Ali Sadollah received his BSc degree in mechanical engineering, solid states, from Azad University, Semnan Branch, Iran in 2007 and MSc degree in mechanical engineering, applied mechanics, from the University of Semnan, Semnan, Iran in 2010. He obtained his Ph.D. at the Faculty of Engineering, the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 2013. He has also served as a postdoctoral research fellow for more than 2 years at Korea University, Seoul, South Korea. In 2016, for a year, he served as a research staff member at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Afterward, he was a guest assistant professor at Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran for 2 years. Currently, he is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran. His research interests include algorithm development, optimization and metaheuristics, applications of soft computing methods in engineering, artificial neural networks, and computational solid mechanics.