Alexandros Diamantidis is an Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods in Management at the School of Economics of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He holds a PhD in the Analysis of Manufacturing systems with linear and non linear flow of material from the University of the Aegean, an MSc in the analysis of Job Shop models from Dublin City University and a BSc in Mathematics from the University of the Aegean. His research interests include among others the modeling and optimization of manufacturing systems, modeling and optimiazation of the Supply Chain and analysis of service management systems. He has published research papers in various academic Journals including IIE Transactions, International Journal of Production Researc, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering and in many international conferences. He is referee to many leading International scientific Journals.