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M. Reza Abdollahi graduated with Bachelor's and Master of Science degrees in Animal Science from Tehran University, Iran and subsequently a PhD degree in Poultry Nutrition from Massey University, New Zealand. Since his graduation in 1996, he has worked in various areas of livestock management. Since 2001, he has been working as a Nutritionist to a number of feed and feed additive companies in Iran. He was a research assistant from March 2008 to March 2012, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow from March 2012 to March 2015 at the Poultry Research Unit, Massey University.
Based on his doctoral research, Dr. Abdollahi has been awarded three prestigious awards. First, the award for best postgraduate oral presentation at the 2009 Australian Poultry Science Symposium, held in Sydney, Second, the 2010 Alltech (USA) Young Scientist Award at the Postgraduate level, and third, the award for Excellent Scientific Oral Presentation at the 15th AAAP Animal Science Congress, held in Bangkok, 2012.
Reza is currently working as a Lecturer in Poultry Production/Science in Monogastric Research Centre, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences (IVABS), Massey University.
Poultry Nutrition, Feed Technology
Future Food Systems
Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Growth and Development (070202): Animal Nutrition (070204): Animal Production (070200)
Poultry nutrition- Feed technology-Feed evaluation