Dr Sina Sinaie

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Research interests

  • Agent Oriented Software
  • Computational Mechanics

Biography

Sina joined the eResearch Group at the University of Melbourne as a research fellow in 2019. He is working on the Resilient Agent Teams project supported by the SIEF STEM+ Fellowship Program. His background is in the field of computational mechanics, and the development of high-performance frameworks for particle-based simulations. He holds a PhD in structural engineering from Monash University.

Recent publications

  1. Sinaie, S.; Tuan, DN.; Vinh, PN. A discrete element model of concrete for cyclic loading. Computers & Structures. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2018, Vol. 196, pp. 173-185. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2017.11.014
  2. Kashani, A.; Ngo, D.; Nguyen, N.; Hajimohammadi, A.; Sinaie, S.; Mendis, P. The effects of surfactants on properties of lightweight concrete foam. Magazine of Concrete Research. ICE Publishing. 2018, pp. 1-10. DOI: 10.1680/jmacr.18.00242
  3. Sinaie, S.; Tuan, DN.; Vinh, PN.; Rabczuk, T. Validation of the material point method for the simulation of thin-walled Cheok for tubes under lateral compression. Thin-Walled Structures. ELSEVIER SCI LTD. 2018, Vol. 130, pp. 32-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.tws.2018.05.014
  4. Sinaie, S. Application of the discrete element method for the simulation of size effects in concrete samples. International Journal of Solids and Structures. Elsevier. 2017, Vol. 108, pp. 244-253. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.12.022
  5. Sinaie, S.; Vinh, PN.; Chi, TN.; Bordas, S. Programming the material point method in Julia. Advances in Engineering Software. Pergamon Press. 2017, Vol. 105, pp. 17-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.advengsoft.2017.01.008
  6. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. A micro-mechanical parametric study on the strength degradation of concrete due to temperature exposure using the discrete element method. International Journal of Solids and Structures. Pergamon Press. 2016, Vol. 88-89, pp. 165-177. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2016.03.009
  7. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. Effect of pre-induced cyclic damage on the mechanical properties of concrete exposed to elevated temperatures. Construction and Building Materials. Elsevier BV. 2016, Vol. 112, pp. 867-876. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.03.028
  8. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL.; Sanjayan, JG. Effect of size on the response of cylindrical concrete samples under cyclic loading. Construction and Building Materials. Elsevier BV. 2015, Vol. 84, pp. 399-408. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.03.076
  9. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. A multi-objective optimization approach to the parameter determination of constitutive plasticity models for the simulation of multi-phase load histories. Computers & Structures. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2014, Vol. 138, pp. 112-132. DOI: 10.1016/j.compstruc.2014.03.005
  10. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. Mechanical properties of cyclically-damaged structural mild steel at elevated temperatures. Construction and Building Materials. ELSEVIER SCI LTD. 2014, Vol. 52, pp. 465-472. DOI: 10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2013.11.042
  11. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. Stress-strain-temperature relation for cyclically-damaged structural mild steel. Engineering Structures. ELSEVIER SCI LTD. 2014, Vol. 77, pp. 84-94. DOI: 10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.07.037
  12. Sinaie, S.; Heidarpour, A.; Zhao, XL. Behaviour of structural steel subjected to post-earthquake fire. Research and Applications in Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation - Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2013. 2013, pp. 2033-2037.
  13. Rezaiee-pajand, M.; Sinaie, S. Calibration of hardening rules for cyclic plasticity. International Journal of Engineering. International Digital Organization for Scientific Information (IDOSI). 2013, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 351-364. DOI: 10.5829/idosi.ije.2013.26.04a.04
  14. Rezaiee-pajand, M.; Sinaie, S. Nonlinear numerical integration scheme in strain space plasticity. International Journal of Engineering, Transactions A: Basics. 2011, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 1-13.
  15. Rezaiee-pajand, M.; Sinaie, S. On the calibration of the Chaboche hardening model and a modified hardening rule for uniaxial ratcheting prediction. International Journal of Solids and Structures. PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD. 2009, Vol. 46, Issue 16, pp. 3009-3017. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2009.04.002

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