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Dr. Chrysanthis received the BS degree (Physics with concentration in Computer Science, 1982) from the University of Athens, Greece. He earned the MS and PhD degrees (Computer and Information Sciences, 1986 and 1991) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

He joined the Department of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh in 1991. He is also a Faculty Member of the RODS Laboratory at Pitt’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Computer Science Department at Carnegie-Mellon University. He has held visiting positions at the University of Massachusetts, at the University of Rome, Italy and at the Carnegie Mellon University.

His research interests lie within the areas of mobile and pervasive data management, database systems, operating systems and real-time systems. In particular, his research focuses on advanced data and information management technologies.

In 1995, he was a recipient of the U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his investigation on the management of data for mobile and wireless computing. He is an editor of the VLDB Journal and has served as guest editor for a number of journals and on program committees of several Database and Distributed Computing Conferences. He is a member of the ACM (Sigmod, Sigmobile, Sigops), the IEEE Computer Society, and the USENIX Association.

Research Interests

  • Big data
  • Database management
  • Data stream management
  • Workflow management
  • User-centric optimizations
  • Power-aware data processing
  • Mobile and pervasive management
  • Distributed and cooperating systems