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Biography

Prof. Abbas Amini

Centre for Infrastructure Engineering

Western Sydney University, Australia

Assistant professor


Email: a.amini@westernsydney.edu.au


Qualifications

2012 Ph.D., the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Mechanical Engineering


Publications (Selected)

  1. E. Bidram, A. Sulistio, A. Amini, Q. Fu, G. G. Qiao, A. Stewart, D. E. Dunstan, “Fractionation of graphene oxide single nano-sheets in water-glycerol solutions using gradient centrifugation” Carbon, 103 (2016) 363-371.
  2. A. Hashem Nia, A. Amini, S. Taghavi, H. Eshghi, M. Ramezani, “A Facile Friedel-Crafts Acylation for the Synthesis of Polyethylenimine-Grafted Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes as Efficient Gene Delivery Vectors” International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 502 (2016) 125-137.
  3. S. Mohammadi, S. Pourseyedi, A. Amini, “Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles using Cowpea Seeds (Vigna sp. L) with a Long Lasting Stability”, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 4 (2016) 2023-2032.
  4. R. Shi, C. Huang, L. Zhang, A. Amini, K. Liu, Y. Shi, S. Bao, N. Wang, C. Cheng “Three Dimensional Sculpturing of Vertical Nanowire Arrays by Conventional Photolithography”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 6 (2016) 18886.
  5. Y. Shi, S. Bao, R. Shi, C. Huang, L. Zhang, A. Amini, Z. Wu, N. Wang, C. Cheng, “Y-shaped ZnO Nanobelts Driven from Twinned Dislocations”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 6 (2016) 22494.
  6. M. Naebe, M. M. Abolhasani, H. Khayyam, A. Amini, B. Fox, “Crack Damage in Polymers and Composites: A Review”, Polymer Reviews, 56 (2016) 31-69.
  7. F. Daneshnia, A. Amini, M. R. Chaichi, “Berseem clover quality and basil essential oil yield in intercropping system under limited irrigation treatments with surfactant”,  journal of Agricultural Water Management, 164 (2016) 331-339.
  8. C. Huang, R. Shi, A. Amini, Z. Wu, S. Xu, L. Zhang, W. Cao, J. Feng, H. Song, Y. Shi, N. Wang, C. Cheng, “Hierarchical ZnO nanostructures with blooming flowers driven by screw dislocations”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 5 (2015) 8226 .
  9. H. Asghari, K. G. Chegini, A. Amini, N. Gheibi, “Effect of Poly and Mono Unsaturated Fatty Acids on Stability and Structure of Recombinant S100A8/A9 Complex”, Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 84 (2016) 35-42.
  10. F. Daneshnia, A. Amini, M. R. Chaichi, “Surfactant effect on forage yield and water efficiency for berseem clover and basil in intercropping and limited irrigation systems”, journal of Agricultural Water Management, 160 (2015) 57-63.
  11. F. Ghasempour, R. Azimirad, A. Amini, O. Akhavan, “Visible light photoinactivation of bacteria by tungsten oxide nanostructures formed on a tungsten foil”, journal of Applied Surface Science, 338 (2015) 55-60.
  12. C. Cheng, A. Amini, C. Zhu, Z. Xu, H. Song, N. Wang, “Enhanced catalytic performance of TiO2-ZnO hybrid nanostructures”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 4 (2014) 4181.
  13. M. Naebe, J. Wang, A. Amini, H. Khayyam, N. Hameed, L. H. Li, Y. Chen, B. Fox, “Mechanical Property and Structure of Covalent Functionalised Graphene/Nanocomposites Polymers”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 4 (2014) 4375.
  14. C. Cheng, H. Guo, A. Amini, K. Liu, D. Fu, J. Zou, H. Song, “Self-Assembly and Horizontal Orientation Growth of VO2 Nanowires”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 4 (2014) 5456.
  15. A. Amini, C. Cheng, “Nature of hardness evolution in nanocrystalline NiTi shape memory alloys during solid-state phase transition”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 3 (2013) 2476.
  16. A. Amini, C. Cheng, Q. Kan, M. Naebe, H. Song, “Phase Transformation Evolution in NiTi Shape Memory Alloy under Cyclic Nanoindentation Loadings at Dissimilar Rates”, journal of Scientific Reports (NATURE publications), 3 (2013) 3412.
  17. A. Amini, C. Cheng, M. Naebe, J. Church, N. Hameed, A. Asgari, F. Will, “Temperature variations at nano-scale level in phase transformed nanocrystalline NiTi shape memory alloys adjacent to graphene layers”, journal of Nanoscale, 5 (2013) 6479-6484.
  18. A. Amini, C. Cheng, A. Asgari, “Combinational rate effects on the performance of nano-grained pseudoelastic Nitinols”, journal of Materials Letters, 105 (2013) 98-101.
  19. N. Hameed, J. Church, N. Salim, T. Hanley, A. Amini, B. Fox, “Dispersing Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Ionic Liquids”, journal of RSC Advances, 3 (2013) 20034-20039.
  20. A. Amini, N. Hameed, J. Church, C. Cheng, A. Asgari, F. Will, “Effect of graphene layers on thermomechanical behavior of NiTi shape memory alloy during nano-scale phase transition”, journal of Scripta Materialia, 68 (2013) 420-423.
  21. A. Amini, H. Beladi, N. Hameed, F. Will, “Effects of dynamic loading on nano-scale depth-recovery and damping property of single crystal CuAlNi shape memory alloy”, journal of Alloys and Compounds, 545 (2012) 222-224.
  22. A. Amini, Y. He, Q. Sun, “Loading rate dependency of maximum nanoindentation depth in nano-grained NiTi shape memory alloys”, journal of Materials Letters, 65 (2011) 464-466.
  23. A. Amini, W. Yan, Q. Sun, “Depth dependency of indentation hardness during solid-state phase transition of shape memory alloys”, journal of Applied Physics Letters, 99 (2011) 021901.