Yannis Manolopoulos is Professor with the Department of Informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). In the past, he has been with the University of Toronto, the University of Mary-land at College Park and the University of Cyprus. He has served as Head of the Department of Informatics of AUTH, Rector of the University of Western Macedonia in Greece and Vice-president of the Greek Computer Society. He has co-authored 5 monographs published by Kluwer and Springer, 8 textbooks in Greek, as well as ~300 journal and conference papers related to Data Management. He received >7000 citations from >900 distinct academic institutions and 2 best paper awards from ACM SIGMOD and ECML/PKDD conferences.
He has supervised 21 PhD graduates. He has also served as main co-organizer of several major fora, such as ADBIS’2002, SSTD’2003, SSDBM’2004, ICEIS’2006, ADBIS’2006, EANN’2007, ICANN’2010, AIAI’2012, WISE’2013, CAISE’2014 conferences. He has acted as evaluator for funding agencies in Austria, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, EU, Hong-Kong, Georgia, Greece, Israel, Italy and Russia. Currently, he serves in the Editorial Board of The VLDB Journal, The World Wide Web Journal, The Computer Journal, the International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining and the International Journal of Knowledge-Based Organizations. More info on his homepage: