Ph.D. (1991), Columbia University, NY
M.Sc. (1986), M.Phil. (1988), Columbia University, NY
B.Sc. (1985), National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Associate Professor (1997-2001)
Department of Computer Science & Engineering,
University of California, Riverside, CA
Associate Professor (1996-97)
Assistant Professor (1990-96)
Department of Computer and Information Science,
Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY
RESEARCH INTERESTS - FUNDED RESEARCH
Database management, access methods, evolving
databases, temporal databases,
spatiotemporal knowledge management,
change management, sensor
data, querying complex objects,
evolving systems design, multi-version
schema evolution, querying
trajectories of physical artifacts, distributed
data management, data dissemination,
FPGA-based publish/subscribe systems, querying spatiotemporal patterns using accelerators.
Lab's Web Page
National Science Foundation, Research Initiation Award, 1991.
College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, UCR, 1999-00.
Keynote Speaker, 10th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD), Boston, MA, 2007.
Keynote Speaker, 7th Seventh International ACM Workshop on Data Engineering for Wireless and Mobile Access (MobiDE), Vancouver, Canada, 2008.
Keynote Speaker, 2010 Redlands GIS Week, (GISWeek), ESRI, February 22-26, 2010.
Advanced Database Indexing,
by Yannis Manolopoulos, Yannis Theodoridis and Vassilis J. Tsotras.
Kluwer International Series on Advances in Database Systems, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, Boston, ISBN 0-7923-7716-8, November 1999, 312
RECENT PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Co-Editor in Chief, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS), World Scientific, January 2008 - present.
Associate Editor, The VLDB Journal, Sept. 2003 - Sept. 2009.
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Sept. 2002 - Sept. 2006.
General Co-Chair: 26th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2010, Los Angeles, CA.
Demos Co-Chair: 25th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE) 2009, Shanghai, China.
Program Chair (DB Track): 15th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2006).
General Chair: 7th International Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases (SSTD'01).
Program Co-Chair: 5th International Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems (MIS'99).
SIGMOD'08, ICDE'08, SIGMOD'07, ICDE'07, VLDB'06, ICDE'05, ICDE'04,
VLDB'03, SIGMOD'02, ICDE'02, EDBT'02, ICDE'01, VLDB'00, ICDE'00,
EDBT'00, SIGMOD'99 etc.
PUBLICATIONS (from DBLP)
Anil Kumar (1998; Bloomberg Corp., NY)
George Kollios (2000; Boston University, Boston)
Donghui Zhang (2002; Microsoft Jim Gray Systems Lab)
Marios Hadjieleftheriou (2004; AT&T Research, NJ))
Zografoula Vagena (2005; Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK)
Mirella Moro (2007; Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG, Brazil)
Petko Bakalov (2008; ESRI)
Theodoros Lappas (2011; co-supervised with D. Gunopulos; post-doc Boston Univ.)
Marcos R. Vieira (2012; IBM Research Brazil)
Mariam Salloum (2012; Northrop Grumman)
Michael Rice (in progress)
Wenyu Huo (in progress)
Jarod Wen (in progress)
Md. Mahbub Hasan (in progress)
M. Reaz Uddin (in progress; co-supervised with C.V. Ravishankar)
Eldon Carman (in progress)
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 (in progress)
CS236: Database Management Systems
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