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    Research Interests

    I am the Director of ECIT, the Queen's University Global Research Institute on Electronics, Communication and Information Technology and a Professor in  the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, where I hold the Chair in High Performance and Distributed Computing. I am an expert in system software for large-scale computing and new computing paradigms. I am a Distinguished Member of the ACM and  the recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award, the NSF CAREER Award, the DOE CAREER Award, the IBM Faculty Award, the SFI-DEL Investigator Award and Best Paper Awards from some of the premier IEEE and ACM conferences in my area, including SC, PPoPP, and IPDPS. I have mentored 19 PhD students and 15 post-doctoral research fellows over my career. My research output is captured on Pure, DBLP and Google Scholar.  My research has been supported with extensive funding (£12.0m as Principal Investigator and £43.7m as a CoInvestigator) awarded competitively by the NSF, DOE, EPSRC, SFI, NI DfE, Royal Academy of Engineering, Royal Society, the European Commission, IBM, SAP and Intel. I am a member of the EPSRC Strategic Advisrory Team (SAT) on eInfrastructure. I have taught modules in computer organisation, computer architecture, parallel programming, operating systems and embedded systems. I am a  Fellow of the Institute of Engineering Technology (FIET), Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS), Chartered Engineer (CEng) in the UK and Greece, and Senior Member of the IEEE. I earned PhD (2000), MSc (1997) and BEng (1996) degrees in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras.

    Achievements and Distinctions

    • 2018 Distinguished Member of the ACM (for outstanding scientific contributions to computing)
    • 2017 Fellow of the IET
    • 2015 Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award
    • 2015 SFI-DEL Investigator Award
    • 2014 British Computer Society Fellow
    • 2014 IEEE Outstanding Service Award. IEEE Computer Society in recognition of contributions to the 14th CCGrid Conference
    • 2007 IBM Faculty Award
    • 2005 DOE Early Career Principal Investigator Award
    • 2004 NSF CAREER Award
    • 2011 ACM Senior Member
    • 2010 IEEE Senior Member
    • 2009 Marie Curie Fellow
    • 2008 HiPEAC Fellow
    • 2013 Best Paper Award ACM International Workshop on Code Optimisation for Multi and Many Cores (COSMIC)
    • 2007 Best Paper Award ACM SIGPLAN Symposium on Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming (PPOPP)
    • 2006 Best Paper Nomination ACM Symposium on High-Performance Parallel and Distributed Computing (HPDC)
    • 2005 Best Paper Award International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP)
    • 2003 Best Paper Award International Symposium on High Performance Computing (ISHPC)
    • 2002 Best Paper Award IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGRID)
    • 2002 Best Paper Award IEEE/ACM International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS)
    • 2001 Best Paper Nomination ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS)
    • 2000 Best Paper Award IEEE/ACM Supercomputing: High Performance Networking and Computing Conference (SC)
    • 1999 Best Paper Nomination ACM International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS)
    • 1996 Outstanding Academic Performance Award Technical Chamber of Greece
    • 1992 Outstanding Academic Performance Award Greek Scholarship Foundation 

    Teaching

    • ECS2001: Design Projects

    Willingness to take PhD students

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