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Honour thesis student awarded with poster prize

Mr Xu Wang, an honour thesis student working on numerical modelling of capillary forces between rough interfaces in our group, has been awarded with John Main 2nd Prize for Poster Presentation event on 3 November, 2017. The Poster Presentation 2017 is the School of Civil Engineering’ major annual event to showcase the research undertaken by […]

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Ms Yongmei Zhang joined the group

Ms Yongmei Zhang has just started her PhD program in March, 2017, and she will work on the mechanics of interfaces. Yongmei graduated with Master of Engineering in Solid Mechanics from the School of Aerospace, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2016.

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Visitors from KIT

Mr Simone Pupeschi and Mrs Marigrazia Mascardini are visiting us from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany from Jan to April, 2017. They have previously visited us in 2015, with the photo attached from their last visit.  Simone and Mari are two final-year PhD students at KIT and have been working on thermo-mechanical behaviour of tritium breeder […]

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Ms Yi Zhang submitted MPhil thesis

Ms Yi Zhang has just submitted her MPhil thesis, on “Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Inter-granular Liquid Bridges: Hysteresis of Contact Angle and Capillary Forces”, at School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, and this is our research group. 31.08.2016

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Mr Mojtaba Nazemi joined the group

Mr Mojtaba Nazemi started his PhD programme in Semester 2, 2016, and he will work on the mechanics of degradation and healing in cemented granular materials. Mojtaba graduated with MSc(Eng) from the School of Civil Engineering, Graduate University of Advanced Technology, Iran 2015 and BSc (Eng) from the School of Civil Engineering, Shahid Bahonar University […]

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Two MPhil students started in Semester 2, 2016

Mr Yanyao Bao started his MPhil programme in Semester 2, 2016, and he will work on the numerical simulations for CO2 storage in saline aquifer. Yanyao graduated with M.S. from School of Civil Engineering, Purdue University, 2015. (Mr Yanyao Bao)   Mr Nanwangzi (Linkin) WU graduated from The University of Sydney (2016) with B.E (Civil) degree, […]

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Mr Zhang (Simon) Shi joined the group

Mr Simon Shi started his PhD programme in Semester 2, 2016, and he will work on the micromechanics of partially saturated soils. Simon graduated with BEng (Honour) from School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, 2015.

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ACCM2015, Brisbane

30 Nov – 1 Dec, 2015, the group joined The 2nd Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM 2015) hosted in QUT, Brisbane. Six PhD students (Abraham, Chongpu, Weijing, Saba, Marigrazia and Simone) presented their work ranging from nuclear materials, granular materials, rock blasting, and contact mechanics.   BBQ dinner at Mundo Churrasco, Brisbane with colleagues from Monash […]

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Mr Noor Mohammad joined the group

Mr Noor Mohammad will start his PhD programme in Semester 1, 2016, and he will work on mass transport in unsaturated soils. Noor graduated with MEngSc degree from Monash University, 2015.

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Weijing won 2nd Prize in Poster Presentation 2015

Congratulations to Weijing, who won Annie B Wilson 2nd Prize in Civil Engineering Poster Presentation 2015 last Friday. The presentation has been selected by academic members from around 50 posters by postgraduate (PhD and MPhil) and undergraduate students.

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