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Charisios Achillas


achillasDr. Charisios Achillas is an Academic Associate at the School of Economics, Business Administration and Legal Studies, International Hellenic University. He graduated in 1999 from Aristotle University's Mechanical Engineering Department. He then continued with an MSc in Engineering Project Management from UMIST, Manchester, UK. In 2009 he was granted with a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Aristotle University Thessaloniki in the field of integrated waste management of industrial products and optimisation of reverse logistics networks. Since 2003, he has been involved in educational activities of the Aristotle University's Mechanical Engineering Department, as well as in several domestic and European projects.

His research interests focus on the areas of Product Design, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development.



  1. 2014: A methodological framework for the inclusion of modern additive manufacturing into the production portfolio of a focused factory (co-authors: Aidonis D., Iakovou E., Thymianidis M., Tzetzis D.), Journal of Manufacturing Systems, forthcoming
  2. 2014: Design of sustainable supply chains for the agrifood sector: A holistic research framework (co-authors: Iakovou E., Vlachos D., Anastasiadis F.), Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, Special issue 2014, pp 1-10
  3. 2014: Identifying the optimal strategy for suppliers’ involvement in product design: A case study (co-authors: Aidonis D., Folinas D., Moussiopoulos N., Triantafillou D.), Agricultural Engineering International: CIGR Journal, Special issue 2014, pp 30-41
  4. 2014: Investing in product design education in times of economic crisis (co-authors: Banias G., Tzetzis D., Kyratsis P., Moussiopoulos N.), International Journal of Product Design, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 23-41
  5. 2014: CENSE: A tool to assess combined exposure to environmental health stressors in urban areas (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Banias G., Athanasiadis A., Akylas V., Moussiopoulos N.), Environment International, Volume 63, pp 1–10
  6. 2013: Life Cycle Thinking in the Use of Natural Resources (co-authors: Koroneos C., Moussiopoulos N., Nanaki E.A.), Open Environmental Sciences, Volume 7, pp 1-6
  7. 2013: Depth of manual dismantling analysis: A cost-benefit approach (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Karagiannidis A., Moussiopoulos N., Loulos V.), Waste Management, Volume 33, Issue 4, pp 948-956
  8. 2013: Use of multi-criteria decision analysis to tackle waste management problems: A literature review (co-authors: Moussiopoulos N., Karagiannidis A., Banias G., Perkoulidis G.), Waste Management & Research, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 115-129
  9. 2012: Willingness to pay for more sustainable e-waste management:  A contingent valuation study in Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Karagiannidis A., Sartzetakis E., Moussiopoulos Ν.), Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment, Issue 3, pp 19-35
  10. 2012: Re-design of industrial products: A multi-objective approach (co-authors: Aidonis D., Vlachokostas Ch., Folinas D., Moussiopoulos N.), Journal of the Operational Research Society, Volume 64, pp 1336-1346
  11. 2012: A multi-objective decision-making model to select Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment transportation media (co-authors: Aidonis D., Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G., Triantafillou D.), Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 66, pp 76-84
  12. 2012: Measuring combined exposure to environmental pressures in urban areas: An air quality and noise pollution assessment approach (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Michailidou A.V., Moussiopoulos N.), Environmental International, Volume 39, pp 8-17
  13. 2011: A web-based decision support system for the optimal management of construction and demolition waste (co-authors: Achillas Ch., Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Papaioannou G.), Waste Management, Volume 31, pp 2497–2502
  14. 2011: Multicriteria methodological approach to confront urban air pollution (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G.), Atmospheric Environment, Volume 45, pp 4160-4169
  15. 2011: Social acceptance for the development of a Waste-to-Energy plant in an urban area: Application for Thessaloniki, Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G., Kafetzopoulos G., Karagiannidis A.), Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 55, pp 857-863
  16. 2011: Prioritise strategies to confront environmental deterioration in urban areas: Multicriteria assessment of public opinion and experts’ views Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G.), Cities, Volume 28, pp 414-423
  17. 2011: Transportation cost analysis of the Hellenic system for alternative management of waste electric and electronic equipment (co-authors: Moussiopoulos N., Karagiannidis A., Papadopoulos A., Antonopoulos I., Perkoulidis G., Vlachos D., Vlachokostas Ch.), International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, Volume 7, Issue 6, forthcoming
  18. 2011: Willingness to pay for reducing the risk of premature mortality attributed to air pollution: A contingent valuation study for Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Slini T., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G., Dimitrakis Ι.), Atmospheric Pollution Research, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 275-282
  19. 2011: Combining regression analysis and air quality modelling to predict benzene concentration levels (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Chourdakis E., Moussiopoulos N.), Atmospheric Environment, Volume 45, Issue 15, pp 2585-2592
  20. 2011: Electronic waste management cost: A scenario-based analysis for Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Perkoulidis G., Banias G., Mastropavlos M.), Waste Management & Research, Volume 29, Issue 9, pp 963-972
  21. 2011: Health effects and social costs of particulate and photochemical air pollution: A case study for Thessaloniki, Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Kalogeropoulos K., Sigalas G., Kalognomou E.-A., Banias G.), Atmosphere and Health, forthcoming
  22. 2010: Optimising reverse logistics network to support policy-making in the case of electrical and electronic equipment (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Aidonis D., Moussiopoulos N., Iakovou E., Banias G.), Waste Management, Volume 30, Issue 12, pp 2592-2600
  23. 2010: Promoting reuse strategies for electrical/electronic equipment (co-authors: Moussiopoulos N., Karagiannidis A., Vlachokostas Ch., Banias G.), Waste and Resource Management, Volume 163, Issue WR4, pp 173-182
  24. 2010: Environmental, social and economic information management for the evaluation of sustainability in urban areas: A system of indicators for Thessaloniki (co-authors: Moussiopoulos N., Vlachokostas Ch., Spyridi D., Nikolaou K.), Cities, Volume 27, pp 377-384
  25. 2010: Economic damages of ozone air pollution to crops using combined air quality and GIS modelling (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Nastis S., Kalogeropoulos K., Karmiris I., Moussiopoulos Ν., Chourdakis E., Banias G., Limperi N.), Atmospheric Environment, Volume 44, pp 3352-3361
  26. 2010: Assessing multiple criteria for the optimal location of a construction and demolition waste management facility (co-authors: Banias G., Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Tarsenis S.), Building and Environment, Volume 45, Issue 10, pp 2317-2326
  27. 2010: Decision support system for the optimal location of electrical and electronic waste treatment plants (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Banias G.), Waste Management, Volume 30, Issue 5, pp 870-879
  28. 2010: Decision Support System for the evaluation of urban air pollution control options: Application for particulate pollution in Thessaloniki, Greece (co-authors: Vlachokostas Ch., Moussiopoulos N., Hourdakis E., Tsilingiridis G., Ntziachristos L., Banias G., Stavrakakis N., Sidiropoulos C.), Science of the Total Environment, Volume 407, Issue 23, pp 5937-5948
  29. 2009: A methodological framework for end-of-life management of electronic products (co-authors: Iakovou E., Moussiopoulos N., Xanthopoulos A., Michailidis N., Chatzipanagioti M., Koroneos C., Bouzakis K.-D, Kikis V.), Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 53, pp 329-339



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