Dr. Ali Danandeh Mehr holds a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (ITU). Currently, he is an associate professor at the Civil Engineering Department of Antalya Bilim University (ABU), Turkey. Prior to joining ABU, he worked as vice chair of the Civil Engineering Department at Near East University. Dr. Danandeh Mehr has also worked as an academic member and postdoctoral research fellow at ITU-TRNC Campuses and University of Tabriz, respectively. He has published several refereed publications and collaborated as subject editor/reviewer for different international scholarly journals. His current research focuses on stochastic hydrology, hydroinformatics, and developing evolutionary algorithms to solve different problems in water resources systems.