Skip to main content
 Thanos Goltsos

Thanos Goltsos

Lecturer in Management Science, The PARC Assistant Professor of Manufacturing and Logistics

Cardiff Business School

Email
goltsosa@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 9325
Campuses
C28, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU

Thanos is a Research Associate in the Logistics and Operations Management Section at Cardiff Business School, working as a Project Officer for ASTUTE2020. Thanos holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering (incl MSc in Industrial Management) from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an MSc in Business Analysis and Management (hons) from Loughborough University, and is a current doctoral candidate in the area of Operational Research in the Management Science Laboratory of Athens University of Business and Economics.

Prior to his current role, he has been involved with the original ASTUTE project, and a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) co-funded by the EPSRC, Innovate UK, and the company partner, under the supervision of Professors Aris Syntetos and Mohamed Naim. The KTP was awarded the highest rank from Innovate UK (Outstanding), and the Cardiff University Innovation and Impact award in the Business Innovation category.

Thanos' research interests revolve around forecasting and inventory control, particularly in the remanufacturing context, (forward and) reverse supply chains, judgemental intervention, simulation and optimisation.

Qualifications

  • MSc in Business Analysis and Management (hons) from Loughborough University
  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering (incl MSc in Industrial Management) from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

2019

Primary research interests

  • Statistical and judgemental sales/demand forecasting and management
  • Statistical inventory control and inventory management
  • Intermittent demand and spare parts management
  • Model selection and Optimisation
  • Decision Support Systems

Secondary research interests

  • Forward and reverse Supply Chains
  • Remanufacturing
  • the Circular Economy