Current Projects

ARC Discovery Projects

  1. Mark Stewart; Mark Masia (2018-2020), "Stochastic hazard assessment of unreinforced masonry wall systems", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $473,315.

  2. Brian Uy (2018-2020), "Behaviour & design of large fabricated stainless steel composite structures", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $463,488.

  3. Brian Uy; Ehab Hamed; Zhong Tao; Won-Hee Kang (2017-2019), "Coupled service and ultimate behaviour of high strength composite columns", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $435,500.

  4. Tuan Ngo; Alex Remennikov; Priyan Mendis; Andrew Whittaker (2017-2019), "A bio-inspired lightweight composite system for blast and impact protection", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $300,000.

  5. Nelson Lam; Emad Gad; Mahdi Disfani; Tuan Ngo (2017-2019), "Design of barriers for impact", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $231,824.

  6. Hong Hao; Faiz Shaikh (2016-2018), "Ambient cured high performance geopolymer composite", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $500,000.

  7. Tommy Chan; David Thambiratnam (2016-2018), "Intelligent structures that can evaluate their own deterioration", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $360,000.

  8. Xinqun Zhu; Bijan Samali; Siu-seong Law (2016-2018), "A mobile sensory system for bridge health monitoring", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $225,000.

  9. Mark Stewart (2016-2019), "Risk-based decision-making for terrorism and infrastructure security", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $780,000.

  10. David Thambiratnam; Manicka Dhanasekar; Yan Sun; John Howie (2015-2017), "Mitigating the severity of level crossing accidents and derailments", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $315,500.

  11. Hong Hao (2015-2018), "Precast concrete segmental columns to resist dynamic loads", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $593,400.

  12. Hong Guan; Benoit Gilbert; Yew-Chaye Loo; Xinzheng Lu (2015-2017), "Progressive collapse resistance of concrete flat plate structures", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $434,300.

  13. Weihua Li; Jianchun Li (2015-2017), "Adaptive base isolation using innovative magnetorheological elastomers", ARC Discovery Projects. Funds Approved: $266,300.

ARC Linkage Projects

  1. Xiangyu Wang; Yong Hong Wu; Jun Li; Keith Hampson; Changzhi Wu; Hung-Lin Chi; Ian Smith; Mahes Rajakaruna; Sarah Iwaniw (2016-2018), "Bridge performance assessment through advanced sensing and modelling", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $280,000.

  2. Zhong Tao; Brian Uy; Zhu Pan; Maroun Rahme; Daniel Rahme (2016-2018), "Development of next generation fire-resistant composite columns", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $253,069.

  3. Tuan Ngo; Yi-Min (Mike) Xie; Priyan Mendis; Peter Lee; Dong Ruan; Nelson Lam; Dinesh Kumar Shanmugam (2015-2018), "Developing auxetic composite system for protective engineering applications", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $387,500.

  4. Wensu Chen; Hong Hao; Jianzhong Liu; Li Chen; Qin Fang; Hao Wu (2015-2017), "Blast-resistant basalt fibre-strengthened structures", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $210,000.

  5. Abhijit Mukherjee; Brian Uy; Victor Karaganov; Alex Stanco (2015-2017), "Laser ultrasonic health monitoring for Australia’s infrastructure assets", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $159,698.

  6. Mark Bradford; Brian Uy; Yanlin Guo; Li Xian Dai (2015-2017), "Composite structures of high-strength steel and concrete", ARC Linkage Projects. Funds Approved: $380,000.

ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres Projects

  1. Buddhima Indraratna; Kiet Tieu; David Airey; David Thambiratnam; Arul Arulrajah; John Wilson; Zheng Jiang; Jian Zhao; Michael Meylan; David Williams; Hamid Nikraz; Manicka Dhanasekar; Rian Dippenaar; Cholachat Rujikiatkamjorn; Pascal Perez; David Wexler; Hongtao Zhu; Olivia Mirza; Jun Li; Tao Yu; Katsumi Maeda; Timothy Neville; Richard Kelly; Liam Palmer-Cannon; Richard Austin; Jingtao Han; Li Yao; Melvyn Leong; Maroun Rahme; James Grant; John Buckley; Todd Clarke; Ryan Jansz (2017-2020), "ARC Training Centre for Advanced Technologies in Rail Track Infrastructure", ARC ITTC Projects. Funds Approved: $3,937,625.

  2. Priyan Mendis; Tuan Ngo; Kim Rasmussen; Gianluca Ranzi; Mathew Aitchison; Peter Newman; Hong Hao; Xiao-Ling Zhao; Chris Manzie; Greg Qiao; Lu Aye; Colin Duffield; Prakash Singh; Yu Bai; Robert Crawford; Masa Noguchi; Francesco Fiorito; Jose Alfano; Robert Colquhoun; Jim Liaskos; Damien Crough; David Pidcock; Miro Miletic; Nicolas Perren; Richard Kirk; John Zendler (2015-2018), "ARC Training Centre for Advanced Manufacturing of Prefabricated Housing". ARC ITTC Projects. Funds Approved: $4,000,000.

ARC Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities Projects

  1. David Thambiratnam; Tommy Chan; Manicka Dhanasekar; Brian Uy; Xiao-Ling Zhao; Hong Hao; Bijan Samali; Alex Remennikov; Mark Masia; Sabrina Fawzia; Xuemei Liu; Dong Ruan; Hong Guan; Ali Akbarnezhad; Nangallage Fernando (2018), "New Generation Facility for Impact Testing", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $744,697.

  2. Chun Wang; Pier Marzocca; Benjamin Cazzolato; Jianchun Li; Changbin Yu; Wing Chiu; Guoxing Lu; Nik Rajic; Con Doolan; Ching Tai Ng; Adrian Mouritz; Zhongxiao Peng; Milan Brandt; Sebastian Oberst (2018), "National laser-based non-destructive evaluation system", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $680,320.

  3. Evatt Hawkes; Marc Wilkins; Michael Ferry; Geraint Lewis; Leo Radom; Dietmar Muller; Michael Ford; Eric Kennedy; Murray Cairns; Bijan Samali; Ian Anderson; Sang Hong Lee; Peter Unmack; Graham King; Brian Smith (2017), "Access to the National Computing Infrastructure peak supercomputing facility", ARC LIEF Projects. Funds Approved: $900,000

  4. 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 DECRA Projects