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Professor Timos Sellis

Professor and Institute Director
PhD in Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley, United States; MSc in Computer Science, Harvard University, United States; Diploma in Electrical Enginerring, National Technical Univ. of Athens, Greece


Timos Sellis is a Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, where he is also leading the Research Centre on Big Data and Data Analytics. He holds a Diploma from National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), an MSc degree from Harvard University, and a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley. Till the end of 2012 he was the Director of the Institute for the Management of Information Systems (IMIS) and a Professor at NTUA, Greece. He has published more than 200 publications; Google Scholar reports more than 12,000 citations to his work, h-index 51. He was the president of the National Council for Research and Technology of Greece (2001-2003). His research interests include big data, data streams, personalization, data integration, and spatio- temporal database systems. He is an IEEE Fellow, for his contributions to database query optimization, and spatial data management, and an ACM Fellow, for his contributions to database query optimization, spatial data management, and data warehousing.

Research interests

Database Systems

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Coordinating Supervisor.

Teaching areas

Database Systems


  • 2013, International, ACM Fellow, ACM
  • 2009, International, IEEE Fellow, IEEE


Also published as: Sellis, Timos; Sellis, T.; Sellis, Timoleon
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2016: Effective and Efficient Query Processing over Dynamic Social Networks *; ARC Discovery Projects Scheme
  • 2016: Sonepar Data and Predictive Analytics *; Sonepar Asia Pacific Ltd

* Chief Investigator

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