Dr. Charisios Achillas
Dr. Charisios Achillas is Assistant Professor at the International Hellenic University, Department of Supply Chain Management. He graduated in 1999 from the Department of Engineering (Aristotle University Thessaloniki), with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He continued his studies with an MSc in Engineering Project Management in 2001 (UMIST, Manchester, UK). In 2009, he received his PhD Doctorate in the field of reverse logistics. Dr. Achillas is a senior researcher at the Institute of Bio-Economy and Agri-Technology, Centre for Research & Technology Hellas (CERTH) and the Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 2003, Dr. Achillas has been involved in Science, Research & Development, from technical development to coordination, project and financial management. His work has flourished in participating in more than 50 (EU-funded as a majority) research projects, dealing mostly with environmental engineering, circular economy and sustainable development, and with a total budget for the organizations he worked for exceeding € 11 million. Dr Achillas has been a partner in 2 high-tech companies in Thessaloniki, Greece and a member of scientific committees at national and European level. He is the author of more than 180 scientific publications (Scopus h-index: 21). He is also reviewer in 21 scientific journals and up to now has co-organized more than 20 international conferences.