Recently completed PhD research by research section

Environment (EWRE) Alumni 2010-2018

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Giacalone, Stefano Optimising the process of anaerobic digestion through improved understanding of fundamental operational parameters
Supervised by: Smith, S.R.,
Habib, Abrar Temporal scaling of hydrological time series
Supervised by: Butler, A.POnof, C.
Liu, Xi Hydrological and energy performance of multifunctional green roofs
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.Mijic, A.
Pecci, Filippo Optimal design for control of water supply networks by mixed integer programming
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Sfynia, Chrysoula Minimisation of regulated and unregulated disinfection by-products in drinking water
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.; Bond, T. 

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Fan, Yiran The development of novel sustainable carbonaceous materials as substitutes for carbon black in rubber-based products
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Menke, Ruben Sustainable energy management of water distribution systems through optimised pump scheduling
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.; Parpas, P.
Moulds, Simon Toward integrated modelling systems to assess vulnerability of water resources under environmental change
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Mijic, A.Butler, A.PMcIntyre, N.
Nubert, Stefan An investigation of groundwater drought in the chalk of South-East England
Supervised by: Butler, A.POnof, C.Wheater, H.S.
O'Keeffe, Jimmy The development of hydro-economic models to support water resource management in the Ganga Basin in a poverty alleviation context
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Mijic, A.Butler, A.P.
Ochoa Rodriguez, Susana Rainfall estimates for urban drainage modelling: an investigation into resolution requirements and radar-rain gauge data merging at the required resolutions Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.; Onof, C.
Rezaei, Hossein Assessing the impact of hydraulic transients on fracture and fatigue failures of pipes
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.
Schaeffer, Nicolas Recovery of value from waste electrical and electronic equipment using ionic liquids
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.Grimes, S.M.
Semitsoglou-Tsiapou, Sofia Low Pressure UV/H2O2 treatment of drinking water and reaction product formation from priority compounds and matrix constituents Supervised by: Graham, N.J.Templeton, M.R.; Hendandez Leal, L.
Stankovic, Srdjan Integrated blue-green dream urban eco-systems assessment and quantification
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C. 
Zhou, Ding Developing supplementary cementitious materials from waste London clay
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Bourtsalas, Athanasios Processing the problematic fine fraction of incinerator bottom ash into a raw material for manufacturing ceramics
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Grimes, S.M.; Vandesperre, L.
Grimes, Jack An investigation into the roles of water, sanitation, and hygiene in the control of schistosomes and other helminths
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R.; Harrison, W.
Hoskins, Asher John [Water Engineering (ENgD)] Monitoring the hydraulic dynamics in water distribution systems
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.; McCann, J.; Graham, N.J.
Manz, Bastian Evaluation and advancement of satellite precipitation estimation over the tropical Andes
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Maksimovic, C. 
Pfenninger, Stefan Johannes Multi-scale energy systems modeling of the renewable energy transition
Supervised by: Keirstead, J.; Nelson, J.
Ritson, Jonathan Peter The impact of climate change and management practices on dissolved organic carbon (DOC) flux and drinking water treatment in peatland catchments
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.Templeton, M.R.
Simpson, James Michael Water resource impact under climate change for the Isle of Wight
Supervised by: Butler, A.PMcIntyre, N.
Spathi, Charikleia Novel applications for paper sludge ash
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Vandesperre, L.
Vitolo, Claudia Exploring data mining for hydrological modelling
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Onof, C.

2015

NameTitle and supervisor
Bakopoulou, Christina Critical assessment of structure and parameterization of JULES land surface model at different spatial scales in a UK Chalk catchmen
Supervised by: Butler, A.P, LeVine, N.; McIntyre, N.
Foster, Timothy Hydro-economic modelling of groundwater-fed irrigation
Supervised by: Butler, A.PMcIntyre, N.
Mayor-Smith, Ian Polychromatic fluence: calculation and application in ultraviolet disinfection for water treatment
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R. 
Mitchell, Jonathan Recycled polymers reinforced with paper plastic laminates 
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Vandesperre, L.
Mokhtar Kamal, Nurul Hana Nitrogenous disinfection by-product occurrence, formation and stability in drinking water
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R. 
Pullket, Suangusa Sewage sludge as source of activated carbon for the removal of endocrine disrupting chemicals in wastewater
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Tsarouchi, Georgia-Marina Modelling land-use and climate change impacts on hydrology: the Upper Ganges river basin
Supervised by: Butler, A.P.
Upton, Kirsty Multi-scale modelling of borehole yields in chalk aquifers
Supervised by: Butler, A.P.
Wright, Robert Water distribution networks with dynamic topology
Supervised by: Stoianov, I.Parpas, P.

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Bergin, Emma  Statistical downscaling for hydrological applications in the tropical Andes
Supervised by: Wheater, H.S.Buytaert, W.Onof, C.
Cardoso Lopes de Almeida, Susana Margarita The value of regionalised information for hydrological modelling
Supervised by: Butler, A.P.McIntyre, N.Le Vine, N.Buytaert, W.
Duan, Juan Uncertainty in statistical downscaling of rainfall: Case study of south-east UK
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.Onof, C.
Goodman, Steven The microwave induced pyrolysis of problematic plastics enabling recovery and component reuse
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Sharifan, Suzan A comparative optimisation study of activated carbon production from hazelnut shells by thermal and microwave heating methods
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Visessri, Supattra Flow prediction in data scarce catchments: a case study of Northern Thailand
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.McIntyre, N.

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Athanassiades, Eliana  Waste tyre pyrolysis: Sustainable recovery and reuse of a valuable resource
Supervised by: Fowler, G.D.
Cheok, Quentin Hoon Nam Activated carbon manufacture: An opportunity for sustainable management of problematic waste biomass
Supervised by: Smith, S.R.Fowler, G.D.
Dicken, James Power extraction circuits for piezoelectric energy harvesters and time series data in water supply systems
Supervised by: Micheson, P., Stoianov, I.Graham, N.J.
Kunzel, Carsten Metakaolin based geopolymers to encapsulate nuclear waste
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Vandeperre, L., Boccaccini, A.
Lampris, Christos Solidification/stabilisation of air pollution control residues from municipal solid waste incineration
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.Fowler, G.D.
Nikhalat Jahromi, Hamed An operational model for liquefied natural gas spot and arbitrage sales
Supervised by: Onof, C.Angeloudis, P.,
Sule, May Nyabochi Understanding salt and contaminant removal by a pervaporative treatment process
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R. 
Thompson, Feyisetan Oluremi Use of ionic liquids as a means of recovering value from key organic waste streams in Nigeria
Supervised by: Grimes, S.M.
Todman, Lindsay Mechanisms of water transport through soil from a pervaporative irrigation system
Supervised by: Templeton, M.R., Ireson, A., Butler, A.P.
Zhang, Fei Hannah Doig Magnesium oxide based binders as low-carbon cements
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Vlasopoulos, N. 
Zulkafli, Zed The hydrology of the Peruvian Amazon river and its sensitivity to climate change
Supervised by: Buytaert, W.Onof, C.

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Kewcharoenwong, Pajaree Value recovery from organic waste
Supervised by: Grimes, S.M.
Kigobe, Max Modelling the effects of land use change and climate variability on the hydrology of the Upper Nile
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.Wheater, H.S.
Orellana Bobadilla, Barbara Identification of lumped and semi-distributed conceptual rainfall runoff models
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.Wheater, H.S.
Rodriguez Sanchez, Juan Pablo Modelling methods to support urban sewer system management
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.Maksimovic, C.
Simões, Nuno Eduardo Da Cruz Urban pluvial flood forecasting
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C., Su Marque, A.
Tran Tien, Khoi Evaluation of potassium ferrate as a coagulant in water and wastewater treatment
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.,
Wang, Li-Pen Improved rainfall downscaling for real-time urban pluvial flood forecasting
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.Onof, C.
Zhang, Tingting Development of novel low pH magnesium silicate hydrate (M-S-H) cement systems for encapsulation of problematic nuclear wastes
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Vandesperre, L. 

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Ballard, Caroline The role of physics based models for simulating runoff responses to rural land management scenarios
Supervised by: Wheater, H.S.McIntyre, N.
Chun, Kwok-Pan Statistical downscaling of climate model outputs for hydrological extremes 
Supervised by: Wheater, H.S.Onof, C.
Gooding, Anna  Material solubility in, and rapid synthesis of, ionic liquids as a step towards efficient value recovery from waste
Supervised by: Grimes, S.M.
King, Timothy Sustainable packaging in the healthcare industry
Supervised by: Grimes, S.M., Roberts-McIntosh, A.
Parker, Simon Chalk regional groundwater models and their applicability to site scale processes
Supervised by: Butler, A.P.Wheater, H.S.
Kenabatho, Kebuang Piet Hydrological and water resources modelling under uncertainty and climate change: An application to the Limpopo basin, Botswana
Supervised by: McIntyre, N.Wheater, H.S.
Sookhak Lari, Kaveh Mass transfer of solutes in turbulent wall-bounded flows reacting with the conduit surface
Supervised by: Maksimovic, C.van Reeuwijk, M.

2010

NameTitle and supervisor
Aisopou, Angeliki Evaluation of water quality changes in water supply mains under transient flow condition
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.Maksimovic, C.Stoianov, I.
Beshara, Abdel Novel processes to allow improved waste management of spent bleaching earth produced in Egypt
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.Fowler, G.D.
Cass, James Field and laboratory investigations quantifying the factors responsible for enteric pathogen decay in biosolids amended agricultural soils
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.
Huang, Jin An evaluation of NOM precursors and bromide ion in the formation of haloacetic acids in water treatment
Supervised by: Graham, N.J.
Kourti, Ioanna Sustainable construction materials containing plasma treated air pollution control residues 
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R., Boccaccini, A.
Mirshahi, Babak Hydrological modelling in data-sparse snow-affected semiarid areas
Supervised by: Wheater, H.S.Onof, C.
Mohammed, Babagana Beneficial use of treated oil drill cuttings from Nigeria in sandcrete blocks and geopolymer construction products 
Supervised by: Cheeseman, C.R.
Perez Viana, Felipe Soil microbial interactions affecting enteric pathogen survival in sewage-sludge amended agricultural soil
Supervised by: Smith, S. R.

Fluid Mechanics Alumni 2010-2018

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Alpresa Gutierrez, Paola Fluid dynamics of orbitally-shaken shallow fluid layers
Supervised by: van Reeuwijk, M.; Sherwin, S.Weinberg, P. 
Ma, Li The effective modelling of wave-in-deck loads. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First destination: Post-doc position in the Fluid Mechanics Section
Kaisman, Erwan Hafizi Numerical modelling of wave interactions with a vertical surface-piercing column. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: 

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Makri, Isavella Hydrodynamics of floating offshore wind turbines. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Christou, M.
First Destination: 
De Lutio, Livio Extreme waves in intermediate and shallow water depth [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Senior Analyst, Data Science & Analytics at Criteo
Bruggemann, Mark Floating body hydrodynamics: A load driven approach. [Read the abstract]
Supervisor: Spinneken, J., Swan, C.
First Destination: Evergreen Innovations

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Aknin, David Creating a shallow-water experimental wave environment. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Spinneken, J., Swan, C.
First Destination: Operations Assistant Manager on the ECO scheme at Ofgem
Craske, John Unsteady turbulent jets and plumes. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: van Reeuwijk, M.
First Destination: Academic position at Imperial College
Haley, Joe Fluid forcing in the crests of large ocean waves. ‌[Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Shell
Rodriguez, Marcos The nonlinear wave loading and dynamic response of a freely-floating two-dimensional box. [Read the abstract]
Supervisor: Spinneken, J., Swan, C.
First Destination: Offshore Structural Engineer, Ramboll (Offshore Wind)

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Acred, Andy Natural ventilation in multi-storey buildings: a preliminary design approach. [Read the abstract][Read the abstract]
Supervised by: van Reeuwijk, M.Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Research Associate, University of Cambridge
Shrinivas, Ajay Balasubramanian Unconfined and confined turbulent plumes and jets in stratified environments. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Hunt, G.R., van Reeuwijk, M.
First Destination: 
Latheef, Mohamed Surface wave statistics in directionally spread seas. [Read the abstract]
Supervisor: Spinneken, J., Swan, C.
First Destination: 

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Ely, Alice Numerical modelling of viscous and turbulent free-surface flows using smoothed particle hydrodynamics. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Scientist, Hydrodynamics & Metocean Group, HR Wallingford
Connick, Owen The fluid mechanics of hybrid ventilation. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Technology Analyst at ClearViewIP
Burridge, Henry The behaviour of miscible Boussinesq fountains in uniform quiescent environments. [Read the abstract][Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Post-doctoral researcher, University of Cambridge
Lynch, Paul
Aspects of the fluid mechanics of night-purging multi-storey atrium buildings. [Read the abstract]
Supervisor: Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Engineer, ARUP

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Peric, Milena Nonlinear wave interactions with multiple bodies in close proximity. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Civil and environmental engineer, ASMEC, Serbia

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Ezzamel, Adam Free and confined buoyant flows. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Senergy Energy Services
Myrtroeen, Joergen Negatively buoyant fluid projectiles. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Hunt, G.R.
First Destination: Trainee in SN Power
Roos, Jannicke Wave-structure interaction. The effective prediction of wave-in-deck loads. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C. 
First Destination: Management Consultant, McKinsey & Co.
Spentza, Eirini Nonlinear wave interactions with fixed and floating bodies leading to unexpected wave impacts. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Metocean engineer at GL Noble Denton
Archibald, Stuart Modelling of extreme ocean waves using high-performance computing. [Read the abstract]
Supervised by: Swan, C.
First Destination: Technical member of staff at OpenGamma

Geotechnics Alumni 2010-2018

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Buckley, R.M. The axial behaviour of displacement piles in chalk
Supervised by:  Jardine, R.; Kontoe, S.
Tallett-Williams, Sarah Site classification for seismic hazard assessment
Supervised by: Stafford, P.; Fenton, C.H.
Ushev, Emil Laboratory investigation of the mechanical properties of Cowden Till under static and cyclic conditions 
Supervised by: Jardine, R.

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Gawecka, Klementyna Numerical analysis of geothermal piles
Supervised by: Taborda D M GPotts D M
Kawano, Kenichi* Numerical evaluation of internal erosion due to seepage flow
Supervised by: O’Sullivan C.; Shire, T.
Martinez Calonge, Daniel Experimental investigation of Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical behaviour of soils
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.; Sim, W.W.
Otsubo, Masahide Particle scale analysis of soil stiffness and elastic wave propagation
Supervised by: O’Sullivan C.; Sim, W.W.
Tsaparli, Vasiliki Numerical modelling of earthquake-induced liquefaction under irregular and multi-directional loading.
Supervised by: Kontoe, S., Taborda D M G
Taylor, Howard Assessing the potential for suffusion in sands using x-ray micro-CT images  
Supervised by: O’Sullivan C.

 *MPhil

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Han, Jeong Min Comprehensive macroseismic analyses for probabilistic seismic hazard assessment in intraplate regions
Supervised by: Fenton, C.H.


2015

NameTitle and supervisor
Aghakouchak, Amin Advanced laboratory studies to explore the axial cyclic behaviour of driven piles
Supervised by: Jardine, R.; Sim, WW.
Cui, Wenjie Development, implementation and application of thermo-hydro-mechanical coupling for soils in finite element analysis
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.Potts, D.M.
Han, Bo Hydro-mechanical coupling in numerical analysis of geotechnical structures under multi-directional seismic loading
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.Kontoe, S.
Lessi Cheimariou, Angeliki Optimal treatment of nonlinear site response through a set of novel methodologies
Supervised by: Kontoe, S.Stafford, P.
Summersgill, Freya Numerical modelling of stiff clay cut slopes with nonlocal strain regularisation
Supervised by: Kontoe, S.Potts, D.M.
Wan, Siu Pong Field monitoring of ground response to EPBM tunnelling close to existing tunnels in London Clay
Supervised by: Standing, J.R.Burland, J.B.Potts, D.M.

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Alhaj Abdalla, Khalid M.A. Mechanical response of two plastic clay soils from Sudan
Supervised by: Standing, J.R.
Avgerinos, Vasileios Numerical Investigation of tunnelling beneath existing tunnels
Supervised by: Potts, D.M.Standing, J.R.
Huang, Xin Exploring critical-state behaviour using DEM
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.Kwok, F. (University of Hong Kong)
Newman, Tim Causes of confined space hypoxia during underground construction in the Lambeth Group beneath London
Supervised by: Ghail, R.CStanding, J.R.
Ní Bhreasail, Aine An investigation of the micromechanical response of soil to one dimensional compression in varied thermal conditions.
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.Fenton, C.H., Lee, P.D. 
O'Donovan, John Micromechanics of Wave Propagation through Granular Material.
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C. 
Pelecanos, Loizos Seismic performance, analysis and design of earth dams
Supervised by: Kontoe, S.Zdravkovic, L 
Shire, Thomas Micro-scale modelling of granular filters
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C., Van Wachem, B.
Yu, Jessica Assessing ground interaction effects and potential damage on existing tunnels before and after new excavation works
Supervised by:  Standing, J.R.Vollum, R.Potts, D.M.Burland, J.B.
Kimpritis, Thomas The control of column diameter and strength in Jet Grouting processes and the influence of ground conditions (MPhil)
Supervised by: Standing, J.R.

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Pedro, António M. G. Geotechnical investigation of Ivens shaft in Lisbon
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.
Rimoy, Siya, P. Ageing and axial cyclic loading studies of displacement piles in sands
Supervised by: Jardine, R.

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Brosse, Amandine Marie Study of the anisotropy of three British mudrocks using a hollow cylinder apparatus.
Supervised by: Jardine, R.
Hosseini Kamal, R Experimental study of the geotechnical properties of U.K mudrocks.
Supervised by: Coop, M. Jardine, R.
Shen, C.-K A micromechanical investigation of drained simple shear tests on dense sand using discrete element simulations
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.Jardine, R.

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Wilkinson, Stephen The Microstructure of UK Mudrocks
Supervised by: Fenton, C., Coop, M.
Fonseca, J The evolution of morphology and fabric of a sand during shearing
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.; Coop, M. 
Giannopoulos, Konstantinos  Numerical analysis of the reuse of piled raft foundations
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.Potts, D.M.
Taborda, David  Development of constitutive models for application in soil dynamics.
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.Kontoe, S.
Tsiampousi, Aikaterini  Numerical analysis of slopes in unsaturated soils.
Supervised by: Zdravkovic, L.Potts, D.M.

2010

NameTitle and supervisor
Barreto Gonzalez, Daniel Numerical and experimental investigation into the behaviour of granular materials under generalised stress states
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.Zdravkovic, L.
Arango-Gaviria, Maria Cristina Ground-motion prediction for subduction-zone earthquakes: Insights from South and Central American data
Supervised by: Bommer, J., Strasser, Fleur
Papaspiliou, Myrto-Ioanna On the incorporation of site response in probabilistic seismic hazard analyses
Supervised by: Kontoe, S.; Bommer, J.
Cavarretta, Ignazio The influence of particles characteristics on the engineering behaviour of granular materials
Supervised by: Coop, M.; O'Sullivan, C.
Cheung, L.-Y.G. Micromechanics of sand production in oil wells
Supervised by: O'Sullivan, C.; Coop, M. 
 Schutz, Reinhard Numerical modelling of shotcrete for tunnelling
Supervised by: Potts, D.M.Zdravkovic, L.
 Shipton, B The Mechanics of transitional soils
Supervised by: Coop, M.

Structures Alumni 2010-2018

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Bu, Yidu Structural behaviour of laser-welded stainless steel I-sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Dong, Wenru Uncertainty and optimisation in structural analysis
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.
Minga, Eleni Detailed numerical modelling of masonry structures under extreme loading 
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Moharram, Moustafa Ibrahim Shawky Inelastic behaviour of hybrid reinforced concrete beam and steel column systems
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Abdelsalam, Mohemmed Improved design methods for concrete floor systems
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Abdul Wahid, Fatmawati Characterising concrete using micro X-ray fluorescence (uXRF)
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.R.
Aliyyah Masjuki, Siti Nonlinear modelling of 2D components in reinforced concrete (RC) buildings under earthquake loadings
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Barrero Bilbao, Alejandro Enhanced nonlinear analysis of 3D concrete structures
Supervised: Izzuddin, B.A.Vollum, R.L.
Brambleby, Reuben The structural performance and frequency filtering effects of perforated metal to composite joints
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Buchanan, Craig Testing and design of conventional and novel stainless steel hollow structural sections
Supervised by: 
Gardner, L.
Han Shin, Young Corrosion of steel in concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Karagiannis, Vasileios Behaviour of hybrid timber-steel beam-to-column connections
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Y.
Khojasteh, Amirabbas Dynamic analysis of building structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.AMacorini, L. 
Kyvelou, Pinelopi Structural behaviour of composite cold-formed steel systems
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Mac, Monika Characterisation of microcracks and transport in concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Oikonomou-Mpegetis, Sotirios  Behaviour and design of pile-supported fibre-reinforced concrete slabs
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Qiu, Wei Beam-Column behaviour of concrete-filled elliptical hollow sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; McCann, F.
Razin Zanial Abidin, Ahmad Advanced modelling of steel/composite cellular beam using the general principles of finite element discretization 
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Sampaio Soares, Luis Fernando Influence of slab continuity on punching resistance
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Vella, Jean Paul Development of novel connection methods between precast concrete panels
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Yio, Marcus Heo Nong Characterising the microstructure of cement-based materials using laser scanning confocal microscopy
Supervised by: Wong, H.S.Buenfeld, N.R.
Yu, Jialiang Nonlinear stability of prestressed stayed columns with multiple crossarm systems
Supervised by: Wadee, M. A.

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Liang, Yating Nonlinear analysis of composite shells with application to glass structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Liu, Elizabeth  Interactive buckling in thin-walled I-section struts of uniform thickness
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Madrazo-Aguirre, Fernando Behaviour and design of under-deck cable-stayed bridges with steel-concrete composite decks
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran AMWadee, M. A.
Murad, Yasmin Zuhair Analytical and numerical assessment of seismically vulnerable corner connections under bidirectional loading in RC framed structures
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Macorini, L.
Ramos Moreno, Caterina Design of cable-stayed footbridges under serviceability loads
Supervised by: Ruiz-Teran AMStafford, P.J.
Toolabi, Milad Dynamic extended finite element method (XFEM) analysis of discontinuous media
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Wang, Jie Behaviour and design of high strength steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Zhao, Ou Structural behaviour of stainless steel elements subjected to combined loading
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; Young, B.

2015

NameTitle and supervisor
Alzyoud, Sukina Ayed Ali Effect of reinforcement spacers on concrete microstructure and durability
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Bai, Li Interactive buckling in thin-walled I-section struts 
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Brás Xavier, Helder Francisco The role of masonry infill in progressive collapse mitigation of multi-storey buildings
Supervised by: Macorini, L.Izzuddin, B.A.
Dehghanpoor Abyaneh, Saeed Modelling the effect of microcracks on transport properties of concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Farsi, Maryam Localized and cellular buckling in stiffened plates
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.
Gosaye Fida Kaba, Jonathan Behaviour and design of prestressed steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Wadee, M.A.
Jowhari Moghadam, Shirin Plastic buckling of columns and plates
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,
Kucukler, Merih Stiffness reduction approach for structural steel design
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Macorini, L.
Micallef, Marianna Crack control in based-restrained reinforced concrete walls
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Su, Meini Plastic design of aluminium alloy structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L., joint with University of Hong Kong
Yu, Jessica Bing Yan Assessing ground interaction effects and potential damage on existing tunnels before and after new excavation works
Supervised by: 
Zhang, Yanyang Advanced nonlinear analysis of masonry arch bridge
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Macorini, L.
Zolghadrzadehjahromi, Hamed Energy consistent nonlinear dynamic contact analysis of structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Afshan, Sheida Structural behaviour of cold-formed stainless steel tubular members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Chen, Anqi Structural response to vapour cloud explosions 
Supervised by: Louca, L.Elghazouli, A.
Hui, Chi Moment redistribution in cold-formed steel purlin systems
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Fang, Libin Shear enhancement in reinforced concrete beams
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Foster, Andrew Stability and design of steel beams in the strain-hardening range
Supervised by:  Gardner, L.
Liew, Andrew Design of structural steel elements with the Continuous Strength Method
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Nwankwo, Ebuka Dynamic behaviour of blast loaded hybrid structural systems
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Oikonomou-Mpegetis Behaviour and design of steel fibre reinforced concrete slabs
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Vidalis, Carolos Antonios Improving the resistance to progressisve collapse of steel and composite frames
Supervised by: Nethercot, D.A.Elghazouli, A.
Wu, Zhigen Influence of microcracks on the transport properties of concrete
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Zhao, Oo Structural behaviour of stainless steel elements subjected to combined loading
Supervised by: Gardner, L.; Young, B.

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Afshan, Sheida Structural behaviour of cold-formed stainless steel tubular members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Jokhio, Gul Ahmed Mixed dimensional hierarchic partitioned analysis of nonlinear structural systems
Supervised: Izzuddin, B.A.
Martins Da Silva Geraldes, Diogo Miguel Orthotropic modelling of the skeletal system
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.
Micallef, Karl The dynamic response of blast-loaded monolithic and composite plated structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Modenese, Luca Hip contact force prediction using a musculoskeletal model of the lower limb
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.Bull, A.M.J
Modica, Alice Vector-valued seismic demand analysis within earthquake loss estimation
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.
Saliba, Najib Structural behaviour of lean duplex stainless steel welded I-sections
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Sperry, Megan (MPhil) Kinematic and muscular assessment of spinal stability and the connection to lower back pain
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.McGregor, A.H.M.
Pereira, Miguel Robustness of multi-storey steel-composite buildings under column loss: Rate-sensitivity and probabilistic framework
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Zainal Abidin, Ahmad Razin Modelling of local elastic buckling for steel beams with web openings
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Ban, Xiao Inelastic performance of steel/concrete composite members
Supervised By: Elghazouli, A.
Fang, Cheng Robustness of multi-storey steel-composite structures under localised fire
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Elghazouli, A.Nethercot, D.A.
Foulser-Piggott, Roxanne The impact of ground motion uncertainty on earthquake loss estimation
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.Ochieng, W. 
Khalid, Huma Objective modelling of reinforced concrete structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.,
Kumar, Mukesh Inelastic seismic response assessment of steel moment resisting frames
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Stafford, P.J.
Liu, Yanzhi Behaviour of beam-to-tubular column connections under extreme loading conditions
Supervised By: Elghazouli, A.
McCann, Finian Stability of beams with discrete lateral restraints
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.Gardner, L.
Osofero, Adelaja Behaviour and design of prestressed columns
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.Gardner, L.
Shah, Syed Kamran Ayub Response of Fibre metal laminates to blast loading
Supervised by: Louca, L.
Syed Mohsin, Sharifah Maszura Binti Behaviour of fibre-reinforced concrete structures under seismic loading
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Ruiz-Teran, A., Abbas, A. 
Younge, Alice Marie Computational and experimental modelling of the femur
Supervised by: Phillips, A.T.M.

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Amini Najafian, Hamidreza Nonlinear optimisation of reinforcement design for reinforced concrete structures loaded in plane stress
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.
Clarke, Susannah Factors influencing press-fit acetabular cup failure: an experimentally validated finite element study
Supervised by: Bull, A. Jeffer, J. Phillips, A.T.M.
Dorra, Elkhayam Greater Cairo earthquake loss assessment and the implications on the Egyptian economy
Supervised by: Stafford, P.J.Elghazouli, A.
Eder, Martin Inelastic behaviour of hybrid steel/concrete column-to-flat slab assemblages
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.Vollum, R.L.
Haidarali, Mohammad Reza Local and distortional buckling behaviour of cold-formed steel Z section beams
Supervised by: Nethercot, D.A.
Khalid, Huma Objective modelling of reinforced concrete structures
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.
Law, Kwan Ho Instabilities in structural steel elliptical hollow section members
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Lee, Hai Self-sealing of cracks in cement-based materials using superabsorbent polymers
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.Wong, H.S.
Malaga Chuquitaype, Christian Seismic behaviour and design of steel frames incorporating tubular members
Supervised by: Elghazouli, A.
Stylianidis, Panagiotis Progressive collapse response of steel and composite buildings
Supervised by: Izzuddin, B.A.Elghazouli, A.Nethercot, D.A.
Wang, Facheng A deformation based approach to structural steel design
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Yang, Yang Structural behaviour of blast loaded hybrid systems
Supervised by: Louca, L.

2010

NameTitle and supervisor
Abela, Jeanette Blinding struts in cut-and-cover excavations
Supervised by: Vollum, R.L.Izzuddin, B.A.Potts, D.M.
Boonsiri, Po Monitoring stress and strain of structures by using carbon-fibre reinforced cementitious composite
Supervised by: England, G.
Davies, Ronald Non-destructive measurement of air voids at the reinforcing steel/concrete interface
Supervised by: Buenfeld, N.R.
Kimura, Fumiaki Probabilistic design of steel structures applied to offshore pipelines
Supervised by: Hobbs, R.
Salih, Elwaleed Analysis and design of stainless steel bolted connections 
Supervised by: Gardner, L.Nethercot, D.A.
Syropoulou, Stella AC Impedance testing of surface treatments on concrete
Supervised By: Buenfeld, N.R.
Theofanous, Marios Studies of the nonlinear response of stainless steel structures
Supervised by: Gardner, L.
Vollmecke, Christina Nonlinear buckling of delaminated panels
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A.,
Yiatros, Stylianos Mode interaction and localization in sandwich struts and beam-columns
Supervised by: Wadee, M.A. 

Systems Alumni 2014-2018

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Noye, Sarah Improved HVAC commissioning using wireless sensor networks
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P.Fisk, D.; Keirstead, J. 

2014

Name 
Munuera, Luis Technology-rich economic modelling and analysis of residential heating systems for low carbon energy policy support
Supervised by: Fisk, D.

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Jennings, Mark Optimization models for resource planning in urban energy systems
Supervised by: Fisk, D., Shah, N. 

Transport Alumni 2010-2018

2018

NameTitle and supervisor
Achurra Gonzalez, Pablo Global container shipping network analysis.
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P., Graham, D.J.
Barzin, Samira The economic effects of transportation infrastructure on output and productivity
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Brage-Ardao, Ruben International benchmarking; Urban and suburban rail consulting; Econometric modelling; Economic impacts of transport investment; Transport investment and productivity; Agglomeration economics; Economic impacts of high-speed rail; Public sector regulation.
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.Anderson, R.J.
Goldberg, George Data-driven modelling of passenger response to disruption on the London Underground
Supervised by: Polak, J.
Hörcher, Dániel  Transport economics, crowding management, pricing and capacity management in public transport;
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Seo, Jung-Yong Control of free-ranging automated guided vehicles in container terminals
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P.Ochieng, W.

2017

NameTitle and supervisor
Damy, Sophie A novel GNSS-based positioning system to support railway operations
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Majumdar, A.
El Hajj, Mireille  The impact of the new GPS signals on positioning accuracy for urban bus location based services
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.
Kanturska, Urszula Transport planning for security and reliability
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P.Graham, D.J.Bell, M.G.H.
Koudis, George High-resolution evaluation of aircraft emissions at airports
Supervised by: Majumdar, A., Stettler, MEJ.Ochieng, W.
Luan, Jianlin Investigating cooperation strategies for local traffic authorities and in-vehicle route guidance service providers
Supervised by: Polak, J.Krishnamoorthy, R.
Maier, Sebastian Valuing infrastructure investments as portfolios of interdependent real options
Supervised by: Polak, J.Gann, D.Sivakumar, A.
Psyllou, Elena  Aviation safety: A framework to analyse airspace infringements involving general aviation flights
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W.
Sidiropoulos, Stavros Optimisation of airport operations
Supervised by: Majumdar, A., Han, K.Ochieng, W.
Smith, Peri Safety case for the introduction of a new rail system into an existing railway system 
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W.Graham, D.J.

2016

NameTitle and supervisor
Ahmed, Chro Transit Rail Network Design
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P., Bell, M.G.H., Ochieng, W. 
Latinopoulos, Charilaos Efficient operation of recharging infrastructure for the accommodation of electric vehicles: a demand driven approach
Supervised by: Polak, J.; Sivakumar, A.
Maréchal, Séverine Modelling the aquisition of travel information and its influence on travel behaviour
Supervised by: Polak, J.Sivakumar, A.
Noye, Sarah Improved HVAC commissioning using wireless sensor networks
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P.; Fisk, D.; Keirstead, J. 
Ramli, Ahmad Razi Estimating road transport fuel demand elasticities in the UK: An empirical investigation of response heterogeneity
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Shang, Wenlong Robustness and resilience analysis of urban road networks 
Supervised by: Ochieng, W., Han, K., Angeloudis, P.
Studic, Milena Developing a framework for total apron safety management
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W., Schuster, W.
Suel, Esra Modelling the relationship between multi-channel retail and personal mobility behaviour
Supervised by: Polak, J.
Thiyagarajah, Ara Understanding the variability in vehicle dynamics and emissions at urban obstacles 
Supervised by: North, R., Polak, J.Bell, M.G.H.
Pien, Kuang-Chang A linear programming approach for network capacity estimation and robustness analysis of the european air traffic network
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Han, K.Ochieng, W.
Zis, Thalis The Implications and trade-offs of near-port ship emissions reduction policies
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H.Angeloudis, P.Ochieng, W., North, R.

2015

NameTitle and supervisor
Canavan, Shane Performance modelling of urban metro rail systems: An application of frontiers, regression, and causal inference techniques
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Jokinen, Altti Samuli Enhanced ambiguity resolution and integrity monitoring methods for precise point positioning
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Schuster, W.
Mohammad, Sara Ishaq Impact of Dubai Metro on property values
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Moradi, Ramin Carrier multipath mitigation in linear combinations of Global Navigation Satellite Systems measurements
Supervised by: Ochieng, W., Schuster, W.
Sun, Rui An integrated solution based irregular driving detection
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Feng, S., Schuster, W.
Tobaruela Arnedo, Gonzalo A framework to assess the ability of automation to deliver capacity targets in European airspace
Supervised by: Majumdar, AOchieng, W., Schuster, W.

2014

NameTitle and supervisor
Anvari, Bani A new microscopic model for the simulation of shared space schemes
Supervised by:  Bell, M.G.H.Ochieng, W.Sivakumar, A.
Daina, Nicolo Modelling electric vehicle use and charging behaviour
Supervised by: Sivakumar, A.Polak, J.
Guo, Fangce Short-term traffic prediction under normal and abnormal conditions
Supervised by: Polak, J., Krishnamoorthy, R.
Hu, Guotao Modelling travellers' risky choice behavior in revealed preference contexts: A comparison of EUT and non-EUT approaches
Supervised by: Polak, J.Sivakumar, A.
Kyriakidis, Miltiadis Developing a human performance railway operational index to enhance safety of railway operations
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Majumdar, A.
Nascimento, Felipe Hazard identification and risk analysis of nighttime offshore helicopter operations
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W. 
Pawlak, Jacek Modelling the interactions between information and communication technologies and travel behavior
Supervised by: Polak, J., Gann, D., Sivakumar, A.
Syd Ali, Busyairah A safety assessment framework for automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) and its potential impact on aviation safety
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W.Schuster, W.
Trozzi, Valentina Strategy-based dynamic assignment in transit networks with passenger queues
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H.Graham, D.J.
Wilke, Sabine Modelling airport surface safety: a framework for a holistic airport safety management
Supervised by: Majumdar, A.Ochieng, W. 
Williams, David Vehicle dynamics and personal exposure to black carbon in the vicinity of at-grade pedestrian infrastructure
Supervised by: North, R., Ochieng, W. 

2013

NameTitle and supervisor
Dupuy, Marie-Dominique Framework for the analysis of separation-related incidents in aviation
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Majumdar, A.
Ikem, Precious Ifechi Nene Dry port strategies for congested port cities: a study of Lagos, Nigeria
Supervised by: Ochieng, W., Bell, M.G.H.Sivakumar, A.
Li, Haojie Impacts of traffic interventions on road safety: an application of causal models
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.Majumdar, A.
Rochau, Normen Capacity constraints in public transportation
Supervised by: Angeloudis, P.Ochieng, W.
Zolfaghari, Alireza Methodological and empirical challenges in modelling residential location choices
Supervised by: Polak, J.Sivakumar, A.

2012

NameTitle and supervisor
Han, Jiang Multi-sensor data fusion for travel time estimation
Supervised by: Polak, J., Barria, J.
Karathodorou, Niovi The link between urban form and travel: a focus on public transport demand and methodological issues
Supervised by: Graham, D.J.
Liu, Xin Port choice: A frequency-based container assignment model
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H.
Petri, Giovanni Information and dynamics in urban traffic networks
Supervised by: Polak, J., Jensen, H.
Zavitsas, Konstantinos Petroleum supply chain vulnerability
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H.

2011

NameTitle and supervisor
Hu, Jun Short-term congestion prediction for vehicle navigation
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H.
Le Vine, Scott Strategies for personal mobility: A study of consumer acceptance of subscription drive-it-yourself car services
Supervised by: Lee-Gosselin, M., Polak, J.Sivakumar, A.
Molloy, Jarlath Mitigating aviation's climate impact in Europe
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Graham, D.J.Majumdar, A.
Nur, Khalid Improved time estimation for high accuracy WLAN based positioning
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.Feng, S., Ling, C. 

2010

NameTitle and supervisor
Barletta, Giovanni Luca Analysis of the sustainability of collusion in the liner shipping industry
Supervised by: Bell, M.G.H., Hadjiconstantinou, E.
Melo, Patricia Estimating the effect of agglomeration economies on wages: empirical evidence and methodological issues
Supervised by: Graham, D.J., Noland, R.
Shi, Xin Carrier-phase based real-time static and kinematic precise point positioning using GPS and GALILEO
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.
Panagiotakopoulos, Dimitri Robust statistical framework for monitoring the integrity of space-based navigation systems
Supervised by: Ochieng, W.