Atousa Soltani obtained her PhD from University of British Columbia (UBC) in Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies (in Civil Engineering). Atousa received her B.A. in Economics from University of Tehran in 2006 and her M.A., also in Economics, from Simon Fraser University. Since arrival at Department of Engineering at UBC, Atousa has participated in different research collaborations with municipalities, ministries, and industry. She is hopeful to use her previous knowledge in pure Economics to improve Sustainability Decision Support Tools in waste management. Her research focus is on innovative decision support frameworks in multi-agent systems using mathematical structure of game theory.