Contact Information

Information Management Systems Institute
Research Center Athena
Artemidos 6 & Epidavrou
Marousi 15125, Greece

Tel: (+30) 2106875450
Fax: (+30) 2106856804
Email: dskoutas -at- imis.athena-innovation.gr

Short Bio

Dr. Dimitrios Skoutas received his Diploma on Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 2003, and his PhD in Computer Science also from NTUA in 2008, under the supervision of Prof. Timos Sellis. During this period, he has worked as a Research Assistant at the Knowledge and Database Systems Lab (KDBSL) at NTUA and at the Information Management Systems Institute (IMSI). From 2009 to 2011, he has worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the L3S Research Center in Hannover, Germany. Currently he is an Assistant Researcher at IMSI, Athena RC. He has extensive experience in EU research projects, both as partner and as project coordinator. His research interests focus mainly on Big Data analytics, and especially geospatial data and linked data. He has more than 50 publications in international journals and peer-reviewed conferences in the above areas.

Projects

Current

  • SmartDataLake: Sustainable Data Lakes for Extreme-Scale Analytics 
  • SLIPO: Scalable linking and integration of Big POI data 
  • HELIX: Hellenic Data Service 
  • LinkGeoML: Automatic and accurate interlinking of geospatial data using machine learning 

Past

  • CityRisks: Avoiding and mitigating safety risks in urban environments 
  • GeoStream: Exploiting user-generated geospatial content streams 
  • GeoCrowd: A geospatial knowledge world 
  • OpenDataMonitor: Monitoring, analysis and visualisation of open data catalogues, hubs and repositories 
  • GeoKnow: Making the Web an exploratory for geospatial knowledge 
  • LivingKnowledge: Facts, opinions and bias in time 
  • SYNC3: Synergetic content creation and communication 

Research Interests

  • Big Data integration and analytics
  • Geospatial and spatio-textual data management
  • Linked data, open data
  • Information retrieval