School of Business and Economics


Naoum Tsioptsias

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Doctoral Researcher in Management Science and Operations Management

Personal Profile:

Naoum holds an interdisciplinary MSc (with distinction) on "Informatics and Management" (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) and a first−level degree on "Finance and Accounting" (University of Macedonia, Greece). He joined Loughborough University as a fully funded Doctoral Researcher in October 2015, with SIMUL8 Corporation collaborating on the project.

Simultaneously to his Masters studies, he worked as a junior economist at a Human Resources company in Greece, completing two years on a business−driven environment.

Research Interest:

  • Model creation procedures and their life−cycles
  • The learning outcomes from wrong models
  • Simulation in Management
  • Financial analysis of macroeconomic indices
  • Knowledge Discovery in Databases & Data Mining



Dr. Antuela Tako

Professor Stewart Robinson


Thesis Title/Topic:

What can we learn from wrong simulation models?

Tsioptsias, N., Tako, A., and Robinson, S., (2016). Model Validation and Testing in Simulation : a Literature Review, 5th Student Conference on Operational Research (SCOR’16), 2016, no. 6, pp. 1–11.