Publications :Publication List (sourced via UOW Database)
Ngo, N., Indraratna, B. & Rujikiatkamjorn, C. (2017). Simulation ballasted track behavior: numerical treatment and field application. International Journal of Geomechanics, 17 (6), 04016130-1-04016130-12.
Ngo, N., Indraratna, B. & Rujikiatkamjorn, C. (2017). A study of the geogrid–subballast interface via experimental evaluation and discrete element modelling. Granular Matter, 19 (3), 54-1-54-16.
Ngo, N., Indraratna, B. & Rujikiatkamjorn, C. (2017). Micromechanics-based investigation of fouled ballast using large-scale triaxial tests and discrete element modeling. Journal of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, 143 (2), 04016089-1-04016089-16.
Indraratna, B., Ngo, N. Trung., Rujikiatkamjorn, C. & Sloan, S. W. (2015). Coupled discrete element–finite difference method for analysing the load-deformation behaviour of a single stone column in soft soil. Computers and Geotechnics, 63 267-278.
Ngo, N., Indraratna, B. & Rujikiatkamjorn, C. (2014). DEM simulation of the behaviour of geogrid stabilised ballast fouled with coal. Computers and Geotechnics, 55 224-231.
Current Positions:Research Fellow
Biography:Positions currently and previously held:
July 2016 to present: Research Fellow
October 2013- June 2016: Lecturer, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong Australia
October 2012-October 2013: Associate Research Fellow at the University of Wollongong, Australia
March 2009-October 2012: PhD candidate, School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, University of Wollongong Australia
2008-2009: Master of Engineering, University of Wollongong Australia
2004-2008: Civil Engineer, Danang Construction Project Management Unit
2001-2004: Civil Engineer, Quang Nam Construction Company
1996-2001: Bachelor Study in Civil Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology
Research Interests:1. Geotechnical Engineering including ballasted rail tracks and stone columns stabilised soft clay
2. Numerical simulation using Discrete Element Method (DEM) for railway ballast
3.Coupled DEM-Finite Different simulation
Awards:2009-2012: CRC scholarship for studying doctoral degree at the University of Wollongong
2013: RTSA Postgraduate Thesis Runner-Up Award
Future Research Topics:1. Develop a coupled DEM-FDM technique to simulate load-deformation behaviour of ballasted rail tracks
2. Investigate load-deformation behaviour of stone columns stabilised soft clay using numerical and mathematical methods.