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

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Personal profile


Roles and responsibilities

Adjunct Associate Professor in Structural and Concrete Engineering at Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Chairman of 13th International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures (SS18), Jan–Feb 2018, Perth, Australia: http://www.ceme.uwa.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/3076466/SS18-conference-program.pdf
Dr Aslani serves as a reviewer for Cambridge University Press for Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete and Concrete Technology related textbooks.
Dr Aslani regularly serves as an invited reviewer for 40 refereed international journals.

International Advisory Committee Member of World Nanotechnology Conference, Apr 2019, Dubai, UAE.
International Advisory Committee Member of 9th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures (ICSAS19), Jul 2019, Bradford, UK.
International Advisory Committee Member of 4th Australasia and South-East Asia Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ASEA-SEC-4), Dec 2018, Brisbane, Australia.
International Advisory Committee Member and Keynote Speaker of the 43rd Conference on Our World in Concrete & Structures, Aug 2018, Singapore.
International Advisory Committee Member of 7th International Conference on Protection of Structures against Hazards, Oct 2018, Vietnam.
International Advisory Committee Member of 12th International Conference on Shock & Impact Loads on Structures, Jun 2017, Singapore.
International Advisory Committee Member of 1th Resilience and Rehabilitation of Structures, Nov 2018, Singapore.
Organizing Committee Member of 4th World Congress and Exhibition on Construction & Steel Structure, Oct 2017, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
An organiser and chair of a Mini Symposium about Steel and Composite Structures in Australia in “the 2015 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM15)”, Aug 2015, Incheon, South Korea.
Chair of Numerical Modeling and Computational Mechanics session in “the 2015 World Congress on Advances in Structural Engineering and Mechanics (ASEM15)”, Aug 2015, Incheon, South Korea.
One of the 25 top scientific committee members of the highly ranked conference “the 2013 International Conference on Computational Technologies in Concrete Structures”, Sep 2013, Jeju Island, South Korea.

Future research

Looking for students for projects related to: steel-concrete composite structures, reinforced concrete structures, steel structures, offshore structures, fire performance of structures, sustainable construction materials, and rehabilitation and strengthening techniques.

Funding overview

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., 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


Steel-Concrete Composite Structures,
Reinforced Concrete Structures,
Analytical and Numerical Modelling of Structures,
Fire Performance of Reinforced Concrete Structures,
Rehabilitation, Repair, Retrofitting, and Strengthening of Structures,
Offshore Structures.

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Projects 2018 2021

Research Output 2011 2019

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

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
Reinforced concrete
Composite materials
Acoustic impedance
1 Citations
Self compacting concrete
Reinforced concrete
Concrete slabs
Carbon nanofibers
Mechanical properties
Composite materials


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