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Yannis Manolopoulos is Professor with the Department of Informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has been with the University of Toronto, the University of Maryland at College Park and the University of Cyprus. He has also served as Rector of the University of Western Macedonia in Greece, Head of his own department, and Vice-Chair of the Greek Computer Society. His research interest focuses in Data Management. He has co-authored 5 monographs and 8 textbooks in Greek, as well as >300 journal and conference papers. He has received >10.000 citations from >1500 distinct academic institutions (h-index=47). He has also received 3 best paper awards from SIGMOD, ECML/PKDD and MEDES conferences and has been invited as keynote speaker in 10 international events. He has served as main co-organizer of several major conferences (among others): ADBIS 2002, SSTD 2003, SSDBM 2004, ICEIS 2006, EANN 2007, ICANN 2010, AIAI 2012, WISE 2013, CAISE 2014, MEDI 2015, ICCCI 2016. He has also acted as evaluator for funding agencies in Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, EU, Hong-Kong, Georgia, Greece, Israel, Italy, Poland and Russia. Currently, he serves in the Editorial Boards of (among others) The VLDB Journal, The World Wide Web Journal, The Computer Journal.

Yannis Manolopoulos

 

Postal address:

Data Engineering Lab

Department of Informatics

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

 

email: manolopo@csd.auth.gr

office: 30-2310-991912

fax: 30-2310-998419

skype: yannis.manolopoulos

 

Studies

Teaching

Publications

Ph.D. Graduates

Service in Conferences

Activities

Studies and Academic track

Received his 5-year Diploma degree in Electrical Engineering (1981) and his Doctoral degree (1986) in Computer Engineering from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). Staff with AUTH since 1982 (Professor since 2000). Visiting researcher at the Computer Science Department of the University of Toronto (1984-1985), Visiting Associate Professor with the Computer Science Department of the University of Maryland at College Park (1993-1994), Visiting professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Cyprus (2000-2001), Visiting professor at LAMSADE of the Dauphine University, Paris (2002).

Teaching (during 2015-2016)

o  Databases (fall semester, material)

o  Multimedia and Spatial Databases (fall semester, graduate course, material)

o  Algorithms (spring semester, material)

o  Graph Theory (spring semester, material)

o  In the past: Introduction to Computer Science (a Yearly course for the Hellenic Open University), Data Structures, File Organizations (full text of a textbook in greek), Design of Algorithms (material), Analysis of Algorithms (material), Implementation of Databases, Data Mining (graduate course), Decision Support Systems (graduate course at the University of Macedonia, material), Databases (interdepartmental graduate course, material)

Publications

o  Research interest in Data Management (including: data bases, data mining, recommendation systems, web and geographical information systems, informetrics, ad hoc wireless networks, bioinformatics). Partial list of publications from DBLP and DELAB. Listed in the most prolific authors by DBLP.

o  Authored 5 monographs (published by Springer and Kluwer), 8 textbooks in Greek, >180 conference papers, >130 journal papers, >20 book chapters, 20 encyclopaedia lemmas. Edited 26 books and conference proceedings (published by Springer, IEEE, ACM, IDEA, INSTICC, CEUR), as well as 9 journal special issues (The Computer Journal, Information Systems, Data & Knowledge Engineering, International Journal on Engineering Intelligent Systems, International Journal on Knowledge-based Organizations, World Wide Web Journal, International Journal on AI Tools, Neurocomputing, Information Sciences) . Partial list of books from Google Books, ebay, and Amazon.

o  Received >10000 citations from >1500 distinct academic institutions (h-index=47). Partial list of citations from Google Scholar, CiteSeer, Microsoft Academic Search, and Academia.edu. Listed in the 10.000 most cited authors of Computer Science by Citeseer. Listed in the top-10 cited authors of Aristotle University according to Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search.

o  Recipient of the "Best Integration with Theory Paper" award for the paper entitled "Fast Subsequence Matching in Time-Series Databases", which has been presented at the ACM SIGMOD'94 Conference, Minneapolis, May 1994 (submitted papers 279, accepted 40, selected 2). Ranked 53rd most cited paper of 1994 according to Citeseer.

o  Recipient of the "Best Knowledge Discovery Paper" award for the paper entitled "SkyGraph: an Algorithm for Important Subgraph Discovery in Relational Graphs", which has been presented at the ECML/PKDD'2008 Conference, Antwerp, Belgium, September 2008 (submitted papers 521, accepted 57, selected 2).

o  Recipient of a "Best Paper award" for the paper entitled "A Bi-objective Cost Model for Database Queries in a Multi-cloud Environment", which has been presented at the ACM MEDES'2014 Conference, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia, September 2014 (submitted papers 158, accepted 38, selected 3).

o  If plagiarism is flattering, then see the paper "An Algorithm for Multi-way Distance Join Query" by Yin Liang and Hong Zhang (China University of Mining and Technology) presented at the 2006 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Taipei, Taiwan, October 8-11, 2006. Also, see the plagiarized papers, which appeared in ADBIS'2003 and GeoInformatica'2004.

Ph.D. Graduates

1.    Michael Vassilakopoulos, Associate Professor with University of Thessaly, Volos

2.    Athena Vakali, Professor with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

3.    Dimitrios Dervos (co-supervision), Professor with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

4.    Apostolos Papadopoulos, Associate Professor with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

5.    Antonio Corral, Associate Professor with University of Almeria, Spain

6.    Theodoros Tzouramanis, Assistant Professor with University of the Aegean, Samos

7.    Eleni Tousidou, Master of Informatics, Volos

8.    Alexandros Nanopoulos, Assistant Professor with University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany

9.    Dimitrios Katsaros, Assistant Professor with University of Thessaly, Volos

10. Antonios Sidiropoulos, Lecturer with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

11. Katerina Raptopoulou, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki

12. Ioannis Karydis, Contract Lecturer with Ionian University, Corfu. Founder of CWA, Corfu

13. Efstathios Kirkos, Assistant Professor with Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

14. Panagiotis Symeonidis, Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki

15. Maria Kontaki, IT Executive with St.Luke Hospital, Thessaloniki

16. Nikolaos Dimokas, Researcher with HIT/EKETA, Thessaloniki

17. Dimitrios Rafailidis, Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Thessaloniki

18. Eleftherios Tiakas (co-supervision), Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Master of Informatics, Thessaloniki

19. Alexios Papadimitriou, IT Executive with Dotsoft, Thessaloniki

20. Efthymia Tsamoura, Post-doc researcher with Oxford University, UK

21. Nantia Iakovidou, Post-doc researcher with DeLab, Thessaloniki

22. Evangelos Banos, Hellenic Institute of Metrology, Thessaloniki.

Service in Conferences

o  Member of the Program Committee of >200 conference since the early 90s.

o  PC Chair, 8th Panhellenic Conference in Informatics (PCI), Nicosia, Cyprus, 11/2001.

o  PC Chair, 6th East-European Conference on Advanced Databases & Information Systems (ADBIS), Bratislava, Slovakia, 9/2002.

o  PC Chair, 5th Workshop on Distributed Data & Structures (WDAS), Thessaloniki, Greece, 5/2003.

o  PC Chair, 8th Symposium on Spatiotemporal Databases (SSTD), Santorini, Greece, 7/2003.

o  PC Chair, 1st Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 11/2003.

o  PC Chair, Minitrack on Database Theory, Technology and Applications of the 18th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), Nicosia, Cyprus, 4/2004.

o  PC Chair, 16th IEEE International Conference on Scientific & Statistical Database Management (SSDBM), Santorini, Greece, 6/2004.

o  General Chair, 8th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Paphos, Cyprus, 5/2006.

o  General Chair, 10th East-European Conference on Advanced Databases & Information Systems (ADBIS), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2006.

o  General Chair, 5th Hellenic Data Management Symposium (HDMS), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2006.

o  PC Vice-Chair, Minitrack on Indexing, Access Methods, Data Structures of the 23rd International IEEE Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), Istanbul, Turkey, 4/2007.

o  Organizing Chair, 10th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Thessaloniki, Greece, 8/2007.

o  Organizing Chair, 5th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 4/2009.

o  Workshop Chair, 13th East-European Conference on Advanced Databases & Information Systems (ADBIS), Riga, Latvia, 9/2009.

o  General Chair, 3rd Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2009.

o  Organizing Chair 20th International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks (ICANN), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2010.

o  Organizing Chair, 12th EANN / 7th AIAI Joint Conferences (Engineering Applications of Neural Networks / Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations), Corfu, Greece, 9/2011.

o  General Chair, 15th Panhellenic Conference in Informatics (PCI), Kastoria, Greece, 9/2011.

o  Organizing Chair, 8th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2012.

o  General Chair, 5th Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2013.

o  Organizing Chair, 14th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2013.

o  PC Chair, 13th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Nanjing, China, 11/2013.

o  General Chair, 26th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), Thessaloniki, Greece, 6/2014.

o  PC Chair, 18th East-European Conference on Advanced Databases & Information Systems (ADBIS), Ohrid, FYROM, 9/2014.

o  Organizing Chair, 10th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2014.

o  General Chair, 14th International Conference on Web Information System Engineering (WISE), Thessaloniki, Greece, 10/2014.

o  General Chair, 7th Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI), Craiova, Romania, 9/2015.

o  Organizing Chair, 16th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks (EANN), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2015.

o  PC Chair, 5th International Conference on Model and Data Engineering (MEDI), Rhodes, Greece, 9/2015.

o  General Chair, 7th International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES), Caraguatatuba, Brazil, 10/2015.

o  PC Chair, 7th IEEE International Conference on Information, Intelligence, Systems & Applications (IISA), Chalkidiki, Greece, 7/2016

o  Organizing Chair, 12th IFIP Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications & Innovations (AIAI), Thessaloniki, Greece, 9/2016.

o  General Chair, 8th International Conference on Computational Collective Intelligence (ICCCI), Chalkidiki, Greece, 9/2016.

o  General Chair, 2nd INNS Conference on Big Data (INNSBigData), Thessaloniki, Greece, 10/2016.

o  PC Chair, 18th International Conference on Data Analytics & Management in Data Intensive Domains (DMDDID/RCDL), Ershovo/Moscow, Russia, 11/2016.

Activities

o   President (Rector) of the Board of the University of Western Macedonia (UoWM) (2010-2011).

o   Head of the Board of the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering of UoWM (2010-2011).

o   Head of the Department of Informatics, AUTH (2009-2013).

o   Director of the Graduate Program of the Department of Informatics, AUTH (2004-2008).

o   Director of the Data Engineering Lab (DeLab), Department of Informatics, AUTH (2004-now).

o   Member of the Board of the Research Committee of AUTH (2010-2013).

o   Member of the Board of the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone (2010-2013).

o   Vice-chair of the Board of the Greek Computer Society (2002-2006).

o   Chair of the Steering Committee of the BCI association, Vice-chair of the Steering Committee of the ADBIS association, Member of the SSTD Endowment, Member of the Steering Committee of the CEE association.

o   Member of the Editorial Board of The VLDB Journal, The WWW Journal, The Computer Journal, International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining, International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations, Journal of Information and Data Management, International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems, Computer Science and Information Systems Journal, Information Sciences and Technologies (ACM Slovakia), Annals of Mathematics, Computing and Teleinformatics.

o  Invited/keynote speaker at Summer School'2006 @ Aalborg/Denmark, SYRCoDIS'2008 @ Saint Petersburg/Russia, SOFSEM'2010 @ Spindlerov Mlyn/Czech Republic, CompSysTech'2010 @ Sofia/Bulgaria, CEE'2011 @ Cluj-Napoca/Romania, ICEIS'2012 @ Wroclaw/Poland, MEDES'2013 @ Luxembourg, Open Day for Big Data'2014 @ Beirut/Lebanon, Graduate Program'2014 @ Poznan/Poland, SMAP'2014 @ Corfu/Greece, RTA-CSIT'2014 @ Tirana/Albania, Graduate Program'2015 @ Poznan/Poland, ISPS'2015 @ Algiers/Algeria, Science Week'2015 @ Pristina/Kosovo, IISA'2015 @ Corfu/Greece, ICAR'2015 @ Beirut/Lebanon.

o  External examiner for Ph.D. dissertations at University of L'Aquila, University of Coruna, University of Bozen-Bolzano, University of Aalborg, University of Sao Paolo, University of Poznan, University of Aarhus.

o  Evaluator for funding agencies: Austrian Science Fund, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Research Promotion Foundation of Cyprus, Czech Science Foundation, European Union (TMR, INTAS), Enterprise Estonia, Georgian National Science Foundation, General Secretariat for Research and Technology of Greece, Hong-Kong Research Grants Council, Israel Science Foundation, Italian Ministry for Education University & Research (MIUR), National Science Centre of Poland, New Eurasia Foundation (FNE) at Moscow/Russia.

o  Leader of the Greek delegation at the Balkan Olympiads in Informatics (BOI) since the 1st event in 1993 or main organizer of the events hosted in Greece: Constanta 1993, Thessaloniki 1994, Varna 1995, Nicosia 1996, Drama 1997, Ioannina 1999, Durres 2001.

o  Organizer of the 1st Internet contest on Informatics for university departments of Informatics or Computer Engineering of Greece/Cyprus, December 1996.

o  Hobbies: Founding member and member of the Board (2007-2011) of Iraklis Volley Fun Club, traveling (cities visited).

 

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