Mohammad is an an MSCA Fellow and a PhD candidate at the University of Kent. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Iran, and a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering from University of Tehran, Iran. During his time at University of Tehran, he joined an academic project on Sustainability and Resilience in Supply Chain Operations Management. He contributed to studies on supplier selection and order allocation problem and developed a framework for supply chains’ performance measurement and evaluation using both a sustainability and resilience criteria approach. He has hands-on business experience through working in Supply Chain departments of Renault (French carmaker) and Nestlé (Swiss FMCG company) in tandem with his studies.


Mohammad’s research is focused on defining what is assessing the economic efficiency of the Circular Economy, identifying the critical factors, key assumptions and constraints and developing models for economic efficiency assessment of the Circular Economy. He will provide case-based examples of the implementation of the economic
efficiency models across different stages of the Circular Economy value chain network (products, processes, firms, industries and economy-wide) in the European context based on different opportunity and growth scenarios.