Esmail Najafi is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering Department at the slamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran. He received his B.A. in Power and Water University of Technology (PWUT), his M.S. in Islamic Azad University. and his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Science and Research Branch in Tehran, Iran. His research interests decision making, Data Envelopment Analysis, Engineering management and strategic management. His published research articles appear in journal or intelligent and fuzzy system, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, international journal of data envelopment analysis.
Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
S. A. Edalatpanah
S. A. Edalatpanah received the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from the University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran. He is currently working as the chief of R&D at the Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education, Iran. He is also an academic member of Guilan University and the Islamic Azad University of Iran. His fields of interest are uncertainty, fuzzy mathematics, numerical linear algebra, soft computing, and optimization. He has published over 100 journal and conference proceedings papers in the above research areas. He serves on the editorial boards of several international journals. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Research in Industrial Engineering.
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Assistant Prof., Department of Accounting, Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education, Tonekabon, Iran.
Mohsen Imeni is a member of the faculty of Accounting at the Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education. He received his MSc in Accounting in the Islamic Azad University of Kashan Branch; he received a PhD from (Accounting) the Islamic Azad University of Rasht Branch. He teaches undergraduate courses in accounting and finance.
Faculty of Management and Accounting, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
International Editorial Board
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Hassan Tehranian is the Griffith Millennium Chair in Finance and a Professor of Finance at the Wallace E. Carroll School of Management at Boston College. Hassan served as the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty from 2015 to May 2017 and the Chairperson of Finance Department from 1987 to 1993 and from 2003 to 2014. As a Founder of the Center for Asset Management, Hassan served as the Executive Director from 2001 until 2014. Hassan received his BS degree from the Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting and his MBA and Ph.D. degrees in Finance from the University of Alabama. He is the founder of the Graduate Finance Program at Boston College (MSF and Ph.D.), which he served as the Executive Director from 1986 to 2002.
His research has been published in a variety of scholarly journals including the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Accounting Research, Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Contemporary Accounting Research, Management Science , Global Finance Journal, and others.
Professor Tehranian is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Banking and Finance, Global Finance Journal, the Journal of Economics and Business, Applied Finance Letters and the Review of Financial Economics .Professor Tehranian has extensive experience teaching executive courses and has been engaged in a variety of management consulting activities to local and national firms
International Editorial Board
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Professor of Economics
Department of Economics 424 Straz Hall Marquette University P.O. Box 1881 Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
Phone: (414) 288-3570
Fax: (414) 288-5757
EDUCATION Ph.D. Economics, the University of Kansas, 1982
SPECIALIZATION Macroeconomics Monetary Economics Applied Econometrics
International Editorial Board
Professor Dr Seyyed Mostafa Rasoolimanesh
- School of Hosp,Tourism & Events
Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
Currently, S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh is an Associate Professor at the School of Hospitality, Tourism & Events, in Taylor's University. His research interest areas contain community participation, residents’ perceptions, sustainable tourism, heritage tourism, and urban sustainability. Moreover, he has used advanced quantitative analysis such as partial least squares - structural equation modeling in most of his papers. He has published more than 70 articles in high impact journals such as Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, International Journal of Contemporaneity Hospitality Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, International Journal of Tourism Research, Cities, and Habitat International among others. Mostafa is an editorial board member of more than 10 reputed tourism and hospitality journals, and he serves as the Special Issue Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, and Associate Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Mohammad Dadashzadeh holds a bachelor in electrical engineering, a master in computer science, both from MIT, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in computer and information science from University of Massachusetts. He has been affiliated with University of Detroit (1984-1989) and Wichita State University (1989-2003) where he served as the W. Frank Barton Endowed Chair in MIS. In 2003, he joined the faculty of the Decision and Information Sciences Department at Oakland University as Professor of MIS and Director of Applied Technology in Business (ATiB) program, a position he held until July 2009. He has authored 4 books and more than 50 articles on information systems and has served as the editor-in-chief of Journal of Database Management. His most recent editorial responsibilities include the books entitled Information Technology Management in Developing Countries and IT Education in the New Millennium. Dr. Dadashzadeh has extensive consulting experience and more than 6,000 people have attended his professional training seminars worldwide. Dadashzadeh has a been a recipient of teaching awards at MIT, at the Industrial Management Institute in Iran, and at Wichita State University where he was recognized by the Board of Trustees' Excellence in Teaching (2000), the Leadership in the Advancement of Teaching (1997), and Co-operative Education Faculty Adviser of the Year (2003) awards. Dr. Dadashzadeh is a co-author of Iranian Standard Code for Information Interchange (ISCII) and a co-founder of Sinasoft
Management Information Systems
Database Management Systems
Enterprise Data Integration
Strategic IT Planning
- h-index: 2(Scopus)
Professor, Deparement of Accounting, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Ira.
- h-index: 1(Scopus)
- h-index: 25(Scopus)
Department of Strategic Management and International Business, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Professor of industrial management, Allameh Tabatab'i university
Professor Iraj Hoshi
Emeritus Professor of Economics
Ashley 2 Building
Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF
Tel: +44 1782 294090
Iraj Hoshi is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Staffordshire University Business School, Stoke on Trent, UK. He completed his BSc in Petroleum Refinery Engineering at Abadn Institute of Technology in 1966, his MA in Economics at the University of Maryland (USA) in 1969 and PhD in Economics at the Keele University, United Kingdom in 1980. His research has focused on various aspects of the process of transition to a market economy in former socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe, including privatisation and corporate governance, financial system reforms, enterprise restructuring, industrial competitiveness, bankruptcy and reorganisation, and entrepreneurship and SME development. He has held teaching positions at Tehran Business School, Keele University and Staffordshire University
Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee obtained a BSc. (2012) and MSc. (2014) in Industrial Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in Isfahan, Iran. Then, he received a Ph.D. degree (2019) in Industrial Engineering from Mazandaran University of Science and Technology in Babol, Iran. Dr. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Istinye University in Istanbul, Turkey. Meanwhile, he has worked as a Quality Assurance consultant and training manager in some automotive industries in Iran, and could go through different relevant courses like ISO 9001: 2015 and IATF 16949-2016. He has been verified as a scientific elite by the Young Researchers and Elite Club, Islamic Azad University in 2017 and Iran's National Elites Foundation in 2018. He has published more than 70 papers in high-quality journals and conferences and has been serving as a reviewer in many reputed journals such as IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy System, Journal of Cleaner Production, Waste Management, Computers & Industrial Engineering, and Optimization. Erfan Babaee Tirkolaee has been recognized as Top Peer Reviewer in 2 of the Essential Science Indicators research areas by Publons. Moreover, he is a member of the editorial/guest editorial board in several journals such as Annals of Operations Research, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Management Decision, and International Journal of Supply and Operations Management.
Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran
- h-index: 13(Scopus)
Hashem Saberi Najafi
H. Saberi Najafi Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Ayandegan Institute of Higher Education. His fields of interest are numerical linear algebra, numerical analysis, computational mathematics and numerical modeling of oceans.
Professor of Accounting, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Kerman,Iran
Institute of Knowledge Based Systems and Knowledge Management, University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany
Academic Rank: Professor
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematical Sciences
Department:Department of Applied Mathematics
My research interests mainly focuses on developing efficient interior point algorithms for solving linear and nonlinear optimization problems. Recently, I am also involved on modeling and solving some location problems. Besides my main research interest, I am also interested in nulmerical linear algebra and scientific computing
Mostafa Zandieh received the B.Sc. degree from the Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1998, the M.Sc. degree from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, in 2000, and the Ph.D. degree from the Amirkabir University of Technology, in 2006, all in industrial engineering. He is currently Full Professor with the Department of Industrial Management, Management and Accounting Faculty, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU), Tehran. His research interests include production planning and scheduling, financial engineering, quality engineering, applied operations research, simulation, and artificial intelligence techniques in the areas of manufacturing systems design
Dr. Zabihollah Rezaee is currently the Thompson-Hill Chair of Excellence and Professor of Accounting and PhD coordinator at the University of Memphis and has served a 2-year term on the Standing Advisory Group (SAG) to assist the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) in its standard-setting responsibilities (2004-2006). He is currently (2019-2023) the editor of the Journal of Forensic Accounting Research, one of the journals of the American Accounting Association (AAA) and appointed to the Honorary Advisory Panel of the Financial Reporting Council in Hong Kong (December 2019-September 2021). Dr. Rezaee has taught previously at the following universities: Middle Tennessee State University, University of Detroit, University of Alabama in Huntsville, University of Tehran in Iran, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Malaya and Uitm Universities in Malaysia, Lulea Technology University in Sweden, United International College (UIC), Fudan, Beijing Normal University, Sino-US college and Peking Universities in China and the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Rezaee’s areas of teaching are auditing, financial accounting, international and managerial accounting, internal auditing, accounting systems applications, financial statement analysis, corporate governance, business sustainability and ethics and financial reporting and auditing seminars at undergraduate, graduate and PhD levels. He was the PhD coordinator 2014-2019. He served as Secretary (2013-2014) of the Forensic & Investigative Accounting Section and served on Auditing Standards Committee of the AAA. He is currently (2020-2021) serving as the chair of the Budget and Finance Committee of the Faculty Senate at the University of Memphis in reviewing educational and financial sustainability of all academic affairs units.
Professor Rezaee’s teaching philosophy and practice reflects a dedicated commitment to student learning and often says, “If it was not for students, faculty would not be at the University and if it was not for faculty, the University would not exist.” He views the University as a community of faculty, students, administrators and staff who are gathered to support learning by creating knowledge, disseminating knowledge and implementing knowledge. Focusing on shared governance, respect for others, diversity, integrity, honesty and competency in the academic, personal and professional affairs, and a culture of accountability and transparency. Dr. Rezaee’s approach as a scholar, practicing accountant and teacher are guided based on his six E’s of Excitement, Energy, Engagement, Efficiency, Effectiveness and Excellence. He has actively encouraged Executive MBA aspirants to examine and pursue their commitments to tone at the top, shared value, effective communication, culture of integrity, competency, compliance and accountability. Evaluations by students and colleagues indicate high effectiveness in teaching.
Dr. Rezaee has published over 225 articles in well-recognized academic and practitioner journals such as: the Journal of Accounting and Economics; Contemporary Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Theory & Practice; Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance; Accounting Horizons, Research in Accounting Regulation, Strategic Finance; and the Journal of Accountancy, Journal of Management Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Literature among many others. He has presented over 235 research papers at universities and regional, national and international meetings and has received numerous research grants from various sources. He currently serves on the editorial board of several journals and has reviewed papers for many journals, meetings and organizations. He received the Lybrand Bronze Medal for the outstanding Article of the Year in 1999, selected by the Institute of Management Accountants; Outstanding Contributor Award, IIA for his article, “The Three Cs of Fraudulent Financial Reporting,” Internal Auditor (October 2002 issue); was a finalist for the SOX Institute’s SOX MVP 2007 Award and was the 2011 Award winner for SOX Corporate Governance and Risk Management. He is ranked in the top tenth (10th) percentile of authors in the SSRN based on 10,932total paper downloads as of January 15, 2020. He is ranked in the top ten (fourth place) of the most productive faculty (graduated in 1985) in the study by Hasselback et al., 2012 “Benchmarking the Research Productivity of accounting doctorates”, Issues in Accounting Education, November 2012, Vol.24, No.4.
Dr. Rezaee holds the CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CGFM, CSOXP, CGOVP, CGRCP, CGMA and CRMA certifications and possesses practical experience in both financial and managerial accounting and auditing. He has also published eight books: Financial Institutions, Valuations, Mergers, and Acquisitions: The Fair Value Approach; Financial Statement Fraud: Prevention and Detection; U.S. Master Auditing Guide 3rd edition; Audit Committee Oversight Effectiveness Post-Sarbanes-Oxley Act; Corporate Governance Post-Sarbanes-Oxley: Regulations, Requirements, and Integrated Processes; Corporate Governance and Business Ethics; Financial Services Firms: governance, Regulations, Valuations, Mergers, and Acquisitions; and Corporate Sustainability: Integrating Performance and Reporting, which won the 2013 Axiom Gold Award in the category of “Business Ethics”, another book, entitled Business Sustainability: Performance, Compliance, Accountability, and Integrated Reporting, was published in October 2015 by Greenleaf Publishing. His recent books on Audit Committee Effectiveness and Corporate Governance and Forensic Accounting were published by Business Expert Press in July 2016, March 2018 and April 2019. Two recent books on Business Sustainability in Asia and Business Sustainability, Corporate Governance and Organizational Ethics (textbook) were published by John Wiley in March and October 2019. Several of these books are translated into other languages including Chinese, Persian, Korean, and Spanish.
He has served on several university committees, held officer positions in numerous professional organizations, provided consulting to United Nations development programs and served on the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB). He is currently serving on the President’s Academic Advisory Council at the University of Memphis. Dr. Rezaee has been involved extensively in the development and review of accounting programs at several universities abroad, coordinated their graduate and PhD programs and is currently the PhD program coordinator/representative at the School of Accountancy on the college PhD sub-council at the University of Memphis. Dr. Rezaee was one of the finalists for the position of the Faculty Trustee at the University of Memphis in 2016 and the Ombudsperson position in 2017. He has served on the editorial boards of 10 accounting journals, the Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Economics and Statistics, 2015-2017; Guest Editor, Sustainability Journal, 2018-2019 and 2019-2021 and Journal of Sustainability Research,2019-2021. He has served as expert witness and testified in Federal courts.
1985 PhD Accounting University of Mississippi
1980 MBA Accounting Tarleton State University
1976 BS Auditing Iranian Institute of Advanced Accounting
Department of Accounting, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran
Fereydoon Rahnamay Roodposhti
Department of Accounting, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.
Asghar Moshabaki Esfahani
Professor in Business Administration
Organization and Management Theories
Ph.D.: business Administration-Florida-USA, 1980 -1985
MBA: Master of Business Administration-Florida –USA, 1977 -1980
B .S: Administrative Science and Management-Esfahan University, Iran, 1972-1976
Seyed Mohammad Ali Khatami Firouzabadi
Faculty of Management and Accounting, Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran
Research Interests: Soft OR, PSMs, Strategic Decision-Making, Decision-Making under Uncertainty, Fuzzy Sets, Fuzzy Set Extensions, Scenario Planning, Robustness Analysis, and Antifragility Analysis
- h-index: 2(Scopus)
Hossein Ali Fakher has received his Bachelor degree in Economics from Semnan University in Semnan. He continued his studies in Environmental economics and gained his M.Sc. from the Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. He is currently a regular reviewer for leading several national journals (journals related to ministry of science, research and technology namely Environmental Sciences, Journal of Natural Environment, Journal of Pollution, Journal of Innovation Management and Operational Strategies, Journal of Applied Research on Industrial Engineering, Journal of Fuzzy Extension & Applications and Journal of Decisions and Operations Research) and international journals (journals related to Elsevier and Springer namely Environmental and Resource Economics, Ecological Economics, Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, and Journal of Cleaner Production). Furthermore, he services as Editor in the reputable Journal of Applied Research on Industrial Engineering (JARIE). His research interest is in the areas of environmental economics, energy economics, Agricultural economics, environmental indicators, and environmental impact assessment. He has published several scientific articles in leading peer-reviewed journals and has presented papers in these fields. Hossein Ali Fakher can be contacted at email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yasamin Salmani is an assistant professor of Project & Operations Management with interests in Retailing and Supply Chain Optimization. She received her Ph.D. in Decision Sciences (Operations & Business Analytics) from Drexel University in May 2019.
She developed a novel analytic procedure to provide a structure for optimal investment decisions towards improving existing distribution channels in a supply chain. She is interested in utilizing analytical and operational research techniques to find solutions for real-world business problems. Her proposed methodology is applied to a U.S. manufacturing, multi-channel company. Currently, her research focuses on omnichannel retailing and service operations management.
Yasamin loves teaching as a profession and finds that teaching is a valuable complement to her research.
Department of Mathematics, Qazvin Branch, Islamic Azad University, Qazvin, Iran
Seyed Hamid Khodadad Hosseini
Faculty of Management and Economics, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
Department of Management
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
Tel: +98 51 38805351