Olli-Pekka Hilmola is a Professor in LUT University, Finland. He has more than 300 publications to his name, has been part of numerous international research projects, and has worked in several universities within Finland, Sweden, Estonia and China. In addition to his academic work, he also holds industrial experience.Yulia Panova has a background in railway transportation organization and management. She graduated with a doctoral degree in Technical Science from LUT University, Finland, and her research focuses on the simulation modelling of dynamic systems. She is an Associate Professor at Luoyang Normal University, China, and is the co-author of the book Risk Management in the Economy: Problems and Solutions.