Dr. Christos STEFANAKOS is working as Research Scientist in the Department of Energy and Transport, SINTEF Ocean, Norway since June 2013. He has worked as Assoc/Assistant Professor in the Department of Naval Architecture of the University of West Attica (UNIWA), Hellas, and as Research Engineer in the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Hellas. He obtained his Diploma from the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, NTUA, in 1991, and his Ph.D. from the same Department in 1999. He made a Post Doc in 2001 in the School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, NTUA. His main scientific interest lies in the field of “Nonstationary stochastic modelling and analysis of multivariate time series of marine/maritime parameters”. He is author/co-author of 42 peer reviewed papers, 2 books, and 11 abstract reviewed presentations. He has participated in a number of EU funded research projects.