Dr. Shahmanzari completed his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Koç University in 2019. He received his M.Sc. degree in Management Information Systems from Middle East Technical University and his B.Sc. degree in Information Technology Engineering from Tabriz University. Before joining Istanbul Şehir University, he worked as a research and teaching assistant at Koç University.
His main research interests lie in the area of the Business Analytics, Metaheuristics and Matheuristic algorithms, Mathematical Programming, Distribution Logistics, and Management Information Systems.
Besides his academic career, Dr. Shahmanzari joined Azhitechs Automotive group, Tabriz, Iran, in 2012 as CEO Consultant. Since March 2013, he has been Business Development Director of Azhitechs.