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

  • 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: BALCOR 2011.
  • Editorial Board of Intern. J of Multi-criteria Decision Making
  • Editorial Board of Intern. J of Sustainable Agricultural Management and Informatics

Recent Publications

  • Drivas, K., Rozakis, S., Xesfingi, S. The effect of house energy efficiency programs on the extensive and intensive margin of lower-income households’ investment behavior (2019) Energy Policy, pp. 607-615.
  • Panagopoulos, A., Rozakis, S., Sideri, K., Anagnosti, A. University Technology Transfer and Agricultural Science Entrepreneurial Education: a View from Inside (2019) Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 10 (4), 1466-1481.
  • Rozakis, S., Viaggi, D., Oleszek, W. Editorial: Central-Eastern European agriculture and the transition to bioeconomy (2018) AgBioForum, 21 (2), 61-63.
  • Bartoli, A., Hamelin, L., Rozakis, S., Borzęcka, M., Brandão, M. Coupling economic and GHG emission accounting models to evaluate the sustainability of biogas policies (2019) Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 106, pp. 133-148.
  • Konstantinis A., E-A Maria, S Rozakis, K Sh. A definition of bioeconomy through the bibliometric networks of the scientific literature, AgBioForum, 21(2), 64-85
  • Król, A., Ksiȩzak, J., Kubińska, E., Rozakis, S. Evaluation of sustainability of maize cultivation in Poland. A prospect theory-PROMETHEE approach (2018) Sustainability (Swiss), 10 (11), 4263.
  • Escobar, N., Manrique-de-Lara-Peñate, C., Sanjuán, N., Clemente, G., Rozakis, S. An agro-industrial model for the optimization of biodiesel production in Spain to meet the European GHG reduction targets (2017) Energy, 120, pp. 619-631.
  • Drivas, K., Panagopoulos, A., Rozakis, S., 2016. Instigating entrepreneurship to a university in an adverse entrepreneurial landscape, J Technology Transfer, 43(4): 966-985
  • A. Petsakos, 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