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Kostas Magoutis
Kostas Magoutis
Associate Professor
Computer Science Department
University of Crete
Office hours: Mon Wed 2-3pm @H311

Information for prospective MSc/PhD students: The University of Crete postgraduate programs in Computer Science invite applications from exceptional candidates twice a year (deadlines March 31 and October 31).


My research interests revolve around the following areas:

Read more about my research

This is a partial list of projects I have participated in over the years:

Teaching (full list)

  • University of Crete HY-452 - Introduction to the Science and Technology of Services (Fall 2020)

  • University of Crete HY-559 - Infrastructure Technologies for Large-Scale Service-Oriented Systems (Fall 2020)

  • University of Crete HY-590.45 - Modern Topics in Scalable Storage Systems (Spring 2021)

    Recent Publications (full list)

    Further information about my publications is also available online at DBLP and Google Scholar.

    I have also authored a number of patents.


    Recent activities (full list)

    Distinctions and Awards


    I am an Associate Professor at the Computer Science Department, University of Crete and collaborating researcher with FORTH-ICS in Heraklion, Greece. Previously I was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Ioannina (2014-2019, tenured 2017), a Research Staff Member at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center in Hawthorne, NY (2003-2009) and taught at Columbia University, NY (2004). Before that I was a graduate student at Harvard where I received my Ph.D. in 2003.

    I can be contacted via email (use my last name) at (professional) or (personal).

    My postal mail address:

    Kostas Magoutis
    Room H-311
    Computer Science Department
    University of Crete
    Heraklion GR-70013