Mahdi Homayouni is a Researcher at the Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Decision Support ( LIAAD), INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal, since Feb 2017. He has been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Industrial Engineering, Islamic Azad University, Lenjan Branch, Isfahan, Iran, since Feb 2011.
Mahdi gained his PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, from Universiti Putra Malaysia in May 2012. He gained his MSc and BEng degrees in 2008 from Universiti Putra Malaysia, and 2003 from Najafabad Branch- Islamic Azad University- Iran, respectively. He was formerly the head of the Industrial Engineering Department at IAULn, and the director of the young researchers club, IAULn for 2013 to 2016.