People and Contact Details

Dr. Pejman Sharafi

Senior Lecturer
ARC Senior Research Fellow - DECRA
Associate HDR Director

Research interests include: structural optimisation, advanced structural systems, modular buildings, prefabricated construction systems, cost optimisation of structures, sustainable structures, computer aided design and parametric design.

Doctor Kamyar Kildashti


Research interests include: computational mechanics, nonlinear finite element analysis, boundary element method, discrete element method, bridge health monitoring, structural dynamics, dynamic soil structure interaction, performance-based earthquake engineering, structural collapse analysis, and seismic rehabilitation of heritage buildings.

Doctor Hamid Behnam

Structural Design Manager
Visiting Research Fellow


Parham Mohajerani

PhD Candidate
Thesis Title:
Improving Flexural Performance of Moment-Resisting Joints in Volumetric Modular Steel Buildings

Mostafa Farajian

PhD Candidate

Mohammad Alembagheri

PhD Candidate


Dr Pejman Sharafi| Head of MPD-Lab
Centre for Infrastructure Engineering
Western Sydney University
Locked Bag 1797
Penrith NSW 2751 Australia
Phone: +61 2 4736 0342