Deakin University research fellow Dr Khashayar Khoshmanesh has won the prestigious 2011 American-Australian Association Fellowship to conduct research at Stanford University into "Rapid Detection of Bacterial Infections in Blood Samples in Microfluidics".
The American-Australian Association awards individual Fellowships for advanced study in the United States of up to US$30,000 each year.
The fellowships build on existing strong social and economic partnerships and foster intellectual exchange between the United States and Australia.
Fellowship holders are named Sir Keith Murdoch Fellows after the Association's principal Founder.
"This is a very prestigious award," said Professor Saeid Nahavandi, head of the Centre for Intelligent Systems and Robotics.
“Well don Khash!”
Dr Khoshmanesh joined Deakin in 2007 as a PhD student from Iran.
Since completing his doctorate in 2010, he has worked as a Research Fellow in Modelling and Simulation.
His sesearch interests include:
- Manipulation, separation, and characterisation of cells
- Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)