Dr. Yannis Marinakis, Professor





About Me


Biographical Sketch


Dr. Yannis Marinakis was born in Chania, Greece, in 1976. He received a Diploma in Production Engineering and Management from the Technical University of Crete, Greece, in 1999, an M.Sc. in Operations Research and a Ph.D., from the same University, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. He is currently Professor of Stochastic Optimization and Applications in the School of Production Engineering and Management of the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece.

  1. The total number of citations in Dr. Marinakis’ work is equal to 4687 (based on Scholar Google-17/09/2022).
  2. Dr. Yannis Marinakis is included in the lists of the top 100,000 scientists worldwide, as well as among those who belong to the top 2% worldwide in their scientific area and in the lists of top researchers based on their total scientific work, according to the ranking of the bibliometric studies of Stanford University for the years 2019, 2020 and 2021.

His research interests focus on Stochastic Optimization, on Combinatorial Optimization, on Nature Inspired Methods, on Metaheuristic Algorithms, on Supply Chain Management, on Vehicle Routing Problem, on Operations Research, on Game Theory, on Computational Methods in Optimization Problems, on Optimal and Automatic Control and on Structural Control. He teaches the following undergraduate courses: Combinatorial Optimization, Game Theory, Design and Optimization in Supply Chain Management and the following postgraduate courses: Evolutionary Algorithms and Optimization of Large Scale Systems and Metaheuristic, Evolutionary Algorithms for Supply Chain Management Problems and Production & Operations Management. He is, also, teaching in the Hellenic Open University in the School of Social Sciences in the Graduate Studies Program: Business Administration the course Quantitative Methods (2017-2020) and the course Introduction to Business Administration (2020- present). He is the author of 6 books and of 62 papers in international scientific journals. He has more than 85 papers in book chapters and in the proceedings of international and national scientific conferences. He is currently Scientific Responsible of 2 research projects while 5 research projects have been completed under his responsibility. He has participated in a number of research projects as a Researcher.  Currently he is the Supervisor of 5 Ph.D. theses and of a number of M.Sc. theses and diploma theses. Under his supervision 5 Ph.D. theses,  37 master theses and 78 diploma theses have been completed.




Last Updated: September 2022





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