Georgios Kollias received the BSc in Physics in 2000 and the MSc in Computational Science in 2002 from the University of Athens, Greece, and the PhD in Computer Science from the University of Patras, Greece, in 2009.
He moved to Purdue University, USA in October 2009 and worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Computer Science Department and the Center for Science of Information till May 2013.
Then he joined IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA and in August 2014 he moved to IBM Zurich Research Lab. He returned back in IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in April 2015 as a Research Staff Member in the area of Big Data Management and Analytics.
His research interests include Parallel, Distributed and High Performance Computing, Numerical Linear Algebra and Matrix Computations, Graph Mining, Data Analytics and Problem Solving Environments.