• Greece-2013

    For contributions to database query optimization, spatial data management, and data warehousing.

  • Australia-2008

Professor Timos Sellis is Director of Swinburne’s Data Science Research Institute. His research interests include big data, data streams, personalisation, data integration, and spatio- temporal database systems.

Professor Sellis was elected IEEE Fellow in 2009 for his contributions to database query optimisation and spatial data management, and ACM Fellow in 2013 for his contributions to database query optimisation, spatial data management and data warehousing. In 2018 he was awarded the IEEE TCDE Impact Award, in recognition of his impact in the field and for contributions to database systems research and broadening the reach of data engineering research.

Up until 2012 Professor Sellis was Director of the Institute for the Management of Information Systems and a Professor at the National Technical University of Athens. He holds an MSc degree from Harvard University, a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley, and has served as president of the National Council for Research and Technology of Greece.