Nikitakos Nikitas




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Maritime Information Technology


Prof. N. Nikitakos is a graduate of Hellenic Naval Academy (1980) and holds a B.Sc. in Economics (University of Piraeus 1986) andM.Sc. degrees from Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA (M.Sc. Electrical Engineering,and M.Sc. in Appl. Mathematics). He spent 25 years as Naval Officer (Captain H.N. ret.) when he participated in several NATO and EU committees. He is decorated with 10 national and international medals among them the medal for Kuwait’s liberation and King Fahd’s medal of Saudi Arabia for his participation in operation desert storm. He received a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National Technical University of Athens (1996). He is Professor of Shipping Informatics and Communications and was Head of the Dept. of Shipping Trade and Transport in the University of the Aegean (2005-2009). He has participated,mainly as coordinator/principal researcher in several European and defense related research projects. He was AMMITEC’s (Association of Maritime Managers Information Technology Electronics and Communication) President from 2006-2010 and currently President of Aegean Institute of the Law of the Sea and Maritime law in Rhodes. He holds 3 international patents on renewable energies at sea and he was awarded a Lloyd’s Greek award List on Maritime Technological Innovation in 2006. He has published 5 books and many articles in international referred journals and conferences.

Selected Publications

  • N.Thomaides, N.Nikitakos, G.Dounias ‘The evaluation of Information Technology projects: A fuzzy multicriteria decision making approach’ International Journal of Information Technology And Decision Making, vol.5, no1, pp. 89 – 122, March 2006
  • N. Nikitakos, G. Fykaris ‘Autopilot adjustment using CBR’  ‘International Journal of Ocean Systems Management’ pp.135-154, vol.1, no2, 2009
  • N.Nikitakos ‘Green Logistics – The concept of Zero Emissions Port’ Faculty of Mechanical Engineering  Transactions,  Belgrade, Issue 40, p.201-206, 2012
  • ] Zhen, R., Jin, Y., Hu, Q., Shao, Z., & Nikitakos, N. (2017). Maritime Anomaly Detection within Coastal Waters Based on Vessel Trajectory Clustering and Naïve Bayes Classifier. Journal of Navigation, 70(3), 648-670.
  • Iosif Progoulakis , Nikitas Nikitakos , Paul Rohmeyer, , Barry Bunin,, Dimitrios Dalaklis, Stavros Karamperidis ‘Perspectives on Cyber Security for Offshore Oil and Gas Assets’ Journal of Marine  Science and  Engineering  pp. 1-27,  9, 112, Jan. 2021