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Personal profile


Dr Noushin Nasiri is the Head of the NanoTech Laboratory at the School of Engineering. She is the recipient of NSW 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Award whose research is focused on nanostructured materials for health, energy and environmental applications. She is also focused on design and fabrication of wearable electronics as well as miniaturized sensor technologies for personalised and preventive medicine. She is a passionate science communicator who has received considerable outside recognition for her research including TEDx Sydney Salon 2017, TEDx Macquarie University 2019 and TEDx Bligh Street 2020 and ABC Ockham’s Razor 2018.

Honours and Awards

TEDx Talks:

  1. TEDx Bligh Street, 2020 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WN28MKAK-fA&t=83s
  2. TEDx Macquarie University, 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8d3pxVb4c4
  3. TEDx Sydney Salon, 2017 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4cAZJGl1ZU

2019 NSW Tall Poppy Award

  1. https://aips.net.au/tall-poppies/2019-new-south-wales-award-winner/dr-noushin-nasiri/
  2. https://lighthouse.mq.edu.au/media-releases/tall-poppy-awards-for-four-outstanding-macquarie-researchers?fbclid=IwAR0jXnBksJ_fereWIMtUHqsCG_Q_aM7niboOC1JQBV7Fxj3z3AYsSEdlGwA

"First Prize", Amplify Ignite 2017, Sydney, Australia

  1. https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-science/news/young-uts-researcher-wins-amplify-ignite-award

“Runner-up Award”, Australia Final Famelab Competition, Perth, Australia 

  1. https://vimeo.com/178402837
  2. https://vimeo.com/172370896

“First Prize Award”, Victorian Semi-Final, Melbourne, Australia

  1. https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/science/fundamentals/article/2016/05/11/meet-noushin-nasiri-famelab-australia-runner-2016

“People’s Choice Award”, ANU 3MT Final, Canberra, Australia

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUBiF-zHLYg
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOqHo9MldAQ


Research interests

  • Photodetectors
  • Solar Cells
  • Gas Sensors
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Nanofabrication
  • Metal Oxide Semiconductors
  • Miniaturized and Wearable Devices

Research student supervision

I am looking for motivated PhD, Master and undergraduate students to join my group.

Education/Academic qualification

Materials Engineering, PhD, Australian National University

Materials Engineering, Master of Engineering, University of Tehran

Materials Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), University of Tehran

External positions

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Technology, Sydney

1 Jan 201714 Sep 2018

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Research Outputs

Microstructural, mechanical and thermal properties of microwave sintered Cu-MWCNT nanocomposites

Darabi, M., Rajabi, M. & Nasiri, N., 5 May 2020, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 822, p. 1-8 8 p., 153675.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Nanomaterials in 3D bioprinting: synthesis, modification, and application

    Manavitehrani, I., Nasiri, N. & Parviz, M., 2020, Harnessing nanoscale surface interactions: contemporary synthesis, applications and theory. Henry, D. J. (ed.). Amsterdam; Oxford, UK; Cambridge, US: Elsevier, p. 149-172 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • One-step synthesis of porous transparent conductive oxides by hierarchical self-assembly of aluminum-doped ZnO nanoparticles

    Bo, R., Zhang, F., Bu, S., Nasiri, N., Di Bernardo, I., Tran-Phu, T., Shrestha, A., Chen, H., Taheri, M., Qi, S., Zhang, Y., Kumar Mulmudi, H., Lipton-Duffin, J., Della Gaspera, E. & Tricoli, A., 26 Feb 2020, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 12, 8, p. 9589-9599 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Introductory chapter: wearable technologies for healthcare monitoring

    Nasiri, N., 4 Dec 2019, Wearable devices: the big wave of innovation. Nasiri, N. (ed.). London: InTechOpen, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access

    Nanoarchitechtonics of visible-blind ultraviolet photodetector materials: critical features and nano-microfabrication

    Nasiri, N., Jin, D. & Tricoli, A., 18 Jan 2019, In : Advanced Optical Materials. 7, 2, p. 1-18 18 p., 1800580.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 11 Citations (Scopus)

    Press / Media

    Inventing a breath test to detect diseases

    Noushin Nasiri


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Diversity in STEM boosts Australia

    Noushin Nasiri


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Other

    Tall Poppy awards for four outstanding Macquarie researchers

    Noushin Nasiri


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research


    Noushin Nasiri


    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Research