Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Chemical Engineering
Contact details:
+61 2 938 54126

Hilmer building, Room 519

Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia and also an Honorary Professor at RMIT, Australia. He was previously a Distinguished Professor and the Director of the Centre for Advanced Electronics and Sensors (CADES) at RMIT.

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh is also one of the 2018 Australian Research Centre (ARC) Laureate Fellows. 

Prof Kalantar-zadeh's research interests include chemical and biochemical sensors, nanotechnology, liquid metals, materials science, electronics, gastroenterology, medical devices and microfluidics. Prof Kalantar-zadeh has been the co-author of nearly 400 highly cited reviewed scientific papers and books. He is a member of the editorial boards of many prestigious journals such as Applied Materials Today, ACS Sensors, ACS Applied Nano Materials , Nano-Micro Letters and Advanced Materials Technologies.

Prof Kalantar-zadeh is internationally recognised for his work on sensors, two dimensional semiconductors and liquid metals.

Prof Kalantar-zadeh has received many national and international awards including the 2017 IEEE Sensor Council Achievement award and 2018 American Chemical Society (ACS) Advances in Measurement Science Lectureship Award (Asia-Pacific region)  for his achievements in the fields of sensors and materials in the past decade.