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 2020


A proximal average for prox-bounded functions, J Chen, X Wang, and Chayne Planiden

The study for public management policy utility evaluation and optimization system under the framework of social computing perspective, Le Chen, Xianzhi Yuan, Gaoyu Zhang, Qinghua Guo, Wei Liu, and Shuyi Zhang

Blockchain-based Dynamic Provable Data Possession for Smart Cities, Ruonan Chen, Yannan Li, Yong Yu, Huilin Li, Xiaofeng Chen, and Willy Susilo

The Lp-Brunn-Minkowski inequality for p < 1, Shibing Chen, Yong Huang, Qi Li, and Jiakun Liu

Microstructures of responsive photonic crystals on the stimuli-responsive performance: Effects and simulation, Tianxing Chen, Tao Lu, Zhixin Chen, Wanlin Wang, Wang Zhang, Hui Pan, Xin Meng, Xueliang Jiang, and Shenmin Zhu

Microstructure, mechanical properties and tribological behavior of the low-pressure cold sprayed tin bronze-alumina coating in artificial seawater, Wenyuan Chen, Yuan Yu, Anh Kiet Tieu, Junying Hao, Long Wang, Shengyu Zhu, and Jun Yang

Privacy-preserving polynomial interpolation and its applications on predictive analysis, Zhenhua Chen, Luqi Huang, Xiaonan Shi, Qiong Huang, Hao Wang, and Xueqiao Liu


G2i: A principled approach to leveraging the goal-to-information nexus in BDI agents, Kinzang Chhogyal, Angela Consoli, Aditya K. Ghose, and Hoa K. Dam

Charge material distribution behaviour in blast furnace charging system, Deside Chibwe, Geoffrey Michael Evans, Elham Doroodchi, Brian J. Monaghan, David J. Pinson, and Sheng Chew

Efficient data augmentation for multivariate probit models with panel data: an application to general practitioner decision making about contraceptives, Vincent Chin, David Gunawan, Denzil Fiebig, Robert Kohn, and Scott Sisson


Do food and stress biomarkers work for wastewater-based epidemiology? A critical evaluation, P Choi, D Bowes, J O'Brien, J Li, R Halden, Guangming Jiang, K Thomas, and J Mueller


Considerations for assessing stability of wastewater-based epidemiology biomarkers using biofilm-free and sewer reactor tests, Phil Choi, Jiaying Li, Jianfa Gao, Jake O'Brien, Kevin Thomas, Phong Thai, Guangming Jiang, and Jochen Mueller

Hybrid engineered dental composites by multiscale reinforcements with chitosan-integrated halloysite nanotubes and S-glass fibers, Kiho Cho, Muhammad Yasir, Minkyo Jung, Mark D. P Willcox, Martina H. Stenzel, Ginu Rajan, Paul Farrar, and Gangadhara B. Prusty

Investigation on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ti-1.0Fe Alloy with Equiaxed α + β Microstructures, Yan Chong, Ruixiao Zheng, Guanyu Deng, Akinobu Shibata, and Nobuhiro Tsuji

Acoustic emission investigation on scale effect and anisotropy of jointed rock mass by the discrete element method, Zhaohui Chong, Qiangling Yao, Xuehua Li, and Shivakumar Karekal


Effect of rock brittleness on propagation of hydraulic fractures in shale reservoirs with bedding-planes, Zhaohui Chong, Qiangling Yao, Xuehua Li, Liu Zhu, and Chuanjin Tang

Analytical modeling of indian-made biodegradable jute drains for soft soil stabilization: Progress and challenges, Kirti Choudhary, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Buddhima Indraratna, and Pradeep Kumar Choudhury


A New Modulation Technique to Improve the Power Loss Division Performance of the Multilevel Inverters, Md Razon Chowdhury, Md. Ashib Rahman, Md Rabiul Islam, and A M. Mahfuz-Ur-Rahman


QR Code Watermarking for Digital Images, Yang-Wai Chow, Willy Susilo, Joon Sang Baek, and jongkil Kim


Net section tension strength of bolted connections in ultra-high strength sheet steel during and after fire, Yong Cho, Lip H. Teh, Ben Young, and Aziz Ahmed


The variable resonance magnetorheological pendulum tuned mass damper: Mathematical modelling and seismic experimental studies, Matthew Christie, Shuaishuai Sun, Lei Deng, Donghong Ning, Haiping Du, Shiwu Zhang, and Weihua Li

A critical review on phase change material energy storage systems with cascaded configurations, S Christopher, K Parham, A Mosaffa, M Farid, Zhenjun Ma, Amrit Thakur, Huijin Xu, and R Saidur


Microbial electrochemical systems for hydrogen peroxide synthesis: Critical review of process optimization, prospective environmental applications, and challenges, Tae Chung, Mohamed Meshref, Faisal I. Hai, Abdullah Al-Mamun, and Bipro Dhar

Effect of Magnetic Arc Oscillation on the geometry of single-pass multi-layer walls and the process stability in wire and arc additive manufacturing, Diego Corradi, Alexandre Bracarense, Bintao Wu, Dominic Cuiuri, Zengxi Stephen Pan, and Hui Jun Li


A complete cross section data set for electron scattering by pyridine: Modelling electron transport in the energy range 0–100 EV, Filipe Costa, Ali Traoré-Dubuis, Lidia Álvarez, Ana Lozano, Xueguang Ren, Alexander Dorn, Paulo Limao-Vieira, Francisco Blanco, Juan Oller, Antonio Munoz, Adrián García-Abenza, Jimena Gorfinkiel, Alessandra Souza Barbosa, Marcio H. F. Bettega, Peter Stokes, Ronald White, Darryl Jones, Michael J. Brunger, and Gustavo Garcia


A variational model for conformation of graphene wrinkles formed on a shrinking solid metal substrate, Barry Cox, Tom Dyer, and Ngamta Thamwattana


Great expectations and even greater exceedances from spatially referenced data, Noel A. Cressie and Thomas F. Suesse

Measuring, mapping, and uncertainty quantification in the space-time cube, Noel A. Cressie and Christopher Wikle

Robust digital signature revisited, Hui Cui, Baodong Qin, Willy Susilo, and Surya Nepal


The Design of Early-Stage Plant Breeding Trials Using Genetic Relatedness, Brian R. Cullis, Alison B. Smith, Nicole A. Cocks, and David G. Butler

Does electronic medical record redesign increase screening of risk for pressure injury, falls and substance use in the Emergency Department? An implementation evaluation, Kate A. Curtis, Siyu Qian, Ping Yu, Janet White, Kate Ruperto, Sharyn Balzer, and Belinda Munroe


Homes with higher energy ratings sell for more. Here’s how Australian owners could cash in, Daniel J. Daly

Automatic feature learning for predicting vulnerable software components, Hoa K. Dam, Truyen Tran, Trang Thi Minh Pham, Shien Wee Ng, John Grundy, and Aditya K. Ghose

A digital zero-phase filter for measuring high frequency emissions (supraharmonics) in electrical distribution networks, Dilini Darmawardana, Sarath Perera, Duane A. Robinson, Jan Meyer, Matthias Klatt, and Jayatunga V. Jayatunga


Disaggregated level child morbidity in Bangladesh: An application of small area estimation method, Sumonkanti Das, Bappi Kumar, and Luthful Kawsar


Modeling a Thick Hydrogenated Amorphous Silicon Substrate for Ionizing Radiation Detectors, Jeremy A. Davis, Maurizio Boscardin, Michele Crivellari, Livio Fano, Matthew Large, Mauro Menichelli, Arianna Morozzi, Francesco Moscatelli, Maria Movileanu-Ionica, Daniele Passeri, Marco Petasecca, Mauro Piccini, Alessandro Rossi, Andrea Scorzoni, Bailey Thompson, Giovanni Verzellesi, and Nicolas Wyrsch

Role of perceived neighbourhood crime in the longitudinal association between perceived built environment and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a moderated mediation analysis, Tashi Dendup, Xiaoqi Feng, P. Y. O'Shaughnessy, and Thomas E. Astell-Burt

Influence of Fe addition in CP titanium on phase transformation, microstructure and mechanical properties during high pressure torsion, Guanyu Deng, Tilak Bhattacharjee, Yan Chong, Ruixiao Zheng, Yu Bai, Akinobu Shibata, and Nobuhiro Tsuji

Effects of normal load and velocity on the dry sliding tribological behaviour of CoCrFeNiMo0.2 high entropy alloy, Guanyu Deng, Anh Kiet Tieu, Xiaodong Lan, Lihong Su, Long Wang, Qiang Zhu, and Hongtao Zhu

Investigation into reciprocating dry sliding friction and wear properties of bulk CoCrFeNiMo high entropy alloys fabricated by spark plasma sintering and subsequent cold rolling processes: Role of Mo element concentration, Guanyu Deng, Anh Kiet Tieu, Lihong Su, Pei Wang, Long Wang, Xiaodong Lan, Shaogang Cui, and Hongtao Zhu


Fusing Multilevel Deep Features for Fabric Defect Detection Based NTV-RPCA, Yan Dong, Junpu Wang, Chunlei Li, Zhoufeng Liu, Jiangtao Xi, and Aihua Zhang


Improving wastewater management using free nitrous acid (FNA), Haoran Duan, Shuhong Gao, Xuan Li, Nur Ab Hamid, Guangming Jiang, Min Zheng, Xue Bai, Philip Bond, Xuanyu Lu, Mariella Chislett, Shihu Hu, Liu Ye, and Zhiguo Yuan


Thermal conductivity enhancement of nanofluid by adding multiwalled carbon nanotubes: Characterization and numerical modeling patterns, Congcong Du, Quyen Nguyen, Omid Malekahmadi, Ali Mardani, Zahra Jokar, Elmira Babadi, Annunziata D'Orazio, Arash Karimipour, Zhixiong Li, and Quang Bach

A novel identification system combining diffusion kurtosis imaging with conventional magnetic resonance imaging to assess intestinal strictures in patients with Crohn’s disease, Jin Du, Bao Lu, Si Huang, Ren Mao, Zhong Zhang, Qing Cao, Zhi Chen, Shuoyang Li, Qing Qin, Can Sun, Shi Feng, Zi Li, Li Huang, and Xue Li

Stochastic hölder continuity of random fields governed by a system of stochastic PDEs, Kai Du, Jiakun Liu, and Fu Zhang


A New Approach to Keep the Privacy Information of the Signer in a Digital Signature Scheme, Dung Hoang Duong, Willy Susilo, and Viet Cuong Trinh

Wildcarded identity-based encryption with constant-size ciphertext and secret key, Dung Hoang Duong, Willy Susilo, and Viet Cuong Trinh

An efficient multivariate threshold ring signature scheme, Dung Hoang Duong, Ha Tran, Willy Susilo, and Le van Luyen


Choosing subfields for LUOV and lifting fields for rainbow, Dung Hoang Duong, Le van Luyen, and Ha Tran

Membrane distillation regeneration of liquid desiccant solution for air-conditioning: Insights into polarisation effects and mass transfer, Hung Duong, Ashley Ansari, Hai Cao, Nguyen Nguyen, Khac-Uan Do, and Long D. Nghiem

Membrane Distillation for Strategic Water Treatment Applications: Opportunities, Challenges, and Current Status, Hung Duong, Ashley Ansari, Ruth Hailemariam, Yun Woo, Thao Pham, Lan Ngo, Duong Dao, and Long D. Nghiem


An unsupervised deep learning technique for susceptibility artifact correction in reversed phase-encoding EPI images, Soan Duong, Son Lam Phung, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, and Mark M. Schira


Susceptibility artifact correction for sub-millimeter fMRI using inverse phase encoding registration and T1 weighted regularization, Soan Duong, Son Lam Phung, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Harriet Boyd Taylor, A Puckett, and Mark M. Schira


Cartan subalgebras for non-principal twisted groupoid C-algebras, Anna L. Duwenig, E Gillaspy, R Norton, S Reznikoff, and S Wright


The Cuntz–Toeplitz algebras have nuclear dimension one, Philip Easo, Esperanza Garijo, Sarunas Kaubrys, David Nkansah, Martin Vrabec, David Watt, Cameron Wilson, Christian Bonicke, Samuel Evington, Marzieh Forough, Sergio Giron Pacheco, Nicholas Seaton, Stuart White, Michael F. Whittaker, and Joachim Zacharias

Classification of Sleep Arousal using Compact CNN, Ahmed Eldaraa, Hamza Baali, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Samir Belhaouari, Tanvir Alam, and Anas Rahman

Acoustic emission and finite element study on the influence of cusp angles on zirconia dental crowns, Ayman Ellakwa, Raju Raju, Cai Sheng, Ginu Rajan, and B Prusty

A yielding criterion for seismic gusset plates in tension, M Elliott and Lip H. Teh


Effect of attenuation mismatches in time of flight PET reconstruction, Elise Emond, Alexandre Bousse, Maria Machado, Joanna C. Porter, Ashley M. Groves, Brian F. Hutton, and Kris Thielemans


SPECS: A non-parametric method to identify tissue-specific molecular features for unbalanced sample groups, Celine Everaert, Pieter Volders, Annelien Morlion, Olivier Thas, and Pieter Mestdagh


An exploration of IoT platform development, Mahdi Fahmidehgholami and Didar Zowghi

Efficient AutoGAN: Predicting the rewards in reinforcement-based neural architecture search for Generative Adversarial Networks, Yi Fan, Xiulian Tang, Guoqiang Zhou, and Jun Shen

Axial load-bending moment (P-M) interactions of geopolymer concrete columns reinforced with and without steel fiber, Nabeel Farhan, M Neaz Sheikh, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Electrical power generation from the oceanic wave for sustainable advancement in renewable energy technologies, Omar Farrok, Koushik Ahmed, Abdirazak Tahlil, Mohamud Farah, Mahbubur Kiran, and Md Rabiul Islam


Design and Optimization of a Novel Dual-Port Linear Generator for Oceanic Wave Energy Conversion, Omar Farrok, Md Rabiul Islam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, Danny Sutanto, and Jianguo Zhu

Classification of multiclass imbalanced data using cost-sensitive decision tree c5.0, M Febriantono, Sholeh Pramono, - Rahmadwati, and Golshah Naghdy

Charge-and-Activate Policies for Targets Monitoring in RF-Harvesting Sensor Networks, Jia Fei, Kwan-Wu Chin, Changlin Yang, and Montserrat Ros

Effect of post-weld heat treatment on microstructure and mechanical properties of deep penetration autogenous TIG-welded dissimilar joint between creep strength enhanced ferritic steel and austenitic stainless steel, Zhenyu Fei, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Dominic Cuiuri, Hui Jun Li, Wen Huang, and Zhifang Peng

Microscopic characteristics of interface transition zone between magnesium phosphate cement and steel fiber, Hu Feng, Lulu Li, Pu Zhang, Danying Gao, Jun Zhao, Lu Feng, and M Neaz Sheikh


Scratch with double-tip tool: Crack behavior during simultaneous double scratch on BK7 glass, Junyuan Feng, Zhenping Wan, Wei Wang, Xiaofang Huang, Xinrui Ding, and Zhengyi Jiang

Data-driven algorithm for real-time fatigue life prediction of structures with stochastic parameters, S Feng, X Han, Zhenjun Ma, Grzegorz Krolczyk, and Zhen Li


Transient nonlinear heat transfer analysis using a generic grid refinement for structure parameter variations, S Feng, Y Tao, Zhenjun Ma, Grzegorz Krolczyk, and Zhixiong Li

Admissibility and Admissibilization of Singular Polynomial Fuzzy Systems with Time-Varying Delay, Zhiguang Feng, Yang Yang, Zhengyi Jiang, Yuxin Zhao, and Xin Yuan


Admissibilisation of singular interval type-2 Takagi-Sugeno fuzzy systems with time delay, Zhiguang Feng, Huayang Zhang, Haiping Du, and Zhengyi Jiang

Experimental, numerical and analytical study on the shock wave propagation through impedance-graded multi-metallic systems, P Fernando, Damith Mohotti, Alex M. Remennikov, P Hazell, H Wang, and Ali Amin

Stress propagation and debonding effects in impedance-graded multi-metallic systems under impact loading, P Fernando, Damith Mohotti, Alex M. Remennikov, P Hazell, H Wang, and Ali Amin


On the impact of internal gains and comfort band on the effectiveness of building thermal zoning, Massimo Fiorentini, Laia Ledo Gomis, Dong Chen, and Paul Cooper

A novel add-on collimator for preclinical radiotherapy applications using a standard cell irradiator: design, construction, and validation, Davide Fontanarosa, Jessica Benitez, Sana Talkhani, Andrew Fielding, Amir Entezam, Jamie Trapp, Davide Moi, Giordano Biasi, Marco Petasecca, and Roberta Mazzieri

HT-LSCM as a Tool for Indirect Determination of Precipitates by Real-Time Grain Growth Observations, Nora Fuchs, Christian Bernhard, Susanne Michelic, and Rian J. Dippenaar

Traceless AF embeddings and unsuspended E -theory, James Gabe

Approximating a far-field blast environment in an advanced blast simulator for explosion resistance testing, Edward Gan, Alex M. Remennikov, David Ritzel, and Brian Uy

Extreme-Learning-Machine-Based Noniterative and Iterative Nonlinearity Mitigation for LED Communication Systems, Dawei Gao, Qinghua Guo, Jun Tong, Nan Wu, Jiangtao Xi, and Yanguang Yu


Sparsity-Based Robust Bistatic MIMO Radar Imaging in the Presence of Array Errors, Wenyu Gao, Jun Li, Daming Zhang, and Qinghua Guo

A Review of Dynamic Maps for 3D Human Motion Recognition Using ConvNets and Its Improvement, Zhimin Gao, Pichao Wang, Huogen Wang, Mingliang Xu, and Wanqing Li

Secure Keyword Search and Data Sharing Mechanism for Cloud Computing, Chunpeng Ge, Willy Susilo, Zhe Liu, Jinyue Xia, Pawel Szalachowski, and Fang Liming

Cutting Pattern Positioning Method Based on Improved ROI Pooling of R2CNN, Lei Geng, Yang Liu, Zhitao Xiao, Jun Tong, Fang Zhang, and Jun Wu


DPSA: Dense pixelwise spatial attention network for hatching egg fertility detection, Lei Geng, Yunyun Xu, Zhitao Xiao, and Jun Tong

Splitting susceptibility in modern X80 pipeline steels, Alexey Gervasyev, Igor Pyshmintsev, Roumen Petrov, Chunyong Huo, and Frank J. Barbaro

The sit to stand to sit postural transition variability in the five time sit to stand test in older people with different fall histories, Maryam Ghahramani, David Stirling, and Fazel Naghdy

Assessing tumor centrality in lung stereotactic ablative body radiotherapy (SABR): the effects of variations in bronchial tree delineation and potential for automated methods, Wsam Ghandourh, Jason Dowling, Phillip Chlap, Andrew Oar, Susannah Jacob, Vikneswary Batumalai, and Lois C. Holloway

A bio-mimetic cellular structure for mitigating the effects of impulsive loadings – A numerical study, Abdallah Ghazlan, Tuan Ngo, Van Le, Tuan Nguyen, Steven Linforth, Alex M. Remennikov, and Andrew Whittaker

The Market Gardens Of Dark Dragon Ridge, New South Wales, Australia, 1876–1930, Peter Gibson


Web-Based Patient-Reported Outcome Measures for Personalized Treatment and Care (PROMPT-Care): Multicenter Pragmatic Nonrandomized Trial, Afaf Girgis, Ivana Durcinoska, Anthony Arnold, Joseph Descallar, Nasreen Kaadan, Eng-Siew Koh, Andrew Alexis Miller, Weng Ng, Martin G. Carolan, Stephen Della-Fiorentina, Sandra Avery, and Geoff P. Delaney

Topological data analysis in investment decisions, Anubha Goel, Puneet Pasricha, and Aparna Mehra

Above-roof air temperature effects on HVAC and cool roof performance: Experiments and development of a predictive model, Alan Green, Laia Ledo Gomis, Riccardo Paolini, Shamila Haddad, Georgios Kokogiannakis, Paul Cooper, Zhenjun Ma, Buyung Kosasih, and Mattheos Santamouris

A Mellin transform approach to barrier option pricing, Chiara Guardasoni, Marianito R. Rodrigo, and Simona Sanfelici

New estimation approaches for the hierarchical Linear Ballistic Accumulator model, David Gunawan, G Hawkins, M Tran, R Kohn, and S Brown

Bayesian weighted inference from surveys, David Gunawan, Anastasios Panagiotelis, William Griffiths, and Duangkamon Chotikapanich

Examining help requests on social networking sites: Integrating privacy perception and privacy calculus perspectives, Junpeng Guo, Nana Li, Yi Wu, and Tingru Cui


Flexural fatigue behaviour of geogrid reinforced concrete pavements, Muhammad N. S Hadi and Abbas Sahib Abd-Ali Al-Hedad