Personnel

MORSELAB consists of the following individuals:


Sofia Panagiotidou, Associate Professor, Director of the Laboratory

Sofia Panagiotidou was born in 1977 in Kozani. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia, Greece, while she is a research associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has obtained a Diploma (five-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering, an M.Sc. in Management of Production Systems and a Ph.D. in Maintenance and Statistical Quality Control from the same university. She has worked as a Post Doc researcher in Erasmus University of Rotterdam and as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia and in the Department of Production and Management Engineering at the Demokritus University of Thrace. Her work has been published in a variety of journals, including Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, International Journal of Production Economics and others. Her main research interests are in the area of Statistical Quality Control, Maintenance and Supply Chain Management.


George Nenes, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering

George Nenes was born in 1978 in Athens. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia, Greece, while he is a research associate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has obtained a Diploma (five-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering, an M.Sc. in Management of Production Systems and a Ph.D. in Statistical Quality Control from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has worked as a Post Doc researcher in Erasmus University of Rotterdam and as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia, the Department of Production and Management Engineering at the Demokritus University of Thrace, the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Thessaly and others. He has also taught in an undergraduate level at the external programme of Middlesex University, as well as at the MBA from the external programme of the University of London (DEI Bachelor and Master Degrees). His work has been published in a variety of journals, including European Journal of Operational Research, IIE Transactions and International Journal of Production Economics. His main research interests are in the area of Statistical Quality Control and Supply Chain Management.


Dr. Konstantinos Tasias

Konstantinos Tasias was born in 1985 in Katerini. He is an Aeronautical Engineer while he also holds a degree in Business Administration. Moreover, he has a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Operation Management and holds a PhD from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia. His main research interests are in the area of Statistical Quality Control. Kostas was awarded in 2015 as the best young statistician by the Hellenic Statistical Institute.


Dimitrios Kampitsis, MSc, PhD Candidate

Dimitrios Kampitsis was born in 1990 in Thessaloniki and he is an Aeronautical Engineer of the Hellenic Air Force. He holds an M.Sc. in Production Management and Industrial Administration from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Thessaly. He is currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia and a quality assurance officer as a Lieutenant in the Hellenic Air Force. He has served in two different Fighters Squadrons (RF-4E Phantom, F-16) in Larissa as a maintenance officer and as a quality control engineer in field level maintenance operations. His main research interests are in the broad areas of Maintenance and Statistical Quality Control.


Panagiotis Kolonelos, MSc

Panagiotis Kolonelos was born in 1993 in Agrinio. He holds a Diploma (five-year degree) in Mechanical Engineering from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Western Macedonia (UoWM). He also holds an MSc in “Energy Technologies and Management” from the same Department. He is scientific collaborator at the division of Industrial Management in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the UoWM. His main research interests are in the area of Statistical Quality Control and Inventory Management.