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Panagiotis Garefalakis

My name is Panagiotis Garefalakis and I am a final year PhD student at Imperial College London, Department of Computing under the supervision of Prof. Peter Pietzuch. I am affiliated with the Large-Scale Data & Systems (LSDS) group and my PhD is supported by a CDT HiPEDS scholarship. Prior to that I was a graduate research assistant at FORTH-ICS affiliation in Greece. I received my Master (MSc) and Bachelor (BSc) degrees in Computer Science from University of Crete in 2012 and 2014 respectively under the supervision of Dr. Kostas Magoutis. My research interests lie within the broad area of systems including large-scale distributed systems, cluster resource management and stream processing.


  • NEPTUNE, a framework scheduling unified applications was accepted at SoCC'1902 Sep 2019
  • Presenting our framework for cooperative task execution at Spark AI Summit'1923 Apr 2019
  • Giving a talk about efficient scheduling at the annual System Challenges Workshop21 Mar 2018
  • MEDEA, a cluster scheduler for long-running containers was accepted at EuroSys'1825 Feb 2018
  • Summer Internship with CISL group at Microsoft in Sunnyvale, CA12 Jun 2017
  • Presenting our poster about container scheduling at EuroSys'1723 Apr 2016
  • Shadow TPC reviewer for EuroSys'1701 Oct 2016
  • Summer Internship with CISL group at Microsoft in Mountain View, CA03 Jun 2016
  • Presenting our demo paper Java2SDG at ICDE'16 conference16 May 2016
  • Attending EuroSys'16 conference as a student helper volunteer18 Apr 2016
  • Joined the LSDS group at Imperial as a PhD student01 Oct 2015

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