Chryssis Georgiou is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Cyprus. He holds a Ph.D. (December 2003) and M.Sc. (May 2002) in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Connecticut and a B.Sc. (June 1998) in Mathematics from the University of Cyprus. He has worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Connecticut, USA (1998-2003) and as a Visiting Lecturer (2004), a Lecturer (2005-2008) and an Assistant Professor (2009-2013) at the University of Cyprus. His research interests span the Theory and Practice of Fault-tolerant Distributed and Parallel Computing. He has published in top journals and conference proceedings in his area of study and he has co-authored two books on Distributed Cooperative Computing. He served on Program Committees of top conferences in Distributed Computing and for two terms (2008-2010, 2010-2012) on the Steering Committee of the International Symposium on Distributed Computing (DISC) as well as on the Steering Committee (2014-2015) of the ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC). In 2015 he served as the General Chair of the 34th ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC 2015).
Algorithms and Complexity, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Fault-tolerance and Dependability, Algorithmic Game Theory, and Dynamic Computing Environments.