Department of Civil Engineering

# Xiao Zhao

- Email:
- Zhao.Xiao.Ling@monash.edu
- Phone:
- +61 3 990 54972
- Office:
- Room 118, Building , Clayton Campus
- Qualification:
- BE, ME, PhD, EMBA, DEng, FIEAust., FASCE, FIIFC

**Appointment History:**

- Head of Department of Civil Engineering, Monash University, 2008-2011. (http://50years.eng.monash.edu.au/departments/civil/heads-civil/xiao-ling-zhao.html)

- Chair of Civil Engineering, Monash University, from November 2001.

- Senior Lecturer, Monash University, January 1998 to October 2001.

- Lecturer, Monash University, January 1996 to December 1997.

- Assistant Lecturer, Monash University, December 1994 to December 1995.

- ARC Research Associate, The University of Sydney, October 1992 to December 1994.

**Awards and Honours:**

- 2015 Member, ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) Research Evaluation Committee for Engineering and Environmental Sciences Cluster

- 2013 IIW (International Institute of Welding) Thomas Medal

- 2013 The Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellow,Imperial College, London, UK

- 2013 Swiss National Science Foundation Visiting Professor, EMPA, Switzerland

- 2012 Doctor of Engineering, The University of Sydney, Australia.

- 2011 National 1000-talent Chair Professor, Tsinghua University, China.

- 2008 Vice-Chancellors Award for Excellence in Research - Postgraduate Supervision (Special Commendation), Monash University, Australia.

- 2007 ChangJiang Professor, TongJi University, China.

- 2006 Vice-Chancellors Award for Excellence in Research - Postgraduate Supervision (Special Commendation), Monash University, Australia.

- 2005 H.K. Cheng Structural Engineering Fellowship, Hong Kong.

- 2005 Visiting Professorship, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.

- 2001 JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Invitation Fellowship (long-term).

- 1998 Adjunct Professor, Harbin University of Civil Engineering & Architecture, P.R.China.

- 1997 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Germany.

- 1995 Engineering Excellence Award, The Institution of Engineers, Australia, Sydney Division.

**Research Grants:**

- Over $11.5 million, including 10 ARC (Australian Research Council) Large/Discovery Grants, 7 ARC Linkage Grants, two ARC Linkage Infrastructure Grants, two ARC Linkage International Awards Grants, one Monash University SMURF2 grant for existing research strength and 3 CIDECT funds.

### Teaching Commitments:

- CIV2225 Steel and Timber Structures
- CIV3221: Building Structures and Technology

### Publications:

**Books**- 1. Zhao, X.L.(2013), FRP Strengthened Metallic Structures, Taylor & Francis, UK
- 2. Zhao, X.L., Han, L.H. and Lu, H. (2010), Concrete Filled Tubular Members and Connections, Taylor & Francis, UK
- 3. Wardenier, J., Packer, J.A. and Zhao, X.L. and van der Vegte, G.J. (2010), Hollow Sections in Structural Applications, Bouwen met Staal, The Netherlands
- 4. Wardenier, J. Kurobane, Y., Packer, J.A., van der Vegte, G.J. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Design guide for circular hollow section (CHS) joints under predominantly static loading, CIDECT Design Guide No. 1, 2nd Edition, CIDECT, Geneva, Switzerland
- 5. Packer, J.A., Wardenier, J., Zhao, X.L., van der Vegte, G.J. and Kurobane, Y. (2009), Design guide for rectangular hollow section (RHS) joints under predominantly static loading, CIDECT Design Guide No. 3, 2nd Edition, CIDECT, Geneva, Switzerland
- 6. Zhao, X.L, Wilkinson, T. and Hancock, G.J. (2005), Cold-Formed Tubular Members and Connections, Elsevier Science Pty Ltd, Oxford, UK, available in English and Chinese.
- 7. Zhao, X.L., Herion, S., Packer, J.A., Puthli, R.S., Sedlacek, G., Weynand, K., Wardenier, J., Wingerde, A. van and Yeomans, N. (2001), Design Guide for Circular and Rectangular Hollow Section Joints under Fatigue Loading, Verlag TUV Rheinland GmbH, Cologne, Germany, available in English, French, German and Spanish.
- 8. Zhao, X. L. and Packer, J.A. (2000), IIW Recommended Fatigue Design Procedure for Welded Hollow Section Joints, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK
**Special Issues in International Journals**- 1. Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R., Bai, Y. and Smith, S.T. (2014), Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, Vol.17, Number 12, Multi-Science Publishing Company
- 2. Zhao, X.L. (2012), International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol.12, Number 1, World Scientific Publishing Company
- 3. Zhao, X.L.(2009), Thin-Walled Structures, Vol.47, Number 10, Elsevier Science Ltd
- 4. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Thin-Walled Structures, Vol.40, Number 2, Elsevier Science Ltd
- 5. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol.44, Number 6, Elsevier Science Ltd
- 6. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), International Journal of Impact Engineering, Vol.27, Number 9, Elsevier Science Ltd
**Peer-Reviewed Journal Papers**- 1. Jiao, H., Zhao, X.L. and Lau, A. (2015), Hardness and Compressive Capacity of Longitudinally Welded Very High Strength Steel Tubes, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, accepted on 12 September 2015
- 2. Song, Q.Y., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2015), Post-earthquake fire behaviour of welded steel I-beam to hollow column connections: An experimental investigation, Thin-Walled Structures, accepted for publication on 25 March 2015.
- 3. Wang, R., Han, L.H., Zhao, X.L. and Rasmussen, K.J.R. (2015), Experimental behavior of concrete filled double steel tubular (CFDST) members under low velocity drop weight impact, Thin-Walled Structures, 97(2015), 279-295.
- 4. Korayem, A.H., Barati, M., Chen, S.J., Simon, G., Zhao, X.L. and Duan, W.H. (2015), Optimizing the degree of carbon nanotube dispersion in a solvent for producing reinforced epoxy matrices, Powder Technology, volume 284, issue , year 2015, pp. 541 550
- 5. Cheng B, Qian Q, Zhao XL. Stress concentration factors and fatigue behavior of square bird-beak SHS T-joints under out-of-plane bending. Engineering Structures 2015; 99: 677-684
- 6. Zhang, F.R., Wu, C.Q., Li, Z.X. and Zhao, X.L. (2015), Residual axial capacity of CFDST columns infilled with UHPFRC after close-range blast loading, Thin-Walled Structures, 96(2015), 314-327.
- 7. Azhari, F., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Hutchinson, C. (2015), Mechanical properties of ultra-high strength (Grade 1200) steel tubes under cooling phase of a fire: An experimental investigation, Construction & Building Materials, 93(2015), 841-850.
- 8. Korayem, A.K., Liu, Y.M., Zhao, X.L. and Duan, W.H. (2015), Bond Characterization of Steel-CFRP with Carbon Nanotube Modified Epoxy Adhesive via Pull-off Tests, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 8 (2015) 1540027, DOI: 10.1142/S0219455415400271
- 9. Hou, C., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. Behaviour of Circular Concrete Filled Double Skin Tubes Subjected to Local Bearing, Force, Thin-Walled Structures, 93(2015), 36-53.
- 10. Cheng, B., Qian, Q. and Zhao, X.L. (2015), Numerical investigation on stress concentration factors of square bird-beak SHS T-joints subject to axial forces, Thin-Walled Structures, 94(2015), 435-445.
- 11. Sinaie, S., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Sanjayan, J. (2015), Effect of size on the response of cylindrical concrete samples under cyclic loading, Construction & Building Materials, 84(2015), 399-408.
- 12. Borrie, D., Liu, H.B., Zhao, X.L., Raman Singh R.K. and Bai, Y. (2015), Bond durability of fatigued CFRP-steel double-lap joints pre-exposed to marine environment, Composite Structures, 131 (2015), 799809.
- 13. Zhang, F.R., Wu, C.Q., Zhao, X.L., Li, Z.X., Heidarpour, A. and Wang, H.W. Numerical modelling of concrete-filled double skin steel tubular/square columns under blast loading, Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)CF.1943-5509.0000749 , B4015002.
- 14. Nassirnia, M., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L and Minkkinen, J. (2015), Innovative Hollow Corrugated Columns: A Fundamental Study, Engineering Structures, 94(2015), 43-53.
- 15. Shi, X.S., Wang, Q.Y., Zhao, X.L. and Collins, F.G. (2015), Structural behaviour of geopolymetric recycled concrete filled steel tubular columns under axial loading, Construction and Building Materials, 81(2015), 187-197
- 16. Song, Q.Y., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2015), Performance of double-angle bolted steel I-beam to hollow square column connections under static and cyclic loading, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 16, Paper 1450098, DOI: 10.1142/S0219455414500989.
- 17. Wu, C., Bai, Y. and Zhao, X.L. (2015), Improved bearing capacities of pultruded glass fibre reinforced polymer square hollow sections strengthened by thin-walled steel or CFRP, Thin-Walled Structures, 89, 67-75.
- 18. Tong, L.W., Xu, G.W., Liu, Y.Q., Yan D.Q. and Zhao, X.L. (2015), Finite element analysis and formulae for stress concentration factors of diamond bird-beak SHS T-joints, Thin-Walled Structures, 86, 108-120.
- 19. Chan, T.M, Zhao, X.L. and Young, B. (2015), Cross-section classification for cold-formed/built-up high-strength carbon and stainless steel tubes under compression, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 106, 289295.
- 20. Li, W., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2015), Behavior of CFDST stub columns under preload, sustained load and chloride corrosion, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 107, 12-23.
- 21. Javidan, F., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Minkkinen, J. (2015), Performance of innovative fabricated long hollow columns under axial compression, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 106, 99-109.
- 22. Mirmomeni, M., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L., Hutchinson, C., Packer, J.A. and Wu, C.Q. (2014), Mechanical properties of partially damaged structural steel induced by high strain rate loading at elevated temperatures - An experimental investigation, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 76, 178-188.
- 23. Sinaie, S., Heidarpour, A. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), A multi-objective optimization approach to the parameter determination of constitutive plasticity models for the simulation of multi-phase load histories, Computers & Structures, 138, 112-132.
- 24. Sadiq, H.A., Wong, M.B., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Heat transfer model for a cementitious-based insulation with moisture, Fire and Materials, 38(5), 550-558.
- 25. Sadiq, H.A., Wong, M.B., Al-Mahaidi, R., Zhao, X. (2014), Modeling of heat transfer in gas-filled furnace for steel members, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 140(2), 1-8.
- 26. Gu, M., Tong, L.W., Zhao, X.L. and Zhang, Y.F. (2014), Numerical analysis of fatigue behavior of welded CFCHS T-joints, Advanced Steel Construction An International Journal, 10(4), 476-497.
- 27. Bai, Y., Nguyen, T.C., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2014), Enhancement of steel/CFRP adhesively-bonded joints at elevated temperatures through curing, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 15(4), 367-376.
- 28. Zhao, X.L., Li, W. and Stanbrook, J. (2014), A framework to integrate performance based design and life cycle assessment for designing sustainable structures, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 17(4), 461-470.
- 29. Chen, S.J., Zou, B., Collins, F., Zhao, X.L., Majumber, M. and Duan, W.H. (2014), Predicting the influence of ultrasonication energy on the reinforcing efficiency of carbon nanotubes Carbon, 77, 1-10.
- 30. Zhao, X.L., Heidarpour, A. and Gardner, L. Recent developments in high-strength and stainless steel tubular members and connections, Steel Construction, 2014, 7(2), DOI: 10.1002/stco.201410019
- 31. Korayem, A.H., Barati, M., Simon, G., Williams, T., Zhao, X.L., Stroeve, P. and Duan, W.H. (2014), Transition and stability of copolymer adsorption morphologies on surface of carbon nanotubes and implications on their dispersion, Langmuir, 30(33), 10035-10042, DOI: 10.1021/la502245s.
- 32. Song, Q.Y., Heidarpour, A., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2014), Performance of unstiffened welded steel I-beam to hollow tubular column connections under seismic loading, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 15(1), Article Number: 1450033
- 33. Sinaie, S., Heidarpour, A. and Zhao, XL. (2014), Stress-strain-temperature relation for cyclically-damaged structural mild steel, Engineering Structures, 77(2014), 84-94.
- 34. Jiao, H., Phan, H.B. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Fatigue Behaviour of Steel Elements Strengthened with Stand CFRP Sheets, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 17(12), 1719-1727.
- 35. Yu, Q.Q., Zhao, X.L., Xiao, Z.G., Chen, T. and Gu, X.L. (2014), Evaluation of stress intensity factor for CFRP bonded steel plates Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 17(12), 1729-1746.
- 36. Borrie, D., Raman Singh R.K., Zhao, X.L. and Adnan, N. (2014), Quantifying corrosion between carbon fibre reinforced polymers (CFRP) and steel caused by high temperature marine environments, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 17(12), 1761-1770.
- 37. Yu, Q.Q., Chen, T., Gu, X.L., Zhao, X.L. and Xiao, Z.G. (2014), Boundary element analysis of fatigue crack growth for CFRP-strengthened steel plates with longitudinal weld attachments, Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000505 , 19( 2), Article Number: 04014044
- 38. Cheng, B., Qian, Q. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Tests to Determine Stress Concentration Factors for Square Bird-Beak SHS Joints under Chord and Brace Axial Forces, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 140(11), 04014088.
- 39. Yu, Q.Q, Zhao, X.L., Chen, T., Gu, X.L and Xiao, Z.G. (2014), Crack propagation prediction of CFRP retrofitted steel plates with different degrees of damage using BEM, Thin-Walled Structures, 82(2014), 145-158.
- 40. Feng, P., Hu, L.L., Zhao, X.L., Cheng, L. and Xu, S.H. (2014), Study on thermal effects on fatigue behavior of cracked steel plates strengthened by CFRP sheets, Thin-Walled Structures, 82(2014), 311-320.
- 41. Liu, H.B., Zhao, X.L., Bai, Y., Singh Raman, R.K., Rizkalla, S. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2014), The effect of elevated temperatures on the bond between high modulus CFRP sheet and steel, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 15(4), 355-366.
- 42. Chen, W., Ye, J.H., Bai, Y. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Thermal and mechanical modelling of load bearing cold-formed steel wall systems in fire, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 140(8), 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0000862 , A4013002
- 43. Bai, Y., Nguyen, T.C., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2014), Environment-assisted degradation of bond between steel and carbon fiber reinforced polymer: a review, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 26(9), doi:10.1061/ (ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0000951.
- 44. Yu, Q.Q, Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R., Xiao, Z.G., Chen, T. and Gu, X.L. (2014), Tests on cracked steel plates with different damage levels strengthened by CFRP laminates, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 14(6), 1450018, DOI: 10.1142/S0219455414500187
- 45. Zhao, X.L., Bai, Y., Al-Mahaidi, R., Rizkalla, S. (2014), Effect of dynamic loading and environmental conditions on the bond between CFRP and steel: State-of-the-art review, Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 18(3), pp.1-11, DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)CC.1943-5614.0000419
- 46. Wang, R., Han, L.H., Nie, J.G. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Flexural performance of rectangular CFST members, Thin-Walled Structures, 79(2014), 154-165.
- 47. Korayem, A.H., Reza Baeati, M., Simon, G.P., Zhao, X.L. and Duan, W.H (2014), Reinforcing brittle and ductile epoxy matrices using carbon nanotubes masterbatch, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 61(2014), June, 126-133.
- 48. Cholake, S.T., Mada, M.R., Singh Raman, R.K., Bai, Y., Zhao, X.L., Rizkalla, S. and Bandyopadhyay, S. (2014), Quantitative Analysis of Curing Mechanisms of Epoxy Resin by Mid- and Near-Fourier Transform Infra Red Spectroscopy, Defence Science Journal, Vol. 64, No. 3, May 2014, pp. 314-321, DOI : 10.14429/dsj.64.7326
- 49. Chen, T., Zhao, X.L., Gu, X.L. and Xiao, Z.G. (2014), Numerical analysis on fatigue crack growth life of non-load-carrying cruciform welded joints repaired with FRP materials, Composites Part B, 56(2014), 171-177.
- 50. Heidarpour, A., Tofts, N.S., Korayem, A.H., Zhao, X.L. and Hutchinson, C.R. (2014), Mechanical Properties of Very High Strength Steel at Elevated Temperatures, Fire Safety Journal, 64(2014), Feb., 27-35
- 51. Tong, L.W., Fu, Y.G., Liu, Y.Q. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Stress Concentration Factors of Diamond Bird-Beak SHS T-joints under Brace Loading, Thin-Walled Structures, 74(2014), 201212
- 52. Satasivam, S, Bai, Y., and Zhao X.L. (2014), Adhesively bonded modular GFRP web-flange sandwich for building floor construction. Composite Structures, 111(2014), 381-392.
- 53. Hou, C., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2014), Concrete-filled circular steel tubes subjected to local bearing force: finite element analysis, Thin-Walled Structures, 77(2014), 109-119.
- 54. Sinaie, S., Heidarpour, A. and Zhao, XL. (2014), Mechanical properties of cyclically-damaged structural mild-steel at elevated temperatures, Construction and Building Materials, 52(2014), 465-472.
- 55. Han, L.H., Hou, C.C., Zhao, X.L. and Rasmussen, K.J.R. (2014), Behaviour of high-strength concrete filled steel tubes under transverse impact loading, Journal of Constructional Steel Research 92 (2014), pp. 2539.
- 56. Heidarpour, A., Cevro, S., Song, QY, and Zhao, XL. (2014), Behaviour of stub columns utilising mild-steel plates and VHS tubes under fire, Journal of Constructional Steel Research , 95(2014), 220-229.
- 57. Heidarpour, A., Cevro, S., Song, Q.Y. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Behaviour of innovative stub columns utilising mild-steel plates and stainless steel tubes at ambient and elevated temperatures, Engineering Structures, 57(2013), 416-427.
- 58. Luo, F., He, L., Pan, Z., Duan, W., Zhao, X.L., Collins, F.G. (2013), Effect of very fine particles on workability and strength of concrete made with dune sand, Construction and Building Materials, 47, 131-137.
- 59. Chen, W., Ye, J.H., Bai, Y. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Improved fire resistant performance of load bearing cold-formed steel interior and exterior wall systems, Thin-Walled Structures, 73(2013), 145-157.
- 60. Huang, H., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Investigation on concrete filled double skin steel tubes (CFDST) under pure torsion, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 90(2013), 221-234.
- 61. An, Y.F., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Experimental behaviour of box concrete-encased CFST eccentrically-loaded column, Concrete Magazine of Concrete Research, 65(20), 1219-1235.
- 62. Fernando, D., Teng, J.G., Yu, T. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Preparation and characterization of steel surfaces for adhesive bonding, Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, 17(6), 04013012.
- 63. Liu, H.B and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Prediction of fatigue life for CFRP strengthened steel connections under combined loads, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 13(4), DOI: 10.1142/S0219455412500599.
- 64. Tong, L.W, Zheng, H.Z., Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Stress concentration factors in CHS-RHS T-joints: Experiments, finite element analysis and formulae, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 139(11), 1866-1881.
- 65. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L. Al-Mahaidi, R. and Emdad, M.R. and Duan, W.H. (2013), Fatigue tests on steel plates with longitudinal weld attachment strengthened by ultra high modulus CFRP plate, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 36(10), 1027-1038.
- 66. Sadiq H., Wong, B., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Determination of steel emissivity for the temperature prediction of structural steel members in fire, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 25(2), 167-173.
- 67. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Duan, W.H. (2013), Mode I stress intensity factor (SIF) of centre-cracked tensile (CCT) steel plates, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 13(1), DOI: 10.1142/S0219455413500053.
- 68. Abdollahi Chahkand, N., Zamin Jumaat, M., Ramli Sulong, N.H., Zhao, X.L., Mohammadizadeh, M.R. (2013), Experimental and theoretical investigation on torsional behaviour of CFRP strengthened square hollow steel section, Thin-Walled Structures, 68(2013), 135-140.
- 69. AlShawaf, A. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Adhesive rheology impact on wet layup CFRP/steel joints behaviour under infrastructural subzero exposures, Composites Part B: Engineering, 47(2013), 207-219.
- 70. Al-Zubaidy, H., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Finite element modelling of CFRP/steel double strap joints subjected to dynamic tensile loadings, Composite Structures, 99(2013), 48-61.
- 71. Al-Zubaidy, H., Zhao, X.L and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2013), Experimental evaluation of the dynamic bond strength between CFRP sheets and steel under direct tensile loads, International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 40(1), 89-102.
- 72. Al-Zubaidy, H., Zhao, X.L and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2013), Mechanical characterisation of the dynamic tensile properties of CFRP sheet and adhesive at medium strain rates, Composite Structures, 96(2), 153-164.
- 73. Chen, T., Xiao, Z.G., Zhao, X.L. and Gu, X.L. (2013), A boundary element analysis of fatigue crack growth for welded connections under bending, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 98(2013), 44-51.
- 74. Hou, C., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Concrete-filled circular steel tubes subjected to local bearing force: experiments, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 83(2013), 90-104.
- 75. Hou, C., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Full-range analysis on square CFST stub columns and beams under loading and chloride corrosion, Thin-Walled Structures, 68(2013), 50-64.
- 76. Jiao, H., Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Fatigue behaviour of very high strength (VHS) circular steel tube to plate T-joints under in-plane bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 68(2013), 106-112.
- 77. Li, W., Han, L.H., Ren, Q.X. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Behavior and calculation of tapered CFDST columns under eccentric compression, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 83 (2013), 127136.
- 78. Mashiri, F.R., Tong, L.W. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Fatigue tests and design of thin CHSSHS T-joints under cyclic in-plane bending, Journal of Civil Structural Health Monitoring, 3 (2013), 129140.
- 79. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Tong, L.W. (2013), Fatigue tests and design of welded thin-walled RHS-channel and channel-channel cross-beam connections under cyclic bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 63 (2013), 27-36.
- 80. Nguyen, T.C., Bai, Y., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2013), Curing effects on steel/CFRP double strap joints under combined mechanical load, temperature and humidity, Construction and Building Materials, 40(2013), 899-907.
- 81. Sadiq. H., Wong, B., Al-Mahaidi, R. (2013), A novel active fire protection approach for structural steel members using NiTi shape memory alloy, Smart Materials and Structures, 22(2), doi:10.1088/0964-1726/22/2/025033
- 82. Wang, K., Tong, L.W., Zhu, J., Shi, W.Z., Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2013), Fatigue behaviour of welded T-joints between CHS brace and CFCHS chord under axial loading in the brace, Journal of Bridge Engineering, ASCE, 18(2), 142-152.
- 83. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Duan, W.H. (2013), Effects of CFRP bond locations on the Mode I stress intensity factor of centre-cracked tensile steel plates, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 36(2), 154-167.
- 84. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Chiu, W.K., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Duan, W.H. (2013), Effect of fatigue loading on the bond behaviour between UHM CFRP plates and steel plates, Composites Part B: Engineering, 50(2013), 344-353.
- 85. Yu, Q.Q., Chen, T., Gu, X.L., Zhao, X.L. and Xiao, Z.G. (2013), Fatigue behaviour of CFRP strengthened steel plates with different degrees of damage, Thin-Walled Structures, 69(2013), 1017.
- 86. Korayem A. H., Duan W. H., Zhao X. L. and Wang C. M. (2012), Buckling behaviour of short multi-walled carbon nanotubes under axial compression loads. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(6), DOI: 10.1142/S0219455412500459
- 87. Al-Zubaidy, H., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Experimental investigation of bond characheristics between CFRP fabrics and steel plate joints under impact tensile loads, Composite Structures, 94 (2), 510-518.
- 88. Al-Zubaidy, H., Zhao, X.L and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2012), Dynamic bond strength between CFRP sheet and steel, Composite Structures, 94(11), 3258-3270.
- 89. An, Y.F., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Behaviour and design calculations on very slender thin-walled CFST columns, Thin-Walled Structures, 53(4), 161-175.
- 90. Chen, T., Yu, Q.Q., Gu, X.L. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Study on fatigue behaviour of strengthened non-load carrying cruciform welded joints using carbon fibre sheets, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(1), 179-194.
- 91. Chen, W., Je, J.H., Bai, Y. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Full-scale fire experiments on load-bearing cold-formed steel walls lined with different panels, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 79(22), 242-254.
- 92. Gould, S., Pathmanathan, R., Kodikara, J., Zhao, X.L., Burn, S. and Marlow, D. (2012), A new method for developing equations applied to the water retention curve, Soil Science Society of America Journal, 76(3), 806-814.
- 93. Haedir J. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Design of CFRP-strengthened steel CHS tubular beams, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 72(5), 203-218.
- 94. Haque, T., Packer, J.A. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Equivalent RHS approach for the design of EHS in axial compression or bending. Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 15(1), 107-120.
- 95. Jama, H.H., Nurick, G.N., Bambach, M.R., Grzebieta, R.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Steel square hollow sections subjected to transverse blast loads, Thin-Walled Structures, 53(4), 109-122.
- 96. Jiao, H., Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), A comparative study on fatigue behaviour of steel beams retrofitted with welding, pultruded CFRP plates and wet layup CFRP sheets, Thin-Walled Structures, 59(2012), 144-152.
- 97. Li, W., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Axial strength of concrete-filled double skin steel tubular (CFDST) columns with preload on steel tubes, Thin-Walled Structures, 56(2012), 9-20.
- 98. Li, W., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Behaviour of tapered concrete-filled double skin steel tubular (CFDST) stub columns, Thin-Walled Structures, 57, 37-48.
- 99. Liu, H.B, and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Fatigue behaviour of welded steel connections under combined actions, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 15(10), 1817-1828.
- 100. Maduliat, S., Bambach, M. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Inelastic behaviour and design of cold-formed channel sections in bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 51(2), 158-166.
- 101. Maduliat, S., Bambach, M. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Slenderness limits for cold-formed channel sections in bending by experimental methods, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 76(9), 75-82.
- 102. Maduliat, S., Bambach, M. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Yield line mechanism analysis of cold-formed channel sections with edge stiffeners under bending, Structural Engineering and Mechanics, 42(6), 883-897.
- 103. Nguyen, T.C., Bai, Y., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Time-dependent behaviour of steel/CFRP double strap joints subjected to combined thermal and mechanical loading, Composite Structures, 94(5), 1834-1845.
- 104. Nguyen, T.C., Bai, Y., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2012), Durability of steel/CFRP double strap joints exposed to sea water, cyclic temperature and humidity, Composite Structures, 94(5), 1826-1833.
- 105. Nguyen, T.C., Bai, Y., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2012), Effects of ultraviolet radiation and associated elevated temperature on mechanical performance of steel/CFRP double strap joints, Composite Structures, 94(12), 3563-3573.
- 106. Shi, X.S., Collins, F.G., Zhao, X.L. and Wang, Q.Y. (2012), Mechanical properties and microstructure analysis of geopolymeric recycled concrete, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 237238 (October), 20-29.
- 107. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R, Emdad, M. and Duan, W.H. (2012), Fatigue tests of cracked steel plates strengthened with UHM CFRP plates, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 15(10), 1801-1815.
- 108. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Duan, W.H. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2012), Bond characteristics between ultra high modulus CFRP laminates and steel. Thin-Walled Structures, 2012, 51(2), 147-157.
- 109. Wu, C., Zhao, X.L., Duan, W.H. and Phipat, P. (2012), Improved end bearing capacities of sharp-corner aluminium tubular sections with CFRP strengthening. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(1), 109-130.
- 110. Xiao, Z.G. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), CFRP repaired welded thin-walled cross-beam connections subject to in-plane fatigue loading. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 12(1), 195-211.
- 111. Xiao, Z.G., Chen, T. and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Fatigue strength evaluation of transverse fillet welded joints subjected to bending loads, Int. Journal of Fatigue, 38(5), 57-64.
- 112. Yu, T., Fernando, D., Teng, J.G and Zhao, X.L. (2012), Experimental study on CFRP-to-steel bonded interfaces, Composites: Part B, 43(5), 2279-2289. 113. Yang, D.L., Tong, L.W. and Zhao, X.L. (2011), Experimental Study on SNCF of Welded CHS-CFSHS T-joints under Axial Loading, Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 163-167, pp. 127-131
- 114. Haedir J., Zhao, X.L., Grzebieta,R. H. and Bambach, M. (2011), Non-linear analysis to predict the moment-curvature response of CFRP-strengthened steel CHS tubular beams, Thin-Walled Structures, 49(8), 997-1006.
- 115. Lu, H., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2011), FE modelling and fire resistance design of concrete-filled double skin tubular columns. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 67(11), 1733 1748
- 116. Zhao, X.L. and Tong, L.W. (2011), New development in steel tubular joints. Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 14(4), 699-715.
- 117. Gould, S., Boulaire, F., Burn, S., Kodikara, J. and Zhao, X.-L. (2011), Seasonal factors influencing the failure of buried water reticulation pipes. Water Science and Technology, 63(11), 2692-2699.
- 118. Nguyen, T.C., Bai, Y., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2011), Mechanical characterization of steel/CFRP double strap joints at elevated temperatures. Composite Structures, 93(6), 1604-1612.
- 119. Joshi, S., Mashiri, F., Dayawansa, D., Zhao, X.L. and Price, J. (2011), Structural health monitoring of a dragline cluster using the hot spot stress method. Structural Health Monitoring, 10(2), 173-187
- 120. Wu, C., X.L. Zhao, W.H. Duan (2011), Design rules for web crippling of CFRP strengthened aluminium rectangular hollow sections, Thin-Walled Structures, 49(10), 1195-1207
- 121. Gould, S.J.F, Kodikara, J., Pathmanathan, R., Zhao, X.L. and Burn, S. (2011), A void ratio water content net stress model for environmentally stabilized expansive soils, Canadian Geotechnical Journal, 48, 867-877
- 122. Haedir J. and Zhao, X.L. (2011), Design of short CFRP-reinforced steel tubular columns. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 67(3), 497-509.
- 123. Huang, H., Han, L.H., Tao, Z. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), Analytical behaviour of concrete-filled double skin steel tubular (CFDST) stub columns. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 66(4), 542-555.
- 124. Zhao, X.L., Tong, L.W. and Yang, X.Y. (2010), CFDST stub columns subjected to large deformation axial loading. Engineering Structures, 32(3), 692 -703.
- 125. Lu, H., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2010), Testing of self-consolidating concrete-filled double skin tubular stub columns exposed to fire. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 66(8-9), 1069-1080.
- 126. Haedir, J, Zhao, XL, Bambach, MR and Grzebieta, R.H. (2010), Analysis of CFRP externally-reinforced steel CHS tubular beams. Composite Structures, 92(12), 2992-3001.
- 127. Sadiq, H., Wong, M.B., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), The effects of heat treatment on the recovery stresses of shape memory alloys. Smart Materials and Structures, 19(3), Article Number: 035021
- 128. Fawzia, S., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2010), Bond-slip models for double strap joints strengthened by CFRP. Composite Structures, 92(9), 2137-2145.
- 129. Zhao, X.L., Wardenier, J., Packer, J.A. and van der Vegte, G.J.(2010), Current static design guidelines for hollow section joints. Structures and Buildings, Institution of Civil Engineers, UK, 163(6), 363-373.
- 130. Xiao, Z.G. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), Prediction of natural frequency of free spanning subsea pipelines. International Journal of Steel Structures, 10(1), 81-89.
- 131. Lu, H., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), Fire performance of self-consolidating concrete filled double skin steel tubular columns: Experiments. Fire Safety Journal, 45(2), 106-115.
- 132. M.R. Bambach, X.L. Zhao, H. Jama (2010), Energy absorbing characteristics of aluminium beams strengthened with CFRP subjected to transverse blast load. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 37(1), 37-49.
- 133. Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), Fatigue tests and design of welded thin-walled RHS-RHS and RHS-angle cross-beam connections under cyclic bending. Thin-Walled Structures, 48(2), 159-168.
- 134. Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2010), Square hollow section (SHS) T-joints with concrete-filled chords subjected to in-plane fatigue loading in the brace. Thin-Walled Structures, 48(2), 150-158.
- 135. A.M. Paradowska, J.W.H. Price, B. Kerezsi, P. Dayawansa, X.-L. Zhao (2010), Stress relieving and its effect on life of welded tubular joints. Engineering Failure Analysis, 17(1), 320-327.
- 136. Liu, H.B., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2010), Effect of fatigue loading on bond strength between CFRP sheets and steel plates. International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 10(1), 1-20.
- 137. Pang, N.L. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Finite Element Analysis to Determine Stress Concentration Factors of Dragline Tubular Joints, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 12(4), 463-478
- 138. M.R. Bambach, Elchlakani, M. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Composite steelCFRP SHS tubes under axial impact, Composite Structures, 87(3), 282-292
- 139. Zhou, F., Young, B. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Tests and Design of Aluminum Tubular Sections Subjected to Concentrated Bearing Load, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 135(7), 806-817.
- 140. Han L. H, Huang H. and Zhao X. L. (2009), Analytical Behaviour of Concrete-Filled Double Skin Steel Tubular (CFDST) Beam-Columns under Cyclic loading, Thin Walled Structures, 47(6-7), 668-680
- 141. Lu, H., Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2009), Fire behaviour of high strength self-consolidating concrete filled steel tubular stub columns, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65(10-11), 1995-2010.
- 142. Wang, W.D., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Analytical behavior of frames with steel beams to concrete-filled steel tubular column, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 65(3), 549-508
- 143. Al-Shawaf, A., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Effect of elevated temperature on bond behaviour of high modulus CFRP/steel double-strap joints, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 10(1), 63-74
- 144. H.H. Jama, M.R. Bambach, G.N. Nurick, R.H. Grzebieta, X.-L. Zhao (2009), Numerical Modelling of Square Tubular Beams Subjected to Transverse Blast Loads, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(12), 1523-1534
- 145. Liu, H.B., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2009), Boundary element analysis of CFRP reinforced steel plates, Composite Structures, 91(1), 74-83
- 146. Pang, N.L, X.L. Zhao, F.R. Mashiri and P. Dayawansa (2009), Full-size testing to determine stress concentration factors of dragline tubular joints, Engineering Structures, 31(1), pp.43-56
- 147. D. Fernando, T. Yu, J.G. Teng and X.L. Zhao (2009), CFRP Strengthening of Rectangular Steel Tubes subjected to End Bearing Loads: Effect of Adhesive Properties and Finite Element Modeling, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(10), 1020-1028
- 148. J. Haedir, M.R. Bambach, X.L. Zhao and R.H. Grzebieta (2009), Strength of Circular Hollow Sections (CHS) Tubular Beams Externally Reinforced by Carbon FRP Sheets in Pure Bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(10), 1136-1147
- 149. H.B. Liu, Z.G. Xiao, X.L. Zhao and R. Al-Mahaidi (2009), Prediction of Fatigue Life for CFRP Strengthened Steel Plates, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(10), 1069-1077
- 150. X.L. Zhao and R. Al-Mahaidi (2009), Web Buckling of LightSteel Beams Strengthened with CFRP subjected to End Bearing Forces, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(10), 1029-1036
- 151. Liu, H.B., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Experimental Study of Fatigue Crack Growth Behaviour in Adhesively Reinforced Steel Structures, Composite Structures, 90(1), 12-20
- 152. Zhao, X.L. and Packer, J.A. (2009), Tests and design of concrete-filled elliptical hollow section stub columns, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(6-7), pp. 617-628
- 153. Lu, H., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2009), Analytical behaviour of circular concrete-filled thin-walled steel tubes subjected to bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 47(3), 346-358
- 154. Bambach, M.R., Jama, H., Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2008), Hollow and concrete filled steel hollow sections under transverse impact loads, Engineering Structures, 30(10), 2859-2870
- 155. Han, L.H, Wang, W.D. and Zhao, X.L. (2008), Behaviour of steel beam to concrete-filled SHS column frames: Finite element model and verifications, Engineering Structures, 30(6), 1647-1658
- 156. Xiao, Z.G., Yamada, K., Ya, S. and Zhao, X.L. (2008), Stress Analyses and Fatigue Evaluation of Rib-to-Deck Joints in Steel Orthotropic Decks, International Journal of Fatigue, 30(8), 1387-1397
- 157. Elchalakani, M. and Zhao, X.L. (2008), Concrete-filled cold-formed circular steel tubes subjected to variable amplitude cyclic pure bending, Engineering Structures, 30(2), 287-299
- 158. Martinez-Saucedo, G., Packer, J.A. and Zhao, X.L. (2008), Static design of elliptical hollow section end-connections, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, 161(SB2), 103-113.
- 159. Ye, JH, Zhao, XL, Van Binh D, Al-Mahaidi, R. (2007), Plastic mechanism analysis of fabricated square and triangular sections under axial compression, Thin-Walled Structures, 45(2), 135-148
- 160. Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2007), Fatigue tests and design of thin CHS-plate T-joints under cyclic in-plane bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 45(4), 463-472
- 161. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L., Hirt, M. and Nussbaumer, A. (2007), Size Effect of Welded Thin-Walled Tubular Joints, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 7(1), 101-127
- 162. Zhao, X.L. and Zhang, L. (2007), State of the Art Review on FRP Strengthened Steel Structures, Engineering Structures, 29(8), 1808-1823
- 163. J.A. Packer, F.R. Mashiri, X.L. Zhao and S. Willibald, (2007), static and fatigue design of CHS-to-RHS welded connections using a branch conversion method, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 63(1), pp.82-95
- 164. Ling, TW, Zhao, XL, Al-Mahaidi, R and Packer, JA. (2007), Investigation of shear lag failure in gusset-plate welded structural steel hollow section connections, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 63(3), 293-304
- 165. Fawzia, S., Al-Mahaidi, R., Zhao, X.L. and Rizkalla, S. (2007), Investigation into bond between CFRP and Steel Tubes, Construction and Building Materials, 21(4), 839-847
- 166. Tong-Wei Ling, Xiao-Ling Zhao, Riadh Al-Mahaidi and Jeff Packer (2007), Investigation of block shear tear-out failure in gusset-plate welded structural steel hollow section connections, Engineering Structures, 29(4), 469-482
- 167. Fawzia, S., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2006) Experimental and Finite Element Analysis of a Double Lap Shear Connection between Steel Plates and CFRP, Composite Structures, 75(1-4), 2006, pp. 156-162.
- 168. N.L. Pang, X.L. Zhao, F.R. Mashiri, P. Dayawansa, J.W.H. Price (2006), Design of Welded Thick-walled Tubular Dragline Joints Using 2D Effective Notch Stress Method, International Journal of Steel Structures, 6(4), pp. 279-288
- 169. Zhao, X.L., Ghojel, J., Grundy, P. and Han, L.H. (2006), Behaviour of Grouted Sleeve Connections at Elevated Temperatures, Thin-Walled Structures, 44(7), 751-758
- 170. Tong, L.W., Zhao, X.L., Mashiri, F.R., Grundy, P. and Zheng, H.Z. (2006), Fatigue Behaviour of Welded Thin-Walled T-joints between Circular and Square Hollow Sections, International Journal of Steel Structures, 6(1), pp.37-44
- 171. Zhao, X.L. and Han, L.H. (2006), Double Skin Composite Construction, Progress in Structural Engineering and Materials, 8(3), pp. 93-102
- 172. Lin-Hai Han, Hong Huang, Zhong Tao and X.L. Zhao (2006), Concrete-Filled Double Skin Steel Tubular (CFDST) Columns Subjected to Cyclic Bending, Engineering Structures, 29(12), pp.1698-1714
- 173. Zhao, X.L., Fernando, D. and Al-Mahaidi, R. (2006), CFRP Strengthened RHS Subjected to Transverse End Bearing Force, Engineering Structures, 28(11), pp.1555-1565
- 174. Elchalakani, M. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2006), Variable Amplitude Cyclic Pure Bending Tests to Determine Fully Ductile Section Slenderness limits for Cold-Formed CHS, Engineering Structures, 28(9), pp.1223-1235
- 175. Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2006), Thin Circular Hollow Section-to-plate T-joints: Stress Concentration Factors and Fatigue Failure under In-Plane Bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 44(2), pp.159-169
- 176. Fawzia, S., Zhao, X.L. and Al-Mahaidi, R. and Rizkalla, S. (2005), Bond Characteristics between CFRP and steel plates in double strap joints, Advanced Steel Construction - an International Journal, 1(2), 17-28
- 177. Han, L.H., Yao, G.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2005), Tests and calculations for hollow structural steel (HSS) stub columns filled with self-consolidating concrete (SCC), Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 61(9), 1241-1269
- 178. Rhodes, J., Zhao, X.L., Binh, D.V. and Al-Mahaidi, R.A. (2005), Rational design analysis of stub columns fabricated using very high strength circular steel tubes, Thin-Walled Structures, 43(3), 445-460
- 179. Binh, D.V., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Finite Element Analysis of Fabricated and Triangular Section Stub Columns Utilizing Very High Strength Steel Tubes, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 7(5), 447-460
- 180. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2004), Stress Concentration Factors and Fatigue Behaviour of Welded Thin-Walled CHS-SHS T-Joints under In-Plane Bending, Engineering Structures, 26(13), 1861-1875
- 181. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., Grzebieta, R.H. Concrete-Filled Steel Tubes Subjected to Constant Amplitude Cyclic Pure Bending, Engineering Structures, 26(14), 2125-2135
- 182. Han, L.H, Yao, G.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Behaviours and Calculations on Concrete-Filled Steel CHS Beam-Columns, Steel and Composite Structures An International Journal, 4(3),169-188
- 183. Zhao, X.L., Binh, D.V., Al-Mahaidi, R. and Tao, Z. (2004), Stub column tests of fabricated square and triangular sections utilizing very high strength steel tubes, Journal of Constructional Steel Research., 60(11), 1637-1661
- 184. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2004), Stress concentration factors and fatigue failure of welded T-connections in thin cold-formed circular hollow sections under in-plane bending, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 4(3), 403-422
- 185. Han, L.H., Tao, Z. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Concrete-Filled Double Skin (SHS outer and CHS inner) Steel Tubular Beam-Columns, Thin-Walled Structures, 42(9), 1329-1355
- 186. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., and Grzebieta, R.H. (2004), Cyclic Bending Tests to Determine Fully Ductile Section Slenderness Limits for Cold-Formed CHS, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 130(7), 1001-1010
- 187. Jiao, H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Section slenderness limits of very high strength circular steel tubes in bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 42(9), 1257-1271
- 188. Jiao, H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), CFRP strengthened butt-welded very high strength (VHS) circular steel tubes, Thin-Walled Structures, 42(7), 963-978
- 189. Mashiri, F.R. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Plastic Mechanism Analysis of Welded Thin-Walled T-joints made of Circular Braces and Square Chords under in-plane Bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 42(5), 759-783
- 190. Tao, Z., Han, L.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Behaviour of Concrete-Filled Double Skin (CHS inner and CHS outer) Steel Tubular Stub Columns and Beam-Columns, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 60(8), 1129-1258
- 191. Jiao, H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Tension Capacity of Very High Strength (VHS) Circular Steel Tubes after Welding, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 7(4), 285-296
- 192. Jiang, T., Grzebieta, R.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2004), Predicting Impact Loads of a Car Crashing into a Concrete Roadside Safety Barrier, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 9(1): 45-63
- 193. Zhao, X.L. (2003), Yield Line Mechanism Analysis of Steel Members and Connections, Progress in Structural Engineering and Materials, 5(4): 252-262
- 194. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., and Grzebieta, R.H. (2003), Tests of Cold-Formed Circular Tubular Braces under Cyclic Axial Loading, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 129(4), 507-514
- 195. Han, L H, Zhao, X.L, Yang, Y.F. and Feng, J.B. (2003), Experimental Study and Calculation of Fire Resistance of Concrete-Filled Hollow Section Columns, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 129(3), 346-356
- 196. Jiao, H. and Zhao, X.L. (2003), Imperfection, Residual Stress and Yield Slenderness Limit of Very High Strength (VHS) Circular Steel Tubes, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 59(2), 233-249
- 197. Han, L. H, Xu, L. and Zhao, X.L. (2003), Tests and Analysis on the Temperature Field within Concrete-Filled Steel Tubes with or without Protection subjected to a Standard Fire, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 6(2), 121-133
- 198. Zhao, X.L, Taplin, G. and Alikhail, M. (2003), Connection Stiffness and Natural Frequency of DuraGal Lightweight Floor Systems, Structural Engineering and Mechanics An International Journal, 15(3), 269-284
- 199. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Bending Tests to Determine Slenderness Limits for Cold-Formed Circular Hollow Sections, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 58 (11), 1407-1430
- 200. Elchalakani, M, Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Plastic Mechanism Analysis of Circular Tubes under Pure Bending, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 44(6), 1117-1143
- 201. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2002), Fatigue Tests and Design of Thin Cold-Formed SHS-to-SHS T-Connections under In-Plane Bending, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 128 (1), 22-31
- 202. Zhao, X.L., Grzebieta, R.H. and C. Lee (2002): Void Filled Cold-Formed RHS Braces subjected to Large Deformation Cyclic Axial Loading, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 128 (6), 747-753
- 203. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2002), Fatigue Tests and Design of Welded T Connections in Thin Cold-Formed Square Hollow Sections under In-Plane Bending, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 128 (11), 1413-1422
- 204. Zhao, X.L., Grzebieta, R.H. and Elchalakani, M. (2002), Tests of Concrete-Filled Double Skin (CHS Outer and CHS Inner) Composite Stub Columns, Steel & Composite Structures An International Journal, 2(2), 129-146
- 205. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2002), Fatigue Design of Welded Very Thin-Walled SHS-to-Plate Joints under In-Plane Bending, Thin-Walled Structures, 40(2), 125-151
- 206. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Strength and Ductility of Concrete Filled Double Skin (SHS inner and SHS outer) Tubes, Thin-Walled Structures, 40(2), 193-213
- 207. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Tests on Concrete Filled Double Skin (CHS outer and SHS inner) Composite Short Columns under Axial Compression, Thin-Walled Structures, 40(5), 415-441
- 208. Zhao, X.L., Han, B.K. and Grzebieta, R. H. (2002), Plastic Mechanism analysis of concrete-filled double-skin (SHS inner and SHS outer) Stub Columns, Thin-Walled Structures, 40(10), 815-833
- 209. Elchalakani, M., Zhao, X.L., and Grzebieta, R.H. (2002), Plastic Slenderness Limits for Cold-Formed Circular Hollow Sections, Australian Journal of Structural Engineering, 3(3), 127-141
- 210. Elchalakani, M., Grzebieta, R.H. and Zhao, X.L. (2002), Plastic Collapse Analysis of Slender Circular Tubes subjected to Large Deformation Pure Bending, Advances in Structural Engineering An International Journal, 5(4), 241-257
- 211. Mashiri, F.R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2001): Effects of Weld Profile and Undercut on Fatigue Crack Propagation Life of Thin-Walled Cruciform Joint, Thin-Walled Structures, 39(3), 261-285
- 212. Jiao, H. and Zhao, X.L. (2001), Material Ductility of Very High Strength (VHS) Circular Steel Tubes in Tension, Thin-Walled Structures, 39 (11), 887-906
- 213. Elchalakani, M, Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (2001), Concrete Filled Circular Steel Tubes subjected to Pure Bending, J. Constructional Steel Research, 57(11), 1141-1168
- 214. Han, L.H., Zhao, X.L. and Tao, Z. (2001): Tests and Mechanics Model for Concrete Filled Stub Columns, Columns and Beam-Columns, Steel & Composite Structures An International Journal, 1(1), 51-74
- 215. Zhao, X. L. (2000): Deformation Limit and Ultimate Strength of Welded T-joints in Cold-Formed RHS Sections, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 53(2), 149-165
- 216. Zhao, X.L. (2000): Section Capacity of Very High Strength (VHS) Circular Tubes under Compression, Thin-Walled Structures, 37 (3), 223-240
- 217. Zhao, X.L. , Lim, P., Joseph, P. and Pi, Y.L.. (2000): Member Capacity of Columns with Semi-Rigid End Conditions in Oktalok Space Frames, Structural Engineering and Mechanics - An International Journal, 10(1), 27-36
- 218. Mashiri, F. R., Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (2000): Crack Propagation of Welded Thin-Walled Joints using Boundary Element Method, Computational Mechanics, 26(2), 157-165
- 219. Zhao, X.L. (1999): Partially Stiffened RHS Sections under Transverse Bearing Force, Thin-Walled Structures, 35, 193-204
- 220. Zhao, X.L., Al-Mahaidi, R. and K.P. Kiew (1999): Longitudinal Fillet Welds in Thin-Walled C450 RHS Members, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 125(8), 821-828
- 221. Zhao, X.L. and Grzebieta, R.H. (1999): Void-Filled SHS Beams subjected to Large Deformation Cyclic Bending, Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 125(9),1020-1027
- 222. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1998): Recent Research on Cold-Formed Tubular Structures, Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.46, Nos. 1-3, paper 229, CD-Rom
- 223. Zhao, X.L. and Mahendran, M. (1998): Recent Innovation in Cold-Formed Tubular Structures. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, Vol.46, Nos. 1-3, paper 228, CD-Rom
- 224. Mori. T, Zhao, X.L. and Grundy, P. (1997): Fatigue Strength of Transverse Single-Sided Fillet Welded Joints. Australian Civil/Structural Engineering Transactions, Vol. CE39, No2 and 3, 95-105
- 225. Zhao, X.L., Mckinlay, G., Lim, P., Joseph, P. and Pi, Y.L. (1997): Structural Behaviour of a Space Frame Utilising the Oktalok Nodal Connection, Australian Civil/Structural Engineering Transactions, Vol.CE39, No.1, 35-41.
- 226. Zhao, X. L., Hancock, G.J. and Sully R. M. (1996): Design of Tubular Members and Connections Using Amendment No.3 to AS4100. Journal of Australian Institute of Steel Construction, 30(4), 2-15.
- 227. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1995): Butt Welds and Transverse Fillet Welds in Thin Cold-Formed RHS Members. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 121(11), 1674-1682.
- 228. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1995): Longitudinal Fillet Welds in Thin Cold-Formed RHS Member. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 121(11), 1683-1690.
- 229. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G. J. (1995): Square and Rectangular Hollow Sections Under Transverse End Bearing Force. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 121(9), 1323-1329.
- 230. Zhao, X.L., Hancock, G.J. and Trahair, N.S. (1995): Lateral Buckling Tests of Cold-Formed RHS Beams. Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 121(11), 1565-1573.
- 231. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1993): A Theoretical Analysis of Plastic Moment Capacity of an Inclined Yield Line Under Axial Force. Thin-Walled Structures, 15(3), 185-207.
- 232. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1993): Experimental Verification of the Theory of Plastic Moment Capacity of an Inclined Yield Line Under Axial Force. Thin-Walled Structures, 15(3), 209-233.
- 233. Hancock, G.J. and Zhao, X.L. (1992): Research Into the Strength of Cold-Formed Tubular Sections. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 23, 55-72.
- 234. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1992): T-Joints in Rectangular Hollow Sections Subject to Combined Actions (closure to discussion). Journal of Structural Engineering, ASCE, 118(9), 2639-2640.
- 235. Zhao, X.L. and Hancock, G.J. (1992): Square and Rectangular Hollow Sections Subject to Combined Actions. Journal Structural Engineering, ASCE, 118(3), 648-668.
- 236. Zhao, X. L. and Hancock, G. J. (1991): Tests to Determine Plate Slenderness Limits for Cold-Formed Rectangular Hollow Sections. Journal of Australian Institute of Steel Construction, 25(4), 2-16.
- 237. Zhao, X. L. and Hancock, G. J. (1991): T-Joints in Rectangular Hollow Sections Subject to Combined Actions. Journal Structural Engineering, ASCE, 117(8), 2258-2277.
- 238. Zhao, X. L. and Hancock, G. J. (1991): Plastic Mechanism Analysis of T-Joints in RHS Under Concentrated Force. Journal of Singapore Structural Steel Society, 2(1), 31-44.
**His papers have been listed 50 times on the Top 25 Hottest Articles of four international journals published by Elsevier since 2004.****SCI H-Index = 27, Scopus H-Index = 34****Over 250 Refereed Conference Papers (not listed)**

### Supervision:

Prof. Zhao has supervised 33 PhD students (23 already awarded, 10 current). Two of his PhD students were awarded the JSPS (Japan Society for Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellowship. One of them received university medal for the best PhD thesis. Five of his PhD students became Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in universities.

### Professional Association:

Member, Editorial Board for Thin-Walled Structures published by Elsevier

Member, Editorial Board for International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics published by World Scientific

Member, Editorial Board for Advances in Structural Engineering - An International Journal published by Multi Science

Member, Editorial Board for Steel Construction, China

Member, Editorial Board for Engineering Mechanics, China

Member, Editorial Board for Industrial Construction, China

Member, CIDECT (International Committee for the Development and Study of Tubular Structures) project working groups

Australian Delegate, IIW (International Institute of Welding) Commission XV

Chairman, IIW SubCommission XV-E on Tubular Structures (2002 to 2014)

Chairman, IIFC (International Institute of FRP in Construction) working group on FRP Strengthened Metallic Structures (2005 to 2013)

Member, IIW Commission XIII on Fatigue

Chairman, Australian/New Zealand Standards Committee CS/23 (1998 to 2002)

Fellow, American Society of Civil Engineers

Fellow, Engineers Australia

Fellow, International Institute for FRP in Construction

### Research Interests:

- Tubular Structures
- Thin-Walled Structures
- FRP Strengthening of Structures
- FRP Construction