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: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences - Papers.


Papers from 2011


Removal of carbamazepine and sulfamethoxazole by MBR under anoxic and aerobic conditions, Faisal I. Hai, Xueqing Li, William E. Price, and Long Nghiem


Is halogen content the most important factor in the removal of halogenated trace organics by MBR treatment?, Faisal I. Hai, Nichanan Tadkaew, James A. McDonald, Stuart J. Khan, and Long Nghiem


Removal of micropollutants by membrane bioreactor under temperature variation, Faisal I. Hai, Karin Tessmer, Luong N. Nguyen, Jinguo Kang, William E. Price, and Long Nghiem


Effect of fouling on removal of trace organic compounds by nanofiltration, Shima Hajibabania, A Verliefde, JÖrg E Drewes, Long Nghiem, J Mc Donald, S Khan, and P Le-Clech

High dose per fraction dosimetry of small fields with Gafchromic EBT2 film, Nick G. Hardcastle, Amar Basavatia, A Bayliss, and Wolfgang Tome

Comparison of Prostate IMRT and VMAT Biologically Optimised Treatment Plans, Nick G. Hardcastle, Wolfgang Tome, Kerwyn Y. Foo, Andrew Alexis Miller, Martin G. Carolan, and Peter E. Metcalfe

Enantiospecific fate of ibuprofen, ketoprofen and naproxen in a laboratory-scale membrane bioreactor, Nor Hazlina Hashim, Long Nghiem, R.M. Stuetz, and Stuart J. Khan

a-Fe2O3 as an anode material with capacity rise and high rate capability for lithium-ion batteries, Mohd Faiz Hassan, Zaiping Guo, Z. Chen, and Hua-Kun Liu

Electrochemical properties of a-Fe2O3 /MWCNTs as anode materials for lithium-ion batteries, Yudai Haung, Zhifang Dong, Dianzeng Jia, Zaiping Guo, and Won II Cho

Effect of cold rolling on as-ECAP interstitial free steel, Sujoy Hazra, Azdiar A. Gazder, Andrew Carman, and E V. Pereloma


Microstructure and mechanical properties after annealing of equal-channel angular pressed interstitial-free steel, Sujoy S. Hazra, Elena V. Pereloma, and Azdiar A. Gazder

Influences of acting parameters of electric pulse modification on the Al-22%Si-1.5%Cu alloy, Lijia He, Jianzhong Wang, Jingang Qi, Huiling Du, X Liu, and Bing Wang


Slope hazard assessment on a coast road in New South Wales, Australia, M. Hendrickx, R A. Wilson, A T. Moon, I E. Stewart, and Phillip N. Flentje

Simulation and implementation of AGC control on Hille 100 experimental rolling mill, Xiaofeng He, Zhengyi Jiang, and Christopher D. Cook

Design and experiments on a new seawater hydraulic wirerope cutter for underwater application, Xiaofeng He, Liang Wen, Bihai Zhu, Yinshui Liu, and Zhengyi Jiang

An adaptive tunable vibration absorber using a new magnetorheological elastomer for vehicular powertrain transient vibration reduction, Nga Hoang, Nong Zhang, and Haiping Du Dr


Strong 4f electron interaction and magnetic ordering modification in Nd1-xErxMnO3 (0 less than or equal to x less than or equal to 0.5), Fang Hong, Zhenxiang Cheng, and Xiaolin Wang


Continuously tunable magnetic phase transitions in the DyMn1-xFexO3 system, Fang Hong, Zhenxiang Cheng, Hongyang Zhao, Hideo Kimura, and Xiaolin Wang

Mysteries of LiF TLD response following high ionization density irradiation: Glow curve shapes, dose response, the unified interaction model and modified track structure theory, Y S. Horowitz, E Fuks, H Datz, L Oster, Jayde Livingstone, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Mysteries of LiF TLD response following high ionisation density irradiation: nanodosimetry and track structure theory, dose response and glow curve shapes, Y. S. Horowitz, E. Fuks, H. Datz, L Oster, Jayde Livingstone, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld


Background dose for systemic Targeted Alpha Therapy, Chen-Yu Huang, Susanna Guatelli, Bradley Oborn, and Barry J. Allen

Preparation of quasi-free-standing graphene with a super large interlayer distance by methane intercalation, Qingsong Huang, Xiaolong Chen, J. Lin, Kang Li, Yuping Jia, Jun Liu, Liwei Guo, Wenjun Wang, and G. Wang

Preparation and characterization of core-shell structure Fe3O4/C nanoparticles with unique stability and high electrochemical performance for lithium-ion battery anode material, Y Huang, Zhifang Dong, D Z. Jia, Zaiping Guo, and Won II Cho

Preparation, microstructure and electrochemical performance of nanoparticles LiMn2O3.9Br0.1, Yudai Huang, Rongrong Jiang, Dianzeng Jia, and Zaiping Guo

Preparation and characterization of Ag/C nanocables-modified nanosized C-LiFePO4, Yudai Huang, Dan Li, Dianzeng Jia, Zaiping Guo, Ming Miao, and Won I. Cho

Vacuum ultraviolet/atomic oxygen erosion resistance of amorphous Si0.26C0.43N0.31 coating, L F. Hu, M S. Li, J J. Xu, Ziqi Sun, and Y C. Zhou

The effect of stress relaxation loading cycles on the creep behaviour of 2.25Cr-1Mo pressure vessel steel, S. R. Humphries, W. Y. Yeung, and Mark D. Callaghan


Effects of polypyrrole on the performance of nickel oxide anode materials for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries, Nurul H. Idris, Jiazhao Wang, Shulei Chou, Chao Zhong, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, and Hua-Kun Liu

Rapid synthesis of binary -NiSB-NiS by microwave autoclave for rechargeable lithium batteries, Nurul Idris, - Md. Mokhlesur Rahman, Shulei Chou, Jiazhao Wang, David Wexler, and Hua-Kun Liu

Synthesis and electrochemical performance of LiV3O8/carbon nanosheet composite as cathode material for lithium-ion batteries, Nurul Idris, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Jiazhao Wang, Zhixin Chen, and Hua-Kun Liu

Behavior of geogrid-reinforced ballast under various levels of fouling, Buddhima Indraratna, Ngoc Trung Ngo, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Assessing the potential of internal erosion and suffusion of granular soils, Buddhima Indraratna, Vo Trong Nguyen, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn


Implications of ballast breakage on ballasted railway track based on numerical modelling, Buddhima Indraratna and S Nimbalkar


Stabilisation of ballast and subgrade with geosynthetic grids and drains for rail infrastructure, Buddhima Indraratna, Sanjay Nimbalkar, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Performance and Prediction of Vacuum Combined Surcharge Consolidation at Port of Brisbane, Buddhima N. Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Jayantha Ameratunga, and Peter Boyle


Development of sediment-infilled rock joint models and implications on rockmass stability, Buddhima Indraratna, Wuditha N. Premadasa, David Oliveira, and H S. Welideniya


Geo-environmental approaches for the remediation of acid sulphate soil in low-lying floodplains, Buddhima Indraratna, Gyanendra Regmi, Long Nghiem, and Alexandra N. Golab


Performance and prediction of vacuum combined surcharge consolidation at Port of Brisbane, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Xueyu Geng, Jayantha Ameratunga, and Peter Boyle


Cyclic behaviour of soft soil subgrade improved by prefabricated vertical drains, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, and Jing Ni


Use of geosynthetics in railways including geocomposites and vertical drains, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, and Sanjay Nimbalkar


Physical and chemical ground improvement for sustainable transportation infrastructure under cyclic loads, Buddhima Indraratna, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Jayan S. Vinod, and Sanjay Nimbalkar

Advanced Rail Geotechnology - Ballasted Track, Buddhima Indraratna, Wadud Salim, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

A new parameter for classification and evaluation of railway ballast fouling, Buddhima Indraratna, Li-jun Su, and Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn

Significantly improved dehydrogenation of LiAlH4 catalysed with TiO2 nanopowder, Mohammad Ismail, Yue Zhao, Xuebin Yu, Ivan Nevirkovets, and S. X. Dou

Improved hydrogen desorption in lithium alanate by addition of SWCNTmetallic catalyst composite, Mohammad Ismail, Yue Zhao, Xuebin Yu, Abbas Ranjbar, and S. X. Dou

The hydrogen storage properties and reaction mechanism of the MgH2-NaAlH4 composite system, M Ismail, Yue Zhao, X B. Yu, J F. Mao, and S. X. Dou

The influence of compositional change of 0.3Li2MnO3.0.7LiMn1-xNiyCo0.1O2 (0.2<=x<=0.5, y=x-0.1) cathode materials prepared by co-precipitation, Ji-Hwa Jeong, Bong-Soo Jin, Woo-Seong Kim, Guoxiu Wang, and Hyun-Soo Kim

An approach to the uniform dispersion of a high volume fraction of carbon nanotubes in aluminum powder, Lin Jiang, Genlian Fan, Zhiqiang Li, Xizhou Kai, Di Zhang, Zhixin Chen, S R. Humphries, Greg Heness, and W.Y Yeung

Analysis of strip shape in cold rolling of thin strip, Zhengyi Jiang

Study on surface roughness during metal manufacturing process, Zhengyi Jiang, Xiaodong Wang, Dongbin Wei, Hejie Li, Haibo Xie, Shu Wang, and Xiaoming Zhang

Preparation and properties of Y1-xHoxBa2Cu3O7-d thin films by TFA-MOD method, Hongbin Jian, Qi Li, Dongqi Shi, Li Zhang, zhaorong Yang, S. X. Dou, Xuebin Zhu, and Yuping Sun

Al-doped zinc oxide nanocomposites with enhanced thermoelectric properties, Priyanka Jood, Rutvik J. Mehta, Yanliang Zhang, Germanas Peleckis, Xiaolin Wang, Richard W. Siegel, Theo Borca-Tasciuc, S. X. Dou, and Ganpati Ramanath

Phase transition and ordering behavior of ternary Ti-Al-Mo alloys using in-situ neutron diffraction, Saurabh Kabra, Kun Yan, Svea Mayer, Thomas Schmoelzer, Mark H. Reid, Rian J. Dippenaar, Helmut Clemens, and Klaus-Dieter Liss

Experiments into impact behaviour of railway prestressed concrete sleepers, Sakdirat Kaewunruen and Alexander Remennikov

Ultimate impact resistance and residual toughness of pre-stressed concrete railway sleepers, Sakdirat Kaewunruen and Alexander Remennikov


A numerical study to evaluate dynamic responses of voided concrete railway sleepers to impact loading, Sakdirat Kaewunruen, Alexander Remennikov, and Akira Aikawa

Greener and leaner - unleashing capacity of railroad concrete ties via limit states concept, Sakdirat Kaewunruen, Alexander Remennikov, and Martin Murray

EBT2 radiochromic film for quality assurance of complex IMRT treatments of the prostate: micro-collimated IMRT, RapidArc, and TomoTherapy, T Kairn, Nick G. Hardcastle, J Kenny, R Meldrum, Wolfgang Tome, and T Aland

Evaluation of a thin microstrip detector for high spatial resolution dosimetry, J Kalliopuska, Ashley Cullen, Michael L. Lerch, Marco Petasecca, M Santala, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Structurally stabilized olivine lithium phosphate cathodes with enhanced electrochemical properties through Fe doping, Yong-Mook Kang, Y Kim, Min-Wook Oh, Ri-Zhu Yin, Youngmin Lee, Dong-Wook Han, Hyuk-Sang Kwon, Jung Ho Kim, and Ganpati Ramanath


Ordering for bandwidth and profile minimization problems via charged system search algorithm, Ali Kaveh and Pezhman Sharafi

Charged system search algorithm for minimax and minisum facility layout problems, A Kaveh and Pezhman Sharafi


Surface dosimetry for breast radiotherapy in the presence of immobilization cast material, Andrew Kelly, Nicholas Hardcastle, Peter E. Metcalfe, Dean L. Cutajar, Alexandra Quinn, Kerwyn Y. Foo, Michael Cardoso, Sheree Barlin, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Mathematical model of Biobarrier for Lead Remediation at Contaminated Site, D khankruer, Thidarat Bunsri, and Muttucumaru Sivakumar

Deposition of YBCO thin film by aerosol assisted spray pyrolysis using nitrates, Byeong-Joo Kim, Seok-Kwan Hong, Jae-Geun Kim, Jung-Ho Kim, S. X. Dou, L Dunlop, A Kursumovic, J L. MacManus-Driscoll, Hee-Gyoun Lee, and Gye-Won Hong

Tailored materials for high-performance MgB2 wire, Jung Ho Kim, Sangjun Oh, Hiroaki Kumakura, A Matsumoto, Yoon-Uk Heo, Kyeong-Se Song, Yong-Mook Kang, Minoru Maeda, M Rindfleisch, Mike Tomsic, Seyong Choi, and S. X. Dou


Roadside rest area wastewater treatment system: Performance evaluation and improvement, Adam Kiss, Faisal I. Hai, and Long Nghiem

Effects of uniform surface roughness on vortex-induced vibration of towed vertical cylinders, Kwong Kiu, Brad Stappenbelt, and Krishna Thiagarajan

Numerical simulation of high-perfromance SCS panels under static and impact loading conditions, Sih Ying Kong, Alexander Remennikov, and Brian Uy

The effect of medium strain rates on the mechanical properties of high performance steels, Sih Ying Kong, Alexander Remennikov, and Brian Uy

Synthesis and characterization of graphene-nickel oxide nanostructures for fast charge-discharge application, Iresha R. M Kottegoda, Nurul Idris, Lin Lu, Jiazhao Wang, and Hua-Kun Liu


Flow of liquid slag through coke channels, Hazem F. Labib, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond Longbottom, S J. Chew, and Peter R. Austin


Flow of slag through coke channels at 1500C, Hazem F. Labib, Brian J. Monaghan, Raymond L. Longbottom, Sheng J. Chew, and Peter R. Austin

Tandem gas metal arc welding for low distortion butt welds, Nathan P. Larkin, Zengxi Pan, Stephen van Duin, Mark Callaghan, Huijun Li, and John Norrish

A fuzzy-based decision support model for engineering asset condition monitoring - A case study of examination of water pipelines, H C W Lau and Richard A. Dwight

Roof mounting site analysis for micro-wind turbines, L Ledo, P B. Kosasih, and P Cooper

Optical rectification for terahertz generation, Cameron Lee and Roger A. Lewis

Micron-scale polymer-metal cantilever actuators fabricated by focused ion beam, C C. Lee, Gursel Alici, Geoffrey M. Spinks, G Proust, and Julie M. Cairney

Focused Ion Beam Fabricated Polystyrene-Platinum Thermal Microactuator, Cheng Lee, Gursel Alici, Geoffrey M. Spinks, G Proust, and Julie M. Cairney

Dosimetry of intensive synchrotron microbeams, Michael L. Lerch, Marco Petasecca, A P. Cullen, A Hamad, H Requardt, E Brauer-Krisch, A Bravin, V L. Perevertaylo, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld

Geometrical factors in the emission of terahertz radiation from semiconductors under excitation by sub-picosecond pump pulses, R A. Lewis


Let's talk terahertz!, R A. Lewis

Monte Carlo study of the energy response and depth dose water equivalence of the MOSkin radiation dosimeter at clinical kilovoltage photon energies, C P. L Lian, M A. R Othman, D Cutajar, M Butson, Susanna Guatelli, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld


Crystal plasticity finite element modelling of surface roughness and texture of metals, H Li, Z Jiang, D Wei, and J Han

Experimental study on wear and friction of work roll material with 4% Cr and added Ti in cold rolling, Hongchun Li, Zhengyi Jiang, A K. Tieu, W Sun, and Dongbin Wei

Study on surface asperity flattening during uniaxial planar compression, Huijun Li, Zhengyi Jiang, Dongbin Wei, J T. Han, and A K. Tieu

Design and fabrication of microfluidic mixer from carbonyl iron-PDMS composite membrane, Jiaxing Li, Mengying Zhang, Limu Wang, Weihua Li, Ping Sheng, and Weijia Wen

Low-temperature synthesis of aluminium carbide, Jiuqiang Li, Guangqing Zhang, Dongsheng Liu, and Oleg Ostrovski


Visualization of vortex motion in FeAs-based BaFe1.9Ni0.1As2 single crystal by means of magneto-optical imaging, Zhi W. Lin, Yong Jian Li, Jian G. Zhu, Xiaolin Wang, S. X. Dou, Youguang Guo, Gang Lei, Yi Wang, Matthew Philips, Michael Cortie, Yan-Cheng Li, Ki-Young Choi, and Xun Shi

Annealing temperature effects on YBCO/LaAlO3 and YBCO/CeO 2/Al2O3 for microwave applications by TFA-MOD, Qi Li, Dongqi Shi, Xuebin Zhu, Lin Wang, T Yamashita, and S Cooper


Synchrotron micro tomography reveals 3D shape of precipitates in cast magnesium alloy, Klaus-Dieter Liss, Xavier Thibault, Huijun Li, and Phil Bendeich


Self-assembly of [1010] grown ZnO nanowhiskers with exposed reactive (0001) facets on hollow spheres and their enhanced gas sensitivity, Jun Liu, Xiaolong Chen, Wenjun Wang, Yu Liu, Qingsong Huang, and Zaiping Guo


Transverse current response in armchair graphene ribbons, Junfeng Liu, Zhongshui Ma, and Chao Zhang


Two-color terahertz response in bilayer graphene nanoribbons with spin-orbit coupling, Junfeng Liu, Bo Wang, Zhongshui Ma, and Chao Zhang

Heterogeneous ZnS hollow urchin-like hierarchical nanostructures and their structure-enhanced photocatalytic properties, Jun Liu, Zaiping Guo, Wenjun Wang, Qingsong Huang, Kaixing Zhu, and Xiaolong Chen


Highly porous metal oxide polycrystalline nanowire films with superior performance in gas sensors, Jun Liu, Zaiping Guo, Kaixing Zhu, Wenjun Wang, Chaofeng Zhang, and Xiaolong Chen

A generalized probabilistic framework for compact codebook creation, Lingqiao Liu, Lei Wang, and Chunhua Shen

Sydney Soil Model. I: Theoretical Formulation, Martin D. Liu, John P. Carter, and David W. Airey

General strength criterion for geometerials including anisotropic effect, Martin D. Liu and Buddhima Indraratna


Effects of cu and fe doping on raman spectra and on the structural and magnetic properties of ErMnO3, Peng Liu, Zhenxiang Cheng, Yi Du, and Xiaolin Wang