Farzaneh Mahmoudi

Research Associate
RMIT University

Melbourne, VIC

Contact me for

  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


I am a passionate researcher and R&D associate with a proven technical, consulting, and administrative track in the Water, Renewable Energies, and Sustainability fields. Awarded RMIT University, Mech. & Auto. Eng. HDR Publication & Impact Prize and selected to participate in "The Rising Stars Women in Engineering Workshop", one of three participants from Australia shortlisted from 300+ world applicants. An influential writer and a recognized reviewer and editor in peer-reviewed journals; contributed as a guest editor, member of the scientific committee, early-career advisory board trusted reviewer of several Q1 journals, and several research seminar series guest speakers. Advanced technical project management and demonstrated transferable skills with a high degree of independent performance.

Membranes and polymeric material (formulation, synthesis, characterization testing, and processing)
Prototyping and scale-up for next-generation sustainable water treatment, desalination, and power generation technologies
Renewable energy systems (design, rating, integration, optimization)
Stand-alone desalination/wastewater treatment systems for remote communities (product design, operation, testing, characterization, maintenance strategy)
Sustainable process design and development, Research project management
Chemical/Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing and Design
Lecturing and supervision in Mechanical/Chemical Engineering
Science Communication