Interesting.Stuff

  • Diploma theses (gr) [pdf]
  • Curriculum Vitae (gr) [pdf]
  • Curriculum Vitae (en) [pdf]

Scholarships/awards.received

  • 2016: Candidate for best research paper in ESWC 2016 conference.

  • 2012: Honorable mention for best poster (3rd place) in ESWC 2012 conference.

  • 2008: Award as Distinguished Scientist Excelling in Research Abroad from the Hellenic Ministry of National Defense.

  • 2005: Best student paper award in ECDL 2005 conference. The "DELOS Research Exchange Award" is sponsored by DELOS NoE in Digital Libraries, and covers the expenses of a research stay in a DELOS partner up to 4000 EUR.

  • 2002 - 2005: Ph.D fellowship from the program Heraclitus of the Greek Ministry of Education

  • 1998: Scholarship from the National Scholarship Foundation of Greece (IKY) during my studies at the Computer Science Department, at University of Crete

Invited/selected.talks

  • June 2015: Smart Cities - Challenges and applications.
    Presented at "Tripolis 2021 - European Capital of Culture" candidacy day, Tripolis, Greece

  • February 2015: Challenges in Distributed Social Networking.
    Presented at the Dept. of Databases and Information Systems, Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII), Saarbruecken, Germany

  • July 2013: Information Management in Distributed Social Networks.
    Presented at the InfoCloud Research Group, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

  • April 2013: "Elvis has left the building": Retrieval and Filtering of Events in Social Networking.
    Presented at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus

  • May 2011: Data management in peer-to-peer environments.
    Presented at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

  • April 2008: Alerting in Mobile Environments.
    Presented at Bertinoro international Center for informatics (BiCi), Bertinoro, Italy

  • May 2007: Architectural Alternatives for Information Filtering in Structured Overlay Networks.
    Presented at the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Ioannina, Greece

  • July 2006: Peer-to-Peer Techniques for Web Information Retrieval and Filtering
    PhD defense. Presented at the Dept. of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece

  • February 2006: Peer-to-Peer Information Filtering.
    Presented at the Learning Lab Lower Saxony (L3S) Research Center, Hannover, Germany.

  • December 2005: Information Filtering with IR-Based Languages.
    Presented at the Database Architectures and Information Access Group, CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

  • December 2002: The Intelligent Systems Lab.
    Presented at the European Research Area Meeting, Brussels, Belgium.

  • April 2002: Agents in Biomedical Applications.
    Presented at the Medical School of University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece.

Program/review.committees

  • Funding
    • External evaluator for proposals and projects funded by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)
    • External evaluator for ICT FET-Open Research Proposals (2013)

  • Journals
    • Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering, ACM: 2015, 2014, 2009.
    • Information Processing and Management Journal, Elsevier: 2016.
    • Computational Intelligence Journal, Wiley: 2016.
    • Journal of Internet Services and Applications, Springer: 2016, 2015.
    • Journal of Computer Science and Technology, Springer: 2015, 2014.
    • Information Systems, Elsevier: 2014.
    • Journal of Web Semantics, Elsevier: 2014.
    • Ad Hoc Networks, Elsevier: 2014.
    • International Journal of Web Information Systems, Emerald: 2014.
    • Transactions on Computers, IEEE: 2013.
    • Journal of Data and Knowledge Engineering, Elsevier, 2011: 2007.
    • The Computer Journal, Oxford Journals: 2011.
    • Computing Surveys, ACM: 2010.
    • Handbook of Research on P2P and Grid Systems for Service-Oriented Computing: Models, Methodologies and Applications: 2009.
    • Transactions on the Web, ACM: 2008.
    • Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE: 2008.
    • Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier: 2007.
    • Journal of Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience, Wiley: 2007.
    • Internet Computing, IEEE: 2006.
    • Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE: 2004 (special issue on "Self-organization in Distributed Systems Engineering" -- invited editor).
  • Conferences and workshops
    • CIKM 2016
    • ECIR 2014 - 2016
    • SIGIR 2012, 2010
    • ISWC 2012, 2011, 2007
    • ESWC 2009, 2008
    • ADBIS 2007
    • ICTAI 2007
    • INFOSCALE 2007
    • DEXA 2011, 2010, 2009
    • ASWC 2007
    • DATA 2016, 2015
    • AIST 2016, 2015
    • HDMS 2008
    • PCI 2011, 2010
    • ISIT 2015
    • AP2PS 2010, 2009
    • IIT 2006
    • LSDS-IR @ SIGIR 2007 - 2011, 2015
    • DaMIWS @ CIKM 2010
    • EEIR @ ECIR 2008
    • DaMap @ EDBT 2008
    • P2PIR @ CIKM 2006
    • PersDL @ UM 2007