Bachelor of Science in Physics, Arya-Mehr U. Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1971; Master of Science, Cranfield Institute, England, 1978; Doctor of Science, George Washington University, 1982.
Postdoctoral researcher, International Water Resources Institute, Washington, 1982-1983;
professor, U. Baltimore, since 1983;
Harry Wright distinguished research professor management science and statistics, U. Baltimore
research professor, Information Systems Research Center, Baltimore, since 1996. Faculty advanced studies California National U., since 1991. Faculty consultant Kennedy-Western U., since 1995.
Technical lecturer Bethlehem Steel Company, Baltimore, 1983-1984;science consultant in field.
Fellow Royal Statistical Society, Operational Research Society, Institute Combinatorics and Applications. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, American Mathematics Society, International Association Mathematics and Computer Modeling, International Forecasting Society, American Statistical Association, Association for Computing Machinery, Digital Equipment Computer Users Society, Information Resources Management Association, Mathematics Association American, London Mathematics Society, Institute for Operations Research and Mgmt Sciences, Society Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Society for Information Management, New York Academy Sciences, Beta Gamma Sigma, Omega Rho.
Married Elaheh-Naaze Khoshghadam, December 20, 1984. 1 child, Aryana.