School of Business and Economics


Naoum Tsioptsias

Photo of  Naoum Tsioptsias

Doctoral Researcher in Management Science and Operations

Naoum holds an interdisciplinary MSc (with distinction) on "Informatics and Management" (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece) and a BA 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.

Prior to his doctoral studies, he worked as an analyst at a Human Resources company in Greece, completing two years in a business−driven environment.

Research Interest:

Model creation procedures and their life−cycles

Learning outcomes and differences from using wrong models

Simulation in Management

Analysis of economic and financial indices

Knowledge Discovery in Databases & Data Mining


Dr. Antuela Tako

Professor Stewart Robinson

Thesis Title/Topic:

Can we learn from wrong models? A study on the characteristics and use of wrong simulation models