated SnO(2)@C with hierarchically porous structures and graphite layers inside for a high-performance lithium-ion battery, Zhixin Chen, Zaiping Guo, Shenmin Zhu, Di Zhang, Jiajun Gu, Qinglei Liu, Chuanliang Feng, Yao Li, and Won-Jin Moon

Positron scattering from O2, Luca Chiari, Antonio Zecca, Saverio Girardi, Emanuele Trainotti, Gustavo Garcia, Francisco Blanco, R P. Mceachran, and M J. Brunger


Laboratory investigation on the compactability of clean sands, Gabriele Chiaro, Anna Gazzellone, and Giuseppe Modoni


Liquefaction and failure mechanisms of sandy sloped ground during earthquakes: a comparison between laboratory and field observations, Gabriele Chiaro and Junichi Koseki


Effects of initial static shear on liquefaction and large deformation properties of loose saturated Toyoura sand in undrained cyclic torsional shear tests, Gabriele Chiaro, Junichi Koseki, and Takeshi Sato

Globular reduced graphene oxide-metal oxide structures for energy storage applications, Alfred Chidembo, Seyed Hamed Aboutalebi, Konstantin K. Konstantinov, Maryam Salari, Brad R. Winton, Sima Aminorroaya-Yamini, Ivan Nevirkovets, and Hua K. Liu

Prediction of AC losses in MgB2 superconducting wires as a function of transport currents and temperatures, Seyong Choi, Jang-Hee Yoon, Mi-Sook Won, Byoung-Seob Lee, Jung-Woo Ok, Byoung Chul Kim, Jin Yong Park, Jung Ho Kim, S. X. Dou, Se-Hee Lee, and Tsukasa Kiyoshi


Geotechnics in the 21st Century, uncertainties and other challenges, with particular references to landslide hazard and risk assessment, Robin Chowdhury, Phillip Flentje, and Gautam Bhattacharya

Automation and simulation research for Australian underground coal mines, Christopher David Cook

Harnessing mechatronics and automation technologies to improve productivity, safety and quality in manufacturing, Christopher David Cook


Probing exchange bias effects in CoO/Co Bilayers with Pillar-Like CoO structures, David Laurence Cortie, Chin Shueh, Pei-Shi Chen, Jian-Fa Gao, Frank Klose, Jan Van Lierop, and Ko-Wei Lin


Terahertz surfoluminescence, D L. Cortie and R A. Lewis


The importance of scattering, surface potential, and vanguard counter-potential in terahertz emission from gallium arsenide, D L. Cortie and R A. Lewis

Aqueous dye-sensitized solar cell electrolytes based on the ferricyanide-ferrocyanide redox couple, Torben Daeneke, Yu Uemura, N W. Duffy, Attila J. Mozer, Nagatoshi Koumura, Udo Bach, and Leone Spiccia


A validated thermal model of bead-on-plate welding, Djarot Darmadi, A K. Tieu, and John Norrish


Characterization of a novel diamond-based microdosimeter prototype for radioprotection applications in space environments, Jeremy A. Davis, Kumaravelu Ganesan, Andrew D. C Alves, Susanna Guatelli, Marco Petasecca, Jayde Livingstone, Michael L. F Lerch, Dale A. Prokopovich, Mark I. Reinhard, Rainer M. Siegele, Steven Prawer, David Jamieson, Zdenka Kuncic, Vincent L. Pisacane, John F. Dicello, James Ziegler, Marco Zaider, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Resistance heated pressing (RHP): A novel technique for fabrication of titanium alloys, A Dehghan-Manshadi, Nicholas Hoye, Bob De Jong, and Rian Dippenaar

Thermo-mechanical processing of low manganese, titanium added pipeline steels, Ali Dehghan-Manshadi and Rian J. Dippenaar

Crystal plasticity investigation of texture evolution of Al single crystal during extrusion through a bent channel, Guanyu Deng, Cheng Lu, Lihong Su, Kiet Tieu, and Xianghua Liu

Modeling texture evolution during ECAP of copper single crystal by crystal plasticity FEM, G Y. Deng, C Lu, Lihong Su, Xianghua Liu, and A K. Tieu


The effect of reduced graphene oxide addition on the superconductivity of MgB2, K S. B De Silva, S Gambhir, X L. Wang, X Xu, W X. Li, D L. Officer, D Wexler, Gordon G. Wallace, and S. X. Dou


A significant improvement in the superconducting properties of MgB2 by co-doping with graphene and nano-SiC, K S B De Silva, X Xu, Xiaolin Wang, D Wexler, D Attard, F Xiang, and S. X. Dou


A novel laboratory technique for introducing inclusion to liquid steel, Neslihan Dogan, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond J. Longbottom, Mark H. Reid, and Xenophon C. Tsekouras


Why do we need new inclusion experimental techniques?, Neslihan Dogan, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond J. Longbottom, Mark H. Reid, and Xenophon C. Tsekouras


Monte Carlo study of the potential reduction in out-of-field dose using a patient-specific aperture in pencil beam scanning proton therapy, Stephen J. Dowdell, Benjamin Clasie, Nicolas Depauw, Peter E. Metcalfe, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Hanne M. Kooy, Jacob B. Flanz, and Harald Paganetti

Fe3O4 fuzzy spheroids as anode materials for lithium-ion batteries, Lihong Duan, Yudai Huang, Dianzeng Jia, Xingchao Wang, and Zaiping Guo


Effect of grain size on the hydrogen diffusion process in steel using cellular automaton approach, Druce P. Dunne, E V. Pereloma, and Nima Yazdipour

Dynamic maintenance requirements analysis in asset management, Richard Dwight, P Gordon, and P A. Scarf

Effect of high energy ball milling on compressibility and sintering behavior of alumina nanoparticles, A Eskandari, M Aminzare, Z Razavi hesabi, S H. Aboutalebi, and S K. Sadrnezhaad


Chosen-ciphertext secure anonymous conditional proxy re-encryption with keyword search, Liming Fang, Willy Susilo, Chunpeng Ge, and Jiandong Wang

Electroresistance and magnetoresistance effects in superconductor- insulator-ferromagnet hybrid structures, S A. Fedoseev, A V. Pan, O V. Shcherbakova, and S. X. Dou


Ultra fast MAS solid-state NMR studies of protein-protein interactions in the bacterial replisome, M Felletti, S Jehle, Y Wang, K Ozawa, S Jergic, G Otting, L Emsley, A Lesage, N Dixon, and G Pintacuda

Synthesis and electrochemical properties of non-stoichiometric Li-Mn-spinel (Li1.02MxMn1.95O4-yFy) for lithium ion battery application, Chuanqi Feng, Hua Li, Chaofeng Zhang, Zaiping Guo, Huimin Wu, and J Tang

Evolution of the Illawarra Escarpment terrain, Phillip Flentje


N-nitrosamine removal by reverse osmosis for indirect potable water reuse – A critical review based on observations from laboratory, pilot and full-scale studies, Takahiro Fujioka, Stuart J. Khan, Yvan Poussade, Jorg E. Drewes, and Long D. Nghiem

Effects of feed solution characteristics on the rejection of N-nitrosamines by reverse osmosis membranes, Takahiro Fujioka, Long Nghiem, Stuart J. Khan, James A. McDonald, Yvan Poussade, and Jorg E. Drewes

Pushing the limits for microactuators based on electroactive polymers, Babita Gaihre, Gursel Alici, Geoffrey M. Spinks, and Julie M. Cairney

Synthesis and electrochemical performance of LiV 3O 8/polyaniline as cathode material for the lithium battery, Xuan-Wen Gao, Jia-Zhao Wang, Shu-Lei Chou, and Hua Kun Liu

Analytical solutions for a single vertical drain with vacuum and time-dependent surcharge preloading in membrane and membraneless systems, Xueyu Geng, Buddhima Indraratna, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Non-linear analysis of soft ground consolidation at the Ballina by-pass, Xueyu Geng, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, and Richard Kelly

Laboratory and finite-element investigation of soil disturbance associated with the installation of mandrel-driven prefabricated vertical drains, Ali Ghandeharioon, Buddhima Indraratna, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Fluctuation of mean free path and transition temperature induced vortex pinning in (Ba,K)Fe2As2 superconductors, S R. Ghorbani, Xiaolin Wang, Mahboobeh Shahbazi, S. X. Dou, and C T. Lin


Self-shape optimisation application: Optimisation of cold-formed steel columns, Benoit P. Gilbert, Timothee J-M Savoyat, and Lip H. Teh

Self-shape optimisation principles: optimisation of section capacity for thin-walled profiles, Benoit P. Gilbert, Lip H. Teh, and Hong Guan

Critical current behaviour of YBCO thin films described by vortex pinning on low-angle domain boundaries and vortex creep, I A. Golovchanskiy, A V. Pan, S A. Fedoseev, O V. Shcherbakova, and S. X. Dou

SolTrack: An automatic video processing software for in situ interface tracking, S Griesser, R Pierer, Mark H. Reid, and Rian Dippenaar

Growth and characterization of TiO2 (B)/C composite nanowire and its application as anode material in Li-ion battery, Zaiping Guo

Behaviour of FRP wrapped high strength reinforced concrete columns under different loading conditions, Muhammad N. S Hadi