The University of Wollongong thesis collection dates from 1954 and comprises over 3150 items, of which more than 1100 have been digitised and are available on Research Online. All UOW thesis records are harvested by the National Library of Australia's Trove.

Please note that due to copyright restrictions the version of the thesis available online may vary in content from the original version. A copy of the full thesis is held in the University Library.

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Theses from 2015

Fully nonlinear curvature flow of axially symmetric hypersurfaces, Fatemah Mofarreh

Fiscal policy and sustainable economic growth with focus on Australian mining sector taxation: a hybrid macro-modelling approach, Abbas Mohammadzadeh

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The peritectic phase transition and continuous casting practice, Suk-Chun Moon

Solving complex operational problems in mature steel plants by improved supply chain efficiencies, Saugato Mukerji

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Routing and propagation in urban vehicular ad hoc networks, Abhinay Mukunthan

Re-­telling belonging: an exploration of place, race and community through memoir, Phillipa (Pip) Newling

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Trace organic contaminant removal by fungal membrane bioreactors and enzymatic membrane reactors, Luong Ngoc Nguyen

In silico drug discovery targeting Chikungunya virus, Phuong Thuy Viet Nguyen

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Coastal vulnerability assessment: a case study in Kien Giang, western part of the Mekong River Delta in Vietnam, Thang Thi Xuan Nguyen

Natural product studies on tropical and polar plants, Ari Satia Nugraha

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The impact of oral probiotics on vaginal group b streptococcal colonisation rates in pregnant women: a pilot randomised control study, Paula Grace Olsen

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GIS ‐ based lands modelling across the Sydney basin, Darshika Palamakumbure

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Molecular dynamics simulation of fracture behaviour in nanocrystalline fcc structures, Linqing Pei

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Modelling of inverter interfaced renewable energy resources to investigate grid interactions, Brian K. Perera

Modelling vertical drains with vacuum preloading considering the soil structure characteristics, Matharage Darshana Anuradha Perera

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The rights of the child in the judicial sector in Vietnam: compliance with international legal standards, Thi Thanh Nga Pham

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Nutrients and trace organic contaminants removal by an anoxic-aerobic membrane bioreactor (mbr): lab-, pilot- and full-scale investigations, Hop Van Phan

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The design and development of novel metal oxide nanocomposites for sunlight driven water cleaning, Kanlaya Pingmuang

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Perovskite titanium nitride oxides and vanadium phosphates: synthesis and characterization, Spencer Hampton Porter

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America looks to Australia: Richard Casey's campaign in the United States, 1940-1942, James Anthony Prior

Nursing work activities in Australian residential aged care homes, Siyu Qian

Experimental and numerical analysis of thin spray-on liner materials for use in underground mines, Qiuqiu Qiao

Resource management In P2P and MANETs using layered coding techniques, Muhammad Salman Raheel

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Phytochemical and biological studies on selected Stemona and Stichoneuron species (Stemonaceae), Rosdayati Alino Ramli

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Advanced microstructural characterisation of insulated rail joints, Chandrahas Ramappa Rathod

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Project management framework for delivering sustainable residential developments, Scott Redwood

Synthesis and biological evaluation of phenothiazinium-efflux pump inhibitor hybrids as new agents for use in antimicrobial photodynamic therapy, Ardeshir Rineh

Risky masculinities: young men, risky drinking, public violence, and hegemonic masculinity, Adam Rogan

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Accommodating demographic differences in managerial face-to-face conversations in Australian workplaces, Ann Maree Rogerson

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Exploring the link between emotional awareness and social functioning during adolescence, H. Claire Rowsell

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Green traffic engineering techniques for current and next generation networks, Alejandro Ruiz Rivera

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The Quaternary geomorphological evolution of the River Murray mouth and lakes region, southern Australia, Deirdre Dymphna Ryan

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Investigating cross-market interdependence in frontier markets, Hameedah Sayani

Exploring crisis management challenges in destination management organizations, Michelle Renee Scarpino Johns

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Understanding printing behaviours and paper consumption at the University of Wollongong, Alison Louise Scobie

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Water privatization tactics: Cochabamba, Manila, New Delhi, Mary Elizabeth Scott

Stimulating entrepreneurial activity in Botswana: a path to sustainable and broad based inclusive growth, Lesego Sekwati

Diversity oriented synthesis of fused heterocycles from the cascade reactions of indigo with allylic and propargylic Systems, Alireza Shakoori

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An investigation into the effect of interruptions on cathodic arc plasma deposited TiN films for machining applications, and the development of a cutting test method under controlled atmosphere, Theo Finley Sinkovits

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Honouring the Kaswenta (Two Row Wampum): A Framework For Consultation With Indigenous Communities In Canada and Australia, Ashley Sisco

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Self-management of cognitive load in accounting within a Zimbabwean University context, Seedwell Tanaka Muyako Sithole

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The Australian Corporate Closet, why it’s still so full!, Ian Smith

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A demonstration of neuroimmune interactions between the candidate schizophrenia vulnerability gene Neuregulin 1 and peripheral and central cytokine levels: focus on IL-6 and GCSF, Peta Snikeris

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Structural and optical studies of GaAs1-xBix and p-Bi203 for optoelectronic devices, Julian Steele

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The modern midden: visualising waste through information design, Joanna Stirling

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Passivity control of bilateral and multilateral teleoperation systems, Da Sun

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An elasto-plastic strain-based approach for analysing the behaviour of ballasted rail track, Qideng Sun

Multi-agent solutions for task-based resource management under multiple constraints in disaster environments, Xing Su

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Compressed sensing for enhanced through-the-wall radar imaging, Van Ha Tang

Behaviour of blended waste materials for land reclamation for port extension, Seyed Mohammad Ali Tasalloti

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System and process development for a coaxial extrusion nozzle for fused deposition modelling, Adam Christopher Taylor

Localization and tracking of robotic endoscopic capsules using multiple positron emission markers, Trung Duc Than

Vision-based smoke detection, Hongda Tian

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Investigating teachers’ implementation of the task-based curriculum from a teacher cognition perspective: A case study of a Vietnamese upper-secondary school, Giang Nam Tran

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Data-driven risk management in supplier selection for the Turkish textile industry, Alptekin Ulutas

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Approximation contexts in addressing graph data structures, Nguyen Van Tuc

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Damage analysis of wheel/rail contact associated to high adhesion condition, Khoa Duy Vo

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Predicting remaining service potential of railway bridges based on visual inspection data, Niroshan Karunarathna Walgama Wellalage

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Physics of MR image distortion: Impact on breast cancer radiotherapy, Amy Walker

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The earth and the elements: multi-screen documentary and how the cinema migrates, Georgia Wallace-Crabbe

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Globalisation, the State and regional Australia: a case study of the Shoalhaven region, Amanda J. Walsh

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Neuromuscular and physiological characteristics of the early phase of running after cycling in elite triathletes, Joel A. Walsh

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Precursor, indicator or mirage: What relationship exists between spirituality and type of giftedness?, Russell Walton

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Studies of TBM rock cutting and frictional ignition control in underground coal mines, Gaofeng Wang

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Contributions to identity-based cryptography, Kefeng Wang

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Link scheduling in multi-transmit-receive wireless mesh networks, Luyao Wang

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Novel nanostructured electrocatalysts for fuel cells, Meng Wang

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Variational inference machines for semiparametric regression, Shen Wang

Single-stranded DNA-binding protein and its role in Okazaki fragment maturation, Yao Wang

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Exploring novel anode materials for sodium-ion storage, Yunxiao Wang

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Utilisation of unconventional ferrous materials by sintering, Zhe Wang

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Doppler spread estimation in high mobility wireless communications, Zichen Wang

The what and where of ultraviolet protective mechanisms in Antarctic mosses, Melinda Joy Waterman

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Dose verification for ophthalmic plaque brachytherapy quality assurance, Michael R. Weaver

Crystal plasticity finite element method simulation of high pressure torsion, Peitang Wei

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Removal of trace organic chemicals by membrane bioreactors and hybrid processes, Kaushalya Chandrakanthi Wijekoon

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Imagining and shaping: exploring creativity in leadership, Julie Maree Wilson Reynolds

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A critical analysis of the Australian government’s rationale for its vaccination policy, Judy Wilyman

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Beauty or brains? The impact of popular culture on the development of adolescent rural gifted girls' identity and subsequent talent development, Denise May Wood

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Pathways through online museum collections: designing serendipitous user experiences using formal concept analysis, Timothy Daniel Wray

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Fracture control of small diameter gas pipelines, Youyou Wu

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Light metal hydrides for reversible hydrogen storage applications, Guanglin Xia

On automatic testing of web search engines, Shaowen Xiang

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Stock loan valuation under a stochastic interest rate model, Liangbin Xu

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Coverage problems in energy harvesting wireless sensor networks, Changlin Yang

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Pchiru Shelni: a sexual practice in Bhutan, Tshering Yangden

Particle inertial focusing and separation in serpentine microchannels: mechanisms and applications, Jun Zhang

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Atomistic simulation of plasticity mediated by grain boundary and stacking fault tetrahedron in FCC metals, Liang Zhang

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Using diffusion of innovation theory to understand the factors impacting patients’ acceptance and use of consumer e-health innovations in primary health care, Xiaojun Zhang

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Development of advanced materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, Zhijia Zhang

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Deformation mechanisms in nanotwinned materials by molecular dynamics simulations, Xing Zhao

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Passive and linear hybrid vibration energy harvesting transducer, Sara Zolfaghar Tehrani

Theses from 2014

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The dynamics of oil prices and valuation of oil derivatives, Mohammed AbdulAziz Aba Oud

Design and synthesis of chiral ligands for the stereoselective synthesis of atropisomeric natural products, Ashraf Mostafa Kamal Abdel-Megeed

Processing graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes: routes to self- assembly of designed architectures for energy storage applications, Seyed Hamed Aboutalebi

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Effect of Thermo-mechanical Processing, Ageing and Compression on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of near β Ti Alloys Made from Powder, Mansur Ahmed

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Grid integration of solar photovoltaic resources: impact analysis and mitigation strategies, Md Jan-E Alam

Islanding detection of distributed generation and classification of voltage sags/swells using machine learning techniques, Mollah Rezaul Alam

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A comparative study of producers’ perspectives in the formation of road safety campaigns in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and Australia, Faiz Mohammed Aldalbhi

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Transmit power control protocol for multi-path wireless sensor networks, Uday Abduljaleel Theiab Al-Hamdany