Hamed Fazlollahtabar earned a BSc and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He received his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology in 2015 and completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Sharif University of Technology, Iran, in the area of reliability engineering for complex systems in 2017. He currently works in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Damghan University, Iran, and is on the editorial boards of several journals and on the technical committees of several conferences. His research interests are business intelligence and analytics, advanced robotic production systems, reliability engineering, and supply chain planning. He has published more than 280 research papers and eight books.