Alex Delis is a Professor of Computer Science in
the Department of
Informatics and Telecommunications
National and Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens (UOA)
and currently serves a term as Director for the
Computer Systems Division.
He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the
Univ. of Maryland at College Park in 1993.
Since then, he served as Lecturer and Senior Lecturer of
Information Systems at the
Queensland Univ. of Technology
in Brisbane, Australia and later on,
as an Assistant and Associate Professor of Computer Science
and Engineering at
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering in Brooklyn, NY
before he joined the Univ. of Athens.
He has also taught at the
Univ. of Maryland in College Park, MD,
Catholic Univ. of Cordoba in Cordoba, Argentina,
Univ. of Patras in Patras, Greece and
Univ. of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.
His research interests are in distributed and virtualized systems,
cloud computing, 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 Program Committees
for international conferences in the above research areas and
is part of the editorial boards of the
Int. Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (IJCIS) and the World Wide Web Journal
He regularly reviews for archival publications,
research organizations and publishing houses.
He has been a (co-)principal investigator in
several research projects funded by various government
agencies and corporations in the Commonwealth of Australia,
U.S.A, Greece and the European Commission.
He is the recipient of a CAREER Award from the
U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF),
an outstanding paper award in the IEEE Int. Conf.
on Distributed Computing Systems (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.
He has been a Fulbright Fellow and
is a founding member of the
Madgik Research Group at UOA,
an affiliate member of the
Athena Research Innovation Center, and a member of the
Technical Chamber of Greece, the ACM and the IEEE.