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We already share a common purpose if you have a practical background in business analytics and supply chain management. As an experienced industrial engineer and operations manager with a Ph.D. in Operations Management and system engineering, my research focuses on developing practical IT-based solutions to enhance business capabilities. With over 80 publications in esteemed journals, I welcome those whose interests align with my work and aspire to expand their own capabilities. Feel free to connect with me at, and together, we can make a meaningful impact on businesses and supply chains alike.

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Research biography

Sajjad is a faculty member of the operations and supply chain management department at the Australian Institute of Business. Also, he was an Associate Professor at the National University of Iran. Sajjad earned his doctoral degree in industrial engineering from the Polytechnic University of Tehran and completed his M.S. in systems engineering at Polytechnic University. Before starting the Ph.D. program, he worked as a business analyst and supply chain manager in different reputable industries.
Dr. Shokouhyar's research focuses on developing social networks big data analysis such as Twitter, Facebook, etc. to extract consumers' opinions and enhance firms and supply chains. His research papers have been published in highly evaluated journals such as the Journal of Annals of Operations Research‏, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, The International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications and the International Journal of Logistics Management.
Between 2020 and 2021, he used to be a visiting professor at Utrecht University in the Netherlands and worked in the areas of sustainable transportation management through social media analytics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Industrial Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology


Master of Science, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology


Bachelor of Science, Industrial Engineering-Planning and System Analysis, Amirkabir University of Technology


Research Interests

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Analytics
  • Operations Management
  • Machine Learning and Deep Learning


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