Folded Structures Lab

Research Group at the University of Queensland

People and Projects

A/Prof Joe Gattas

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Harry Mills
PhD Candidate

Alternative uses for under-valued sawmill products in innovative timber structures
Gabrielle Hodge
PhD Candidate

Application of remote sensing technologies for theverification and enhancement of network scale bridge data records
Tomas Bravo Tetlak
PhD Candidate

Novel methods for the study of dynamic and static behaviours of mass timber floor systems
Yuyu Wang
PhD Candidate

Novel database management, verification, and cost optimisation tools for parametric steel connection design
Mahmoud Abu Saleem
PhD Candidate

Structural performance of cardboard folded sandwich structures for ultra-low-cost emergency shelters
Mahnaz Bahremandi Tolou
PhD Candidate


Jian Jiang
MPhil (2023)

Optimisation of timber selection in low-rise residential wall frame construction
Dr Weiqi Cui
PhD (2022)

Mouldless manufacture and performance of hybrid FRP-timber thin-walled structures
Dr Quan Shi
PhD (2021)

Mechanics of digitally-fabricated hinges for folded steel structures
Zhuoyang Xin
MPhil (2021)

Tension strap assembly methods for lightweight and high-speed timber construction
Dr Yousef Alqaryouti
PhD (2020)

Structural performance and digital fabrication of low-cost folded sandwich structures
Dr Ya Ou
PhD (2020)

Hybrid timber-concrete floor panel systems with a novel hollow core construction
Dr Ting-Uei (Jeff) Lee
PhD (2019)

Elastic energy behaviours of curved-crease origami