• The University of Western Australia (M051), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.66, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 896 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Roles and responsibilities

Dr Farhad Aslani is the Director of the Materials and Structures Innovation (MSI) group. The aim of the group is developing new structural materials, designs and technologies to maximise the benefit to national strategic development plans and infrastructures. 

Dr Aslani also holds an Adjunct Associate Professor position in Structural and Concrete Engineering at Edith Cowan University (ECU).

In 2018, Dr Aslani was the Chairman of 13th International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures (SS18), UWA, Perth, Australia: SS18 Program

Dr Aslani also has been invited to present UWA and MSI group as an international advisory committee member for over 15 international conferences.

Dr Aslani is an editorial board member of several international journals. He also regularly serves as an invited reviewer for over 40 refereed international journals.

Future research

Looking for students for projects related to:

Smart and sustainable construction materials,

Advanced concrete technology,

Fire performance of structures,

Advanced reinforced concrete structures,

Steel-concrete composite structures,

Rehabilitation and strengthening techniques,

Offshore structures.

Funding overview

Aslani, F. (2019). “Teaching equipment for Structural Concrete unit to improve student learning experience,” School of Engineering, University of Western Australia, Grant Value: $13.6k.

Aslani, F. (2018/2019). “Research fund,” School of Engineering, Edith Cowan University, Grant Value: $50k.

Ma, G., Aslani, F. (2017). “Development of 3D printing conductive concrete for EMP shielding,” DP180104035, Australian Research Council Discovery Project Discovery Project, Grant Value: $383k.

Ma, G., Aslani, F. (2017). “Conductive Concrete,” OSEN Group Pty Ltd, Grant Value: $180k.

Aslani, F. (2016). “Start-up and SWT research funds,” School of Engineering, University of Western Australia, Grant Value: $100k.

Aslani, F., Paradowska, A., Uy, B. (2015). “Residual stresses in spiral and longitudinally welded mild steel tube columns,” NBI P5012, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Instrument: KOWARI, Grant Value: $50k.

New and Noteworthy

Previous positions

Full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in the Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety (CIES), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for the following projects:

- Australian Research Council Discovery Project under DP120101944 titled: “The behaviour and design of composite columns coupling the benefits of high-strength steel and high-strength concrete for large scale infrastructure”,

- Australian Research Council Discovery Project under DP140102134 titled: “The behaviour and design of innovative connections to promote the reduction and reuse of structural steel in steel-concrete composite buildings”.

Industrial relevance

Head of Structural Engineers in Arman Rah Gharb Consulting Engineers, 2007-2010 (Bridge Design, Engineering, Rehabilitation & Seismic Retrofitting).

Teaching overview

CIVL4403 Structural Concrete

CIVL5552 Civil Engineering Design Project 2


Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures,

Advanced Concrete Technology,

Steel-Concrete Composite Structures,

Analytical and Numerical Modelling of Structures,

Fire Performance of Reinforced Concrete Structures,

Rehabilitation, Repair, Retrofitting, and Strengthening of Structures,

Offshore Structures.

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 9 Similar Profiles
Concretes Engineering & Materials Science
Steel Engineering & Materials Science
Reinforced concrete Engineering & Materials Science
Fibers Engineering & Materials Science
Concrete construction Engineering & Materials Science
Fires Engineering & Materials Science
Reinforcement Engineering & Materials Science
Temperature Engineering & Materials Science

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 2011 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Behaviour and design of spiral-welded stainless steel tubes subjected to axial compression

Li, D., Uy, B., Aslani, F. & Hou, C., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 154, p. 67-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axial compression
Stainless Steel
Stainless steel
Construction industry

Behaviour of concrete filled glass fibre-reinforced polymer tubes under static and flexural fatigue loading

Aslani, F., Gunawardena, Y. & Dehghani, A., 10 Jul 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 212, p. 57-76 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glass fibers
Fatigue of materials
Bending (deformation)

Bond-slip behaviour of corroded reinforcement and ultra-high toughness cementitious composite in flexural members

Hou, L., Guo, S., Zhou, B., Chen, D. & Aslani, F., 30 Jan 2019, In : Construction and Building Materials. 196, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Bond length
1 Citation (Scopus)
Reinforced concrete
Composite materials
Acoustic impedance
Fire resistance
Carbon nanofibers
Composite materials

Projects 2018 2021


Concrete Institute Rising Stars Award

Farhad Aslani (Recipient), 2017

Prize/award: Prize

Self compacting concrete
Steel research
High strength steel
Axial loads
Self compacting concrete
Compressive strength
Tensile strength
Reinforced concrete