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

Virtual Lab Using Markerless Augmented Reality, M Abhishek, P Aswin, Nihal Akhil, Ali Souban, Shafeeque Muhammedali, and Alanna Vial

Kinetic modelling of Prileschajew epoxidation of oleic acid under conventional heating and microwave irradiation, Adriana Aguilera, Pasi Tolvanen, Kari Eranen, Johan Warna, Sebastien Leveneur, Timothy R. Marchant, and Tapio Salmi

Numerical analysis of axially loaded circular high strength concrete-filled double steel tubular short columns, Mizen Ahmed, Qing Quan Liang, Vipulkumar I. Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Quality assurance of Cyberknife robotic stereotactic radiosurgery using an angularly independent silicon detector, Sultan Alhujaili, Giordano Biasi, Faisal Alzorkany, Garry Grogan, Muhammed Al Kafi, Jonathan Lane, Benjamin Hug, Abdullah H. Aldosari, Sami Alshaikh, Pejman Farzad, Martin A. Ebert, Belal Moftah, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Marco Petasecca


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

Evolution of rail surface degradation in the tunnel: The role of water on squat growth under service conditions, Ali Al-Juboori, Hongtao Zhu, David Wexler, Hui Jun Li, Cheng Lu, Andrew McCusker, J McLeod, S Pannila, and J Barnes

Simulation of convection heat transfer of magnetic nanoparticles including entropy generation using CVFEM, Tawfeeq Alkanhal, M Sheikholeslami, A Arabkoohsar, Rizwan-ul Haq, Ahmad Shafee, Zhixiong Li, and I Tlili

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


Axial-flexural interaction diagram of RPC columns reinforced with steel fibres, Ahmed Al-Tikrite and Muhammad N. S Hadi

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

Quantitative and non-invasive measurement of exercise-induced fatigue, 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

Directly grown nanostructured electrodes for high-power and high-stability alkaline nickel/bismuth batteries, Deliang Ba, Yuanyuan Li, Yunfei Sun, Zaiping Guo, and Jinping Liu


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 Modified DC Chopper for Limiting the Fault Current and Controlling the DC-Link Voltage to Enhance Fault Ride-Through Capability of Doubly-Fed Induction-Generator-Based Wind Turbine, Seyed Behzad Naderi, Michael Negnevitsky, 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

On the instantaneous dose rate and angular dependence of monolithic silicon array detectors, Giordano Biasi, Nicholas G. Hardcastle, Marco Petasecca, Susanna Guatelli, Vladimir Perevertaylo, Tomas Kron, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld


A novel design of flow structure model for online viscosity measurement, Yu Bie, Xiyan Guo, Pengyun Song, Jian Yang, and Zhixiong Li


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

Panel Session - Women in Engineering Networking Panel, Sudipta Chakraborty, Montserrat Ros, Eva Cheng, Andrea Goncher, and Alanna Vial


Compressive behaviour of FRP-confined rubber concrete, Chun Wa Chan, Tao Yu, S S. Zhang, and Qingfeng Xu

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


Selective Atomic-Level Etching on Short S-Glass Fibres to Control Interfacial Properties for Restorative Dental Composites, Kiho Cho, Guannan Wang, Raju Raju, Jian Fang, Ginu Rajan, Martina Stenzel, Paul Farrar, and Gangadhara B. Prusty


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 highly stiffness-adjustable robot leg for enhancing locomotive performance, Matthew Christie, Shuaishuai Sun, Donghong Ning, Haiping Du, S Zhang, and Weihua Li


Diffraction line profile analysis of 3D wedge samples of Ti-6Al-4V fabricated using four different additive manufacturing processes, Ryan Cottam, Suresh Palanisamy, Maxim Avdeev, Tom Jarvis, Chad Henry, Dominic Cuiuri, Levente Balogh, and Rizwan Rashid

A diagonally weighted matrix norm between two covariance matrices, Noel A. Cressie and Cecile Hardouin


Measurement and analysis of the radial motion error of aerostatic ultra-precision spindle, Hailong Cui, Dajiang Lei, Xinjiang Zhang, He Lan, Zhengyi Jiang, and Lingbao Kong

Numerical analysis of the dynamic performance of aerostatic thrust bearings with different restrictors, Hailong Cui, Yang Wang, Xiaobin Yue, Yifei Li, and Zhengyi Jiang

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

Regularity and classification of solutions to static Hartree equations involving fractional Laplacians, Wei Dai, Jiahui Huang, Yu Qin, Bo Wang, and Yanqin Fang


Characterizing deformation behaviour of an oxidized high speed steel: Effects of nanoindentation depth, friction and oxide scale porosity, Guanyu Deng, Anh Kiet Tieu, Lihong Su, Hongtao Zhu, Qiang Zhu, W Wan Zamri, and Charlie Kong


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


Accurate magneto-optical determination of radius of topological nodal-ring semimetals, Wenye Duan, Cuihong Yang, Zhongshui Ma, Yiming Zhu, and C Zhang


On The Cauchy Problem For Stochastic Parabolic Equations In Holder Spaces, Kai Du and Jiakun Liu

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


Optimisation of life cycle performance of a double-pass photovoltaic thermal-solar air heater with heat pipes, Wenke Fan, Georgios Kokogiannakis, and Zhenjun Ma


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

Improving the weld microstructure and material properties of K-TIG welded armour steel joint using filler material, Zhenyu Fei, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Hui Jun Li, Bintao Wu, and Lihong Su

An innovative approach of using continuous impedance-graded metallic composite system for attenuation of stress waves, P Fernando, Damith Mohotti, and Alex M. Remennikov

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


Experimental evaluation of tensile strength test methods for steel fibre-reinforced concrete, Hussam A. Goaiz, Nabeel Farhan, M Neaz Sheikh, Tao Yu, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Examining the Impact of Pedagogical Agents on Students Learning Experience in Virtual Worlds, Foteini Grivokostopoulou, Michael Paraskevas, Isidoros Perikos, Sasha Nikolic, Konstantinos Kovas, and Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis

Antieigenvalue-Based Spectrum Sensing for Cognitive Radio, Chen Guo, Ming Jin, Qinghua Guo, and Youming Li


An improved LSSVM model for intelligent prediction of the daily water level, Tao Guo, Wei He, Zhonglian Jiang, Xiumin Chu, Reza Malekian, and Zhixiong Li

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

Modelling and the feasibility study of a hybrid electrodialysis and thermal regeneration method for LiCl liquid desiccant dehumidification, Yi Guo, Ali Hussein Al-Jubainawi, and Xueyuan Peng


Optimum mix design of geopolymer pastes and concretes cured in ambient condition based on compressive strength, setting time and workability, Muhammad N. S Hadi, Haiqiu Zhang, and Shelley Parkinson

Fine-grained information flow control using attributes, Jinguang Han, Liqun Chen, Willy Susilo, Xinyi Huang, Aniello Castiglione, and Kaitai Liang

Analytical derivation of rib bearing angle of reinforcing bar subject to axial loading, Jun Han, Shuren Wang, Ying Chen, and Chen Cao


Maximum axial load carrying capacity of Fibre Reinforced-Polymer (FRP) bar reinforced concrete columns under axial compression, Hayder Alaa Hasan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Electromagnetic field-based control of distributed generator units to mitigate motor starting voltage dips in power grids, Most Sumaiya Hasan, Niroj Gurung, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Sukumar Kamalasadan


A unified framework for unconstrained and constrained ordination of microbiome read count data, Stijn Hawinkel, Frederiek-Maarten Kerckhof, Luc Bijnens, and Olivier Thas

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


Characterization of tantalum and tantalum nitride films on Ti6Al4V substrate prepared by filtered cathodic vacuum arc deposition for biomedical applications, Ay Ching Hee, Yue Zhao, Sina S. Jamali, Avi Bendavid, Phil J. Martin, and Hongbo Guo

Pitch bearing/raceway fretting: Influence of contact angle, Peiyu He, Rongjing Hong, Hua Wang, and Cheng Lu


A practical protocol for the experimental design of comparative studies on water treatment, Long Ho, Olivier Thas, Wout Van Echelpoel, and Peter L. M Goethals

Energy management of community microgrids considering degradation cost of battery, Md Hossain, Hemanshu Roy Pota, Stefano Squartini, Forhad Zaman, and Kashem M. Muttaqi

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

Sliding mode predictive tracking control for uncertain Steer-by-Wire system, Chao Huang, Fazel Naghdy, and Haiping Du

Shared control of highly automated vehicles using steer-by-wire systems, Chao Huang, Fazel Naghdy, Haiping Du, and Hailong Huang

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


Synergistic tribological performance of a water based lubricant using graphene oxide and alumina hybrid nanoparticles as additives, Shuiquan Huang, Anshun He, Jung-Ho Yun, Xuefeng Xu, Zhengyi Jiang, Sihai Jiao, and Han Huang


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

Compaction, degradation and deformation characteristics of an energy absorbing matrix, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Miriam Tawk, and Ana Heitor


Protecting PFC capacitors from overvoltage caused by harmonics and system resonance using high temperature superconducting reactors, Md Minarul Islam, Danny Sutanto, and Kashem M. Muttaqi

State of the Art of the Medium-Voltage Power Converter Technologies for Grid Integration of Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants, Md Rabiul Islam, A M. Mahfuz-Ur-Rahman, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

A New Magnetic-Linked Converter for Grid Integration of Offshore Wind Turbines Through MVDC Transmission, Md Rabiul Islam, Md. Ashib Rahman, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

Investigation of the Magnetic Response of a Nanocrystalline High-Frequency Magnetic Link With Multi-Input Excitations, Md Rabiul Islam, Md. Ashib Rahman, Pejush C. Sarker, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

Characterization of MOSkin detector for in vivo dose verification during Cobalt-60 high dose-rate intracavitary brachytherapy, Zulaikha Jamalludin, Weiloong Jong, R Abdul Malik, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Ngiemin Ung


SOI Thin Microdosimeter Detectors for Low Energy Ions and Radiation Damage Studies, Benjamin James, Linh T. Tran, James Vohradsky, David Bolst, Vladimir Pan, Madeline Carr, Susanna Guatelli, Alex Pogossov, Marco Petasecca, Michael L. F Lerch, Dale A. Prokopovich, Mark I. Reinhard, Marco Povoli, Angela Kok, David Hinde, Mahananda Dasgupta, Andrew Stuchbery, Vladimir Perevertaylo, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

The effect of raster orientation on the static and fatigue properties of filament deposited ABS polymer, Natalie Jap, Garth Pearce, Alan K. Hellier, Nicholas Russell, William C. H Parr, and William R. Walsh


Experimental study to examine the role of under sleeper pads for improved performance of ballast under cyclic loading, Wickramarachchi Withanage Chamindi Jayasuriya, Buddhima Indraratna, and Ngoc Trung Ngo

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

Spectrum Sensing Using Multiple Large Eigenvalues and Its Performance Analysis, Ming Jin, Qinghua Guo, Youming Li, Jiangtao Xi, and Defeng (David) Huang

Coating film profiles generated by fluctuating location of the wiping pressure and shear stress, Andrew D. Johnstone, Buyung Kosasih, Le Quang Phan, Andrew E. Dixon, and Wayne A. Renshaw


Theoretical analysis of electrochemical noise measurement with single substrate electrode configuration and examination of the effect of reference electrodes, Thomas Jurak, Sina S. Jamali, and Yue Zhao

Comprehensive survey of image steganography: Techniques, Evaluations, and trends in future research, Inas Jawad Kadhim, Prashan Premaratne, Peter James Vial, and Brendan Halloran

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

Performance Improvement of MIMO-FBMC Systems Using Different Diversity Combining Schemes Through AWGN and Rayleigh Channels, Satwinder Kaur, Lavish Kansal, Gurjot Gaba, Mohamed El Bakkali, and Faisel Em M Tubbal

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

Experimental and analytical investigations of CFFT columns with and without FRP bars under concentric compression, Qasim S. Khan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Predicting strength and strain enhancement ratios of circular fiber-reinforced polymer tube confined concrete under axial compression using artificial neural networks, Qasim S. Khan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Experimental investigation on foam concrete without and with recycled glass powder: A sustainable solution for future construction, Qasim S. Khan, M Neaz Sheikh, Timothy J. McCarthy, Mehdi Robati, and Mark Allen

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

A New Isolated Multi-Port Converter With Multi-Directional Power Flow Capabilities for Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Shakil Khan, Md Rabiul Islam, Youguang Guo, and Jianguo Zhu

A Super Descriptor Tensor Decomposition for Dynamic Scene Recognition, Muhammad Rizwan Khokher, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, and Son Lam Phung


Experimental comparison of green facades with outdoor test cells during a hot humid season, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Jo Darkwa, Sofia Badeka, and Yilin Li


Frequency Domain Characterization and Performance Bounds of ALMS Loop for RF Self-Interference Cancellation, Anh Tuyen Le, Le Chung Tran, Xiaojing Huang, Y J. Guo, and J (Yiannis) Vardaxoglou

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

Biomechanical approach in facilitating long-distance walking of healthy elderly people, Winson Lee, Aaron Leung, and Ming Zhang

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