Azadeh holds Ph.D., in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and BEng., in Computing and Communication Systems Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK. Azadeh has extensive experience as founder, researcher and consultant. Her focus is on Smart City, Circular Economy and Environmental Sustainability and in particular she is researching the use cases of emerging technologies in the sustainable smart city. In addition, Azadeh is Co-Founder of WasteLedger, a start-up working to digitalise waste management industry. She is strongly believe in women empowerment through employment and gender equality in workplaces.