Dr Morteza Hassanpour

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Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering, Sahand University of Technology (SUT)

PhD from Queensland University of Technology

Morteza Hassanpour joined the Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities at QUT as PhD student in 2017. He works with Dr Jan Zhang and Prof Ian O’Hara on microbial oil production from sugarcane bagasse by oleaginous yeasts.

Morteza obtained his Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering at Sahand University of Technology (SUT), Iran and worked for three years as research assistant at Biotechnology Research Center at the SUT. Over these three years, he worked on different projects mainly wastewater treatment and algal starch and oil production.