Prof. John KARKAZIS

Prof. John KARKAZIS

Dean, Business School / University of the Aegean

Prof. Ioannis Karkazis, is the Dean of the School of Business of the University of the Aegean. Courses: Mathematics I (Calculus), Mathematics II (Operations Research), Quantitative Methods in Transport and Trade, Development of Geographic Information Systems. Acknowledgements: The scientific work and the initiatives of J. Karkazis have drawn the acknowledgement of many international personalities, among them: of the President of Israel (2011), of the President of Cyprus (2011), of the Federal President of Austria (2006), of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, of PLO Chairman Yaser Arafat, of Dr.Khalid Abdallah (Chief Representative of Arab League, 1995), of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland (2006), of the Archbishop of N.and S.America Iakovos, of the Archbishop of N.and S.America Demetrius, of Abdullah Abdullah (Ambassador of Palestine in Beirut), of the President of the University of Chicago (1997), of Jean Kirkpatrick (American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1996), of Rosalie Seemann (Executive Director of World Affairs Council of St.Louis, 1998), of the President of Webster University-U.S.(1998), of Ustun Erguder (Rector of Bogazici University, 1996), of Commisioner Ferro-Waldner (European Commission, 2006), of the Prime Minister France (2006) and of Christos Zacharakis (Ambassador of Greece in U.S.A.1999). Research Interests: During the period 1985-2000 J.Karkazis was strongly focusing on funded research projects in the areas of locational, transport, environmental and regional development analysis. From 2000 onwards he is strictly involved in non-funded research activities focusing on geo-economic, geopolitical, defense and security issues, primarily in the development of specialized Geographic Information Systems and relevant applications.

 
 
CURRICULUM VITAE, JOHN KARKAZIS, APRIL 2013

1. STUDIES AND PROFESSIONAL CAREER

1.1 Studies

1975: B.Sc. in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece

1978: M.Sc. in Operational Mathematics, Department of Computational and Statistical Science, University of Liverpool, U.K.

1980: Ph.D.  in Operational Research, Department of Computational and Statistical Science, University of Liverpool, U.K.

1.2  Professional and Academic Career

1982-1983: Assistant Director, Center for Quality Control of Electronic Materials, National Defense Research Center, Ministry of  Defense, Athens, Greece

1984-195: Departmental Director, Department of Organization, National Defense Research Center, Ministry of Defense, Athens, Greece

1985-1986: Lecturer, Department of Statistics and Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece

1986-1992: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Business Administration, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece

1992-1994: Associate Professor, Dept. of Business Administration, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece

1995 (6months): Visiting Professor, Business School, Warwick University, U.K.

1995-2001: Associate Professor, Dept. of Operations Research and Marketing, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece

1995-2001: Visiting Professor, Depts of Business Administration and Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece

2001-: Professor, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, Greece

1.3   Academic Administrative Activities

2004-2006: Associate Chairman, Dept. of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, Greece

2006-2010:  Dean, Business School, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece           

1997-2001: Scientific Dircetor, Laboratory of Environment and Locational Analysis, Department of Operations Research and Marketing, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece (the Laboratory operational under Departmental approval)

2007-: Scientific Director, Laboratory of Geographical Information Systems Geo-economy and Geo-politics, Department of Shipping, Trade and Transport, University of the Aegean, chios, Greece (the Laboratory operational under University approval)

1.4 Other Administrative Activities 

1992-: President, Constantine Porphyrogenetus International Association

1994-1997 and 2002-: President, Institute of Middle East Studies “Al Mamun” (IMSAM)

1994-1997: President, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Management, Locational Decisions and Regional Planning (ISENLORE)

2007-: Vice-Chairman, Eastern Mediterranean Institute for Research, Innovation, Cooperation and Mediation – EMPIRICUM

1.5   Editorial Activities

1991-: Editor, “Studies in Locational Analysis”(Editor-in-chief:  Frank Plastria, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium), Publisher: Constantine Porphyrogenetus International Association

2004-: Editor-in-chief, “Management Sciences & Regional Development”, Publisher: Constantine Porphyrogenetus International Association

2005-: Editor-in-chief, “Studies in Regional & Urban Planning”, Publisher: Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Management, Locational Decisions & Regional Planning (ISENLORE) in cooperation with Department of Shipping, Trade and transport, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece

2005-: Editor-in-chief, “Middle East Forum”, Publisher: Eastern Mediterranean Institute for Research, Innovation, Cooperation and Mediation (EMPIRICUM) in cooperation with Department of Shipping, Trade and transport, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece

2006-: Editor-in-chief, “Journal of Transport and shipping”, Publisher: Department of Shipping, Trade and transport, University of the Aegean, Chios, Greece (from 2012: editor-in-chief together with Prof. Amalia Polydoropoulou)

2. PUBLICATIONS

Time distribution

RJ: in refereed journals     TM: books (teaching manuscripts included)

1980-2000: 77 (RJ: 35, TM: 7),  2000-2013: 239           (RJ: 30, 3)

Thematic distribution

Locational issues:             43, computational geometry algorithms: 8, environmental issues: 29, heuristic algorithms:7

transportation & routing: 25, multi-criteria analysis: 6, geo-economy: 15, digital systems and GIS: 10        

geopolitics:15, facilities and equipment security:           3, defense and security: 26

Spatial distribution

Greece:10, Germany: 9, Britain: 6, France: 2,  Spain: 1            

Turkey: 14, Iran: 6, Israel: 4, Syria: 2, Egypt & Lebanon: 2

Citations: 363