Principal Investigator

Dr. Reza Nosrati 

Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering

Director, Applied Microfluidics & Bioengineering Lab

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Office: New Horizons (Building 82), Room 219

Phone: +61 3 9905 3627

Email: Reza.Nosrati@monash.edu

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

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Dr. Farzan Akbaridoust

Research Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Melbourne (2013-2018)

Office: New Horizons (Building 82), Room 236/5

Email: Farzan.Akbaridoust@monash.edu

Dr. Mohammad-Reza (Mahraz) Raveshi

Research Fellow

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Monash University (2016-2020)

Office: New Horizons (Building 82), Room 223/19

Email: MR.Raveshi@monash.edu

 

 

Graduate Students

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Junyang Gai

PhD student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Project: Acoustofluidic cell separation for assisted reproduction

Email: Junyang.Gai@monash.edu

 

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Farin Yazdan Parast

PhD Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Project: Microfluidic cell separation for assisted reproduction

Email: Farin.YazdanParast@monash.edu

 

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Shibani Veeraragavan

PhD student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Project: Hydrodynamics of flagellar propulsion

Email: Shibani.Veeraragavan@monash.edu

 

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Melati Abdul Halim

PhD Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

 

Project: Organotypic platforms for assisted reproduction

Email: Melati.AbdulHalim@monash.edu

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Steven Vasilescu

PhD Student (Main Supervisor: Prof Majid Ebrahimi Warkiani)

School of Biomedical Engineering

University of Technology Sydney

Project: A microfluidic approach to improving Assisted Reproductive Technology

Email: Steven.A.Vasilescu@student.uts.edu.au 

 

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Kate Veale

PhD Student (Main Supervisor: Prof Moira O'Bryan)

School of Biological Sciences

Faculty of Science, Monash University

 

Project: AI for assisted reproduction

Email: katherine.veale@monash.edu

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Sahar Shahali

PhD Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

 

Project: AI for sperm analysis

Email: Sahar.Shahali@monash.edu

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Ali Lesani

PhD candidate (co-supervised with Dr Mahdi Moghimi Zand)

Mechanical Engineering

University of Tehran

 

Project: Multistage microfluidic systems for assisted reproduction

Email: ali.lesani@ut.ac.ir

 

Staff

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Lindsay Spencer

Research Assistant

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

 

Project: AI for sperm analysis

Email: lindsay.spencer@monash.edu

 

Undergraduate Students

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Long Giang Tran

Summer Research Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Project: Sperm motility in circular microchannels

Email: mtra0025@student.monash.edu

 

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Yuen Chew

Final Year Project Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

 

Project: Microfluidics for understanding microbial corrosion

Email: yche0055@student.monash.edu

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Kelly Tran

Final Year Project Student

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Monash University

Project: Image processing for sperm analysis

Email: ktra41@student.monash.edu

 

Lab Alumni

Undergraduate Students

  1. Yarub Al-Taei (FYP Student)

  2. Tim (Shen) Chee (FYP Student)

  3. Hoi Poon (FYP Student)

  4. Jason Zhou (Summer Student & RA)

  5. Melati Abdul Halim (Summer Student & FYP)

Postgraduate Students

  1. Hargun Bhanwer (MAEng Student)

  2. Karthikeyan Murugaiyaa Pandiyan (MAEng Student)

  3. Udayakumar Dilly Bhaskar (MAEng Student)

  4. Dr. Mohammad-Reza Raveshi (PhD Student)

  5. Sushant Powar (MAEng Student & RA)