Alexandros Labrinidis received B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Crete, Greece (1993 & 1995), and M.Sc. and Ph.D degrees in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park (1997 & 2002). He is currently an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh and an adjunct assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also an associate information director for ACM SIGMOD and an associate editor for SIGMOD Record. His research interests include web-aware data management, mobile data management, data warehousing, p2p data management and sensor networks.