Anastassia Ailamaki received a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering (1990) from the Polytechnic School of the University of Patra, Greece, M.Sc. degrees from the Technical University of Crete, Greece and from the University of Rochester, NY, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was formerly a professor at Carnegie Mellon University. She is now a professor at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL).