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Dwight, Richard A. Associate Professor

Associate Professor

  • Centre for Engineering Mechanics
  • School of Mechanical, Materials & Mechatronics Engineering
  • Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
  • Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

Research Overview


  • 19 years in the steel industry initially as an investigation engineer progressing to engineering manager led to a career in academia where his firsthand knowledge of the problems facing industry informs his research and teaching activities.



    Leading the major research programs in engineering asset management, recent projects include related projects for the CRC for Rail Innovation and also on behalf of the CRC for Energy Pipelines. Richard directs the engineering asset management and rolling stock engineering programs at the University of Wollongong within which he has taught widely. His publications includes over 30 papers related to asset management and rail research in addition to his work in other areas and he also teaches mechanical design. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Design of Asset Management Model by Big Data Analytics Technologies Bajpai, Anshul
    Doctor of Philosophy Application of Big Data Analytics to Energy Pipeline Integrity Management Hussain, Muhammad
    Doctor of Philosophy Integration of Condition Monitoring Data for Asset Management Purposes McMahon, Paul

Education And Training


  • B.E.
  • Ph.D.

Research Overview


  • 19 years in the steel industry initially as an investigation engineer progressing to engineering manager led to a career in academia where his firsthand knowledge of the problems facing industry informs his research and teaching activities.



    Leading the major research programs in engineering asset management, recent projects include related projects for the CRC for Rail Innovation and also on behalf of the CRC for Energy Pipelines. Richard directs the engineering asset management and rolling stock engineering programs at the University of Wollongong within which he has taught widely. His publications includes over 30 papers related to asset management and rail research in addition to his work in other areas and he also teaches mechanical design. 

Selected Publications


Advisees


  • Graduate Advising Relationship

    Degree Research Title Advisee
    Doctor of Philosophy Design of Asset Management Model by Big Data Analytics Technologies Bajpai, Anshul
    Doctor of Philosophy Application of Big Data Analytics to Energy Pipeline Integrity Management Hussain, Muhammad
    Doctor of Philosophy Integration of Condition Monitoring Data for Asset Management Purposes McMahon, Paul

Education And Training


  • B.E.
  • Ph.D.
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