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Cities Research Institute is proud to have a large cohort of higher degree by research students spanning across many disciplines including engineering, architecture, water, sustainable development, environmental issues, planning and many more...

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Sheida Abdoli Cashless payments and public transport operations

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Dr Abraham Leung

Nowar Raad Abdulmajeed

Pedestrian Level of Service Estimation for Footpaths on Commercial Streets

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Dr Jenny Cui

Prince Acheampong 

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Benjamin Liu

Associate Professor Richard Yiu-Ming Chung

Masoumeh Akbari  

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Hassan Karampour

Dr Shanmuganathan Gunalan

Dima Al Atawneh  


Dr Nick Cartwright

Dr Edoardo Bertone

Noof Mohamed Aldaheri  

Dr Gustavo Guzman

Bruno Alencar  

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Heba Ali Mohtady Mohamed AliDisaster Resilient Hospitals: Adopting Resilience Engineering Perspective  to improve Health Professionals’ Performance

Associate Professor Cheryl Desha

Associate Professor Anne Roiko

Mohammad Alipour Analysing diffusion of battery energy storage system in Queensland residential sector using agent-based modelling

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Oz Sahin

Ana Almeida

The effectiveness of international environmental planning methodologies: a contribution for SDG 11 achievement

Dr Peter Davey

Dr Jim Smart

Ali Alnoaimi Development of Sustainability Assessment framework for sewerage infrastructure systems in the kingdom of Bahrain

Dr Anisur Rahman

Dr Lei Hou

Anwar Alroomi Influence of remoteness variables on mental health, fatigue and safety behaviour among oil and gas workers

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Dr Kriengsak Panuwatwanich

Mahmoud Alrsai

Experimental and numerical study on propagation buckling in pipe-in-pipe systems

Dr Hassan Karampour

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Husam Alsanat  

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Shanmuganathan Gunalan

Mark-Stanton Bailey

Exploring the effectiveness of environmental activism against controversial extractive industries: A case study of coal seam gas developments in NSW, Australia

Dr Natalie Osborne

Ali Binazir Interaction between upheaval/lateral buckling and propagation buckling of subsea PIP system

Dr Hassan Karampour

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Chris Boulton

Is there a better way of providing urban greenspace?

Dr Aysin Dedekorkut

Professor Catherine Pickering

Dr Jason Byrne

Leticia Canal Vieira

Alternative food networks and transformation for sustainable and resilient urban food systems

Associate Professor Michael Howes

Dr Silvia Serrao-Neumann

Professor Brendan Mackey

Xudong Chen 

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Xinyi ( Chelsea) Cheng  

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Lee-Yun ChiangAffordable Housing as an Infrastructure Investment

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Benjamin Liu

Associate Professor Richard Yiu-Ming Chung

Ophelie Choupin 

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Dr Amir Etemad-Shahidi

Siobhan Colombo Exploring the potential for mapping biophilic urbanism priorities in cities, using Brisbane as a case study

Associate Professor Cheryl Desha

Dr Deanna Tomerini

Augustine ContehReal Option Analysis of Illiquid Assets

Professor Eduardo Roca

Professor Robert Bianchi

Simeon AP ConteriusForeign investors impact in the domestic government bonds market: case of Indonesia

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Alexandr Akimov

Anthony Cook  

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Lin Cui Three-dimensional numerical model for stability of foundation of sea-crossing bridge

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor Hong Zhang

Siavash Darzi Innovative ultralight load bearing and shear wall panels

Dr Hassan Karampour

Associate Professor Benoit Gilbert

Dr. Henri Bailleres

Ana Paula da Silva Wave climate control on natural headland sand bypassing

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Dr Darrell Strauss

Dr Guilherme Vieira da Silva

Chao Deng 

Professor Hong Zhang

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Dr Yvonne Yu

Glauber Cardoso de Oliveira  

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Edoardo Bertone

Mengzhu Diao Progressive collapse resistance of reinforced concrete flat plate structures

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Joanne Dolley Community Gardens as a third place

Associate Professor Michael Howes

Associate Professor Caryl Bosman

Rohan Eccles VPS-Based Data-Driven Forecasting of Contaminants in Advancetown Lake

Professor Hong Zhang

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor David Hamilton

Gaelle Faivre 

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Professor Hong Zhang

Arun Garg  

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Johan Gustafson
Hammerhead Sharks of Southeast Queensland: Ecology and Oceanography

Professor Hong Zhang

Charles Lemckert

Mehdi Hafezi System dynamics approach for sustainable urban design and construction

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Oz Sahin

Zahra Hamedani

Visual discomfort assessment in office environments: Light-induced physiological and perceptual responses

Dr Henry Skates

Dr Trevor Hine

Dr Ruwan Fernando

Dr Gillian Isoardi

Younes Hamishebahar 

Professor Hong Guan

Huaizhong Li

Shuang Han Liquefaction around a submarine tunnel under natural dynamic loading

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Dr Erwin Oh

Samantha Hayes

Biomimetic engineering to enhance climate resilience in transport infrastructure

Associate Professor Cheryl Desha

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Adjunct Professor Mark Gibbs

Simone HeilgeistRisk modelling as a result of the release of inorganic UV-blockers from sunscreens into waterways

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Oz Sahin

Atiqul Islam  
Dr Nick Cartwright
Mahsa Jahandideh-Tehrani
Investigating the Impacts of Climate Change on Projected Floods and Water Quality of the Lower Nerang River, Southeast Queensland, Australia

Dr Fernanda Helfa

Professor Hong Zhang

Melissa Jackson

Improving remote community sustainability: Applying local and technical knowledge in dialogue for potable water and energy system management in Indigenous communities

Dr Cara Beal

Professor Rodney Stewart

Ramakrishnan Jegan  

Dr Zhonghua Gou

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Siaw Chian Jong 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Sneha Kaira  Implementing risk management strategy on constructing resilient and sustainable owner-builder homes

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Dr Anisur Rahman

Zameer Kalakada Experimental investigation on recycled glass powder as a pozzolanic cement

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Sikha Karki

Impacts of climate change on food security in agro-ecological zones of Nepal

Professor Paul Burton

Professor Brendan Mackey

Benjamin KaufmanDemand Responsive Transit and Transport Equity

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Dr Abraham Leung

Emad Kavehei

Whole lifecycle carbon footprint of vegetated water sensitive urban design (wsud) systems

Dr Graham Jenkins

Dr Fernanda Adame Vivanco

Professor Charles Lemckert

Dong Hwan (Tony) Kim 

Dr Ruby Michael

Greg Kitson

Planning and Country: Urban and peri-urban Aboriginal Peoples relationships to Country within contemporary land use planning.

Emeritus Professor Darryl Low Choy

Dr Silvia Serrao-Neumann
Ali Koosheh 

Dr Amir Etemad-Shahidi

Dr Nick Cartwright

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Prosper Korah Globalizing city, spatio-temporal dynamics, and planning responses

Dr Tony Matthews

Dr Natalie Osborne

Sonya Kozak

Evaluating the application of microbial source tracking with quantitative microbial risk assessment to characterise health risks in recreational waters

Associate Professor Anne Roiko

Shilpi Kundu Institutional effectiveness and climate resilient agriculture policy for food security in coastal Bangladesh

Dr Peter Davey

Dr Ed Morgan

Associate Profesor Moazzem Hossain

Zuodong Liang Three-dimensional model for seabed instability around offshore pipelines under combined wave and current loadings

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor Hong Zhang

Despina Linaraki 

Professor Joerg Baumeister

Yaxu Liu 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Zhuang Liu 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Kelvin Lo 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Chunhao Lyu Progressive collapse behaviour of mid-rise timber frame buildings with CLT floors

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Dr Ian Underhill

Fuhao Ma

 Experimental study of progressive collapse resistance of RC flat plate substructures

Dr Lei Hou

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Mingyuan Ma 

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor Hong Zhang

Stefen MacAskill

Enhancing housing affordability outcomes for low-income households through green building principles: an integrated system thinking approach

Professor Rodney Stewart

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Oz Sahin

Dr Benjamin Liu

Farhad Mahmoudi Hospital's function performance and their built infrastructures: A resilience perspective

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Dr Kriengsak Panuwatwanich

Sittampalam Ramasethu Manoharan  Development of Structural Deterioration Models for Flexible Pavements for Queensland Roads

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Daniel Martinez Marquez

Adaptation of quality by design for custom 3D printed bone prostheses and scaffolds

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Chris Carty

Dr Ali Mirnajafizadeh

Mahyar Masaeli Progressive collapse of mass timber frame buildings: Scale effects in experimental studies and numerical modeling

Dr Hassan Karampour

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Oluchi Mbachu Integrating WSUD into the circular economy

Professor Bofu Yu

Dr Ruby Michael

Alison McDonald

Cognitive enriching architecture: A framework for crafting neuroscience and sustainable architecture to implement inclusive design in practice.

Associate Professor Cheryl Desha

Professor Heidi Zeeman

Dr Laini Burton

Gerard McNamaraComparative analysis of the mechanics of Gold Coast artificial reefs and their effects on structural stability, wave transformation and coastal protection

Dr Nick Cartwright

Dr Darrell Strauss

Rebecca McNaught Global goals, local realities: a collision course for local governance in the Pacific region?

Dr Johanna Nalau

Dr Robert Hales

Ian McNicol How can strategic land use policy respond to long-term sea level rise?        

Professor Paul Burton

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Ian Monks  

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Oz Sahin

Prabath Morawakage
An analysis of Risk Return Trade-off in Real Estate Market with Special Reference to Affordable Housing Investments in Australia

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Benjamin Liu

A H M Abdul Moudood Environmental effects on flax fibre reinforced composite materials

Dr Anisur Rahman

Dr Huaizhong Li

Dr Gaston Francucci, University of Mar Del Plata, Argentina

Sivathaasan Nadarajah

Stock liquidity, Board gender diversity, National culture, and default risk around the globe

Dr Benjamin Liu

Dr Allen Huang

Anh Vy Nguyen  

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Shanmuganathan Gunalan

Hoan Nguyen Hai  

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Dr Hassan Karampour

Huong Nguyen  

Dr Oz Sahin

Associate Professor Michael Howes

Thang Nguyen 

Professor Joerg Baumeister

Kane Offenbaume  

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Edoardo Bertone

John Ojuola Safety-critical organisations: Effect of contemporary leadership style on safety outcomes

Professor Sherif Mohamed

Dr Sherif Mostafa

Racheal Olukayode-Ajayi Olubunmi

Challenges and opportunities for reducing food waste in Lagos metropolis

Professor Scott Baum

Professor Cordia Chu

Ye Htet Oo 

Professor Hong Zhang

Professor Rodger Tomlinson

Andres Pazmino Jaramillo

The role of strategic value-led planning in the conservation of ecologically significant landscapes

Emeritus Professor Darryl Low Choy

Dr Silvia Serrao-Neumann
Pirooz Pazouki  

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Edoardo Bertone

Leo PeachEvaluating machine learning for operational coastal wave condition forecasting

Dr Nick Cartwright

Dr Darrell Strauss

Irfaan Peerun  

Associate Professor Cheryl Desha

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Julia Kiran

Ngoc Pham 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Kava Piran  

Dr Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes

Professor Paul Burton

Zak Podolsky

 

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Tim Procter

Uncertainty in the modelling and assessment of noise from open-cut coal mines

Professor Lex Brown

Dr Deanna Tomerini

Mohammad Hassan Ranjbar 

Dr Fernanda Helfa

Dr Amir Etemad-Shahidi

Sara Rashidian  

Dr Zhonghua Gou

Associate Professor Leigh Shutter

Robert Reis

Comparison of wind load drag coefficients for industrial structures using analytical and experimental methods

Dr Benjamin Simpson

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Professor Andreas Oechsner

Benny Rousso  

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Edoardo Bertone

Milad Rouholamin

Shear behaviour of aluminium lipped channel beams

Dr Shanmuganathan Gunalan

Dr Hassan Karampour

Julio Rumokoy  

Professor Benjamin Liu

Associate Professor Richard Yiu-Ming Chung

Hengky Salim End-of-Life Management of Solar Photovoltaic and Battery Energy Storage Systems: A Participatory System Dynamics Approach

Professor Rodney Stewart

Dr Oz Sahin

Ali Saremi  

Dr Nick Cartwright

Farzaneh Shaikh Khatibi

Knowledge of citizens on climate change and raising awareness through participation

Associate Professor Michael Howes

Dr Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes

Thomas Sharry

 

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Erwin Oh

Junyu Sun 

Dr Dominic E.L Ong

Dr Erwin Oh

Giang Chau Tran

Towards improved coordinating strategic urban planning and regional land-use planning at the provincial level in Vietnam

Emeritus Professor Darryl Low Choy

Professor Sushila Chang

Kim Trinh  

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Lei Hou

Deni Wahidin Bond market development and economic growth

Professor Eduardo Roca

Dr Alexandr Akimov

Xiaoxiao Wang Numerical Studies for Seabed Response around Marine Structures

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor Hong Zhang

Xinchen Wang  

Professor Hong Zhang

Dr Edoardo Bertone

Hengyu Wei  

Professor Hong Zhang

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Dr Fernanda Helfa

Nick Wu  

Dr Hassan Karampour

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Sheng Wu  

Professor Dong-Sheng Jeng

Professor Hong Zhang

Yiping (Jackie) Yan Improved Market Segmentation for Travel Demand Models

Associate Professor Matthew Burke

Dr Abraham Leung

Dr Barbara Yen

Zhi Yang  

Professor Hong Guan

Dr Benoit Gilbert

Jiacheng Yang 

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Amin Reza Zarifsanayei 

Dr Amir Etemad-Shahidi

Dr Nick Cartwright

Dr Darrell Strauss

Fuxin Zhang  

Professor Hong Zhang

Professor Rodney Stewart

Fei Zhao 

Dr Jeung-Hwan Doh

Dr Sanaul Chowdhury

Xuna Zhu  

Associate Professor Gui Lohmann

Dr Abraham Leung

Dr Barbara Yen

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