Our Academic staff


  Professor Julie Mills
  Head of School


  teaching Interests

  • Project based learning                             

  
  Associate Professor James Ward
  Associate Head: Teaching and Learning
  Senior Lecturer – Water & Environmental Engineering


   teaching Interests

  • Water Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering and Modelling

 

 
  Associate Professor Rameez Rameezdeen

  Associate Head: Programs
  Senior Lecturer – Construction Management and Economics

 
  teaching Interests

  • Quantity Surveying

  
  Professor Peter Teasdale

  Director Natural and Built Environments Research Centre       (NBERC)
  Professor -  Environmental Sciences

 
  teaching Interests

  • Water Chemistry
  • Soils in the Australian Landscape

 


  Dr Faisal Ahammed
  Program Director - Civil Engineering PG Programs
  Lecturer – Civil Engineering


    teaching interests

  • Project based teaching
  • Industry driven teaching
  • Water engineering software

 

 
  Dr Jun Ahn 
  Lecturer – Construction  


    teaching interests

  • Human-centred approach to construction safety
  • Human-centred approach to smart built environments

 


  Mr Scott Allen
  Lecturer - Land Surveying 

 
    teaching interests

  • Cadastral surveying


  Mr Tom Benn
  Lecturer – Civil Engineering

   
    teaching interests

  • Concrete materials
  • Conrete admixtures
  • Cement
  • Supplementary Cementious Materials
  • Concrete durability

 


  Associate Professor Nicholas Chileshe
  Research Education Portfolio Leader, City East Campus
  Associate Professor - Construction and Project Management


   teaching interests

  • Risk Management
  • Sustainable Construction Management
  • Construction Business and Strategic Management


  Dr Jeremy Coggins
  Senior Lecturer - Construction Management and Economics


   teaching interests

  • Contract Administration
  • Commercial Contract Management

 Dr Paul Corcoran
Program Director - Environmental and Geospational Sciences

   teaching interests

  • Surveying
  • Cartography
  • GIS

  
  Mr Mark Ellis
  Lecturer – Civil Engineering

 
   teaching interests

  • Advanced Concrete
  • Green Buildings
  • Crumbed Rubber Concrete


  Mr Rob Freda
 
  Lecturer – Construction 

 
    teaching interests

  • Construction
  • Advanced Builing Surveying
  • Development Regulation


  Mrs Debbie Frisby

  Lecturer – Construction 

 
    teaching interests

  • Fire Engineering
  • Development Regulations
  • Building Surveying
  • Asset Management and Building Pathology


  Mr John Gelder 
  Program Director - Construction
  Lecturer – Construction

 
    teaching interests

  • Integrated Project
  • Construction Materials
  • Construction
  • Buillding Services


  Ms Joan Gibbs
  Lecturer - Environment

 
    teaching interests

  • Ecosystem management
  • Restoration Ecology and Landcare
  • Seed testing technology
  • Germination ecology
  • Fire Management
  • Traditional ecological knowledge
  • Plant ecology and ecophysiology


  Dr Reza Hassanli
  Lecturer - Civil Engineering

 
    teaching interests

  • Prestressed concrete
  • Self-centering structures
  • Seismic rehalibitation of bridges and building
  • Precast concrete
  • Masonry structures


  Dr Guna Hewa Alankarage
  Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management 
  Research Education Porfolio Leader, Mawson Lakes Campus


    teaching interests

  • Surface water hydrology
  • Hydraulics
  • Hydrological modelling and statistical hydrology


  Ms Jacqueline Jepson
  Program Director - Project Management for OUA Programs

 
    teaching interests

  • Management Accounting
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Forecasting and Data Analysis
  • Strategic Management


  Dr Rajibul Karim

  Lecturer - Civil Engineering

 
    teaching interests

  • Soft soil engineering
  • Soil atmospheric boundary interaction
  • Climate change
  • Expansive soils
  • Soil structure interaction


  Associate Professor Gunnar Keppel

  Associate Professor – Environmental Biology

 
    teaching interests

  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change refugia
  • Conservation
  • Environmental heterogeneity (habitat diversity)
  • Island biology


  Dr Ki Kim
 
  Lecturer – Construction

 
    teaching interests

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Project Management / Construction Management
  • Project Planning and Control (MS Project / Primavera 6)
  • Sustainable Construction / Refurbishment


  Associate Professor Konstantinos Kirytopoulos

  Associate Professor - Construction Management and Project   Management

 
     teaching interests

  • Modern Pedagogy
  • Educational tools development
  • EQ 
  • Use of state of the art tools and techniques in teaching


  Dr Tony Ma
  Program Director - Construction and Project Management 
  Senior Lecturer – Construction Management and Project           Management


     teaching interests

  • Quantity Surveying Practice
  • Contract Administration and Management
  • Project Management
  • Project Procurement


  Dr Xing Ma
  Senior Lecturer – Structural Engineering  
  Research Education Portfolio Leader, Mawson Lakes     Campus

 
     teaching interests

  • Structural Mechanics
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Structural Design in Steel
  • Composite design

  
  Dr Jorge Ochoa Paniagua
  Lecturer – OUA Project Management

 
    teaching interests

  • Sustainable Construciton
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Schedulling


  Dr Justin Payne

  Director – Master of Environmental Science and  Master of   Surveying 
  Lecturer - Geoscience

 
    teaching interests

  • Earth Systems
  • Coastal Environments


  Associate Professor S. Topa Petit

  Associate Professor - Environment
  NBERC Strand Leader - Environmental Stewardship

 
    teaching interests

  • Ecology and biodiversity conservation
  • Reserach Methods


  Associate Professor Mizanur Rahman
  Associate Professor - Civil Engineering  
  NBERC Strand Leader - Water and Natural Resources

 
    teaching interests

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics

 


  Associate Professor Tom Raimondo
  Program Director - Bachelor of Environmental Science   and Bachelor of Geospatial Science
  Lecturer - Geoscience

 
    teaching interests

  • Technology-enhanced learning and teaching
  • Immersive virtual environments
  • Field teaching
  • Online student engagement
  • Mobil learning games


  Ms Elizabeth Smith

  Program Director - Civil Engineering UG Programs
  Lecturer - Civil Engineering

 
    teaching interests

  • Sustainable Energy Management
  • Engineering Design
  • Professional Practice


  Dr Sekhar Somenahalli
  Senior Lecturer – Civil Engineering


     teaching interests

  • Public Transport Planning
  • Geographic Information Systems Applications
  • Ageing and Transport


  Professor John Van Leeuwen

  Professor - Civil Engineering

 
    teaching interests

  • Water and waste water quality and treatment
  • modelling water treatment processes and catchment management

 Associate Professor Delene Weber
Associate Professor - Environmental Science

   teaching interests

  • Environmental Interpretation and Coomunity Engagement
  • Parks and Wilderness Management

  Mr Anthony Wood
  Lecturer – OUA Project Management


    teaching interests

  • Principles of Project Management
  • Professional Practice project


  Professor Yan Zhuge
  Professor - Structural Engineering

 
    teaching interests

  • Structural Engineering
  • Composite and hybrid construction materials
  • Numerical modelling
  • Sustainable concrete material

 



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