Dr Giang Nguyen

Associate Professor

School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Research Interests

  • Constitutive modelling of engineering materials (soils, rocks, concrete, metals, composites).
  • Computational solid mechanics & Micromechanics of failure in engineering materials.
  • Theoretical, experimental and computational approaches to bridge behaviour of engineering materials across different scales.
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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 Associate Professor The University of Adelaide
    2013 - 2016 Senior Lecturer The University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2013 Research Fellow & Lecturer The University of Sydney
    2009 - 2011 University of Sydney Postdoctoral Fellow University of Sydney, Sydney
    2007 - 2008 Postdoctoral Researcher University of Sydney, Sydney
    2005 - 2007 Postdoctoral Researcher University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2001 - 2005 University of Oxford United Kingdom DPhil
    1996 - 1998 University of Liege Belgium M.Eng
    1991 - 1996 Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam B.Eng
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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2021 Yang, E., Bui, H. H., Nguyen, G. D., Choi, C. E., Ng, C. W. W., De Sterck, H., & Bouazza, A. (2021). Numerical investigation of the mechanism of granular flow impact on rigid control structures. Acta Geotechnica, 16(8), 2505-2527.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS2
    2021 Tran, K. M., Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2021). DEM modelling of unsaturated seepage flows through porous media. Computational Particle Mechanics, 1-18.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2021 Le, L. A., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., & Andrade, J. E. (2021). Modelling the influence of fines content on the instability of silty sands considering grain scale interactions. International Journal of Plasticity, 143, 103020-1-103020-25.
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    2021 Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2021). Smoothed particle hydrodynamics (SPH) and its applications in geomechanics: From solid fracture to granular behaviour and multiphase flows in porous media. Computers and Geotechnics, 138, 1-52.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2
    2021 Mai, B. V., Hancock, G. J., Nguyen, G. D., & Pham, C. H. (2021). Shear yielding and failure of cold-reduced G450 sheet steel. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 185, 1-14.
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    2021 Tran, K. M., Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2021). Hybrid discrete-continuum approach to model hydromechanical behavior of soil during desiccation. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 147(10), 1-21.
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    2021 Verma, R. K., Nguyen, G. D., Karakus, M., & Taheri, A. (2021). Capturing snapback in indirect tensile testing using AUSBIT - Adelaide University Snap-Back Indirect Tensile test. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 147, 15 pages.
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    2021 Lian, Y., Bui, H. H., Nguyen, G. D., Tran, H. T., & Haque, A. (2021). A general SPH framework for transient seepage flows through unsaturated porous media considering anisotropic diffusion. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 387, 43 pages.
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    2021 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G., Taheri, A., & Bruning, T. (2021). Evaluation of the propensity of strain burst in brittle granite based on post-peak energy analysis. Underground Space, 6(1), 1-11.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS4
    2021 Phan, G. D., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., & Bennett, T. (2021). Constitutive modelling of partially saturated soils: hydro-mechanical coupling in a generic thermodynamics-based formulation. International Journal of Plasticity, 136, 1-43.
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    2021 Phan, Q. T., Bui, H. H., Nguyen, G. D., & Bouazza, A. (2021). Effect of particle rolling resistance on drained and undrained behaviour of silty sand. Acta Geotechnica, 16(8), 2657-2682.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2020 Fallah Pour, A., Nguyen, G. D., Vincent, T., & Ozbakkaloglu, T. (2020). Investigation of the compressive behavior and failure modes of unconfined and FRP-confined concrete using digital image correlation. Composite Structures, 252, 1-16.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS4
    2020 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G. D., & Taheri, A. (2020). Strain burst vulnerability criterion based on energy-release rate. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 237, 107232-1-107232-17.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS3
    2020 Nguyen, G., & Bui, H. (2020). A thermodynamics- and mechanism-based framework for constitutive models with evolving thickness of localisation band. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 187, 100-120.
    DOI Scopus14 WoS14
    2020 Yang, E., Bui, H., De Sterck, H., Nguyen, G., & Bouazza, A. (2020). A scalable parallel computing SPH framework for predictions of geophysical granular flows. Computers and Geotechnics, 121, 1-22.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS11
    2020 Wang, Y., Tran, H. T., Nguyen, G. D., Ranjith, P. G., & Bui, H. H. (2020). Simulation of mixed-mode fracture using SPH particles with an embedded fracture process zone. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 44(10), 1417-1445.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS6
    2020 Nguyen, N. H. T., Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2020). An approach to calculating large strain accumulation for discrete element simulations of granular media. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 44(11), 1525-1547.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2020 Nguyen, N. H. T., Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2020). Effects of material properties on the mobility of granular flow. Granular Matter, 22(3), 59-1-59-17.
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    2020 Yu, C., Deng, A., & Nguyen, G. (2020). Modeling lightweight cemented backfill considering progressive breakage. Computers and Geotechnics, 125, 103664-1-103664-8.
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    2020 Mai, B., Nguyen, G., Hancock, G., & Pham, C. (2020). A combined theoretical-experimental approach for modelling ductile fracture of cold-reduced G450 steel sheet. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 200-201, 242-265.
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    2019 Le, L. A., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., Sheikh, A. H., & Kotousov, A. (2019). Incorporation of micro-cracking and fibre bridging mechanisms in constitutive modelling of fibre reinforced concrete. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 133, 10372-1-10372-27.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS14
    2019 Tran, H., Wang, Y., Nguyen, G., Kodikara, J., Sanchez, M., & Bui, H. (2019). Modelling 3D desiccation cracking in clayey soils using a size-dependent SPH computational approach. Computers and Geotechnics, 116, 103209-1-103209-17.
    DOI Scopus21 WoS20
    2019 Wang, Y., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Ranjith, P. (2019). A new SPH-based continuum framework with an embedded fracture process zone for modelling rock fracture. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 159, 40-57.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS20
    2019 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G. D., & Goodchild, D. (2019). An experimental and theoretical stress-strain-damage correlation procedure for constitutive modelling of granite. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 116, 1-12.
    DOI Scopus19 WoS14
    2019 Nguyen, T., Bui, H., Ngo, T., Nguyen, G., Kreher, M., & Darve, F. (2019). A micromechanical investigation for the effects of pore size and its distribution on geopolymer foam concrete under uniaxial compression. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 209, 228-244.
    DOI Scopus44 WoS35
    2019 Wang, S., Shen, L., Nguyen, G., Maggi, F., El-Zein, A., & Zheng, Y. (2019). An empirical approach for the quantification of uniaxial compressive stress-strain of partially saturated granular media under high strain rates. Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, 120, 245-256.
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    2019 Mai, B., Pham, C., Hancock, G., & Nguyen, G. (2019). Block shear strength and behaviour of cold-reduced G450 steel bolted connections using DIC. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 157, 151-160.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS10
    2019 Zhao, S., Bui, H. H., Lemiale, V., Nguyen, G. D., & Darve, F. (2019). A generic approach to modelling flexible confined boundary conditions in SPH and its application. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 43(5), 1005-1031.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS14
    2019 Nguyen, N., Bui, H., Arooran, S., Nguyen, G., & Kodikara, J. (2019). Discrete element method investigation of particle size distribution effects on the flexural properties of cement-treated base. Computers and Geotechnics, 113, 1-12.
    DOI Scopus8 WoS7
    2018 Le, L., Nguyen, G., Bui, H., Sheikh, A., & Kotousov, A. (2018). Localised failure mechanism as the basis for constitutive modelling of geomaterials. International Journal of Engineering Science, 133, 284-310.
    DOI Scopus24 WoS20
    2018 Huang, P., Shen, L., Gan, Y., Nguyen, G., El-Zein, A., & Maggi, F. (2018). Coarse-grained modeling of multiphase interactions at microscale. Journal of Chemical Physics, 149(12), 124505-1-124505-16.
    DOI Scopus3 WoS2
    2018 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Akdag, S., Nguyen, G., & Goodchild, D. (2018). Influence of deviatoric stress on rockburst occurrence: an experimental study. International Journal of Mining Science and Technology, 28(5), 763-766.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS8
    2018 Li, L., Shen, L., Nguyen, G., El-Zein, A., & Maggi, F. (2018). A smoothed particle hydrodynamics framework for modelling multiphase interactions at meso-scale. Computational Mechanics, 62(5), 1071-1085.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS8
    2018 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Taheri, A., Nguyen, G., & Manchao, H. (2018). Effects of thermal damage on strain burst mechanism for brittle rocks under true-triaxial loading conditions. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 51(6), 1657-1682.
    DOI Scopus55 WoS41
    2018 Wang, S., Shen, L., Maggi, F., El-Zein, A., Nguyen, G., Zheng, Y., . . . Chen, Z. (2018). Influence of dry density and confinement environment on the high strain rate response of partially saturated sand. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 116, 65-78.
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    2018 Arjomand, E., Bennett, T., & Nguyen, G. (2018). Evaluation of cement sheath integrity subject to enhanced pressure. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 170, 1-13.
    DOI Scopus19 WoS12
    2018 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G., & Goodchild, D. (2018). Experimental study on the damage evolution of brittle rock under triaxial confinement with full circumferential strain control. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 51(11), 3321-3341.
    DOI Scopus38 WoS36
    2018 Mir, A., Nguyen, G., & Sheikh, A. (2018). A thermodynamics-based model for brittle to ductile behaviour and localised failure of porous rocks. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 152-153, 161-184.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS6
    2017 Nguyen, N., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Kodikara, J. (2017). A cohesive damage-plasticity model for DEM and its application for numerical investigation of soft rock fracture properties. International Journal of Plasticity, 98, 175-196.
    DOI Scopus50 WoS46
    2017 Khanna, A., Luong, H., Kotousov, A., Nguyen, G., & Rose, L. (2017). Residual opening of hydraulic fractures created using the channel fracturing technique. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 100, 124-137.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS4
    2017 Nguyen, C., Nguyen, C., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Fukagawa, R. (2017). A new SPH-based approach to simulation of granular flows using viscous damping and stress regularisation. Landslides, 14(1), 69-81.
    DOI Scopus62 WoS54
    2017 Nguyen, V., Nguyen, G., Nguyen, C., Shen, L., Dias-da-Costa, D., El-Zein, A., & Maggi, F. (2017). Modelling complex cracks with finite elements: a kinematically enriched constitutive model. International Journal of Fracture, 203(1-2), 21-39.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS7
    2017 Wang, S., Shen, L., Maggi, F., El-Zein, A., & Nguyen, G. (2017). Uniaxial compressive behavior of partially saturated granular media under high strain rates. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 102, 156-168.
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    2017 Mukherjee, M., Nguyen, G., Mir, A., Bui, H., Shen, L., El-Zein, A., & Maggi, F. (2017). Capturing pressure- and rate-dependent behaviour of rocks using a new damage-plasticity model. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 110, 208-218.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS10
    2017 Nguyen, C., Nguyen, G., Das, A., & Bui, H. (2017). Constitutive modelling of progressive localised failure in porous sandstones under shearing at high confining pressures. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 93, 179-195.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS14
    2017 Vu, V., Mir, A., Nguyen, G., & Sheikh, A. (2017). A thermodynamics-based formulation for constitutive modelling using damage mechanics and plasticity theory. Engineering Structures, 143, 22-39.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS7
    2017 Vu, V., Sheikh, A., Nguyen, G., & Shen, L. (2017). A kinematically enhanced constitutive model for elastic and inelastic analysis of unidirectional fibre reinforced composite materials. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 126, 171-185.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS5
    2017 Nguyen, N., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., Kodikara, J., Arooran, S., & Jitsangiam, P. (2017). A thermodynamics-based cohesive model for discrete element modelling of fracture in cemented materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 117, 159-176.
    DOI Scopus29 WoS24
    2017 Nguyen, T., Bui, H., Ngo, T., & Nguyen, G. (2017). Experimental and numerical investigation of influence of air-voids on the compressive behaviour of foamed concrete. Materials and Design, 130, 103-119.
    DOI Scopus70 WoS62
    2017 Bui, H., & Nguyen, G. (2017). A coupled fluid-solid SPH approach to modelling flow through deformable porous media. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 125, 244-264.
    DOI Scopus43 WoS37
    2017 Le, L., Nguyen, G., Bui, H., Sheikh, A., Kotousov, A., & Khanna, A. (2017). Modelling jointed rock mass as a continuum with an embedded cohesive-frictional model. Engineering Geology, 228, 107-120.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS23
    2016 Zhang, C., Nguyen, G., & Kodikara, J. (2016). An application of breakage mechanics for predicting energy-size reduction relationships in comminution. Powder Technology, 287, 121-130.
    DOI Scopus11 WoS11
    2016 He, Z., Kotousov, A., Fanciulli, A., Berto, F., & Nguyen, G. (2016). On the evaluation of stress intensity factor from displacement field affected by 3D corner singularity. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 78-79, 131-137.
    DOI Scopus23 WoS19
    2016 Nguyen, G., Nguyen, C., Bui, H., & Nguyen, V. (2016). Constitutive modelling of compaction localisation in porous sandstones. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 83, 57-72.
    DOI Scopus19 WoS19
    2016 Flores-Johnson, E., Wang, S., Maggi, F., El Zein, A., Gan, Y., Nguyen, G., & Shen, L. (2016). Discrete element simulation of dynamic behaviour of partially saturated sand. International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 12(4), 495-507.
    DOI Scopus17 WoS15
    2016 Nguyen, G., Nguyen, C., Nguyen, V., Bui, H., & Shen, L. (2016). A size-dependent constitutive modelling framework for localised failure analysis. Computational Mechanics, 58(2), 257-280.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS29
    2016 Sircar, S., Nguyen, G., Kotousov, A., & Roberts, A. (2016). Ligand-mediated adhesive mechanics of two static, deformed spheres. The European Physical Journal E - Soft Matter and Biological Physics, 39(10), 95-1-95-9.
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    2015 Korsunsky, A. M., Gibson, A. G., Nguyen, G. D., Sebastiani, M., Song, X., & Sui, T. (2015). Editorial note - on the aims & scope and priority areas in Materials & Design. Materials & Design, 88, 1377-1380.
    DOI Scopus15
    2015 Nguyen, G. D., Korsunsky, A. M., & Belnoue, J. (2015). Coupled Damage-Plasticity Modelling of Ductile Failure in an Aluminium Alloy. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 784, 266-273.
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    2015 Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2015). A numerical study of bioinspired nacre-like composite plates under blast loading. Composite Structures, 126, 329-336.
    DOI Scopus44 WoS40
    2015 Nguyen, G., Korsunsky, A., & Belnoue, J. (2015). A nonlocal coupled damage-plasticity model for the analysis of ductile failure. International Journal of Plasticity, 64, 56-75.
    DOI Scopus53 WoS49
    2014 Nguyen, G. (2014). An enriched constitutive modelling framework for localised failure of geomaterials. Obras y proyectos, (15), 33-39.
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    2014 Tengattini, A., Das, A., Nguyen, G., Viggiani, G., Hall, S., & Einav, I. (2014). A thermomechanical constitutive model for cemented granular materials with quantifiable internal variables. Part I - Theory. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 70(1), 281-296.
    DOI Scopus43 WoS37
    2014 Das, A., Tengattini, A., Nguyen, G., Viggiani, G., Hall, S., & Einav, I. (2014). A thermomechanical constitutive model for cemented granular materials with quantifiable internal variables. Part II - validation and localization analysis. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 70(1), 382-405.
    DOI Scopus39 WoS35
    2014 Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2014). Numerical investigation of the impact behaviour of bioinspired nacre-like aluminium composite plates. Composites Science and Technology, 96, 13-22.
    DOI Scopus66 WoS60
    2014 Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2014). A cohesive model with frictional effects on strength and stiffness under transverse compression. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, 649-654.
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    2014 Zhang, C., Yang, Z., Nguyen, G., Jardine, R., & Einav, I. (2014). Theoretical breakage mechanics and experimental assessment of stresses surrounding piles penetrating into dense silica sand. Geotechnique Letters, 4(1), 11-16.
    DOI Scopus28 WoS28
    2014 Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2014). A thermodynamics-based cohesive model for interface debonding and friction. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 51(3-4), 647-659.
    DOI Scopus36 WoS28
    2014 Nguyen, G., Korsunsky, A., & Einav, I. (2014). A constitutive modelling framework featuring two scales of behaviour: fundamentals and applications to quasi-brittle failure. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 115, 221-240.
    DOI Scopus32 WoS23
    2014 Flores-Johnson, E., Shen, L., Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2014). Finite-element modelling of the impact behaviour of aluminium nacre-like composite. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 566, 457-462.
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    2013 Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2013). Crack modelling using the material point method and a strong discontinuity approach. Key Engineering Materials, 525-526, 513-516.
    DOI Scopus1
    2013 Das, A., Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2013). The propagation of compaction bands in porous rocks based on breakage mechanics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(5), 2049-2066.
    DOI Scopus32
    2013 Zhang, C., Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2013). The end-bearing capacity of piles penetrating into crushable soils. Geotechnique, 63(5), 341-354.
    DOI Scopus59
    2012 Nguyen, G., Einav, I., & Korsunsky, A. (2012). How to connect two scales of behaviour in constitutive modelling of geomaterials. Geotechnique Letters, 2(3), 129-134.
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    2012 Nguyen, G., Einav, I., & Guiamatsia, I. (2012). On the partition of fracture energy in constitutive modelling of quasi-brittle materials. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 79, 225-244.
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    2012 Guiamatsia, I., & Nguyen, G. (2012). A generic approach to constitutive modelling of composite delamination under mixed-mode loading conditions. Composites Science and Technology, 72(2), 269-277.
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    2011 Nguyen, G. (2011). A damage model with evolving nonlocal interactions. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48(10), 1544-1559.
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    2011 Das, A., Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2011). Compaction bands due to grain crushing in porous rocks: a theoretical approach based on breakage mechanics. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116(B8), B08203-1-B08203-14.
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    2010 Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2010). A stress-return algorithm for nonlocal constitutive models of softening materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 82(5), 637-670.
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    2010 Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2010). Nonlocal regularisation of a model based on breakage mechanics for granular materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 47(10), 1350-1360.
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    2010 Levy, G., Coon, M., Nguyen, G., & Sulsky, D. (2010). Physically-based data assimilation. Geoscientific Model Development, 3, 669-677.
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    2010 Levy, G., Coon, M., Nguyen, G., & Sulsky, D. (2010). Physically-based data assimilation. Geoscientific Model Development, 3(2), 669-677.
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    2009 Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2009). The energetics of cataclasis based on breakage mechanics. Pure and Applied Geophysics, 166(10-11), 1693-1724.
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    2008 Nguyen, G. (2008). A thermodynamic approach to non-local damage modelling of concrete. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45(7-8), 1918-1934.
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    2008 Nguyen, G., & Houlsby, G. (2008). A coupled damage-plasticity model for concrete based on thermodynamic principles: Part 1: model formulation and parameter identification. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32(4), 353-389.
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    2008 Nguyen, G., & Houlsby, G. (2008). A coupled damage-plasticity model for concrete based on thermodynamic principles: Part II: non-local regularization and numerical implementation. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 32(4), 391-413.
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    2008 Nguyen, G., & Korsunsky, A. (2008). Development of an approach to constitutive modelling of concrete: isotropic damage coupled with plasticity. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 45(20), 5483-5501.
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    2008 Levy, G., Coon, M., Nguyen, G., & Sulsky, D. (2008). Metrics for evaluating linear features. Geophysical Research Letters, 35(21), L21705-1-L21705-4.
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    2007 Einav, I., Houlsby, G. T., & Nguyen, G. D. (2007). Coupled damage and plasticity models derived from energy and dissipation potentials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 44(7-8), 2487-2508.
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    2007 Nguyen, G. D., & Houlsby, G. T. (2007). Non-local damage modelling of concrete: A procedure for the determination of model parameters. International Journal for Numerical and Analytical Methods in Geomechanics, 31(7), 867-891.
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    2007 Belnoue, J. P., Nguyen, G. D., & Korsunsky, A. M. (2007). A one-dimensional nonlocal damage-plasticity model for ductile materials. International Journal of Fracture, 144(1), 53-60.
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    2006 Korsunsky, A. M., Nguyen, G. D., & Kim, K. (2006). The analysis of deformation size effects using multiple gauge length extensometry and the essential work of rupture concept. Materials Science and Engineering A, 423(1-2), 192-198.
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    2006 Nguyen, G. D., & Korsunsky, A. M. (2006). Damage-plasticity modelling of concrete: Calibration of parameters using separation of fracture energy. International Journal of Fracture, 139(2), 325-332.
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    2005 Korsunsky, A. M., Nguyen, G. D., & Houlsby, G. T. (2005). Analysis of essential work of rupture using non-local damage-plasticity modelling. International Journal of Fracture, 135(1-4), L19-L26.
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  • Book Chapters

    Year Citation
    2013 Das, A., Tengattini, A., Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2013). A micromechanics based model for cemented granular materials. In Q. Yang, H. Zheng, J. Zhang, & Y. Yao (Eds.), Constitutive Modeling of Geomaterials (pp. 527-534). Online: Springer.
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    2010 Zhang, C., Nguyen, G., & Einav, I. (2010). Steady state permeability profiles surrounding penetrating piles in crushable granular media. In M. Bolton (Ed.), Geomechanics and geotechnics : from micro to macro (Vol. 2, pp. 789-795). UK: CRC Press.
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    2009 Einav, I., & Nguyen, G. (2009). Micromechanical alternatives to phenomenological hardening plasticity. In D. Kolymbas, & G. Viggiani (Eds.), Mechanics of Natural Solids (pp. 85-104). Online: Springer.
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    2009 Einav, I., & Nguyen, G. (2009). Cataclastic and ultra-cataclastic shear using breakage mechanics. In I. Vardoulakis (Ed.), Meso-scale shear physics in earthquake and landslide mechanics (pp. 77-87). Florida, USA: CRC Press.
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  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2021 Yang, E., Bui, H. H., Nguyen, G. D., Bouazza, A., & De Sterck, H. (2021). High-Resolution Modelling of Axisymmetric Granular Column Collapse Using Parallelized SPH. In Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Vol. 126 (pp. 515-523). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
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    2021 Phan, D. G., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., & Bennett, T. (2021). A Thermodynamics-Based Formulation for Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Behaviour of Unsaturated Soils. In Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering Vol. 125 (pp. 531-538). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.
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    2021 Verma, R. K., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., & Karakus, M. (2021). Effect of Specimen Size on Localization using Digital Image Correlation. In Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering (pp. 397-405). Singapore: Springer.
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    2020 Tran, H. T., Nguyen, N. H. T., Nguyen, G. D., & Bui, H. H. (2020). Meshfree SPH modelling of shrinkage induced cracking in clayey soils. In C. Ha-Minh, D. Van Dao, F. Benboudjema, S. Derrible, D. V. K. Huynh, & A. M. Tang (Eds.), CIGOS 2019, Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geotechnics, Civil Engineering Works and Structures Vol. 54 (pp. 889-894). Singapore: Springer Nature.
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    2020 Bui, H. H., & Nguyen, G. D. (2020). Numerical predictions of post-flow behaviour of granular materials using an improved SPH model. In C. Ha-Ming, D. Van Dao, F. Benboudjema, S. Derrible, D. V. K. Huynh, & A. M. Tang (Eds.), CIGOS 2019, Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geotechnics, Civil Engineering Works and Structures Vol. 54 (pp. 895-900). Singapore: Springer Nature.
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    2020 Le, L. A., Nguyen, G. D., & Bui, H. H. (2020). Predicting onset and orientation of localisation bands using a cohesive-frictional model. In C. Ha-Minh, V. D. Dong, F. Benboudjema, S. Derrible, D. V. K. Huynh, & A. M. Tang (Eds.), CIGOS 2019, Innovation for Sustainable Infrastructure Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Geotechnics, Civil Engineering Works and Structures Vol. 54 (pp. 311-316). Singapore: Springer Nature.
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    2020 Le, L. A., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., Sheikh, A. H., & Kotousov, A. (2020). Localisation and lode-angle dependence of geomaterial behaviour. In C. M. Wang, J. C. M. Ho, & S. Kitipornchai (Eds.), ACMSM25: Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials Vol. 37 (pp. 581-590). Singapore: Springer.
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    2019 Akdag, S., Bruning, T., Karakus, M., & Nguyen, G. (2019). How can accumulated damage lead to a violent rock failure? An innovative experimental study for rockburst. In Proceedings of the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (pp. 1-6). New York City, New York, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
    2019 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G., & Goodchild, D. (2019). A systematic approach to correlate experimental stress and damage measures for hard rock. In Proceedings of the 53rd U.S. Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium (pp. 1-7). New York City, New York, USA: American Rock Mechanics Association.
    2019 Verma, R. K., Fallah Pour, A., Dawidowski, P., Nguyen, G. D., Bui, H. H., Karakus, M., & Taheri, A. (2019). Analysing localisation behaviour of Hawkesbury sandstone using Digital Image Correlation technique. In 13th International Conference on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials (ICM13) (pp. 18-8). online: ICM.
    2018 Nguyen, G., & Bui, H. (2018). The roles and effects of friction in cohesive zone modelling: A thermodynamics-based formulation. In H. -H. Tran-Nguyen, H. Wong, F. Ragueneau, & C. Ha-Minh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Congrès International de Géotechnique - Ouvrages -Structures CIGOS 2017 Vol. 8 (pp. 288-296). Singapore: Springer.
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    2018 Mai, B., Nguyen, G., Pham, C., & Hancock, G. (2018). Failure analysis of a cold-rolled steel tensile specimen using a damage-plasticity model. In H. -H. Tran-Nguyen, H. Wong, F. Ragueneau, & C. Ha-Minh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Congres International de Geotechnique - Ouvrages -Structures Vol. 8 (pp. 131-141). Singapore: Springer.
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    2018 Akdag, S., Karakus, M., Taheri, A., Nguyen, G., & He, M. (2018). Effect of thermal damage on strain burst mechanism of brittle rock using acoustic emission. In V. Litvinenko (Ed.), EUROCK 2018: Geomechanics and Geodynamics of Rock Masses. Proceedings of the 2018 European Rock Mechanics Symposium: vol. 1 Vol. 1 (pp. 581-585). London: Springer.
    2017 Nguyen, N., Bui, H., Kodikara, J., Arooran, S., Nguyen, G., & Jitsangiam, P. (2017). Discrete element modelling of fracture in quasi-brittle materials. In Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016 (pp. 329-336). Netherlands: Taylor & Francis Group.
    2017 Arjomand, E., Bennett, T., & Nguyen, G. (2017). Study of class g well cement behavior under triaxial compression and flexure tests. In Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016 (pp. 933-938). UK: Taylor & Francis.
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    2017 Phan, D., Nguyen, G., & Bui, H. (2017). A constitutive model for size dependent behaviour of soils. In Mechanics of Structures and Materials: Advancements and Challenges - Proceedings of the 24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials, ACMSM24 2016 (pp. 827-834). Netherlands: Taylor & Francis Group.
    2017 Wang, Y., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Ranjith, P. (2017). A mesh-free continuum based computational approach to modelling rock fracture. In M. Vandamme, P. Dangla, J. Pereira, & S. Ghabezloo (Eds.), Poromechanics 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (pp. 2041-2048). Online: American Society of Civil Engineers.
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    2017 Tran, H., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., Kodikara, J., & Sanchez, M. (2017). A continuum based approach to modelling tensile cracks in soils. In M. Vandamme, P. Dangla, J. Pereira, & S. Ghabezloo (Eds.), Poromechanics 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (pp. 337-344). Online: American Society of Civil Engineers.
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    2017 Nguyen, T., Bui, H., Ngo, T., & Nguyen, G. (2017). Discrete element modelling of the mechanical behaviour of a highly porous foamed concrete. In M. Vandamme, P. Dangla, J. Pereira, & S. Ghabezloo (Eds.), Poromechanics 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (pp. 1380-1387). Online: American Society of Civil Engineers.
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    2017 Nguyen, N., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., Arooran, S., & Kodikara, J. (2017). Numerical study of particle size distribution effect on the failure of asphalt mixtures using discrete element method. In M. Vandamme, P. Dangla, J. Pereira, & S. Ghabezloo (Eds.), Poromechanics 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (pp. 1371-1379). Online: American Society of Civil Engineers.
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    2017 Zhao, S., Bui, H., Lemiale, V., & Nguyen, G. (2017). SPH Simulation of Strain Localisation in Geomaterials Using a Visco-Plastic Constitutive Model. In M. Vandamme, P. Dangla, J. Pereira, & S. Ghabezloo (Eds.), Poromechanics 2017 - Proceedings of the 6th Biot Conference on Poromechanics (pp. 1876-1883). Paris, FRANCE: AMER SOC CIVIL ENGINEERS.
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    2017 Zhao, S., Bui, H., Lemiale, V., & Nguyen, G. (2017). Numerical modelling of shear band localisation in biaxial test with Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics method. In 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017 Vol. 2017-November (pp. 1-6). Online: National Committee on Applied Mechanics.
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    2017 Mai, B., Nguyen, G., Pham, C., & Hancock, G. (2017). Determination of essential work of fracture of high strength G450 steel using digital image correlation. In 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017 Vol. 2017-November (pp. 1-8). Online: National Committee on Applied Mechanics.
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    2017 Mukherjee, M., Nguyen, G., Mir, A., Bui, H., Shen, L., El-Zein, A., & Maggi, F. (2017). A single yield surface damage plasticity model incorporating pressure and strain rate dependency. In 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017 Vol. 2017-November (pp. 1-8). Online: National Committee on Applied Mechanics.
    2017 Wang, Y., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Gamage, R. (2017). Numerical simulation of size effect on rock fracture using SPH and a size-dependent constitutive model. In 9th Australasian Congress on Applied Mechanics, ACAM 2017 Vol. 2017-November (pp. 1-7). Online: National Committee on Applied Mechanics.
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    2016 Bruning, T., Karakus, M., Nguyen, G., & Goodchild, D. (2016). Development of a unified yield-failure criterion for the modelling of hard rocks. In International Conference on Geo-mechanics, Geo-energy and Geo-resources. Melbourne.
    2016 Nguyen, C., Nguyen, G., Bui, H., Karakus, M., & Taheri, A. (2016). The smoothed particle hydrodynamics in modelling rock fracture and caving. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Geo-mechanics, Geo-energy and Geo-resources (IC3G 2016) (pp. 55-62). Melbourne, Australia: IC3G Conference.
    2015 Tengattini, A., Andò, E., Nguyen, G., Viggiani, G., & Einav, I. (2015). Double-scale assessment of micro-mechanics based constitutive models for granular materials undergoing mechanical degradation. In K. -T. Chau, & J. Zhao (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Bifurcation and Degradation in Geomaterials Vol. none (pp. 175-180). Switzerland: Springer.
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    2015 Nguyen, C., Bui, H., Nguyen, G., & Nguyen, V. (2015). A conceptual approach to modelling rock fracture using the smoothed particle hydrodynamics and cohesive cracks. In ISRM Regional Symposium, EUROCK 2015 (pp. 913-918). Online: International Society for Rock Mechanics.
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    2015 Vu, V. D., Sheikh, A. H., & Nguyen, G. (2015). A micromechanics based constitutive model for progressive failure of unidirectional composites. In ICCM International Conferences on Composite Materials Vol. 2015-July (pp. 1-12). Online: International Committee on Composite Materials.
    2014 Nguyen, G. D., El-Zein, A., & Bennett, T. (2014). A Conceptual Approach to Two-Scale Constitutive Modelling For Hydro-Mechanical Coupling. In 7th International Congress on Environmental Geotechnics e-book (pp. 870-877). Melbourne: Engineers Australia.
    2014 Nguyen, G., Nguyen, C., & Nguyen, V. (2014). Modelling localisation and spatial scaling of constitutive behaviour: a kinematically enriched continuum approach. In Proceedings of the Asian Pacific Conference on Fracture and Strength (pp. 5 pages). Online: Woodhead.
    2014 Nguyen, G. (2014). An enriched constitutive model for fracture propagation analysis using the material point method. In G. Steven, Q. Li, & Z. Zhang (Eds.), Applied Mechanics and Materials Vol. 553 (pp. 731-736). Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications.
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    2014 Nguyen, G., & Gan, Y. (2014). A multiphase constitutive modeling framework for unsaturated soil behavior. In Unsaturated Soils: Research and Applications - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Unsaturated Soils, UNSAT 2014 Vol. 1 (pp. 335-341). Sydney, Australia: Taylor and Francis - Balkema.
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    2011 Das, A., Nguyen, G. D., & Einav, I. (2011). A theoritical approach to the study of compaction bands in porous rocks. In Computational Plasticity XI - Fundamentals and Applications, COMPLAS XI (pp. 1178-1189).
    2011 Zhang, C., Einav, I., & Nguyen, G. D. (2011). A study of grain crushing around penetrating piles using a micromechanics-based continuum model. In Computational Geomechanics, COMGEO II - Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Geomechanics (pp. 714-720).
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    2009 Belnoue, J., Nguyen, G., & Korsunsky, A. (2009). Crack path predictions in Ni-based superalloy plates using coupled nonlocal damage-plasticity. In Proceedings of Crack Paths (CP 2009) Vicenza, Italy 2009 (pp. 1009-1016). Online: Gruppo Italiano Frattura.
    2009 Belnoue, J., Nguyen, G., & Korsunsky, A. (2009). Consistent tangent stiffness for local-nonlocal damage modelling of metals. In A. Korsunsky, D. Dini, & G. Sih (Eds.), Procedia Engineering Vol. 1 (pp. 177-180). Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier BV.
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    2007 Nguyen, G. D., & Korsunsky, A. M. (2007). A nonlocal coupled damage-plasticity model for concrete. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures - Fracture Mechanics of Concrete and Concrete Structures Vol. 1 (pp. 351-359).
    2007 Belnoue, J., Armitage, P., Nguyen, G., & Korsunsky, A. (2007). Parameter calibration in non-local damage-plasticity modelling of ductile materials. In Computational Plasticity - Fundamentals and Applications, COMPLAS IX (pp. 533-536).
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  • Patents

    Year Citation
    2019 Verma, R. K., Nguyen, G. D., Karakus, M., Golding, S., & Taheri, A. (2019). 2019101006, Snap-Back Indirect Tensile Test. Australia.

Competitive grants

  • 2021-2024: Murat Karakus, Giang D Nguyen, Javen Shi, Cristiana Ciobanu, Ha H. Bui, Abbas Taheri, Chris Chester, A Machine Learning driven flow modelling of fragmented rocks in cave mining, ARC Linkage Project LP200100038, $516K.
  • 2019-2021: Ha H Bui & Giang D Nguyen, Internal soil erosion: from grain-scale insights to large-scale predictions, ARC Discovery Project DP190102779, $325K.
  • 2017-2019: Giang D Nguyen, Ha H Bui, Jose Andrade, Liquefaction of silty soils: micromechanics, modelling and prediction, ARC Discovery Project DP170103793, $277K.
  • 2017-2019: Andrei Kotooussov, Giang D Nguyen, Arcady Dyskin, Elena Pasternak, Phillip Dight, Dr Jie Pan, Dr Ha Bui, Wenhui Duan, Chun Wang, Pier Marzocca, Martin Veidt, Nangallage Fernando, Vinh Dao, Cara MacNish, Stuart Wildy, Bridging time/size scales in strain measurements with advanced DIC facility, ARC LIEF LE170100079, $267K.
  • 2015-2017: Murat Karakus, Giang D Nguyen, Abbas Taheri, David Goodchild, A new damage model for rock burst in hard rocks during deep mining, ARC Linkage Project LP150100539, $184K.
  • 2015-2018: Giang D Nguyen, A kinematically and micromechanically enriched constitutive modelling framework for failure of geomaterials, ARC Future Fellowship FT140100408, $607K.
  • 2014-2016: Luming Shen, Giang D Nguyen, Abbas El-Zein, Federico Maggi, A multi-scale theory of unsaturated porous media under extreme loading, ARC Discovery Project DP140100945, $405K.
  • 2011-2013: Giang D Nguyen & Pierre Rognon, The micro-mechanics of faulting and fluid flow in porous reservoir rocks, ARC Discovery Project DP110102645, $308K.
  • 2010-2012: Giang D Nguyen, A computational approach to fracture of quasi-brittle materials across the scales, ARC Discovery Project DP1093485, $280K.

Internal/Industry grants

  • 2021: Giang D. Nguyen, Tung Tran, Phillip Visintin, Dusan Losic, Murat Karakus, Kevin Farries, John Culton, 3D printed self-sensing cement based materials: development and characterisation, ECMS Seed Funding, $10K.
  • 2019-2020: Murat Karakus, Giang D. Nguyen, Abbas Taheri, Ha H. Bui, Management of coal bursts and pillar burst in deep coal mines, The Australian Coal Industry’s Research Program (ACARP), Project C27020 extension, $123K.
  • 2018-2019: Murat Karakus, Giang D. Nguyen, Abbas Taheri, Ha H. Bui, Management of coal bursts and pillar burst in deep coal mines, The Australian Coal Industry’s Research Program (ACARP), Project C27020, $257K.
  • 2016: Mark Jaksa, An Deng, Murat Karakus, Giang Nguyen, Abbas Taheri, Brendan Scott, Paul Grimshaw, Richard Kelso, Andrei Kotousov, Steven Grainger, Tien-Fu Lu, Will Robertson, 2016 Research Equipment and Infrastructure Round, The University of Adelaide, $145K.
  • 2015: Andrei Kotousov, Benjamin Cazzolato, Zonghan Xie, Erwin Gamboa, Maziar Arjomandi, Hamid Sheikh, Brian Ng, Murat Karakus, Giang D Nguyen, Sarthok Sircar, Anthony Roberts, New Experimental Facility for Temperature, Defect and Stress Managing, 2015 Research Equipment and Infrastructure Round, The University of Adelaide, $50K.
  • 2014: Giang D Nguyen, Andrei Kotousov, Terry Bennett, Mark Jaksa, Phillip Visintin, Abdul (Hamid) Sheikh, An Deng, Abbas Taheri, Mohamed Ali, Brendan Scott, Erwin Gamboa, Reza Ghomashchi, Zonghan Xie, Establishment of a cross-disciplinary facility for experimental analysis of engineering materials and structures with 3D Digital Image Correlation Technique, University of Adelaide, Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences, 2014 Research Support Scheme, $59K.
  • 2013: Giang D Nguyen, Start-up grant, School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering - University of Adelaide, $10K.
  • 2013: Giang D Nguyen, Development of a multi-scale constitutive modelling framework, University of Sydney research support grant, $30K.
  • 2012: Luming Shen, Rachel Gelet, Irene Guiamatsia & Giang D Nguyen, , Civil Engineering Research Development Scheme (CERDS), The University of Sydney, $26K.
  • 2012: Irene Guiamatsia, Yixiang Gan, Rachel Gelet & Giang D Nguyen, A Particle-based Virtual Engineering Laboratory, ICT 'Pebbles' Research Funding, University of Sydney, $50K.
  • 2009: Giang D Nguyen, A nonlocal approach to the modelling of rock fracture, University of Sydney research support grant, $20K.
  • Strength of Materials, 2019-2021, The University of Adelaide, Course Coordinator.
  • Structural Engineering Design, 2014, The University of Adelaide, Course Coordinator & Lecturer in charge of steel design lectures.
  • Strength of Materials, 2014, The University of Adelaide, Course Coordinator.
  • Structural Engineering Design, 2013, The University of Adelaide, Lecturer in charge of steel design lectures.
  • CIVL 3411 Geotechnical Engineering, 2012, The University of Sydney, Course Coordinator.
  • CIVL 3411 Geotechnical Engineering, 2011, The University of Sydney, Assistant Lecturer.
  • Introduction to the Finite Element Method, 2001, Open University (HoChiMinh city, Vietnam), Visiting Lecturer.
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Co-Supervisor Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Strength Improvement of Fractured Rocks by Polyurethane [PU] Resin/Cement Grouting Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Luong Tuan Anh Doan
    2020 Principal Supervisor Analysis of permeability evolution due to compaction localisation in porous reservoir rocks Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Thanh Nhan Nguyen
    2020 Co-Supervisor In-situ Stress Measurement using Deformation Rate Analysis and Acoustic Emission to Manage Coal Bursts Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Zulfiqar Ali
    2018 Co-Supervisor Damage Plasticity for Cool Burst By Numerical and Experimental Analyses Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ugur Alkan
    2015 Co-Supervisor Constitutive Modelling of Tyre-Derived Cement Composites Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Chengjun Yu
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2018 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Development of New Structural Systems Using Novel and Eco-Efficient Construction Materials Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Ali Fallah Pour
    2017 - 2021 Principal Supervisor A thermodynamic approach to modelling pre- and post-localisation behaviour of partially saturated soils for failure analysis using the Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Gia Dat Phan
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor The Performance of Fully Grouted Rock Bolts Subjected to Combined Pull and Shear Loads Under Constant Normal Stiffness Condition Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Mahdi Saadat
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Experimental investigation of damage evolution during strain burst in brittle rocks for deep mines Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Selahattin Akdag
    2016 - 2020 Principal Supervisor A Combined Theoretical-Experimental-Numerical Approach to Characterization and Modelling of Rock Fracture and Rock Burst Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Rupesh Kumar Verma
    2015 - 2019 Principal Supervisor A Mechanism-based Approach to Constitutive Modelling of Quasi-Brittle Geomaterials with and without Fibre Reinforcement Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Linh Anh Le
    2015 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Effect of 3D Stress States at Crack Front on Deformation, Fracture and Fatigue Phenomena Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Zhuang He
    2014 - 2018 Co-Supervisor A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Damage Process in Hard Rock with Application to Rockburst Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Thomas Daniel Bruning
    2014 - 2018 Co-Supervisor Cement Sheath Integrity Assessments Subject to Pressure and Temperature Variations Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Elaheh Arjomand
    2014 - 2017 Principal Supervisor A Thermodynamic Approach to Modelling Brittle-Ductile and Localised Failure of Rocks Using Damage Mechanics and Plasticity Theory Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Arash Mir
    2014 - 2018 Co-Supervisor A Kinematically Enhanced Constitutive Model for Progressive Damage Analysis of Unidirectional Fiber Reinforced Composites Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Van Duc Vu
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2011 - 2015 Co-Supervisor A micro-mechanical study of cemented granular materials The University of Sydney PhD Doctorate Full Time Alessandro Tengattini
    2009 - 2013 Principal Supervisor A theoretical study of grain crushing induced compaction localization in porous sandstones The University of Sydney PhD Doctorate Full Time Arghya Das
    2008 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Breakage mechanics in large granular flow problems The University of Sydney PhD Doctorate Full Time Chunshun Zhang
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  • Editorial Boards

    Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Editor Materials and Design
    2015 - 2015 Associate Editor Materials and Design
  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 83132259
  • Email: g.nguyen@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8313 4359
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Engineering North, floor 1
  • Room: 1 55a
  • Org Unit: School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

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