Prof. Harold M. Campbell is currently a professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, (MerSETA, chair for Skills Development), at Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa. His primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of supply chain design, operations planning in the service industries, operations management, stochastic optimization, reliability engineering, business engineering, engineering management, systems engineering, financial engineering and operations research, mathematical modeling of complex networks, and data mining techniques. His secondary research and teaching interests are in production planning and control, discrete and heuristic optimization, simulation modeling, and project management. He studied in the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, and obtained his Doctorate in Business Leadership at the University of South Africa, SBL, Unisa, South Africa. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed papers and successfully supervised several graduate theses and dissertations.