Dimitrios is currently a Professor of Computer Science in Swinburne University of Technology’s Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology (FSET), and the Director the IoT Lab in the university’s Digital Innovation Capability Platform. He also lead the Industry 4.0 program in Swinburne’s Manufacturing Futures Research Institute.
Before that he served as Research Director (2008-2014) of CSIRO’s ICT Centre and a Professor at RMIT University (2014-2016). At CSIRO he led the Information Engineering Laboratory, which was the largest Computer Science research program in Australia.
Prior to joining CSIRO, Dimitrios held research and management positions in industrial laboratories in the USA, including Telcordia Technologies (where he helped found two of Telcordia’s Research Centers in Austin, Texas, and Poznan, Poland); Microelectronics and Computer Corporation (MCC) in Austin; GTE (currently Verizon) Laboratories in Boston; and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore) in New Jersey. He is also a CSIRO Adjunct Fellow since 2014.
Dimitrios has (co)authored 190 journal and conference publications in computer science, which include 3 seminal papers in the areas Service Computing, Workflow Management, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Per Google Scholar, my publications have received 16,500+ citations. He served as the General or Program Chair of 20+ major international conferences. He has received 2 outstanding paper awards from the IEEE Computer Society for the best paper in the IEEE Int. Conf. on Data Engineering, and a best paper in the 2017 Hawaii Int. Conf, on System Sciences in Hawaii, USA. He also was the recipient of several IEEE CS service awards and GTE’s Excellence Award. In Australia, He's won 4 ACT iAwards and a CSIRO Plant Industry Divisional Innovation Award. More recently in Swinburne, he also received the 2018 Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Award and FSET’s 2019 Research Award.
Dimitrios has attracted $42M+ of research funding from industry and various funding agencies in the USA, EU, and Australia.