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Hossein Hassani

Senior Research Scholar

Cooperation and Transformative Governance Research Group

Advancing Systems Analysis Program


Hossein Hassani is a researcher in the Cooperation and Transformative Governance Research Group of the IIASA Advancing Systems Analysis Program. He is a highly accomplished and skilled data scientist, academic, and researcher with over 15 years of extensive experience working with national, international, and multicultural organizations, research institutes, and academia. He has held a variety of leadership positions, including a Statistical Systems Coordinator position at the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). He has also worked with renowned organizations such as the United Nations.

Hassani is highly-ranked with several national and international awards. He is one of the world's top 1% scientists from a range of academic backgrounds, as indicated by the official 2022 Elsevier and Stanford University ranking. His expertise is evident in his significant contributions to research, as demonstrated by his publication of more than 200 high-quality journal papers in various disciplines. He has an i10-index of over 100, an H-index of over 40, and is in the top 98% on ResearchGate.

He has an excellent track record in attracting research funding, both national and international, as the lead applicant. His research output, findings, and presentations have been useful for policy and decision makers.

In addition to his significant contributions to research, Hassani has also received considerable media coverage. His work has been featured in several prestigious publications, including The Guardian, the Financial Times, OPEC Bulletin, and many others. He continues to pursue his passion for data science and management by seeking new initiatives and opportunities to impact society through research. He is an enthusiastic data scientist and manager who is committed to making a positive difference in the world.

As an accomplished academician, Hassani has had the privilege of supervising over ten PhD students, guiding them towards the successful completion of their doctoral studies. Additionally, he has demonstrated a great commitment towards youth education and empowerment, dedicating significant time and resources towards various initiatives aimed at enhancing the educational outcomes and career prospects of young people. In recognition of his contributions to science and education, various prestigious international awards have been bestowed upon him, including the highly esteemed Chinese Academy of Science Award.

For a comprehensive list of Hassani's publications, please refer to the following link:

Last update: 26 JUN 2023