Researcher

Associate Professor Wei Gao

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Associate Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Uncertain modelling and uncertain methods
  • Computational stochastic/non-deterministic mechanics
  • Stability and reliability analysis
  • Composite materials and structures
  • Structural optimization and control
  • Wind and/or seismic induced random vibration
  • Vehicle-infrastructure interaction dynamics

Research Grants 

  • W Gao, D Wu, YX Zhang, GY Li, YM Chen;...view more

Associate Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests

  • Uncertain modelling and uncertain methods
  • Computational stochastic/non-deterministic mechanics
  • Stability and reliability analysis
  • Composite materials and structures
  • Structural optimization and control
  • Wind and/or seismic induced random vibration
  • Vehicle-infrastructure interaction dynamics

Research Grants 

  • W Gao, D Wu, YX Zhang, GY Li, YM Chen; Performance assessment and optimal design for nano and composite structures; ARC Linkage Scheme ARC Research Hub (IH150100006); 2017-2021: $223,000
  • W Gao, Y-L Pi, S Tangaramvong; Unified nondeterministic dynamic safety assessment of softening structures; ARC Discovery (DP160103919); 2016-2018: $390,000
  • W Gao, Y-L Pi, F Tin-Loi; Stochastic geometrically nonlinear elasto-plastic buckling and behaviour of curved grid-like structures; ARC Discovery (DP140101887); 2014-2016: $395,000
  • CM Song, W Gao, Y-L Pi; A high-performance stochastic scaled boundary finite-element framework for safety assessment of structures susceptible to fracture; ARC Discovery (DP130102934); 2013-2015: $330,000
  • CM Song, W Gao, W Becker; Non-deterministic fracture analysis of structures by extending the scaled boundary finite-element method; ARC Discovery (DP1094451); 2010-2012: $420,000
  • N Zhang, W Gao; Quantitative analysis of dynamic performance of vehicles with uncertain system parameters and road inputs; ARC Discovery (DP0988429); 2009-2011: $180,000

Research Projects for Future PhD Students

  • Development of advanced probabilistic and non-probabilistic analysis framework
  • Stochastic static/dynamic elasto-plastic analysis and safety assessment of large/complex structures
  • Stochastic/interval buckling analysis of curved structures
  • Non-deterministic response predication and stability assessment of composite structures
  • Dynamic behavior of structures with uncertain parameters under random process excitations
  • Reliability/safety based structural optimal design
  • Vehicle-bridge and train-rail-sleeper--foundation-tunnel coupled system
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Location

Civil Engineering Building (H20)
Level 6, Room CE608
Kensington Campus

Contact

(+61 2) 9385 4123
(+61 2) 9385 6139

Publications

by Associate Professor Wei Gao