Sahar is a Doctoral candidate at the National Security College. Her research looks at human enhancement applications in the military with a focus on cognitive enhancements and moral responsibility.
Sahar has a background in biomedical engineering with extensive experience working in the scientific industry both in research and private sector. Prior to joining the National Security College, she worked at the Neuroscience Research Australia conducting research on neurodegenerative disorders. Sahar has also worked in the Australian Public Service for four years and is currently working at the Department of Defence.
Prior to commencing her Doctoral studies, she completed a Master of National Security Policy (Advanced) with Honours at the National Security College. Her master’s thesis looked at the Malicious insider threat and Security Sensitive Biological Agents (SSBAs).
Supervisor(s) and panel members
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia