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Researcher: Abbassi, R (Dr Rouzbeh Abbassi)

Fields of Research

Environmental Engineering Modelling
Ocean Engineering
Risk Engineering (excl. Earthquake Engineering)
Marine Engineering
Wastewater Treatment Processes
Environmental Engineering Design
Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels)
Maritime Engineering
Naval Architecture
Ship and Platform Structures
Petroleum and Reservoir Engineering
Numerical Analysis
Ship and Platform Hydrodynamics
Water Treatment Processes
CAD/CAM Systems
Manufacturing Processes and Technologies (excl. Textiles)
Environmental Technologies
Environmental Management
Environmental Monitoring
Probability Theory
Natural Resource Management
Forestry Biomass and Bioproducts
Industrial Design
Special Vehicles
Environmental Engineering
Industry Economics and Industrial Organisation
Environmental Impact Assessment

Research Objectives

Environmentally Sustainable Mineral Resource Activities
Water Recycling Services (incl. Sewage and Greywater)
Oil and Gas Exploration
Environmentally Sustainable Transport
Mining Land and Water Management
Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
Coal Exploration
Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water for Urban and Industrial Use
Natural Hazards in Marine Environments
Water Safety
Oil and Gas Extraction
Industrial Crops
Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Navy
Renewable Energy
Passenger Water Transport
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Marine Environments
Management of Liquid Waste from Energy Activities (excl. Water)
Water Transport
Environmentally Sustainable Energy Activities
International Sea Freight Transport (excl. Live Animal Transport)
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Energy Activities (excl. Electricity Generation)
Environmentally Sustainable Manufacturing
Energy Exploration
Transport Equipment
Management of Solid Waste from Construction Activities
Wave Energy
Energy Storage, Distribution and Supply
Fisheries - Wild Caught
Computer Software and Services
Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Transport Activities
Marine Oceanic Processes (excl. climate related)
Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Water Management
Management of Liquid Waste from Transport Activities (excl. Water)
Production of Biofuels (Biomass)
Measurement Standards and Calibration Services
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Biofuel (Biomass) Energy
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Coastal and Estuarine Water Management
Marine Air Quality
Commercial Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Marine Environments
Energy Conservation and Efficiency in Transport

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A Methodology of Finding Dispersion Coefficient Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFDs); International Journal of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering
A network based approach to envisage potential accidents in offshore process facilities; Process Safety Progress
A novel approach for performance analysis of floating structure encountering storm conditions; 3rd Workshop and Symposium on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments (C-RISE3)
Accelerated pitting corrosion test of 304 stainless steel using ASTM G48; Experimental investigation and concomitant challenges; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Accident risk-based life cycle assessment methodology for green and safe fuel selection; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
An application of BN to envisage potential accidents in FLNG facility; 12th ISOPE Pacific/Asia Offshore Mechanics Symposium 2016
An experimental evaluation of municipal leachate treatment using anaerobic lagoon in northern cities of Iran; Conference of Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries
An inherently safer layout design for the liquefaction process of an FLNG plant; International Journal of Maritime Engineering (Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects: Part A)
An integrated method for human error probability assessment during the maintenance of offshore facilities; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
Application of a risk-based approach to investigate the waste stabilization pond performance for treating the acid mine drainage; 64th Canadian Water Resources Association National Conference
Characterization of Hydraulic Flow Patterns in Waste Stabilization Pond; 2009 Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Conference
Combustion products toxicity risk assessment in an offshore installation; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
Comparative evaluation of human error probability assessment techniques; Third National Conference on Safety Engineering and HSE Management
Corrosion induced failure analysis of subsea pipelines; Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Determination of human error probabilities for the maintenance operations of marine engines; Journal of Ship Production and Design
Developing a novel methodology for ecological risk assessment of thiosalts; Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment
Developing a novel risk-based methodology for multi-criteria decision making in marine renewable energy applications; Renewable Energy
Developing a quantitative risk-based methodology for maintenance scheduling using Bayesian Network; Chemical Engineering Transactions
Development of a human reliability assessment technique for the maintenance procedures of marine and offshore operations; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Development of a monograph for human error likelihood assessment in marine operations; Safety Science
Dynamic risk analysis of offloading process in floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) platform using Bayesian Network; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Dynamic risk-based maintenance for offshore processing facility; Process Safety Progress
Ecological risk-based performance evaluation of a waste stabilization pond; Environmental Engineering and Management Journal
Effects of cold environments on human reliability assessment in offshore oil and gas facilities; Human Factors
Emission factor estimation for oil and gas facilities; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
Emissions from a marine auxiliary diesel engine at berth using heavy fuel oil; 10th Australasian Heat and Mass Transfer Conference
Estimating the carbon footprint of Tasmanian fishing vessels; International Journal of Small Craft Technology
Evaporation and mixing of ethanol-water mixture in a heavy duty common rail diesel engine intake air; Australian Combustion Symposium
Explosion modeling and analysis of BP Deepwater Horizon accident; Safety Science
Fire impact assessment in FLNG processing facilities using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD); Fire Safety Journal
Human error probability assessment during maintenance activities of marine systems; Safety and Health at Work
Human error risk assessment for shipping maintenance procedures in harsh environments; 3rd Workshop and Symposium on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments (C-RISE3)
Improving droplet sizing methodology for spray dynamics investigation; International Journal of Spray and Combustion Dynamics
Integrated probabilistic modelling of pitting and corrosion fatigue damage of subsea pipelines; 3rd Workshop and Symposium on Safety and Integrity Management of Operations in Harsh Environments (C-RISE3)
Laboratory study of nitrification, denitrification and anammox processes in membrane bioreactors considering periodic aeration; Journal of Environmental Management
Major accident modelling using spare data; Process Safety and Environmental Protection
Modeling and optimization of dye removal using 'green' clay supported iron nano-particles; Ecological Engineering
Modeling of future refrigerants in vapour compression cycle; 16th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities
Modelling of pitting corrosion in marine and offshore steel structures - A technical review; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Modelling the impacts of fire in a typical FLNG processing facility; SAFE'17: International Conference on Safety and Fire Engineering
Numerical modelling of a fast pyrolysis process in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor; 2017 International Conference on Sustainable Energy Engineering
Particle emissions from ships at berth using heavy fuel oil; IAMU AGA 17 - Working together: the key way to enhance the quality of maritime education, training and research
Performance assessment of aeration and radial oxygen loss assisted cathodes based integrated constructed wetland-microbial fuel cell systems; Bioresource Technology
Performance assessment of innovative constructed wetland-microbial fuel cell for electricity production and dye removal; Ecological Engineering
Pitting degradation modelling of ocean steel structures using Bayesian network; Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering
Prediction of minerals producing acid mine drainage using a computer-assisted thermodynamic chemical equilibrium model; Mine Water and the Environment
Real-time monitoring and management of offshore process system integrity; Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering
Reliability assessment of offshore asset under pitting corrosion using Bayesian Network; Corrosion 2016
Removal of fluoride from aqueous solution and groundwater by wheat straw, sawdust and activated bagasse carbon of sugarcane; Ecological Engineering
Risk analysis of deepwater drilling operations using Bayesian network; Journal of Loss Prevention in The Process Industries
Risk analysis of flare flame-out condition in a gas process facility; Oil and Gas Science and Technology
Risk analysis of offshore transportation accident in arctic waters; International Journal of Maritime Engineering
Risk-based maintenance of offshore Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) operation; Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering
Risk-based maintenance planning of subsea pipelines through fatigue crack growth monitoring; Engineering Failure Analysis
Risk-based prioritisation of indoor air pollution monitoring using computational fluid dynamics; Indoor and Built Environment
Risk-based tailing pond water management strategies considering non-idealities in tailing pond modeling; 2009 ASCE Conference
The removal of heavy metals in wetland microcosms: Effects of bed depth, plant species, and metal mobility; Chemical Engineering Journal
The role of human error in risk analysis: Application to pre- and post-maintenance procedures of process facilities; Reliability Engineering and System Safety
Vulnerability analysis of process plants subject to domino effects; Reliability Engineering and System Safety

Research Projects

Bioelectricity Generation from Dairy Wastewater ; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Development of a Methodology to Measure and Assess Ship Emissions; International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU)
Modelling of offshore pitting corrosion as a part of risk management strategies in ocean structures; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Availability of low sulphur marine fuel oil in Australia
Defence Material Technology Centre
Defence Material Technology Centre- Blast and Shock modelling
Developing a predictive tool for maximising production using advanced optimization techniques
Effective decision making by ANN through capturing nonlinearity of a large data set
Sense-T Stage 2: Adaptive Water Resources Management (Stage 2)

Research Candidate Supervision