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Ali Vatankhah Barenji

Ali Vatankhah Barenji

Senior Research Scientist
Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering (2016), Eastern Mediterranean University
M.S Mechanical Engineering (2013), Eastern Mediterranean University
B.Eng. Manufacturing Engineering (2009), University of Tabriz

Ali Vatankhah Barenji

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Dr. Barenji is an accomplished researcher and educator in the field of smart logistics and manufacturing system field. Dr. Barenji has been actively engaged in this field for over 10 years, with a particular focus on AI-driven decision-making and model-based systems. His work has been recognized through numerous grants, awards, and publications in top-tier journals.

Dr. Barenji received his doctoral degree in mechanical engineering from EMU and subsequently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at MIT and GDUT. He is now a senior research scientist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he has made significant contributions to the field of Industry 4.0 and the industrial metaverse.

In addition to his research, Dr. Barenji is also a dedicated educator, committed to inspiring and educating the next generation of researchers. He has developed and taught courses in AI and robotics and has mentored a diverse group of graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Barenji's commitment to excellence in teaching has been recognized through numerous teaching awards and positive student feedback.

  • Multi-Agent Systems
  • Blockchain
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Virtual reality / Augmented reality
  • Robotics
  • Decision support system
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Georgia Tech Supply Chain and
Logistics Institute
H. Milton Stewart School of
Industrial & Systems Engineering
765 Ferst Drive, NW, Suite 228
Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.894.2343