School of Mechanical Engineering

National Technical University of Athens


Associate Professor


Address: National Technical University of Athens,
Heroon Polytechniou 9, 15780 Zografou, Athens, Greece,
School of Mechanical Engineering, Section of Industrial
Management and Operational Research
, Building E, Office Ε.106, 1st Floor. 
Tel.  (+30) 210 772-3491, (+30) 210 772-3575. 
Fax  (+30) 210 772-. 
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Personal Homepage: http://kkir.simor.ntua.gr/


Studies

  •   PhD, National Technical University of Athens, 2003. 
  •   Diploma (Bachelor + MSc equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, 1999.

Professional Experience

  •   Associate Professor in the scientific area of Project Management and Risk Management, National Technical University of Athens, School of Mechanical Engineering (2017-today).
  •   Assistant Professor in the scientific area of Project Management, National Technical University of Athens, School of Mechanical Engineering (2011-2017).
  •   Senior Lecturer in Project Management, University of South Australia, School of Natural & Built Environments (2013-2015).
  •   Assistant Professor in the scientific area of Project Management and Risk Analysis, University of the Aegean, Financial and Management Engineering Dept. (2007-2010).
  •   Research and Teaching Associate (PD407/80 Lecturer grade) in the scientific area of Project Management, National Technical University of Athens, School of Mechanical Engineering (2005-2007).
  •   Research and Teaching Associate (PD407/80 Lecturer grade) in the scientific area of Project Management and Risk Management, University of the Aegean, Financial and Management Engineering Dept. (2004-2007).
  •   Freelance consultant in the field of Industrial and Operations Management (2000-2007).

Research
Project Management, Risk Management, Innovative Education Approaches.

Distinctions

  •   Representative of ELOT/Greece at ISO TC258 responsible for the development and maintenance standards related to Project, Programme and Portfolio Management (2012-today).
  •   First prize winner for five Minutes Research Thesis - 5MRT, NBE 2014 Research Colloquium, University of South Australia.
  •   Representative of ELOT/Greece at ISO TC236 for the development of ISO21500 Project Management Standard (2008-today).
  •   Risk SIG Liaison in Greece. Acts as the link between the Greek members of the Project Management Institute and the Risk SIG-PMI component (2007-2010).
  •   NTUA’s fellowship for the fulfilment of the PhD studies, 2002.
  •   Award from the Technical Hellenic Chamber, due to outstanding academic performance, 2000.

Member of:
Technical Hellenic Chamber, Hellenic Association of Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Risk SIG PMI - USA, Project Management Institute - USA, PMI Greek Chapter, PM-Greece/ IPMA, Hellenic Management Association (HMA), Institute of Production and Operations Management (IPOM).

Current Duties
Scientific responsible: Interships Mechanical Engineering School, NTUA.

Teaches at NTUA
Undergraduate: Project Management, Operational Research Ι, Decision Support Systems, Business Game.
Postgraduate: Project & Programme Management.