Yannis Papaefstathiou is a Professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and a co-founder and CEO of Exascale Performance Systems (EXAPSYS) which is a spin-off of Technical University of Crete. From 2004-2018 he was an Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor and Professor at ECE School at Technical University of Crete. His main research interests are in the design and implementation methodologies for CPS with tightly coupled design parameters and highly constrained resources as well as in heterogeneous High Performance Computing (HPC) systems and the associated programming/development tools. He was granted a PhD in computer science at the University of Cambridge in 2001, an M.Sc. (Ranked 1st) from Harvard University in 1997 and a B.Sc. (Ranked 2nd) from the University of Crete in 1996.  He has published more than 100 papers in IEEE and ACM-sponsored journals and conferences, he has been the guest editor an IEEE Micro issues and he is a member of the Program Committee of numerous IEEE and ACM conferences. He is participating / has participated in numerous European R&D Programmes(e.g. OSMOSIS, FASTCUDA, HEAP, FASTER, COSSIM, ECOSCALE, EXTRA, EuroEXA); in total he has been Principal Investigator in more than 15 competitively funded research projects in Europe (in half of them he was the technical coordinator of the whole project), in the last 10 years, where his cumulative budget share exceeds €8 million.



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