Team Leaders

Professor Fariba Dehghani

Professor Fariba Dehghani
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Emeritus Professor Hans Coster
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Dr Terry Chilcott
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Laboratory Manager

Elizabeth Dobrinsky


2007- Present Laboratory Manager School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney (Part-time)
1979-2006 Laboratory Manager School of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry, University of New South Wales & Eiffel Technologies Ltd.
1969-1978 Process Engineer, Moscow Pilot Plant Production of Artificial Leather based on Polyurethanes

Education: Master in Chemical Engineering & Industrial Chemistry

Research Team

Bahareh Bahramian - PhD Candidate
Synthesis and purification of a biodegradable polymer for biomedical applications
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 2010 Master of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran; 2007 BSc in Petrochemical Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Ali Fathi - PhD Candidate
Fabrication of novel thermo-sensitive micro engineered scaffold for tissue engineering applications
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 2009-2010 MPE In Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Sydney; BSc in Mechanical Engineering, The Azad University of South Tehran, Tehran, Iran.

Iman Manavi Tehrani - PhD Candidate
Polymer-starch blend for biomedical applications
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 2010 Master of Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; 2008 BSc in Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Mohd Fareed Mohd Sairi - PhD Candidate
Upscale production of Glycoprotein in Animal cell Line Using Bioreactor
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia,2008 BSc Honours (Microbiology), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.

Roya Ravarian - PhD Candidate
Stimuli-responsive micelles with enhanced stability as a novel drug delivery system
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; BSc Materials Engineering (Ceramics), Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran

Ali Negahi Shirazi - PhD Candidate
Fabrication of Natural Hydrogels for Hard Tissue Engineering
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 2008 MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials. Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran; 2006 BSc in Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials. Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran.

Peter Valtchev - PhD Candidate
Novel Process for Production of Vaccines.
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 1991 MSc in Polymer Chemistry, University of Technology Sofia, Bulgaria.

Negar Talaei Zanjani - PhD Candidate
Studying the Mechanism of Antiviral Activity of Glycoproteins
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: Present: PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia; 2009: MSc (Textile Engineering/Fiber Sciences), Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; 2007: BSc (Textile Engineering/Fiber Sciences), Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

PhD Students Recently Submitted

  • Sherry Yi-Shien Lee
  • Raja Mahanama
  • Aydin Berenjian
  • Aldric Tumilar

Recent Graduants

  • 2011: Nan (Nancy) Xie. Master of Philosophy in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Alumni

  • Dr Xia (Rachel) Zhong
  • Dr Chengdong Ji
  • Dr Anuar Syed Muhammad
  • Dr Nasim Annabi
  • Dr Hua Wei (Leon)

Collaborations