Academic staff
Christos Zikopoulos
Assistant Professor

Education

Postdoctoral research, INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, France
PhD, School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
MSc in Management of Production Systems, School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Diploma (5-year degree), School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

 

Experience – Academic positions

(Non-tenure positions)
Department of Marketing and Operations Management, University of Macedonia
School of Economics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Western Macedonia
Department of Supply Chain Management, Greek International University
School of Sciences and Technology, Greek Open University
School of Social Sciences, Greek Open University
School of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Research Interests
Operations Management in Productions Systems and Services
Supply Chain Management
Circular Economy

 

Publications - Conferences

(indicative list)

Journal papers
Zikopoulos, C. and Tagaras, G., 2015. Reverse supply chains: Effects of collection network and returns classification on profitability. European Journal of Operational Research, 246 (2), 435-449
Panagiotidou, S., Nenes, G. and C. Zikopoulos, 2011. Optimal procurement and sampling decisions under stochastic yield of returns in reverse supply chains. OR Spectrum, 35 (1), 1-32
Van Wassenhove, L.N. and C. Zikopoulos, 2010. On the effect of quality overestimation in remanufacturing. International Journal of Production Research, 48 (18), 5263-5280
Tagaras, G. and C. Zikopoulos, 2008. Optimal location and value of timely sorting of used items in a remanufacturing supply chain with multiple collection sites. International Journal of Production Economics, 115, 424-432
Conferences
Configuration of Humanitarian Networks Subject to Post-Disaster Attacks. 30th European Conference on «Operational Research - EURO K», Dublin, Ireland, June 23-26, 2019.
Improving Inventory Management Efficiency through Advanced Demand Analysis: A Simulation Case Study. International Conference on «Scientific Cooperation for the Future in Economics and Administrative Sciences», Thessaloniki, Greece, 6th-8th September, 134-141, 2017.
Configuration and analysis of ordering policies in the fashion industry. International Conference on «Business and Economics», Athens, Greece, April 21-22, 2017.
Recovery planning with stochastic lot-processing times. 7th IFAC Conference on «Manufacturing Modelling, Management and Control», Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 19-21, 2013.
Optimal location and value of timely sorting of used items in a remanufacturing supply chain with multiple collection sites. International Workshop on «Institutional View of Supply Chain Management», Tokyo, Japan, November 16-18, 290-315, 2006.

 

Research Projects

(indicative list)

Education on European standards on playground safety, Municipalities of Thessaloniki Prefecture.
Sample Inspection Configuration for the EMAS auditing procedure of the extended Piraeus bank network, Cyprus Certification Company.
MIDAS: Development of a purchasing framework, National Strategic Reference Framework.
Analysis of a municipal solid waste management system, Municipality of Katerini.
Analysis of logistics and production systems, Thalis Project.
Inventory management, RODA S.A.
Combining quality assurance, with preventive maintenance and reverse supply chains management, Pythagoras II, Ministry of Education.
Development of a Statistical Quality Control System in MEVGAL Dairy Industry, GSRI Project.

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Assistant Professor
Office:
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Courses Taught

Simulation for Business Administration (5th semester)

Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management (6th semester)

Quality Management and Statistical Control (7th semester)

Inventory Management, MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Simulation of Supply and Production Systems, MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Socio-Economic Networks, MSc in Complex Systems and Networks

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