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 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

Overview

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 a PhD in operations management from the Management Science Laboratory of Athens University of Business and Economics.

Prior to his current role, he has worked with the ASTUTE project(s), and a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) co-funded by the EPSRC, Innovate UK, and the company partner. Both projects won the Cardiff University Innovation and Impact award in the Business Innovation category (in 2015 and 2019 respectively).

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

Biography

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

Publications

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