Professor Fariba Dehghani leads a multidisciplinary bioengineering research team comprising engineers, scientists, clinicians and molecular biologists focused on developing technologies for nutritional food products and biomaterials, with particular emphasis on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. She is one of the members of ARC College of Expert, the director of Australian Research Council for Australian Food Processing Industry in the 21st Century, as well as director of Centre of Excellence in Advanced Food Enginomics in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney. Professor Dehghani is a distinguished researcher and was recognised by Engineers Australia as one of the nation's top 50 Engineers for innovation. She subsequently received the 2017 Award for Excellence from Aust &NZ Federation of Chemical Engineering. She has been instrumental in building a multidisciplinary research environment that stimulates the interface and intersect of engineering, science, medicine, pharmacy and agriculture. She has established long-term collaborations within the biotech, biomed and food industries and acquired substantive funding from national and international funding agencies.