Academic staff

Civil Engineering - Academic staff

Professor Jeffrey Walker

Head of Department, Professor in Water Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 115, 23 College Walk (B60), 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.

Professor Yu (Barry) Bai

Deputy Head of Civil Engineering
Professor in Structural Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 128, 23 College Walk (B60), 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.

Professor Mathew Aitchison

Professor in Construction Engineering and Management, Director Future Building Initiative
Department of Civil Engineering
Level 2, Building H, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield Campus

A/Professor Mehrdad Arashpour

Associate Professor, Head of Construction Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 127, 23 College Walk (Building 60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Prefabricated Structures, Robotics, Optimisation, Building Information Modelling (BIM), Sustainability, Design for Manufacture and Assembly

Dr. Fatemeh Azhari

Lecturer
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 108B 23 College Walk Clayton Vic 3800 Australia

Professor Abdelmalek Bouazza

Professor in Geotechnical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 3.24, 20 Exhibition Walk (Woodside), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

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

A/Professor Ha Bui

ARC Future Fellow, Associate Professor in Geomechanics Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 126, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

We develop advanced computational methods and novel real-time monitoring and early warning systems to solve future challenges in geotechnical engineering and geomechanics, with reference to related engineering applications.