Kapros Serafeim




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Dr. Seraphim Kapros, is the Head of the Department of Shipping Trade and Transport.He is a Civil Engineer specialised in Transport Engineering and Planning. He received a PhD in Transportation from the “Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées” (France), followinganMSc (DEA)in Transportation from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (France) and anMSc in Physical Planning from the University Paris IV-Sorbonne (France). He is currently teaching courses on Transport Planning, Logistics and Distribution Channels, Intermodal Transport Chains. Seraphim Kapros has participated in more than 45 European and national research projects in the fields of Transport Planning, Logistics, Transport Policy, Urban and Regional Planning, Intermodal Transport and Short Sea Shipping. He ismember of the “Observatory of Transport Policies and Strategies in Europe” since 1999; he is also founding member of the European academic network “TRANSPORTNET”. In addition, he is member of the “National Committee of Logistics” (Greece) and of the Railway Regulation Office (Greece), as well as member of the “Freight and Logistics” Programme Committee of the European Transport Conference (Association for European Transport) and of the Scientific Committee of the WCTRS (2010). Seraphim Kapros has publishedmore than seventy papers in scientific journals and international conference proceedings.

Selected Publications

  • Seraphim Kapros, “Territorial aspects of actors’ cooperation strategies in maritime logistics chains and inland distribution networks” in Eds Thierry Vanelslander and Christa Sys, “Port Business; Market Challenges and Management Actions”, Antwerp University Press, 2014.
  • Konstantinos PANOU, George PROIOS and Seraphim KAPROS, Distance and Capacity Constrained Vehicle Routing in Distribution Networks: A New Branch-and-Cut-andPrice Heuristic, Logistics & Sustainable Transport, Vol. 4, No. 1, December 2013, pp. 1– 11.
  • Seraphim Kapros, Amalia Polydoropoulou, Konstantinos Panou, “Forecasting demand for co-modal transport and touristic service integrated packages”, Selected Proceedings of the World Conference of Transport Research 2013, Rio de Janeiro, July 2013.
  • Panou Konstantinos, Kapros Seraphim, Polydoropoulou Amalia, “How service bundling can increase the competitiveness of low market share transport connections”, Selected proceedings of the World Conference of Transport Research 2013, Rio de Janeiro, July 2013.
  • Roumboutsos, A., Kapros, S. and Vanelslander, T., “E-Vehicles in City logistics: a potential for innovation uptake”, Selected Proceedings of the World Conference of Transport Research  013, Rio de Janeiro, July 2013.
  • Acciaro Michele, Vanelslander Thierry, Sys Christa, Ferrari Claudio, Roumboutsos Athena, Giuliano Genevieve, Lam Siu Lee Jasmine, Kapros Seraphim, “A framework for successful implementation of green innovation in seaports”, Selected Proceedings of the World Conference of Transport Research 2013, Rio de Janeiro, July 2013
  • Kapros, S., Panou, K., Proios, G., Fast Screening Method for the Assessment of Freight Demand at the Initial Planning Stage of a Transport and Logistics Center, Transport & Logistics International Journal, Volume 13, 2013.
  • Michele Acciaro, Thierry Vanelslander, Christa Sys, Claudio Ferrari, Athena Roumboutsos, Genevieve Giuliano, Jasmine Siu Lee Lam and Seraphim Kapros, Environmental sustainability in seaports: a framework for successful innovation, Maritime Policy & Management, 2014, vol. 41, issue 5, pages 480-500.
  • Athena Roumboutsos; Seraphim Kapros; Thierry Vanelslander, Green City Logistics: Systems of Innovation to Assess the Potential of E-Vehicle, Research in Transportation Business & Management 07/2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.rtbm.2014.06.005.
  • Seraphim Kapros, Athena Roumboutsos, “Trends and perspectives of Short Sea Shipping in the Mediterranean Basin”, Proceedings of the European Transport Conference 2012, 8- 10 October 2012, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.