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


Structural, dielectric, antiferromagnetic, and thermal properties of the frustrated hexagonal Ho1-xErxMnO3 manganites, Peng Liu, Xiaolin Wang, Zhenxiang Cheng, Yi Du, and Hideo Kimura

Size effect in micro multi-point sheet forming, Qiqian Liu, Wenzhi Fu, Cheng Lu, A K. Tieu, and Mingzhe Li

Sonochemical replication of chloroplast with titania for light harvesting, Xinye Liu, Shenmin Zhu, Haibo Jiang, Gang Zhou, Zhixin Chen, and Di Zhang


Effect of thermal strain on J(c) and T-c in high density nano-SiC doped MgB2, Wenxian Li, Rong Zeng, Lin Lu, and S. X. Dou

Graphene micro-substrate-induced π gap expansion in MgB2, W. X. Li, Xun Xu, Q Chen, Yun Zhang, S H. Zhou, R Zeng, and S. X. Dou


Simultaneous activated carbon adsorption within a membrane bioreactor for an enhanced micropollutant removal, Xueqing Li, Faisal I. Hai, and Long Nghiem


Strategies to enhance the removal of the persistent pharmaceutically active compound carbamazepine by membrane bioreactors, Xueqing Li, Faisal I. Hai, Nichanan Tadkaew, Sara Gilbertson, and Long Nghiem

Characterisation and carbothermal reduction of murray basin ilmenite concentrate, Y Li, Mark Pownceby, Guangqing Zhang, C Kong, Wei Fan, and Oleg Ostrovski

Techniques in the study of carbon transfer in ironmaking, Raymond J. Longbottom, Brian J. Monaghan, Michael Chapman, Sharon Nightingale, John G. Mathieson, and Robert J. Nightingale

Crystal plasticity modeling of texture evolution and heterogeneity in equal channel angular pressing of aluminum single crystal, Cheng Lu, Guanyu Deng, A K. Tieu, Lihong Su, Hongtao Zhu, and Xianghua Liu

Development of high strength hull plate by normal hot rolling and high rate cooling process, Haina Lu, Xiuhua Gao, Z. Y. Jiang, Dongbin Wei, and Xianghua Liu

Study on size effect in mirco cross wedge rolling, Haina Lu, Dongbin Wei, Zhengyi Jiang, Ken-ichi Manabe, and Tsuyoshi Furushima

Synthesis and structural characterization of a TCNQ based organic semi-conducting material with a 2:5 stoichiometry, Jinzhen Lu, Xiaohu Qu, Germanas Peleckis, John F. Boas, Alan M. Bond, and Lisandra L. Martin

High capacity and high rate capability of nanostructured CuFeO2 anode materials for lithium-ion batteries, Lin Lu, Jiazhao Wang, Xuebin Zhu, Xuanwen Gao, and Hua-Kun Liu

Influences of commercial SiC and Al2O3-SiC synthesized from clay on the slag resistance of corundum material, Beiyue Ma, Qiang Zhu, Yong Sun, Jingkun Yu, and Ying Li

Influence of hydrogen-containing argon gas on the structural parameters and superconducting properties of malic acid-doped MgB2 wires, M Maeda, J H. Kim, H Kumakura, Y-U Heo, Y Zhao, Y Nakayama, M Rindfleisch, and S. X. Dou


Flux dynamics in (Y, Nd)1Ba2Cu3O7 superconductors, A S Mahmoud, Josip Horvat, and S X. Dou

On improving scale-up procedures for dense-phase pneumatic conveying of powders, Soumya Suddha Mallick and Peter W. Wypych

Improved hydrogen sorption performance of NbF5-catalysed NaAlH4, Jianfeng Mao, Zaiping Guo, and Hua-Kun Liu

Enhanced hydrogen storage performance of LiAlH4–MgH2–TiF3 composite, Jianfeng Mao, Zaiping Guo, Xuebin Yu, Mohammad Ismail, and Hua-Kun Liu

Improved Hydrogen Storage Properties of NaBH4 Destabilized by CaH2 and Ca(BH4)2, Jianfeng Mao, Zaiping Guo, Xuebin Yu, and Hua-Kun Liu


Improved reversible dehydrogenation of 2LiBH4+MgH2 system by introducing Ni nanoparticles, Jianfeng Mao, Zaiping Guo, Xuebin Yu, and Hua-Kun Liu

Artificial neural networks in materials modeling, Muruganant Marimuthu

Simulation of multi-layer sandwich structures with square core, Ninan Mathew, Yi Du, Zhengyi Jiang, and Xiaochen He

Analysis of multi-layer sandwich structures by finite element method, Ninan Mathew, Zhengyi Jiang, and Dongbin Wei

Enhancing the performance of large primary-secondary chilled water systems by using bypass check valve, Zhenjun Ma and Shengwei Wang

Online fault detection and robust control of condenser cooling water systems in building central chiller plants, Zhenjun Ma and Shengwei Wang

Supervisory and optimal control of central chiller plants using simplified adaptive models and genetic algorithm, Zhenjun Ma and Shengwei Wang

Test and evaluation of energy saving potentials in a complex building central chilling system using genetic algorithms, Zhenjun Ma and Shengwei Wang


Observing cultural interactions in engineering design,, Timothy J. McCarthy, Anne Gardner, Thomas L. Goldfinch, Catherine A. Layton, Giles Thomas, and Alan Henderson

Shear strength properties of a residual soil in Singapore, Guanghui Meng and Jian Chu

The strength anisotropy of a residual soil in Singapore, Guanghui Meng and Jian Chu


Some geomorphological techniques used in constraining the likelihood of landsliding - Selected Australian examples, Anthony Miner, Phillip N. Flentje, C Mazengarb, J Selkirk-Bell, and Peter Dahlhaus

Changing of the water recycling paradigm in Australia, M H. Muston

Kinematic modeling for artificial flagellum of a robotic bacterium based on electroactive polymer actuators, Rahim Mutlu, Gursel Alici, and Weihua Li


Design of water holding bulkheads for Coal Mines, Verne Mutton and Alexander Remennikov

A finite element model for efficiency of a moored floating OWC device in regular waves, Jean-Roch Nader, Song-Ping Zhu, Paul Cooper, and Brad Stappenbelt

Progress toward robust polymer hydrogels, Sina Naficy, Hugh R. Brown, Joselito M. Razal, Geoffrey M. Spinks, and Philip G. Whitten


Supply chain integration and collaboration for performance improvement: an agency theory approach, Abud Natour, Senevi Kiridena, and Peter Gibson


Determining the ultimate strength of 'tough skin', a glass fibre reinforced polymer liner, Jan Anton Nemcik, Ian Porter, Ernest Y. Baafi, and Jeffery Navin


Bearing capacity of a glass fibre reinforced polymer liner, Jan Anton Nemcik, Ian Porter, Ernest Y. Baafi, and Joshua Towns

Multi-terminal superconducting nonequilibrium device with a ferromagnetic screen, Ivan Nevirkovets, O Chernyashevskyy, J B. Ketterson, and Alexey V. Pan

A scaling mitigation approach during direct contact membrane distillation, Long Nghiem and Tzahi Cath


Treatment of saline aqueous solutions using direct contact membrane distillation, Long Nghiem, Florian Hildinger, Faisal I. Hai, and Tzahi Cath

Treatment of coal seam gas produced water for beneficial use in Australia: A review of best practices, Long Nghiem, Ting Ren, Najdat I. Aziz, Ian Porter, and Gyanendra Regmi

Local intensity distribution descriptor for object detection, D Nguyen, Wanqing Li, and P Ogunbona

Fabrication and Control of Rectilinear Artificial Muscle Actuator, Huu Chuc Nguyen, Huu Nguyen, Duk Kim, Hyung Moon, Jachoon Koo, Youngkwan Lee, Jae-do Nam, and Hyouk Choi

Magnetic phase diagrams based on static and dynamic magnetic behaviour in Ru-based superconducting ferromagnets, Rashmi Nigam, Alexey V. Pan, and S X. Dou


Nickel Ferrite - Does it have potential as a sidewall material?, Sharon Nightingale, Raymond J. Longbottom, and Brian J. Monaghan

A study into bonding within reduced titanomagnetite-coal compacts, Sharon Nightingale, Brian J. Monaghan, John G. Mathieson, and Raymond J. Longbottom


Microwave hydrothermal synthesis of nano Co3O4 with various morphologies, Ben Niu, Liying Man, and Jieqiang Wang

Analytical approach for stability analysis of rock wedges with soil-infilled joints formed in a tunnel roof, David Oliveira and Buddhima Indraratna

Use of embedded pile elements in 3D modelling of piled-raft foundations, David Oliveira and Patrick K. Wong

A new technology for production of titanium tetrachloride, Oleg Ostrovski, Guangqing Zhang, Mohammad A. Dewan, Sheikh A. Rezan, and Andrew Adipuri

Geometrical optimization of a particle tracking system for proton computed tomography, Scott Penfold, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, Reinhard W. Schulte, and H.-F.W. Sadrozinksi

Design and simulation of a self- sensing MR damper, Gangrou Peng, Weihua Li, Guoliang Hu, and Gursel Alici

Atom probe analysis of clusters and precipitates in severely deformed and annealed interstitial free steel, E V. Pereloma, S S. Hazra, C Zhu, S P. Ringer, and A A. Gazder

Effect of thermomechanical processing on the microstructure and retained austenite stability during in situ tensile testing using synchrotron X-Ray diffraction of NbMoAl TRIP steel, E V. Pereloma, Laichang Zhang, Klaus-Dieter Liss, Ulf Garbe, Jonathan Almer, Thomas Schambron, Hossein Beladi, and Ilana B. Timokhina

Aqueous cleaning of manufactured parts/components: establishing the role of solution quality, Liam Pettigrew and Long Nghiem

Microdosemeter instrument (MIDN) for assessing risk in space, Vincent L Pisacane, Q E. Dolecek, H Malak, Francis A Cucinotta, M Zaider, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, A Rusek, M Sivertz, and J F. Dicello


Dust monitoring and control efficiency measurement in longwall mining, Brian Plush, Ting Ren, Ken Cram, and Najdat I. Aziz


Organic solar cells: Evaluation of the stability of P3HT using time-delayed degradation, Chung-How Poh, Chung-Kiak Poh, Glenn Bryant, Warwick Belcher, and Paul Dastoor


Development of a web-based underground coal mining information management system, Ian Porter, Ernest Y. Baafi, and Raymond J. Stace

Using Flexsim Simulation Models to Assess Coalmine Roadway Development Performance, Ian Porter, Dalin Cai, and Ernest Y. Baafi

Synthesis a Petri net based control model for a FMS cell, Ali A. Pouyan, Heydar T. Shandiz, and Soheil Arastehfar

Response of a PIN diode and SOI microdosimeter to the TSL quasi-monoenergetic neutron field, Dale A. Prokopovich, Mark Reinhard, Iwan Cornelius, and Anatoly B. Rosenfeld


Adaptive tutorials to target threshold concepts in mechanics — a community of practice approach, Gangadhara B. Prusty, Carol Russell, Robin Ford, Dror Ben-Naim, Shaowei Ho, Zora Vrcelj, Nadine Marcus, Timothy McCarthy, Tom Goldfinch, Roberto Ojeda, Anne Gardner, Tom Molyneaux, and Roger Hadgraft

Origin of surface morphology variation during pulsed laser deposition of YBa2Cu3O7 superconducting films, Serhiy V. Pysarenko, Alexey V. Pan, and S X. Dou

Real-time in vivo dosimetry with MOSFET detectors in serial tomotherapy for head and neck cancer patients, Zhen-Yu Qi, Xiao-Wu Deng, Shao-Min Huang, Almon Shiu, Michael L. Lerch, Peter E. Metcalfe, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Tomas Kron

On the atomic anisotropy of thermal expansion in bulk metallic glass, Dongdong Qu, Klaus-Dieter Liss, Kun Yan, Mark H. Reid, Jonathan D. Almer, Yanbo Wang, Xiaozhou Liao, and Jun Shen


Megavoltage cone beam CT near surface dose measurements: potential implications for breast radiotherapy, Alexandra Quinn, Lois C. Holloway, Dean Cutajar, Nicholas Hardcastle, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, and Peter E. Metcalfe


Bulk and surface field-induced optical rectification from (11N) zincblende crystals in a quasireflection geometry, Krunal Radhanpura, Stuart Hargreaves, and Roger A. Lewis

Synthesis of carbon coated nanocrystalline porous a-LiFeO2 composite and its application as anode for the lithium ion battery, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Jiazhao Wang, Mohd Faiz Hassan, Zhixin Chen, and Hua-Kun Liu

nanocrystalline porous a-LiFe02-C composite-an environmentally friendly cathode for the lithium-ion battery, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Jiazhao Wang, Mohd Faiz Hassan, Shulei Chou, Zhixin Chen, and Hua-Kun Liu

Amorphous carbon coated high grain boundary density dual phase Li4Ti5O12-TiO2: A nanocomposite anode material for li-ion batteries, Md Mokhlesur Rahman, Jia-Zhao Wang, Mohd Faiz Hassan, David Wexler, and Hua-Kun Liu


Proposal of a Methodology for Bridge Condition Assessment, Maria Rashidi and Peter Gibson


A decision support methodology for remediation planning of concrete bridges, Maria Rashidi and Brett P. Lemass


Evaluating waste concrete for the treatment of acid sulphate soil groundwater from coastal floodplains, Gyanendra Regmi, Buddhima Indraratna, Long Nghiem, and Laura Banasiak


Treatment of acidic groundwater in acid sulfate soil terrain using recycled concrete: column experiments, Gyanendra Regmi, Buddhima Indraratna, Long Nghiem, A. Golab, and B Guru Prasad


Preliminary evaluations on laser - Tandem GMAW, Ruham P. Reis, John Norrish, and Dominic Cuiuri

Response of foam- and concrete-filled square steel tubes under low-velocity impact loading, Alexander Remennikov, B. Uy, and Sih Kong

Computational fluid dynamics modelling of gas flow dynamics in large longwall goaf areas, Ting Ren, Rao Balusu, and C Claassen


Development of a water-mist based venturi system for dust control from maingate chocks and BSL, Ting Ren, Graeme Cooper, and Srinivasa Yarlagadda


Dust controls and monitoring practices on Australian longwalls, Ting Ren, Brian Plush, and Najdat I. Aziz


The role of brookite in mechanical activation of anatase-to-rutile transformation of nanocrystalline TiO2: An XRD and Raman spectroscopy investigation, Masih Rezaee, Seyyed Khoie, and Hua-Kun Liu

Application of statistical methodology for the evaluation of mechanically activated phase transformation in nanocrystalline TiO2, Masih Rezaee, Seyyed MM Khoie, Davoud Haghshenas Fatmehsari, and Hua-Kun Liu

Carbothermal reduction and nitridation of titanium dioxide in the H2-N2 gas mixture, Sheikh Rezan, Guangqing Zhang, and Oleg Ostrovski


Treatment of high TDS liquid waste: Is zero liquid discharge feasible?, Alexander Robertson and Long Nghiem

Structured algorithm to extend the numeric range of n-bit binary number, Lianly Rompis

Thermoluminescence solid-state nanodosimetry- the peak 5A/5 dosemeter, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, L Oster, A Horowitz, E Fuks, S Marino, H Datz, Y S. Horowitz, and M Rainer

Small-sized UV radiometer on the basis of schottky diodes, Anatoly B. Rosenfeld, V. Ryzhikov, G. Onyshchenko, S. Galkin, O. Opolonin, O. Lysetska, V. Perevertaylo, L. Piven, E. Voronkin, and I. Zenya


Consolidation by vertical drain beneath a circular embankment using analytical and numerical modelling, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Buddhima Indraratna, and A Aljorany


Experimental study on the effectiveness of prefabricated vertical drains under cyclic loading, Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn, Buddhima Indraratna, and Guanghui Meng


Enhancement of the capacitance in TiO2 nanotubes through controlled introduction of oxygen vacancies, Maryam Salari, Konstantin K. Konstantinov, and Hua-Kun Liu

Texture evolution of cold rolled and annealed Fe-24Mn-3Al-2Si-1Ni-0.06C TWIP steel, Ahmed Saleh, E V. Pereloma, and Azdiar A. Gazder

Patient journey modeling using integrated data structures in healthcare service operations, Premaratne Samaranayake and Senevi B. Kiridena

Effect of annealing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of cold rolled Fe-24Mn-3Al-2Si-1Ni-0.06C TWIP steel, D B Santos, Ahmed Saleh, Azdiar A. Gazder, Andrew Carman, Dayanna Moreira Duarte, Erica A. S Ribeiro, Berenice M. Gonzalez, and E V. Pereloma

Member ductility and design detail of some welded joints, L. Schmidt and P Morgan

Dynamic recovery and recrystallization during hot-working in an advanced TiAl alloy [Dynamische Erholung und Rekristallisation während der Warmverformung in einer TiAl-Hochleistungslegierung], Thomas Schmoelzer, Klaus-Dieter Liss, M. Rester, Kun Yan, Andreas Stark, Mark H. Reid, Matthew Peel, and Helmut Clemens


Application of the brittle failure criterion to the design of roof support in the soft rocks of coal mines, Ross W. Seedsman