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Institute for Frontier Materials


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Lead Investigators

an image of Dr Matthias Weiss Dr Matthias Weiss
Research Fellow
an image of professor peter hodgson Professor Peter Hodgson
Australian Laureate Fellow
an image of Associate Professor Bernard Rolfe Associate Professor Bernard Rolfe

Professor John Duncan

Professor John Duncan


Research Fellows

  Name Research Topic Contact
Dr Erik Pavlina Dr Erik Pavlina
Research Fellow
Physical and mechanical metallurgy of AHSS


  Name Research Topic Contact
Akbar Abvabi Akbar Abvabi Effect of residual stresses in roll forming process of metal sheets
Ossama Badr Ossama Mamdouh Mohamed Badr Constitutive modelling of the material behaviour of high strength titanium alloys (Ti-6Al-4V) for room temperature roll forming application
Jingsi Jiao Jingsi Jiao The development of an analytical model to predict web warping in the flexible roll forming of AHSS
Buddhika Abeyrathna Buddhika Nuwan Abeyrathna Improvement of the roll forming process by means of the process parameter monitoring
Ahmad Moghadam Ahmad Erfani Moghadam Compressive instability analysis of variable depth flexible roll forming
Desinghe Desinghe Shiromani Gangoda The roll forming of magnesium sheet for automotive applications
Andreas Kupke Andreas Kupke Microstructure effects on the forming characteristics of multi-phase steel
  Kongalage Nishchitha Indivarie Ubhayaratne Effective and efficient signal extraction techniques for wireless condition monitoring
Akbar Mostaani Akbar Mostaani Numerical simulation of galling in sheet metal forming
Amir Abdollahpoor Amir Abdollahpoor Crashworthiness behaviour of hot stamped components with tailored mechanical properties


  Name Institution Contact

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27th February 2015