Mehrooz has over 15 years experience as an exploration geologist in Western Australia and Queensland. He holds a Masters and Doctorate in Geology from the Australian National University. In 2000, he joined Curtin University where he lectures in regolith and exploration geochemistry, mineral exploration methods and mining geology. He was a member of the Cooperative Research Centre for Landscape Environments and Mineral Exploration (CRC LEME) and has gained broad experience in all facets of mineral exploration having researched new geochemical methods and taught mineral exploration for the past decade.
His experience includes exposure to mineral exploration techniques, gold, nickel, copper-zinc and bauxite deposits. He also coordinates and delivers the Minerals Tertiary Education Council (MTEC) Geoscience Program short course on Mining Geology. He is a member of Geological Society of Australia.