Alexandros Labrinidis     (Αλέξανδρος Λαμπρινίδης)
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Pittsburgh
Co-Director, Advanced Data Management Technologies Laboratory
Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, Carnegie Mellon University

New paper

Big Data and Its Technical Challenges, in Communications of the ACM, July 2014 (5,124 downloads as of Oct 23, 2014). Companion web site at

Research Interests

Big data, user-centric data management, scientific data management, data stream management systems, data-intensive computing, collaborative systems, quality of data/quality of service, the deep Web.

Research Projects


Fall 2014
CS 1655 - Secure Data Management and Web Applications

Recent News

October 23, 2014:
New paper: A user-friendly framework for database preferences, by Roxana Gheorghiu, Alexandros Labrinidis, and Panos K. Chrysanthis, published in the Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (CollaborateCom 2014).#papers

October 9, 2014:
Excited to be a part of the Center for Causal Modeling and Discovery of Biomedical Knowledge from Big Data (CCMD), which is one of the 12 new Centers of Excellence funded through NIH's Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program [NIH press release, CCMD award information at NIH, UPitt press release, Pittsburgh Business Times article, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article, Tribune-Review article].#research

October 8, 2014:
Gave a talk today at our Department's Undergraduate Research Symposium. Talk was entitled ``User-Centric Data Management in the Era of Big Data'' [slides].#talks

September 18, 2014:
PHDs_supervised++;    Roxana Gheorghiu's PhD dissertation, entitled Unifying Qualitative and Quantitative Database Preferences to Enhance Query Personalization, is officially approved.#students

August 20, 2014:
I participated in the discussion on Building a More Resilient Pittsburgh that was organized by the City of Pittsburgh, as part of the City's application for the 100 Resilient Cities Challenge. [video]#pittsburgh

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