I am Hadi Charkhgard*, an assistant professor & the director of multi-objective optimization laboratory in the Department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering at the University of South Florida (USF). Prior to this position, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology from August 2015 to August 2016.

My expertise lies mainly in the field of Operations Research (more precisely, Multi-objective Mixed Integer Programming) and its applications in Healthcare, Energy, Transportation, Scheduling, Mining and etc.

*To pronounce my family name, you can simply drop ``kh", i.e., Chargard. Also, you can listen to its pronunciation by clicking on the PLAY button at the top of the page.