Dr Mehrisadat Makki Alamdari

Current Positions Held

Senior Lecturer – UNSW Sydney


Dr. Makki Alamdari is a Senior Lecturer in the UNSW, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is the recipient of the highly competitive ARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA). Dr. Alamdari is also the winner of the prestigious JSPS Award (Japan Society for Promotion of Science). An award-winning scholar, Mehri is on the Executive of the Australian Network of Structural Health Monitoring (ANSHM), a member of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII), a member of the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), and a steering committee member in Australia, New Zealand and Oceania Researchers in Japan Network (ANZOR Japan Network). Prior to joining UNSW, she was a research fellow in Data61|CSIRO. Dr. Alamdari has contributed to the development and deployment of SHM systems for several large-scale bridges including the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge in Sydney, and the Gateway Bridge in Brisbane. For these contributions, she and her team have been awarded Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Australia National Awards in 2020 and the Most Practical SHM Solutions for Civil / Mechanical Systems Award from Stanford University in 2015. Dr. Alamdari’s expertise is vibration analysis and testing, inverse dynamic problems and signal processing. Dr. Alamdari is an Associate Editor of the International Measurement Confederation (IMEKO) [Elsevier].

Research Interests

  • Structural Health Monitoring
  •  Structural Dynamics
  •  Signal Processing
  •  Data Mining