Dr. Yiannis Xenidis received at 2006 his PhD from the department of Civil Engineering in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) wherefrom he had, previously, graduated at 1998. His doctoral thesis was on: “Risk Analysis of BOT projects with the Use of Fuzzy Logic”.
He has taught at the department of Spatial Planning and Development in AUTH during 2005 – 2008, while, currently, he is a faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the department of Civil Engineering in AUTH and he is a tutor/advisor at the school of Science and Technology in the Hellenic Open University. He is the author of several peer reviewed papers in scientific journals and conferences and he has contributed, upon invitation, with book chapters to several publications. He has participated as member of the scientific committee and session chair at several scientific conferences and he is a reviewer at several scientific journals and conferences. He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI), the Society of Risk Analysis (SRA), the International Association for Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (iaLcce) and the World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society (WSEAS).
His research interests and teaching activities include: Resilient Systems, Risk Analysis and Decision-Making Theory, Infrastructure Investments and Development, Cost and Schedule Management in Civil Engineering Works, Project Management, Construction Management, and Human Resources Management.