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Bahar Aliakbarian

Fixed-Term Faculty
Department: Supply Chain Management
The Axia Institute
715 E Main St Ste Suite 115
Midland, MI 48640
Phone: (989) 423-2049
Fixed-Term Faculty
Department: Axia Institute
Curriculum Vitae
  • Biography
    Bahar Aliakbarian, completed a Ph.D. degree in Chemical, Process and Material Engineering in School of Innovative Sciences and Technologies in Industrial Engineering at the University of Genoa (Italy) in 2009. She worked as an Adjunct Professor and Post-Doc fellow at the Laboratory of Food Engineering at the Department of Civil, Chemical, and Environmental Engineering of Polytechnic School of the University of Genoa, Italy.
    Her interdisciplinary research has been recognized by a Prestigious Endeavour Fellowship from the Australian government which she conducted her research in the laboratory of Bioengineering and Biophysics at the University of Sydney. She developed a laboratory-scale plant for subcritical water extraction of antioxidants from winery wastes in which other biomasses were also used. She also was granted to be a scientist visitor at the laboratory of Prof. Khademhosseini at MIT-Harvard Medical School in the USA. 
    All her academic efforts were nationally and internationally recognized by several articles published on international ISI journals (+80 papers), 3 US patents, 4 book chapters, and thorough scientific work presented at International and National Congresses/Conferences (41 International published abstracts). Her studies have been noticed by researchers from various fields and have received more than 2200 citations (H-index: 25).
    Her administrative skills and organizational capacities enabled her to be one of the founders of the Green Modelling Italia (GMI)-SPINN-OFF of the University of Genoa (C.F./P.I. 02078640998) and member of inter-departmental RESEARCH CENTER of Biologically Inspired Engineering in Vascular Medicine and Longevity (BELONG).

  • Publications
  • Awards
    • Fellowship Award of the Academy for Global Engagement
      2017: Fellowship Award of the Academy for Global Engagement, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.
    • Italian Scientific Qualification Award
       2017: Italian Scientific Qualification Award (Associate Professorship), Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research, Italy.
    • Best Oral Presentation Award
      2017: Best Oral Presentation Award, 66th International Congress of the European Society for Cardiovascular and Endovascular Surgery (ESCVS), Thessaloniki, Greece.
    • Postdoctoral Research Award
      2013: Postdoctoral Research Award (DGR 1283/2011), European Social Fund Liguria Region 2007-2013, Italy.
    • Endeavour Research Award
      2011: Endeavour Research Award (ERF PDR 2318 2011), Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR), Australia.

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