Dr. Nikos Tsotsolas is a Production and Management Engineer and holds a Master of Science Degree in “Business Research” from the Department of Production and Management Engineering of the Technical University of Crete. In 2009 he was awarded a doctorate by the University of Piraeus and since 2017 he is Assistant Professor at the University of West Attica.

He is a member of the Research Laboratory “Digital Transformation & Decision Support Systems – DigiT-DSS Lab” and co-founder of the “Institute of Port Administration and Development” under the umbrella of the University of West Attica Research Center. He teaches in 5 Postgraduate Programs and his research interests fall within the fields of Logistics, Operational Research and Decision Support Systems. He has published more than 90 papers and studies in scientific journals, international conferences and edited volumes. He has participated in the implementation of 34 research projects.

Since 1995 he has been working as a freelance consultant in R&D projects. He has worked with a number of organizations and businesses in Greece, Denmark and Ireland. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Hellenic Operational Research Society and the initiator of the KalaΘos platform idea, a holistic B2B mechanism for tracing and tracking of fresh fruits and vegetables.

Topic: KalaΘos platform and IoT networks