Mr Rahim Kurji

Mr Rahim Kurji
 Position Postgraduate Student
 Org Unit School of Mechanical Engineering
 Telephone +61 8 8313 3152
 Location Floor/Room 1 07 ,  Engineering South ,   North Terrace
  • Qualifications

    Doctor of Philosophy Mechanical Engineering (PhD)-Candidate

    Thesis Title: “Thermo-Mechanical Factors Influencing Weld Metal Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking”

    The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, April 2011 to Current


    Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace) Hons

    The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Feb 2005 to Dec 2009


    Bachelor of Economics

    The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Feb 2005 to Dec 2009


    International Baccalaureate (Diploma with 35 points)

    Aga Khan Academy, Nairobi, Kenya, 2004

  • Awards & Achievements

    IIW/WTIA Chris Smallbone International Award 2016
    For the promotion of technological innovation in Australia through involvement in the outcomes of the WTIA and the International Institute of Welding (IIW)

    Welded Structures Foundation (WSF) Grant
    To pursue certification as an IIW/IWE

    Energy Pipeline CRC PhD Scholarship
    4 Year full PhD scholarship (Research Grant and Stipend)


  • Publications

    Journal Publications

    Kurji, R., Coniglio, N., Griggs, J. and R. Ghomashchi (2016). “Modified WIC test: an efficient and effective tool for evaluating pipeline girth weldability.” Science and Technology of Welding and Joining- Accepted 25th Aug 2016

    Kurji. R., Lavigne, O. and Ghomashchi, R. (2016) "Micromechanical characterisation of weld metal susceptibility to hydrogen-assisted cold cracking using instrumented indentation." Welding in the World  60: 883

    Ghomashchi, R., W. Costin and R. Kurji (2015). “Evolution of weld metal microstructure in shielded metal arc welding of X70 HSLA steel with cellulosic electrodes: A case study.” Materials Characterization 107: 317-326.

    Kurji, R. and N. Coniglio (2014). "Towards the establishment of weldability test standards for hydrogen-assisted cold cracking." The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology: 1-17.

    Kurji, R. and M. Arjomandi (2013). "Techno-economic assessment of the application of small-scale wind turbines." International Journal of Sustainable Energy 32(6): 587-598.

    Bourne, M., M. Arjomandi and R. Kurji (2013). "The economic assessment of micro wind turbines for South Australia." Energy Systems 4(4): 355-377.

    Gamboa, E., N. Coniglio, R. Kurji and G. Callar (2013). "Hydrothermal ageing of X65 steel specimens coated with 100% solids epoxy." Progress in Organic Coatings 76(10): 1505-1510.

    Coniglio, N., K. Nguyen, R. Kurji and E. Gamboa (2013). "Characterizing water sorption in 100% solids epoxy coatings." Progress in Organic Coatings76(9): 1168-1177.


    Conference Proceedings 

    Kurji, R., Lavigne, O. and Ghomashchi, R., ‘Micromechanical Characterisation of Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking Using Instrumented Indentation’ In: 5th IIW Welding Research and Collaboration Colloquium, Limburg, Germany, 2015

    Kurji, R., Costin, W., Brown, I., Ghomashchi, R., An Improved Welding Institute Of Canada Test And The Interrelationship Between Weld Metal Microstructure And Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking. In: 4th IIW Welding Research and Collaboration Colloquium, Wollongong Australia, 2014

    Kurji, R., Griggs, J., Linton, V., Barbaro, F., Kotousov, A., Gamboa, E., Ghomashchi, R., and Coniglio, N., ‘An Improved Welding Institute of Canada test for Evaluation of High Strength Pipeline Steel Weldability’, Paper No:S11-03, 6th International Pipeline Technology Conference, 7-9 October 2013, Ostend, Belgium

    Coniglio, N., Barbaro, F., Linton, V., Gamboa, E., and Kurji, R., ‘Hydrogen Assisted Cold Cracking Susceptibility of Weld Metal Deposited by Cellulosic Shielded Metal Arc Welding Consumables’, In: Proceedings of the 8th International Pipeline Conference, IPC2010, Calgary, Canada, 2010. IPC2010-31680.

  • Professional Associations

    Engineers Australia, Member

    The Welding Institute (UK), Member

    Certified Welding Inspector (CSWIP)


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