A/Pr Weena Lokuge


A/Pr Weena Lokuge
NameA/Pr Weena Lokuge
Email Addressweena.lokuge@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Civil Engineering)
QualificationsPGCertTertT&L USQ, MEng Asian IT, PhD Monash
DepartmentSchool of Engineering
AffiliationsCentre for Future Materials
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1370-1976
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Biography

Weena Lokuge is an Associate Professor in Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering and affiliated with Centre for Future Materials. Her research areas include construction materials, composite materials, rehabilitation of concrete structures and infrastructure management. She has over 100 research papers in materials/structural engineering areas and has an H index of 22. She has been successful in attracting research grants to USQ including the highly competitive ARC-Industrial Transformation Research Hub and Bush Fire and Natural Hazards CRC indicating her leadership in continuous collaboration with industry partners, national and international universities. She has nine HDR completions so far and currently supervising eight PhD/DPEN students (four as principal supervisor). She completed more than 40 honours and 15 MENS student projects. She is a member of the Institute of Engineers, Australia and a committee member of the Queensland Branch of Concrete Institute of Australia.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Associate Professor (Civil Engineering)University of Southern Queensland2021
Senior LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland20172020
LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland20132016
Postdoctoral Research/ TeachingUniversity of Southern Queensland20102012
Structural Engineer- Part timeCardno Alexander Browne20072009
Research AssistantRMIT20042005

Expertise

Constitutive behaviour of construction materials

Use of reclaimed resources in construction

Evaluation of the resilience of road structures

Teaching

CIV1501: Engineering Statics

CIV6802: Advanced Prestressed Concrete

Fields of Research

  • 400505. Construction materials
  • 400508. Infrastructure engineering and asset management
  • 400510. Structural engineering

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Engineers Australia
Concrete Institute of Australia
Australasian Association for Engineering Education
PGCertTertT&L
USQ
2015
MEng
Asian IT
1997
PhD
Monash
2004

Supervision Interests

Construction materials

Sustainability in construction industry

Constitutive behaviour of materials

Resilience of road structures to extreme event

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Development of standard mix design procedure and performance guideline for geopolymer concreteAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Development of Crack Resistant Sustainable Cementitious Composites using Bio CharAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Investigation on the use of value-added pond ash as a construction materialPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Towards the development of a ¿user-friendly¿ one-part geopolymer-based binder cured at ambient conditions as an alternative to ordinary Portland cement-based bindersAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Structural performance of corrugated metal culverts rehabilitated by fibre reinforced polymer slipliningPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Novel protective seawall infrastructure using fibre composite materialsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022
Investigation of incorporating alternative waste pozzolans and aggregates in conventional concrete and Engineered Cementitious Composite (ECC)Principal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Development of a mortar from alkali-activated material using Harvested Ash as a precursor materialPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Assessing long-term performance and durability of geopolymer concrete mortar for sewage pipe coating materialAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
Behaviour of Structural Rehabilitation Using External Post-Tensioning  Associate SupervisorDoctoral2020
A Multicriteria Assessment of Modular Bridge Systems for Bridge Rehabilitation or Replacement.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2020

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Performance of Sustainable Concrete Incorporating Recycled Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) GranulesPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Behaviour of circular columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping systemPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Investigation on the Behaviour of Floodway Structures Under Extreme Flood LoadingsPrincipal SupervisorMasters2022
Behaviour of filled pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes under axial loading.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2019
Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs reinforced with GFRP bars and hollow composite reinforcing systemsAssociate SupervisorMasters2018
Behaviour of multi-celled GFRP beam assembly with concrete infill: Experimental and theoretical evaluationsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017
Properties of mortar and concrete containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oilAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2017
Dynamic behaviour of composite sandwich beams and plates with debondsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2016
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2021Faculty of Health Engineering and Sciences- Excellence award for research- individualUniversity of Southern Queensland
2021Inaugural Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Award for Women in STEMUniversity of Southern Queensland
2021Dean’s commendation letter on the delivery of teaching in S2 2020; CIV1501 University of Southern Queensland
2019Second place for the Unit-specific publication excellence award for School of Civil Engineering and Surveying University of Southern Queensland
2017'Fault tree analysis method for deterioration of timber bridges using an Australian case study' published in Built Environment Project and Asset Management was selected by the journal’s editorial team as a Highly Commended paperEmerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence.
2018Enhancing resilience of critical road structures: bridges, culverts and flood ways under natural hazardsMainRoads Western Australia
2016Timber bridge maintenanceInstitute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Annual State Conference, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
2021Materials Circular Economy Journal, Springer

Machine learning approaches to predict compressive strength of fly ash-based geopolymer concrete: A comprehensive review

Rathnayaka, Madushan, Karunasinghe, Dulakshi, Gunasekara, Chamila, Wijesundara, Kushan, Lokuge, Weena and Law, David W.. 2024. "Machine learning approaches to predict compressive strength of fly ash-based geopolymer concrete: A comprehensive review." Construction and Building Materials. 149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2024.135519

Qualitative investigations into floodways under extreme flood loading

Greene, Isaac Samuel, Gunasekara, Chamila, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2024. "Qualitative investigations into floodways under extreme flood loading." Journal of Flood Risk Management. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12967

Macro and microstructural evolution of low-calcium fly ash-based geopolymer mortar exposed to sulphuric acid corrosion

Ariyadasa, Piumika W., Manalo, Allan C., Lokuge, Weena, Aravinthan, Vasantha, Gerdes, Andreas, Kaltenbach, Jonas and Galvan, Beatriz Arevalo. 2024. "Macro and microstructural evolution of low-calcium fly ash-based geopolymer mortar exposed to sulphuric acid corrosion." Cement and Concrete Research. 178. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconres.2024.107436

Development of sustainable concrete using recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules as fine aggregate

Eyni Kangavar, Mohammad, Lokuge, Weena, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Ozbakkaloglu, Togay. 2023. "Development of sustainable concrete using recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules as fine aggregate ." Developments in the Built Environment. 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2023.100192

A Reliability-Based Framework for Damage Accumulation Due to Multiple Earthquakes: A Case Study on Bridges

Herath, Nilupa, Zhang, Lihai, Mendis, Priyan, Navaratnam, Satheeskumar, Lokuge, Weena and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2023. "A Reliability-Based Framework for Damage Accumulation Due to Multiple Earthquakes: A Case Study on Bridges ." Infrastructures. 8 (6). https://doi.org/10.3390/infrastructures8060106

Network Deterioration Prediction for Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Box Culverts Using Markov Model: Case Study

Tran, Huu, Lokuge, Weena, Setunge, Sujeeva and Karunasena, Warna. 2022. "Network Deterioration Prediction for Reinforced Concrete Pipe and Box Culverts Using Markov Model: Case Study." Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. 36 (6), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0001766

Using an inventory cluster approach for assessing bushfire preparedness and information needs in vulnerable communities

Ryan, Barbara, King, Rachel, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Anderson, Esther. 2023. "Using an inventory cluster approach for assessing bushfire preparedness and information needs in vulnerable communities." Natural Hazards. 115, p. 1697–1714. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-022-05614-2

Markov-based deterioration prediction and asset management of floodway structures

Tran, Huu, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2022. "Markov-based deterioration prediction and asset management of floodway structures." Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. https://doi.org/10.1080/23789689.2022.2067950

Flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system

Otoom, Omar F., Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan C., Ozbakkaloglu, Togay and Ehsani, Mohammad R.. 2022. "Flexural behaviour of circular reinforced concrete columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system." Structures. 38, pp. 1326-1348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2022.02.071

Flexural behaviour of circular timber columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system

Otoom, Omar F., Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan C., Ozbakkaloglu, Togay and Ehsani, Mohammad R.. 2022. "Flexural behaviour of circular timber columns strengthened by glass fibre reinforced polymer wrapping system." Structures. 38, pp. 1349-1367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2022.02.070

Investigation on the properties of concrete with recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules as fine aggregate replacement

Eyni Kangavar, Mohammad, Lokuge, Weena, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Frigione, Mariaenrica. 2022. "Investigation on the properties of concrete with recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) granules as fine aggregate replacement." Case Studies in Construction Materials. 16, pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2022.e00934

Mix design of fly ash based alkali activated concrete

Gunasekara, Chamila, Lokuge, Weena, Law, David W. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2021. "Mix design of fly ash based alkali activated concrete." Pacheco-Torgal, Fernando, Chindaprasirt, Prinya and Ozbakkaloglu, Togay (ed.) Handbook of Advances in Alkali-activated Concrete. United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 41-65

Experimental and numerical evaluation of the compression behaviour of GFRP-wrapped infill materials

Otoom, Omar F., Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan C., Ozbakkaloglu, Togay and Thambiratnam, David. 2021. "Experimental and numerical evaluation of the compression behaviour of GFRP-wrapped infill materials." Case Studies in Construction Materials. 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2021.e00654

Experimental and numerical analysis on the effectiveness of GFRP wrapping system on timber pile rehabilitation

Lokuge, Weena, Otoom, Omar, Borzou, Rahmin, Navaratnam, Satheeskumar, Herath, Nilupa and Thambiratnam, David. 2021. "Experimental and numerical analysis on the effectiveness of GFRP wrapping system on timber pile rehabilitation." Case Studies in Construction Materials. 15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2021.e00552

Mechanical Properties of Macro Polypropylene Fibre-Reinforced Concrete

Abousnina, Rajab, Premasiri, Sachindra, Anise, Vilive, Lokuge, Weena, Vimonsatit, Vanissorn, Ferdous, Wahid and Alajarmeh, Omar. 2021. "Mechanical Properties of Macro Polypropylene Fibre-Reinforced Concrete." Polymers. 13 (23), pp. 1-26.

Recycling of landfill wastes (tyres, plastics and glass) in construction – A review on global waste generation, performance, application and future opportunities

Ferdous, Wahid, Manalo, Allan, Siddique, Rafat, Mendis, Priyan, Zhuge, Yan, Wong, Hong S., Lokuge, Weena, Aravinthan, Thiru and Schubel, Peter. 2021. "Recycling of landfill wastes (tyres, plastics and glass) in construction – A review on global waste generation, performance, application and future opportunities." Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 173, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.105745

Novel analytical method for mix design and performance prediction of high calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete

Gunasekara, Chamila, Atzarakis, Peter, Lokuge, Weena, Law, David W. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2021. "Novel analytical method for mix design and performance prediction of high calcium fly ash geopolymer concrete." Polymers. 13 (6). https://doi.org/10.3390/polym13060900

Performance of timber girders with end-notch: Experimental and numerical investigation

Navaratnam, Satheeskumar, Herath, Nilupa, Lokuge, Weena, Thamboo, Julian and Poologanathan, Keerthan. 2021. "Performance of timber girders with end-notch: Experimental and numerical investigation." Structures. 29, pp. 730-740. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2020.11.075

Bushfire mitigation and preparation on the Toowoomba Region Escarpment: a research report for Toowoomba Regional Council

Ryan, Barbara, King, Rachel, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Karu and Anderson, Esther. 2020. Bushfire mitigation and preparation on the Toowoomba Region Escarpment: a research report for Toowoomba Regional Council. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Design of Alkali-Activated Slag-Fly Ash Concrete Mixtures Using Machine Learning

Gunasekara, C., Lokuge, W., Keskic, M., Raj, N., Law, D. W. and Setunge, S.. 2020. "Design of Alkali-Activated Slag-Fly Ash Concrete Mixtures Using Machine Learning." ACI Materials Journal. 117 (5), pp. 263-278. https://doi.org/10.14359/51727019

Floodways and Flood-Related Experiences: A Survey of Industry Experts and Asset Owners

Greene, I., Lokuge, W. and Karunasena, K.. 2020. "Floodways and Flood-Related Experiences: A Survey of Industry Experts and Asset Owners." Engineering for Public Works. 19, pp. 69-75.

Characteristics, strength development and microstructure of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated sand

Abousnina, Rajab, Manalo, Allan, Ferdous, Wahid, Lokuge, Weena, Benabed, Benchaa and Al-Jabri, Khalifa Saif. 2020. "Characteristics, strength development and microstructure of cement mortar containing oil-contaminated sand." Construction and Building Materials. 252, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2020.119155

Structural design of floodways under extreme flood loading

Greene, Isaac, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2020. "Structural design of floodways under extreme flood loading." International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 11 (4), pp. 535-555. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-10-2019-0072

Vulnerability assessment of bridges subjected to extreme cyclonic events

Pathiranage, Thilini and Lokuge, Weena. 2020. "Vulnerability assessment of bridges subjected to extreme cyclonic events." Natural Hazards. 102 (1), pp. 401-417. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-020-03931-y

Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs reinforced with GFRP bars and hollow composite reinforcing systems

Al-Rubaye, Mohammed, Manalo, Allan, Alajarmeh, Omar, Ferdous, Wahid, Lokuge, Weena, Benmokrane, Brahim and Edoo, Azam. 2020. "Flexural behaviour of concrete slabs reinforced with GFRP bars and hollow composite reinforcing systems." Composite Structures. 236, pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111836

Performance of Bridges with Damaged Elements in Extreme Flood Events

Lokuge, W., Fraser, C. and Karunasena, W.. 2020. "Performance of Bridges with Damaged Elements in Extreme Flood Events." Wang, Chien Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_40

Flexural Behavior of Functionally Graded-Graphene Reinforced Composite Plates

Rasappagari, M.R.R., Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2020. "Flexural Behavior of Functionally Graded-Graphene Reinforced Composite Plates." Wang, Chen Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_22

Numerical Investigation on Hollow Pultruded Fibre Reinforced Polymer Tube Columns

Al-Saadi, A.U., Aravinthan, T. and Lokuge, W.. 2020. "Numerical Investigation on Hollow Pultruded Fibre Reinforced Polymer Tube Columns." Wang, Chien Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_45

Floodway Design Process Revisted

Greene, I., Lokuge, W. and Karunasena, W.. 2020. "Floodway Design Process Revisted." Wang, Chien Ming, Ho, Johnny C.M. and Kitipornchai, Sritawat (ed.) 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25). Brisbane, Australia 04 - 07 Dec 2018 Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7603-0_94

Effects of fibre orientation and layup on the mechanical properties of the pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes

Al-Saadi, Ali Umran, Aravinthan, Thiru and Lokuge, Weena. 2019. "Effects of fibre orientation and layup on the mechanical properties of the pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer tubes." Engineering Structures. 198, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2019.109448

Behaviour of geopolymer concrete filled pultruded GFRP short columns

Lokuge, Weena, Abousnina, Rajab and Herath, Nilupa. 2019. "Behaviour of geopolymer concrete filled pultruded GFRP short columns." Journal of Composite Materials. 53 (18), pp. 2555-2567. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998319833447

Modelling glass fibre-reinforced polymer reinforced geopolymer concrete columns

Dong, Minhao, Lokuge, Weena, Elchalakani, Mohamed and Karrech, Ali. 2019. "Modelling glass fibre-reinforced polymer reinforced geopolymer concrete columns." Structures. 20, pp. 813-821. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2019.06.018

Predicting the probability of failure of timber bridges using fault tree analysis

Lokuge, Weena, Wilson, Matthew, Tran, Huu and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2019. "Predicting the probability of failure of timber bridges using fault tree analysis." Structure and Infrastructure Engineering: maintenance, management, life-cycle design and performance. 15 (6), pp. 783-797. https://doi.org/10.1080/15732479.2019.1569069

Structural applications of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite tubes: a review of columns members

Al-Saadi, Ali Umran, Aravinthan, Thiru and Lokuge, Weena. 2018. "Structural applications of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite tubes: a review of columns members." Composite Structures. 204, pp. 513-524. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.07.109

Properties and structural behavior of concrete containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil

Abousnina, Rajab, Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Al-Jabri, Khalifa. 2018. "Properties and structural behavior of concrete containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil." Construction and Building Materials. 189, pp. 1214-1231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.09.089

Quantitative assessment of flood discharges and floodway failures through cross-cultivation of advancement in knowledge and traditional practices

Wahalathantri, Buddhi, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2018. "Quantitative assessment of flood discharges and floodway failures through cross-cultivation of advancement in knowledge and traditional practices." International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment. 9 (4-5), pp. 435-456. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJDRBE-09-2017-0051

Investigating snipe depth in girders and corbels in timber bridges

Cohen, Jethro, Lokuge, Weena and Herath, Nilupa. 2018. "Investigating snipe depth in girders and corbels in timber bridges." 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018). Melbourne, Australia 09 - 13 Jul 2018 United Kingdom.

Rehabilitation of timber bridge piles using a wrapping system

Borzou, R. and Lokuge, W.. 2018. "Rehabilitation of timber bridge piles using a wrapping system." Powers, Nigel, Frangopol, Dan M., Al-Mahaidi, Riadh and Caprani, Colin (ed.) 9th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2018). Melbourne, Australia 09 - 13 Jul 2018 London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781315189390-281

Free vibration of functionally graded-GPL reinforced composite plates with different boundary conditions

Reddy, R. Muni Rami, Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2018. "Free vibration of functionally graded-GPL reinforced composite plates with different boundary conditions." Aerospace Science and Technology. 78, pp. 147-156. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ast.2018.04.019

Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of geopolymer cement mortar

Abousnina, Rajab, Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Zhang, Zuhua. 2018. "Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of geopolymer cement mortar." Cement and Concrete Composites. 90, pp. 136-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cemconcomp.2018.04.001

Design of fly ash geopolymer concrete mix proportions using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline model

Lokuge, Weena, Wilson, Aaron, Gunasekara, Chamila, Law, David W. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2018. "Design of fly ash geopolymer concrete mix proportions using Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline model." Construction and Building Materials. 166, pp. 472-481. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.01.175

Greenhouse gas emissions during timber and concrete building construction - a scenario based comparative case study

Sandanayake, Malindu, Lokuge, Weena, Zhang, Guomin, Setunge, Sujeeva and Thushar, Quddus. 2017. "Greenhouse gas emissions during timber and concrete building construction - a scenario based comparative case study." Sustainable Cities and Society. 38, pp. 91-97. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2017.12.017

Predicting the failure of timber bridges by using current inspection reports

Lokuge, Weena, Wilson, Matthew, Tran, Huu and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2017. "Predicting the failure of timber bridges by using current inspection reports." Engineering for Public Works.

Predicting the remaining life of timber bridges

Abbott, T., Gamage, N., Setunge, S. and Lokuge, W.. 2017. "Predicting the remaining life of timber bridges." 12th World Congress on Engineering Asset Management & 13th International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery. Brisbane, Australia 02 - 04 Aug 2017

Flexural behavior of glued GFRP tubes filled with concrete

Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2017. "Flexural behavior of glued GFRP tubes filled with concrete." 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on FRP in Structures (APFIS2017). Singapore 19 - 21 Jul 2017 Singapore.

Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill

Muttashar, M., Karunasena, W., Manalo, A. and Lokuge, W.. 2017. "Behavior of pultruded multi-celled GFRP hollow beams with low-strength concrete infill." Hao, Hong and Zhang, Chunwei (ed.) 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24). Perth, Australia 06 - 09 Dec 2016 London, United Kingdom.

Flexural behaviour of multi-celled GFRP composite beams with concrete infill: experiment and theoretical analysis

Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2017. "Flexural behaviour of multi-celled GFRP composite beams with concrete infill: experiment and theoretical analysis." Composite Structures. 159, pp. 21-33. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.09.049

Experimental investigation on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP beams filled with different concrete strengths

Muttashar, M., Manalo, A., Karunasena, W. and Lokuge, W.. 2016. "Experimental investigation on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP beams filled with different concrete strengths." Teng, J. G. and Dai, J. G. (ed.) 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016). Hong Kong, China 14 - 16 Dec 2016 China.

Fault tree analysis method for deterioration of timber bridges using an Australian case study

Lokuge, Weena, Gamage, Nirdosha and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2016. "Fault tree analysis method for deterioration of timber bridges using an Australian case study." Built Environment Project and Asset Management. 6 (3), pp. 332-344. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-01-2016-0001

Analysis of flood impact on reinforced concrete(Pre-stressed) girder bridges – a case study

Kalendher, F., Setunge, S., Mohseni, H. and Lokuge, W.. 2016. "Analysis of flood impact on reinforced concrete(Pre-stressed) girder bridges – a case study." Bittencourt, Tulio Nogueira, Frangopol, Dan M. and Beck, Andre T. (ed.) 8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management (IABMAS 2016). Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil 26 - 30 Jun 2016 Netherlands.

Ductility enhancement of geopolymer concrete columns using FRP confinement

Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2016. "Ductility enhancement of geopolymer concrete columns using FRP confinement." Journal of Composite Materials. 50 (14), pp. 1887-1896. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315597553

Influence of infill concrete strength on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP square beams

Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Influence of infill concrete strength on the flexural behaviour of pultruded GFRP square beams." Composite Structures. 145, pp. 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.02.071

Influence of single and multiple skin-core debonding on free vibration characteristics of innovative GFRP sandwich panels

Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Influence of single and multiple skin-core debonding on free vibration characteristics of innovative GFRP sandwich panels." International Journal of Mechanical, Aerospace, Industrial and Mechatronics Engineering. 9 (5), pp. 800-804.

Finite element based dynamic analysis of multilayer fibre composite sandwich plates with interlayer delaminations

Jayatilake, Indunil N., Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Finite element based dynamic analysis of multilayer fibre composite sandwich plates with interlayer delaminations." Advances in Aircraft and Spacecraft Science. 3 (1), pp. 15-28. https://doi.org/10.12989/aas.2016.3.1.015

An overview on oil contaminated sand and its engineering applications

Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Shiau, Jim and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "An overview on oil contaminated sand and its engineering applications." International Journal of GEOMATE. 10 (19), pp. 1615-1622.

Physical and mechanical properties of cement mortar containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil

Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Physical and mechanical properties of cement mortar containing fine sand contaminated with light crude oil." Procedia Engineering. 145, pp. 250- 258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2016.04.071

Behaviour of hollow pultruded GFRP square beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios

Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2016. "Behaviour of hollow pultruded GFRP square beams with different shear span-to-depth ratios." Journal of Composite Materials. 50 (21), pp. 2925-2940. https://doi.org/10.1177/0021998315614993

The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio on the failure mode and strength of pultruded GFRP beams

Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "The effect of shear span-to-depth ratio on the failure mode and strength of pultruded GFRP beams." Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.

Testing and characterization of pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) beams

Muttashar, Majid, Karunasena, Warna, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Testing and characterization of pultruded glass fiber reinforced polymer (GFRP) beams." Joint Conference of the 12th International Symposium on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) & the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015). Nanjing, China 14 - 16 Dec 2015 China.

Deriving damage indices for concrete girder bridges subjected to flood loading

Kalendher, F., Setunge, S., Mohseni, H. and Lokuge, W.. 2015. "Deriving damage indices for concrete girder bridges subjected to flood loading." 6th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management (CSECM) 2015. Kandy, Sri Lanka 11 - 14 Dec 2015

Framework to inspect floodways towards estimating damage

Wahalathantri, Buddhi L., Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Framework to inspect floodways towards estimating damage." Annual Conference of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council and Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC (AFAC15): New Directions in Emergency Management. Adelaide, Australia 01 - 03 Sep 2015 Australia.

Mechanical properties of mortar with oil contaminated sand

Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Mechanical properties of mortar with oil contaminated sand." 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Sydney, Australia.

Use of geopolymer concrete in column applications

Lokuge, Weena, Sanjayan, Jay and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Use of geopolymer concrete in column applications." 27th Biennial National Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2015) in conjunction with the 69th RILEM Week: Construction Innovations, Research into Practice. Melbourne, Australia 30 Aug - 02 Sep 2015 Australia.

Evaluation of case study concrete bridges in Victoria under effects of bushfire

Lokuge, Weena, Mohseni, Hessam, Setunge, Sujeeva and Simpson, Scott. 2015. "Evaluation of case study concrete bridges in Victoria under effects of bushfire." 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. Newcastle, Australia 15 - 17 Jul 2015 Newcastle, Australia.

Emergency service demand in Queensland during natural disasters

Wahalathantri, Buddhi, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Emergency service demand in Queensland during natural disasters." 5th International Conference on Building Resilience. Newcastle, Australia 15 - 17 Jul 2015 Newcastle, Australia.

Vulnerability of floodways under extreme flood events

Wahalathantri, Buddhi Lankananda, Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, Warna and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2015. "Vulnerability of floodways under extreme flood events." Natural Hazards Review. 17 (1). https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)NH.1527-6996.0000194

Oil contaminated sand: an emerging and sustainable construction material

Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Lokuge, Weena and Shiau, Jim. 2015. "Oil contaminated sand: an emerging and sustainable construction material." 2015 International Conference on Sustainable Design, Engineering and Construction. Chicago, United States 10 - 13 May 2015 Netherlands. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2015.08.453

Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of fine sand

Abousnina, Rajab M., Manalo, Allan, Shiau, Jim and Lokuge, Weena. 2015. "Effects of light crude oil contamination on the physical and mechanical properties of fine sand." Soil and Sediment Contamination: an international journal. 24 (8), pp. 833-845. https://doi.org/10.1080/15320383.2015.1058338

Stress-strain behaviour of unconfined polymer concrete

Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2014. "Stress-strain behaviour of unconfined polymer concrete." Smith, Scott (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Byron Bay, Australia.

Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement

Lembo, Kurt, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement." Smith, Scott (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Byron Bay, Australia.

Geopolymer concrete: the green alternative with suitable structural properties

Muttashar, Majid, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Geopolymer concrete: the green alternative with suitable structural properties." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.

Dynamic behaviour of fibre composite multilayer sandwich plates with delaminations

Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Dynamic behaviour of fibre composite multilayer sandwich plates with delaminations." Smith, Scott T. (ed.) 23rd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM23). Byron Bay, Australia 09 - 12 Dec 2014 Lismore, Australia.

Effect of light hydrocarbons contamination on shear strength of fine sand

Abousnina, Rajab M., Shiau, Jim, Manalo, Allan and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Effect of light hydrocarbons contamination on shear strength of fine sand." Hossain, Zakaria and Shiau, Jim (ed.) 4th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE 2014). Brisbane, Australia 19 - 21 Nov 2014 Mie, Japan.

Dynamic analysis of multilayer GFRP sandwich slabs with interlayer delaminations

Jayatilake, Indunil N., Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Dynamic analysis of multilayer GFRP sandwich slabs with interlayer delaminations." Sabu, John and Das, Raj (ed.) 8th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics (ACAM 8). Melbourne, Australia 24 - 28 Nov 2014 Australia.

Vulnerability of road bridge infrastructure under extreme flood events

Setunge, Sujeeva, Lokuge, Weena, Mohseni, Hessam and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Vulnerability of road bridge infrastructure under extreme flood events." AFAC and Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC Conference 2014. Wellington, New Zealand 02 - 05 Sep 2014

Failure mechanisms of bridge infrastructure in an extreme flood event

Lebbe, Mohamed Farook Kalendher, Lokuge, Weena, Setunge, Sujeeva and Zhang, Kevin. 2014. "Failure mechanisms of bridge infrastructure in an extreme flood event." Li, Chun Qing, Setunge, Sujeeva and De Silva, Saman (ed.) 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Failures and Consequences (ICIFC 2014). Melbourne, Australia 16 - 20 Jul 2014 Melbourne, Australia.

Investigating the performance of floodway in an extreme flood event

Lokuge, Weena, Setunge, Sujeeva and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Investigating the performance of floodway in an extreme flood event." Li, Chun Qing, Setunge, Sujeeva and de Silva, Saman (ed.) 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Failures and Consequences (ICIFC 2014). Melbourne, Australia 16 - 20 Jul 2014 Melbourne, Australia.

Flexural and axial behavior of pultruded GFRP hollow sections filled with low strength concrete

Muttashar, Majid, Manalo, Allan, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2014. "Flexural and axial behavior of pultruded GFRP hollow sections filled with low strength concrete." Australasian Composites Conference (CA 2014): Materials for a Lighter and Smarter World. Newcastle, Australia 07 - 09 Apr 2014 Melbourne, Australia.

Fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete with ambient curing for in-situ applications

Reed, Mark, Lokuge, Weena and Karunasena, Warna. 2014. "Fibre reinforced geopolymer concrete with ambient curing for in-situ applications." Journal of Materials Science. 49 (12), pp. 4297-4304. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-014-8125-3

Free vibration behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams with debonds

Karunasena, W., Jayatilake, I. and Lokuge, W.. 2013. "Free vibration behaviour of fibre composite sandwich beams with debonds." Dissanayake, Ranjith and Jayasinghe, Thishan (ed.) 4th International Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction Management 2013 (ICSECM 2013). Kandy, Sri Lanka 13 - 15 Dec 2013 Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Dynamic behaviour of debonded GFRP composite beams

Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2013. "Dynamic behaviour of debonded GFRP composite beams." Journal of Multifunctional Composites. 1 (2), pp. 113-122. https://doi.org/10.12783/issn.2168-4286/1.2/Jayatilake

Effect of strain rate on geopolymer concrete

Lokuge, Weena, Karunasena, W. and Heemskerk, Colin. 2013. "Effect of strain rate on geopolymer concrete." Dao, Vinh and Dux, Peter (ed.) Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference (Concrete 2013): Understanding Concrete. Gold Coast, Australia 16 - 18 Oct 2013 Sydney, Australia.

Comparative assessment of polymer concrete with different types of resin

Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Comparative assessment of polymer concrete with different types of resin." Dao, Vinh and Dux, Peter (ed.) Concrete Institute of Australia's Biennial National Conference (Concrete 2013): Understanding Concrete. Gold Coast, Australia 16 - 18 Oct 2013 Sydney, Australia.

Effect of fly ash on the behaviour of polymer concrete with different types of resin

Lokuge, Weena and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2013. "Effect of fly ash on the behaviour of polymer concrete with different types of resin." Materials and Design. 51, pp. 175-181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matdes.2013.03.078

Effect of skin-core debonding on the dynamic behaviour of GFRP composite beams

Jayatilake, Indunil, Karunasena, Warna and Lokuge, Weena. 2013. "Effect of skin-core debonding on the dynamic behaviour of GFRP composite beams." Epaarachchi, Jayantha A., Lau, Alan Kin-tak and Leng, Jinsong (ed.) 4th International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering (SMN 2013). Gold Coast, Australia 10 - 12 Jul 2013 United States. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2026751

Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin

Lokuge, W. P. and Aravinthan, T.. 2013. "Mechanical properties of polymer concrete with different types of resin." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.

Structural evaluation of concrete expanded polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications

Bajracharya, R. M., Lokuge, W. P., Karunasena, W., Lau, K. T. and Mosallam, A. S.. 2013. "Structural evaluation of concrete expanded polystyrene sandwich panels for slab applications." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.

A mathematical model for complete stress-strain curve prediction of permeable concrete

Hussin, M. K., Zhuge, Y., Bullen, F. and Lokuge, W. P.. 2013. "A mathematical model for complete stress-strain curve prediction of permeable concrete." Samali, Bijan, Attard, Mario M. and Song, Chongmin (ed.) 22nd Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM22). Sydney, Australia 11 - 14 Dec 2012 London, United Kingdom.

Evaluating disaster resilience of bridge infrastructure when exposed to extreme natural events

Lokuge, Weena and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2013. "Evaluating disaster resilience of bridge infrastructure when exposed to extreme natural events." 3rd International Conference on Building Resilience: Individual, Institutional and Societal Coping Strategies to Address the Challenges Associated with Disaster Risk. Heritance Ahungalla, Sri Lanka 17 - 19 Sep 2013 Ahungalla, Sri Lanka.

Engaging distance students through online tutorials

Devine, Jo and Lokuge, Weena. 2012. "Engaging distance students through online tutorials." Mann, Llewellyn and Daniel, Scott (ed.) 23rd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2012). Melbourne, Australia 03 - 05 Dec 2012 Melbourne, Australia.

Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement

Lokuge, W., Eberhard, D. and Karunasena, W.. 2012. "Geopolymer concrete with FRP confinement." Bai, Yu, Bandyopadhyay, Sri, Zhao, X. L., Singh, R. and Rizkalla, S. (ed.) 6th International Composites Conference (ACUN 6): Composites and Nanocomposites in Civil, Offshore and Mining Infrastructure. Melbourne, Australia 14 - 16 Nov 2012 Melbourne, Australia.

Effects of fibres on geopolymer concrete

Lokuge, Weena. 2012. "Effects of fibres on geopolymer concrete." 2012 Southern Regional Engineering Conference (SREC 2012). Toowoomba, Australia 01 Sep 2012 Canberra, Australia.

Investigation of some fundamental properties of permeable concrete

Hussin, Manal, Zhuge, Yan, Bullen, Frank and Lokuge, Weena. 2012. "Investigation of some fundamental properties of permeable concrete." International Conference on Emerging Materials and Mechanics Applications (ICEMMA 2012):. Hangzhou, China 05 - 06 Feb 2012 Zurich, Switzerland. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.487.869

Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers

Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath, Lokuge, Weena, Islam, Md Mainul and Aravinthan, Thiru. 2012. "Compressive strength characterization of polyester based fillers." Advanced Materials Research. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.410.32

Effectiveness of formative online quizzes in learning and teaching a structural engineering course

Aravinthan, Thiru, Lokuge, Weena and Manalo, Allan. 2011. "Effectiveness of formative online quizzes in learning and teaching a structural engineering course." Al-Abdeli, Yasir M. and Lindsay, Euan (ed.) 22nd Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AAEE 2011). Fremantle, Australia 05 - 07 Dec 2011 Barton, ACT, Australia.

Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin

Lokuge, Weena, Aravinthan, Thiru, Sirimanna, Chamila Sampath and Islam, Mainul. 2011. "Influence of fly ash proportions on properties of polymer concrete with polyester resin." 25th Biennial Conference of the Concrete Institute of Australia (Concrete 2011): Building a Sustainable Future. Perth, Australia 12 - 14 Oct 2011 Sydney, Australia.

Laboratory evaluation of the stress-strain relationship of permeable concrete

Hussin, Manal, Zhuge, Yan, Bullen, Frank and Lokuge, Weena. 2011. "Laboratory evaluation of the stress-strain relationship of permeable concrete." Advanced Materials Research. 243-24, pp. 3259-3262. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.243-249.3259

Stress-strain model for high strength concrete confined by FRP

Lokuge, W. P., Setunge, S. and Sanjayan, J. G.. 2011. "Stress-strain model for high strength concrete confined by FRP." Fragomeni, Sam, Venkatesan, Srikanth, Lam, Nelson T. K. and Setunge, Sujeeva (ed.) 21st Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM 21). Melbourne, Australia 07 - 10 Dec 2010 Leiden, Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10571-85

Stress-strain model for laterally confined concrete

Lokuge, Weena P., Sanjayan, J. G. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2005. "Stress-strain model for laterally confined concrete." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 17 (6), pp. 607-616. https://doi.org/10.1061/ASCE0899-1561200517:6607

Constitutive model for confined high strength concretes subjected to cyclic loading

Lokuge, Weena, Sanjayan, J. G. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2004. "Constitutive model for confined high strength concretes subjected to cyclic loading." Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 16 (4), pp. 297-305. https://doi.org/10.1061/~ASCE!0899-1561~2004!16:4~297!

Modelling eccentrically loaded high-strength concrete columns

Lokuge, Weena, Setunge, Sujeeva and Sanjayan, J. G.. 2003. "Modelling eccentrically loaded high-strength concrete columns." Magazine of Concrete Research. 55 (4), pp. 331-341.

Triaxial test results of high-strength concrete subjected to cyclic loading

Lokuge, Weena, Sanjayan, J. G. and Setunge, Sujeeva. 2003. "Triaxial test results of high-strength concrete subjected to cyclic loading." Magazine of Concrete Research. 55 (4), pp. 321-329.