Pouya is a PhD student at University of Toronto, investigating the applications of Knowledge Representation and Intelligent Decision Making in management of industrial projects. Prior to that Pouya worked with Hatch (one of major EPCM companies) as a Structural Engineer for close to five years. As a member of Specialized Engineering Analysis and Deign (SEAD) team at Hatch he had undertaken a verity of complex engineering problems in both the Energy sector (such as Oil and gas, Hydro and Renewables) and Mining sector (such as Steel, Nickel, Aluminum, Copper and else) all across the world. Many of those projects are acclaimed for innovation and excellence by their clients. Pouya has published several articles in various publications and outlets across the industry.