Dr Alireza Rahbari

Research Fellow
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2019 PhD in Engineering, Australian National University, Australia

2011 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran 

2007 MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Work Experience

2019-present Research Fellow, Australian National University, Australia

2011-2015 Research Advisor, Iran University of Science and Technology

2013-2015 Assistant Professor, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Iran

2011-2013 Assistant Professor, Islamic Azad University, Iran

ENGN3224/6224 Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer, Lecturer

ENGN8833 Industrial Energy Efficiency and Decarbonisation, Lecturer

ENGN4525 Solar Thermal Technologies, Lecturer



Dr Alireza Rahbari is currently a Research Fellow at Zero Carbon Energy for the Asia Pacific Grand Challenge program at Australian National University. He obtained his first Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2011 and second Ph.D. in Engineering from Australian National University. His research has focused on renewable energy, system-level modelling, dynamic system-level simulation, techno-economic assessment, porous media, heat transfer enhancement techniques, phase change thermal storage, and combustion of dust particles.

For Ph.D. positions, please contact alireza.rahbari@anu.edu.au

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Mr Philipe Gunawan Gan »

PhD Candidate

  • Team member of the successful ANU grand challenge proposal titled "Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific" (2018).
  • Postgraduate research (Ph.D.) scholarship plus top-up scholarship from Australian Solar Thermal Research Initiative (ASTRI) (2015).
  • Bronze medal for "Compressive injection pump" at International Trade Fair IENA 2014, Ideas-Inventions-New Products (2014).
  • Recognized as an elite by the National Elite Foundation of Iran (2010).
  • Selected as the top student of the school of mechanical engineering, Sharif University of Technology (Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion) (2007).
  • One of the 14 selected B.Sc. mechanical engineering students in the National Scientific Student Olympiad in Iran (2005).
  • Ranked 8th among nearly 10000 participants in the nationwide high education university entrance exam in mechanical engineering (2005).
  • Ranked 2nd among nearly 5000 participants in high education Azad University entrance exam in mechanical engineering (2005).

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