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2015 Postgraduate Seminar Program

Please note that 'work in progress' is being presented at these seminars.

Seminars start at 4pm.

If you have any queries about the seminar program, please contact Dr Abbas Taheri.

January 5th    
January 12th
January 19th
N132 Ziting Zeng "Characteristics of Applied Stress and Structural Damage with Guided Wave" - Introductory
January 27th (Tues)
Phuong Dong Le "Analyzing the Spatial Distribution of Extreme Storms and it's Corresponding Flood Risks" - Introductory
February 2nd
Napier 208
February 9th
Napier 208 Elaheh Arjomand "Multi-physics Investigation of Well Cement Performance" - Introductory
February 16th Napier 208 Exequiel Escobedo "Quantification of Uncertainty of Geometallurgical Variables in Mine Planning Optimisation" - Confirmation
February 23rd Napier 208 Manpreet Singh "Structural Behaviour of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete" - Confirmation
March 2nd
Napier 208


Xiangwei Liang

Jingxuan Du

"Blast Resistance of Ultra-high Performance Concrete with Effect on Fire" - Introduction

"Pipe Condition Assessment using Pressure Transient and Acoustics" - Introduction

March 9th
Napier 208 Public Holiday
March 16th Napier 208

March 23rd
Napier 208
Chi Zhang
"Inverse Transient Analysis for Condition Assessment of Municipal Water Pipelines" - Confirmation
March 30th
Napier 208  Yang Liu
"Numerical Modelling of Geocell-reinforced Railway Trackbed" - Confirmation
April 6th
Napier 208 Public Holiday
April 7th (Tuesday) N132 Eng North

Thomas Bruning

Changtai Zhou




April 13th
Napier 208

Gnana Teja

Reza Sadeghi




April 20th
Napier 208 Charles Newland
"Development of a (semi) Automated Calibration Procedure for Cellular Automata, Transition Potential Based Land use Models" - Confirmation
April 27th
Napier 208  Van Duc Vu
"A Micromechanics Based Finite Element Model for Progressive Damage Analysis of Composite Plate/Shell Structures" - Confirmation
May 4th
Napier 208 Hasan Mohseni
May 11th Napier 208 Graeme Riddell
May 18th
Napier 208 Yu Deng
"The Role of Antecedent Moisture Conditions in Design Floods in Warmer Climate" - Confirmation
May 25th Napier 208 Changtai Zhou
"Develpoment of Rock Mass Failure Model Based Discrete Fracture Network" - Introductory
June 1st
Napier 208  He Shi "Pipeline Condition Assessment using Fluid Transient Waves with Paired Pressure Sensor Arrays" - Confirmation
June 8th
Napier 208 Public Holiday
June 15th
Napier 208  
June 22nd Napier 208  
June 29th
Napier 208  
July 6th
July 13th S112 Elaheh Arjomand Confirmation
July 20th S112  
July 27th S112 Chengjun Yu "Constitutive Modelling of Tyre-Derived Cement Composites" - Introductory
August 3rd

August 10th S112  
August 17th S112 Hong Do
August 24th S112

Irene Chung


Hamidreza Khatami

"Physical Modelling of Rolling Dynamic Compaction" - Introductory

"Measuring and Modelling the Mechanical Response of Soils Incorporating Recycled Tyre" - Introductory

August 31st

Yue Zhao

Michael O'Flaherty



September 7th

Yi Yang

Michael O'Flaherty



September 14th S112 Zhongcun Zuo Introductory
September 21st S112 Jian Liu "Projectile Penetration of Ultra-high Performance Concrete" - Introductory
September 28th S112  
October 5th
S112 Public Holiday
October 12th S112 Hang Wang Introductory
October 19th
S112 Thomas Bruning "Development of a New Method to Model Rockburst in Brittle Rocks During Deep Mining" - Confirmation
October 26th S112  
November 2nd
November 9th
S112 Changtai Zhou "Development of Rock Mass Failure Model Based on Discrete Fracture Network Approach" - Confirmation
November 16th
November 23rd S112  
November 30th
December 7th
December 14th N132  
December 21st N132  



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