Completed Projects

ARC Discovery Projects

  1. Brian Uy (2014-2016), "Reducing and reusing structural steel in steel-concrete composite buildings", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $530,000.

  2. Tommy Chan; David Thambiratnam (2013-2015), "Development of next generation prestressed concrete bridges using moving force identification", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $300,000.

  3. Robert Melchers; Mark Stewart (2013-2015), "Structural reliability and remaining life estimation for deteriorating steel infrastructure", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $405,000.

  4. Hong Hao; Ying Wang (2013), "Development of Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete (SFRC) material with spiral-shaped fibres", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $315,000.

  5. Brian Uy; Zhong Tao; Fidelis Mashiri; Richard Liew; Lin-Hai Han (2012-2014), "The behaviour and design of composite columns coupling the benefits of high strength steel and high strength concrete for large scale infrastructure", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $400,000.

  6. Brian Uy; Xinqun Zhu; Olivia Mirza (2011-2013), "The use of innovative anchors for the achievement of composite action for rehabilitating existing and deployment of demountable steel structures", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $255,000.

  7. Hong Hao; Guowei Ma (2011-2013), "Development of design and analysis methods for blast-resistant window structures", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $240,000.

  8. Mark Stewart (2011-2015), "Probabilistic terrorism risk assessment and risk acceptability for infrastructure protection", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $850,000.

  9. Robert Melchers; Mark Stewart (2010-2012), "Remaining life estimation for existing deteriorating reinforced concrete infrastructure", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $320,000.

  10. Hong Hao (2010-2012), "Experimental and numerical study of dynamic properties of concrete and fibre reinforced concrete materials", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $340,000.

  11. Mark Stewart (2008-2010), "Stochastic Modelling of Structural Facade Damage and Occupant Safety Risks Due to Explosive Blast Loading", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $320,000.

  12. Brian Uy; Alex Remennikov; Jat Yuen Liew (2008-2010), "Utilising the benefits of high performance steels (HPS) and infill materials for critical infrastructure protection (CIP) against extreme loads", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $371,000.

  13. Brian Uy (2008-2010), "Unified theory for the behaviour and design of composite steel-concrete beams subjected to generalised loading and support conditions", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $300,413.

  14. Andrew Deeks; Hong Hao (2008-2010), "Rapid structural condition assessment using adaptive model updating", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $280,000.

ARC Linkage Projects

  1. Chunwei Zhang; Brian Uy; Won-Hee Kang; Weibo Huang; Ping Lv (2014-2016), "Viscoelastic sprayed material for the effective blast resistance of critical and resource infrastructure", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $179,918.

  2. Tuan Ngo; Hong Hao; Jose Torero Cullen; Priyan Mendis; Jay Sanjayan; Hamid Ronagh; David Visser (2014-2016), "A lightweight composite panel system for high speed modular construction", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $600,000.

  3. Hong Hao; Madhat Abdel-jawad (2013-2015), "Development of fuel storage tanks with frangible roofs to resist accidental explosion load", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $162,000.

  4. Lu Aye; Bijan Samali; Tuan Ngo; Mark Bradford (2011-2014), "A holistic integrated design approach for building envelopes incorporating sustainability, security and safety", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $526,086.

  5. Abbas Rajabifard; Ian Williamson; Tuan Ngo (2011-2013), "Land and property information in 3D", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $345,000.

  6. Jianchun Li; Bijan Samali; Keith Crews (2011-2013), "Determination of the condition and strength capacity of in-service timber poles in energy networks", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $280,000.

  7. Hong Hao; Tianli Huang; Weixin Ren (2011-2013), "Numerical and experimental study of pounding damage of adjacent bridge structures to spatially varying earthquake ground motions", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $199,332.

  8. Guowei Ma; Hong Hao; Wie-Min Gho (2011-2013), "Vulnerability mapping of hazards and economic loss assessment of offshore oil and gas platforms subject to accidental explosion and fires", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $210,000.

  9. Helen Goldsworthy; Emad Gad; Brian Uy; Saman Fernando (2011-2013), "Development of efficient, robust and architecturally-flexible structural systems using innovative blind-bolted connections", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $255,000.

  10. Lu Aye; Tuan Ngo; Robert Crawford; Priyan Mendis (2010-2012), "Prefabricated reusable building modules: reducing building life cycle environmental impacts", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $200,313.

  11. Stephen Foster; Vute Sirivivatnanon; Mark Stewart (2010-2011), "A Re-evaluation of the Safety and Reliability Indices for Reinforced Concrete Structures", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $150,000.

  12. Prasad Gudimetla; David Thambiratnam; Yuantong Gu; Cheng Yan (2010-2012), "A new generation high crash energy absorbing barrier for improved road safety", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $216,000.

  13. Gianluca Ranzi; Brian Uy; Subo Gowripalan; Peter Gabor (2009-2011), "Behaviour of post-tensioned composite steel-concrete slabs", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $300,000.

  14. Michael Blumenstein; Yew-Chaye Loo; Hong Guan (2008-2010), "Artificial Intelligence Based Deterioration Model for Development of Bridge Network Maintenance Strategy", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $423,585

  15. David Thambiratnam; Andy Tan; Tommy Chan (2008-2010), "Monitoring and Maintaining the Structural Health of Bridges Using Vibration Characteristics", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $219,000.

  16. Priyan Mendis; Bijan Samali; Brian Uy (2008-2010), "Innovative Retrofitting Techniques for the Protection of Anchorage Zones in Cable-Stayed Bridges Subjected to Blast Loads", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $211,000.

  17. Mark Bradford; Brian Uy; Gianluca Ranzi; Alexander Filonov (2008-2010), "Time-Dependent Response and Deformations of Composite Beams with Innovative Deep Trapezoidal Decks", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $256,188.

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Projects

  1. Amin Heidarpour; Xiao-Ling Zhao; Mark Bradford; Guoxing Lu; David Thambiratnam; Alex Remennikov; Brian Uy; Chengqing Wu; Tuan Ngo; Pathegama Ranjith; Sabrina Fawzia (2016), "National drop weight impact testing facility", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $235,000.

  2. Buddhima Indraratna; Scott Sloan; Mark Cassidy; Daichao Sheng; Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn; Kiet Tieu; John Carter; Andries Fourie; Nasser Khalili; Abdelmalek Bouazza; Jayantha Kodikara; Kenny Kwok; Manicka Dhanasekar; Priyan Mendis; David Williams; Brian Uy; Arul Arulrajah; Hadi Khabbaz; Mohamed Shahin; Alex Remennikov; J. Antonio H. Carraro; John Wilson; Kristian Krabbenhoft; Christophe Gaudin; Sanjay Nimbalkar; Chin Leo; Adrian Russell; Paul Meehan; Norm Grady (2014), "National Facility for Cyclic Testing of High-speed Rail (FCTHSR)", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $900,000.

  3. Priyan Mendis; Kim Rasmussen; Jay Sanjayan; Sujeeva Setunge; Hong Hao; Sam Fragomeni; David Thambiratnam; Alex Remennikov; Riadh Al-Mahaidi; Colin Duffield; Tuan Ngo; Nelson Lam; Helen Goldsworthy (2014), "State-of-the-Art Facility for Non-destructive Testing of Concrete Infrastructure (N-DETECT)", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $400,000.

  4. Gangadhara Prusty; Paul Compston; Liyong Tong; Kenny Kwok; Bronwyn Fox; Youhong Tang; Roberto Ojeda Rabanal; Debes Bhattacharyya; Nigel St John; Andrew Beehag; Mark Sterbic; Brian Uy; Veena Sahajwalla; Garth Pearce; Qing-Hua Qin; Evgeny Morozov; Lin Ye; Kim Rasmussen; Fidelis Mashiri; Rajarshi Das; Stuart Wildy (2014), "An Australasian facility for the automated fabrication of high performance bespoke components", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $500,000.

  5. Brian Uy; Chunwei Zhang; Kenny Kwok; Alex Remennikov; Hong Hao; Guowei Ma; David Thambiratnam; Mark Stewart; Chengqing Wu; Priyan Mendis (2013), "National Facility for Physical Blast Simulation (NFPBS)", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $400,000.

  6. Sam Fragomeni; Ian Thomas; Jay Sanjayan; Priyan Mendis; Sujeeva Setunge; Amin Heidarpour; Maurice Guerrieri; John Wilson; Riadh Al-Mahaidi; Yi-Min (Mike) Xie; Tuan Ngo; David Mann (2013), "Integrated fire engineering facility for testing structures under combined structural and fire loading", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $490,000.

  7. Aibing Yu; Runyu Yang; Mark Hoffman; Oleg Ostrovski; Jie Bao; Vishnu Pareek; Moses Tade; Brian Uy; Yang Xiang; Chin Leo; Haiping Zhu; Qinghua Zeng; Mark Biggs (2012), "An advanced computational facility based on a graphic processing unit for particulate research", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $350,000.

  8. Riadh Al-Mahaidi; John Wilson; Jay Sanjayan; Emad Gad; Xiao-Ling Zhao; Brian Uy; Stephen Foster; Bijan Samali; Nicholas Haritos; Mahen Mahendran; Michael Griffith; Yi-Min (Mike) Xie; Chunhui Yang; Sam Fragomeni; Natalie Lloyd; Mark Bradford; Raymond Gilbert; Nelson Lam; Yang Xiang; Manicka Dhanasekar; Bernard Rolfe; Colin Duffield; Pathegama Ranjith; Arul Arulrajah; Vijaya Rangan; Yu Bai; Maurice Guerrieri (2011), "Hybrid testing facility for structures under extreme loads", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $870,000.

ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Projects

  1. Ching Tai Ng (2013-2015), "In-situ structural safety diagnosis of composite materials: lamb wave diffraction tomography using multi-frequency data", ARC DECRA Project. Funds Approved: $375,000.

  2. Jun Li (2014-2016), "Development of a self-powered wireless sensor network from renewable energy for integrated structural health monitoring and diagnosis", ARC DECRA Project. Funds Approved: $389,220.

CRC/CSIRO Projects

  1. Hong Hao (2011), "Supporting Infrastructure Management by Combining Sensors and Asset Information Models - Project No. 3104", CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset Management. Funds Approved: $416,442.00.

  2. Tommy Chan; David P Thambiratnam; Dhanasekar, M., Tan, A., Ma, L., Cole, C., Chattopadhyay, G., Dwight, R., The, L., and Jones, R., (2011), "Life Cycle Management of Bridges", CRC Rail Projects. Funds Approved: $751,526.00.