Dr Aristides Matopoulos

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Aristides Matopoulos

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General

 

 

Aristides is a Reader in Supply Chain Design & Logistics Systems at Aston University. He has led the development of the Supply Chain Readiness Level tool at Aston to assess the maturity and the capabilities of manufacturing supply chains. He has been involved in several research and consulting projects as a freelance consultant. In the DISCUS project he looked into Drivetrain Integration, Supply Chain Upscaling and Streamlining in the Electric vehicle sector. He is currently involved in the NextNext (EU funded) project for the identification of trends and scenarios for future supply chain.

Research interests

  • Supply Chain & Logistics Systems Design
  • Supply Chain Readiness Levels and Capability Assessment
  • Resource Efficient, Biomass Supply Chains & Life Cycle Assessment
  • Supplier-Buyer Relationships  
  • Main sectors of interest: Manufacturing, Retail, Food, Humanitarian

Teaching Activity

  • Introduction to Logistics (BSc)
  • Contemporary Issues in Supply Chains (BSc)
  • Logistics and Transportation (MSc)
  • Supply Management (MSc)

Qualifications

  • Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy, 2013.
  • Post-doc in Innovation in the Food Chain, Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece, 2011.
  • PhD in Supply Chain Management & E-business, Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece, 2006
  • MSc in Food Industry Management & Marketing, Imperial College, University of London, 2002
  • BSc in Agriculture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2000

Employment

  • 2018-date: Reader, Aston University
  • 2015-2018: Senior Lecturer, Aston University
  • 2011- 2015: Lecturer, Aston University
  • 2007 – 2011: Adjunct Lecturer,  Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, University of Macedonia and City College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield
  • 2006-2009: Researcher in the FP6 European Project “e-Trust”, University of Macedonia.
  • 2004-2007: Scientific Associate and Trainer, Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs.

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Member of the European Association of Operations Management

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  1. International Journal of Logistics (Journal)

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  2. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (Journal)

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  3. Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management (Journal)

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