Dr Fariba Mahdavi
Dr. Fariba Mahdavi is the Research Officer of the Energy Pipelines CRC. In this role, she is responsible for assisting with developing new research proposals and managing the Energy Pipelines CRC research projects and externally funded activities. Providing technical advice to research program committees and research project teams are also part of her role in the EPCRC.
Before moving to Australia in 2013, Fariba worked for 6 years (2003-2009) as a research engineer in Iran’s Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI), focusing on developing and formulating protective coating systems for industries. She holds undergraduate and post-graduate degrees in engineering from the University of Kashan, Iran and the University Putra Malaysia and a Ph.D. degree in protective coatings from Deakin University, Australia.