LAB COORDINATOR

Herodotos Herodotou, Ph.D.

Dr. Herodotos Herodotou is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering and Informatics at the Cyprus University of Technology. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Duke University in May 2012. His Ph.D. dissertation work received the SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award Honourable Mention as well as the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award in Computer Science at Duke. Before joining CUT, he held research positions at Microsoft Research, Yahoo! Labs, and Aster Data as well as software engineering positions at Microsoft and RWD Technologies. His research interests are in large-scale Data Processing Systems and Database Systems. In particular, his work focuses on ease-of-use, manageability, and automated tuning of both centralized and distributed data-intensive computing systems. In addition, he is interested in applying database techniques in other areas like scientific computing, bioinformatics, social computing, and maritime technologies. His research work to date has been published in several top scientific conferences and journals (e.g., PVLDB, SIGMOD, SoCC, CIDR), two books, and one book chapter.

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Elena Kakoulli, Ph.D.

Elena Kakoulli acquired a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics of the Cyprus University of Technology. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus. Her research interests lie in the fields of computer architecture, on-chip interconnection networks, photonics and systems for large scale data analytics. She is funded by the “Distributed Multi-tier Storage for Cluster Computing” project.

Nicos Evmides

Nicos Evmides holds a M.Sc. in Data Communication and Distributed Systems from University College London (UCL), UK and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from University of Indianapolis, USA. With a long standing involvement in both Information Technologies and Business, Nicos is focusing in the research areas of data collection, data management, and data analysis methodologies aimed to address real world business needs. He is funded by the “Sea Traffic Management Validation Project”.

Sheraz Aslam

Sheraz Aslam received his M.Sc. degree in Computer Science with a specialization in energy optimization in smart grids from the COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Pakistan, in 2018. During his M.Sc. studies, he also worked as a Research Associate at CUI. He has authored more than 20 research publications in ISI-indexed international journals and conferences. His research interests include data analytics, generative adversarial networks, wireless networks, smart grid, and cloud computing. He is funded by “STEAM: Sea Traffic Management in the Eastern Mediterranean”.

Ph.D. STUDENTS

Michael A. Georgiou

Research Interests: Parallel and Distributed Databases; Cloud Database Technologies and Elasticity; Dynamic Workload Management; Parallel Programming in Distributed Systems

Co-advised with Dr. Michael Sirivianos

Aristodemos Paphitis

Research Interests: Scalable Databases; Big Data Systems; Data Integration; Wireless Sensor Networks; IoT

Co-advised with Dr. Michael Sirivianos

Nicos Evmides

Research Topic: Big Data Analytics Systems in Heterogeneous Computer Clusters

Research Interests: Distributed Systems; Smart Data Collection and Analysis; Maritime Information Management Systems; Data Analysis for Business Applications; Social Networks and Applications

Sheraz Aslam

Research Topic: Intelligent Data Analysis and Decision Support in the Maritime Industry

Research Interests: Data Analytics; Generative Adversarial Networks; Wireless Networks; Smart Grid; Cloud Computing.

 

M.Sc. STUDENTS

Savvas Loumakos

Topic: A Unified Mobile Framework for Multi-Wearable Applications

Synaisios Christou

Topic: Bioinformatics Pipeline Optimization

Dimitris Antoniou

Topic: Air Quality Modeling in Smart Cities with Wireless Sensor Networks

 

B.Sc. STUDENTS

Theodoros Theodorou

Topic: Exploiting GPUs in Database Query Processing Engines

Elizapeth Pieri

Topic: Real-time Monitoring of Ships using AIS Data

Salomi Xatzimilti

Topic: Visual Analytics for Environmental Health Data

PAST MEMBERS

M.Sc. Students

Michael Panayiotou, M.Sc. 2018, Web Administration Interface for the Hihooi Database Replication Middleware

Theodoros Danos, M.Sc. 2018, Topic: A Smart Cloud Caching System for Data-Intensive Applications

Omiros Polycarpou, M.Sc. 2018, MapReduce Task Scheduling over OctopusFS, a Storage-Aware Distributed File System

Υiangos N. Vitsaides, M.Sc. 2018, Key Performance Indicator Analysis for Port Collaborative Decision Making

B.Sc. Students

Charalampos Kozis, B.Sc. 2018, Cuttlefish: A Middleware Platform for Connecting Heterogeneous IoT Devices

Christodoulos Hayiannis, B.Sc. 2018, WorkOmics: A Data Management Platform for Environmental Health Studies

Nicolas Karmiris, B.Sc. 2017, Web Interface for OctopusFS, a Storage-Aware Distributed File System

Maria Hadjigeorgiou, B.Sc. 2017, JDBC Driver for Hihooi, a Replication-based Database Middleware System

Ioanna Kyriakou, B.Sc. 2017, Performance-based Recommendation Tool for Differentiating Storage Tiers

Go to top