Ioannis Papapanagiotou



Ioannis Papapanagiotou is an experienced engineer, leader, and researcher having served different positions in the industry and academia. He holds a dual Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering and Operations Research. He is currently a senior distributed systems engineer at Netflix, a research assistant professor at the University of New Mexico, and a graduate faculty at Purdue University. He focuses on distributed systems, cloud computing, internet of things, and network systems.

Ioannis has served in the faculty ranks of Purdue University (tenure-track), NC State University and the University of New Mexico. He has been awarded the NetApp faculty fellowship and established an Nvidia CUDA Research Center at Purdue University. Ioannis has also received the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, Academy of Athens Ph.D. Fellowship for his Ph.D. research, and best paper awards in several IEEE conferences for his academic contributions. Ioannis has authored approximately 40 research articles and 10 patent disclosures. Ioannis is a member of ACM and senior member of IEEE.



  • PhD in Electrical & Computer Engineering, NC State University (2012)

  • PhD in Operations Research, NC State University (2012)

  • MSc in Computer Performance Engineering, from Electrical & Computer Engineering, NC State University (2009)

  • Dipl. Ing in Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Patras (5-years degree - 2006)

Research Interests

I am also interested in Patents and Inventions, and have a working knowledge of the U.S. Intellectual Property Law.

For my research work, see Google Scholar, publications, or research statement.


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