Prof. Triant Flouris (Ph.D. University of South Carolina) is Executive Director of the Center of Excellence in Transportation, Shipping, and Logistics at The American College of Greece (ACG) and professor of management. Prior to joining ACG, he was provost at Hellenic American University, Athens, Greece and has also served as Dean for the School of Aviation Sciences at Daniel Webster College (Nashua, NH, USA), founding Director of the CUNY Aviation Institute at York College, Aviation and Technology Department Chair at San Jose State University (California, USA), International Aviation MBA Director at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada), and professor (assistant and associate) at Auburn University (Alabama, USA). Dr. Flouris has extensive experience in strategic planning and higher education administration. He is the author of nine books, over two hundred refereed journal articles, book chapters, scholarly articles, and public reports most on topics in aviation and aerospace. He is a professional pilot and flight instructor with airline operating experience and over 10,000 hours of total flight time.