Author: Yannis E. Ioannidis

Yannis Ioannidis is currently a Professor at the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications of the University of Athens. He received his Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in 1982, his MSc in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1986. Immediately after that he joined the faculty of the Computer Sciences Department of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he became a Professor before finally leaving in 1999.

Dr Ioannidis was the recipient of the Presidential Young Investigator (PYI) award in 1991 awarded by the President of the United States to the top young scientists in each field. He has also received the "10-Year Best Paper Award" in the 2003 VLDB Conference and five Teaching Awards, including the "Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award", from the University Of Wisconsin at Madison.

His research interests include database and information systems, digital libraries, personalization, scientific systems and workflows and human-computer interaction, topics on which he has published over seventy articles in leading journals and conferences.

He has participated in several research and development projects in the above fields, including DELOS, BRICKS, and DILIGENT. Between July 2002 and March 2004 he served as the Information Technology advisor to the Minister of Health of Greece.


Publication period start: 2005
Number of co-authors: 29


Number of publications with favourite co-authors
Joseph M. Hellerstein
Martin L. Kersten
Michael J. Pazzani

Productive Colleagues

Most productive colleagues in number of publications
Hector Garcia-Molina
Alan Dix
W. Bruce Croft


Abiteboul, Serge, Agrawal, Rakesh, Bernstein, Philip A., Carey, Michael J., Ceri, Stefano, Croft, W. Bruce, DeWitt, David J., Franklin, Michael J., Garcia-Molina, Hector, Gawlick, Dieter, Gray, Jim, Haas, Laura M., Halevy, Alon Y., Hellerstein, Joseph M., Ioannidis, Yannis E., Kersten, Martin L., Pazzani, Michael J. (2005): The Lowell database research self-assessment. In Communications of the ACM, 48 (5) pp. 111-118.

Ioannidis, Yannis E., Saulys, Tomas, Whitsitt, Andrew J. (1992): Conceptual Learning in Database Design. In ACM Transactions on Information Systems, 10 (3) pp. 265-293.

Ioannidis, Yannis E. (2005): Emerging data management systems: close-up and personal. In: Herzog, Otthein, Schek, Hans-Jorg, Fuhr, Norbert (eds.) Proceedings of the 2005 ACM CIKM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management October 31 - November 5, 2005, Bremen, Germany. pp. 2.

Ioannidis, Yannis E., Livny, Miron, Bao, Jian, Haber, Eben M. (1996): User-oriented visual layout at multiple granularities. In: Catarci, Tiziana, Costabile, Maria Francesca, Levialdi, Stefano, Santucci, Giuseppe (eds.) AVI 1996 - Proceedings of the workshop on Advanced visual interfaces May 27-29, 1996, Gubbio, Italy. pp. 184-193.

Dix, Alan J., Catarci, Tiziana, Habegger, Benjamin, Ioannidis, Yannis E., Kamaruddin, Azrina, Katifori, Akrivi, Lepouras, George, Poggi, Antonella, Ramduny-Ellis, Devina (2006): Intelligent context-sensitive interactions on desktop and the web. In: Mihalic, Kristijan (eds.) CAI 2006 - Proceedings of the 2006 AVI Workshop on Context in advanced interfaces May 23, 2006, Venice, Italy. pp. 23-27.