VASSILIS J. TSOTRAS
Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Bourns College of Engineering
University of California - Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521

Winston Chung Hall (formerly EBU II), Room 335
Tel: 951-827-2888
Fax: 951-827-4643
Email: tsotrasATcs.ucr.edu


 

EDUCATION-WORK

Ph.D. (1991), Columbia University, NY
M.Sc. (1986), M.Phil. (1988), Columbia University, NY
B.Sc. (1985), National Technical University of Athens, Greece
 
Professor (2001-present)
Associate Professor (1997-2001)
      Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
      University of California, Riverside, CA

Associate Professor (tenured; 1996-97)
Assistant Professor (1990-96)
      Department of Computer and Information Science,
      Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY (now part of NYU)
 

RESEARCH INTERESTS - FUNDED RESEARCH

Database management, access methods, evolving databases, temporal databases, spatiotemporal databases, spatiotemporal knowledge management, spatiotemporal change management, sensor data, querying complex objects, evolving systems design, multi-version schema evolution, querying trajectories of physical artifacts, data dissemination, FPGA-based publish/subscribe systems, querying spatiotemporal patterns using accelerators, semantic spatiotemporal queries, scalable data management (ASTERIX), Big Active Data management.
 

DATABASE LAB

Lab's Web Page
 

AWARDS/HONORS

BOOK

Advanced Database Indexing,
by Yannis Manolopoulos, Yannis Theodoridis and Vassilis J. Tsotras.
Advances in Database Systems, Kluwer Academic Publishers (now part of Springer), ISBN 0-7923-7716-8, November 1999; ISBN: 978-1-4613-4641-8 (Print) 978-1-4419-8590-3 (Online); 2000.
 

RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

PUBLICATIONS (DBLP, Google Scholar)
 

PhD STUDENTS
Anil Kumar (1998; Bloomberg Corp., NY)
George Kollios (2000; Boston University, Boston, MA)
Donghui Zhang (2002; Paradigm4, Waltham, MA)
Marios Hadjieleftheriou (2004; AT&T Research, NJ))
Zografoula Vagena (2005; LogicBlox, Atlanta, GA)
Mirella Moro (2007; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil)
Petko Bakalov (2008; ESRI, Redlands, CA)
Theodoros Lappas (2011; co-supervised with D. Gunopulos; Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ)
Mariam Salloum (2011; YP.com, Los Angeles, CA)
Marcos R. Vieira (2011; Hitachi Big Data Lab, Santa Clara, CA)
Wenyu Huo (2013; LinkedIn, San Francisco, CA)
Michael Rice (2013; Amazon, CA)
Jarod Wen (2013; Oracle Labs, NH)
Md. Mahbub Hasan (2014; Teradata, CA)
M. Reaz Uddin (2014; co-supervised with C.V. Ravishankar; Microsoft, Redmond, WA)
Eldon Carman (in progress)
Steven Jacobs (in progress)
Ildar Absalyamov (in progress)
Elena Strzheletska (in progress)
James Fang (in progress)
Pritom Ahmed (in progress)  

MSc STUDENTS
Nickolas Kangelaris (1994; Oracle, Greece)
Lifei Tan (1999; Lam Research, CA)
Theodore Folias (2003)
Anil Musku (2003; Amazon, CA)
Priya Mandawat (2005; Google, CA)
Yunzhu (Julie) Shi (2006; ESRI, CA)
Adam Woss (2008; JAAL Llc, CA)
Wanxing Xu (2009; Microsoft, WA)
Ali Mirzabeigi (2011; ESRI, CA)
Badrunnisa Begum (2012; InfoSys, CA)
Rishita Singh (2012; MarkMonitor, CA)
Sanjay Kulhari (2012; Juniper Networks, CA)
Theodoros Ioannou (2013)
Fuxin (Daisy) Yu (2014; Amazon, CA)
Zhang Zhaosheng (2014; Electronic Arts, CA)
Bryan Marsh (2015)



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