Thanos Papadopoulos is Professor of Management (Operations Management/Information Systems) and Director of the Technology, Innovation Management, and Enterprise (TIME) Research Centre at Kent Business School. Before, he was the MBA Director (until April 2020).
He is also Associate Editor for 'International Journal of Operations and Production Management' and 'Benchmarking: an international journal'.
He has published over 140 articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences including:
Recently Thanos was included among the top 2% researchers in Business Management area in global list of researchers prepared by Stanford University.
Previously, Thanos held appointments as:
Thanos holds a PhD from Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, UK. He also holds a Diploma (Dipl-Eng, equivalent to MEng) in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the School of Engineering of Patras University, Greece, and an MSc in Information Systems from the Department of Informatics of the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece.
He has been awarded the Best Paper Award in the 2007 International Conference on the Management of Healthcare and Medical Technology.
He currently serves as an Editorial Board Member for Technological Forecasting and Social Change, and Industrial Management and Data Systems.
Thanos' research is located within Operations and Information Management, with a focus on: the application of Information Systems and Digital/Emerging Technologies on supply chain management; supply chain design issues and disruptions/relief operations; resilience and sustainability in various contexts.
Operations Management, Information Systems.
Thanos has been an external examiner for PhDs in several UK institutions (e.g. University of Bristol, Newcastle University, Royal Holloway, Brunel University).