Farhad Aslani

Dr

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

    6009 Crawley

    Australia

  • 516 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
20112021

Personal profile

Biography

BSc, MSc, PhD University of Technology Sydney

Professional Engineer (MIEAust)

Roles and responsibilities

Chairman of 13th International Conference on Steel, Space and Composite Structures (SS18), Jan–Feb 2018, Perth, Australia: http://www.ceme.uwa.edu.au/research/structural/international-conference

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 9th International Conference on Steel and Aluminium Structures (ICSAS19), Jul 2018, 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

Featured Articles:

Thai HT, Uy B, Yamesri, Aslani F, 2017, ‘Behaviour of bolted endplate composite joints to square and circular CFST columns’, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 131, pp. 68 - 82, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.12.022 (ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles April 2017-August 2017).

Aslani F, Uy B, Hur J, Carino P, 2016, ‘Behaviour and design of hollow and concrete-filled spiral welded steel tube columns subjected to axial compression’, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 128, pp. 261 - 288, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2016.08.023 (ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles September 2016-August 2017).

Aslani F, Lloyd R, Uy B, Kang W-H, Hicks SJ, 2016, ‘Statistical calibration of safety factors for flexural stiffness of composite columns’, Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 127 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2016.20.1.127 (included in the draft of ‘AS/NZS 2327:2016 - Composite structures—Composite steel-concrete construction in buildings’).

Noushini A, Aslani F, Castel A, Gilbert RI, Uy B, Foster S. 2016 ‘'Compressive stress-strain model for low-calcium fly ash-based geopolymer and heat-cured Portland cement concrete’, Cement & Concrete Composites, vol. 73, pp. 136 - 146, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2016.07.004 (ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles August 2016-February 2017).

Aslani F, Uy B, Tao Z, Mashiri F, 2015, ‘Behaviour and design of composite columns incorporating compact high-strength steel plates’, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, vol. 107, pp. 94 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2015.01.005 (ScienceDirect Top 25 Hottest Articles April-June 2015).

Aslani F, 2015, ‘Nanoparticles in self-compacting concrete - a review’, Magazine of Concrete Research, vol. 67, pp. 1084 - 1100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/macr.14.00381 (free accessed for the Best of Research and Practice in ICE Publishing, August-September 2015).

Aslani F, 2016, ‘Thermal performance modeling of geopolymer concrete’ Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 28, no. 1, 04015062 http://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0001291 (One of top most-viewed papers in the Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering over the past 12 calendar months).

Aslani F, 2016, ‘Mechanical properties of waste tire rubber concrete’ Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, vol. 28, no. 3, 04015152 http://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29MT.1943-5533.0001429 (One of top most-viewed papers in the Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering over the past 12 calendar months).

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

Research

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 2017 2021

Research Output 2011 2018

Behaviour and design of demountable CFST column-column connections subjected to compression

Li, D., Uy, B., Patel, V. & Aslani, F. Feb 2018 In : Journal of Constructional Steel Research. 141, p. 262-274

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steel
Compaction
Concretes
Service life
Ductility
1 Citations

Development of high-performance self-compacting concrete using waste recycled concrete aggregates and rubber granules

Aslani, F., Ma, G., Law Yim Wan, D. & Muselin, G. 13 Feb 2018 In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 182, p. 553-566

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self compacting concrete
Concrete aggregates
High performance concrete
rubber
Rubber
2 Citations

Experimental investigation into rubber granules and their effects on the fresh and hardened properties of self-compacting concrete

Aslani, F., Ma, G., Yim Wan, D. L. & Tran Le, V. X. 20 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 172, p. 1835-1847 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self compacting concrete
rubber
Rubber
Tires
Forms (concrete)

Lightweight Self-Compacting Concrete Incorporating Perlite, Scoria, and Polystyrene Aggregates

Law Yim Wan, D., Aslani, F. & Ma, G. 1 Aug 2018 In : JOURNAL OF MATERIALS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING. 30, 8, 04018178

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Self compacting concrete
Polystyrenes
Concretes
Forms (concrete)
Compressive stress