Kalogeraki Vana

Department of Informatics
Office Address: 2, Troias, Kimolou & Spetson Str., 5th Floor, Office 509
Phone: +30 210 - 8203 510
Prof. Vana Kalogeraki is a Professor in the Computer Science Department and the Director of the Computer Systems and Communications Laboratory at Athens University of Economics and Business. Prior to coming to AUEB she was an Associate and Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Riverside and a Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Labs in Palo Alto, CA. She received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She holds an M.S. and a B.S. from the University of Crete, Greece.

Prof. Kalogeraki has been working in the field of distributed and real-time systems, big data systems, cloud computing, human-centered systems, participatory sensing, crowdsourcing, resource management and fault-tolerance for over 25 years. She has published over 200 papers with students and colleagues. She has published 26 papers at top Journals in her area (IEEE TPDS, ACM TOS, IEEE TKDE, ACM TOSN, JSS, ISJ, with average impact factor 3), as well as over 166 papers at the most prestigious and selective conferences in her area (RTSS, DSN, IPDPS, ICDCS, VLDB, Middleware, MDM), including co-authoring the OMG CORBA Dynamic Scheduling Standard. She has published 4 patents. These publications have been widely cited. She has developed real systems that are being used by other researchers and practitioners.

She has been invited to give keynote talks at PerFoT2018, MoVid2015, DNCMS 2012, SN2AE 2012, PETRA 2011, DBISP2P 2006 and MLSN 2006 in the areas of IoT, human-centered systems and sensor middleware and delivered tutorials and seminars. She was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship, three Best Paper Awards, at the 11th ACM DEBS 2017, the 24th IEEE IPDPS 2009 (IPDPS is one of the most prestigious conferences in distributed systems), and the IEEE SAINT 2008, a Best Technical Paper Award at ACM PETRA 2018, a Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE/IPSJ SAINT 2011, an IBM Best Student Paper Runner-up Award at the 15th IEEE MDM 2014, an HP Research Award, and several UC Research Awards.
She has received an Award for Excellence in Teaching (academic year 2018-2019) from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business.

Prof. Kalogeraki has led or participated in 19 Research Awards and Projects. Her research has been supported by an ERC Starting Independent Researcher (Consolidator) Grant, the European Union, joint EU/Greek "Aristeia" grant, a joint EU/Greek "Thalis" grant, NSF and gifts from SUN and Nokia. Finally, she has provided extensive service and leadership in the technical community, through her very frequent participation in program committees of the premier conferences in the field, and 12 times as Program Chair or co-Chair or General co-Chair, Editor in four journals, and member in the Steering Committee of conferences and workshops.

Currently she is supervising 6 PhD students, 8 MS students and 2 Undergraduates. She has graduated 10 Ph.D. students (hold academic positions in Europe or work at top industry and research labs including IBM, Google, Microsoft and Akamai) and has served on PhD/MS Committee for over 60 MS and PhD students. Her full CV is available at: http://www2.cs.aueb.gr/~vana/vkcv.pdf  

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Last updated: 8 July 2020


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