A/Pr Ali Mirzaghorbanali


A/Pr Ali Mirzaghorbanali
NameA/Pr Ali Mirzaghorbanali
Email Addressali.mirzaghorbanali@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Geotechnical Engineering)
QualificationsBEng Isfahan UT, MPWE Curtin, PhD Wollongong
DepartmentSchool of Engineering
AffiliationsCentre for Future Materials
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7967-9233
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Biography

A/Prof Ali Mirzaghorbanali is an accomplished and highly awarded researcher, renowned for his prolific contributions to the fields of Geomechanics, Resource Geotechnical Engineering, Civil Geotechnical Engineering, and Mining Engineering. With a remarkable publication record that includes around 100 technical papers published in leading journals and international conferences, his work has received widespread recognition and has been honoured with Publication Excellence Awards from the University of Southern Queensland (UniSQ) in 2020 and 2018.

A/Prof Mirzaghorbanali's excellence extends beyond publications, earning him prestigious awards such as the UniSQ Excellence Award for Early Career Researcher in 2020 and at the faculty level in 2019. His recognition also includes the Pitch Club Presentation Award and the Wiley Better Future Award in 2018. Since completing his Ph.D., he has authored approximately 40 peer-reviewed journal publications, with an impressive 85% of them featured in top-ranked journals with an impact factor of over 6.

His research focuses on critical aspects of mining sustainability, sustainable and amended concrete and shotcrete technology, resin and grout development, environmentally friendly and sustainable cementitious grout for geotechnical engineering, circular economy applications, rock bolting and cable bolting technology, fibreglass rock bolting, composite rock bolt manufacturing, sensing technologies for rock bolting and cable bolting, rock joints, rock strength properties, and numerical simulations using advanced software.

A/Prof Mirzaghorbanali's scholarly impact is evident through his impressive citation metrics: 900 citations, an H-index of 16, and an i10-index of 24 in Google Scholar Citations. His m-index, reflecting productivity, stands at 1.78, a testament to his success as a researcher.

Beyond academia, A/Prof Mirzaghorbanali is a sought-after consultant, contributing his expertise to high-profile projects like the national Snowy Hydro (Snowy 2.0) initiative, alongside collaborations with industry giants like Jennmar Australia, Minova, DSI Underground, Rio Tinto, and BHP. His consultancy work aligns with his commitment to translating research outcomes into practical guidelines and products for the mining and geotechnical industries.

As a project leader, A/Prof Mirzaghorbanali has spearheaded numerous national ACARP projects, Regional Collaboration Funding Scheme initiatives, and industry-supported projects, amassing a total value exceeding $4.6 million. His leadership in delivering high-value research projects, coupled with his commitment to the practical application of research findings, positions A/Prof Ali Mirzaghorbanali as a leading figure in the field, making impactful contributions to both academia and industry.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
A/Prof in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Southern Queensland2023
Senior Lecturer in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Southern Queensland20192023
Lecturer in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Southern Queensland20172019
Research Fellow in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Wollongong20132017
Doctoral Student in Geotechnical EngineeringUniversity of Wollongong20102013

Expertise

Critical aspects of mining sustainability, concrete and shotcrete technology, resin and grout development, environmentally friendly cementitious grout for geotechnical engineering, circular economy applications, rock bolting and cable bolting technology, fibreglass rock bolting, composite rock bolt manufacturing, sensing technologies for rock bolting and cable bolting, rock joints, rock strength properties, and numerical simulations using advanced software.

Teaching

CIV2403: geology and geomechanics

CIV2901: geology and geomechanics practice

ENG3104: engineering simulation and computation

ENG8412: Course coordinator

ENG8411-8412: research project

Fields of Research

  • 400502. Civil geotechnical engineering
  • 401902. Geomechanics and resources geotechnical engineering
  • 401905. Mining engineering

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
MIEAust, CPEng, NER
Visiting fellow of school of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong
BEng
Isfahan UT
2007
MPWE
Curtin
2009
PhD
Wollongong
2014

Supervision Interests

External supervisor to PhD students at the University of Wollongong

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts under dynamic loading Associate SupervisorDoctoral2018
Environmentally friendly amended shotcrete mixtures utilising tailings and fly ash for the benefit of geotechnical and mining industryPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Development of amended grout products for geotechnical industry usingPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Unified elasto-viscoplastic model to estimate time-dependent failure of Holocene Alluvium in Southeast Queensland, AustraliaPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Logical Investigation into Inventory control in construction managementPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Towards the development of a ¿user-friendly¿ one-part geopolymer-based binder cured at ambient conditions as an alternative to ordinary Portland cement-based bindersPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Development of amended grout products using waste materials for mining applicationsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
Shear strength properties of rock joints under constant normal stiffness and cyclic loading conditionsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Improved understanding of the rock bolt performance and its load transfer capacityPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022
Axial load transfer mechanisms of rock boltPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Investigation of the behaviour of rock bolts and tendons in shear under static and dynamic loading conditionsAssociateDoctoral2017
Shear Behaviour of Fibreglass Rock Bolts for Ground ReinforcementAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Axial Load Transfer Mechanism of Rock BoltsPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2023
AXIAL PERFORMANCE OF CABLE BOLTS UNDER VARIOUS BONDING AND LOADING CONDITIONSAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022
Stability analysis of tunnels and underground openingsAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Numerical investigation of sinkhole stability in undrained clayAssociate SupervisorMasters2019
Project titleDetailsYear
Development of Carbon Fibre Reinforcement Bolt (Carbolt) to replace steel boltACARP2023
Investigating the performance of mining machinery in open cut minesAustralian mining industry 2023
Development of amended and environmentally friendly grout product for mining industrySustainable Industry Manufacturing Planning for Long-term Ecosystems (SIMPLE) Hub2022
Improving sustainability of mining industry - development of sustainable products for the mining and geotechnical industryIndustry supported project - research project2022
Investigating the elongation behaviour of sheath protected bolt Snowy 2 project2022
Development of a numerical modelling approach to better understand the effect of cable bolt performance on roof failure mechanisms in varying rock mass conditions ACARP2018
Shear testing of major Australian cable bolts using large scale direct shear testing machineACARP2015
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2007Scholarships – Master of Petroleum EngineeringCurtin Uni
2010HDR scholarshipsUniversity of Wollongong
2014PhD thesis commendations from external reviewersUniversity of Wollongong
2018Pitch Club Presentation AwardUniSQ
2018Wiley Better Future AwardWiley/UniSQ
2018Excellence in My Opinion rating – School of Civil Engineering and SurveyingUniSQ
2018Best publication award – School of Civil Engineering and SurveyingUniSQ
2019MIEAust, CPEng NER AustraliaEngineers Australia
2019Excellence in Early Career Research – HES UniSQ
2020Excellence in My Opinion rating – School of Civil Engineering and SurveyingUniSQ
2020Best publication award – School of Civil Engineering and SurveyingUniSQ
2020Excellence in Early Career Research -University level UniSQ
2021Letter of Commendation for teaching quality – Executive DeanUniSQ
2021Value Champion Award UniSQ
2022Letter of Commendation for teaching quality – Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic Affair)UniSQ
2023Team building awardCentre for Future Materials (
Item reviewedYear
Editorial board of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering Journal2023
Editorial board of Mining and Environment2018
Editorial board and advisory committees of Resource Operators Conference2017
Journal of Industrial Safety2023

Proceedings of the 2023 Resource Operators Conference

Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023. Proceedings of the 2023 Resource Operators Conference . Australia. University of Wollonong.

Use of time-lapse 2D and 3D geoelectrical inverse models for monitoring acid mine drainage - a case study

Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Shafaei, Foojan, Ardejani, Faramarz Doulati, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Entezam, Shima. 2023. "Use of time-lapse 2D and 3D geoelectrical inverse models for monitoring acid mine drainage - a case study." Soil and Sediment Contamination: an international journal. 32 (4), pp. 376-399. https://doi.org/10.1080/15320383.2022.2090895

Static and dynamic tendon pull-out test research at the University of Wollongong

Anzanpour, Sina, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Naj, Remennikov, Alex, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Wallace, Jordan. 2022. "Static and dynamic tendon pull-out test research at the University of Wollongong." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Crack damage evolution in coal at elevated temperatures

Serati, Mehdi, Kwan, King Ho Benny, Gordon, Nick, Moravej, Sasan, Bahaaddini, Mojtaba and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2022. "Crack damage evolution in coal at elevated temperatures." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Development of a wireless system to measure the strain/deformation of rock bolts

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj, McDougall, Kevin and Sahebi, Ali Akbar. 2022. "Development of a wireless system to measure the strain/deformation of rock bolts." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Application of a geographic information system (GIS) for selecting the location of a coal wastes dump - a case study

Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Ardejani, Faramarz Doulati, Bagheri, Mehdi, Entezam, Shima, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2022. "Application of a geographic information system (GIS) for selecting the location of a coal wastes dump - a case study." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Shear behavior of clayey infilled rock joints having triangular and sinusoidal asperities

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Ghimire, Basanta, Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Nourizadeh, Hadi, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2022. "Shear behavior of clayey infilled rock joints having triangular and sinusoidal asperities." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Predicting the pyrite oxidation process within coal waste piles using multiple linear regression (MLR) and teaching-learning-based optimization (TLBO) algorithm

Entezam, Shima, Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Ardejani, Shaghayesh Doulati, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2022. "Predicting the pyrite oxidation process within coal waste piles using multiple linear regression (MLR) and teaching-learning-based optimization (TLBO) algorithm." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Probabilistic risk assessment of acid mine drainage generation resulted from chalcopyrite oxidation process within Sarcheshmeh copper mine tailings

Entezam, Shima, Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Ardejani, Faramarz Doulati, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2022. "Probabilistic risk assessment of acid mine drainage generation resulted from chalcopyrite oxidation process within Sarcheshmeh copper mine tailings." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2022). Australia Feb 2022 Wollongong, Australia.

Laboratory study of the behaviour of grouted cable bolts under static and dynamic axial loading

Anzanpour, S., Aziz, N., Remennikov, A., Nemcik, J., Mirzaghorbanali, A. and Rastegarmanesh, A.. 2022. "Laboratory study of the behaviour of grouted cable bolts under static and dynamic axial loading." Eurock 2022: Rock and Fracture Mechanics in Rock Engineering and Mining. Espoo, Finland Finland.

Angle Shear Testing of 15.2 mm Seven Wire Cable Bolt

Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Anzanpour, Sina, Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Khaleghparast, Saman, Nemcik, Jan, Oh, Joung and Si, Guangyao. 2022. "Angle Shear Testing of 15.2 mm Seven Wire Cable Bolt." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 55 (7), pp. 3919-3937. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-022-02847-2

Effect of pretension on the performance of cable bolts and its optimisation in underground coal mines with various geological conditions

Li, Xu, Si, Guangyao, Oh, Joung, Corbett, Peter, O'Sullivan, Terri, Xiang, Zizhuo, Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2022. "Effect of pretension on the performance of cable bolts and its optimisation in underground coal mines with various geological conditions." International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 152, pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2022.105076

Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement

Majoor, Dean, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2017. "Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement." Aziz, Naj and Kinnemonth, Bob (ed.) 2017 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 08 - 10 Feb 2017 Wollongong, Australia.

The extent of shearing and the integrity of protective sleeve coating of cable bolts

Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Holden, Matthew. 2017. "The extent of shearing and the integrity of protective sleeve coating of cable bolts." Aziz, Naj and Kinnemonth, Bob (ed.) 2017 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 08 - 10 Feb 2017 Wollongong, Australia.

Fracture propagation mode of coal under indirect tensile stresses

Serati, Mehdi, Roshan, Hamid, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Mahmoud, Mutaz El-Amin and Thejaswee, Valluru. 2021. "Fracture propagation mode of coal under indirect tensile stresses." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Axial Performance of Cementitious Grouted Cable Bolts Under Rotation Constraint Scenarios

Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj, Anzanpour, Sina, Nourizadeh, Hadi and Moosavi, Mahdi. 2022. "Axial Performance of Cementitious Grouted Cable Bolts Under Rotation Constraint Scenarios." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 55 (9), pp. 5773-5788. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-022-02950-4

Proceedings of the 2022 Resource Operators Conference

Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2022. Proceedings of the 2022 Resource Operators Conference. Wollongong, Australia. University of Wollongong.

Proceedings of the 2021 Resource Operators Conference

Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2021. Proceedings of the 2021 Resource Operators Conference. Wollongong, Australia. University of Wollongong.

Introduction to new methods of static and dynamic pull testing of rock bolts and cable bolts

Anzanpour, Sina, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Wallace, Jordan, Marshall, Travis and Khaleghparast, Saman. 2021. "Introduction to new methods of static and dynamic pull testing of rock bolts and cable bolts." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Application of Monte Carlo simulation to quantify uncertainties of first weighting interval estimation

Mohammadi, Sadjad, Ataei, Mohammad, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2021. "Application of Monte Carlo simulation to quantify uncertainties of first weighting interval estimation." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Pretension effect on the performance of cable bolts in underground coal mines

Li, Xu, Si, Guangyao, Oh, Joung, Xiang, Zizhuo, Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2021. "Pretension effect on the performance of cable bolts in underground coal mines." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Effect of surface profile on load transfer mechanism of tendons

Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Misa, Joel, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj and McDougall, Kevin. 2021. "Effect of surface profile on load transfer mechanism of tendons." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Angled shear testing of 15.2 mm seven wire cable bolt

Aziz, Naj, Anzanpour, Sina, Khaleghparast, Saman, Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Remmenikov, Alex, Nemcik, Jan, Oh, Joung and Si, Guangyao. 2021. "Angled shear testing of 15.2 mm seven wire cable bolt." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australa.

Axial behaviour of rock bolts - Part (B) Numerical study

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Serati, Mehdi. 2021. "Axial behaviour of rock bolts - Part (B) Numerical study." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Axial behaviour of rock bolts - Part (A) Experimental study

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Williams, Sally, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Serati, Mehdi. 2021. "Axial behaviour of rock bolts - Part (A) Experimental study." Aziz, Naj and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2021 Resource Operators Conference (ROC2021). Springfield, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2021 Wollongong, Australia.

Static and dynamic testing of tendons

Aziz, Naj, Khaleghparast, Saman, Anzanpour, Sina, Remennikov, Alex and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2020. "Static and dynamic testing of tendons." Rasskazov, Igor and Tkach, Sergei (ed.) VIII International Scientific Conference “Problems of Complex Development of Georesources” (PCDG 2020). Khabarovsk, Russian Federation 08 - 10 Sep 2020 France. https://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/202019201005

A Probabilistic Model to Determine Main Caving Span by Evaluating Cavability of Immediate Roof Strata in Longwall Mining

Mohammadi, Sadjad, Ataei, Mohammad, Kakaie, Reza, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2021. "A Probabilistic Model to Determine Main Caving Span by Evaluating Cavability of Immediate Roof Strata in Longwall Mining." Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an international journal. 39 (3), pp. 2221-2237. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-020-01620-y

Static and dynamic testing of tendons

Khaleghparast, Saman, Anzanpour, Sina, Aziz, Naj, Remennikov, Alex and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2020. "Static and dynamic testing of tendons." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2020 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

A review of overburden fracturing and changes in hydraulic characteristics due to longwall mining

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Canbulat, Ismet, Oh, Joung, Zhang, Chengguo, Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and McDougall, Kevin. 2020. "A review of overburden fracturing and changes in hydraulic characteristics due to longwall mining." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2020 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

Shear strength properties of artificial rock joints

Zohaib, Muhammad, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Helwig, Andreas, Aziz, Naj, Gregor, Peter, Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan and McDougall, Kevin. 2020. "Shear strength properties of artificial rock joints." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2020 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

A roof cavability classification system and its use for estimation of main caving interval in longwall mining

Mohammadi, Sodjad, Ataei, Mohammad, Kakaie, Reza, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Faraji Rad, Zahra and Aziz, Naj. 2020. "A roof cavability classification system and its use for estimation of main caving interval in longwall mining." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2020 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

Numerical exploration of performance of cable bolts in shear loading

Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2019. "Numerical exploration of performance of cable bolts in shear loading." 4th Australasian Conference on Computational Mechanics (ACCM-4). Hobart, Australia 27 - 29 Nov 2019 Sydney, Australia.

A new Roof Strata Cavability Index (RSCi) for longwall mining incorporating new rating system

Mohammadi, Sadjad, Ataei, Mohammad, Kakaie, Reza and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2019. "A new Roof Strata Cavability Index (RSCi) for longwall mining incorporating new rating system." Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an international journal. 37 (5), pp. 3619-3636. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-019-00857-6

Numerical simulation of stress distribution in longwall panels during the first caving interval

Mohammadi, Sadjad, Ataei, Mohammad, Kakaie, Reza, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj and Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan. 2019. "Numerical simulation of stress distribution in longwall panels during the first caving interval." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2019 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Gregor, Peter, Ebrahim, Zeinab, Alfahed, Abdullah, Aziz, Naj and McDougall, Kevin. 2019. "Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2019 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

Shear strength of rock joints under constant normal loading conditions

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Alenzi, Faizal, Gregor, Peter, Aziz, Naj and McDougall, Kevin. 2019. "Shear strength of rock joints under constant normal loading conditions." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2019 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 18 - 20 Feb 2019 Wollongong, Australia.

Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal

Aziz, N. and Mirzaghorbanali, A.. 2017. "Effect of air column in transport canisters on measured gas contents of coal." Journal of Mining and Environment. 8 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.631

Effects of shearing direction on shear behaviour of rock joints

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj and Nemcik, Jan. 2014. "Effects of shearing direction on shear behaviour of rock joints." Aziz, Naj (ed.) 2014 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 12 - 14 Feb 2014 Wollongong, Australia.

A study on the shear behaviour of infilled rock joints under cyclic loading and constant normal stiffness conditions

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan and Aziz, Naj. 2014. "A study on the shear behaviour of infilled rock joints under cyclic loading and constant normal stiffness conditions." Aziz, Naj (ed.) 2014 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 12 - 14 Feb 2014 Wollongong, Australia.

Suggested methods for the preparation and testing of various properties of resins and grouts

Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Foldi, Stephen, Joyce, David, Moslemi, Arash, Ghojavand, Hooman, Ma, Shuqi, Li, Xuwei and Rasekh, Haleh. 2014. "Suggested methods for the preparation and testing of various properties of resins and grouts." Aziz, Naj (ed.) 2014 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 12 - 14 Feb 2014 Wollongong, Australia.

Numerical modelling of cyclic shear behaviour of rock joints under constant normal stiffness condition

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Nemcik, Jan. 2013. "Numerical modelling of cyclic shear behaviour of rock joints under constant normal stiffness condition." Aziz, Naj, Kininmonth, Bob, Nemcik, Jan, Ren, Ting and Hoelle, John (ed.) 2013 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 14 - 15 Feb 2013 Wollongong, Australia.

Single shear testing of various cable bolts used in Australian mines

Aziz, Naj, Rink, Owen, Rasekh, Haleh, Hawkins, Ellie, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Yang, Guanyu, Khaleghparast, Saman, Mills, Kenneth, Nemcik, Jan and Li, Xuwei. 2017. "Single shear testing of various cable bolts used in Australian mines." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2017 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 08 - 10 Feb 2017 Wollongong, Australia.

Behaviour of cable bolts in shear; experimental study and mathematical modelling

Aziz, Naj, Craig, Peter, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Rasekh, Haleh, Nemcik, Jan and Li, Xuwei. 2015. "Behaviour of cable bolts in shear; experimental study and mathematical modelling." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2015 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 11 - 13 Feb 2015 Wollongong, Australia.

Strength characteristics of Secura Hollow Groutable Cable Bolts

Aziz, Naj, Hawker, Robert, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Li, Xuwei and Rasekh, Haleh. 2015. "Strength characteristics of Secura Hollow Groutable Cable Bolts." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2015 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 11 - 13 Feb 2015 Wollongong, Australia.

Modelling of rebar and cable bolt behaviour in tension/shear

Li, Xuwei, Nemcik, Jan, Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Rasekh, Haleh. 2015. "Modelling of rebar and cable bolt behaviour in tension/shear." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2015 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 11 - 13 Feb 2015 Wollongong, Australia.

Strength properties of fibre glass dowels used for strata reinforcement in coal mines

Gilbert, David, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Li, Xuwei, Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj and Nemcik, Jan. 2015. "Strength properties of fibre glass dowels used for strata reinforcement in coal mines." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2015 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 11 - 13 Feb 2015 Wollongong, Australia.

An experimental study on the contact surface area of cabled bolted strata

Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Li, Xuwei. 2015. "An experimental study on the contact surface area of cabled bolted strata." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2015 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 11 - 13 Feb 2015 Wollongong, Australia.

Numerical investigation of the shear behaviour of a cable bolt in single shear test

Li, Xuwei, Yang, Guanyu, Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2019. "Numerical investigation of the shear behaviour of a cable bolt in single shear test." Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 84, pp. 227-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2018.11.016

Mechanical behaviours of grout for strata reinforcement

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Gregor, Peter, Alkandari, Hamed, Aziz, Naj and McDougall, Kevin. 2018. "Mechanical behaviours of grout for strata reinforcement." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2018 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 07 - 09 Feb 2018 Wollongong, Australia.

Innovative approach to strata reinforcement in coal mines with reference to evaluation cable bolts shear strength

Aziz, N., Mirzaghorbanali, A., Yang, G., Khaleghparast, S. and Rasekh, H.. 2018. "Innovative approach to strata reinforcement in coal mines with reference to evaluation cable bolts shear strength." Journal of Mining and Environment. 9 (3), pp. 703-715. https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.6918.1525

Prediction of the main caving span in longwall mining using fuzzy MCDM technique and statistical method

Mohammadi, S., Ataei, M., Khaloo Kakaie, R. and Mirzaghorbanali, A.. 2018. "Prediction of the main caving span in longwall mining using fuzzy MCDM technique and statistical method." Journal of Mining and Environment. 9 (3), pp. 717-726. https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2018.6715.1492

The effects of installation procedure on bond characteristics of fully grouted rock bolts

Ma, Shuji, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2017. "The effects of installation procedure on bond characteristics of fully grouted rock bolts." Geotechnical Testing Journal. 40 (5), pp. 846-857. https://doi.org/10.1520/GTJ20160239

Shear strength properties of cable bolts using a new double shear instrument, experimental study, and numerical simulation

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj, Yang, Guanyu, Khaleghparast, Saman and Nemcik, Jan. 2017. "Shear strength properties of cable bolts using a new double shear instrument, experimental study, and numerical simulation." Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 70, pp. 240-253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2017.07.018

An experimental study on the shear performance of fully encapsulated cable bolts in single shear test

Aziz, Naj, Rasekh, Haleh, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Yang, Guanyu, Khaleghparast, Saman and Nemcik, Jan. 2018. "An experimental study on the shear performance of fully encapsulated cable bolts in single shear test." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 51 (7), pp. 2207-2221. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-018-1450-0

Simulation of macerals effects on methane emission during gas drainage in coal mines

Taheri, Adel, Sereshki, Farhang, Ardejani, Faramarz Doulati and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2017. "Simulation of macerals effects on methane emission during gas drainage in coal mines." Fuel: the science and technology of fuel and energy. 210, pp. 659-665. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.08.081

Effects of cyclic loading on the shear behaviour of infilled rock joints under constant normal stiffness conditions

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan and Aziz, Naj. 2014. "Effects of cyclic loading on the shear behaviour of infilled rock joints under constant normal stiffness conditions." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 47 (4), pp. 1373-1391. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-013-0452-1

Double shear testing of cable bolts with no concrete face contacts

Rasekh, Haleh, Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Li, Xuwei, Yang, Guanyu and Khaleghparast, Saman. 2017. "Double shear testing of cable bolts with no concrete face contacts." Procedia Engineering. 191, pp. 1169-1177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.05.292

Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement

Aziz, Naj, Majoor, Dean and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2017. "Strength properties of grout for strata reinforcement." Procedia Engineering. 191, pp. 1178-1184. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.05.293

A new equation for the shear strength of cable bolts incorporating the energy balance theory

Rasekh, Haleh, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Aziz, Naj and Li, Xuwei. 2017. "A new equation for the shear strength of cable bolts incorporating the energy balance theory." Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an international journal. 35 (4), pp. 1529-1548. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-017-0191-2

Comparison of the shear test results of a cable bolt on three laboratory test apparatuses

Li, Xuwei, Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Nemcik, Jan. 2017. "Comparison of the shear test results of a cable bolt on three laboratory test apparatuses." Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 61, pp. 82-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tust.2016.10.003

Analytical model of shear behaviour of a fully grouted cable bolt subjected to shearing

Li, Xuwei, Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj and Rasekh, Haleh. 2015. "Analytical model of shear behaviour of a fully grouted cable bolt subjected to shearing." International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 80, pp. 31-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2015.09.005

Mechanical properties of grouts at various curing times

Mirza, Ali, Aziz, Naj, Ye, Wang and Nemcik, Jan. 2016. "Mechanical properties of grouts at various curing times." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2016 Wollongong, Australia.

Modelling simulation of the performance of cable bolts in shear

Rasekh, Haleh, Mirza, Ali, Aziz, Naj, Nemcik, Jan and Li, Xuwei. 2016. "Modelling simulation of the performance of cable bolts in shear." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2016 Wollongong, Australia.

An elasto-plastic constitutive model for rock joints under cyclic loading and constant normal stiffness conditions

Nemcik, Jan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2014. "An elasto-plastic constitutive model for rock joints under cyclic loading and constant normal stiffness conditions." Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an international journal. 32 (2), pp. 321-335. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10706-013-9716-5

Effects of shear rate on cyclic loading shear behaviour of rock joints under constant normal stiffness conditions

Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan and Aziz, Naj. 2014. "Effects of shear rate on cyclic loading shear behaviour of rock joints under constant normal stiffness conditions." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 47 (5), pp. 1931-1938. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-013-0453-0

Shear strength properties of plain and spirally profiled cable bolts

Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Heeman, Kay and Mayer, Stefan. 2015. "Shear strength properties of plain and spirally profiled cable bolts." Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 52 (10), pp. 1490-1495. https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2014-0504

A follow up to study the behaviour of cable bolts in shear: experimental study and mathematical modelling

Aziz, Naj, Mirza, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Rasekh, Haleh and Li, Xuwei. 2016. "A follow up to study the behaviour of cable bolts in shear: experimental study and mathematical modelling." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2016 Wollongong, Australia.

Load transfer characteristics of plain and spiral cable bolts tested in new non rotating pull testing apparatus

Aziz, Naj, Mirza, Ali, Nemcik, Jan, Li, Xuwei, Rasekh, Haleh and Wang, Gaofeng. 2016. "Load transfer characteristics of plain and spiral cable bolts tested in new non rotating pull testing apparatus." Aziz, Naj and Kininmonth, Bob (ed.) 2016 Coal Operators' Conference. Wollongong, Australia 10 - 12 Feb 2016 Wollongong, Australia.

Numerical modeling of gas flow in coal pores for methane drainage

Taheri, Adel, Sereshki, Farhang, Ardejani, Faramarz Doulati and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2016. "Numerical modeling of gas flow in coal pores for methane drainage." Journal of Sustainable Mining. 15, pp. 95-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsm.2016.10.001

Behavior of fiber glass bolts, rock bolts and cable bolts in shear

Li, Xuwei, Aziz, Naj, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Nemcik, Jan. 2016. "Behavior of fiber glass bolts, rock bolts and cable bolts in shear." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 49 (7), pp. 2723-2735. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-015-0907-7

Factors influencing the quality of encapsulation in rock bolting

Aziz, Naj, Craig, Peter, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Nemcik, Jan. 2016. "Factors influencing the quality of encapsulation in rock bolting." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 49 (8), pp. 3189-3203. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-016-0973-5

An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus

Mirzaghorbanali, A. and Aziz, N.. 2017. "An experimental study of axial load transfer mechanisms of cable bolts using axially split embedment apparatus." Journal of Mining and Environment. 8 (2), pp. 131-137. https://doi.org/10.22044/jme.2016.732

Shear Behaviour of Fibreglass Rock Bolts for Various Pretension Loads

Gregor, Peter, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad. 2023. "Shear Behaviour of Fibreglass Rock Bolts for Various Pretension Loads." Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 56 (11), pp. 8083-8113. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00603-023-03474-1

Characterization of mechanical and bonding properties of anchoring resins under elevated temperature

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Jeewantha, L.H.J., Craig, Peter, Motallebiyan, Amin, Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Rastegarmanesh, Ashakan and Aziz, Naj. 2023. "Characterization of mechanical and bonding properties of anchoring resins under elevated temperature." International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrmms.2023.105506

Axial Response of Resin Encapsulated Cable Bolts in Monotonic and Cyclic Loading

Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj, Anzanpour, Sina, Nourizadeh, Hadi and Moosavi, Mahdi. 2023. "Axial Response of Resin Encapsulated Cable Bolts in Monotonic and Cyclic Loading ." Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 60 (11). https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2022-0379

Investigating shear behaviour of fibreglass rock bolts reinforcing infilled discontinuities for various pretension loads

Gregor, Peter, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad. 2024. "Investigating shear behaviour of fibreglass rock bolts reinforcing infilled discontinuities for various pretension loads." Canadian Geotechnical Journal. 61 (3). https://doi.org/10.1139/cgj-2022-0619

Construction and Deconstruction: Materials and substances from 'waste'

Burey, Paulomi, Feldman, Jessica, Seligmann, Hannah, Song, Eric, Flynn, Matthew, Helwig, Andreas, Gharineiat, Zahra, Seneviratne, Dinuki, Whiteside, Eliza, Shelley, Tristan, Priesler, Nils, Manalo, Allan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nourizadeh, Hadi, Roberts, Michae, Nicol, Rose, Redmond, Petrea, Lynch, Mark, Dearnaley, John, ..., Germon, Geoff. 2023. "Construction and Deconstruction: Materials and substances from 'waste'." Chemistry in Australia. (June-August 2023), pp. 16-21.

Shear strength properties of clean and clay infilled rock joints: an analysis of the impast of moisture content under CNL conditions

Downing, Elizabeth, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali and Aziz, Naj. 2023. "Shear strength properties of clean and clay infilled rock joints: an analysis of the impast of moisture content under CNL conditions." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

Investigation of the Effect of Using Fly Ash in the Grout Mixture on Performing the Fully Grouted Rock Bolt Systems

Entezam, Shima, Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad, Nourizadeh, Hadi, Motallebiyan, Amin, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Karunasena, Karu. 2023. "Investigation of the Effect of Using Fly Ash in the Grout Mixture on Performing the Fully Grouted Rock Bolt Systems." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

Substitution of Recycled Plastic Aggregates (RPA) in concrete and its influence on pullout capacity of mechanical and chemical anchors

Akhtar, Raza, Skellern, Graham and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2023. "Substitution of Recycled Plastic Aggregates (RPA) in concrete and its influence on pullout capacity of mechanical and chemical anchors." Aziz, Naj, Manson, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

SPT-CPT Correlation in Southeast Queensland, Australia

Faivre, Yohanne, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Nourizadeh, Hadi, Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2023. "SPT-CPT Correlation in Southeast Queensland, Australia." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

The effect of changing confinement diameter on axial load transfer mechanisms of fully grouted rock bolts

Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad Jodeiri, Entezam, Shima, Nourizadeh, Hadi, Motallebiyan, Amin, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj and Karunasena, Karu. 2023. "The effect of changing confinement diameter on axial load transfer mechanisms of fully grouted rock bolts." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 University of Wollongong. University of Wollongong.

Finite Element Numerical Modelling of Rock Bolt Axial Behaviour Subject to Different Geotechnical Conditions

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj, McDougall, Kevin, Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad, Sahebi, Akbar, Motallebiyan, Amin and Entezam, Shima. 2023. "Finite Element Numerical Modelling of Rock Bolt Axial Behaviour Subject to Different Geotechnical Conditions." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

Application of numerical modeling in study of the behaviour of cable bolts under axial loading

Anzanpour, Sina, Aziz, Naj, Topa, Ameen, Nemcik, Jan and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2023. "Application of numerical modeling in study of the behaviour of cable bolts under axial loading." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

Effects of rib distances on axial load transfer mechanisms of fully grouted rock bolts

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Motallebiyan, Amin, Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad, Entezam, Shima, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Aziz, Naj and McDougall, Kevin. 2023. "Effects of rib distances on axial load transfer mechanisms of fully grouted rock bolts." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

Investigating the effect of coal macerals on the recovery rate of the flotation process- a case study

Jodeiri Shokri, Behshad, Entezam, Shima, Entezam, Alireza and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali. 2023. "Investigating the effect of coal macerals on the recovery rate of the flotation process- a case study." Aziz, Naj, Marston, Kevin and Mirzaghorbanali, Ali (ed.) 2023 Resource Operators conference. Wollongong, Australia 09 - 10 Feb 2023 Australia. University of Wollongong.

A look at the performance of barrel and wedge assembly in cable bolts applications

Rastegarmanesh, Ashkan, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, McDougall, Kevin, Aziz, Naj, Anzanpour, Sina, Nourizadeh, Hadi and Taheri, Abbas. 2024. "A look at the performance of barrel and wedge assembly in cable bolts applications ." Scientific Reports. 14. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-024-54999-6

Failure characterization of fully grouted rock bolts under triaxial testing

Nourizadeh, Hadi, Mirzaghorbanali, Ali, Serati, Mehdi, Mahmoud, Mutaz El-Amin, McDougall, Kevin and Aziz, Naj. 2023. "Failure characterization of fully grouted rock bolts under triaxial testing." Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 16 (3), pp. 778-789. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrmge.2023.08.013