Researcher biography

Dr Abolghasemi has a multi-disciplinary background in Engineering, Business, Statistics, and Machine Learning. His research interests/expertise are in time series forecasting, predictive analytics, data science, and machine learning with applications in supply chain management, and renewable energies optimisation. Through his research, Dr Abolghasemi has consulted dozens of companies in Australia, Europe and the Middle East and developed several analytical models to improve their supply chain networks and analytical capabilities. Dr Abolghasemi's research is closely tied to evidence-based analytics for real-world problems. He has published over 40 articles and technical reports and presented at numerous national and international conferences.

Mahdi is a consultant and member of the International Institute of Forecasters, the Australian Mathematical Society, and INFORMS. He serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Forecasting and is a regular reviewer of the International Journal of Production Economics, the International Journal of Production Research, and several international conferences. Dr Abolghasemi is the founding chair and host of an international scientific podcast, Forecasting Impact which has audiences in over 110 countries around the world.

Dr Abolghasemi is a passionate teacher and thought leader in higher education. He has been fortunate to study on three continents on scholarships and has never paid money for his education. He shares his experience by supervising talented young students and helping them to achieve their goals.