Mr. Pantelis Z. Lappas is a Doctoral Candidate in Operations Research under the supervision of Assistant Professor Emmanouil Kritikos (Assist. Prof. of Operations Research and Information Systems).
Mr. Lappas holds a MSc degree in Information Systems with specialization in Business Information Systems (2009) and a BSc degree in Informatics Engineering (2007). He has also completed a MSc degree in Statistics with specialization in Quantitative Statistical Methods applied in Decision Making (2013). In addition, he attended 1-Year Pedagogical Training Program acquiring pedagogical and didactic competence (2011). He received excellence awards (BSc, MSc) and a scholarship (BSc) from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation. He has been a member of the Operations Management and ERP Systems Center (OPeR) of the Management Science Laboratory (MSL) in AUEB since September 2010, as well as, a member of the Hellenic Mathematical Society (2013) and the Hellenic Operational Research Society (2014).
Prior to joining the Ph.D. program, he worked at the Directorate of Risk Management of the National Bank of Greece and participated in projects of AUEB. Currently, he supports both the International MBA Program (iMBA) and the Management Science Laboratory by administering iMBA's laboratory and MSL's web page. Moreover, he has been MSL's Chief Knowledge Officer since 2014.
Mr. Lappas' research interests are rooted in Operations Research. He is primarily interested in Stochastic Inventory Routing Problems, Queuing Networks and Evolutionary Algorithms. Mr. Lappas received an award from the Centre of Planning and Economic Research for his paper "Mathematical Models and Exact Solutions for the Inventory Routing Problem", based on his PhD thesis.