Anastasios Gounaris

Anastasios Gounaris


Associate Professor at the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

I am an Associate Professor at the Dept. of Informatics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Prior to that, I was a visiting lecturer at the University of Cyprus and a research associate member in the School of Computer Science of the University of Manchester and of CERTH. I am a member of Datalab (former Delab).

My main research interests are in the areas of autonomic, adaptive and wide-area data management, massive parallelism, flow and query optimization, big data analytics, data mining and resource scheduling.

  • PhD degree from the School of Computer Science of the University of Manchester, UK, 2005.
  • MPhil degree from the Dept. of Computation, UMIST, Manchester, UK, 2002.
  • BSc degree in from the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1999.

Undergraduate courses

Graduate courses

  • Advanced Data Mining (postgraduate, spring 19-20)
  • Distributed Data Management (postgraduate, fall 17-18)
  • Technologies for Big Data Management and Analytics (postgraduate, fall 15-16)
  • Business Process Management (postgraduate, spring 19-20)
  • Databases – conversion course (fall 2019-20)


Recent Projects
Professiional Activities
  • Program Committees, etc.
  • Editorial Boards: 
    • Large Scale Data and Knowledge Centred Systems (Springer Verlag)
  • Program Committees and Conference Organization (most recent):
    • ACM SAC 2015 (PC member)
    • IEEE BigData2014 (PC member)
    • CAiSE 2014 (Organizing Committee)
    • GLOBE 2014 (PC member)
    • WIMS 2014 (PC member)
    • ACM SAC 2014 (PC member)
    • AINA 2014 (PC member)
    • EDBT/ICDT 2013 (proceedings chair)
    • CCGRID 2013 (PC member)
    • ACM SAC 2013 (PC member)
    • IEEE AINA 2013 (PC member)
    • ADBIS 2013 (PC member)
    • GLOBE 2013 (PC member)
    • PhDSymp2013 (PC member)
    • IEEE CGC2013 (PC member)
    • CIIA 2013 (PC member)
    • IEEE BigData 2013 (PC member)
  • Other: