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Dr Mostafa Seifan

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Teaching/Research Fellow

Qualifications: BEng, MEng, PhD, PCert (Newcastle Uni)

Research Interests

  • Additive manufacturing of concrete (3D printing of concrete)
  • Self-healing material development
  • Nano and recycled materials in concrete and sustainable concrete technology
  • Micro-structural and mechanical properties of engineered cementitious composites (ECC)
  • Smart product design, fabrication and testing
  • Engineering education and virtual reality laboratory

Research Supervised

PhD

  • Ms. Donya Novin (in progress)
  • Mr. Keith Soo (in progress)

Teaching Commitments

Expertise

Concrete; 3D printing of concrete; Self-healing material development; Nanoconcrete; Recycled materials in concrete; Micro-structural and mechanical properties of engineered cementitious composites; Engineering education; Virtual reality laboratory

Recent Publications

  • Ebrahiminezhad, A., Moeeni, F., Taghizadeh, S. -M., Seifan, M., Bautista, C., Novin, D., . . . Berenjian, A. (2019). Xanthan gum capped ZnO microstars as a promising dietary zinc supplementation. Foods, 8(3), 88. doi:10.3390/foods8030088 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12578

  • Davani-Davari, D., Negahdaripour, M., Karimzadeh, I., Seifan, M., Mohkam, M., Masoumi, S., . . . Ghasemi, Y. (2019). Prebiotics: Definition, types, sources, mechanisms, and clinical applications. Foods, 8(3), 92. doi:10.3390/foods8030092 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/12577

  • Lal, N., Seifan, M., Novin, D., & Berenjian, A. (2019). Development of a Menaquinone-7 enriched product through the solid-state fermentation of Bacillus licheniformis. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 19. doi:10.1016/j.bcab.2019.101172

  • Seifan, M., & Berenjian, A. (2019). Microbially induced calcium carbonate precipitation: a widespread phenomenon in the biological world. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi:10.1007/s00253-019-09861-5

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Contact Details

Email: mostafa.seifan@waikato.ac.nz
Phone: +64 7 838 4173