Conference Information

The 2014 AOTULE Meeting will take place on 26–28 November at the University of Melbourne.

Registration will open at 5.00pm on Wednesday 26 November on Level 10 of the Law Building. This will be followed by a Welcome Reception from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

The meeting will commence at 8.45am on Thursday 27 November with a formal ceremony in Theatre GM15, Level M, Law Building.

The main business of the meeting will then commence with the Deans' Meeting taking place on Level 10 of the Woodward Conference Centre and Student Conference taking place in Old Metallurgy Building.

The meeting concludes on the afternoon of Friday 28 November.

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Deans’ Program

Wednesday 26 November

Time Session
 

Registration and Welcome Reception

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1700 Registration
1730 Welcome Reception
1930 Close

Thursday November 27

Time Session
 

Opening Ceremony

Theatre GM15, Level M, Law Building

0845

Welcome by Professor Susan Elliott

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement)

 

Professor Iven Mareels

Dean, Melbourne School of Engineering

0915

Group Photographs

Level G, Law Building

 

Institution Overviews

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

0945 Chulalongkorn University
1000 Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1015 Institut Teknologi Bandung
1030 KAIST
1045 Nanyang Technological University
1100 National Taiwan University
1115

Morning Tea

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

 

Institution Overviews

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1130 Tokyo Institute of Technology
1145 Tsinghua University
1200 University of Malaya
1215 University of Melbourne
1230 University of Moratuwa
1240 Hanoi University of Science and Technology
1250 Indian Institute of Technology Madras
1300

Lunch

Woodward Conference Centre

 

Student Mobility Session

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1400

Discussion on Student Mobility Issues

This session will take place in parallel with the Deans’ Steering Committee and will be open to all staff dealing with student mobility.

1530

Challenges and Opportunities for Student Mobility

(report back to Deans meeting)

 

Curriculum Directors Meeting

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1400

Discussion on Engineering Curriculum Issues

This session will take place in parallel with the Deans’ Steering Committee and will be open to all staff dealing with engineering curriculum and education resource development.

 

Deans’ Steering Committee

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1400
  • 1 Review and approval of minutes from Chula 2013 Dean’s meeting
  • 2 2014 working group (WG) committee activity (Exchange, Meeting)
    • 2.1. Activity overview of AOTULE Meeting WG (Jeff & David)
    • 2.2. AOTULE Logo design
    • 2.3. AOTULE-KL NPO established, UM Prof Wan
    • 2.4. 2014 AOTULE-KL Bank account (online) and balance
    • 2.5. Student Summer Exchanges within AOTULE
      • 2.5.1. 2014 ITB AOTULE exchange report, ? students
      • 2.5.2. 2014 Tokyo Tech AOTULE exchange report, 12 students
  • 3 AOTULE PR and Website
    • 3.1 5th Anniversary pamphlet (copies available and on AOTULE homepage)
    • 3.2 AOTULE Wikipedia article status: rejected in June 2014 (revision planned)
    • 3.3 Website moving
1445
  • 4. AOTULE finances
    • 4.1. Finance committee expense report for 2014 and 2015
    • 4.2 2014–15 Membership Fee Invoice payment plan/options
  • 5 Proposal for 2015 AOTULE meeting host by NTU-S 2015, reconfirm HKUST for 2016
  • 6 Engineering teaching/learning reports from AOTULE members
    • 6.1 Dual Degree Survey/Report — WC — Chen/AOTULE
    • 6.2 On-Line Learning KAIST Dean Lee’s e-mail, Nov. edX forum update (Jeff)
    • 6.3ME undergraduate engineering problem test bank: Aust/Canada/Japan Univ. (Kishimoto)
1530

Challenges and Opportunities for Student Mobility

(report back from Staff meeting)

1545

Afternoon Tea

1600
  • 7 Deans meeting 3 small group workshop topics
    • 7.1 Review of 1 Univ. country or region as AOTULE member
    • 7.2 Membership Expansion (Pros/Cons)
    • 7.3 Proposals on Deans meeting themes for 2015
    • 7.4 Other topics?
1645
  • 8 Membership termination/withdraw—letter of resignation
  • 9 New AOTULE membership discussion and vote: U Moratuwa, IITM, HUST (Members only)
  • 10 Proposal on AOTULE Laureate—Certificate of appreciation for service to AOTULE (Tokyo Tech nomination)
1715 Close
1900

AOTULE Banquet

Woodward Conference Centre

Friday November 28

Time Session
 

Deans’ Steering Committee

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

0900

Overview of the Melbourne Model and Teaching and Learning at the University of Melbourne

David Shallcross

0945
  1. Reports on Small group discussion
  2. PR: website and brochure revision plan
  3. Plan for amending the AOTULE MOU circulate Draft Attachment (membership, membership policy and membership dues) amendment
  4. Current Executive Chair Appreciation and Vote for New Executive Chair
1045

Closing Ceremony and Invitation to AOTULE 2015

1100

Morning Tea

1115

Tour of the University of Melbourne including the Melbourne School of Engineering Teaching Spaces

1300

Lunch with Students

Undergraduate Student Lounge, Level 1, Old Engineering Building

1400

Optional City Tour

Tour of the City of Melbourne from 1415 to 1700

Student Program

Wednesday November 26

Time Session
 

Registration and Welcome Reception

Woodward Conference Centre, Level 10, Law Building

1700 Registration
1730 Welcome Reception
1930 Close

Thursday November 27

Time Session
0845

Opening Ceremony

Theatre GM15, Level M, Law Building

 

Plenary Session

Masters Seminar Room 2, Level 1, Old Metallurgy Building

0945

The Bionic Eye

Professor Anthony Burkitt, Biomedical Engineering Discipline, University of Melbourne

1030

Site Remediation in Antarctica

Dr Kathryn Smith, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Melbourne

1115

Morning Tea

Masters Student Lounge

 

Session 1A: Mechanical Engineering

Masters Seminar Room 2

Chair: Khalid Abdulla

Session 1B: Civil Engineering

Masters Seminar Room 1

Chair: Olga Mikhaylova

1130

Fall prediction for new sequences of motions [1A-1]

Tay Junyun

Nanyang Technological University

Effect of curing condition on high strength cement containing low heat Portland cement powder with/without silica fume [1B-1]

Napatr Taloey

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1145

Numerical simulations on droplet coalescence in an L-shaped duct for inlet fogging of gas turbine engines [1A-2]

Ari Hamdani

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Development of a test bed for GNSS Positioning system validation and benchmarking [1B-2]

Ahmad Ridhwanuddin Tengku

University of Melbourne

1200

Dynamically balanced trajectory generation for non-holonomic forklift vehicles [1A-3]

Benjamin Vongchanh

University of Melbourne

Effects of non-homogeneity on liquefaction-induced deformation of embankments [1B-3]

Manika Maharjan

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1215

Development of 3D latte art machine [1A-4]

Ayako Kitazawa, Yasunori Asano, Koki Kudo, Kota Goto, Yuki Harasawa

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Displacement controlled rotational behaviour of transfer structures in high-rise buildings [1B-4]

Shanker Dhakal

University of Melbourne

1230

Ship deck landing of a quadrotor using the invariant ellipsoid technique [1A-5]

Tan Chun Kiat

Nanyang Technological University

Drivers' visual attention in urban road tunnels [1B-5]

Jian Sheng Yeung and Yiik Diew Wong

Nanyang Technological University

1245

Graph based feature recognition of CAD parts for multi-task machining [1A-6]

Masato Kato

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Passenger characteristics and their mode choice between air transport and high speed rail in China [1B-6]

Shuyang Kang

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1300

Lunch

Masters Student Lounge

 

Session 2A: Biomedical Engineering 1

Masters Seminar Room 2

Chair: Isabell Kiral-Kornek

Session 2B: Environmental and Materials Engineering

Masters Seminar Room 1

Chair: Shanker Dhakal

1400

Brain-computer interface (BCI) in integrated wheelchair control [2A-1]

Evan Wijaya Tanotogono

Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

Improving flood prediction by the assimilation of satellite soil moisture in poorly monitored catchments [2B-1]

Camila Alvarez

University of Melbourne

1415

Directional tuning of arm movements in electrocorticography A next generation brain-machine interface [2A-2]

Ewan Nurse

University of Melbourne

On air quality inference with big urban data [2B-2]

Hsun-Ping Hsieh

National Taiwan University

1430

Enhancing cellular uptake and altering internalization pathways [2A-3]

Junli Zhou

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Performance of borehole ground heat exchangers: full-scale experiment in Melbourne, Australia [2B-3]

Olga Mikhaylova

University of Melbourne

1445

Fluid mechanics investigation on the effects of stent malapposition inside curved arteries [2A-4]

Winson Chen

University of Melbourne

Effect of solvent species on preparation of nano-needle titania aerogel using supercritical drying

[2B-4]

Motohiro Kinoshita

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1500

Mathematical modeling for embryonic stem cell reprogramming by lineage specifiers and pluripotency factor [2A-5]

Guo Jing

Nanyang Technological University

Microstructure evolution in ferrite during tensile test in nanometer-sized precipitation strengthened DP steel [2B-5]

Shao-Pu Tsai

National Taiwan University

1515

A method for morphometric analysis of nonlinear growth in the fetal cortex [2A-6]

Rosita Shishegar

University of Melbourne

Thermal diffusivity estimation of mould fluxes under steep temperature gradients [2B-6]

Deandra Sasadhara

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1530

Afternoon Tea

Masters Student Lounge

 

Session 3A: Biomedical Engineering 2

Masters Seminar Room 2

Chair: Rosita Shishegar

Session 3B: Engineering

Masters Seminar Room 1

Chair: Ewan Nurse

1545

Neural network models of pitch perception: Psychophysical and neural levels [3A-1]

Nina Erfanian Saeedi

University of Melbourne

Calculation of intersection curves between triangulated mesh and point cloud data [3B-1]

Bhide Saurabh Sudhir

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1600

Development of walking assist machine using crutches: 2D modeling and gait analysis [3A-2]

Ekin Basalp

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Allocating of travel times measured from sparse probe vehicle data into individual road segments [3B-2]

Porntep Puangprakhon

Chulalongkorn University

1615

Prophylactic knee braces alter lower-limb muscle function during a stop-jump, but are they effective in preventing injury? [3A-3]

Katie Ewing

University of Melbourne

A greedy approach to improve running time of Edmond’s matching algorithm [3B-3]

Manohar Prakash Kuse

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1630

Non-invasive diagnosis of diseases using WO3 nanofibers for detection of biomarkers in exhaled breath [3A-4]

Seon-Jin Choi, Chanyong Choi, Seokwoo Jeon and

Il-Doo Kim

KAIST

"Shinsei"sizer - all-round live instrument [3B-4]

Futa Nomura

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1645

The study of penetration behavior of mixed acids into the anticorrosive polymer film for a bio-gas plant

[3A-5]

Kosuke Sugiura

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Adaptive predictor structure based interpolation for reversible data hiding [3B-5]

Sunil Prasad Jaiswal

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

1700

Harnessing phosphene properties in order to improve reading abilities for retinal implant recipients [3A-6]

Isabell Kiral-Kornek

University of Melbourne

Viscosity measurement of light oil and its emulsion from an oilfield in Thailand [3B-6]

Sarin Wutthisirisart

Chulalongkorn University

1715

A simple and novel microsphere fabrication system for delivery of non-anchorage dependent cell types [3A-7]

Wenyan Leong

Nanyang Technological University

Thermo-responsive cell culture dishes using hyperbranched polystyrene-g-poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) copolymers [3B-7]

Yu Sudo

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1830

Australian Barbeque Dinner

Trinity College Lawn

Friday November 28

Time Session
 

Session 4A: Chemical Engineering 1

Masters Seminar Room 2

Chair: Yi Ju

Session 4B: Electrical Engineering 1

Masters Seminar Room 1

Chair: Valentin Muenzel

0900 Effects of anatase type Titanium Oxide {010} facet on the electron transfer process of the dye-sensitized system [4A-1]

Kohei Kashibuchi

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Power transformer design improvements in PT PLN Indonesia [4B-1]

Jati Pharmadita

Bandung Institute of Technology

0915 A comparative study on selective adsorption of metal ions using aminated adsorbents [4A-2]

Len Foong Koong

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Selecting an optimal combination of storage and transmission assets with a non-dispatchable electricity supply [4B-2]

Khalid Abdulla

University of Melbourne

0930 Artificial photosynthesis system based on copper ion nanoclusters grafted niobate nanosheets [4A-3]

Ge Yin

Tokyo Institute of Technology

S-based composite: a high energy density cathode material for the next generation battery [4B-3]

Long Kong

Tokyo Institute of Technology

0945 Understanding filtration of wastewater sludges for improved water recycling [4A-4]

Sam Skinner

University of Melbourne

Energy consumption of cloud computing applications

[4B-4]

Fatemeh Jalali

University of Melbourne

1000 Project of power plant construction in developing region [4A-5]

Tomoya Nakamura

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Laser-assisted metal-oxides synthesis for functionalized micro-scale soldering [4B-5]

Kyungmook Kwon

KAIST

1015 A numerical study on the melt track in selective laser melting using aluminium alloy 6061 [4A-6]

Denise Loh Loong Ee

Nanyang Technological University

3D discrete radiative energy transfer modeling of radiowave propagation through foliage [4B-6]

Paul Jason Co

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1030 An investigation of secondary atomization in emulsified fuel spray flow [4A-7]

Yutaka Shoji

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Electric vehicle charging: a non-cooperative game using local measurements [4B-7]

Lu Xia

University of Melbourne

1045

Morning Tea

Masters Student Lounge

 

Session 5A: Chemical Engineering 2

Masters Seminar Room 2

Chair: Sam Skinner

Session 5B: Electrical Engineering 2

Masters Seminar Room 1

Chair: Khalid Abdullah

1100 Dissolution of di-calcium silicate into molten “CaO-FeO-SiO2” slag [5A-1]

Takahide Sadamoto

Tokyo Institute of Technology

On propagation channel representation in spherical wave domain [5B-1]

Yang Miao, Katsuyuki Haneda, Minseok Kim, and

Jun-ichi Takada

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1115 Mechanical properties of carbon nanotube ropes with hierarchical helical structures [5A-2]

Zi-Long Zhao

Tsinghua University

Modelling the neuronal network of C. elegans [5B-2]

Roghieh Skandari

University of Melbourne

1130 Shear strengthening of RC beams by vinylon fibre mesh with Poval Resin and PCM [5A-3]

Ken Ito

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Generation expansion planning in Sumatera using WASP [5B-3]

Taufiq Fahrudin

Bandung Institute of Technology

1145 Investigation on ash production from combustion of various biomass and coal blends using TGA: blending ratio and temperature effect [5A-4]

Intan Shaidatul Shima Mohd Shariff

University of Malaya

Automotive train control simulator [5B-4]

Kenta Iizuka

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1200 The study of penetration behavior of mixed acids into the anticorrosive polymer film for a bio-gas plant [5A-5]

Kosuke Sugiura

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Avoiding battery anxiety: How to increase the lifespan of batteries in portable devices [5B-5]

Valentin Muenzel

University of Melbourne

1215 Creativity laboratory in metallurgy - making lead storage battery [5A-6]

Kenya Horita

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Improve the efficiency of magnetic coupling energy transfer under metal-layer-shielded conditions by fractal slots [5B-6]

Qingfeng Li

Tsinghua University

1230 Characterization of amorphous boron carbide films deposited by pulse plasma CVD [5B-7]

Shahira Liza Binti Kamis

Tokyo Institute of Technology

1300

Lunch with Deans and Staff

Undergraduate Student Lounge, Level 1, Old Engineering Building

1400

Optional City Tour

Tour of the City of Melbourne from 1415 to 1700