Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 1989
Undergraduate studies at the University of Athens, Greece (B.Sc. in Mathematics, 1982). Graduate studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA (M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science, 1982 and 1989, respectively). He has worked in the Applied Research Program of IBM’s Communications and Networks Centre at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA (1990-1993), and has taught as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA (1990-1993). He has also been a member of IBM’s International Standards Committees for issues related to Distributed Transaction Processing (OSI/TP, XOPEN, OMG).
Mobile Computing, Relational and Object-Oriented Databases, Object-Oriented Programming, and Commit Protocols for Distributed Transaction Processing