Sahand Ashtab received his doctorate in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Windsor, Canada. He is an Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management at Cape Breton University, Canada. Dr. Ashtab has been involved in several applied research projects, and he is a co-winner of the CORS (Canadian Operational Research Society) Practice Prize. Dr. Ashtab’s research interests include simulation and optimization of supply chain management, data-driven decision making, and sustainability in supply chains.
Short Food Supply Chains, Circular Economy, and Closed Loop Supply Chains