Konstantinos Papoutsis

Research Associate

Konstantinos Papoutsis was born in Thessaloniki in 1984. He studied Surveying Engineering in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2008) and he also holds a Master Diploma in Transportation Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (2010).
From 2010 until 2015 he worked as a research associate at CERTH/Hellenic Institute of Transport, having been involved in research projects related to urban mobility and logistics, international logistics, port and maritime logistics, terminal performance, warehouse management, etc. In September 2015 he started working at the Department of Transport and Regional Economics (TPR) of the University of Antwerp on the research project ‘Stedelijkelogistiek and mobiliteit’ funded by the Flemish government.
Within the context of the research initiatives (H2020, FP7, INTERREG, national) in which he has been involved, he cooperated with University of Thessaly – Traffic, Transportation and Logistics Laboratory, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and part of the European logistics and shipping industry.
He elaborates his PhD thesis under a joint supervision of the University of Thessaly (TTLog) and the University of Antwerp (School of Applied Economics/TPR).His research focuses on urban retail logistics and their cost analysis: internal and external costs, urban policies and impacts on cost structures, sustainability analysis of innovations, etc..The research framework is applied to the operations of an international food retailer.
Konstantinos has also followed scientific and business courses with respect to Industrial Economics, Freight Transport and Logistics, Welfare Economics, Operations Research, Business Logistics, etc. SPSS, R project, Microsoft Office, COPERT and ArcGIS are part of the software he has used under a wider research scope.
He is keen on swimming and whenever he finds some time he likes going for sailing. Apart from these, he enjoys reading political history and economics.
He speaks Greek (native), English, French and Dutch.

Konstantinos Papoutsis
Staff Information
Campus Address
TTLog Laboratory Pedion Areos, 38334 Volos, Greece