Irini Fundulaki

Irini Fundulaki

Principal Researcher

Institute of Computer Science (ICS)
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH)

Nikolaou Plastira 100, Vassilika Vouton
P.O Box 1385
GR-70013 Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Phone: +30 2810 391725
Fax: +30 2810 391638
E-mail: fundulATics.forth.gr

Irini Fundulaki is a Principal Researcher of the Information Systems Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH.

Research Interests (Title)

Her research interests lie mainly in the areas of

  • Databases and Web Information Systems:
    • Provenance Models for RDF Data,
    • Storage and Indexing Schemes for RDF Provenance,
    • Storage Indexing and Scalable RDF Query Processing
    • Access Control for RDF and XML Data
    • XML Full Text Search with a focus on Personalization
    • XML Data Integration
    • User Profile Data Management, Identity Management

Awards and Distinctions (Title)

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2003 - 2004), Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (I.N.R.I.A)
  • Teaching and Research Position (2000 - 2002), French Ministry of Education, Attachee Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche (Temporary Teaching Position)
  • PhD Fellowship (1998 - 2000): Verso Group, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (I.N.R.I.A)
  • ERCIM fellowship (May 1998 - October 1998) Verso Group, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et Automatique (I.N.R.I.A)

Participation in Recent Research Projects (Title)

  • PlanetData IST NoE, 2010-2014 (large-scale data management)
  • MESMUSES - Metaphors for Science Museums, IST-2000-26074
  • C-Web - A Generic Platform Supporting Community Webs, IST-1999-13479
  • Aquarelle - Sharing Cultural Heritage through Multimedia Telematics (IE-2005)

Short CV

Irini Fundulaki is Principal Researcher of the Information Systems Laboratory of the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH. She is also the Manager of the W3C Greece Office. She has a Bachelor and Master’s Degree from the Department of Computer Science, University of Crete, and a PhD Degree in Computer Science from the Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers  in Paris, France in January 2003. During her PhD, she was a member of the Verso  Database Group of the Insitut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA). After her PhD, she held a PostDoc position and then became a Member of Technical Staff at the  Network Data and Services Research Department in Bell Laboratories of Lucent Technologies.  She subsequently moved to the Database Group of the School of Informatics of the University of Edinburgh where she held a Research Fellow Position.

Her research interests are in the area of Web Data Management and more specifically, on Provenance Models for RDF Data, Storage and Indexing Schemes for RDF Provenance, Storage, Indexing and Scalable RDF Query Processing, Access Control for RDF and XML Data, XML Full Text Search with a focus on Personalization, XML Data Integration, User Profile Data Management and Identity Management.

She has published a number of scientific articles that have been widely cited and she has served on the Program Committeeof numerous international conferences, journals and workshops. She has acted as the Program Chair of the International Workshop on  Web Information and Data Management in 2006 and 2007. She is the Chair of the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition for SIGMOD 2011 International Conference, the leading venue for database researchers.

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