Marzi Barghamadi

Research Scientist

Melbourne, VIC

Contact me for

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


I have completed my PhD on lithium metal batteries in 2016 at Swinburne University of Technology in collaboration with CSIRO. I was also involved in a commercial project on batteries as Research Technician at CSIRO during 2016. In my current position as Research Scientist I am working on different aspects of energy storage devices (mainly lithium metal and lithium ion batteries) encompassing electrodes fabrication, electrolytes optimisation, materials characterisation, cell/ battery prototyping and testing, and data analysis. I am also supervising postgraduate students for their research on lithium batteries, managing battery prototyping laboratories and leading projects on lithium batteries.

I am also an advocate for facilitating women’s networking in science and their career skill development by my involvement in Women in Chemistry (WinC) group, part of RACI Victoria, since 2014. I chaired the group in 2019 in which the group was positioned "Number One” RACI Victoria Branch Group of the Year 2019, for the first time since WinC has founded.

I am supporting RACI Mentoring Program since January 2021 as mentor.

I have been honoured to receive multiple prestigious awards and fellowships in which some are listed below:

- 2021 Victoria Fellowship in Physical Sciences

- 2021 Clean Energy Council’s Chloe Munro Scholarship for Transformational Leadership course

- 2020 L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowship

- 2017 Endeavour Research Fellowship

Marzi identifies as culturally and linguistically diverse.