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 2019


A New Method for Direct Tensile Testing of Concrete, Faez Alhussainy, Hayder Alaa Hasan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

A frame reduction system based on a color structural similarity (CSS) method and Bayer images analysis for capsule endoscopy, Qasim Al-Shebani, Prashan Premaratne, Darryl J. McAndrew, Peter James Vial, and Shehan Abey

Chemotherapy-induced fatigue estimation using hidden Markov model, Sina Ameli, Fazel Naghdy, David Stirling, Golshah Naghdy, and Morteza Aghmesheh


Performance Simulation and Evaluation of Net Zero Energy Buildings in an Australian Coastal Climate, Joel Anderson, Duane A. Robinson, and Zhenjun Ma


Microbial electrolysis followed by chemical precipitation for effective nutrients recovery from digested sludge centrate in WWTPs, Sajib Barua, Basem Zakaria, Tae Chung, Faisal I. Hai, Tesfaalem Haile, Abdullah Al-Mamun, and Bipro R. Dhar


Analytical expressions for characterising voltage dips and phase-angle jumps in electricity networks, Most Begum, Mollah R. Alam, and Kashem M. Muttaqi


A comparative study of a NiTi alloy subjected to uniaxial monotonic and cyclic loading-unloading in tension using digital image correlation: The grain size effect, Xiaohui Bian, Azdiar Adil Gazder, Ahmed A. Saleh, and Elena V. Pereloma


An in-situ synchrotron study of the B2→B19′ phase transformation in a Ni-Ti alloy subjected to uniaxial monotonic tension, Xiaohui Bian, Ahmed A. Saleh, Peter Lynch, Christopher H. J Davies, Elena V. Pereloma, and Azdiar Adil Gazder


A novel empirical heat transfer model for a solar thermal storage process using phase change materials, Yu Bie, Ming Li, Fei Chen, Grzegorz Krolczyk, Lin Yang, Zhixiong Li, and Weihua Li

Evaluating the Managing Medicines for People With Dementia Website Version 2, Pippa Burns, Judy Mullan, Robyn J. Gillespie, Lindsey Harrison, Khin Than Win, Amanda Ann Baker, Victoria Traynor, Catherine Kostovski, Rhett Jay Thomas-Lee, Holly Gleeson, Frances Horne, and Zoran Velev

Experimental and numerical investigation of heat transfer performance and sustainability of deep borehole heat exchangers coupled with ground source heat pump systems, Wanlong Cai, Fenghao Wang, Jun Liu, Zhihua Wang, and Zhenjun Ma

Influence of tool pin eccentricity on microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of friction stir processed Al-5052 alloy, Yu Chen, He Wang, Xiaoyu Wang, Hua Ding, Jingwei Zhao, Fenghe Zhang, and Zhaohui Ren


A variable resonance magnetorheological-fluid-based pendulum tuned mass damper for seismic vibration suppression, Matthew Christie, Shuaishuai Sun, Lei Deng, Donghong Ning, Haiping Du, Shiwei Zhang, and Weihua Li

A Calculation Method to Investigate the Effects of Geometric Parameters and Operational Conditions on the Static Characteristics of Aerostatic Spherical Bearings, Hailong Cui, Huan Xia, Dajiang Lei, Xinjiang Zhang, and Zhengyi Jiang


Implementation of an IoT Based Radar Sensor Network for Wastewater Management, Adam Drenoyanis, Raad Raad, Ivan Wady, and Carmel Krogh

Behaviour and strength of bolted connections failing in shear, Matthew Elliott, Lip H. Teh, and Aziz Ahmed


Investigation of engineering properties of normal and high strength fly ash based geopolymer and alkali-activated slag concrete compared to ordinary Portland cement concrete, Nabeel Farhan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

A Probabilistic Approach to Cross-region Matching based Image Retrieval, Zhimin Gao, Lei Wang, and Luping Zhou


Optimal Learning Group Formation: A Multi-objective Heuristic Search Strategy for Enhancing Inter-group Homogeneity and Intra-group Heterogeneity, Soheila Garshasbi, Yousef Mohammadi, Sabine Graf, Samira Garshasbi, and Jun Shen

Performance investigation and optimisation of electrodialysis regeneration for LiCl liquid desiccant cooling systems, Yi Guo, Ali Hussein Al-Jubainawi, and Zhenjun Ma

An improved bistable stochastic resonance and its application on weak fault characteristic identification of centrifugal compressor blades, Changbo He, Hongkun Li, Zhixiong Li, and Xinwei Zhao

Entropy analysis of nanofluid convection in a heated porous microchannel under MHD field considering solid heat generation, S Hosseini, M Ghasemian, M Sheikholeslami, Ahmad Shafee, and Zhixiong Li


Concrete strength reduction due to over compaction, Ryan Howes, Muhammad N. S Hadi, and Warren J. South

Leakage-resilient ring signature schemes, Jianye Huang, Qiong Huang, and Willy Susilo


Effects of micro flexible rolling and annealing on microstructure, microhardness and texture of aluminium alloy, Mingshuai Huo, Jingwei Zhao, Haibo Xie, Fanghui Jia, Shengli Li, Hongmei Zhang, and Zhengyi Jiang


Use of Geogrids and Recycled Rubber in Railroad Infrastructure for Enhanced Performance, Buddhima Indraratna, Yujie Qi, Ngoc Trung Ngo, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Tim Neville, Fernanda Bessa Ferreira, and Amir Shahkolahi

Identity-based revocation system: Enhanced security model and scalable bounded IBRS construction with short parameters, Peng Jiang, Jianchang Lai, Fuchun Guo, Willy Susilo, Man Ho Au, Guomin Yang, Yi Mu, and Rongmao Chen

Numerical analysis of axially loaded rectangular concrete-filled steel tubular short columns at elevated temperatures, Ghanim Mohammed Kamil, Qing Quan Liang, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Protection analysis tool for distribution networks with a high embedded generation penetration, Joel Kennedy, Phil Ciufo, and Ashish P. Agalgaonkar

Bergman-Toeplitz operators on fat Hartogs triangles, Tran Vu Khanh, Jiakun Liu, and Trong Thuc Phung

An Amorphous Alloy Magnetic-Bus-Based SiC NPC Converter with Inherent Voltage Balancing for Grid-Connected Renewable Energy Systems, Shakil Khan, Md Rabiul Islam, Youguang Guo, and Jianguo Zhu

Smart approaches in facilitating engineering students to learn health technology, Winson Lee and Gursel Alici

Forecasting spontaneous combustion of coal in underground coal mines by index gases: A review, Yuntao Liang, Jian Zhang, Liancong Wang, Haizhu Luo, and Ting X. Ren


Non-linear tyre model-based non-singular terminal sliding mode observer for vehicle velocity and side-slip angle estimation, Boyuan Li, Haiping Du, Weihua Li, and Bangji Zhang

Multiview-Based 3-D Action Recognition Using Deep Networks, Chuankun Li, Yonghong Hou, Pichao Wang, and Wanqing Li

Designated-server identity-based authenticated encryption with keyword search for encrypted emails, Hongbo Li, Qiong Huang, Jian Shen, Guomin Yang, and Willy Susilo


Robust Entangled-Photon Ghost Imaging with Compressive Sensing, Jun Li, Wenyu Gao, Jiachuan Qian, Qinghua Guo, Jiangtao Xi, and Christian H. Ritz


Multi-objective optimisation of thermal energy storage using phase change materials for solar air systems, Wenye Lin, Zhenjun Ma, Haoshan Ren, Stefan Gschwander, and Shugang Wang

Observer-based Composite Adaptive Dynamic Terminal Sliding-mode Controller for Nonlinear Uncertain SISO Systems, Xiaofei Liu, Shengbo Qi, Reza Malekain, and Zhixiong Li

True spin and pseudo spin entanglement around Dirac Points in graphene with Rashba spin-orbit interaction, Zheng-Xin Liu, C Zhang, and Juncheng Cao

Numerical investigation of the shear behaviour of a cable bolt in single shear test, Xuwei Li, Guanyu Yang, Jan Nemcik, Ali Mirza, and Naj Aziz

Solidification process through a solar energy storage enclosure using various sizes of Al2O3 nanoparticles, Zhixiong Li, M Sheikholeslami, Ahmad Shafee, Rizwan-ul Haq, Ilyas Khan, I Tlili, and R Kandasamy

Influence of adding nanoparticles on solidification in a heat storage system considering radiation effect, Zhixiong Li, M Sheikholeslami, Ahmad Shafee, M Ramzan, R Kandasamy, and Qasem Al-Mdallal


On Tetragonality of the Martensite Crystal Lattice in Steels, V Lobodyuk, Yu Ya Meshkov, and Elena V. Pereloma

Reconstruction of isolated moving objects with high 3D frame rate based on phase shifting profilometry, Lei Lu, Zhaoyi Jia, Yinsen Luan, and Jiangtao Xi

An Advance Modulation Technique for Single-Phase Voltage Source Inverter to Integrate SMES into Low-Voltage Distribution, A M. Mahfuz-Ur-Rahman, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

DFT-based sizing of battery storage devices to determine day-ahead minimum variability injection dispatch with renewable energy resources, Subir Majumder, S A. Khaparde, Ashish P. Agalgaonkar, Phil Ciufo, Sarath Perera, and S V. Kulkarni

Enhanced Frequency Support from a PMSG-Based Wind Energy Conversion System Integrated with a High Temperature SMES in Standalone Power Supply Systems, Md Nafiz Musarrat, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto


Shear strength of a vegetated soil incorporating both root reinforcement and suction, Muditha Pallewattha, Buddhima Indraratna, Ana Heitor, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Conservation voltage reduction and VAr management considering urban distribution system operation with solar-PV, Dothinka Ranamuka Rallage, Ashish P. Agalgaonkar, and Kashem M. Muttaqi

Universal designated verifier signature scheme with non-delegatability in the standard model, Parvin Rastegari, Mehdi Berenjkoub, Mohammad Dakhilalian, and Willy Susilo


The development and ballistic performance of protective steel-concrete composite barriers against hypervelocity impacts by explosively formed projectiles, Alex M. Remennikov, Edward Gan, Tuan D. Ngo, and Michael Netherton

Optimal design and size of a desiccant cooling system with onsite energy generation and thermal storage using a multilayer perceptron neural network and a genetic algorithm, Haoshan Ren, Zhenjun Ma, Wenye Lin, Shugang Wang, and Weihua Li

Islanding Detection of Distributed Generation based on Rate of Change of Exciter Voltage with Circuit Breaker Switching Strategy, A Rostami, Amin Jalilian, Mehrdad Tarafdar Hagh, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and J Olamaei

State-of-the-Art Technologies for Development of High Frequency Transformers with Advanced Magnetic Materials, Pejush C. Sarker, Md Rabiul Islam, Youguang Guo, Jianguo Zhu, and Haiyan Lu

Coupling effect between road excitation and an in-wheel switched reluctance motor on vehicle ride comfort and active suspension control, Xinxin Shao, Fazel Naghdy, Haiping Du, and Yechen Qin

Application of Neural Network for estimation of heat transfer treatment of Al2O3-H2O nanofluid through a channel, M Sheikholeslami, M. Barzegar Gerdroodbary, R Moradi, Ahmad Shafee, and Zhixiong Li

Heat transfer behavior of nanoparticle enhanced PCM solidification through an enclosure with V shaped fins, M Sheikholeslami, Rizwan-ul Haq, Ahmad Shafee, and Zhixiong Li

In-situ neutron diffraction characterization on the phase evolution of y-TiAl alloy during the wire-arc additive manufacturing process, Chen Shen, Klaus-Dieter Liss, Mark H. Reid, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Yan Ma, Xi Li, and Hui Jun Li

Nutrient recovery from pig manure digestate using electrodialysis reversal:Membrane fouling and feasibility of long-term operation, Lin Shi, Sihuang Xie, Zhenhu Hu, Guangxue Wu, Liam Morrison, Peter Croot, Hongying Hu, and Xinmin Zhan

Development of a microwave stunning system for cattle 2: Preliminary observations on behavioural responses and EEG, Alison H. Small, J Lea, D Niemeyer, J Hughes, David W. McLean, J McLean, and J Ralph

Mobile Health Interventions for Self-Control of Unhealthy Alcohol Use: Systematic Review, Ting Song, Siyu Qian, and Ping Yu

The application of hybrid photovoltaic system on the ocean-going ship: engineering practice and experimental research, Yuwei Sun, Xinping Yan, Chengqing Yuan, Xujing Tang, Reza Malekian, Chang Guo, and Zhixiong Li

Enhanced Frequency Regulation Using Multilevel Energy Storage in Remote Area Power Supply Systems, Yingjie Tan, Kashem M. Muttaqi, Phil Ciufo, Lasantha G. Meegahapola, Xiaobin Guo, Bo Chen, and Haomin Chen


Physical and chemical insights into molecular adsorption of copolymer's monomers on Rutile surface, Thi D. Ta, Anh Kiet Tieu, Hongtao Zhu, Manh Ha Le, Thi Thuy Huong Ta, Viet Nhan Nghi Tran, and Shanhong Wan


Influence of molecular structure on lubrication of aqueous triblock copolymer lubricants between rutile surfaces: An MD approach, Thi D. Ta, Anh Kiet Tieu, Hongtao Zhu, Shanhong Wan, Hoang The Phan, and Jingcheng Hao


Occurrence and bioconcentration of micropollutants in Silver Perch (Bidyanus bidyanus) in a reclaimed water reservoir, Ashley Terechovs, Ashley Ansari, James A. McDonald, Stuart J. Khan, Faisal I. Hai, Nathan A. Knott, John L. Zhou, and Long D. Nghiem

Phononic crystal lens with an asymmetric scatterer, Yuping Tian, Zhuhua Tan, Xu Han, and Weihua Li

Blood Triglyceride Monitoring with Smartphone as Electrochemical Analyzer for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Jian Wang, Xiwei Huang, Shiyang Tang, Gongming Shi, X Q. Ma, and Jinhong Guo


A robust registration method for autonomous driving pose estimation in urban dynamic environment using LiDAR, Rendong Wang, Youchun Xu, Miguel Sotelo, Yulin Ma, T Sarkodie-Gyan, Zhixiong Li, and Weihua Li

Investigation on the feasibility and performance of transcritical CO2 heat pump integrated with thermal energy storage for space heating, Zhihua Wang, Fenghao Wang, Zhenjun Ma, Wenye Lin, and Haoshan Ren


Minimal hypersurfaces in the ball with free boundary, Glen Wheeler and V.-M Wheeler

Interface bonding properties of multi-layered metal composites using material composition method, Quanzhi Xia, Jianmei Wang, Kun Yao, Dingbang Hou, and Zhixiong Li

Effect of coal properties on the strength of coke under simulated blast furnace conditions, Xing Xing, Harold P. Rogers, Paul Zulli, Kim Hockings, and Oleg Ostrovski

Revocable attribute-based encryption with decryption key exposure resistance and ciphertext delegation, Shengmin Xu, Guomin Yang, and Yi Mu

Selective reduction of an Australian garnieritic laterite ore, Jun Yang, Guangqing Zhang, Oleg Ostrovski, and Sharif Jahanshahi

Approach to excellent superhydrophobicity and corrosion resistance of carbon-based films by graphene and cobalt synergism, Qingqing Yang, Shengguo Zhou, Liqiu Ma, Shanhong Wan, and Xiaobo Zhu


Derivative-Based Acceleration of General Vector Machine, Binbin Yong, Fucun Li, Qingquan Lv, Jun Shen, and Qingguo Zhou

Mode coupling chatter suppression for robotic machining using semi-active magnetorheological elastomers absorber, Lei Yuan, Shuaishuai Sun, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Donghong Ding, Orm Gienke, and Weihua Li

The negative Poisson's ratio and strengthening mechanism of nanolayered graphene/Cu composites, Che Zhang, Cheng Lu, Linqing Pei, Jiaqing Li, Rui Wang, and Anh Kiet Tieu

Effect of graphene on the tribolayer of aluminum matrix composite during dry sliding wear, Jiangshan Zhang, Zhixin Chen, Hui Wu, Jingwei Zhao, and Zhengyi Jiang

Graphene encapsulated SiC nanoparticles as tribology-favoured nanofillers in aluminium composite, Jiangshan Zhang, Shufeng Yang, Zhixin Chen, Hui Wu, Jingwei Zhao, and Zhengyi Jiang

Microstructure and tribological behaviour of alumina composites reinforced with SiC-graphene core-shell nanoparticles, Jiangshan Zhang, Shufeng Yang, Zhixin Chen, Monika Wyszomirska, Jingwei Zhao, and Zhengyi Jiang

Proactive inertisation in longwall goaf for coal spontaneous combustion control-A CFD approach, Jian Zhang, Hongtu Zhang, Ting X. Ren, Jianping Wei, and Yuntao Liang


Effects of grain boundary on wear of graphene at the nanoscale: A molecular dynamics study, Jie Zhang, Xinchun Chen, Qiang Xu, Tianbao Ma, Yuanzhong Hu, Hui Wang, Anh Kiet Tieu, and Jianbin Luo


Grain boundary induced deformation mechanisms in nanocrystalline Al by molecular dynamics simulation: From interatomic potential perspective, Liang Zhang, Yasushi Shibuta, Xiaoxu Huang, Cheng Lu, and Mao Liu

Cd(II) enhanced fluorescence and Zn(II) quenched fluorescence with phenylenevinylene terpyridine: A theoretical investigation, Zhiyong Zhang, Chengjun Wang, Zhongzhi Zhang, Yijing Luo, Shanshan Sun, and Guangqing Zhang


Top sheath flow-assisted secondary flow particle manipulation in microchannels with the slanted groove structure, Qianbin Zhao, Dan Yuan, Shiyang Tang, Guolin Yun, Sheng Yan, Jun Zhang, and Weihua Li

Jointly Learning Visual Poses and Pose Lexicon for Semantic Action Recognition, Lijuan Zhou, Wanqing Li, Philip O. Ogunbona, and Zhengyou Zhang

Papers from 2018

Engaging young children as application design partners: A stakeholder-inclusive methodological approach, Roba Abbas, Holly Tootell, Mark Freeman, and Grant N. Ellmers

Excess Pore Water Pressure Generation and Mud Pumping in Railways under Cyclic Loading, Aruni Lakmali Abeywickrama Bamunusing Kankanamge, Buddhima Indraratna, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

KMS states on C-algebras associated to a family of ⁎-commuting local homeomorphisms, Zahra Afsar, Astrid An Huef, and Iain F. Raeburn

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

Preliminary analytical formulation of ice-floater interactions including the effect of wave load, Aziz Ahmed, M. Abdullah Al Maruf, Arun Dev, and Mohammed Abdul Hannan


Nonlinear analysis of rectangular concrete-filled double steel tubular short columns incorporating local buckling, Mizen Ahmed, Qing Quan Liang, Vipulkumar I. Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


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

Developing a Block-chained knowledge management model (BCKMM): Beyond traditional knowledge management, Peyman Akhavan, Maryam Philsoophian, Lila Rajabion, and Morteza Namvar

Assessing the performance of ROCOF relay for anti-islanding protection of distributed generation under subcritical region of power imbalance, Mollah R. Alam, Most Begum, and Kashem M. Muttaqi

Characterization of Voltage Dips and Swells in a DG Embedded Distribution Network During and Subsequent to Islanding Process and Grid Reconnection, Mollah R. Alam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Abdesselam Bouzerdoum