Research Projects

Civil / Mining / Environmental Current Research Projects

CIVIL


Mechanical properties of structured soils

Constitutive equations for soils under cyclic loading

Anisotropy of geo-materials

Rock joints


Behaviour of High Strength Concrete Members Reinforced with High Strength Steel

Progressive Collapse of Buildings (Strand7/FE program)

Neural Networks in Structural Optimisation

IMPROVING THE STIFFNESS, DUCTILITY AND FATIGUE STRENGTH OF STEEL AND STEEL COMPOSITE JOINTS

USE OF FRP IN STRENGTHENING STRUCTURAL MEMBERS

BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE MEMBERS

Mix design and behaviour of geopolymer concrete

Light gauge steel framed mid-rise residential building development

n-Dimensional Building information modelling of medium and high rise residential and commercial buildings

ecologically sustainable structural design of buildings

retrofitting residential and commercial buildings 

DESIGN OF CONNECTIONS FOR DECONSTRUCTION

innovation of cold-formed steel building products

seismic design of cold-formed steel structures

strengthening steel structures for increased loading and/or retrofitting

applications of high strength steel to civil engineering structures

formulation of versatile and efficient 3d beam element for advanced analysis of steel frames


MINING


NOVEL HYBRID FRP-STEEL-CONCRETE TUBULAR COLUMNS 

NOVEL HYBRID FRP TUBULAR STANDING ROOF SUPPORTS FOR MINING INFRASTRUCTURE

Permeability and shrinkage of coal for gas drainage and outburst control

strength characterisation of tendons for ground reinforcement in mines

Development of a quick and reliable gas content determination method

maximisation of gas capture from underground coal mines in multi-seam formations to reduce greenhouse gas emission

geotechnical modelling of strata caving, fracturing initiation and permeability changes in relation to gas emissions

computational fluid dynamics (cfd) modelling of longwall goaf gas flow behaviour for safe goaf atmosphere management

management and control of outburst risk in deep seams in australian coal mines

enhanced gas recovery from hard-to-drain seams through in-seam nitrogen flushing

innovative pm10 dust mitigation technologies for underground coal mines

geological modelling and reservoir simulation to optimise in-seam directional drilling boreholes

residual gas content characterisation of coal products and waste components from open cut coal mines

integrated risk assessment and engineering control approach to reduce frictional ignition hazards on new lw panels


ENVIRONMENTAL


INTERACTIONS OF FLOWING WATER AND VEGETATION

INCIPIENT CONDITIONS FOR ALGAL BLOOMS IN A TURBULENT FLOW

FLOW RESISTANCE AND VELOCITY DISTRIBUTION BY WAVES AND CURRENTS

DRAG REDUCTION BY POLYMER ADDITIVES IN A PIPE SYSTEM

BACTERIAL VERSUS FUNGAL LACCASE: POTENTIAL FOR MICROPOLLUTANT DEGRADATION

HIGH RETENTION ENZYMATIC MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR FOR EMERGING TRACE ORGANIC CONTAMINANTS REMOVAL

REDUCING SLUDGE PRODUCTION WHILE RECOVERING NUTRIENT DURING WASTEWATER TREATMENT VIA BIOLOGICAL AND ULTRASONIC TREATMENT 

BIOFUEL PRODUCTION FROM MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE 

COMBINATION OF ADVANCED OXIDATION AND BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES FOR REMOVAL OF PHARMACEUTICALS FROM WASTEWATER 

URBAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS AS HOTSPOTS FOR ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANT BACTERIA 

BIOFILTRATION VS. CONVENTIONAL ACTIVATED SLUDGE PLANTS: PRIORITY AND EMERGING POLLUTANTS REMOVAL 

 

RESEARCH SUPPORT

EIS Research Office
Phone: +61 2 4221 3491
Email: eis-research@uow.edu.au
Location: Building 6 Room 102

Last reviewed: 14 March, 2017