Associate Professor. Undergraduate studies at the University of Cyprus, Cyprus (B.Sc. in Computer Science, 2000). Graduate studies at the University of California – Riverside, USA (M.Sc., 2003; Ph.D., 2005, both in Computer Science and Engineering). He has worked at the University of California – Riverside, CA, USA (Teaching and Research Assistant, 2000-2005), the University of Cyprus (Visiting Lecturer, 2005-2007), the Open University of Cyprus (Lecturer, 2007-2009) and the University of Cyprus (Lecturer, 2009-2012 and Assistant Professor, 2013-now). He has also a short-term visiting researcher at Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, MA, USA (2004), a Marie-Curie Fellow at the University of Athens, Greece (2007) and a visiting researcher at the University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2015). During 2016-2017, he was on a sabbatical at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany. He has founded and directs the Data Management Systems Laboratory (DMSL) at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. He is a Senior Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), New York, NY, USA, a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Piscataway, NJ, USA, a Member of the Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX), Berkeley, CA, USA and a Humboldt Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany. His research interests include Data Management in Computer Systems and Networks, particularly Mobile and Sensor Data Management; Big Data Management in Parallel and Distributed Architectures; Spatio-Temporal Data Management; Network and Telco Data Management; Crowd, Web 2.0 and Indoor Data Management; Data Privacy Management.