Research staff

Civil Engineering - Research staff

Dr. Peter Bach

Research Fellow, ARC DECRA Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G07, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Integrated Modelling of urban water systems, planning-support systems, participatory modelling, stakeholder engagement, gamification and serious gaming, transitions modelling, urban planning, green infrastructure, water sensitive urban design, urban microclimate, thermal imaging, urban development

Dr. Shujian Chen

Research Fellow, ARC DECRA Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 111, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Nanotechnology and nanoscience construction materials.

Dr. Christopher De Gruyter

Research Fellow and Deputy Director, PTRG
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 121, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Transport and Civil Engineering

Dr. Harsha Fowdar

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G23, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Water Engineering and Urban Water Management.

Ms. Ying Gao

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 151, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Passive and active microwave remote sensing, Soil moisture retrieval using combined active and passive microwave observations, Soil surface roughness parameterization and Optical sensing of vegetation.

Dr. Stefania Grimaldi

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

Research Interests:

Land and Water Management.

Dr. Adrien Guyot

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 116, 18 Alliance Lane (B36) Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Environmental sensing, Micro-meteorology, Water Resources Eco-hydrology and Wildfires

Dr. Chaoxun Hang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 111, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Dr. Hanaa Hegab

Research Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Hanaa Hegab's research focuses on graphene-based polymeric composite membranes for waste treatment applications.

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. Sajjad Hosseini

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G06, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Analysis, Applied Mathematics and Civil Engineering.

Dr. Fatemeh Javidan

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 111, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Civil Engineering and Structural Engineering.

Dr. Jian Ji

Research Fellow Civil Engineering.
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 151, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Geo-technical Engineering, Slope Stability, Buried Pipeline, Reliability Analysis, Geo-material Random Field, Soil Mechanics and Soil Corrosion.

Dr. Marilyn Johnson

Senior Research Fellow, ARC DECRA Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 123A, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

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

Dr. Asghar Korayem

Research Fellow, ARC DECRA Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room G07, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus.

Research Interests:

Materials Chemistry, Nanotechnology, Polymer Chemistry and Civil Engineering.

Dr. Yuan Li

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 150, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Hydrology and remote sensing.

Dr. Mahsa Mir Momeni

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

Research Interests:

Structural Engineering, Impact Engineering, Fire Engineering and Engineering for Extremes.

Dr. Mohammad Nassirnia

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

Research Interests:

Structural Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Dr. Farhana Naznin

Research Fellow in Public Transport Research Group (PTRG)
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 125, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Safety Engineering, Civil Engineering and Transportation Engineering.

Dr. Emily Payne

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 153, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Environmental Science, Water Science and Civil Engineering.

Mr. Suranji Rathnayaka

Research Fellow, DECRA
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 116, 18 Alliance Lane (B36), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Structural Engineering and Civil Engineering.

Dr. Ezzat Shamsaei

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering

Research Interests:

Nano-materials, Membranes and catalysts, Separation and fuel cells and Green chemical technology.

Dr. Benjamin Shannon

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 155, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

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

Dr. Long Truong

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 121, 22 Alliance Lane (B69), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Public transport, intelligent transport systems, road safety and travel behavior.

Dr. Weilin Wang

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

Research Interests:

Control Engineering, Traffic Light Control, Traffic Management, Mathematical Programming and Wireless Sensor Networks.

Mr. Ash Wright

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 156, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Dr. Xiaoling Wu

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 325, 20 Research Way (B82), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Civil Engineering, Environmental Science and Soil Science.

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. Kefeng Zhang

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 153, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

Storm Water Management, Green Technologies and Urban Water Modelling.

Dr. Changxi Zheng

Research Fellow
Department of Civil Engineering
Room 151, 23 College Walk (B60), Clayton Campus

Research Interests:

2D Materials and Optoelectronics.