UNIVERSITYPh.D., Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 2006
George Pallis received his BSc (2001) and Ph.D. (2006) degree in Department of Informatics of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). Currently, he is associate professor at the Computer Science Department, University of Cyprus and Associate Director of Laboratory of Internet Computing. Previously, he was lecturer, assistant professor and Marie-Curie fellow at the Computer Science Department, University of Cyprus. His research interests include Cloud computing with focus on Cloud elasticity and monitoring, Edge Computing and Big Data Analytics. He is principal institutional investigator in research projects funded by EC, Research Promotion Foundation in Cyprus, and industry (e.g., Google) and has totally attracted more than 4.5M euro. Dr. Pallis has published over 70 papers in international journals (e.g., IEEE TKDE, IEEE TCC, IEEE TSC, ACM TOIT etc), magazines (e.g., CACM, IEEE Internet Computing) and conferences (e.g., INFOCOM, IPDPS, ICDCS, IEEE BIG DATA etc) and he is contributor of two international DIN (German Institute for Standardization) standards. His papers have been cited more than 4200 times. Dr. Pallis has served as PC-Co-chair of CloudCom 2018 and CCGrid 2019. Dr. Pallis has also served in numerous Program and Organization Committees for international conferences (WWW, ICDCS, etc) and he received the best paper awards in the IEEE Big Data Conference (IEEE BIG DATA 2016) and the International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2014). In 2019, Dr. Pallis served as guest editor for the edge computing special issue on the prestigious Proceedings of the IEEE journal. He is Editor in Chief in the IEEE Internet Computing magazine, Associate Editor in the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing and Associate Editor in the Computing Journal (Springer).
His research interests include Cloud computing with focus on Cloud elasticity and monitoring, Content Delivery Networks, data analytics for Online Social Networks.