Dr Ioannis Fragkos

Ioannis Fragkos

Associate Professor
Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam

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Ioannis Fragkos is Associate Professor in the Department of Technology and Operations Management, within the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM). Before joining RSM, Ioannis was an instructor at University College London, teaching staff at London Business School and London School of Economics, and a research scientist with the Department of Logistics and Operations Management at HEC Montreal.

Ioannis’s research focuses on decision analytics, decision support systems and the development of large-scale optimization models. His research has appeared in leading international academic journals, and has been applied in a variety of companies in the high-tech, maritime, transportation and education industries. Ioannis has collaborated with organizations such as the UK Department for Transport, Network Rail, the Noble Group, and London Business School. He is a regular speaker at international conferences in the area of decision analytics, operations management and management science, and a member of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS).




Professional experience

Associate Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Technology and Operations Management


Professional Publications

Scholarly Publications (10)

Semi Scientific Publications (2)


Editorial positions (9)

  • Computers and Operations Research

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Operations Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Production and Operations Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Transportation Science

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • International Journal of Production Economics

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Interfaces

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • INFORMS Journal on Computing

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Human Resource Management

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

  • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization

    Ad Hoc Reviewer

Organization Memberships


Media items

  • How to help healthcare staff bounce back after the pandemic

    Healthcare staff are working relentlessly under heavy psychological and physical distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, new research from the RSM, Erasmus University shows consistency in healthcare teams increases…

  • What makes surgical teams more productive?

    An article about the research of Ioannis Fragkos, Professor in the Department of Technology and Operations Management, within the RSM. The article adresses the problem within the focus of many govenrments: healthcare service.…

  • New research into productivity could allow surgeons to perform an extra 53 operations a year

    Research to which Ioannis Fragkos of RSM conducted to has found that organising surgical teams based on ‘horizontal familiarity’ – such as surgeons working with other surgeons that they are familiar with, and sub-team members…

Discovery items

Moving forward after surgical failure

Healthcare teams work better together if they’re familiar – particularly after a patient death. And later patients leave hospital faster.


Decision Science and Operations

  • Study year: 2020/2021, 2019/2020
  • Code: BM27MIM
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master

Research Methods and Skills

  • Study year: 2021/2022, 2020/2021
  • Code: BMRM3SCM
  • Level: Master

Past courses

Management science

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BM14MIM
  • ECTS: 2 Level: Master

Operations Research Methods

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017, 2015/2016
  • Code: BMRM1SCM
  • ECTS: 3 Level: Master