Dr. Dimitrios Vlachos is an Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.), Greece. Dr. Vlachos has taken part in more than 30 research projects. He has more than 30 publications in scientific journals and more than 50 publications in conference proceedings, which are presented below. He has also contributed in the authoring of 4 chapters of a book. He participates in national and international scientific organizations. Finally, he is a member of the Hellenic Technical Chamber (TΕΕ), the Institute for Operational Research and Management Science (INFORMS), the Hellenic Operational Research Society (EEEE), the Greek Association of Supply Chain Management (GASM), District Greece and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP).