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 2021

Anharmonicity-driven redshift and broadening of sharp terahertz features of α-glycine single crystal from 20 K to 300 K: Theory and experiment, Jackson Allen, Thomas Sanders, Josip Horvat, and R A. Lewis


MLC tracking for lung SABR is feasible, efficient and delivers high-precision target dose and lower normal tissue dose, Jeremy Booth, Vincent Caillet, Adam Briggs, Nicholas G. Hardcastle, Georgios Angelis, Dasantha Jayamanne, Meegan Shepherd, Alexander Podreka, Kathryn Szymura, Doan Nguyen, Per Poulsen, Ricky O'Brien, Benjamin Harris, Carol Haddad, Thomas Eade, and Paul Keall

Attenuation of UV absorption by poly(lactic acid)-iron oxide nanocomposite particles and their potential application in sunscreens, Dean Cardillo, Vitor Sencadas, Thierry Devers, Md Monirul Islam, Moeava Tehei, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Tifenn Boutard, Emmanuelle Rocher, Philip J. Barker, and Konstantin K. Konstantinov


Towards A More Effective Bidirectional LSTM-based Learning Model for Human-Bacterium Protein-Protein Interactions, Huaming Chen, Jun Shen, Lei Wang, and Yaochu Jin


Utilizing QR codes to verify the visual fidelity of image datasets for machine learning, Yang-Wai Chow, Willy Susilo, Jianfang Wang, Richard Buckland, Joon Sang Baek, jongkil Kim, and Nan Li

Nano-coupled heterostructure induced excellent mechanical and tribological properties in AlCoCrFeNi high entropy alloy, Yushan Geng, Hui Tan, Long Wang, Anh Kiet Tieu, Jiao Chen, Jun Cheng, and Jun Yang


H∞ delayed tracking protocol design of nonlinear singular multi-agent systems under Markovian switching topology, Xiangli Jiang, Guihua Xia, Zhiguang Feng, and Zhengyi Jiang

Development of a Bayesian based adaptive optimisation algorithm for the thermostat settings in agile open plan offices, Wenye Lin and Georgios Kokogiannakis

Experimental investigation and two-level model-based optimisation of a solar photovoltaic thermal collector coupled with phase change material thermal energy storage, Wenye Lin, Zhenjun Ma, Shugang Wang, Mohammed I. Sohel, and Ermanno Lo Cascio

Surface characteristics and wettability of superhydrophobic silanized inorganic glass coating surfaces textured with a picosecond laser, Hong Huynh Nguyen, Anh Kiet Tieu, Shanhong Wan, Hongtao Zhu, The Sang Pham, and Benjamin Johnston

Gravity Compensation of Delta Parallel Robot Using a Gear-Spring Mechanism, Vu Nguyen, Chin-Hsing Kuo, and Chyi Lin


A hybrid unsupervised clustering-based anomaly detection method, Guo Pu, Lijuan Wang, Jun Shen, and Fang Dong

Structure feature and evolution mechanism of pores in different metamorphism and deformation coals, Jiangang Ren, Zhimin Song, Bing Li, Jianbao Liu, Runsheng Lv, and Gaofeng Liu

Comparative study on crystallographic orientation, precipitation, phase transformation and mechanical response of Ni-rich NiTi alloy fabricated by WAAM at elevated substrate heating temperatures, Jun Wang, Zengxi Stephen Pan, Kristin R. Carpenter, Jian Han, Zhiyang Wang, and Hui Jun Li

Protonic acid catalysis to generate fast electronic transport channels in O-functionalized carbon textile with enhanced energy storage capability, Lei Wang, Xiaolong Li, Rong Liu, Yuanming Wang, Yang Bai, Yang Liu, Yu Ma, Guohui Yuan, and Zaiping Guo

High load capability, sticking scale inhabitation and promising lubrication of sodium carbonate coating for steel/steel contact at high temperature, Long Wang, Anh Kiet Tieu, Jun Wang, Pham Sang, Chunyang Xia, Hongtao Zhu, and Guanyu Deng

An Efficient Privacy Preserving Message Authentication Scheme for Internet-of-Things, Jiannan Wei, Tran Viet Xuan Phuong, and Guomin Yang

A hybrid deep-learning model for fault diagnosis of rolling bearings, Yang Xu, Zhixiong Li, Shuqing Wang, Weihua Li, Thompson Sarkodie-Gyan, and Shizhe Feng

A semi-active suspension using a magnetorheological damper with nonlinear negative-stiffness component, J Yang, Donghong Ning, Shuaishuai Sun, Jun Zheng, Hongda Lu, Masami Nakano, S Zhang, Haiping Du, and Weihua Li

A two-step phase-shifting algorithm dedicated to fringe projection profilometry, Yongkai Yin, Jiaqi Mao, Xiangfeng Meng, Xiulun Yang, Ke Wu, Jiangtao Xi, and Baoqing Sun

A Sequential Decision-Making Process for Optimal Technoeconomic Operation of a Grid-Connected Electrical Traction Substation Integrated with Solar PV and BESS, Arian Zahedmanesh, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Danny Sutanto

Papers from 2020

Breast Mass Tumor Classification using Deep Learning, Anas Abdel Rahman, Samir Belhaouari, Abdesselam Bouzerdoum, Hamza Baali, Tanvir Alam, and Ahmed Eldaraa

Applications of geothermal organic Rankine Cycle for electricity production, A Ahmadi, M El Haj Assad, Dima Jamali, Ranjit Kumar, Zhixiong Li, T Salameh, M Al-Shabi, and M Ehyaei


Triboelectric Nanogenerator versus Piezoelectric Generator at Low Frequency (<4 >Hz): A Quantitative Comparison, Abdelsalam Ahmed, Islam Hassan, Ahmed Helal, Vitor Sencadas, Ali Radhi, Chang Jeong, and Maher El-Kady

Behavior of circular concrete-filled double steel tubular slender beam-columns including preload effects, Mizan Ahmed, Qing Liang, Vipulkumar Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Computational simulation of eccentrically loaded circular thin-walled concrete-filled double steel tubular slender columns, Mizan Ahmed, Qing Liang, Vipulkumar Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Nonlinear analysis of square concrete-filled double steel tubular slender columns incorporating preload effects, Mizan Ahmed, Qing Quan Liang, Vipulkumar I. Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Experimental and numerical investigations of eccentrically loaded rectangular concrete-filled double steel tubular columns, Mizen Ahmed, Qing Quan Liang, Vipulkumar I. Patel, and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Classification and Localization of Fault-Initiated Voltage Sags Using 3-D Polarization Ellipse Parameters, Mollah Alam, Kashem M. Muttaqi, and Tapan Kumar Saha


Experimental investigation and performance evaluation of a mixed-flow air to air membrane enthalpy exchanger with different configurations, Ahmed Khafeef Obaid Al-Bdoor, Zhenjun Ma, and Paul Cooper


A qualitative study of the strategic alignment perspective of Public-Sector Organisations in Saudi Arabia in the digitalisation age, Abdulaziz Alghazi, Tingru Cui, Jun Shen, Samuel Fosso Wamba, and Mengxiang Li


Effect of geogrid reinforcement on the strains at compressive zone of concrete pavements, Abbas Sahib Abd-Ali Al-Hedad and Muhammad N. S Hadi

Performance of protective concrete runway pavement under aircraft impact loading, Saima Ali, Sabrina Fawzia, David Thambiratnam, Xuemei Liu, and Alex M. Remennikov

Influence of Polypropylene and Glass Fibers on Alkali­Activated Slag/Fly Ash Concrete, Shehroze Ali, M Neaz Sheikh, Mitchell Sargeant, and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Organisational-Level Assessment of Cloud Computing Adoption: Evidence from the Australian SMEs, Salim Al Isma'ili, Mengxiang Li, Jun Shen, Pu Huang, Qiang He, and Wu Zhan

Effect of regulating main governing factors on the selectivity membranes of electrodialysis used for LiCl liquid desiccant regeneration, Ali Hussein Al-Jubainawi, Zhenjun Ma, Yi Guo, and Long D. Nghiem

DEM Study on the Instability Behaviour of Granular Materials, Krishna Allulakshmi, J S. Vinod, Ana Heitor, Andy Fourie, and David Reid


Barriers and Facilitators That Influence Telemedicine-Based, Real-Time, Online Consultation at Patients' Homes: Systematic Literature Review, Hassan Almathami, Khin Than Win, and Elena Vlahu-Gjorgievska


Effectiveness of Internet-Based Electronic Technology Interventions on Breastfeeding Outcomes: Systematic Review, Alaa Almohanna, Khin Than Win, and Shahla Meedya

High resolution silicon array detector implementation in an inline MRI-linac, Sarah Alnaghy, Trent Causer, Natalia Roberts, Bradley M. Oborn, Urszula Jelen, Bin Dong, Maegan Gargett, Jarrad Begg, Gary P. Liney, Marco Petasecca, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Lois C. Holloway, and Peter E. Metcalfe

Large artificial ferromagnetic dot arrays for the critical current enhancement in superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-δthin films, Mustafa Al-Qurainy, Alison L. Jones, S Rubanov, Sergey Fedoseev, I Rudnev, Alaa Hamed Hamood, and Alexey Pan

eXaSkin: A novel high-density bolus for 6MV X-rays radiotherapy, Taghreed Al-sudani, Giordano Biasi, Dean Wilkinson, Jeremy A. Davis, Royce Kearnan, Fatima Matar, Dean L. Cutajar, Peter E. Metcalfe, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Stress–Strain Behavior of Helically Confined RPC Columns Reinforced with Steel Fibers under Concentric Loading, Ahmed Al-Tikrite and Muhammad N. S Hadi


Electron scattering cross sections from nitrobenzene in the energy range 0.4-1000 eV: the role of dipole interactions in measurements and calculations, L Álvarez, F Costa, A Lozano, J Oller, Antonio Munoz, F Blanco, P Limão-Vieira, R White, M Brunger, and G García

Closed ideal planar curves, Ben Andrews, James McCoy, Glen Wheeler, and V.-M Wheeler


Independent review of 4DCT scans used for SABR treatment planning, Rachitha Antony, Peta Lonski, Elena Ungureanu, Nicholas G. Hardcastle, Adam Yeo, Shankar Siva, and Tomas Kron

2D photon dosimetry with a scintillation fibre optic dosimeter, James Archer, Levi Madden, Enbang Li, Dean Wilkinson, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Hereditary C*-subalgebras of graph C*-algebras, Sara Arklint, James Gabe, and Efren Ruiz


Robust Extended H∞ Control Strategy Using Linear Matrix Inequality Approach for Islanded Microgrid, Maniza Armin, Mizanur Rahman, Md Mukidur Rahman, Subrata K. Sarker, Sajal Das, Md Rabiul Islam, Abbas Z. Kouzani, and M. A Parvez Mahmud


Removal of trace organic contaminants by enzymatic membrane bioreactors: Role of membrane retention and biodegradation, Muhammad Bilal Asif, Jingwei Hou, William E. Price, Vicki Chen, and Faisal I. Hai

Spin-optical solitons in liquid crystals, Gaetano Assanto and Noel F. Smyth


On the utility of RNA sample pooling to optimize cost and statistical power in RNA sequencing experiments, Alemu Assefa, Jo Vandesompele, and Olivier Thas

Supervised domain generalization for integration of disparate scalp EEG datasets for automatic epileptic seizure detection, K Ayodele, W Ikezogwo, M Komolafe, and Philip O. Ogunbona


Static and dynamic testing of tendons, Naj Aziz, Saman Khaleghparast, Sina Anzanpour, Alex M. Remennikov, and Ali Mirzaghorbanali

Revisiting “Cyber” Definition: Context, History, and Domain, Riza Azmi, Kautsarina Kautsarina, Ima Apriany, and William J. Tibben

The effect of TiAlN-based and AlCrN-based coatings towards mechanical properties on punch tools using finite element method, Muhamad Aznam, Wan Zamri, Ahmad Ariffin, Muhammad Md Din, Intan Mohamed, and Guanyu Deng

A simulation study of underground coal mining logistics and roadway development performance, Ernest Y. Baafi, Senevi Kiridena, and Dalin Cai

Inclusion of nanoparticles in PCM for heat release unit, Houman Babazadeh, Mikhail Sheremet, Hussein Mohammed, Mohammed Hajizadeh, and Zhixiong Li


Comparison of economic model predictive control and rule-based control for residential energy storage systems, Brendan Banfield, Duane A. Robinson, and Ashish P. Agalgaonkar

Modulation theory and resonant regimes for dispersive shock waves in nematic liquid crystals, Saleh Baqer and Noel F. Smyth

Technical advances in X-ray microbeam radiation therapy, Stefan Bartzsch, Stephanie Corde, Jeffrey C. Crosbie, Liam Robert James Day, Mattia Donzelli, Michael Krisch, Michael L. F Lerch, Paolo Pellicioli, Lloyd M L Smyth, and Moeava Tehei

Impact of dosimetric differences between CT and MRI derived target volumes for external beam cervical cancer radiotherapy, Vikneswary Batumalai, Siobhan Burke, Dale Roach, Karen Lim, Glen Dinsdale, Michael Jameson, Cesar Ochoa, Jacqueline Veera, Lois C. Holloway, and Shalini K. Vinod

Physical and mechanical characterisation of flowable dental composites reinforced with short aspect ratio micro-sized S-Glass fibres, Sonam Behl, - Raju, Ginu Rajan, Ayman Ellakwa, Paul Farrar, and B Prusty

Spatial auto-correlation and auto-regressive models estimation from sample survey data, Roberto Benedetti, Thomas F. Suesse, and Federica Piersimoni

Outlier robust small domain estimation via bias correction and robust bootstrapping, G Bertarelli, Raymond L. Chambers, and N Salvati


Modelling the number of antenatal care visits in Bangladesh to determine the risk factors for reduced antenatal care attendance, Kakoli Bhowmik, Sumonkanti Das, and Md Islam

On the Combined Effect of Silicon Oxide Thickness and Boron Implantation under the Gate in MOSFET Dosimeters, Giordano Biasi, Fang-Yi Su, Taghreed Al-sudani, Stephanie Corde, Marco Petasecca, Michael L. F Lerch, Vladimir Perevertaylo, Michael A. Jackson, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Heat transfer mathematical model for a novel parabolic trough solar collecting system with V-shaped cavity absorber, Yu Bie, Ming Li, Fei Chen, Grzegorz Krolczyk, and Zhixiong Li


Solar medium-low temperature thermal utilization and effect analysis of boundary condition: A tutorial, Yu Bie, Zhixiong Li, Jilin Lei, Zhenjun Ma, Ming Li, Grzegorz Krolczyk, and Weihua Li


Teaching Sample Survey Design—A Project Using a Virtual Population, Carole L. Birrell

Usual intake of meat in Australians: secondary analysis of the 2011-12 National Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey using the NCI method, Carole L. Birrell, Elizabeth Neale, and Yasmine Probst


Fate of titanium in alkaline electro-reduction of sintered titanomagnetite, Oscar Bjareborn, Tanzeel Arif, Brian J. Monaghan, and Christopher W. Bumby


Validation of Geant4 for silicon microdosimetry in heavy ion therapy, David Bolst, Susanna Guatelli, Linh T. Tran, Lachlan Chartier, Jeremy A. Davis, Giordano Biasi, Dale A. Prokopovich, Alex Pogossov, Mark I. Reinhard, Marco Petasecca, Michael L. F Lerch, N Matsufuji, M Povoli, A Summanwar, Angela Kok, Michael A. Jackson, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Local and extended atomic structure of strained polycrystalline In(1-x)Al(x)Sb alloys, Charles Bolzan, Bernt Johannessen, Zhibin Wu, and Raquel Giulian

The KO-valued spectral flow for skew-adjoint Fredholm operators, Chris Bourne, Alan L. Carey, Matthias Lesch, and Adam C. Rennie

The Cayley transform in complex, real and graded K -theory, Chris Bourne, Johannes Kellendonk, and Adam C. Rennie


Evaluation of the PTW microDiamond in edge-on orientation for dosimetry in small fields, Owen Brace, Sultan Alhujaili, Jason Paino, Duncan Butler, Dean Wilkinson, Bradley M. Oborn, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Michael L. F Lerch, Marco Petasecca, and Jeremy A. Davis


On Masking and Releasing Smart Meter Data at Micro-level: the Multiplicative Noise Approach, John Brackenbury, P. Y. O'Shaughnessy, and Yan-Xia Lin

BrachyView: Development of an algorithm for real-time automatic LDR brachytherapy seed detection, Taylah Brennen, L Galli, Dean L. Cutajar, Saree Alnaghy, J Bucci, A Bece, K Enari, M Favoino, M Carriero, M Tartaglia, James Archer, Michael L. F Lerch, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Marco Petasecca

Mitigating the discard mortality of non-target, threatened elasmobranchs in bather-protection gillnets, Matt K. Broadhurst and Brian R. Cullis


A robust VMAT delivery solution for single-fraction lung SABR utilizing FFF beams minimizing dosimetric compromise, Alex Burton, Keith Offer, and Nicholas G. Hardcastle

Patient-Specific Robot-Assisted Stroke Rehabilitation Guided by EEG - A Feasibility Study, Maryam Butt, Golshah Naghdy, Fazel Naghdy, Geoffrey R. Murray, and Haiping Du

Decoupling of bowtie and object effects for beam hardening and scatter artefact reduction in iterative cone-beam CT, Meng Cai, Mikel Byrne, Ben Archibald-Heeren, Peter E. Metcalfe, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Yang Wang

Exploring the Ti-5553 phase transformations utilizing in-situ high-temperature laser-scanning confocal microscopy, Kaio Campo, Leonardo Fanton, Mariana de Mello, Suk Chun Moon, Rian J. Dippenaar, and Rubens Caram

Comparative Study on Service Framework System of Trusted Third Parties in E-commerce Environments in China and Australia, Cong Cao, Jun Yan, and Mengxiang Li

Improving characteristics of biochar produced from collagen-containing solid wastes based on protease application in leather production, Shan Cao, Jinzhi Song, Hao Li, Ke Wang, Yanchun Li, Yu Li, Fuping Lu, and Bing Liu

Toward Trusted Time: Remote Server Vetting and the Misfiring Heart of Internet Timing, Yi Cao and Darryl Veitch


A critical review of methods for the performance evaluation of passive thermal retrofits in residential buildings, Anneleise Carratt, Georgios Kokogiannakis, and Daniel J. Daly


Design of (Hf,Ta)Fe2/Fe composite with zero thermal expansion covering room temperature, Dongyu Cen, Bin Wang, Ruixue Chu, Yuanyuan Gong, Guizhou Xu, Fenghua Chen, and Feng Xu

Experimental investigation of the characteristics of radioactive beams for heavy ion therapy, Andrew Chacon, Benjamin James, Linh T. Tran, Susanna Guatelli, Lachlan Chartier, Dale Prokopvich, Daniel R. Franklin, Akram Mohammadi, Fumihiko Nishikido, Yuma Iwao, Go Akamatsu, Sodai Takyu, Hideaki Tashima, Taiga Yamaya, Katia Parodi, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Mitra Safavi-Naeini

Behavior of an embankment on soft deposit improved by column-link method, J Chai, J Ni, and Martin D. Liu

Y2O3 decorated TiO2 nanoparticles: Enhanced UV attenuation and suppressed photocatalytic activity with promise for cosmetic and sunscreen applications, Marcela Chaki Borras, Ronald Sluyter, Philip J. Barker, Konstantin K. Konstantinov, and Shahnaz Bakand

Connection of solar PV to LV networks: Considerations for maximum penetration level, D Chathurangi, Jayatunga V. Jayatunga, Sarath Perera, Ashish P. Agalgaonkar, T Siyambalapitiya, and Amila Wickramasinghe

A generalised deterministic approach to evaluate PV hosting capacity of LV distribution networks under different operating conditions, D Chathurangi, Upuli Jayatunga, Sarath Perera, and Ashish P. Agalgaonkar

Giant Magnetoresistance and Magnetocaloric Effect in Highly Textured Ni45Mn36.5In13.5Co5 Alloys, Fenghua Chen, Wenjian Shi, Jian Liu, Zhengyi Jiang, Haicheng Xuan, Yong Jiang, Mingang Zhang, and Kewei Zhang


HIME: Mining and Ensembling Heterogeneous Information for Protein Interaction Predictions, Huaming Chen, Yaochu Jin, Lei Wang, Chi-Hung Chi, and Jun Shen

A Service Computing Framework for Proteomics Analysis and Collaboration of Pathogenic Mechanism Studies, Huaming Chen, Fucun Li, Geng Sun, Xuyun Zhang, Xianjun Dong, Lei Wang, Kewen Liao, Haifeng Shen, and Jun Shen


Systematic evaluation of machine-learning methods for identifying human-pathogen protein-protein interactions, Huaming Chen, Fuyi Li, Lei Wang, Yaochu Jin, Chi-Hung Chi, Lukasz Kurgan, Jiangning Song, and Jun Shen


APEX2S: A Two-Layer Machine Learning Model for Discovery of host-pathogen protein-protein Interactions on Cloud-based Multiomics Data, Huaming Chen, Jun Shen, Lei Wang, and Chi-Hung Chi


A Framework towards Data Analysis on Host-Pathogen Protein-Protein Interactions, Huaming Chen, Jun Shen, Lei Wang, and Jiangning Song