Ali Masoudi holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from Azad University, Tehran, Iran (2008) and a Masters of Science degree in Industrial and Management Engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea (2013). As a research assistant in the Ubiquitous Systems Engineering (USE) Lab at POSTECH, he researched environmental sustainability and industrial ecology and worked on sustainability projects including “Fofdation: The Foundation for the Sustainable Factory of the Future”, an international project on sustainable manufacturing, and “Design for Environment” supported by the Korea Ministry of the Environment (MOE) Eco-Design Human Resource Development Project. Upon graduation from POSTECH, he joined Daelim Industrial, a South Korean conglomerate Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Company in the energy and plant industry, headquartered in Seoul. This position allowed him to gain practical experience in complex energy systems, which motivated his current research on the challenges of energy and sustainability.
An industrialist and a systems thinker, Ali Masoudi is a M.Sc. degree student in Environmental Science at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. His research centers on industrial ecology and sustainability. He is a research assistant at the Yale Center for Industrial Ecology where he researches environmental sustainability of cities in the United States, India and China. Ali is also working with US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD) on waste management and circular economy projects in the US and Europe (Turkey). He is a Certified ISSP Sustainability Associate and a committee chair of Environmental Management and Sustainability at Energy and Environmental Division (EED) at American Society for Quality (ASQ).
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