Reza is a PhD student at the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN), Deakin University, Australia. His research focuses on using digital technologies in chronic disease prevention and management. His key research interests include diabetes, e-/ mHealth, sedentary behaviour, physical activity, diet, micro-randomized trial (MRT) design, and application of computational models in health care. He has completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nutrition Science in Iran. His Master’s thesis research at Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) focused on the application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour to improve carbohydrate counting, physical activity and low-fat dietary behaviours among people with type 2 diabetes.