Demetris Zeinalipour is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus, where he founded and directs the Data Management Systems Laboratory (DMSL). He holds a Ph.D. (2005) and M.Sc. (2003) in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California - Riverside, CA, USA and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus (2000). Before his current appointment, he served the University of Cyprus as an Assistant Professor and Lecturer and also the Open University of Cyprus as a Lecturer. He has held short-term research visits at Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, MA, USA (2004), the University of Athens, Greece (2007) as a Marie-Curie Fellow and the University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2015). During 2016-2017, he was a Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany. He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2017-2020), a Senior Member of ACM (also of ACM SIGMOD), a Senior Member of IEEE (also of IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering and IEEE Big Data Initiative), and a Member of USENIX. He serves on the editorial board of Distributed and Parallel Databases (Springer), Big Data Research (Elsevier) , International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (World Scientific) and is an independent evaluator for the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie and COST actions), the Hong Kong RGC, the Austrian WWTF and the Hellenic HFRI. He is part of the EDBT and the Euro-Par Steering Committees. He is currently an elected member of the University of Cyprus Senate.
His primary research interests include Data Management in Computer Systems and Networks, particularly Mobile, Sensor and Spatio-Temporal Data Management; Big Data Management in Parallel and Distributed Architectures; Network, Blockchain and Telco Data Management; Crowd, Web 2.0 and Indoor Data Management; Data Privacy Management; Data Management for Sustainability.
Our group enjoys transforming basic research results into systems and services:
1678 Λευκωσία, ΚΥΠΡΟΣ
Dept. of Computer Science
University of Cyprus
P.O. Box 20537
1678 Nicosia, CYPRUS