Stelios Rozakis
Associate Professor, Operations Research in Agriculture and Energy 
Division I: Environmental Management

Extended CV (pdf)


  • Office: Κ3.A6
  • Tel.: +30 28210 06160 FAX: +30 28210 37846
  • Email:srozakis<at>
  • Office Hours: 11:00 - 13:00 working days


  • 2000: Ph.D.: Dept of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Agricultural University of Athens.
  • 1991: M.P.A.: School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, USA.
  • 1989: D.E.A. Sociology of Technology: Université Paris I - Sorbonne
  • 1988: D.Ε.S.S. Institut des Etudes Economiques et Sociales, Université de Paris I
  • 1986: Bachelor in Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business.

Research Interests

Research focuses on operations research and policy analysis in agriculture, energy and the environment:

  • Economic evaluation of agro-energy systems
  • Multi-criteria analysis methodology and decision support systems
  • Innovation management and environmental technology transfer
  • Agricultural policy analysis and bio-economy strategies
  • Mathematical programming at the farm and sector level

Participation in Research Programs and Projects

  • Sustainability Life Cycle Analysis of Distributed Production (scientific supervisor) Hellenic Foundation for Research and Innovation (2019-2022)
  • Member of the advisory board of BioEcon H2020-WIDESPREAD-2014-2 project (2015-2019)
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Technology transfer in the Agricultural University of Athens, (2014-2015)
  • Decision support software development “ Decision making support  in bioelectricity assisted by GIS”, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland, (2010-2012)
  • Innovative precision agriculture technologies to optimize irrigation and integrated management systems under water deficit, LIFE08 ENV/GR/000570/2011

Distinctions and Awards

  • Best Senior Paper Award, 2020. Conference on Environmental and Climate Technologies, CONECT, Riga Technical University
  • Guest editor (with D. Viaggi and W. Oleszek), 2018. European agriculture and the transition to bioeconomy, AgBioForum
  • Guest editor (with E.Carayannis and E.Grigoroudis), 2018. From Agri-science to Agri-business, J of Technology Transfer
  • Best Paper Award in Decision Theory and Applications: Balkan Assoc Oper Research (BALCOR) 2011
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship 1997-2000, Institute National de Recherche Agronomique, Economie et Sociologie Rurale, Paris-Grignon

Recent Publications

  • Ben Fradj, N., Jayet P-A., Rozakis, S. Georganta E., Jędrejek A. 2020. Contribution of agricultural systems to the bioeconomy: integration of willow in the context of a stylised CAP diversification, Land Use Policy (in press)
  • Ben Fradj, N., Rozakis, S., Borzęcka, M., Matyka, M. 2020. Miscanthus in the European bio-economy: A network analysis, Industrial Crops and Products, 148, art. no. 112281. 
  • Pishgar-Komleh, S.H., Zylowski, T., Rozakis, S., Kozyra, J. 2020. Efficiency under different methods for incorporating undesirable outputs in an LCA+DEA framework: A case study of winter wheat production in Poland, Journal of Environmental Management, 260, art. no. 110138. 
  • Panagopoulos, A., Rozakis, S., Sideri, K., Anagnosti, A. 2019. University Technology Transfer and Agricultural Science Entrepreneurial Education: a View from Inside, Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 10 (4):1466-1481. 
  • Drivas, K., Rozakis, S., Xesfingi, S. 2019. The effect of house energy efficiency programs on the extensive and intensive margin of lower-income households’ investment behavior, Energy Policy, 128: 607-615. 
  • Bartoli, A., Hamelin, L., Rozakis, S., Borzęcka, M., Brandão, M. 2019. Coupling economic and GHG emission accounting models to evaluate the sustainability of biogas policies, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 106:133-148. 
  • Król, A., Ksiȩzak, J., Kubińska, E., Rozakis, S., 2018. Evaluation of sustainability of maize cultivation in Poland. A prospect theory-PROMETHEE approach, Sustainability (Switzerland)10 (11), art. no. 4263, . 
  • Kremmydas, D., Athanasiadis, I.N., Rozakis, S., 2018. A review of Agent Based Modeling for agricultural policy evaluation, Agricultural Systems, 164: 95-106.
  • Petsakos, A., S. Rozakis, 2015. Calibration of agricultural risk programming models, European Journal of Operational Research 242: 536-545
  • Georgiou, D., Mohammed, E.S., Rozakis, S., 2015. Multi-criteria decision making on the energy supply configuration of autonomous desalination units, Renewable Energy 75: 459-467

Ph.D. Candidates

  • Aikaterini Troullaki
  • Ioannis Kanakis