Academic staff

Civil Engineering - Academic staff

Prof. Jeffrey Walker

Head of Department
Civil Engineering
Room 117, 23 College Walk, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

A combination of i) environmental sensing, ii) earth system modelling, and iii) optimal convergence of model predictions with observations through data assimilation.

Prof. Jayantha Kodikara

Deputy Head of Department (Geomechanics Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 139, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Unsaturated flow and material behaviour of compacted soils, reactive soils and pavement materials, Shrinkage, creep and unsaturated flow behaviour of cemented materials, Desiccation cracking of soils and cemented materials, Soil-atmosphere/infracture interaction and climate change effects, On-shore and off-shore pipelines & Stabilisation of soils.

Dr. Kun An

Lecturer (Transport Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 123A, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

• reliable transit network design with stochastic demand • logistic and supply chain design • robust sensor location • traffic operation and control

Assoc. Prof. Bre Anne Sainsbury

Associate Professor Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Bre's Research Interests are in mining, caving, anistropic rock masses , subsidence and slope stability.

Assoc. Prof. Stephan Arndt

Associate Professor (Resources Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 154, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Prof Stephan has interest in Rock Mechanics, Discrete Fracture Networks, Coupled Multi-Physics Simulation, Hydraulic Fracturing Simulation, 4D Geo mechanics, Cave Mining, Reservoir Geo mechanics, Fault Slip, Induced Seismicity, High Performance Computing in Geo mechanic, Large Open Pit Slope Stability, Numerical Methods, Automate Model Construction

Assoc. Prof. Yu Bai

Director of International Affairs (Structures Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 128, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Structural adhesives and adhesively-bonded structures, Material and structural responses under critical load conditions, Composite structures, Fiber-reinforced materials and structures.

Prof. Abdelmalek Bouazza

Professor Geotechnical Engineering, Monash University
Civil Engineering
Room 138, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Landfill design Unsaturated behaviour of geomaterials. Contaminant transport through soils and geosynthetics. Geosynthetics in landfills Geosynthetics in mining applications (heap leach pads, tailing dams, etc.). Earth reinforced structures Ground Improvement (Shallow and deep soil mixing, dynamic compaction, stone columns,rigid inclusions).

Dr. Ha H. Bui

Senior Lecturer
Civil Engineering
R126, 23 College Walk, Clayton, Vic 3800, Australia

Research Interests:

Dr. Colin Caprani

Senior Lecturer (Structures Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 124, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Highway bridge traffic loading; structural safety and reliability; structural dynamics; human-induced vibration; human-structure interaction; vehicle-bridge interaction; structural health monitoring; weigh-in-motion; footbridge vibration; random vibration; traffic modelling for bridges; probabilistic modelling; extreme value prediction; intelligent

Dr. Victor Wei-Chung Chang

Associate Professor
Civil Engineering
Rm 109, Building 60, 23 College Walk, Monash University, Victoria 3800 Australia

Research Interests:

In order to improve the knowledge of interdependence between human and environment during the rapid urbanization process using engineering, analytical and management approaches, Victor is leading a research group focusing on the following two domains., (a) Built Environment-Human Nexus: urban air quality and built environment.

Prof. Graham Currie

Associate Dean Research, Director of Monash Infrastructure, Chair of Public Transport (Transport Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 113, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Public Transport, Travel Behavior, Transport Policy.

Dr. Edoardo Daly

Senior Lecturer
Civil Engineering
23 College Walk, Clayton, 3800 VIC, Australia

Research Interests:

Stochastic soil-moisture dynamics and water balance, Soil-atmosphere interaction, Eco-hydrology, Groundwater-dependent ecosystems

Dr. Roger Dargaville

Senior Lecturer (Resources Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 145, 23 College Walk, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Renewable energy

Dr. Alexa Delbosc

Senior Lecturer
Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Travel behaviour of young adults, transport and the life course, public transport, social impacts of new transport technologies

Prof. Wenhui Duan

Director of Research (Structures Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 133, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Nano-materials and nano-mechanics , graphene reinforced epoxy/cement/concrete composites; carbon nanotube reinforced epoxy/cement/concrete composites; high strain rate effect;

Dr. Yihai Fang

Lecturer (Construction and Management)
Civil Engineering
Room 153, 23 College Walk, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr.Yihai Research Interests include Building Information Modeling, Real-time Sensing and Visualization, Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) in Built Environment, and Construction Safety and Human Factors.

Prof. Le Hai Vu

Professor, ARC Future Fellow, Director of Research Training, Deputy Director ITS & Transport Group.
Civil Engineering
Room 140, 60, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Research Interests are in, Intelligent transport systems: traffic monitoring, control and management, smart use of information, connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs).

Mr. Asadul Haque

Senior Lecturer Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering
Room 141, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Asadul Research Interests are in, non-destructive Characterization of Geo-materials, X-Ray CT Imaging, Foundation Engineering, Carbon Sequestration, Chemical Improvement of Soft Soils and Railway Geotechnics.

Dr. Amin Heidarpour

Senior Lecturer, Head of Structures Group
Civil Engineering
Rm 125; 23 College Walk; Clayton Campus; Monash University

Research Interests:

Passionate interest to research on structural and computational mechanics, with specific application to steel, concrete and composite structures subjected to extreme actions

Assoc. Prof. Bing Jie Ni

Associate Professor Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 132, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Assoc.Prof. Bing Research Interests are in,Environmental Technology, Greenhouse Gas Emissions,Wastewater Treatment, Environmental Engineering and Mathematical Modelling.

Mr. Meead Saberi Kalaee

Lecturer (Transport Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 101, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Network Modeling, Travel Demand Modeling, Travel Behavior Modeling, Complex Systems in Transportation, Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems

Dr. Inhi Kim

Lecturer Department of Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 122, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr. Inhi Kim Research Interests are in,Traffic safety, Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Travel Demand and Behavior Modelling, Complex Networks in Transportation. Transport planning, strategic planning, traffic signal operation, logistics, public transportation planning.

Ms. Victoria Lamb

Senior Lecturer (Environmental Engineering).
Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Prof. Julia Lamborn

Director of Teaching, Associate Dean Education (Environmental Engineering).
Civil Engineering
Room 215, 72, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Prof. Julia Research Interests are in, Waste management, Landfills, Environmental Impact Assessment, Engineering heritage and Engineering Education.

Dr. Ye Lu

Lecturer Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 129, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr.Ye Research Interests are in,Structural health monitoring, Sensor networks and technology, Wave propagation in solids and Advanced signal processing and data fusion.

Assoc. Prof. David McCarthy

Head of Water Engineering
Civil Engineering
Room 120, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Urban stormwater management, pathogens, the urban environment, uncertainty in water system modelling

Dr. Phu Nguyen

Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 137, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr.Phu Research Interests are in, Numerical methods (extended finite elements, mesh free particle methods, iso-geometric analysis), Fracture mechanics, Computational mechanics, Large deformation problems and Multi scale modelling of quasi-brittle materials (concretes, composites, rocks etc.).

Prof. Marc Parlange

Provost, Senior Vice President, Professor (Civil Engineering).
Civil Engineering
Monash University, Wellington Road, Clayton VIC 3800, Australia.

Research Interests:

Prof. Marc Research Interests are in,Hydrology Environmental, Fluid Mechanics, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering.

Prof. Ranjith Pathegama Gamage

Head of Geo-mechanics Engineering.
Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Ranjith areas of research include carbon dioxide sequestration in sedimentary basins, modeling of multi-phase flow through rocks, gas outbursts and groundwater inundation in mines and tunnels, rock fracture mechanism and tunneling in soft and hard ground. He is actively involved in experimental and numerical modeling and research in Rock Mechanics.

Assoc. Prof. Valentijn Pauwels

Civil Engineering - ARC Future Fellow
Civil Engineering
Room 123, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Model data fusion, Hydrology, Optimization

Prof. Geoffrey Rose

Director of ITS (Monash), Head of Transport Engineering
Civil Engineering
Room 104, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Sustainable Transport, Travel Behaviour, Weather, Climate Change, Active Transport.

Senior lecturer Christoph Rudiger

Senior Lecturer, Deputy Head of Water Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 119, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Christoph research interests lie in the fields of monitoring and predicting natural extremes, in particular water-related. This spans from monitoring soil moisture and drought conditions, to vegetation fuel loads for fire predictions, as well as ice sheet changes over Antarctica. The tools he is using are primarily satellites.

Dr. Meead Saberi

Lecturer
Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Traffic Flow Theory and Characteristics, Network Modeling, Travel Demand Modeling, Travel Behavior Modeling, Complex Systems in Transportation, Urban Transportation Data and Information Systems

Senior lecturer Elizabeth Sironic

Senior Lecturer Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 107, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Mr. Christian Urich

Lecturer Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 121, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr. Mohan Yellishetty

Senior Lecturer (Resources Engineering).
Civil Engineering
Room 147, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dr. Mohan has been recognized as one of the leading experts in the area of sustainable mineral resources, all aspects of mining cycle and industrial ecology.

Dr. Qianbing Zhang

Lecturer (Resource Engineering).
Civil Engineering
Room 149, 60, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Qianbing Research Interests are in, Rock Mechanics, Geo-technical Engineering,Tunneling Engineering and Geology Experimental Mechanics.

Prof. Jian Zhao

Professor Civil Engineering.
Civil Engineering
Room 146, 60, Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Jian Research Interests are in, Rock Mechanics,Tunneling,Underground Space-mining and Engineering.

Prof. Xiao Zhao

Chair of Civil Engineering (Structures Engineering)
Civil Engineering
Room 118, 60, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Steel Structures, FRP Strengthening.