Visiting Professor of Computer Science
Education: PhD University of Maryland, College Park
Research Areas: distributed/virtualized data systems, management of big data and software systems
Alex Delis is a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at NYUAD and a Professor at the Univ. of Athens, Greece. He received a Dipl. in Computer Engineering from Univ. of Patras and both his MS and PhD in Computer Science from Univ. of Maryland at College Park. His research interests are in distributed/virtualized data systems, management of big data and software systems, topics on which he has published articles in archival journals and international conferences.
He has served in numerous PCs for international conferences in the above areas and is an associate editor for the Distributed and Parallel Database Journal, the WWW Journal, and Journal of Cooperative Information Systems.
His research has been supported by grants from various organizations and government bodies including the European Commission, NSF, Australian Research Council, US Dept. of Education, Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology, Greek Ministry of Education, and US Department of Commerce.
He is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award, an outstanding paper award in IEEE-ICDCS, a Wilkes Award from the British Computer Society for an outstanding paper contribution in The Computer Journal and a best technical contribution by MITRE Corporation. In the past, he has served as an Associate/Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at NYU's Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn, NY as well as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the Queensland Univ. of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. He has been a Fulbright Fellow and is a founding member of the Madgik Research Group at Univ. o Athens, an affiliate member of the Athena Research Innovation Center in Marousi, Greece and a member of the Technical Chamber of Greece, ACM, and IEEE.