The University of Southampton

Dr. Bahareh Zaghari

Research Staff

Research fellow at the University of Southampton, working on instrumentation, embedded systems, and energy harvesting. Three years of research experience in nonlinear dynamics and vibration energy harvesting. Her research is related to energy harvesting and wireless sensor networks. Bahareh graduated with a bachelor degree in electronic engineering, a master degree in advanced mechanical engineering, and a PhD at the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR). Bahareh has worked closely with the automotive and aerospace industries during her current academic position, and as part of her previous consultancy roles as a system engineer.



Research interests

Bahareh is interested in innovative ideas in vibration analysis, instrumentation, wireless communication, electromagnetic systems, and energy management.



Ph. D. in Dynamic analysis of a nonlinear parametrically excited system using electromagnets.

M. Sc. Advanced Mechanical Engineering (Mechatronics).

B. Sc. Electronic Engineering.

Professional activities


  • Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) funding to travel to the University of Auckland in 2014 to work with Prof. Brian Mace's research group on studying the e ect of cubic nonlinearity for nonlinear parametrically excited harvesters.
  • Best student paper award in system diagnosis in the 19th International Conference on Automation and Computing (ICAC), UK in 2013.


Sabhnani, Rahul M., Humphrey, Victor, Zaghari, Bahareh and Moshrefi-Torbati, Mohamed (2015) Fault detection in small diameter pipes using ultrasonic guided wave technology At Proceedings of SPIE 9435, Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems 2015. , pp. 1-13. (doi:10.1117/12.2085494).


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