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Dr. Peng Wang
Current Position: Assistant Professor at Chinese Academy of Sciences
PhD Thesis: Material Efficiency on Critical Engineering Materials

Dr. Georg Bienert
Current Position:
PhD Thesis: Partial shipment for supply chain management

Dr. Rasel Mahmud
Current Position: Thermal Engineer at Minus 40
PhD Thesis: Exergy Analysis and Energy Rating of Factories

Dr. Wei-Hua Chen
Current Position: Manufacturing Engineer at Daikin Australia
PhD Thesis: Towards a generic and robust system for the robotic disassembly of end-of-life electronics

Dr. Smaeil Mousavi
Current Position: Master Scheduler, ITNewcom
PhD Thesis: Energy and utility flow modelling in manufacturing systems

Dr. Wei Lau
Current Position: Engineer, RESMED Australia
PhD Thesis:Heat and Mass Transfer Simulation of a Steam Sterilisation Process in an Industrial Autoclave

Dr. Samira Alvandi
Current Position: Lecturer at Aisa Pacific International College
PhD Thesis: : Economic and Environmental Evaluation of Multi-Product Manufacturing Systems

Dr. Pouya Karahrodi
Current Position: Optimisation Engineer at Grosvenor Engineering Group
PhD Thesis: Optimal CHP System Configuration and Real-time Operations Management in Manufacturing Industry (2015)

Dr. Bernard Kornfeld
Current Position: Chief Scientist at Rayven IoT
PhD Thesis: Dynamic Optimisation of Enterprise Value Streams (2015)

Dr. Seung Jin Kim
Current Position: Project Engineer, SUEZ Australia
PhD Thesis: Economic and environmental evaluation of Product Life Cycle Design (2014)

Dr. Kanda Boonsothonsatit
Current Position: Lecturer at KMUTT, Thailand
PhD Thesis: Development of environmentally sustainable supply chain networks (2014)

Dr. Supachai Vongbunyong
Current Position: Lecturer, KMUTT, Thailand
PhD Thesis: Applications of Cognitive Robotics in Disassembly of Products (2013)

Rachata Khumboon
Current Position: Head of Department of Logistics and supply chain management, Faculty of Business Administration, Dhurakijpundit University, Bangkok, Thailand
PhD Thesis: A Decision Making Model for Employing Product Service System in Industry (2012)

Wen Li
Current Position:Senior lecturer, University of Melbourne
PhD Thesis: Energy and Eco-efficiency of Material Removal Processes (2012)

Scott Ibbotson
Current Position:Senior Design Engineer, Cochlear
Master Thesis: Clustering of Industrial Products for Reuse (2006)

Pornwan Pornprasitpol
Current Position: PhD Student at UTS, Sydney, Australia
Master Thesis: Selective Disassembly for Reuse of Industrial Products (2006)

Pornwan Pornprasitpol
Suphunnika Ibbotson (Manmek)
Current Position: Life Cycle Assessment Advisor, Mirvac
PhD Thesis: Economic Evaluation: Environmental Impact of Industrial Products (2007)

Suphunnika Manmek
Fatida Rugrungruang
Current Position: Facility Compliance and Sustainability Leader at RESMED, Australia
PhD Thesis: Lifetime Monitoring of Appliances for Reuse: A Simulation Approach (2008)

Albert Choi
Muhammad Ilyas Mazhar
Current Position: Lecturer at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University
PhD Thesis: Lifetime Monitoring of Appliances for Reuse (2006)

Muhammed Ilyas Mazhar
Maria Anityasari
Current Position: Head of International Office, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember
PhD Thesis: Reuse or Recycling of Industrial Products - A Technical & Economic Model for Decision Support (2008)

Maria Anityasari
Jessica Hanafi
Current Position: Lecturer at Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Pelita Harapan
PhD Thesis: Modelling of Product Collection Networks: Reverse Logistics (2008)

Jessica Hanafi
Andrew Aschner
PhD Thesis: Planning for sustainability through cleaner production (2004)

Andrew Aschner
Mingbo Sun
Current Position: Lecturer at School of Management Engineering, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, China
PhD Thesis: Environmental Assessment of Industrial Products (2004)

Migbo Sun
Albert K. C. Choi
Current Position: Senior Teaching Fellow at Department of Industrial and Systems and Engineering,The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
PhD Thesis: Waste Impact Assessment of Manufacturing Processes for Product Design Evaluations (2000)

Albert Choi
Virginia Jose Soriano
Current Position: Associate Professor at Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, UP Diliman
PhD Thesis: Environmentally Sound Production Systems (2000)



Current group members

Past Visiting Researchers and Exchange Students

Alex Kaluza Exchange JGARG Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
Julian Siegmund Exchange
JGARG Oct 2013 – Mar 2014
Andreas Genest Exchange
JGARG Apr 2013 –Apr 2014
Timo Schudeleit Researcher
JGARG Apr 2013 - Oct 2013
Herr Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Malte Schönemann Researcher
JGARG 2013
Christopher Schmidt Exchange
JGARG 2013
Tilmar Ackermann Exchange
JGARG 2013
Jan Sneessens Exchange
JGARG 2013
Marius Winter Researcher
JGARG 2013
Georg Biene Researcher
JGARG Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
Alexander Paeplow Researcher
JGARG Apr 2012 - Oct 2012
Dr. Wataru Machida Researcher
JGARG Jun 2011 - Jun 2012

Meike Baudis Researcher
JGARG Oct 2011 - Mar 2012
Annika Malewski Researcher
JGARG Sep 2011 - Mar 2012
Gerrit Bogdanski Researcher
JGARG Oct - Nov 2010
Jan Beier Researcher
JGARG Sept 10 – Mar 2011
Andre Zein Researcher
JGARG Jul – Aug 2010
Felice Porrello Student
Politecnico di Milano Aug – Nov 2010
Gesa Rolink Researcher JGARG Mar – Sept 2010
Martin Vogel Researcher JGARG Mar – Sept 2010
A/Prof Peggy Zwolinski Researcher Joseph Fourier University 2010

Past BE Thesis students

Brandon Chan BE UNSW water footprint assessment >> email
Nicola Karcz  BE Recycling of lithium-ion batteries for electric car >>email
Kris Harrison BE Energy and water efficiency in Baxter Australia >> email
Alexandra Dandie  BE Energy metering and monitoring in Baxter Australia >> email
Jason Chan BE SMART grid applications in Baxter Australia >> email
Kai Cen BE Development of a model to estimate the minimum thermal energy required in manufacturing processes >> email
Nicholas Cassim  BE Efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability >> email
Yvonne Buchhorn BE Value stream mapping and carbon footprint analysis of ALCOA Rolled Products Australia >> email
Farhan Qureshi BE Energy Efficiency of Injection Moulding Process >> email
Jefferson Weber ME Development of an energy and water flow model in Baxter Australia >> email


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