M. A. Khanesar (SMIEEE, MIET, MASME) has been working as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Research Group, University of Nottingham, U.K since 2018. He received the B.Sc., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in control engineering from the K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2005, 2007, and 2012, respectively. He has further held previous positions as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Technical University of Denmark and an Assistant Professor with Semnan University, Iran. He held a nine-month visiting student position at the Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 2010. He serves as an Academic Editor for Complexity journal (Hindawi/Wiley), and an Associate Editor of Complex, and Intelligent Systems (Springer). His current research interests include metrology, manufacturing, robotics, machine learning, and control. He has published more than 40 research articles in SCI(E) journals and two books which are published with Elsevier, and Springer.