Featured Story November-December 2014
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MSL News
October 2014, Professor Christos D. Tarantilis has joined the editorial board of Networks (Wiley) as an Associate Editor.

September 2014, The Department of Management Science and Technology of AUEB, will run from the academic year 2014-2015, a Master of Science program on Business Analytics.

May 2014, the 11th Student Conference on Management Science and Technology will take place on 13rd May 2014 with subject "Innovation and Sustainable Entrepreneurship".

March 2014, Professor George Ioannou has been appointed as the new Director of the Management Science Laboratory.
Upcoming Events
6th Annual Operational Risk
2-3 November, 2014
London, United Kingdom

31st Annual Conference of the Hellenic Mathematical Society
7-9 November, 2014
Veria, Greece

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2014 San Francisco
9-12 November, 2014
California, United States of America

North America ISRM
19-21 November, 2014
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America

2014 4th International Conference on Information and Finance - ICIF 2014
20-21 November, 2014
Milan, Italy

2014 5th International Conference on Computer and Computational Intelligence (ICCCI 2014)
6-7 December, 2014
Paris, France

Advanced Portfolio Optimisation & Risk Management in the Energy Industry
9-10 December, 2014
Chicago, United States of America

Big Data Analytics, Management and Innovation International Conference
22 January, 2015
Atlanta, United States of America

Inernational Conference on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology
22-23 January, 2015
New York, United States of America

IT Risk Management
2-3 February, 2015
London, United Kingdom

3rd International Conference on Advances in Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics        (ICAESAM' 2015 )
23-24 March, 2015
London, United Kingdom

2015 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
12-14 April, 2015
California, Unites States of America

Rome 15th Academic Conference
14-17 April, 2015
California, Unites States of America

International Conference on Mathematics and Mechanics
27-28 April, 2015
Paris, France

ECCO XXVIII 2015 (European Chapter on Combinatorial Optimization)
28-30 May, 2015
Catania, Italy

Odysseus 2015
31/5-5 June, 2015
Ajaccio, France

Verolog 2015
8-10 June, 2015
Vienna, Austria

2015 International Business Conference in London
7-11 June, 2015
London, United Kingdom

2015 CORS/INFORMS International Conference
14-17 June, 2015
Quebec, Canada

MSOM Conference 2015
28-30 June, 2015
Ontario, Canada

EURO XXVII Annual Conference
12-15 July, 2015
Glasgow, Scotland

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015 Philadelphia
1-4 November, 2015
Pennsylvania, United States of America

2016 INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics & Operations Research
10-12 April, 2016
Florida, United States of America

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2016 Nashville
13-16 November, 2016
Tennessee, United States of America
Recent Publications
  • New Journal paper by C. Gounaris, P. Repoussis, C.D. Tarantilis, W. Wiesemann and C. Floudas (2014). An Adaptive Memory Programming Framework for the Robust Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem. Transportation Science (to appear).

  • New Conference paper by E.E. Zachariadis, C.D. Tarantilis and C.T. Kiranoudis (2014). The Load-Dependent Vehicle Routing Problem and its Pick-up and Delivery Extension, EURO working Group on Vehicle Routing and Logistics Optimization (VeRoLog) Conference, 22-25 June, Oslo, Norway. 

  • New Book by P.Z. Lappas and A. Kiohos (2014). Operational Risk: Theory, Research Perspectives and a Proposed Research Approach. University of Macedonia Press: Thessaloniki.

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Cross-docking is a distribution strategy often found in multi-echelon supply networks. The basic idea behind this strategy is the minimization of inventory costs, appearing in multi-echelon distribution with intermediate facilities, by reducing warehouses and distribution centers to purely transshipment facilities (cross-docks) which do not hold inventory. In a typical cross-docking system, the... Read more >>
Tabu Search Algorithm for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Cross-Docking

by Ms. Amalia Nikolopoulou, Doctoral Candidate