Atabak's research focuses on decision-making processes and consumers' behavior. He uses quantitative approaches, and learning algorithms to address research questions that lie within the combinations of mathematical modeling and psychology. His main research interests are revenue management, price communication, OR, and quantitative marketing.
He holds a Master's degree in Systems' Engineering and a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology. Prior to joining academia, he had working experiences as a project manager, consultant, and developer in the IT and telecommunication industries.