Babak is an engineering economist. He thinks engineering is about economic solutions to the technical challenges of an uncertain world. He has worked as a senior analyst in energy industry, supporting investment decisions for multi-million-dollar projects across the globe. He is also an industry expert, and an assistant professor of petroleum engineering at Heriot-Watt University in Scotland. He teaches and conducts research on the art and science of economic decision analysis.
Babak’s interests are at the intersection of decision analysis and corporate finance, with applications in engineering and industry. He is the author of the upcoming book “Economic Decision Analysis.” He holds a PhD in Investment and Decisions Analysis (University of Stavanger, Norway) as well as MSc and BSc degrees in industrial engineering.