Executive Guest Editors

F. Aymen
University of Gabes
Gabes
Tunisia
Email: flahaymening@gmail.com

Dr. Flah Aymen received his Ph.D. in 2012 from the National School of Engineering of Gabes in electrical engineering. Dr. Flah is currently an assistant professor of electrical engineering at the National School of Engineering of Gabes which offers courses on power systems, power converters, and motor control. In 2018, Dr. Flah was appointed as Publication Chair in the International Symposium on Advanced Electrical and Communication Technologies. He has also contributed a special issue to the journal Energies. His research interests include electric vehicles, motor control, and smart applications.

J. Balsa-Barreiro
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
USA
Email: jobalbar@gmail.com

José Balsa-Barreiro is a research scientist in Connection Science and Human Dynamics group at the MIT Media Lab where he works with Prof. Sandy Pentland . He is also part of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory , where he is involved in the research group of Aerosols and Clouds (329J) with Anthony B. Davis . He researches the intersection of big data and computational social science, while focusing on a broad spectrum of topics ranging to human dynamics, mobility, geography, and mapping, among other interests. His work has been featured in Harvard International Review , El País , Foreign Affairs , and Le Monde Diplomatique.

He has received his Bsc. Geography from University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), Geomatics Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, both from Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain). He holds a Ph.D degree in Civil Engineering from University of Coruna (Spain) and Politecnico di Torino (Italy). He has worked in Spain, Germany ( Institute for Photogrammetry ), Switzerland ( Institute for Transport Planning and Systems ), and the United States ( MIT Media Lab and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory ).

H. Chen
Chang'an University
Xi'an
China
Email: chenhao@chd.edu.cn

Hao Chen is a Vice Dean of School of Automobile, Chang’an University. His fields of expertise are Energy conversion and management, Renewable and sustainable energy reviews, Applied thermal engineering, Energy and Fuels.

J. Euchi
Quantitatives Methods Departement
Sfax University
Sfax
Tunisia
Email: euchi.jalel@yahoo.fr

Dr. Jalel Euchi is faculty member at the Department of Management Information Systems, CBE, Qassim University, KSA. He received his PhD in Computer Science, in the field of Optimisation and Transportation Problems from the Sfax University in Tunisia and LeHavre University in France, in 2011. He is an Associate Researcher in the OLID Laboratory, Sfax University, Tunisia, also in Laboratoire de Mathématiques Appliquées du Havre (LMAH), LeHavre University, France. He has published extensively in the reputed journals like International Journal of Operational Research, Swarm and Evolutionary Computation, Management Decision, Journal of Operational Research Society and Vehicular Communications. He is a referee of many journals published by Springer and Elsevier publishers.

S.M. Ghadiri
Malaysia University of Science and Technology
Petaling Jaya
Malaysia
Email: smrgh1@gmail.com

Dr. Seyed Mohammadreza Ghadiri is the Dean of School of Transportation and Logistics, and he is the former head of postgraduate programs at Malaysia University of Science and Technology. Furthermore, he is the authorized Trainer/Instructor for courses leading to the FIATA Diploma in freight forwarding by FIATA Advisory Body Vocational Training, Switzerland. In September 2020 he was appointed as the dean of the school of logistics at Swiss Institute of Management & Innovation (SIMI), Switzerland. He has been invited as a guest Professor and Keynote speaker of many international events in different countries such as Spain, Poland, China, India, Iran, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Nigeria to deliver his speech, teach the students and train the lecturers and supervise the PhD researchers.

E. Hassannayebi
Industrial Engineering Department
Sharif University of Technology
Tehran
Iran
Email: hassannayebi@sharif.edu

Dr. Erfan Hassannayebi is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering at the Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Iran. He received a B.S. and M.S. from the SUT. He received his Ph.D. in industrial and system engineering from the Tarbiat Modares University in 2017, where he worked on designing algorithmic frameworks for railway disruption management. His research interests span both system engineering and transportation science. Much of his work has been on computer simulation and optimization of transportation systems, mainly through the application of discrete-event simulation techniques. His research interests are transportation planning, operation research, mathematical programming, and simulation- optimization.

S. Kolathayar
National Institute of Technology
Surathkal
India
Email: sreevalsakolathayar@gmail.com

Dr Sreevalsa Kolathayar pursued M.Tech from IIT Kanpur, PhD from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and served as International Research Staff at UPC BarcelonaTech Spain. He is presently Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka, India. Dr Sreevalsa has authored three books that are now subscribed by worldwide university libraries including MIT and Stanford. He published over 60 research papers. He is Editorial Board member of two International Journals and acted as a reviewer for many international journals. His research interests include Ground Motion Attenuation & Seismic Hazard Assessment, Local Site effects & Liquefaction Susceptibility, Pseudo-dynamic approach for Seismic Loading, Disaster Risk Reduction, Geogrids and Geocells, and Water geotechnics.

M. Milenkovic
University of Belgrade
Belgrade
Serbia
Email: m.millenkovic@gmail.com

Dr. Milos Milenkovic is Associate Professor at The Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering (University of Belgrade, Serbia) and a Research Fellow at the MIT-Zaragoza Program (Zaragoza, Spain). Dr. Milenkovic has a Ph.D. degree of Technical Sciences in the field of Traffic and Transportation with a focus on rail freight car scheduling and fleet sizing problems, Magisterial degree of Technical Sciences with a focus on train dispatching problems and M.Sc. degree based on intelligent transportation systems from the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia. Dr. Milenkovic´s main research areas are mathematical optimization, model predictive control theory, time series analysis, project management and engineering economy with a special focus on transport related applications. He is engaged as a member of editorial board of a number of scientific conferences and also as a reviewer of a number of prestigious peer-reviewed journals, like “International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems”, ”Applied Mathematical Modelling” and ”Transportation Research Part E”. During his career Dr Milenkovic published more than fifty papers in journals as well as at scientific conferences. Dr. Milenkovic has also been employed for two years in Public Enterprise ”Serbian Railways” as a leading engineer for traffic organization and timetable construction.

D. Singh
Manipal University Jaipur
Jaipur
India
Email: dggill2@gmail.com

Dr. Dilbag Singh is currently working as an Assistant Professor in Manipal University Jaipur, India. He has received his Ph.D., from Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala (Pb.), India. He has published 23 papers in SCI/SCIE indexed journals. His research interests include digital image processing, machine learning, data science, meta-heuristic techniques, and wireless sensor networks.

K. Sohag
Ural Federal University
Yekaterinburg
Russian Federation
Email: ksokhag@urfu.ru

Dr. Kazi Sohag is a senior research fellow at Graduate School of Economics Management, Ural Federal University, Russian Federation. He is an adjunct research fellow at the School of Commerce, University of Southern Queensland, Australia. Besides, Dr Kazi is also an associated research fellow at Accounting Research Institute, UiTM, Malaysia. He is an External Researcher, Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy and Power Systems, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a contributing author of IPCC Working Group III. He obtained a PhD in environmental economics from the National University of Malaysia in 2017. He received a diploma on Global VAR Modeling using the GVAR from Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic 2019 and Energy and Environmental CGE Modeling with GAMS, from EcoMod, Singapore in 2015. According to RePEc, he is top ten economist in Russia based on the publication records in the last ten years.

T. Tsuboi
Nagoya Electric Works Co. Ltd.
Nagoya
Japan
Email: t_tsuboi@nagoya-denki.co.jp

Tsutomu Tsuboi joined Hitachi from 1979 and worked as industrial motors designer until 1985, then Network product management of Semiconductor Div. from 1986 to 1997. He was manager of Hitachi Semiconductor America Inc. from 1997 to 2000. He was senior manager of Renesas Technology from 2003 to 2010. He was senior manager of Smart City Div. of Hitachi Ltd. from 2010 to 2012. He was Project Director of Hamamatsu Agency for Innovation from 2012 to 2014. He is currently general manager of Global Business Development office in Nagoya Electric Works since 2014. He is IPSJ member and IEEE senior member.

L. Zhang
National Engineering Laboratory for Electric Vehicles & CollaborativeInnovation Center for Electric Vehicles in Beijing
Beijing Institute of Technology
Beijing
China
Email: lei_zhang@bit.edu.cn