Prof. Dr. Michele Acciaro, Kühne Logistics University (KLU)
Michele Acciaro is Associate Professor of Maritime Logistics at the Kühne Logistics University. Until December 2012 he held the position of Senior Researcher/Green Shipping at the Research and Innovation department of DNV in Norway. Between 2004 and 2010 he worked as deputy director and researcher at the Center for Maritime Economics and Logistics (MEL)/Erasmus SmartPort of Erasmus University Rotterdam, with which he is still associated.
Michele holds a BSc and a MSc (cum Laude) in Statistics and Economics from the University of Rome “La Sapienza”; a MSc in Maritime Economics and Logistics from Erasmus University for which he was awarded the NOL/APL Prize for Student Excellence; and a PhD in Logistics also from Erasmus University. Michele was awarded the Young Researcher Best Paper Prize at the IAME Annual Conference in Cyprus in 2005. Since 2001 he worked as a consultant, advisor and researcher in the areas of liner shipping economics, terminal management, green shipping, container logistics integration and supply chain pricing and finance.