Giannis Evagorou


I am Giannis and I am a Ph.D. student at Imperial College London. I hold a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus (2014). During 2014, I was a research assistant at DMSL. I also hold an M.Sc. in Web Science and Big Data Analytics from the University College London (2015) and an M.Res. from Imperial College London (2016). My main research interests include Distributed Systems & Databases and Big Data Management and specifically Spatial Data Management. I also enjoy learning new technologies, either front-end or back-end.


Professional info

I am a Ph.D. student at Imperial College London. My research interests include Data Management, Databases, NoSQL Data Stores, Information Retrieval, Data Mining and Analytics. I enjoy learning about new Distributed Systems/Databases, Web Technologies and extending my knowledge and administrative skills of Unix-like systems. Finally, I find Cloud Computing technologies fascinating. As a current user of AWS, I am experienced with multiple AWS services and I always seek to broaden my knowledge on further Cloud Computing technologies.

Work Experience

Database Management Systems Laboratory, University of Cyprus (June 2013 – August 2014)
Research Assistant
Experimental appraisal of the project Vectormap and proposed Prefetching Techniques for Indoor Localization Maps. The techniques proposed achieved high position accuracy in an environment enduring Intermittent Connectivity to the Internet, by exploiting the predictive power of two new Prediction Algorithms.

National Guard, Cyprus (July 2008 – July 2010)
Cadet Officer
Graduate of the higher military school SEAP . Honourably named Lieutenant at the end of military service. Developed my leadership skills by captaining small to medium size groups of people.

Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Ltd, Cyprus (June 2007 – July 2007)
Laboratory Assistant
Summer vacation placement at Vassiliko Cement Works Public Company Ltd, as a laboratory assistant at the analytical laboratory of cement and the laboratory of physical tests of cement and concrete.


Imperial College London (2015-2019)
Ph.D. in Data Management
Supported by a CDT scholarship

Imperial College London (2015-2016)
M.Res. in Advanced Computing
Grade: Distinction

University College London - UCL (2014-2015)
M.Sc. in Web Science and Big Data Analytics
Grade: Merit

University of Cyprus (2010-2014)
B.Sc. in Computer Science
Grade: Excellent (8.54/10)