Hamid Ghaderi is a PhD student in the Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering interested in sustainable design and manufacturing. His current research focuses on techno-economic analysis, life cycle assessment, and developing decision making tools for hard drive value recovery in the United States. The goal of his research is to identify the best strategy for implementing hard drive value recovery that maximizes the economic and environmental benefits. Prior to joining the University of Arizona, Hamid received his Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology. He researched on designing a sustainable bioethanol supply chain under uncertainty in Iran.