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Mingchao awarded Endeavour Research Fellowship

Our previous visiting PhD student, Mr Mingchao Liu,from Tsinghua University has been awarded with Endeavour Research Fellowship from Australian Government. This prestige fellowship will support him to conduct a six-month research project at The University of Sydney in 2017. Congratulations to Mingchao. More details about Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships (link): The Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are the […]

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Conference presentations (ICTAM and SOFT)

Recently, two previous visitors (Mingchao and Mari) have presented their work at two conferences. (1) In August, Mr Mingchao Liu (Tsinghua University, China) attended the 24th International Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ICTAM2016) in Montreal, Canada, presenting “Surface effect on the adsorption-induced deformation of ordered porous materials”. (2) In September, Mrs Marigrazia Moscardini (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, […]

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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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SIF2016 Conference

From 12 to 15 July, 2016, Dr Gan attended the 10th International Conference on Structural Integrity and Failure (SIF-2016), hosted by The University of Adelaide. At School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering, he visited his previous officemate at Sydney Uni, Dr Giang Nguyen. In the conference, Dr Gan and Dr Nguyen have been both selected […]

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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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Mr Weijing Dai joined the group

Mr Weijing Dai, a new PhD student, joined the group in Feb, 2015. He finished his Bachelor of Engineering degree at Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2012, and MPhil degree at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2014. His research project will focus on developing novel thermal measurement techniques for heterogeneous materials.

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Ms Yi Zhang joined the group

Ms Yi Zhang, a new Master of Philosophy student, joined the group in August, 2014. She finished her Bachelor of Engineering in China University of Geosciences(Wuhan) in June 2014. Her research project will focus on the liquid bridges between soil grains and connect grain-scale measurement to large-scale geotechnical problems, such as landslides.

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