Zeimpekis Vasilis

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Assistant Professor
Member of Faculty
Area of expertise: 
Supply chain management
Short Curriculum vitae: 

Dr. Zeimpekis is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Financial & Management Engineering at the University of the Aegean and Vice President of Operations at the BoD of the Hellenic Logistics Association (EEL). Vasileios is also lecturing at the Hellenic Open University as well as in other Greek and European Universities as guest lecturer. He is also appointed as logistics and transport expert in the Hellenic Committee for Logistics Competitiveness as well as in the United Nations (UNECE). His research interests focus on Supply Chain Management with emphasis on Transport/Logistics operations & Information Systems. He has published 6 edited volumes in the management of Supply Chains and more than 90 papers and studies in academic journals and conferences. During the last 16 years he has participated in more than 40 research and 100 industrial projects. Vasileios is also a reviewer at the Hellenic General Secretariat of Research & Development, as well as at the European Union (DG MOVE). Dr. Zeimpekis holds a BEng(Hons) in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the University of Essex (UK), an MSc in Mobile & Satellite Communications from the University of Surrey (UK) and an MSc in Engineering Business Management from the University of Warwick (UK). He earned his PhD from the Department of Management Science and Technology at the Athens University of Economics and Business (GR). Dr. Zeimpekis is member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, of the Economic Chamber of Greece, and the European Technical Chamber (FEANI).

Μαθήματα που Διδάσκει στο Πρόγραμμα Προπτυχιακών Σπουδών: 
Office A8.2 (3rd floor)
41, Kountouriotou Street, Chios, GR 82100
Ώρες επικοινωνίας: 
Thursday 09.00am-12.00pm
vzeimp [at] fme [dot] aegean [dot] gr

Edited books

Zeimpekis, V., Aktas, E., Bourlakis, M., Minis, I. (Eds) (2019) Trends, Opportunities and Challenges, KoganPage, UK (in progreess)

Zeimpekis, V., Aktas, E., Bourlakis, M., Minis, I. (Eds) (2018) Sustainable Freight Transport: Theory, Models and Case studies, Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, Springer-Verlag International, ISBN: 978-3319629162

Zeimpekis, V., Kaimakamis, G., Daras, N. (Eds) (2014) Military logistics: Research Advances and Future Trends, Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, Springer-Verlag International,  ISBN:978-3319120744

Zeimpekis, V., Ichoua, S., Minis, I. (Eds) (2013) Humanitarian & Relief logistics: Research issues, case studies and future trends, Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, Springer-Verlag International, ISBN: 978-1461470069

Minis, I., Zeimpekis, V., Dounias, G., Ampazis, N. (Eds.) (2011) Supply Chain Optimization, Design and Management: Advances and Intelligent Methods, IGI Global Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-61520633-9

Bourlakis, M., Vlachos, I., Zeimpekis, V. (Eds.) (2011) Intelligent Agrifood Chains & Networks, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, ISBN: 978- 1-405-18299-7

Zeimpekis, V., Giaglis, G. M., Tarantilis, C.D., Minis, I. (Eds.) (2007) Dynamic Fleet Management: Concepts, Systems, Algorithms & Case Studies, Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series, Vol. 38, Springer-Verlag International, ISBN: 978-0-387-71721-0

Journal papers (indicative list)

Baou, E., Koutras, V., Zeimpekis, V., Minis, I. (2018) Emergency evacuation planning in natural disasters under diverse population and fleet characteristics, Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Accepted for publication

Gialos, A.A., Zeimpekis, V., Alexopoulos, N.D., Kashaev, N., Riekehr, S., Karanika, A. (2017)  Investigating the impact of sustainability in the production of aeronautical subscale components, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 176,  pp.785-799

Alexopoulos, N.D., Gialos, A.A., Zeimpekis, V., Velonaki, Z., Kashaev, N., Riekehr, S., Karanika, A. (2016) Laser beam welded structures for a regional aircraft: weight, cost and carbon footprint savings, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 39, pp. 38-52

Ninikas, G., Athanasopoulos, Th., Zeimpekis, V., Minis, I. (2014) Routing in hybrid courier operations, International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 25, Issue 3, pp. 611-634

Zeimpekis, V., Minis, I., Giaglis, G.M. Mamassis, K. (2013) Real-time fleet management and rerouting in city logistics, International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 1-21

Zeimpekis, V., Mamasis, K., Minis, I. (2012) A web-tool for planning environmental friendly freight combined transport operations, Procedia-Social and Behavioral SciencesTransport Research Arena – Europe 2012, Vol. 48, pp. 464-472

Minis, I., Mamasis, K., Zeimpekis, V. (2012) Real-time management of vehicle breakdowns in urban freight distribution, Journal of Heuristics, Vol. 18, Issue 3, pp. 375-400

Smirlis, Y., Zeimpekis, V., Kaimakamis, G. (2012) A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) model to support the selection of vehicle routing software for city logistics operations, Operational Research-An International Journal, Vol.12, No.3, pp.399-420

Zeimpekis, V. (2011) Goods distribution management in city logistics environment: A systemic approach, Advances in Management and Applied Economics, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 151-170

Zeimpekis, V., Minis, I., Pappa, V. (2010) Real-time logistics management of dried figs using RFID technology: Case study in a Greek Cooperative company, International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 7(3), pp. 265-285