Navid Mostoufi Full ProfessorUniversity of TehranNavid Mostoufi is currently a Full Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Tehran. He holds a B.Eng. and M.Sc. degree in chemical engineering from Iran’s University of Tehran, plus a Ph.D. in Fluidization from Canada’s Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal. He has taught advanced mathematics and fluid mechanics courses for over 18 years. His research interests include process modeling, simulation and optimization, and fluidization. Professor Mostoufi has more than 270 publications in major international journals and conferences. He is the co-author of the textbook “Numerical Methods for Chemical Engineers with MATLAB Applications”, published by Prentice Hall PTR in 1999 and “Coupled CFD-DEM Modeling: Formulation, Implementation and Application to Multiphase Flows”, published by Wiley in 2016. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Chemical Product and Process Modeling (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cppm) published by Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Germany and winner of the University of Tehran’s distinguished researcher, 2013. Prof. Mostoufi is now the secretary of the Iranian Association of Chemical Engineers.