- Dr. Zahra Hosseinifard is Lecturer of Operations Management in the Department of Management and Marketing at the University of Melbourne. Dr. Hosseinifard obtained a PhD in Statistics and Operations Research from RMIT University. She obtained the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching from the Deakin University. Zahra has experience of working in academia and industry. Her research interests include supply chain contracts, and stochastic decision modelling. Zahra's work has been published in leading operations management journals, including Decision Sciences, Omega and Computers & Operations Research.