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Dr

Ellie Hajizadeh

Lecturer
Mechanical Engineering
science & technology
model
shear
technology
chemistry
chemistry, physical
physical sciences
rheology
physics
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Dr

Ellie Hajizadeh

 
Division
Engineering
 
Primary Interest
Materials 4.0
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Dr

Ellie Hajizadeh

 

Elnaz Hajizadeh is a Lecturer (Research & Teaching) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Elnaz was awarded a PhD in the field of Molecular Simulation of Soft Matter under the guidance of Prof. Billy Todd and Prof. Peter Daivis in 2015, followed by a two-year appointment as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Prof. Ronald Larson's Research Group at the University of Michigan.

Elnaz joined the Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) in 2017 as a Research Scientist, where she established her own research program in the field of ICME and managed a Next Generation Technologies Fund project to develop an ICME Paradigm for Advanced Acoustic Materials.

  • Research Focus:
  1. Materials 4.0: Data-driven Soft Matter Discovery & Design
  2. Statistical Physics-based Optimisation for Inverse Materials Design
  3. Machine Learning-accelerated Multiscale Simulation of Soft Matter
  • Materials Systems:
  1. Complex and Biological Systems and Fluids
  2. (Bio)Polymer Solutions and Polymer Melts & Composites
  3. Colloids Assembly and Dynamics
  4. Mechanical Metamaterials in Soft Robotics
  5. Acoustic Metamaterials - airborne and waterborne applications
  6. Active Matter and Micro-swimmers
  7. Nano-engineered Structures based on self-assembling multiblock polymers
  • Research Methodologies:
  1. Statistical Physics Models
  2. Equilibrium & Non-equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulations
  3. Mesoscale Simulations: BD, SDPD, DPD & SRD
  4. Continuum Modelling: SPH
  5. Machine Learning Algorithms

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2020

MSE Platform Interdisciplinary Grant

2010

The University of Sydney

2010

The University of Akron

2010

The Swinburne University of Technology

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer

Mechanical Engineering

Member Of Council

Australian Society of Rheology

Education


Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Michigan

Doctor of Philosophy

Swinburne University of Technology