Dr Imrana Kabir
Research Fellow

Dr Imrana Kabir

  • Doctor of Philosophy:  Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wale
  • Bachelor of Engineering: The University of New South Wales. First class honours
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Dr. Imrana I. Kabir is currently an academic in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UNSW Sydney. She is actively involved in research in novel materials and designs aimed at developing new approaches to the thermomechanical response of fire conditions. Her current research foci are on flame-retardant, eco-composite, green, biodegradable, simulation of fire-resistant, multifunctional, photocatalyst, recyclable, and/or transformable materials. In addition to her B.E. and Ph.D. academic experience, she also has over 7 years of industrial experience spanning research, applications, and project engineering roles as well and project management responsibility. In this latter capacity, she completed a year-long, comprehensive, corporate, professional development program in the USA and Canada.

+61 (2) 9385 1223
Room 402H, Level 4, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering Building, UNSW, High St., Kensington 2052, NSW, Australia
  • Journal articles | 2019
    Mittal D; Chen WF; Koshy P; Chen HK; Kabir I; Jiang Y; Liu Z; Sorrell CC, 2019, 'Intervalence charge transfer and thermodynamic effects on the photocatalytic performance of Fe/Mo single and codoped TiO2 thin films', SN Applied Sciences, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42452-019-0248-3

  • 2022: ARC Research Hub for Fire Resilience Infrastructure, Assets and Safety Advancements (FRIASA) in Urban, Resources, Energy and Renewables Sectors, Co-CI, $ 4.997 mil

  • Future Women Leaders Conference Award (2019)
  • Visiting Fellowship Award (2019)
  • Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship (2018)
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, UNSW Sydney (2016)

My Research Supervision

  • Preety Moni Doley (PhD, expected completion 2024)
  • Oliver Loewenthal (Honours, started Term 1 2022)

My Teaching

  • Lecturer: MMAN2600, Fluid Mechanics (Summer Term and Term 1)
  • Course convenor and lecturer: MMAN3000, Professional engineering and communication (Term 2)
  • Course convenor and lecturer: DESN3000 Strategic Design Innovation (Term 2 - Present)
  • Course convenor and lecturer: GSOE9820 Engineering Project Management (Term 2 -Present)