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 40 research projects, dealing mostly with environmental engineering, reverse logistics and sustainable development. Dr Achillas is the author of more than 170 scientific publications, with a Scopus h-index of 20. His research interests span the fields of environmental management, sustainable development and circular economy with a primary focus on reverse logistics and agri-chains.