Dr. Manish Verma is an Associate Professor in the operations management area in DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Canada. He has an MBA and a PhD from McGill University, Montreal, Canada. His research interests are in multimodal transportation of dangerous goods, risk assessment, network design and planning issues in transportation, global logistics, and green supply chain management. His current research engagements focus on safety and security issues in freight transportation, and are funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). His works have been published in leading international journals in transportation, and in operations research. Currently he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Modeling and Analytics; and, on Freight Transportation.