Dr Ayesha Siddika
Research Associate

Dr Ayesha Siddika

Doctor of Philosophy

Completion Year: 2023

Thesis topic: Recycling Waste Glass to Develop Low-CO2 Foamed Composites: Advancing Sustainability

School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) Sydney NSW 2052, Australia.

 

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (Structure)

Completion Year: 2017

Department of Civil Engineering

Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)

Rajshahi-6204, Bangladesh. (http://www.ruet.ac.bd)

 

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering

Completion Year: 2012

Department of Civil Engineering

Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology (RUET)

Rajshahi-6204, Bangladesh. (http://www.ruet.ac.bd) 

 

 

Engineering
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Ayesha Siddika is a Post-doctoral Research Associate working at the Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Safety, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney). Currently, she is engaged in two industrial projects: 'The Uptake of Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Glass in Construction Applications' and 'Victorian Recycled Solar Photovoltaic Glass in Construction Applications.

Location
Civil Engineering Building H20 Kensington, New South Wales, 2033 Australia
  • Journal articles | 2023
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'A novel eco-friendly foaming technique for developing sustainable glass foams from the waste glass', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2022.106801
    Journal articles | 2023
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2023, 'Alkali-activated foam: Understanding the relationship between rheology, activator-precursor interaction, and pore characteristics', Construction and Building Materials, 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2023.134111
    Journal articles | 2022
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Ferdous W, 2022, 'Correction to: Siddika et al. Waste Glass in Cement and Geopolymer Concretes: A Review on Durability and Challenges. (Polymers (2021), 13, 2071', Polymers, 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym14061068
    Journal articles | 2022
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Powder sintering and gel casting methods in making glass foam using waste glass: A review on parameters, performance, and challenges', Ceramics International, 48, pp. 1494 - 1511, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2021.10.066
    Journal articles | 2022
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2022, 'Stabilisation of pores in glass foam by using a modified curing-sintering process: sustainable recycling of automotive vehicles’ waste glass', Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 179, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2021.106145
    Journal articles | 2021
    Hasan MR; Siddika A; Akanda MPA; Islam MR, 2021, 'Effects of waste glass addition on the physical and mechanical properties of brick', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-020-00401-z
    Journal articles | 2021
    Islam MT; Islam M; Siddika A; Mamun MAA, 2021, 'Performance of rubberized concrete exposed to chloride solution and continuous wet–dry cycle', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 6, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-020-00451-3
    Journal articles | 2021
    Saha AK; Majhi S; Sarker PK; Mukherjee A; Siddika A; Aslani F; Zhuge Y, 2021, 'Non-destructive prediction of strength of concrete made by lightweight recycled aggregates and nickel slag', Journal of Building Engineering, 33, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101614
    Journal articles | 2021
    Siddika A; Amin MR; Rayhan MA; Islam MS; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Mugahed Amran YH, 2021, 'Performance of sustainable green concrete incorporated with fly ash, rice husk ash, and stone dust', Acta Polytechnica, 61, pp. 279 - 291, http://dx.doi.org/10.14311/AP.2021.61.0279
    Journal articles | 2021
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Ferdous W; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Roles of waste glass and the effect of process parameters on the properties of sustainable cement and geopolymer concrete—a state-of-the-art review', Polymers, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym13223935
    Journal articles | 2021
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Ferdous W, 2021, 'Waste glass in cement and geopolymer concretes: A review on durability and challenges', Polymers, 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym13132071
    Journal articles | 2021
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Mohammadhosseini H, 2021, 'State-of-the-art-review on rice husk ash: A supplementary cementitious material in concrete', Journal of King Saud University - Engineering Sciences, 33, pp. 294 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jksues.2020.10.006
    Journal articles | 2021
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Aslani F; Zhuge Y; Alyousef R; Hajimohammadi A, 2021, 'Cross-laminated timber–concrete composite structural floor system: A state-of-the-art review', Engineering Failure Analysis, 130, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2021.105766
    Journal articles | 2020
    Alyousef R; Alabduljabbar H; Mohammadhosseini H; Mohamed AM; Siddika A; Alrshoudi F; Alaskar A, 2020, 'Utilization of sheep wool as potential fibrous materials in the production of concrete composites', Journal of Building Engineering, 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2020.101216
    Journal articles | 2020
    Mugahed Amran YH; Alyousef R; Alabduljabbar H; Khudhair MHR; Hejazi F; Alaskar A; Alrshoudi F; Siddika A, 2020, 'Performance properties of structural fibred-foamed concrete', Results in Engineering, 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rineng.2019.100092
    Journal articles | 2020
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Ferdous W; Alyousef R, 2020, 'Performances, challenges and opportunities in strengthening reinforced concrete structures by using FRPs – A state-of-the-art review', Engineering Failure Analysis, 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engfailanal.2020.104480
    Journal articles | 2020
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Ferdous W; Saha AK; Alyousef R, 2020, '3D-printed concrete: applications, performance, and challenges', Journal of Sustainable Cement-Based Materials, 9, pp. 127 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21650373.2019.1705199
    Journal articles | 2019
    Assaedi H; Alomayri T; Siddika A; Shaikh F; Alamri H; Subaer S; Low IM, 2019, 'Effect of Nanosilica on mechanical properties and microstructure of PVA Fiber-Reinforced Geopolymer Composite (PVA-FRGC)', Materials, 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma12213624
    Journal articles | 2019
    Siddika A; Awall MR; Al Mamun MA; Humyra T, 2019, 'Free Vibration Analysis of Steel Framed Structures', Journal of Rehabilitation in Civil Engineering, 7, pp. 129 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.22075/JRCE.2018.12830.1224
    Journal articles | 2019
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Amran YHM; Aslani F; Alabduljabbar H, 2019, 'Properties and utilizations of waste tire rubber in concrete: A review', Construction and Building Materials, 224, pp. 711 - 731, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2019.07.108
    Journal articles | 2019
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Amran YHM, 2019, 'Strengthening of reinforced concrete beams by using fiber-reinforced polymer composites: A review', Journal of Building Engineering, 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100798
    Journal articles | 2019
    Siddika A; Saha K; Mahmud MS; Roy SC; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R, 2019, 'Performance and failure analysis of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP) strengthened reinforced concrete (RC) beams', SN Applied Sciences, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1675-x
    Journal articles | 2019
    Siddika A; Shojib MHH; Hossain MM; Hossain MI; Mamun MAA; Alyousef R; Amran YHM, 2019, 'Flexural performance of wire mesh and geotextile-strengthened reinforced concrete beam', SN Applied Sciences, 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-1373-8
    Journal articles | 2018
    Siddika A; Mamun MAA; Ali MH, 2018, 'Study on concrete with rice husk ash', Innovative Infrastructure Solutions, 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s41062-018-0127-6
  • Conference Papers | 2021
    Siddika A; Hajimohammadi A; Sahajwalla V, 2021, 'Recycling of Automotive Vehicle’s Waste Glass to Develop Sustainable Glass Foam using a Curing-Sintering Process', Concrete Institute of Australia, Australia, presented at Concrete Institute of Australia’s Biennial National Conference (Concrete 2021), Australia, 05 September 2021 - 08 September 2021, http://www.ciaconference.com.au/concrete2021/pdf/full-paper_168.pdf

  • Scholarship for Ph.D. study: Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW-2052, Australia, (2020-2023)
  • Australian Ceramic Society (ACS) Student Conference and Travel Bursary Award 2021-2022
  • Best student  award-2009,  Department of  Civil  Engineering,  Rajshahi  University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh. 
  • Best student  award-2008,  Department of  Civil  Engineering,  Rajshahi  University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh. 
  • Technical Merit Scholarship (2009 – 2011), Rajshahi  University of Engineering & Technology (RUET), Bangladesh. 

Research Area

  • Circular Economy
  • Recycling Waste Materials
  • Sustainable and Green Construction Materials 
  • Foamed Composites
  • Alkali Activated Materials
  • Concrete Technology