Dr. Michael Masin is a Research Staff Member in the IoT and Wearables Department at IBM Research – Haifa. He has served as the technical lead, principle investigator, and coordinator for numerous projects, both with government and private customers. Michael’s research interests focus on the development of engineer-friendly AI tools and applications based on machine learning and multi-objective optimization. These include (1) engineering, managing, and engaging things, humans, and teams of things and humans; (2) designing and managing cloud and cloud-edge infrastructure and applications; and (3) designing, controlling, and integrating production, service, and logistics systems. Michael received his M.Sc. in mechanical engineering from the Moscow State University of Railway Transport, and then went on to get his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He has published many papers in leading professional journals and conferences, filed more than 10 IBM patents, and continues to supervise graduate students at the Technion and Tel Aviv University.