Journal publications

Baduge, S.K., Mendis, P. and Ngo, T., 2018. Stress-strain relationship for very-high strength concrete (> 100 Mpa) confined by lateral reinforcement. Engineering Structures, 177, pp.795-808.

Baduge, S.K., Mendis, P., Ngo, T., Portella, J. and Nguyen, K., 2018. Understanding failure and stress-strain behavior of very-high strength concrete (> 100 Mpa) confined by lateral reinforcement. Construction and Building Materials, 189, pp.62-77.

Navaratnam, S., Ngo, T., Gunawardena, T. and Henderson, D., 2019. Performance review of prefabricated building systems and future research in Australia. Buildings, 9(2), p.38.

Gunawardena D, Ngo D, Mendis P, Kumar S., 2017. Performance of multi-storey prefabricated modular buildings with infill concrete walls subjected to earthquake loads. Concrete in Australia. Engineers Media, Vol. 43, Issue 3.

Gunawardena, T., Ngo, T.D. and Mendis, P., 2016. Behaviour of multi-storey prefabricated modular buildings under seismic loads. Earthq. Struct, 11(6), pp.1061–1076.

Gunawardena, T., Ngo, T., Mendis, P. and Alfano, J., 2016. Innovative flexible structural system using prefabricated modules. Journal of Architectural Engineering, 22(4), p.05016003.

Gunawardena D, Ngo D, Mendis P, Aye L, Crawford R., 2014. Time-efficient post-disaster housing reconstruction with prefabricated modular structures. Open house international. Open House International Association. Vol. 39, Issue 3.

Ferdous, W., Ngo, T.D., Nguyen, K.T., Ghazlan, A., Mendis, P. and Manalo, A., 2018. Effect of fire-retardant ceram powder on the properties of phenolic-based GFRP composites. Composites Part B: Engineering, 155, pp.414-424.

Nguyen, Q.T., Ngo, T., Tran, P., Mendis, P., Zobec, M. and Aye, L., 2016. Fire performance of prefabricated modular units using organoclay/glass fibre reinforced polymer composite. Construction and Building Materials, 129, pp.204-215.

Orlowski, K.A., 2018. Synchronization of sustainable development with land development. In Sustainable Development Research in the Asia-Pacific Region (pp. 449-463). Springer, Cham.

Orlowski, K., Shanaka, K. and Mendis, P., 2018. Manufacturing, modeling, implementation and evaluation of a weatherproof seal for prefabricated construction. Buildings, 8(9), p.120.

Orlowski, K., Shanaka, K. and Mendis, P., 2018. Design and development of weatherproof seals for prefabricated construction: A Methodological Approach. Buildings, 8(9), p.117.

Nguyen, T., Kashani, A., Ngo, T. and Bordas, S., 2019. Deep neural network with high‐order neuron for the prediction of foamed concrete strength. Computer‐Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 34(4), pp.316-332.

Hajimohammadi, A., Ngo, T. and Mendis, P., 2018. Enhancing the strength of pre-made foams for foam concrete applications. Cement and Concrete Composites, 87, pp.164-171.

Liu, L., Miramini, S. and Hajimohammadi, A., 2019. Characterising fundamental properties of foam concrete with a non-destructive technique. Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, 34(1), pp.54-69.

Kashani, A. and Ngo, T.D., 2018. Optimisation of mixture properties for 3D printing of geopolymer concrete. In ISARC. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction (Vol. 35, pp. 1-8). IAARC Publications.

Ferdous, W., Almutairi, A.D., Huang, Y. and Bai, Y., 2018. Short-term flexural behaviour of concrete filled pultruded GFRP cellular and tubular sections with pin-eye connections for modular retaining wall construction. Composite Structures, 206, pp.1-10.

Xie, L., Bai, Y., Qi, Y. and Wang, H., 2019. Pultruded GFRP square hollow columns with bolted sleeve joints under eccentric compression. Composites Part B: Engineering, 162, pp.274-282.

Hajimohammadi, A., Ngo, T., Mendis, P., Nguyen, T., Kashani, A. and van Deventer, J.S., 2017. Pore characteristics in one-part mix geopolymers foamed by H2O2: the impact of mix design. Materials & Design, 130, pp.381-391.

Hajimohammadi, A., Ngo, T. and Kashani, A., 2018. Glass waste versus sand as aggregates: the characteristics of the evolving geopolymer binders. Journal of cleaner production, 193, pp.593-603.

Ferdous, W., Bai, Y., Almutairi, A.D., Satasivam, S. and Jeske, J., 2018. Modular assembly of water-retaining walls using GFRP hollow profiles: Components and connection performance. Composite Structures, 194, pp.1-11.

Nguyen, Q.T., Ngo, T., Tran, P., Mendis, P., Aye, L. and Baduge, S.K., 2018. Fire resistance of a prefabricated bushfire bunker using aerated concrete panels. Construction and Building Materials, 174, pp.410-420.

Hajimohammadi, A., Ngo, T., Provis, J.L., Kim, T. and Vongsvivut, J., 2019. High strength/density ratio in a syntactic foam made from one-part mix geopolymer and cenospheres. Composites Part B: Engineering, 173, p.106908.

Lacey, A.W., Chen, W., Hao, H. and Bi, K., 2018. Structural response of modular buildings–an overview. Journal of Building Engineering, 16, pp.45-56.

Ferdous, W., Bai, Y., Ngo, T.D., Manalo, A. and Mendis, P., 2019. New advancements, challenges and opportunities of multi-storey modular buildings–a state-of-the-art review. Engineering Structures, 183, pp.883-893.

Hajimohammadi, A., Ngo, T. and Vongsvivut, J., 2019. Interfacial chemistry of a fly ash geopolymer and aggregates. Journal of Cleaner Production, 231, pp.980-989.

Baduge, S.K., Mendis, P., San Nicolas, R., Nguyen, K. and Hajimohammadi, A., 2019. Performance of lightweight hemp concrete with alkali-activated cenosphere binders exposed to elevated temperature. Construction and Building Materials, 224, pp.158-172.

Nguyen, T., Ghazlan, A., Kashani, A., Bordas, S. and Ngo, T., 2018. 3D meso-scale modelling of foamed concrete based on X-ray Computed Tomography. Construction and Building Materials, 188, pp.583-598.

Orlowski, K., 2019. Assessment of manufacturing processes for automated timber-based panelised prefabrication. Buildings, 9(5), p.125.

Qiu, C., Feng, P., Yang, Y., Zhu, L. and Bai, Y., 2017. Joint capacity of bonded sleeve connections for tubular fibre reinforced polymer members. Composite Structures, 163, pp.267-279.

Oktavianus, Y., Baduge, K.S.K., Orlowski, K. and Mendis, P., 2018. Structural behaviour of prefabricated load bearing braced composite timber wall system. Engineering Structures, 176, pp.555-568.

Baduge, S.K., Mendis, P., Ngo, T.D. and Sofi, M., 2019. Ductility design of reinforced very-high strength concrete columns (100–150 MPa) using curvature and energy-based ductility indices. International Journal of Concrete Structures and Materials, 13(1), p.37.

Ngo, T.D., Kashani, A., Imbalzano, G., Nguyen, K.T. and Hui, D., 2018. Additive manufacturing (3D printing): A review of materials, methods, applications and challenges. Composites Part B: Engineering, 143, pp.172-196.

Samarasinghe, T., Gunawardena, T., Mendis, P., Sofi, M. and Aye, L., 2019. Dependency structure matrix and hierarchical clustering based algorithm for optimum module identification in MEP systems. Automation in Construction, 104, pp.153-178.

Lei, X., Yujun, Q., Yu, B., Chengyu, Q., Hao, W., Hai, F. and Xiao-Ling, Z., 2019. Sandwich assemblies of composites square hollow sections and thin-walled panels in compression. Thin-Walled Structures, 145, p.106412.

Qi, Y., Xie, L., Bai, Y., Liu, W. and Fang, H., 2019. Axial compression behaviours of pultruded GFRP–wood composite columns. Sensors, 19(4), p.755.

Teodosio, B., Baduge, K.S.K. and Mendis, P., 2020. Simulating reactive soil and substructure interaction using a simplified hydro-mechanical finite element model dependent on soil saturation, suction and moisture-swelling relationship. Computers and Geotechnics, 119, p.103359.

Teodosio, B., Kristombu Baduge, K.S., Mendis, P. and Heath, D.J., 2019. Prefabrication of substructures for single-detached dwellings on reactive soils: a review of existing systems and design challenges. Australian Journal of Civil Engineering, 17(2), pp.120-133.

Navaratnam, S., Ngo, T., Christopher, P. and Linforth, S., 2020. The use of digital image correlation for identifying failure characteristics of cross-laminated timber under transverse loading. Measurement, 154, p.107502.

Navaratnam, S., Christopher, P.B., Ngo, T. and Le, T.V., 2020. Bending and shear performance of Australian Radiata pine cross-laminated timber. Construction and Building Materials, 232, p.117215.

Naji, S., Aye, L. and Noguchi, M., 2021. Sensitivity analysis on energy performance, thermal and visual discomfort of a prefabricated house in six climate zones in Australia. Applied Energy, 298, p.117200.

Weerasinghe, P., Nguyen, K., Mendis, P. and Guerrieri, M., 2020. Large-scale experiment on the behaviour of concrete flat slabs subjected to standard fire. Journal of Building Engineering, 30, p.101255.

Almutairi, A.D., Bai, Y., Wang, Y. and Jeske, J., 2020. Mechanical performance of fibre reinforced polymer confined softwood timber for pole applications. Composite Structures, 235, p.111807.

Sun, Y., Wang, J., Wu, J., Shi, W., Ji, D., Wang, X. and Zhao, X., 2020. Constraints hindering the development of high-rise modular buildings. Applied Sciences, 10(20), p.7159.

Nguyen, K., Bui, D., Hashemi, M., Hocking, D.M., Mendis, P., Strugnell, R.A. and Dharmage, S.C., 2021. The potential use of hypochlorous acid and a smart prefabricated sanitising chamber to reduce occupation-related COVID-19 exposure. Risk management and healthcare policy, 14, p.247.

Nguyen, K.T., Navaratnam, S., Mendis, P., Zhang, K., Barnett, J. and Wang, H., 2020. Fire safety of composites in prefabricated buildings: From fibre reinforced polymer to textile reinforced concrete. Composites Part B: Engineering, 187, p.107815.

Abu-Zidan, Y., Nguyen, K., Mendis, P., Setunge, S. and Adeli, H., 2021. Design of a smart prefabricated sanitising chamber for COVID-19 using computational fluid dynamics.

Orlowski, K., 2020, June. Failure modes and behaviour of stiffened engineered timber wall systems under axial-loading. In Structures (Vol. 25, pp. 360-369). Elsevier.

Orlowski, K. and Kennedy, D., 2020, October. Design curves for stiffened engineered timber wall systems: A verified analytical approach. In Structures (Vol. 27, pp. 1670-1681). Elsevier.

Nguyen, T., Ghazlan, A., Nguyen, T., Thai, H.T. and Ngo, T., 2020. Uncertainty quantification of the mechanical properties of lightweight concrete using micromechanical modelling. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 173, p.105468.

Chandrathilaka, E.R.K., Baduge, S.K., Mendis, P. and Thilakarathna, P.S.M., 2020. Flexural Performance of Prefabricated Ultra-High-Strength Textile Reinforced Concrete (UHSTRC): An Experimental and Analytical Investigation. Buildings, 10(4), p.68.

Abu-Zidan, Y., Mendis, P. and Gunawardena, T., 2020. Impact of atmospheric boundary layer inhomogeneity in CFD simulations of tall buildings. Heliyon, 6(7), p.e04274.

Orlowski, K., 2020. Automated manufacturing for timber-based panelised wall systems. Automation in Construction, 109, p.102988.

Jayalath, A., Navaratnam, S., Ngo, T., Mendis, P., Hewson, N. and Aye, L., 2020. Life cycle performance of Cross Laminated Timber mid-rise residential buildings in Australia. Energy and Buildings, 223, p.110091.

Baduge, S.K., Navaratnam, S., Abu-Zidan, Y., McCormack, T., Nguyen, K., Mendis, P., Zhang, G. and Aye, L., 2021, February. Improving performance of additive manufactured (3D printed) concrete: A review on material mix design, processing, interlayer bonding, and reinforcing methods. In Structures (Vol. 29, pp. 1597-1609). Elsevier.

Soufeiani, L., Foliente, G., Nguyen, K.T. and San Nicolas, R., 2020. Corrosion protection of steel elements in façade systems–A review. Journal of Building Engineering, 32, p.101759.

Orlowski, K., 2020. Verified and validated design curves and strength reduction factors for post-tensioned composite steel-timber stiffened wall systems. Engineering Structures, 204, p.110053.

Orlowski, K., Baduge, S.K. and Mendis, P., 2021. Prefabricated Composite Steel-Timber Stiffened Wall Systems with Post-Tensioning: Structural Analysis and Experimental Investigation under Vertical Axial Load. Journal of Structural Engineering, 147(2), p.04020325.

Teodosio, B., Baduge, K.S.K. and Mendis, P., 2020. Relationship between reactive soil movement and footing deflection: A coupled hydro-mechanical finite element modelling perspective. Computers and Geotechnics, 126, p.103720.

Naji, S., Aye, L. and Noguchi, M., 2021. Multi-objective optimisations of envelope components for a prefabricated house in six climate zones. Applied Energy, 282, p.116012.

Bui, D.K., Nguyen, T.N., Ghazlan, A., Ngo, N.T. and Ngo, T.D., 2020. Enhancing building energy efficiency by adaptive façade: A computational optimization approach. Applied energy, 265, p.114797.

Conference publications

Hui, FKP; Akemi Yokota, A; Aye, L, Education & training for zero energy and lean manufacturing & construction of housing in Australia, 42nd AUBEA Conference 2018: Educating Building Professionals for the Future in the Globalised World, 2018, pp. 47–60.

Teodosio B, Baduge SK, Mendis P, Heath D., 2018. Soil-structure interaction design methods for residential structures on reactive soils. Australian Structural Engineering Conference: ASEC 2018, Engineers Australia; p. 49

Teodosio B, Baduge SK, Mendis P., 2019. An optimized prefabricated raft footing system for houses on shrink-swell soils: preliminary results. Modular Offsite Construction (MOC) Summit, p. 1-8.

Gunawardena, T., Mendis, P., Ngo, T. and Aye, B.R.L., 2019. Effective use of offsite manufacturing for public infrastructure projects in Australia. International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSI), p.267

Lee H, Vimonsatit V, Kristombu Baduge K, Mendis P, Ngo D., 2018. Properties of matrix, aggregate and      interfacial transition zone in very high strength concrete ( > 100 Mpa)      using nanoindentation techniques. International Federation for Structural Concrete 5th International      fib Congress.

Teodosio      B, Kristombu Baduge K, Mendis P, Heath D., 2018. Soil-structure interaction for residential structures on reactive      soils. Australasian      Structural Engineering Conference 2018.

Kristombu      Baduge K, Mendis P, Ngo D, Fernando WJBS, Waduge B., 2015. Structural feasibility of very-high      strength concrete (100 – 150 Mpa) for tall buildings. 6th International Conference for      Structural Engineering and Construction Management (ICSECM).

Kristombu      Baduge K, Mendis P, Ngo D., 2013. Ductility      design of high-strength reinforced concrete columns for super-tall      buildings. 4th      International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction      Management (ICSECM). University of Peradeniya.

Thalpe      Guruge P, Samarasinghe T, Gunawardena D, Nguyen T, Mendis P, Ngo D, Aye L., 2018. An optimum construction      strategy for multi-story residential prefabricated modular buildings. Proceedings of Zero Energy Mass Custom      Home 2018.

Mendis      P, Fernando S, Holmes JD, Gunawardena D, Abu-Zidan Y, Dias P., 2018. Wind induced fatigue analysis of Lotus      Tower Mast. Nineteenth      Australasian Wind Engineering Society Workshop.

Samarasinghe      T, Mendis P, Aye L, Gunawardena D, Karunaratne R., 2017. BIM and modular MEP systems for      super-tall and mega-tall buildings. 8th International Conference on Structural Engineering and      Construction Management. University of Peradeniya.

Gunawardena      D, Mendis P, Ngo D, Aye L, Alfano J., 2014. Sustainable Prefabricated Modular Buildings. 5th International Conference on      Sustainable Built Environment ICSB 2014. Editors: Dissanayake R

Gunawardena      D, Ngo D, Mendis P, Aye L, Alfano J., 2013. Structural performance under lateral loads of innovative      prefabricated modular structures. 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and      Materials (ACMSM22). Vol. 1, Issue 1.

Gunawardena      D, Ngo D, Mendis P, Aye L, Crawford R, Alfano J., 2012. A holistic model for designing and      optimising sustainable prefabricated modular buildings. International Conference on Sustainable      Built Environment 2012. University of Moratuwa.

Thalpe      Guruge P, Samarasinghe T, Gunawardena D, Nguyen T, Mendis P, Ngo D, Aye L., 2018. An optimum construction      strategy for multi-story residential prefabricated modular buildings. Proceedings of Zero Energy Mass Custom      Home 2018.

Nguyen      T, Ngo D, Mendis P, Heath D., 2018. Performance of high-strength concrete walls exposed to fire. 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM). Multi-Science Publishing. Vol. 21, Issue 8.

Naji, S., Aye, L., Noguchi, M., 2018. Sensitivity analysis of building envelope parameters affecting thermal comfort, in Proceedings of ZEMCH2018 International Conference, Melbourne, 29 January–1 February 2018, pp. 719–731.

Naji, S., Ployet, V., Noguchi, M., Aye, L., 2017. Thermal performance of prefabricated modular buildings in Australia: A baseline study. In Proceedings of World Sustainable Built Environment Conference, Hong Kong, 5–7 June 2017, pp. 861–867.

Naji, S., Samarasinghe, T., Aye, L., 2016, Effects of shading design options on thermal and daylighting performance of a modular house in Melbourne, in Proceedings of 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, Sri Lanka, 16–18 December 2016, pp. 43–52.

Yokota, AA; Aye, L; Noguchi, M, 2018. Exploring demands for mass customised prefabricated houses in Brazil, Proceedings of ZEMCH 2018 International Conference, pp. 705–717

Yokota, AA; Aye, L, 2016. Identifying wider economic benefits of prefabricated houses in Australia, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Sustainable Built Environment, pp. 71–80 (10)

Book and Book Chapter Published

Alexandra McRobert, Designing Affordability: Design research methodologies in approaching housing affordability at ADR18 Conference