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Dr Farshid Maghool

Senior Engineer and Geotechnical Laboratory Manager
PhD, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Master of Engineering (Civil) (Honours), Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Research interests

Construction Materials; Geotechnical Engineering

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.


Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Civil Geotechnical Engineering - 400502


  • 2018, National, Highly Commended Award for Excellence in Sustainability: Chemical and granular stabilisation of pavements using recycled materials, Australian Pavement and Recycling Association (Auststab)
  • 2018, Swinburne, FSET Researcher Awards, Research Supporter of the Year 2018 (Commendation), Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2018, National, Finalist for the Research Impact Award, Australian Road Research Board (ARRB)
  • 2016, National, Winner Postgraduate Global Environmental Sustainability (GES) Award, Rotary Club of Balwyn
  • 2016, International, Best Paper Award , 6th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials and Environment (GEOMATE)

Professional memberships

  • 2017 (current): Committee Member, Australian Geomechanics Society, Australia
  • 2011 (current): Member, Australian Geomechanics Society, Australia
  • 2010 (current): Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia
  • 2018 (current): Member, as a Consultant B for the Swinburne University Geotechnical Laboratory, Pavement Recycling and Stabilisation Association (AustStab), Australia


Also published as: Maghool, F.; Maghool, Farshid; Maghoolpilehrood, F.; Mahghoolpilehrood, Farshid
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2019: Foamed bitumen stabilisation of pavements using glass fines and plastics *; Sustainability Victoria
  • 2019: Performance and Design Life of Equine Air and Polyurethane Topped Flexiroc Pavement as a Base for Various Sporting Fields *; Turf One Pty. Ltd.
  • 2019: Recycled glass with brick/concrete blends in municipal pavement applications *; Sustainability Victoria

* Chief Investigator

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