Mr. Abdallah graduated with a B.Eng. degree in 2012 with a focus on Electrical Engineering. He has worked for more than three years as a researcher and teacher assistant in the department of Physics and Engineering Mathematics at Alexandria University within which he earned a M.A.Sc degree in 2017. He is currently a second-year PhD student in the Management Science field, operations research at DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University. His PhD research focus is in the applications of optimization methods in business analytics, energy management, in addition to risk analysis techniques.