Spyros Kotoulas is a Research Scientist at IBM Research Ireland and the Manager of the Health and Person-Centered Systems research group. He is working on improving Healthcare and Social Care for vulnerable populations, aiming a better experience for the individual, increased effectiveness and reduced cost. His aspiration is to build personalised and person-centric systems that will positively disrupt the management and delivery of care.
His research interests lie in artificial intelligence and data management for semi-structured data, parallel methods for data intensive processing, knowledge representation and reasoning, flexible data integration methods and the Internet of Things.
He is the IBM PI for the ProACT project.
He has been part of the teams that won the third prize at the Billion Triple Challenge in 2008, the first prize at the IEEE Scale Chalenge in 2010 and the second prize at the Semantic Web Challenge in 2012.
Spyros was previously at the Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Group at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, where he has also completed his PhD in Scalable Peer-to-Peer Data Discovery and his MSc in Parallel and Distributed Computer Systems.