The research of the Laboratory focuses on several areas related to sustainable engineering systems, such as: sustainable project management, environmental management, corporate social responsibility, productivity studies, systems analysis and operations research.

The reserach of the Laboratory is also focused on systems safety engineering issues, such as: accident models, hazard analysess, accident investigation and resilience, as well as: security, risk mitigation and accident prevention.



  • M.M. Chatzimichailidou, A. Protopapas, I.M. Dokas (2014), 'Seven Issues on Distributed Situation Awareness Measurement in Complex Socio-technical Systems', In Procedings of the 5th International Conference of Complex Systems Design & Management 2014, November 12-14, Paris, pp 105-117
  • M.M. Chatzimichailidou, R. Freund, I.M. Dokas (2014), 'Distributed Situation Awareness as a "Middleware" Between the New Economic Sociology and Embedded Open Innovation', In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization in Central Europe (MCP-CE 2014), September 24 – 26, 2014 Novi Sad, Serbia, pp 37 - 43


  • I. M. Dokas, J. Feehan and S. Imran (2013), EWaSAP: An Early Warning Identification Approach Based on a Systemic Hazard Analysis, Safety Science, 58, pp 11-26
  • R. Fletcher and I.M. Dokas (2013), ‘Leading Indicators in Aviation Operations', 31st Systems Safety Engineering Conference ISSC2013, August 12-16, Boston Massachusetts, USA, Proceedings in CD
  • F. Foping and I.M. Dokas (2013), 'A SaaS-Based Early Warning Information Fusion System for Critical Infrastructure Safety', ISCRAM2013: The 10th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 12-15 May 2013 Baden-Baden, Germany, pp 156-165


  • F. Foping and I.M. Dokas (2012), 'A Web Based Early Warning System for Water Treatment Plants Safety', 5th Water Contamination Emergencies Conference, 19th to 21st November 2012, Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany


  • F. Foping and I.M. Dokas (2011), 'Securing a Critical Web Application', 23rd European Conference Forum Bauinformatik, University College Cork, 12 -14 September 2011, ( ISBN 978 - 1 - 9066 - 42 - 38
  • I.M. Dokas , J. Feehan, S. Fortier, F. Foping, S. Imran (2011), Towards Supporting State Agencies in Providing Early Warning Services: A Case Study From Ireland, Comparative Emergency Management: Examining Global and Regional Responses to Disasters (Demond Miller and Jason Rivera Eds.), pp. 291-327. CRC Press


  • S. Imran, I.M. Dokas, J. Feehan, F. Foping (2010), A New Application of Domain Specific Modelling Towards Implementing an Early Warning Service, Proceedings of MDA & MTDD 2010, 2nd International Workshop on Model Driven Architecture and Modelling Theory-Driven Development in Conjaction with ENASE , 22-24 July Greece
  • F. S. Foping, I. M. Dokas, J. Feehan, S. Imran (2010), An Improved Schema-Sharing Technique for a Software as a Service Application to Enhance Drinking Water Safety, Journal of Information Security Research (JISR), 1(1), pp 1-10
  • S. Imran, F. S. Foping, J. Feehan, I. M. Dokas (2010), Domain Specific Modeling Language for Early Warning System: Using IDEF0 for Domain Analysis, International Journal of Computer Science Issues, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp 10-17


  • I. M. Dokas, D.A. Karras, D.C. Panagiotakopoulos (2009), Fault Tree Analysis and Fuzzy Expert Systems: Early Warning and Emergency Response of Landfill Operations, Environmental Modelling & Software, Vol 24 Issue 1, pp 8-25
  • F. Foping, I.M. Dokas, J. Feehan, S. Imran (2009) “A New Hybrid Schema-Sharing Technique for Multitenant Applications”, 4th IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management, University of Michigan, 1-4 November, Proceedings in CD
  • F. Foping, I.M. Dokas, J. Feehan, (2009) “On Using Software as a Service to Deploy an Early Warning Service”, In Bobby Granville, Zoran Majkic, Chunping Li (Eds.), International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems and Web Technologies, Orlando, FL, USA. ISBN: 978-1-60651-010-0, pp. 161-168
  • I. M. Dokas, R.J. Wallace, R. Marinescu, S. Imran and F. Foping (2009), “Towards a Novel Early Warning Service for State Agencies: A Feasibility Study”, In I.N. Athanasiadis et al. (Eds) Environmental Science and Engineering, Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering (ITEE’ 2009), pp 162 - 175, ISBN: 978-3-540-88350-0
  • 2007-2008: Towards the MAturation of Information Technology USability Evaluation (MAUSE)