Dr. Aydin Azizi holds a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering-Mechatronics, an MSc in Mechatronics and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering-Heat & Fluids. Certified as an official instructor for the Siemens Mechatronic Certification Program (SMSCP) and the editor of the book series Emerging Trends in Mechatronics publishing by Springer Nature Group, he currently serves as a Senior Lecturer at the Oxford Brookes University. His current research focuses on investigating and developing novel techniques to model, control and optimize complex systems. Dr. Azizi’s areas of expertise include Control & Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Simulation Techniques. Dr. Azizi is the recipient of the National Research Award of Oman for his AI-focused research, DELL EMC’s “Envision the Future” competition award in IoT for “Automated Irrigation System”, and ‘Exceptional Talent’ recognition by the British Royal Academy of Engineering.