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Prof. George A. Papadopoulos holds the (tenured) rank of Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus. His research interests include Advanced Software Engineering, Ubiquitous Computing, Cloud Computing, Parallel and Distributed Programming Models, Technology Enhanced Learning, Medical Informatics, Assistive Technologies, Context Aware and Recommender Systems, and Internet Technologies. He has published over 150 papers as book chapters or in internationally refereed journals and conferences, he is a current or past member in the Editorial Board of 16 international journals and is serving or has served as a Chair or Steering or Program Committee member in more than 200 international conferences. Professor Papadopoulos is a recipient of an 1995 ERCIM-HCM scholarship award. He has been involved or is currently participating, as coordinator or partner, in about 100 internationally and nationally funded projects (total budget for his participation more than 8 MEURO) and has been invited by the E.U. as an Expert Evaluator or Reviewer more than 50 times. He is the Director of the Software Engineering and Internet Technologies (SEIT) Laboratory (

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Dr. George A. Papadopoulos
University of Cyprus, Cyprus


Marios D. Dikaiakos is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. He served as Head of the Computer Science Department (2010-2014) and founding director of the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (2015-2021). He is also the founding Head of the Laboratory for Internet Computing (2001-today). Dikaiakos' research focuses on cloud computing systems and big data analysis. Prof. Dikaiakos has over 25 years of experience as principal investigator, principal institutional investigator or participant in research projects funded by European and American agencies. His research work includes over 200 publications in books, journals and international conference proceedings, edited volumes, conference proceedings, and scientific reports, the direction of many research projects at the University of Cyprus, and the release of several open-source software systems. He has also served as program chair, co-chair and program committee member in numerous international scientific conferences. He is a Senior Member of the ACM, was a member of ACM’s Distinguished Speakers Program (2012-2015), a member of the IEEE Computer Society and the Technical Chamber of Greece.

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Marios D. Dikaiakos
University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Prof. Rizos Sakellariou is (full) Professor, holding a Chair in Computer Science, a member of the academic staff of the Department of Computer Science of the University of Manchester, where he teaches and leads a Research Laboratory with research interests in the wide area of Software for Parallel, Distributed and Large-Scale Systems. Prior to his current role he was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader. Throughout the years, Dr Sakellariou has carried out research in collaboration with a large number of people including more than a dozen PhD researchers who completed their PhD under his supervision. He has been particularly active in the community in scientific conference organisation and assessing research. Dr Sakellariou has worked on a range of Computer Science topics including, parallel loop scheduling, parallelizing compilers, performance modeling and prediction, multithreading, load balancing, workload and task scheduling, grid computing, service level agreements, adaptive and autonomic computing, cloud computing, scientific workflows, DAG scheduling, Internet-of-Things, Industry 4.0, social networks, etc.

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Rizos Sakellariou
University of Manchester, United Kingdom


Chryssis Georgiou is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. His research interests span the Theory and Practice of Fault-tolerant Distributed and Parallel Computing with a focus on Algorithms and Complexity. He has published more than 100 articles in journals and peer-reviewed conference proceedings in his area of study and he has co-authored two books on Robust Distributed Cooperative Computing. He has served on several Program Committees of conferences in Distributed and Parallel Computing and on the Steering Committees of DISC and ACM PODC. In 2015 he served as the General Chair of PODC 2015, and in 2017 he served as a Track Program Committee co-Chair of SSS 2017. In 2018 and 2019 was the General co-Chair of the workshop ApPLIED 2018 and 2019, while in 2020 he co-chaired the PC committee of NETYS 2020. As of January 2018, he is on the Editorial Board of Information Processing Letters (subject area: Distributed Computing). This year he is co-organizing CIAC 2021 and ApPLIED 2021. He has organized DISC 2007, co-organized ApPLIED 2018, 2019, and he was involved in the organization of PODC 2001, ISoLA 2004, 2006 and SAGT 2009. 

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Chryssis Georgiou
University of Cyprus, Cyprus

George Pallis is an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department, University of Cyprus. His research interests include Distributed and Internet Computing with particular focus on Big Data Analytics and Cloud/Edge/Fog Computing. 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 Euro-Par 2023 international DIN (German Institute for Standardization) standards. His papers have been cited more than 4850 times with h-index 28. 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) and the best demo award in the ACM/IEEE Symposium on Edge Computing. 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).

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George Pallis
University of Cyprus, Cyprus


Demetris Zeinalipour is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus, where he founded and directs the Data Management Systems Laboratory (DMSL). He holds a Ph.D. (2005) and M.Sc. (2003) in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of California - Riverside, CA, USA and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus (2000). Before his current appointment, he served the University of Cyprus as an Assistant Professor and Lecturer and also the Open University of Cyprus as a Lecturer. He has held short-term research visits at Akamai Technologies, Cambridge, MA, USA (2004), the University of Athens, Greece (2007) as a Marie-Curie Fellow and the University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA (2015). During 2016-2017, he was a Humboldt Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany. He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2017-2020), a Senior Member of ACM (also of ACM SIGMOD), a Senior Member of IEEE (also of IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering and IEEE Big Data Initiative), and a Member of USENIX. He serves on the editorial board of Distributed and Parallel Databases (Springer), Big Data Research (Elsevier) , International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems (World Scientific) and is an independent evaluator for the European Commission (Marie Skłodowska-Curie and COST actions), the Hong Kong RGC, the Austrian WWTF and the Hellenic HFRI. He is currently an elected member of the University of Cyprus Senate.

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Demetris Zeinalipour
University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Dora Blanco Heras is an associate professor in the Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering at the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). She received a BS in Physics in 1993 and got a PhD cum laude from this university. In the period from 2005 to 2010 she was appointed as the head of the Sustainable Development Office at this university. Her research interests are mainly in the area of high performance and parallel computing including software optimization techniques, performance analysis for irregular codes and, more recently, GPGPU computing. This last area has been addressed with a strong focus on real-time image processing (objective classification, edge detection, visualization…) applied to medical image processing (MRI, CT-scan...) and to images obtained from remote sensing instruments such as hyperspectrometers.

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Dora Blanco Heras
University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain


Miquel Pericàs is an Associate Professor of Computer Architecture at Chalmers University of Technology. His research interests cover high performance computing, parallel runtime systems, memory systems and manycore architectures. He has published over 60 papers on these topics in international journals and conferences. Prior to joining Chalmers he worked at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, and before that at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. He is the main author of the XiTAO runtime system and several open source tools for the analysis of task-based programs. Miquel is currently a Co-PI for Chalmers in the EPI, European Pilot and eProcessor projects, where his work focuses on runtime techniques for efficient resource usage and reduction of energy, mainly in the context of OpenMP. He is a member of the HiPEAC NoE, the IEEE Computer Society and ACM SIGARCH

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Miquel Pericàs
Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

José Cano is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, where he leads the Intelligent Computing Laboratory (gicLAB). His research interests are in the broad areas of Computer Architecture, Computer Systems, Compilers, Machine Learning and Security. He is currently Principal Investigator on the PETRAS project MAISE and Co-Investigator on the UKRI "Digital Security by Design" projects AppControl and Morello-HAT. He has authored over 40 refereed publications, and has served as a co-organizer, chair, and TPC in numerous conferences and workshops. He has been Guest Editor of the MDPI “Big Data and Cognitive Computing” and “Sustainability” Journals, member of the IEEE TPDS Review Board and ACM TACO Distinguished Reviewers Board, and reviewer of another 19 journals. José received the MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV), Spain, in 2004 and 2012, respectively. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain) between 2012 and 2013, and at the University of Edinburgh between 2014 and 2018. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM, and a member of HiPEAC.

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José Cano
University of Glasgow, Scotland


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Track 1. Programming, Compilers and Performance
* Biagio Cosenza, University of Salerno, Italy
* Thomas Fahringer, University of Innsbruck, Austria

Program Committee:
Siegfried Benkner, University of Vienna, Austria
Walter Binder, Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland
Bruno Loic Alexandre Bodin, Yale-NUS College, Singapore
Jeronimo Castrillon, TU Dresden, Germany
Stefano    Cherubin, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Tom Deakin, University of Bristol, UK
Juan Durillo Barrionuevo, Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), Germany
Bernhard Egger, Seoul National University, Korea
Juan Fumero, The University of Manchester, UK
Sergei Gorlatch, University of Muenster, Germany
Ramaswamy Govindarajan, Indian Institute of Science, India
Giulia Guidi, Cornell University, USA
Adrian Jackson, University of Edinburgh / EPCC, UK
Abhinav Jangda, Microsoft Research, USA
Sohan Lal, TU Hamburg, Germany
Partick    McCormick, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Gihan Mudalige, The University of Warwick, UK
Fernando Magno Quintão Pereira, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Pablo de Oliveira Castro, University of Versailles, France
Polyvios Pratikakis, FORTH, Greece
István Reguly, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary
Ruymán Reyes, Codeplay Software / Intel, UK
Bernhard Scholz, University of Sydney, Australia
Michel Steuwer, University of Edinburgh, UK
Giuseppe Tagliavini, University of Bologna, Italy
Peter Thoman, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Massimo Torquati, University of Pisa, Italy

Miwako Tsuji, RIKEN Center for Computational Science, Japan
Antonino Tumeo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
Didem Unat, Koç University, Turkey
Hans Vandierendonck, Queen's University Belfast, UK

Track 3. Architectures and Accelerators
* Jesus Carretero, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
* Leonel Sousa, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Program Committee: 
Jean-Thomas Acquaviva, DDN, France
Giovanni Agosta, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Hartwig    Anzt, University of Tennessee, USA
Raja Appuswamy, EURECOM, France
Jean-Baptiste Besnard, ParaTools SAS, France
Jorge G. Barbosa, University of Porto, Portugal
George Bosilca, University of Tennessee, USA
Xing Cai, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Toshio Endo, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Javier Garcia Blas, Carlos III University, Spain
Brice Goglin, INRIA, France
Alfredo Goldman, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Akihiro    Hayashi, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Francisco D. Igual, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Emmanuel Jeannot, INRIA, France
Hatem Ltaief, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Ravi Reddy Manumachu, UCD, Ireland
Dejan Milojicic, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA
Francesca Palumbo, University of Sassari, Italy
Oscar Plata, University of Malaga, Spain
Loïc Pottier, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Matei Ripeanu, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Nuno Roma, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Martin Schreiber, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Estela Suarez, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany
Samuel Thibault, Université Bordeaux 1, France
Juan Tourino, University of A Coruña, Spain
Pedro Trancoso, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Marc-André Vef, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
Roman Wyrzykowski, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland

Track 5. Theory and Algorithms
* Chryssis Georgiou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
* Christos Kaklamanis, University of Patras & Computer Technology Institute, Greece

Program Committee:
Vittorio Bilo, University of Salento, Italy
Costas Busch, Augusta University, USA
Thomas Erlebach, Durham University, UK
Lionel Eyraud-Dubois, INRIA Bordeaux Sud-Ouest, France
Panagiota Fatourou, University of Paris, France and University of Crete, Greece
Antonio Fernandez Anta, IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain
Paola Flocchini, University of Ottawa, Canada
Pierre Fraigniaud, Université Paris Cité and CNRS, France
Maurice Herlihy, Brown University, USA
Sayaka Kamei, Hiroshima University, Japan
Panagiotis Kanellopoulos, University of Essex, UK
Danny Krizanc, Wesleyan University, USA
Othon Michail, University of Liverpool, UK
Achour Mostéfaoui, Université Nantes (LINA), France
Lata Narayanan, Concordia University, Canada
Vicky Papadopoulou, European University Cyprus, Cyprus
Giuseppe Persiano, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Maria Potop-Butucaru, Sorbonne University, France
Geppino    Pucci, Università di Padova, Italy
Peter Sanders, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Thomas Sauerwald, University of Cambridge, UK
Christian Scheideler, University of Paderborn, Germany
Maria Serna, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Gadi Taubenfeld, Reichman University, Israel

Track 2. Scheduling, resource management, cloud, edge computing, and workflows
* Marco Aldinucci, University of Torino, Italy
* Ivona Brandic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Program Committee:

Christos Anagnostopoulos, University of Glasgow, UK
Atakan Aral, University of Vienna, Austria Anne Benoit, ENS Lyon, France
Silvina Caíno-Lores, University of Tennessee, USA
Valeria Cardellini, University of Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Iacopo Colonnelli, Università di Torino, Italy
Patrizio Dazzi, University of Pisa, Italy
Vincenzo De Maio, TU Vienna, Austria
Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Sukhpal Gill, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Anastasios Gounaris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Ioannis Konstantinou, University of Thessaly, Greece
Marco Lapegna, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Simone Leo, CRS4, Italy
Anirban Mandal, Renaissance Computing Institute, USA
Loris Marchal, CNRS, France
Doriana Medic, University of Torino, Italy
Raffaele Montella, University of Naples Parthenope, Italy
Grégory Mounié, University Grenoble-Alpes, France
Dimitrios Nikolopoulos, Virginia Tech, USA
Maria S. Perez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Artur Podobas, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Alberto Riccardo Martinelli, University of Torino, Italy
Krzysztof Rzadca, University of Warsaw, Poland
Uwe Schwiegelshohn, TU Dortmund, Germany
Jeremy Singer, University of Glasgow, UK
Oliver Sinnen, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Athanasios Stratikopoulos, University of Manchester, UK
Moysis Symeonidis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Nguyen Kim Thang, University Grenoble-Alpes, France
Frédéric Vivien, INRIA, France
Ramin Yahyapour, University of Göttingen, Germany

Track 4. Data analytics, AI, and Computational Science
* Maciej Malawski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
* Radu Prodan, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Program Committee:
Ashiq Anjum, University of Leicester, UK 
Bartosz Balis, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Daniel Balouek-Thomert, University of Utah, USA
Christos Beloukas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Luiz F. Bittencourt, University of Campinas, Brazil
Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Carmela Comito, ICAR CNR, Italy 

Haleh Dijazi, University of Klagenfurt, Austria
Pedro Diniz, INESC-ID, Portugal
Reza Farahani
, University of Klagenfurt, Austria

Philipp Gschwandtner, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Shadi Ibrahim, INRIA Rennes, France
Dalibor Klusacek, CESNET Brno, Czech Republic
Young Choon Lee, Macquarie University, Australia

Jože Rožanec
, Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Rabia Saleem, University of Derby, UK
Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Dingwen Tao, Indiana University, USA
Douglas    Thain, University of Notre Dame, USA
Rafael Tolosana-Calasanz, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Jidong Zhai, Tsinghua University, China

Track 6. Multidisciplinary, domain-specific and applied parallel and distributed computing
* Francisco F. Rivera, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
* Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy

Program Committee:
Salvador Abreu, University of Évora, Portugal
Michael Bane, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Loris Belcastro, University of Calabria, Italy
Cristiana Bentes, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Paolo Bientinesi, Umeå University, Sweden
Vicente Blanco, University of La Laguna, Spain
Cristina Boeres, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Alvaro L. Coutinho, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pasqua D'Ambra, IAC-CNR, Italy

Begüm Demir, TU Berlin, Germany
David Expósito Singh, University Carlos III, Spain

Maria Fazio, University of Messina, Italy
Stefka Fidanova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Patricia González, University of A Coruña, Spain
Nicolás    Guil, University of Málaga, Spain
Juan Angel Lorenzo Del Castillo, CY Cergy Paris Université, France
Stefano    Markidis, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Sreeja S. Nair, ZettaScale Technology, France
Enrique S. Quintana-Orti, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Pedro Ribeiro, University of Porto, Portugal
Tuomo Rossi, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Natalia Seoane, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Paolo Trunfio, University of Calabria, Italy
Petr Tuma, Charles University, Czech Republic
David L. Vilariño, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain