Tofigh Allahviranloo is a full professor of applied mathematics at Istinye University, Turkey. As a trained mathematician and computer scientist, Prof. Allahviranloo has developed a passion for multi- and interdisciplinary research. He is not only deeply involved in fundamental research in fuzzy applied mathematics, especially fuzzy differential equations, but he also aims at innovative applications in the applied biological sciences. He is the author of several books and many papers published by Elsevier and Springer. He actively serves the research community, as Editor-in-Chief of the International J. of Industrial Mathematics, and Associate Editor or editorial board member of several other journals, including Information Sciences, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, Iranian J. of Fuzzy Systems and Mathematical Sciences.