Dr. George Petrakos is Professor of Quantitative methods and Information Systems at Panteion University, Director General of the Research Institute for Tourism (RIT) in Athens, Greece. He obtained his diploma in Mathematics, from the University of Athens (1988). In 1990 he completed his M.Sc. in Applied Statistics and Information Systems from The George Washington Univ., Wash. D.C., USA. In 1993 he was awarded with an honoured Ph.D. degree in Statistics from the University of Wyoming, USA. He has published over 50 papers in highly rated scientific journals and international conferences proceeding, subjecting Survey methodology, Official Statistics, Data Quality, Biostatistics Audit sampling.

He is also the author of 3 academic textbooks in Greek subjecting Everyday Life Statistics, Applied Probability with R and Survey Methodology. Dr. Petrakos has an extensive teaching experience from The George Washington University, University of Wyoming, Panteion University of Athens, Hellenic Open University and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. He has been the Instructor of graduate and undergraduate courses in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Analysis, Informatics, Survey Methodology, Quantitative methods, Audit Sampling and Applied Econometrics. He is a member of the Royal Statistical Society, the Greek Mathematical Society Orbicom (UNESCO), and the Greek Observatory for Tourism. He has also served as reviewer and associate editor for many scientific journals such as the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, the Journal of Applied Statistics and the Statistical Review.

Contact details:
Email: petrakos@panteion.gr
Tel: (0030) 210 920 1637