Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Australia-China Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation

Forum on Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

 Preliminary Program

Venue: Theatre Auditorium – Uniclub, UWA

February 3, 2017 Friday

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Section Chair: Prof. Priyan Mendis, Prof. Guoxing Lu
14:00 – 14:20 Prof. Brian Uy, The University of Sydney

Sustainable and Resilient Steel and Composite Infrastructure

14:20 – 14:40 Prof. Hehua Zhu, Tongji University

From Digital to Smart Underground Infrastructure Construction

14:40 – 15:00 Prof. Dongping Fang, Tsinghua University

Urban Resilience: Asia Research Initiatives

15:00 – 15:20 Prof. Priyan Mendis, The University of Melbourne

Safe and Sustainable Tall buildings – Engineering Challenges

15:20 – 15:40 Afternoon tea
Section Chair: Prof. Hehua Zhu, Prof. Junjie Zheng
15:40 – 16:00 Prof. Chien Ming Wang, The University of Queensland

Modern Construction Materials

16:00 – 16:20 Prof. Guoxing Lu, Swinbourne University

Sandwich Structures under Impact and Blast Loading

16:20 – 16:40 Prof. Yuantong Gu, Queensland University of Technology

Development of a New Portable Water-filled Road Barrier System Under Australian Traffic Conditions

16:40 – 17:00 Dr. Lihai Zhang, The University of Melbourne

Innovative Method to Determine the Residual Life of Bridges Under Heavy Trucks

17:00 – 17:20 Prof. Wenhui Duan, Monash University

ARC Nanocomm Hub: China and Iran Program

February 4, 2017 Saturday

Section Chair: Prof. Shiguo Sun, Prof. Chengqing Wu
9:00 – 9:20 Prof. Xiangyu Wang, Curtin University

Towards Smart and Sustainable Infrastructure: a Pathway of Converging Research

9:20 – 9:40 Prof. Chengqing Wu, University of Technology Sydney

Development of Ultra-high Performance Concrete: from Materials to Structures

9:40 – 10:00 Prof. Lijuan Li, Guangdong University of Technology


10:00 – 10:20 Prof. Chunwei Zhang, Qingdao University of Technology

Structural Control for Infrastructure Systems Against Multi Natural Hazards

10:20 – 10:40 Morning Tea
Section Chair: Prof. Barry Lehane, Prof. Cuiying Zhou
10:40 – 11:00 Prof. Jian Zhao, Monash University

Rock Mechanics for Resources and Energy at Monash University

11:00 – 11:20 Prof. Shuilong Shen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Jet Grouting: Recent Research Activity in SJTU

11:20 – 11:40 Prof. Wen Fan, Changan Univeristy


11:40 – 12:00 Prof. Cuiying Zhou, Sun Yat-sen University

Research on the Catastrophe Mechanism and Dynamic Control of Engineering Projects in Red-Bed Regions of South China

12:00 – 12:20 Prof. Barry Lehane, The University of Western Australia

Lateral Stresses on Integral Bridge Abutments

12:20 – 14:00 Lunch
Section Chair: Prof. Guanlin Ye, Prof. Jinhui Li
14:00 – 15:30 Prof. Weifeng Yuan, SouthWest University of Science and Technology

Energy Harvesting from Ambient Environment

Prof. Xiongyao Xie, Tongji University

Early Warning Technique and Equipment for Operation Safety of Soft Soil Tunnels

Prof. Junwei Liu, Qingdao University of Technology

Field Tests on Construction Effects of Jacked Open-ended Piles

Prof. Minmao Liao, Chongqing University

Life Cycle Modelling for Unbonded Concrete Overlay Pavements

Prof. Mu Ru, Hebei University of Technology

Preparation and Flexural Behaviour of Aligned Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete

Prof. Guanlin Ye, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Model: A Unified Model for Soils and Its Validation

Prof. Jinhui Li, Harbin Institute of Technology

Probabilistic Advances in Stratification Identity and Spudcan hehavior

Prof. Da Huang, Chongqing University

Modeling of the Earthquake-induced Landslide Considering Dynamic Friction Degradation of Joints and Sliding Surfaces

Prof. Weiyong Wang, Chongqing University

Experimental and Numerical Study on Post-fire Behavior of High Strength Q460 Steel Columns

Prof. Jiang Zhu, Guangdong University of Technology

Experimental Study on Vechanical Properties of Macro Polypropylene Fiber Reinforced Recycled Concrete

15:30 – 15:45 Afternoon tea
Section Chair: Prof. Weifeng Yuan, Prof. Wenzhou Lou
15:45 – 17:30 Prof. Yufen Zhang, Prof. Shiguo Sun, North University of Technology

Research Progress of Concrete filled Steel Tubular Structures

Prof. Wenzhong Lou, Beijing Institute of Technology

Energy Harvesting for Structural Health Monitoring Using Wireless Sensors

Prof. Bing Yuan, Guangdong University of Technology

Experimental Study of the Seismic Behavior of BFRP Confined Circular RC Columns

Dr. Li Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology

Study on Dynamic Response of Aluminum Foam Sandwich Plate with Aluminum Foil Impacted by High Speed

Dr. Gu Li, Guangdong University of Technology

Effects of Nano and Micro Silica on Strength and Durability of Mortar

Dr. Long Chen, Hohai University

Model Tests on Buckling Property of the Slender Pile

Prof. Wenxian Feng, Guangdong University of Technology

Convex Deformation Detection via Non-contact Measurement

Prof. Zhenhao Xu, Shandong University

An Innovative Mud Inrush Analysis Method: The Slice Based Stability Analysis Method of Filling Medium in Karst Caves

Dr. Limeng Zhu, Qingdao University of Technology

Concrete Filled -Bilateral Steel Plate Composite Shear Walls Using Bolt Connections with High Shear Span Ratio -Experiments and Finite Element Modeling

Dr. Yibing Wang, Zhejiang University

Echinacea Purpurea Extract Polarizes M1 Macrophages in Murine Bone Marrow-derived Macrophages Through the Activation of JNK