School of Information Sciences

Konstantinos Pelechrinis, promoted to associate professor with tenure

The University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences (SIS) is pleased to announce that Konstantinos ‘Kostas’ Pelechrinis has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure, effective September 1, 2016. Pelechrinis has taught in the Telecommunications and Networking program at SIS and led the Network Data Science Lab since 2010.

He received his MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the University of California at Riverside. Prior, he received his diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens in Greece.

Pelechrinis’ research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and magazines as well as discussed at conferences around the world. His research interests include: network science, location based social networks, urban informatics, wireless network systems, and wireless network security. He was recently awarded a grant through the Army Research Office’s Young Investigator award for his research titled, “Models and Metrics for Composite Socio-Spatial Networks.”

Please join us in congratulating Kostas on this well-deserved promotion!

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