Research fellows

Civil Engineering - Research fellows

Dr. Rukshan Azoor

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 228, 21 Alliance Lane (B70), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Multiphysics modelling in Civil Engineering, Underground corrosion, Infrastructure deterioration and sustainability

Dr. Victor Bunster

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room F4.38, Building F, Caulfield Campus

Research Interests:

Environmental Design, Life Cycle Analysis, Sustainable Construction, Industrialised Construction, Decision Support Systems, Mass Customisation, Personalisation, Design Computing

Dr. Yussi Palacios Delgado

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 202, 21 Alliance Lane, Clayton Campus

Dr. Ravin Deo

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 216, 21 Alliance Lane (B70), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Engineering geophysics, subsurface imaging.

Dr. Troyee Dutta

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Mohammed Faizal

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Guoyang Fu

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G25, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Fracture mechanics; Failure analysis of deteriorated pipelines; Structural reliability; Discrete element methods

Dr. Wenchao Gao

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Ying Gao

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 115, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Soil moisture harmonization from multi-frequency satellite observations Passive microwave soil moisture retrieval Combined active and passive soil moisture retrieval Soil surface roughness characterization Optical sensing of vegetation

Dr. Javad Ghorbani

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Rebekah Henry

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 222, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Public health microbiology with a focus on water resources.

Dr. Hong Nam Hoang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 123, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

traffic planning, intelligent transport systems, operations research

Dr. Yaoxin Hu

Senior Research Fellow ARC DECRA
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 1.09, CSIRO Building, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Metal-organic framework and graphene oxide membranes for highly efficient gas separation or water treatment.

Dr. Marilyn Johnson

Senior Research Fellow, ARC DECRA
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 123, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Cyclist safety, cyclist-driver interactions, road safety, Qualitative Social Research and Quantitative Social Research.

Dr. Kai Liu

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 125, Building 69, Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Dynamic fracturing behaviours of geomaterials under multi-axial loadings Digital rock physics: micro X-ray computed tomography High-speed Digital Image Correlation

Dr. Mayer Melhem

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 219, 21 Alliance Lane (B70), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Australian Bridge Engineering, Structural Reliability, Network Risk Asset Management

Dr. Ali Rashidi

Research Fellow - Future Building Initiative
Department of Civil Engineering
Monash University Building F, Caulfield Campus 900 Dandenong Road Caulfield East VIC 3145 Australia

Research Interests:

Construction Engineering and Management, Extended Reality (XR) in AEC Education, Construction Safety Management, Industrialized Construction, Building Information Modelling

Dr. Robert Sargent

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 111, Building 36, Clayton Campus

Dr. Ezzat Shamsaei

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Construction materials, Nano-materials, Polymers.

Dr. Benjamin Shannon

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G24, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Water pipe, Geo-technical, Geo-environmental, Underground infrastructure and Civil Engineering.

Dr. Angela Solarte Castaneda

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room F4.38, Building F, Caulfield Campus

Research Interests:

Fire Safety, Material Flammability, Fire Behaviour, Cross Laminated Timber, Laminated Bamboo, Industrialisation, Prefabrication, Modular Construction, Project Management

Dr. Khoa Tran

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 107, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Dr. Cao Wang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Zhehan Weng

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. David Whittle

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

I am currently involved in critical minerals research, and cofounder of the Critical Minerals Consortium (www.criticalmineralsconsortium.com). Additionally, I consult to mining companies, in the field of strategic mine planning.

Dr. Xiaoling Wu

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 115, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Remote sensing of Environment Proximal sensing technology Smart farming GIS technology

Dr. Nan Ye

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 152, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Retrieval of soil moisture and snow properties from microwave and optical observations.

Dr. Shaohua (Ella) Zhang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Dr. Sherry (Qianhui) Zhang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
71 Normanby Rd, Notting Hill VIC 3168, Australia