Harilaos N. Psaraftis

Harilaos N. Psaraftis



Building: 358, 148

2800 Kgs. Lyngby


Phone: 45251519Mobile: 40484796

Harilaos N. Psaraftis is a Professor at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Department of Management Engineering. He has a diploma from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) (1974), and two M.Sc. degrees (1977) and a Ph.D. (1979) from MIT, USA. He has been Assistant and Associate Professor at MIT from 1979 to 1989 and Professor at NTUA from 1989 to 2013.  He has participated in 20 or so EU projects, and  has coordinated 3 of them, including project SuperGreen on European green corridors (2010-2013). He has been a member and chairman of various groups at the IMO, and has also served as CEO of the Piraeus Port Authority (1996 -2002). He has published extensively and has received several academic and industry awards. His latest book is entitled “Green Transportation Logistics: The Quest for Win-Win Solutions” (Springer International Series in Operations Research and Management Science, 2016).



1969 - 1974 Diploma - NTUA
1974 - 1979 MSc - MIT
1974 - 1977 MSc - MIT
1977 - 1979 PhD - MIT

Academic grades

PhD, MIT, 1979

MSc, MIT, 1977 (2)

Diploma, NTUA, 1974

Professional experience

1996 - 2003 CEO (OLP) - Piraeus Port Authority
1979 - 1983 Assistant Professor (MIT) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ocean Engineering
1983 - 1989 Associate Professor (MIT) - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ocean Engineering
1989 - 2013 Professor (NTUA) - National Technical University of Athens, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering


Greek (mother tongue), English, French


Transportation logistics; maritime logistics; green logistics

International experience

Principal Investigator in many EU projects, coordinating 3 of them.

Involved in various International Maritime Organization, European Commission and other UN bodies committees and panels.

Departmental Academic Advisor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Dept. of Logistics and Maritime Studies.

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Other information

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  • World Scientific

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1

    Central database


  • Peter Lang

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  • Springer

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  • Transportation Research. Part D: Transport & Environment

    ISSNs: 1361-9209

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1879-2340

    Pergamon Press, United Kingdom

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 2, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 5.07 SJR 1.448 SNIP 1.942, Web of Science (2019): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • Maritime Economics & Logistics

    ISSNs: 1479-2931

    Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1479-294X

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., United Kingdom

    BFI (2020): BFI-level 1, Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.78 SJR 0.661 SNIP 1.414, Web of Science (2019): Indexed yes, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed yes

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  • World Maritime University. Journal of Maritime Affairs

    ISSNs: 1651-436X, 1651-436x

    Springer, Germany

    Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.05 SJR 0.267 SNIP 0.506, ISI indexed (2013): ISI indexed no, Web of Science (2019): Indexed yes

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