Manos Karpathiotakis is a 2015-2016 winner of the prestigious IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award. The IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Awards Program is a worldwide competitive program, which honors exceptional Ph.D. students who have an interest in solving problems that are important to IBM and fundamental to innovation in many academic disciplines and areas of study. Award Recipients are selected based on their overall potential for research excellence, and their academic progress to-date, as evidenced by publications and endorsements from their faculty advisor and department head.

Manos is from the Data Intensive Applications and Systems Lab under Professor Anastasia Ailamaki. His primary research  is on database systems. Please visit his homepage for more information on Manos’ research.