Christina Diakaki holds a Diploma in Production Engineering and Management (1991) from the Technical University of Crete, Greece, a M.Sc. in Operations Management (1993) from the Victoria University of Manchester (U.M.I.S.T.), U.K., and a Ph.D. in Operations Research (2000) from Technical University of Crete, Greece.
Since 1994, she has been an independent/self-employed engineer, member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, while since 1999, she has been Adjunct Professor at the Departments of Production Engineering and Management and Environmental Engineering of the Technical University of Crete, Greece, and at the Departments of Electronics and Natural Resources and Environment of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece. Currently, she is Adjunct Professor at the School of Social Sciences of the Hellenic Open University, certified to Open and Distance Learning.
Since 1994, she has also been research associate at several research establishments such as the Dynamic Systems and Simulation Laboratory of Technical University of Crete, Greece, the Laboratory of Renewable Energy Resources of the Technological Educational Institute of Crete, Greece, the Telecommunication Systems Institute of the Technical University of Crete, Greece, and the Industrial Design Engineering Department of the Technological Educational Institute of Kozani, Greece. She has participated in numerous research projects sponsored by the EC, national authorities and private organizations. She serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals and conferences, she is member of the Editorial Board of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and she is the author and co-author of numerous research reports and papers in scientific and technical journals, and conference proceedings. Her research interests include decision analysis and operations research, and systems’ analysis, modeling, optimization and simulation, with applications in the fields of Transportation, Energy and Environment.