Afzal Siddiqui is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Statistical Science. Previously, he was a Lecturer in Statistics at UCL (2005-2010) and a College Lecturer in the Department of Banking and Finance at University College Dublin. After having completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley in 2002, Afzal served as a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at UC Berkeley (2002) and a Visiting Post-doctoral Researcher at the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2002-2003), where he continues to hold a Guest Senior Scientist position. In addition, he is a Research Engineer (20% time) at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences of Stockholm University. He delivered HEC Montréal courses and seminar to numerous companies in China (Sichuan Electric Power Corp., Jilin Electric Power Co.).