Kostas Tzoumas

Dr. Kostas Tzoumas is a postdoctoral researcher at the Technische Universität Berlin, where he co-leads to Stratosphere project on information management in the cloud. He received the Ph.D. degree from Aalborg University, Denmark in 2011. He has also been with the database group at Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA, and with the University of Maryland, College Park, USA. He graduated in 2007 from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Kostas regularly serves as PC members at SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, and other conferences, and has co-organized the DanaC series of workshops at EDBT and SIGMOD. His research interests include large-scale data analytics, in particular query specification, compilation, optimization, and distributed execution, and database architectures and algorithms for modern hardware.