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  Name:  Michael Sfakianakis
Title:  Professor
Office:  404 (Main Building)
Phone:  +30 210 414 2398
E-mail:  msfakian(-at-)unipi(-dot-)gr
Sector:  Marketing and Production

Short CV

Michael Sfakianakis is Professor of Applied Informatics in Business Administration at the Department of Business Administration, University of Piraeus with a first degree in Mathematics from the University of Athens, a Master in Computer Science and Operations Research, and a Ph.D. in Applied Quantitative Methods. He has authored over than 100 scientific articles-studies in “IEEE Trans. Reliability” (3), “Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation”, “Microelectronics and Reliability”, “European Planning Studies”, “Journal of Applied Statistics”, “Risk Management”, “American Journal of Gastroenterology”, “European Journal of Clinical Investigation”, “American Journal of Hypertension”, and the rest in other international journals and conference proceedings.

Teaching 25 undergraduate and 14 postgraduate courses at undergraduate and postgraduate departments of the University of Athens, the Athens University of Economics and Business and the University of Piraeus. He is author of 4 books in the field of Informatics, Analysis and Data Management, Applied Statistics and Forecasting Methodology. Currently teaching in undergraduate as well as in 6 postgraduate programs (4 at the University of Piraeus and 2 at the Athens University of Economics and Business). Referee in 8 international scientific journals and member of the Editorial Review Board of the international journal Advances in Doctoral Research in Management.

Scientific Activities:

  • President of the Central Supervisory Board of the General Commercial Registry from February and up to this day. Under his supervision the One Stop Shop was established (which was Memorandum’s term).
  • Full member of the Independent Public Procurement Authority from May 2012 for a five-year term.
  • Member – upon nomination by the European Commission and in accordance with the Decision, dated 08.11.2005 – of the European Advisory Committee on Statistical Information in the Economic and Social Spheres for a four-year term. Each member state of the European Union was represented by two nominated members and the Committee was chaired by the respective Commissioner (Chairmain of the Committee was Mr. Joaquin Almunia).
  • Member – upon nomination by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD and in accordance of the Decision, dated 20/1/2009 – of the Coordinating Committee for the Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies.
  • President of the Committee for revision of the Consumer Price Index of Greece (National Statistical Service of Greece) with 2005 as the base year.
  • Vice-president of the Board of Directors of Electronic Governance of Social Security (ΙDIKA) SA for the period February 2008 - August 2010.
  • Ordinary Member of the Advisory Council of Consumers Price Index of Greece (National Statistical Service of Greece) for the period 2004–2010.
  • Project Evaluator of the European Committee, Person in charge of projects in research programmes and studies of companies of the public or private sector. Evaluator of the Society of Information, having participated in Economic Technical Committees of bodies of the public sector.
  • President of the Environment Committee of the University of Piraeus from 2007 and up to this day. Member of the Senate the academic year 2002-2003 and from September 2012 and up to this day.

 

Teaching

  1. Mathematics for Business Administration (1st semester)
  2. Computer Applications I (1st semester)
  3. Business Statistics (2nd semester)
  4. Computer Applications II (2nd semester)
  5. Business Simulation – Games (Elective)

Publications

  1. Glavopoulos, E., Bersimis, S., Georgakellos, D., Sfakianakis, M. (2013). “Investigating the factors affecting companies' attitudes towards CSR and CER during the fiscal crisis in Greece”, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Article in press.
  2. Panta, M., Smirlis, Y., & Sfakianakis, M. (2013). “Assessing bids of Greek public organizations service providers using data envelopment analysis”, Operational Research, Volume 13, Issue: 2, pp. 251-269.
  3. Skotis, A., Katsanakis, I., Macris, A., & Sfakianakis, M. (2013). “Creating Knowledge within a C-Business Context: A Customer Knowledge Management View”, In: Collaborative, Trusted and Privacy-Aware e/m-Services. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 264-277.
  4. Sfakianakis, M., Katsanakis, I., Chimos, K., (2012). “Longitudinal analysis of the Use of Renewable Energy Sources”, (In Greek) University of Piraeus Honorary Volume for Professor S. Karvounis, pp. 745-760.
  5. Morfaki, Chr., Sfakianakis, M., (2011). “Analysis of Greek and International criminal behavior – forecasts”, (In Greek) Friendship Ark – Honorary Volume for Professor Theodore I. Panagopoulos, pp. 221-256.
  6. Kossyva, D., Katsanakis, I., Georgopoulos, N., Sfakianakis, M., (2011). “Value Creation and Value Appropriation through C-Business”, to appear in the Proceedings of 7th International and National Conference of Hellenic Society of Systemic Studies.
  7. Panta, M., Smirlis, Y., Sfakianakis, M., (2011). “Assessing bids of Greek public organizations service providers using data envelopment analysis”, Operational Research, Vol. 4, pp. 1-19.
  8. Antonakis, A.C., Sfakianakis, M.E., (2010). “Electronic Systems of Trust in Retail Lending: New Application Areas”, International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 283 – 291.
  9. Andreadis, E.A., Sfakianakis, M.E., Tsourous, G.I., et al, (2010). “Differential impact of angiotensin receptor blockers and calcium channel blockers on arterial stiffness”, International Angiology, Vol. 29, No. 3, pp. 266-272.
  10. Sfakianakis, M., (2009). “A Bayesian Approach of Greek Strike Analysis”, to appear in: International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, Vol. 2, Nο. 4, pp. 364-375.
  11. Sfakianakis, M., (2009). “Quantiles”, to appear in: Dictionary of Quantitative Methods in Management.
  12. Mantzaris, G.J., Christidou, A., Sfakianakis, M., Roussos, A., Koilakou, S., Petraki, K., Polyzou, P., (2009). “Azathioprine is superior to budesonide in achieving and maintaining mucosal healing and histologic remission in steroid-dependent Crohn’s disease”, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 15(3), pp. 375-382.
  13. Antonakis, A.C., Sfakianakis, M.E., (2009). “Assessing Naive Bayes as a Method for Screening Credit Applicants”, Journal of Applied Statistics, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp 537-545.
  14. Rontos, K., Sfakianakis, M., (2009). “Recent development and prospects of qualitative tourism in Greece: a statistical approach”, International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, Vol. 2, No.3, pp. 226 – 241.
  15. Hadjidakis, D.I., Androulakis, I.I., Mylonakis, A.M., Sfakianakis, M.E., Raptis, A.E., Papaefstathiou, A.G., Economopoulos, T.C., Raptis, S.A., (2009). “Diabetes in postmenopause: Different influence on bone mass according to age and disease duration”, Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes, Vol. 117, No. 5, pp. 199-204.
  16. Sfakianakis, M., (2008). “The effects of climate change on Tourism”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 4th Panhellenic Conference on Conference Tourism, pp. 123-129.
  17. Hadjidakis, D.J., Androulakis, I.I., Mylonakis, A.M., Sfakianakis, M.E., Raptis, A.E., Economopoulos, T.C., Raptis, S.A. (2008). “Diabetes in Postmenopause: Different Influence on Bone Mass According to Age and Disease Duration”, Experimental and Clinical Endocrinology & Diabetes, Vol. 116, pp. 1 – 6.
  18. Smirlis, Y., Panta, M., Kaimakis, G., Sfakianakis, M., (2008). “Bids Evaluations for Logistics Services”, (In Greek) SPOUDAI: Periodical Scientific Journal of University of Piraeus, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 78-89.
  19. Antonakis, A.C., Sfakianakis, M.E., (2008). “Naïve Bayes as a Means of Constructing Application Scorecards”, Advances in Doctoral Research in Management, Vol. 2, L. Moutinho and K.H. Huarng, eds. Singapore, World Scientific Publishing, pp. 47-62.
  20. Sfakianakis, M., Verginis, D., (2008). “A New Family of Nonparametric Quantile Estimators”, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, Volume 37, Issue 2, pp. 337 - 345.
  21. Sfakianakis, M., (2008). “Statistical Analysis of Greek Strike Activity”, to appear in: Statistical Review, Vol. 4, No. 1.
  22. Sfakianakis, M., (2007). “Control Charts based on Quantile estimators”, to appear in the Proceedings of 2nd International Scientific Conference on ‘Information Technology and Quality’.
  23. Sfakianakis, M.E., (2007). “Behavioral analysis of motor vehicle insurance industry in Greece”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 3rd National Conference of Hellenic Society of Systemic Studies, pp. 228-243.
  24. Sfakianakis, M.E., Verginis, D.G., (2007). “Use of non-parametric percentile estimators for establishing Control Limits of the Average Control Charts”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 20th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics HSI, pp. 393-400.
  25. Sfakianakis, M.E., (2007). “Behavioral analysis of motor vehicle insurance industry in Cyprus”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 20th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics HSI, pp. 383-392.
  26. Mantzaris, G.J., Roussos, A., Christidou, A., Koilakou, S., Kalantzis, C.N., Petraki, K., Sfakianakis, M., Karagiannidis, A., Polyzou, P., (2007). “The long-term efficacy of azathioprine does not wane after four years of continuous treatment in patients with steroid-dependent luminal Crohn's disease”, Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 1(1), pp. 28-34.
  27. Kostelenos, G., Kounaris, E., Petmezas, S., Sfakianakis, M., Vasileiou, D., (2007). “Gross Domestic Product 1830-1939, Sources of Economic History of Modern Greece: Quantitative Data and Statistical Series 1830-1939”, KEPE and Historical Archives of the National Bank of Greece.
  28. Sfakianakis, M., Tsoukala, L., (2006). “Econometric analysis of the behavior of types of bank deposits”, (In Greek) University of Piraeus Honorary Volume for Professor Christos Naoum, Vol. B, pp. 1131-1148.
  29. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Katsavochristos, P., Androulakis, I.I., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2006). “Discrepancies between vertebral bone density values: the least dense vertebra”, Maturitas, Vol. 53, No. 4, pp. 476-482.
  30. Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Sfakianakis, M., Mylonakis, A., Raptis, S.A., (2006). “Bone mineral density of both genders in Type 1 diabetes according to bone composition”, Journal of Diabetes Complications, Vol. 20, No. 5, pp. 302-307.
  31. Antonakis, A.C., Sfakianakis, M.E., (2006). “Knowledge Management as a Means of Achieving Organizational Excellence: A Retail Banking Case”, to appear in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Managing Global Trends and Challenges in a Turbulent Economy.
  32. Polizos, A., Sfakianakis, M., (2005). “Behavioral analysis of tourism in Greece”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 1st National Conference of Hellenic Society of Systemic Studies, pp. 806-814.
  33. Rontos, K., Sfakianakis, M., (2005). “Recent Developments and Prospects of Quality Tourism in Greece: A Statistical Approach”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 1st National Conference of Hellenic Society of Systemic Studies, pp. 815-831.
  34. Sfakianakis, M.E., Verginis, D.G., (2005). “Methods comparison of Variances- Covariances and Percentile Estimators for the calculation of VaR for Long and Short positions in equities: Case study of ASE”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 1st National Conference of Hellenic Society of Systemic Studies, pp. 832-841.
  35. Antonakis, A.C., Sfakianakis, M.E., (2005). “Knowledge Management for Evaluating Borrower Creditworthiness as a Competitive Advantage in the Banking Sector”, Proceedings of the 1st National Conference of the Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies (HSSS), pp. 758-764.
  36. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, A.E., Raptis, S.A., (2005). “Diabetes and premature menopause: is their co-existance dentrimental to the skeleton?”, European Journal of Endocrinology, Vol. 152, pp. 437-442.
  37. Rontos, K., Pierrakou, Ch., Sfakianakis, M., Rontos, P., (2005). “Analysis of spectators’ opinion about safety of the 1998 men’s Basketball World Championship”, Journal of Sports Science, Vol. 43, pp. 68-76.
  38. Sfakianakis, M., Tsoukala, L., (2004). “Chronological analysis of the behavior of types of bank deposits”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 16th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 475-484.
  39. Mantzaris, G.J., Sfakianakis, M., Archavlis, E., Christidou, A., Karagiannidis, A., Triadaphyllou, G., (2004). “A prospective randomized observer-blind 2-year trial of azathioprine monotherapy versus azathioprine and olsalazine for the maintenance of remission of steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis”, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Vol. 99, Issue 6, pp. 1122-1128.
  40. Kondylis, E.K., Pandelis, S., Sfakianakis, M.E., Prokopiou, D., (2004). “Burnout and emotional intelligence in Greek employees”, Human Perspectives in the Internet Society: Culture, Psychology and Gender, pp. 441-448.
  41. Hadjidakis, D., Tsagarakis, S., Roboti, C., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., Thalassinos, N., (2003). “Does subclinical hypercortisolism adversely affect the bone mineral density of patients with adrenal incidentalomas?”, Clinical Endimology, Vol. 58, pp. 72-77.
  42. Mantzaris, G., Petraki, K., Sfakianakis, M., Archavlis, E., Christidou, A., Chadio-Iordanides, H., Triadaphyllou, G., (2003). “Budesonide Versus Mesalamine for Maintaining Remission in Patients Refusing Other Immunomodulators for Steroid-Dependent Crohn’s Disease”, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 122-128.
  43. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S., (2003). “Bone density patterns after normal and premature menopause”, Maturitas, Vol. 44, No. 4, pp. 279-286.
  44. Sfakianakis, M., Hourmentis, K., (2003). “A Behavioral Analysis of Greek Strike Activity”, European Research Studies, Vol. 6, pp. 281-290.
  45. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Katsavochristos, P., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “Does the coexistence of diabetes and premature menopause affect bone density?”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 29th Panhellenic Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference, Abs 127.
  46. Mylonakis, A., Katsavochristos, P., Sfakianakis, M., Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “ Recording awareness and bone density of postmenopausal women to the risk of osteopenia - osteoporosis”, Proceedings of the 10th Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism, Ostoun, Vol. 13, No. 1, Pos. 62.
  47. Papaxoinis, K., Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Katsavochristos, P., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “The heel yperichometria: Relationship with photonic absorptiometry in postmenopausal women”, Proceedings of the 10th Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism, Ostoun, Vol. 13, No. 1, Abs 58.
  48. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Katsavochristos, P., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “Is residual ovarian secretion important for postmenopausal bone loss?”, 10th World Congress of the International Menopause Society, Βerlin, Climacteric 5, Suppl. 1, 183, P-17-10.
  49. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Katsavochristos, P., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “Discrepancy between age adjusted bone mineral density values of three regions in the upper femur”, IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis, Lisbon, Portugal, Osteoporosis International 13, Suppl. 1, P398MO. 
  50. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, A.E., Raptis, S.A., (2002). “Does the coexistence of type II diabetes mellitus and early menopause affect bone density?”, 38th Annual Meeting of the EASD, Βudapest,Diabetologia 45, Suppl.  2, Abs 264.
  51. Sfakianakis, M., Verginis, D., (2002). “A Behavioral Analysis of Interest Rates in Euro Area”, Risk Management, Vol. 28, No. 5, pp. 1-19.
  52. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Katsavochristos, P., Papaxoinis, K., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Does late menopause contribute to the maintenance of bone density?”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism.
  53. Katsavochristos, P., Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “The creation and loading of the bone: a different approach to the combined effect on bone density”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 9th Panhellenic Conference of the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism.
  54. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “The role of the type of diabetes in the behavior of bone density”, (In Greek) Ostoun, Vol. 12, No. 3, pp. 162-168.
  55. Katsavochristos, P., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Mylonakis, A., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Prematurity of menopause within the control of osteoporosis”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 28th Panhellenic Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference, Abs 51.
  56. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Karavitaki, N., Ioannidis, G., Thalassinos, N., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Bone mineral density in men with Cushing syndrome”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 28th Panhellenic Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference, Abs 50.
  57. Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Hatziagelaki, E., Sfakianakis, M., Papaefstathiou, A., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Ist die Knochendichte bei Typ-2- prämenopausalen diabetischen Frauen von der Adipositas abhängig?”, Diabetes und Stoffwechsel  Suppl. s. 13.
  58. Mylonakis, A., Hadjidakis, D., Katsavochristos, P., Papaxoinis, K., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Limitations of proximal femur age-adjusted bone mineral density (BMD) in women with vertebral fractures”, 1st Joint Meeting of the International Bone and Mineral Society and the European Calcified Tissue Society, Madrid, Spain, Bone 28 : 5 (Suppl.), S174.
  59. Hadjidakis, D., Katsavochristos, P., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “Proximal postmenopausal bone mineral density (BMD) variation according to type of premature menopause”, 1st Joint Meeting of the International Bone and Mineral Society and the European Calcified Tissue Society, Madrid, Bone 28 : 5 (Suppl.), S215.
  60. Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2001). “The postmenopause in diabetes: Bone quantity and quality”, 37th Annual Meeting of the EASD, Glasgow, Diabetologia 44, Suppl 1: A223.
  61. Mantzaris, G., Petraki, K., Sfakianakis, M., et al. (2001). “A prospective, randomized trial of azathioprine monotherapy versus azathioprine and olsalazine for the maintenance of remission of steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis”, Gastroenterology, Vol. 120, Issue 5, Abs 679.
  62. Mantzaris, G., Petraki, K., Sfakianakis, M., Kourtessas, D, Chadio-Iordanidou, H., Christidou, A., Karayiannidis, A., Triadaphyllou, G., (2001). “A comparison of the effect of budesonide and mesalamine on the quality of life in patients with steroid-dependent Crohn’s Disease”, Gastroenterology, Vol. 120, No 5, Abs 4022.
  63. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2000). “Densitometric approach of osteopenia and osteoporosis in relation to menopause formula”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 27th Panhellenic Endocrinology and Metabolism Conference, Abs 54.
  64. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2000). “Two factors effects on the reproducibility of bone quantitative ultrasound”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 8th Panhelenic Conference of the Greek Society for the Study of Bone Metabolism, Abs 106.
  65. Hadjidakis, D., Apostolopoulou, N., Kokkinakis, E., Papadoyanni, M., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2000). “Are anthropometric and lifestyle variables of importance for bone density responses to hormone replacement therapy?”, 44th Symposion of the German Society of Endocrinology (DGE) and 35. Jahrestagung der Deutschen Diabetes-Gesellschaft (DDG), Munich.
  66. Diamantopoulos, E.J., Charitos, D., Georgopoulos, V., Economou, E., Sfakianakis, M., Toutouzas, P., Raptis, S., (2000). “Oxygen free radicals and the effect of a free radical scavenger in patients with intermittent claudication”, Vascular Surgery, Vol. 34, No 2, pp. 167-174.
  67. Diamantopoulos, E.J., Andreadis, E., Vassilopoulos, C., Tabakila, M., Sfakianakis, M., Papasteriadou, C., (2000). “Distribution of different HLA antigens in Greek hypertensives according to the angiotensin-converting enzyme genotype”, American Journal of Hypertension, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 438-441.
  68. Hadjidakis, D., Raptis, A.E., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2000). “Is microalbuminuria predictor of bone mineral density in type II diabetes?”, 36th Annual Meeting of the EASD Jerusalem, Diabetologia 43: Suppl. 1, Abs. 1122.
  69. Hadjidakis, D., Mylonakis, A., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (2000). “Differential effects of obesity on absorptiometric and ultrasonometric parameters of bone mineral density”, 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Toronto, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 15: Suppl. 1, SU284.
  70. Hadjidakis, D., Apostolopoulou, N., Hatziagelaki, E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1999). “Absorptiometrische und ultrasonometrische Knochendensitometrie bei postmenopausalen Frauen mit Typ-2 Diabetes mellitus”, 15te Internationales Symposium über Diabetes mellitus Zürich, Diabetes und Stoffwechsel 8, Suppl.Heft 4, 11.
  71. Hadjidakis, D., Tsigos, C., Aposolopoulou, N., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, A.E., Raptis, S.A., (1999). “Do circulating cytokines relate to bone metabolism in diabetic postmenopausal women?”, 35th Annual Meeting of the EASD, Brussels, Diabetologia, 42, Suppl.1, A83.
  72. Hadjidakis, D., Kantartzis, K., Sfakianakis, M., Kokkinakis, E., Raptis, S.A., (1999). “Bone mineral density behavior in natural and surgical menopausal women with osteoporotic fractures”, 26th European Symposium on Calcified Tissues, Maastricht, Calcified Tissue International 64, Suppl. 1, S75.
  73. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S., (1999). “The type and time of menopause as decisive factors for bone mass changes”, European Journal of Clinical Investigation, Vol. 29, pp. 877-885.
  74. Hadjidakis, D., Ikonomidou, B., Mitrakou, A., Sfakianakis, M., Kokkinakis, E., Raptis, S.A., (1998). “Die longitudinalen Veränderungen der Knochendichte bei Typ-1- Die longitudinalen, Diabetikern” 33te Jahrestagung der Deutschen Diabetes Gesellschaft, Leipzig, Diabetes und Stoffwechsel 7, Suppl. 1, S134.
  75. Kantartzis, K., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Kokkinakis, E., Raptis, S.A., (1998). “Fracture threshold and osteoporotic fracture risk patterns according to age groups”, 2nd Joint Meeting of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research and the International Bone and Mineral Society, San Francisco, Bone 23, 5, Suppl., F388.
  76. Hadjidakis, D., Ikonomidou, B., Sfakianakis, M., Mitrakou, A., Raptis, A.E., Raptis, S.A., (1998). “Βone mass patterns and their clinical significance in insulin dependent diabetes”, 34th Annual Meeting of the EASD Barcelona, 8-12 September 1998, Diabetologia, 41 Suppl. A325.
  77. Sfakianakis, M., Hourmentis, K., (1998). “Analysis of Greek Strike Activity”, Proceedings of HERCMA 98 Conference, pp. 557-564.
  78. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Iconomidou, Β., Sfakianakis, M., Sotiropoulos, K., Kougioumoutzakis, G., Raptis, S.A., (1997). “The longitudinal changes of the bone density of normal individuals of Greek population”, (In Greek) Ostoun, Vol. 8, No. 4, Abs 332.
  79. Hadjidakis, D., Diamantopoulos, E.J., Kokkinakis, E., Sfakianakis, M., Merakos, G., Raptis, S., (1997). “Bone Mineral Density in type II diabetics with macroangiopathy”, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Vol. 12, Suppl.1, Abs S655.
  80. Sfakianakis, M., Kinigopoulos, I., Papanastasiou, M., (1997). “Comparing Private and Public Banking Sector in Greece: Prospects for Privatization”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 10th Panhellenic Statistical Conference, pp. 635-651.
  81. Gogou, E., Papanastassiou, M., Pearce, R., Sfakianakis, M., (1997). “Greek Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the Balkans: the case of Albania”, Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Greek Statistical Conference, pp. 85-92.
  82. Vagionis, N., Sfakianakis, M., (1997). “Viability and employment estimations based on sectoral, regional and by size analysis of the total factor productivity: the case of Greek manufacturing enterprises”, European Planning Studies, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 495-514.
  83. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Sotiropoulos, K., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis S.A., (1996). “The longitudinal change of bone mineral density of lumbar vertebrae”, (In Greek) Ostoun, Vol. 7, No. 4, Abs 335.
  84. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Merakos, G., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1996). “The evaluation of the relationship of bone mineral density of vertebrae in pre-and postmenopausal phase”, (In Greek) Ostoun, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 25-29.
  85. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sotiropoulos, K., Ikonomidou, V., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1996). “The longitudinal behavior of bone density of the vertebrae in the premenopausal phase”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 2nd Panhellenic Pathology Conference, Abs 45.
  86. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sotiropoulos, K., Sfakianakis, M., Thalassinos, N., Raptis, S.A., (1996). “The effect of thyroxine treatment on bone mineral density”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 23rd Panhellenic Endocrinological Conference, Abs 99p.
  87. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1996). “The bone density in early normal and surgical menopause”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 23rd Panhellenic Endocrinological Conference, Abs 65.
  88. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S., (1996). “Bone mineral density after corticosteroid treatment in postmenopausal women”, Proceedings of the Osteoporosis International (Springer), Vol. 6, Suppl.1, PSu 256.
  89. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S., (1996). “Bone mineral density behaviour of proximal femur in women with vertebral fractures”, Proceedings of the Osteoporosis International (Springer), Vol. 6, Suppl.1, PMo 390.
  90. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Sfakianakis, M., Sotiropoulos, C., Raptis, S., (1996). “Bone mineral density after early menopause”, Proceedings of the Osteoporosis International (Springer), Vol, 6, Suppl.1, PSu 257.
  91. Hadjidakis, D., Kokkinakis, E., Athanasiou, E., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1995). “The clinical importance of osteopenia of postmenopausal women”, (In Greek) Ostoun, Vol. 6, No. 4, Abs 320.
  92. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Sfakianakis, M., Tsantoulas, E., Raptis, S.A., (1995). “The bone density in natural and surgical menopause”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 22nd Panhellenic Endocrinological Conference, Abs 4.
  93. Kokkinakis, E., Hadjidakis, D., Athanasiou, H., Sfakianakis, M., Raptis, S.A., (1995). “The nosological spectrum of osteopenia in osteology clinic”, European Journal of Internal Medicine, Vol. 6, Suppl.1, Abs 383.
  94. Sfakianakis, M., (1995). “Optimal arrangement of components in generalized reliability systems”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 8th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 207-211.
  95. Sfakianakis, M., (1993). “Birnbaum importance of the components of consecutive-k-out-of-r-from n:F systems”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 6th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 345-352.
  96. Sfakianakis, M., Papastavridis, S., (1993). “The Reliability of a General Consecutive-k-out-of-n:F System”, IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. R-42, pp. 491-496.
  97. Sfakianakis, M., (1993). “Optimal Arrangement of Components in a Consecutive k-out-of-r-from n:F system”, Microelectronics and Reliability, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 1573-1578.
  98. Kounias, S., Sfakianakis, M., (1992). “Duration of strikes in Greece”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 5th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 70-78.
  99. Sfakianakis, M., (1992). “Optimal arrangement of the components in reliability systems”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 5th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 216-226.
  100. Κοunias, S., Sfakianakis, M., (1992). “A Combinatorial problem on the circle”, Proceedings of the HERMIS 92 Conference, pp. 187-196.
  101. Sfakianakis, M., Kounias, S., Hillaris, A., (1992). “Reliability of a consecutive k-out-of-r-from-n system”, IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. R-41, pp. 442-447.
  102. Sfakianakis, M., (1992). “Birnbaum Importance of the Components in a Consecutive-k-out-of-r-from n:F System”, Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference on Reliability, Quality Control and Risk Assessment, (Ed. H. Pham & M.H. Hamza), pp. 36-37.
  103. Damianou, Ch., Katsi, P., Sfakianakis, Μ., Tziafetas, G., (1991). “Distribution of the duration of strikes in Greece”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 4th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 51-52.
  104. Sfakianakis, M., Papastavridis, S., (1991). “Reliability of a generalized consecutive k-out-of-r-from n:F system”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 4th Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, pp. 245-258.
  105. Kounias, S., Sfakianakis, M., (1991). “The Reliability of a linear system and its connection with the generalized birthday problem”, Statistica Applicata, Vol. 3, No 4, pp. 531-543.
  106. Papastavridis, S., Sfakianakis, M., (1991). “Optimal Arrangement & Importance of the Components in a Consecutive k-out-of-r-from n:F System”, IEEE Trans. Reliability, Vol. R-40, pp. 277-279.
  107. Papastavridis, S., Sfakianakis, Μ., (1990). “Optimal Arrangement and importance of the components in consecutive k-out-r-from n:F systems”, (In Greek) Proceedings of the 3rd Panhellenic Conference on Statistics, Abs 135.
  108. “Reliability of consecutive k-out-of-r-from n:F systems”, (In Greek) Ph.D. Thesis, Athens, 1991.

Books

  1. "Computational Statistics", (In Greek), 1999, Athens University of Economics and Business Publications.
  2. "Practical Informatics and Applications", (In Greek), 2001, Patakis Publications.
  3. "Simulation and Applications", (In Greek), 2002, Patakis Publications.
  4. "Introduction to Computational Thinking", (In Greek), 2003, Kleidarithmos Publications.

Office Hours

The office hours for the fall semester 2016-2017 are:

  • Monday: 10:00-11:00
  • Friday: 10:00-11:00

Full CV

1. STUDIES
University Degree in ‘’Mathematics‘’ from the University of Athens, Greece (1982), M.Sc. Degree in ‘’Informatics & Operational Research‘’ (1987) and Ph.D. in ‘’Quantitative Methods‘’ from the University of Athens, Greece-University of  North Carolina, U.S.A (1991).

2. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • 2000-today: Professor in Applications of Informatics and Statistics for Business Administration, Dept. of Business Administration, University of Piraeus, Greece.
  • 1995-2000: Research Fellow, Centre of  Planning and Economic Research, Greece.
  • 1993-2000: Adjunct Lecturer, Dept. of Statistics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.
  • 1991-1994: Adjunct Lecturer, Section of Statistics & O.R., Dept. of Mathematics, University of Athens, Greece.

3. PUBLICATIONS - TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Publication of over than 100 papers-studies in scientific international journals such as: “IEEE Trans. Reliability” (3), “Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation”, “Microelectronics and Reliability”, “European Planning Studies”, “Journal of Applied Statistics”, “Risk Management”, “American Journal of Gastroenterology”, “European Journal of Clinical Investigation”, “American Journal of Hypertension”, as well as in other international journals and Proceedings of Congresses with referees.

Teaching experience in 25 undergraduate and 14 postgraduate courses at the University of Athens, at the Athens University of Economics and Business and at the University of Piraeus.

Author of four books in the field of Data Analysis, Informatics, Applied Statistics and Forecasting Methodology, as follows:

  • "Introduction to Computational Thinking", (In Greek), 2003, Kleidarithmos Publications.
  • "Simulation and Applications", (In Greek), 2002, Patakis Publications.
  • "Practical Informatics and Applications", (In Greek), 2001, Patakis Publications.
  • "Computational Statistics", (In Greek), 1999, Athens University of Economics and Business Publications.

Currently teaching in undergraduate as well as in 6 postgraduate programs at the University of Piraeus (4 courses) and at the Athens University of Economics and Business (2 courses).

Since 2006 a member of the Editorial Review Board of the international journal Advances in Doctoral Research in Management. Referee in the following international journals:

  • IEEE Transactions on Reliability, from 1991 and up to this day.                   
  • Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, from 1993 and up to this day.     
  • Naval Research Logistics, from 1994 and up to this day.
  • Quality of Life and Enviroment, from 1996 and up to this day.
  • European Planning Studies, from 1997 and up to this day.
  • Journal of Heuristics, from 2000 and up to this day.
  • International Journal of Systemic Studies (IJASS), from 2005 and up to this day.
  • Advances in Doctoral Research in Management (ADRM), from 2006 and up to this day.

4. SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

  • President of the Central Supervisory Board of the General Commercial Registry from February and up to this day. Under his supervision the One Stop Shop was established (which was Memorandum’s term).
  • Full member of the Independent Public Procurement Authority from May 2012 for a five-year term.
  • Member – upon nomination by the European Commission and in accordance with the Decision, dated 08.11.2005 – of the European Advisory Committee on Statistical Information in the Economic and Social Spheres for a four-year term. Each member state of the European Union was represented by two nominated members and the Committee was chaired by the respective Commissioner (Chairmain of the Committee was Mr. Joaquin Almunia).
  • Member – upon nomination by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development - OECD and in accordance of the Decision, dated 20/1/2009 – of the Coordinating Committee for the Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies.
  • President of the Committee for revision of the Consumer Price Index of Greece (National Statistical Service of Greece) with 2005 as the base year.
  • Vice-president of the Board of Directors of Electronic Governance of Social Security (ΙDIKA) SA for the period February 2008 - August 2010.
  • Ordinary Member of the Advisory Council of Consumers Price Index of Greece (National Statistical Service of Greece) for the period 2004–2010.
  • Project Evaluator of the European Committee, Person in charge of projects in research programmes and studies of companies of the public or private sector. Evaluator of the Society of Information, having participated in Economic Technical Committees of bodies of the public sector.
  • President of the Environment Committee of the University of Piraeus from 2007 and up to this day. Member of the Senate the academic year 2002-2003 and from September 2012 and up to this day.
  • President of the Committee of Open Contest of the National Statistical Service of Greece in relation with the project ‘’Integrated System for Diffusion of Statistical Information and Supporting Actions‘’ (Budget: Euro 2,202,720).
  • President of the Committee of Open Contest of the Ministry of Tourism Development of Greece in relation with the project ‘’Portal of Greek National Tourism Organisation‘’ (Budget: Euro 2,707,560).
  • Head of Monitoring on behalf of the Ministry of Tourism of the implementation of the project "Tourism Satellite Accounts and Tourism Observatory".
  • Ordinary member of the Evaluation Committee of the Open Contest for the project "Creation and Management of the Portal of the Department of Health and Social Solidarity". Also, an ordinary member of the Evaluation Committee of the Open Contest for the project "Development of Operational Solution and Central IT Infrastructure for the Integrated Information System Auditing Services" on behalf of the Ministry of Economy and Finance.
  • Head of Statistics in the working group regarding quality assurance of the system of administration and audit of the Third Community Support Framework, with main object of activity the analysis and evaluation of results of audits, and particularly the statistical process of irregularities regarding the determination of their frequency and significance.
  • Scientific Consultant of the Greek Observatory for the Information Society and author of the RFP (Request For Proposal) of the study for measuring e-Europe indicators which was implemented in 2005. Implementation Consultant (from 2005 and up to this day) of this study that has since been repeated annually.
  • Head in an economic technical working group for a research - study assigned by the Ministry of National Economy to the Centre of Planning and Economic Research with the subject: ‘’Industrial Restructuring and Employment‘’ in the field of productivity analysis (jointly with N. Vagionis), and finding of an ‘’early warning system‘’ (by use of discriminant analysis) for timely forecasting of problematic situations in enterprises and in industry. The above study was presented in three successive sessions of the Council of Economic Experts.
  • Assignment upon invitation to tender (jointly with 4 researchers of the Athens University of Economics and Business, the University of Crete, and the Centre of Planning and Economic Research) of the research and writing of a book edited by the National Bank of Greece and the Centre of Planning and Economic Research in 2007. Title of the assigned work: ‘’Resources of Economic History of Modern Greece: quantitative data and statistical series, 1830 – 1939‘’.

 

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