Dr. Spyros Economides


Spyros Economides

2445 Virginia Street 33 Deligianni Street

Berkeley, CA 94709 15127 Melissia-Attica

Tel: H: (510) 845-9545 Greece

Tel: H: (210) 6133268

Mobile: +30 6977593670


Ph. D. Operations Research, University of Texas at Austin.

M. S. Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin.

B. S. Mathematics, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas.


Adjunct Professor, Executive MBA Program, City College (affiliate of the University of Sheffield, Great Britain), Thessaloniki, Greece, 2005-2008.

On Faculty Early Retirement Program Track, September 2003-June 2007.

Chair, Department of Management and Finance, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, California, 2001-2003.

Associate Chair, Department of Management and Finance, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, California, 1993-2001.

Professor, Department of Management and Finance, California State University, East Bay, Hayward, California, since 1973.

Founder and CEO of ASAM International, Inc., a software development and marketing company of computerized transportation management and shipment processing systems since 1986. Company acquired in 1997 and became the Shipping Systems Technology Division of Neopost, an international company of mailroom and shipping room systems and equipment. There is a Neopost / ASAM International customer base of about 6,000, using the systems nationwide.

Consultant on Strategic Alliances Development domestically and internationally, under annual contract, Neopost, Hayward, California, 1997-1998.

Consulting Engineer, Operations Engineering Department, Lockheed Missiles and Space Co., Sunnyvale, California, 1982-1993.

Security Clearance: Secret.


· Fulbright Exchange Student from Greece at Southwestern University.

· Brown Foundation Scholarship at Southwestern University.

· HKN, Electrical Engineering Honorary Society.

· Member, Decision Sciences Institute.

· Member INFORMS.


· Operations Management / Operations Research

· Project Management

· Systems Analysis

· Risk Management / Statistical Analysis

· Quality Management

· Quantitative Decision Analysis and Decision Support Systems

· Educational and Training Programs Development and Implementation

· Training in Computer Assisted Managerial Decision Making

· Logistics and Supply Chain Management

· Warehousing, Distribution, Transportation and Shipping Technology

· Development of Strategic Business Alliances and Partnerships


1. “Cellular Array Implementation and Utilization of Arithmetic Functions for Aerospace Computer Systems,” American Institute of Aeronautics Aerospace Conference, Paper 69-694, Los Angeles, California, September 1969, (with C. V. Ramamoorthy).

2. “Fast multiplication Cellular Arrays for Large Scale Integration Implementation,” Proceedings of the Fall Joint Computer Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, November 1969, (with C. V. Ramamoorthy).

3. “A Cost Allocation Analysis for Rate Decision Making in a Municipal Utility,” Proceedings of the Southeastern Conference of the American Institute for Decision Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia, March 1973, (with Waltraud Skerhut).

4. “HAMPS – A Heuristic Approach to Multi-Project Scheduling,” Proceedings of the Southeastern Conference of the American Institute for Decision Sciences, Atlanta, Georgia, March 1973, (with O. E. Park).

5. “A Construction Scheduling System with Resource Allocation for Electric Utilities,” Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. EM-24, N°1, February 1977, (with W. C. Duesterhoeft).

6. “Territorial Corridors and the Environment: A Case Study,” Interfaces, Vol. 7, N°3, May 1977.

7. “An Information System For a General Medical Practitioner,”The Institute of Management Sciences XXIII International Meeting Proceedings, July 1977, Athens, Greece.

8. “Resource Planning for Multiple Projects,” Decision Sciences Journal, Vol. 9, N° 1, January 1978, (with S. M. Lee and O. E. Park).

9. “Environmental Optimization of Power Lines,” Journal of the Environmental Science Division: American Society of Civil Engineering, Vol. 104, EE4, August 1978 (with M. M. Sharifi).

10. “Workforce Scheduling in a State University Computing Laboratory Facility,” Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the American Institute of Decision Sciences, Saint Louis, MO, November 1978, (with J. D. Rose).

11. “Goal Programming and the Manager: Toward Meaningful Interaction,” ORSA/TIMS 1978 Joint National Meeting, Los Angeles, California, November 1978, (with D. Lillie).

12. “Automated Scheduling for a Part Time Student Workforce,” Proceedings of the Western Educational Computer Conference, Anaheim, California, November 1978, (with J. D. Rose).

13. “An Analysis of the Creation and Dissipation of Non-Exclusive Income Under Rent Control in Berkeley, California,” Proceedings of the Western Economic Association Meeting, San Francisco, California, July 1981, (with R. S. Main).

14. “A Mixed Integer Model for Nuclear Production Scheduling,” ORSA/TIMS 1981 Joint National Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 1981, (with T. W. Crawford).

15. “Radioisotope Production Scheduling in a Nuclear Reactor,” Decision Sciences Journal, Vol. 13, N° 3, July 1982, (with T. Crawford).

16. “A Water Management Problem: Operations Scheduling Model for the Central Valley Project,” Journal of Management Sciences and Applied Cybernetics, Vol. 12, N° 1, January 1983, (with E. N. Henery).

17. “Computer Aided Decision Making,” Printed Circuit Fabrication Magazine, Vol. 10, N° 7, October 1984.

18. “Warehouse Relocation OR Modernization: Modeling the Managerial Dilemma,” Interfaces, Vol. 14, N° 3, May-June 1984, (with E. Fok).

19. “Microcomputer Based Decision Support Systems Aid Managers in Evaluating Decisions,” Industrial Engineering Journal, Vol. 17, N° 9, September 1985, (with M. Colen).

20. “Microcomputer Simulation Improves Production Scheduling for Microelectronics Manufacturers,” Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 6, N° 4, December 1987, (with F. Cunningham).

21. “Compressed Workweek: A Field Experiment,” Personnel Administrator, May 1989, (with D. N. Reck and Allen Schuh).

22. “Microcomputers Allow Integration of Shipping Stations, Other Functions,”Traffic World, May 21, 1990.

23. “The Future of Shipping: Integration Software,” Mailing and Shipping Technology Magazine, July 1990, (with S. Camateros and N. Ghaemi).

24. “A Decision Support System (DSS) for the Manufacturing Floor Supervisor,” Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, Washington, D. C., October 1990, (with R. Nagle).

25. “Shipment Processing: A Midrange Solution,” Information Management, December 1990.

26. “Automatic ID: Its Cost-Effective Role In Shipment Processing,” Automatic ID News, August 1992.

27. “Carrier Subsidized Vs. Vendor Supplied Shipment Processing System: A Computerized Analysis Of the Traffic Manager’s Dilemma,” Mailer’s Review, Vol. 5, N° 5, May 1993.

28. “Paperless Warehouse: A Successful Implementation,” Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Business Administration, Athens, Greece, July 10-17, 1996.

29. “Open Systems Connectivity for the Warehousing Environment”, Material Handling Conference, Program Proceedings, Santa Clara, California, Convention Center, September 28-29, 1996.

30. “The Evolution of Shipment Processing Technology”, Proceedings of the Annual National Meeting of the Academy of Business Administration, Cancùn, Mexico, April 15-20, 1997.

31. “Connectivity and Data Integration in Shipping and Distribution”, Proceedings of the Annual National Meeting of the Academy of Business Administration, Acapulco, Mexico, December 18-23, 1997.

32. "Supply Chain Management: The Shipment Processing Link", Proceedings of the 5th International Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute, Athens, Greece, July 4-7, 1999.