Assistant Professor at the University of Peloponnese, Greece
Christos Tryfonopoulos was born in Athens, Greece in 1978. He received his BSc from the Computer Science Department, University of Crete in October 2000. In November 2002 he received his MSc degree from the Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, Technical University of Crete, and in July 2006 he received his PhD from the same institute. In September 2006 he joined the Databases and Information Systems Department at Max-Planck Institute for Informatics (MPII) as a post-doctoral researcher. From January 2007 until August 2008 he was leading the P2P and Information Management research group at the same department. In March 2009 he joined the Department of Computer Science & Technology, University of Peloponnese as a Lecturer and a member of the Software & Database Systems Lab. Since February 2013 he is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Peloponnese. His research interests include data and information management, large-scale distributed systems, and digital libraries. He has published more than 60 research papers and has served in the program committee of various international journals, conferences, and workshops. He has received two scholarships from the Greek Ministry of Education, several awards at international conferences, and has worked in many European and national R&D projects.