Nektarios Karanikas

Associate Professor, Health, Safety & Environment, Queensland University of Technology

Nektarios Karanikas

Associate Professor, Health, Safety & Environment, Queensland University of Technology

Biography

Nektarios Karanikas is Assoc. Prof in the Health, Safety and Environment discipline of the School of Public Health & Social Work at QUT. He studied MSc Human Factors and Safety Assessment in Aeronautics at Cranfield University (UK), and he was awarded his doctorate in Safety and Quality Management from Middlesex University (UK). Nektarios worked for more than 19 years as an officer at the Hellenic Air Force where he served in various positions related to maintenance, safety and quality management, including accident investigations. In addition to his academic credentials, he holds professional credentials in occupational health & safety, human factors, project management and engineering and has been a member of various national and international associations. Nektarios has published an edited book and several chapters, (co)authored various peer-reviewed journal and conference articles with a focus on safety/risk management, presented his work in more than 80 events, and he actively volunteers in a wide range of scientific and professional activities.

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