S. Yasaman Amirkiaee is a PhD candidate and teaching fellow in the Department of Information Technology and Decision Sciences at the University of North Texas. She has two master's degrees: the first one in Industrial Management (Operations Research) from Tarbiat Modares University in Tehran (Iran) and the second one in Engineering Management (System Engineering) from Florida International University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate degree in Management Science in ITDS department. Her four years of teaching experience include teaching Operations Research and Production Management in Iran, as well as Data Analysis and Business Statistics in US. Yasaman's current research interests include Decision Making Analysis, Text Analytics, New Paradigms in Transportation Industry, and New Technology Acceptance. Since being in UNT, Yasaman has had several talks on her research works in the conferences such as SWDSI, DSI, INFROMS, and POMS and published a journal paper in Transportation Research: Part F.