Research Director – Deputy Director HIT
Dr. Georgia Aifadopoulou is Research Director and Deputy Director of CERTH/HIT, with professional and research expertise in the following sections: Traffic Management, Transport Systems Management, Use of Telematics Applications in: Maritime, Road and Combined Transport, GIS, Vehicle Fleet Management, Operations Research and in Road Safety. She is a Civil Engineer of the National Technical University of Athens, specializing in Designing and Management of Transport Systems. She has made postgraduate Studies in Informatics, University of PARIS VII and Transportation Planning and Engineering of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chausees. She has acquired her PhD thesis on the «Implementation of expert systems and techniques on fleet routing and scheduling problems of transport fleets» in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
She is Head of Unit “Intelligent Infrastructure & Demand Management” of the Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT), implementing and supervising research projects in the field Intelligent Transport Infrastructure and Transport Demand Management. She has more than 25 years’ experience in studies and European research projects related to passenger and freight transport and sustainable development and has written over 30 scientific papers that have been published in Greek and foreign magazines and were presented in Greek and international conferences.
She is Managing Director of the Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A (TTP) which aims at the promotion of innovation, competitiveness and entrepreneurship of the Greek enterprises.