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.

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.

Jiadai Wu - PhD Candidate
Mechanism study of anti-Herpes activity of abalone hemocyanins
Supervisor: Professor Fariba Dehghani
Education: 2014, PhD Candidate in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
2013, MPE (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), University of Sydney, Australia
2009, BA (animal medicine) ,College of animal science and technology, Southwest University, China

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
  • Aldric Tumilar

Recent Graduants

  • 2011: Nan (Nancy) Xie. Master of Philosophy in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • 2014: Dr Roya Ravarian
  • 2013: Dr Raja Mahanama
  • 2013: Dr Aydin Berenjian

Alumni

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

Collaborations