Theses

This page contains the completed PhD and MPhil dissertations of the group members, with the link to the corresponding digital version.

 

PhD:

  • Dr. Chongpu Zhai (PhD, 2017, at The University of Sydney), Stress-dependent Electrical Conduction in Granular Materials. [PDF].
  • Dr. Simone Pupeschi (Dr-Ing, 2017, at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Thermomechanical characterization of advanced ceramic breeder beds for fusion blankets. [PDF].
  • Dr. Julia Ott (Dr-Ing, 2015, at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Modeling the Microstructural and Micromechanical Influence on Effective Properties of Granular Electrode Structures. [PDF].
  • Dr. Shuo Zhao (Dr-Ing, 2010, at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Multiscale Modeling of Thermomechanical Properties of Ceramic Pebbles. [PDF].

MPhil:

  • Ms. Shuoqi (Sharon) Li (MPhil, 2017, at The University of Sydney), The Distribution of Saturated Clusters in Wetted Granular Materials. [PDF].
  • Ms. Yi Zhang (MPhil, 2016, at The University of Sydney), Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Inter-granular Liquid Bridges: Hysteresis of Contact Angle and Capillary Forces. [PDF].