Leo D. Kounis is Head of Department of the Communication and Informatics Battalion of the Hellenic Ministry of Defense, Hellenic National Defense General Staff. He obtained his BEng (Hons) degree in Manufacturing Systems Engineering, his MSc in Quality Engineering and his PhD in Systems Reliability from the University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. Dr Kounis has worked as Senior Quality Engineer in a number of private companies in Greece and has acted as part-time lecturer and scientific advisor in Academia. His research interests focus in the area of quality, transportation and sustainable energy. He has published a number of scientific papers.