Timos Sellis, Professor 

Computer Science Division
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Technical University of Athens
9, Iroon Polytechneiou Str., GR-15773 Zographou, Athens, HELLAS (Greece)
Tel: ++30-210-7721601, Fax: ++30-210-7721659
E-mail: timos IN dblab ece ntua gr
Currently on leave to IMIS   

A personal statement (in Greek)


Short Curriculum Vitae:

Timos Sellis received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1982 from the National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece. In 1983 he received the M.Sc. degree from Harvard University and in 1986 the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Berkeley, where he was a member of the INGRES group, both in Computer Science. In 1986, he joined the Department of Computer Science of the University of Maryland, College Park as an Assistant Professor, and became an Associate Professor in 1992. Between 1992 and 1996 he was an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Division of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), in Athens, Greece, where he is currently a Full Professor. Timos Sellis is the head of the Knowledge and Database Systems Laboratory at NTUA. ام is also the Director of the Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) of the "Athena" Research Center.

His research interests include data streams, peer-to-peer database systems, personalization, the integration of Web and databases, and spatio-temporal database systems. He has published over 190 articles in refereed journals and international conferences in the above areas and has been invited speaker in major international events.

Timos Sellis is a recipient of an NSF Presidential Young Investigator (PYI) award for 1990-1995, and of the VLDB 1997 10 Year Paper Award for his paper "The R+-Tree: A Dynamic Index for Multidimensional Objects", by T. Sellis, N. Roussopoulos and C. Faloutsos (which appeared in VLDB 1987). He is an IEEE Fellow (2009) for his contributions to database query optimization, and spatial data management.

He was the president of the National Council for Research and Technology of Greece (2001-2003) and a member of the VLDB Endowment (1996-2000). He has participated and co-ordinated several national and european research projects.  In particular, he has been coordinating the project CHOROCHRONOS: A Research Network for Spatiotemporal Database Systems (1996-2000).  He was also the Scientist in Charge for NTUA's node participating in the DELOS Network of Excellence.

  List of publications, with special thanks to Michael Ley!!.

  Publications from the Knowledge and Database Systems Laboratory, NTUA.


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