Behdad Moghtaderi is a Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director of the Priority Research Centre for Frontier Energy Technologies & Utilisation at the University of Newcastle (Australia). He received his PhD and MES degrees from the University of Sydney in 1997 and 1994, respectively and his BSc from Shiraz University in 1989. The underlying theme of Behdad’s research is “Thermo-Fluid Engineering” encompassing applications in the general fields of energy, safety and the environment. Behdad has published in excess of 450 scholarly articles (H-Index 43), authored three books and holds six patents. He has attracted in excess of $63 million research funding and has supervised 39 PhD projects to completion.