Alexandros Labrinidis

  • Professor
  • Pronouns: he, his, him

Dr. Alexandros Labrinidis is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Pittsburgh. He joined the Department of Computer Science in 2002, right after receiving his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the co-director of the Advanced Data Management Technologies Laboratory and has an adjunct professor appointment with Carnegie Mellon University, in the Department of Computer Science. He was the Chair of the Department of Computer Science, from January 1, 2020 to August 31, 2022.
Dr. Labrinidis' research focuses on user-centric (big) data management for scalable network-centric applications, including web-databases, data stream management systems, urban informatics, sensor networks, internet of things, and scientific data management. He has published over 100 papers at peer-reviewed journals, conferences, and workshops and was the recipient of an NSF CAREER award in 2008. 

Dr. Labrinidis is an Associate Editor of the research track of the ACM SIGMOD 2022 conference. ACM is the Association for Computing Machinery and SIGMOD is ACM’s Special Interest Group on Management of Data, the premier international professional organization for database researchers and practitioners. Dr. Labrinidis has served as the Secretary/Treasurer for ACM SIGMOD and as the Editor of SIGMOD Record. He has served as the founding Editor of the Systems/Applications Track of the Parallel and Distributed Databases Journal and as an Associate Editor for the VLDB Journal. He has also served on numerous program committees of international conferences/workshops and as a panelist for the National Science Foundation. 

Within the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Labrinidis has been serving on the Faculty Assembly and Senate Council for over a decade and has been a regular member of the Senate Computing and Information Technology Committee for even longer.  


  • PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, 2002
  • MS, University of Maryland, College Park, 1997
  • MS, University of Crete, Greece, 1995
  • BS, University of Crete, Greece, 1993

Research Areas

Specific Research Interests

  • Big data / data science
  • User-centric data management
  • Scientific data management
  • Data stream management systems
  • Data-intensive computing
  • Urban informatics

Representative Publications