Vana Kalogeraki Vana Kalogeraki
Associate Professor
Department of Informatics
Athens University of Economics and Business
Patision 76
10434 Athens, Greece
Phone: +30-210-8203577
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I lead the Distributed and Real-Time Systems group at Athens University of Economics and Business. My primary research interests are in the areas of distributed systems, participatory sensing systems, mobile systems, peer-to-peer, real-time, fault tolerance, scalability and resource management.

Prior to coming to AUEB I was an Associate 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. I received my PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2000. I hold an M.S. and a B.S. from the University of Crete, Greece.

My research has been supported by an ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, the European Union, joint EU/Greek "Aristeia" grant, a joint EU/Greek "Thalis" grant, NSF and gifts from SUN and Nokia.

I have been awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship, two best paper awards at the 24th IEEE IPDPS 2009 conference, the 9th IEEE SAINT 2008, a Best Student Paper Award at the 11th IEEE/IPSJ SAINT 2011 conference, a UC Regents Fellowship Award, UC Academic Senate Research Awards and a research award from HP Labs.

Here is my short bio and CV

Honors, Awards

  • ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant (Consolidator), 2013-2018
  • Keynote Speaker, "Reliable Real-time Human-Centered Mobile Systems", DNCMS2012, Irvine, CA, Oct 2012
  • Keynote Speaker, "Reliable Real-Time Human-Centered Sensor Middleware", SN2AE 2012, Crete, Greece, June 2012
  • Fault Tolerance and Dependability Track co-Chair, ICDCS 2012, Macau, China, June 2012
  • Best Student Paper Award, IEEE/IPSJ SAINT 2011
  • Best Paper Award, IPDPS 2009
  • Best Paper Award, SAINT 2008
  • Keynote Speaker, "Real-Time Reliable Sensor Middleware for Emergency Response Applications", PETRA 2011, Crete, Greece, May 2011
  • Keynote Speaker, "Middleware for Reliable Real-Time Sensor Data Management", DBISP2P 2006, Seoul, Korea, September 2006
  • Keynote Speaker, "Reliable Real-time Sensor Networks", Workshop on Mobile Location-Aware Sensor Networks (MLASN 2006), Nara, Japan, May 2006
  • UC Academic Senate Research Funds, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003
  • UC Regents Fellowship Award, 2003
  • Hewlett-Packard Research Award, 2002

    Ph.D. Students

  • Kyriakos Karenos, PhD 2008, IBM. T. J. Watson Research (PhD: Traffic Management in Wireless Sensor Networks)
  • Thomas Repantis, PhD 2008, Akamai (PhD: Synergy: Quality of Service Support for Distributed Stream Processing Systems)
  • Yannis Drougas, PhD 2008, ESRI (PhD: Rate Allocation in Distributed Stream Processing Systems)
  • Demetris Zeinalipour-Yazti (co-advisor), PhD 2005, University of Cyprus
  • Fang Chen, PhD 2005, Oracle Corp.
  • Ji (Adam) Dou, 2006 - present
  • Jessica Browdus, 2006 - present
  • Dung Vu, 2006 - present
  • M.S. Students

  • Giannis Mpoutsis, MS 2011
  • Nikos Nakas, MS 2011
  • Spyros Tzoras, MS 2011
  • Voula Doulgeraki, MS 2011
  • Nelson Perez, MS 2005 - IBM Almaden Research
  • Amir Soheili, MS 2005 - ESRI
  • Nan Xiao, MS 2005
  • Jorge Mena, 2005 - present

  • Teaching

    I regularly teach the following courses (graduate/undergraduate):
  • Distributed Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Compilers
  • Project on Operating Systems
  • Topics in Internet Technologies and Sensor Systems