Ms Ashani Ranathunga

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 55577
Office: Room G25, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Geosequestration of carbon dioxide in deep unmineable coal beds, Enhanced coal bed methane recovery (ECBM)

 





Mr. Decheng Zhang

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 50538
Office: Room 111, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Shale gas fracturing, Hydraulic fracturing

 





Miss Nadeesha Ukwattage

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 50538
Office: Room 111, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Climate change, Carbon sequestration, Soil fertility.

 





Mr. Ayal Wanniarachchi

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 9905 5581
Office: Room G23, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Extraction of shale gas from deep and tight geological formations, foam based fluid fracturing.

 





Mr. Chengpeng Zhang

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 50538
Office: Room 111, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Shale gas extraction, non-viscous fluid fracturing.

 





Mr. Yanlong Zheng

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 24356
Office: Room 111a, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Hard rock breaking mechanism, Prediction of TBM performance in changing grounds.

 





Mr. Mohammed Faizal

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 9905 8901
Office: Room 117, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Thermal behaviour of energy piles, Geothermal Energy Conversion.

 





Ms. Shi Shao

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 50538
Office: Room 111, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Study of coupled thermo-hydro-mechanical (THM) behaviour of rock related to Geothermal Industry.

 





Mr. Ka Yu

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 9905 5549
Office: Room G22, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:


 





Mr. Md Rouf

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 9905 4968
Office: Room 146, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
I am interested in Geo-technical and Geo-environmental Research. My present research interest includes gas, solute and heat transport through porous media like soil,GCL etc.

 





Mr. Dilanth De Silva

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 58064
Office: Room 111a, Building 69, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Geosequestration of Carbondioxide in deep saline aquifers, Hydrogeology, Aqueous Geo-chemistry

 





Mr. Nikhil Sirdesai

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +91-9594972974
Office: IITB-Monash Academy
Research Interests:
Effect of heat on the geo-mechnical properties of rocks, Underground Coal Gasification (UCG), Rock Mechanics

 





Mr. Bankim Chandra Mahanta

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +91 9167768410
Office: IITB- Monash Research Academy
Research Interests:
Investigation of fundamental mechanism on rock fracture by nanomechanics based modelling techniques

 





Mr. Dinesh Panneerselvam

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +91 8879048344
Office: IITB-Monash Academy
Research Interests:
Ground Water Flow and Transport  Modeling, Flow and Pollutant Transport Modeling through Fractured porous media.

 





Mr. Xiaogang Zhang

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 58901
Office: Room 117, Buidling 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Enhanced Coal Bed Methane Recovery (ECBM), Waterless stimulation methods.

 





Mr. Yunlong Tang

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 55579
Office: Room 106, Building 33, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Proppant degradation mechanisms and associated influencing factors during hydraulic fracturing process

 





Ms. Pabasara Wanniarachchi

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 55577
Office: Room G25, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Heat extraction from hot dry rocks, Hydraulic fracturing, Geothermal energy.

 





Mr. Radhika De Silva

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 9905 5549
Office: Room G22, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Rock fragmentation, deep Insitu leaching.

 





Mr. Guanglei Zhang

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 58901
Office: Room 117, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Coupled Process Modeling of CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery

 





Mr. K.M. Adheesha Shashibhanu Bandara

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 4 016 54046
Office: Room 110, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Investigation of the proppant embedment mechanism in reservoir rocks

 





Ms. B.L. Avanthi Isaka 

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 4 209 41036
Office: Room 110, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Theoretical and Numerical Simulations of Flow Performance of an Enhanced Geothermal Reservoir

  





Mr. Anup Kumar Shahii

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +91-7738783413
Office: IITB-Monash Academy
Research Interests:
Study of Gas Hydrate using Effective Medium Theory and Rock Physics Modelling, Subsurface Geophysical Imaging.

  





Mr. Zhaoyang Ma

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 4242 66876
Office: Room 117, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Geothermal Energy Exploration, Waterless Fracturing Technology.

  





Ms. Dinesha Jayasekara

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 466062792
Office: Room G25, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
CO2 Geosequestration and long-term stability of caprock.

  





Mr. Lie Kong

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 469838508
Office: Room 125, Building 69, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Mechanism of rock damage evolution, Enhanced geothermal system.

  





Mr. Yuqi Song

Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 420 833 109
Office: Room 126, Building 69, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Experimental study and discrete element numerical simulation of sand production.

 

Visiting PhD Students

 





Mr. Yi Li

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 451016855
Office: Room 111A, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Geosequestration of carbon dioxide in deep saline aquifers, core flooding experiments.

 





Mr. Zongqing Zhou

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 3 990 50538
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Mechanical mechanism, numerical simulation and risk assessment of water inrush in rock tunnels

 





Mr. Peng Liu

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 450233012
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Hydraulic fracture propagation pattern in heterogeneous formation, preferential flow in porous media

 





Mr. Qiao Lyu

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +86 15172476669
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Jet flow, rock mechanics, shale gas exploitation

 





Mr. Pingsheng Wang

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 452591109
Office: Room 111, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Strata-structure interaction, Frozen ground mechanics

 





Mr. Nan Jiang

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 426280622
Office: Room 111, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Rock fracture, Rock mechanics

 





Mr. Milind Patil

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 414295892
Office: Room 111a, Building 31, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Tunneling and underground structures in soft soil, Numerical modeling, Earthquake geotechnical engineering, Computational geomechanics.

 





Mr. Jianjian Zhao

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 415061786
Office: Room 106, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Engineering rock mechanics, fracture propagation of rock under dynamic load.

 





Mr. Yi Xue

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 410892965
Office: Room 106, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Engineering rock mechanics, Coupled analysis of flow, stress and damage in rock failure.

 





Mr. Zhentao Li

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 426290909
Office: Room 106, Building 60, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
Pore-fracture system characterization; gas adsorption-diffusion in coals; gas flow.

 





Mr. Beining Zhang

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +86 15135157205
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
CO2 sequestration in coal beds, enhanced coalbed methane recovery. 

 





Mr. Jiang Xu

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 4 3124 4986
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
CO2 anchorage foundation, seepage of deep excavation, monitoring of deep excavation.

 





Mr. Chengkai Fan

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 422 274 832
Office: Room 106, Building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
CO2 geological storage, fiber optic monitoring technology applied to fluid percolation and rock deformation.

 





Mr. Zhenlong Song

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: +61 0481 736 023
Office: Room 106, building 36, Clayton Campus
Research Interests:
CO2 Rock mechanics, Rock seepage.

 





Mr. Miao Chen

Visiting Postgraduate Student
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Phone: 86-18852146979
Office: State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics & Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology
Research Interests:
CO2 Deep underground engineering and reinforcement technique, Experiment and DEM simulation of fracture evolution of rock containing flaws.