Prof. Stavros Christodoulakis
Prof. Stavros Christodoulakis obtained his PhD from the Department of Computer Science of the university of Toronto. He had faculty appointments with the departments of Computer Science of the Universities of Toronto and Waterloo. He was Professor and Associate Chairman responsible for Graduate Studies in the University of Waterloo and Member of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Computer Research. He was also the first acting Chairman and Chairman in the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering of TUC (between 1990 and 1996). He has been Co-Chair of the Program Committee of the conferences of VLDB and Multimedia Information Systems, European Chair, Area Chair and Member of the program committees of many international scientific conferences. He also served in the Editorial Board of ACM Transactions on Information Systems, ACM/IEEE Multimedia, Information Systems, Parallel and Distributed Systems and the UCS Journal. He was also Keynote Speaker, invited speaker and tutorial lecturer in many scientific and technological lecturer in many scientific and technological events, and he was offered an Industrial research Chair position supported by NSERC, Universities, Research Institutes and hi tech industry in Canada. He is currently Director of the MUSIC laboratory (http://www.music.tuc.gr), which has an extensive participation in international research and development projects with European Research Institutions and Industry.
1981: Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto.
Ph.D. Thesis Title: "Estimating Selectivities in Databases" (K.C. Sevcik supervisor)
1977: M.Sc. in Computer and Information Sciences from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
M.Sc. Thesis Title: "IPRL: An Interactive Pattern Recognition Laboratory"
1972: Diploma in Telecommunications from the Greek Army School of Telecommunication Officers
1971: Bachelor in Physics from the National University of Greece, Athens, Greece
- Culture and Tourism Applications
- Digital Libraries
- E-learning Infrastructures
- High Performance Multimedia Architectures
- Medical Applications
- Multimedia Content Management Systems
- Personalized, Interactive TV Applications
- Semantic Interoperability
- Semantic Natural Language Processing and Interfaces
- Semantic Web Services, Architectures and Systems
- Semantics and Personalization in Multimedia Services
- Semantics in 3D Graphics and Spatial Applications
- Web Application Development Methodologies
Distinctions & Awards
From: 1990 To: 1990
Recognized by NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada-the equivalent of NSF of the USA) as "the top Canadian and perhaps world researcher in the field" of real-time distributed multimedia information systems, and he was awarded the NSERC/TRIO Industrial Research Chair in this field (August 1990).
Was nominated for the position of the Dean in the Department of Information Systems and Education in the University of California Berkeley
Honorary Award of the Region of Crete for the Organization of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineers, Technical University of Crete
From: 1993 To: 1995
President of the Electronic & Computer Engineerig Department of TUC
From: 1992 To: 1995
Adjunct Professor, Department Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada.
From: 1990 To: 1995
Governing Board, Technical University of Crete.
From: 1990 To: 2008
Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete
From: 1989 To: 1992
Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada.
From: 1988 To: 1989
Associate Chairman and Chairman of Graduate Studies, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada.
From: 1986 To: 1989
Associate Professor with Tenure, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada.
From: 1985 To: 1987
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada.
From: 1985 To: 1986
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada.
From: 1981 To: 1985
Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, Canada.