Office: Building 1, 4414
Division of Mathematical and Computer Sciences and
PO Box: #1193
4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Tel: +966 - 2 808 0343
KALNIS (PhD, HKUST)
Bio: I am associate professor in the Division of Mathematical
and Computer Sciences and Engineering at the King
Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Prior to
joining KAUST, I was assistant professor in the Department of Computer
Science, National University of
Singapore (NUS). In the past I was involved in the designing and testing of
at the Computer Technology Institute,
Greece. I also worked in several companies on database designing,
e-commerce projects and web applications.
my Diploma in Computer Engineering from the Computer Engineering and
Informatics Dept. , University of
Patras, Greece, and my PhD from the Computer Science Dept., Hong Kong UST.
In 2009 I was on sabbatical in Stanford University.
Interests: I am a member of the InfoCloud @ KAUST group. I work on Databases and Information management. Specifically, I am interested in: Database outsourcing and Cloud
Computing, Mobile Computing, Peer-to-Peer, OLAP, Data
Warehouses, Spatial-Temporal and High-dimensional Databases, GIS,
Security - Privacy - Anonymity
and PhD students wanted!
PostDoc - Parallel Algorithms for Large-scale String Matching
Chedy Raissi, PostDoc - Information Privacy
Xue Mingqiang, PhD (co-supervised with Dr. Hung Keng
Pung) - Private Information Retrieval
Gabriel Ghinita, PhD (Graduated: May 2008) - Privacy
and Anonymity (currently: PostDoc at Purdue Univ. )
Zhu Zhenzhou, MSc (Graduated: January, 2007) -
Information Retrieval in P2P systems.
MSc (Graduated: May, 2004) - Spatial Joins on Mobile Computers.
Mohammed Kasim Imthiyaz, MSc (Graduated: August, 2004) - Iceberg Queries on
Distributed and Centralized Databases.
Systems (CS245 - Fall 2009)
Topics in Data Management (CS341 - Spring 2010)
DMDM 2003, WebS 2006, DASFAA 2006, DaWaK 2006, DEECS 2006, SBBD
2006, DOLAP 2006, DASFAA 2007, APWeb/WAIM 2007, SSTD 2007, ICDE 2007, VLDB 2010
for: ACM-TODS, IEEE-TKDE, VLDB
Journal, IEEE-TC, JPDC,