Prof. Minos Garofalakis, has been recognized as a Most Influential Scholar for his outstanding and vibrant contributions to the field of Database, according to the AMiner List 2016. The AMiner Most Influential Scholar Annual List names the world's top-cited research scholars from the fields of science and engineering. The list is conferred in recognition of outstanding technical achievements with lasting contribution and impact to the research community.
The 2016 winners are among the most-cited scholars from the top venues of their respective subject fields as of 2016. Recipients are automatically determined by a computer algorithm deployed in the AMiner system that tracks and ranks scholars based on citation counts collected by top-venue publications.
As of October 2008, Minos Garofalakis is a Professor of Computer Science at the School of Electronic & Computer Engineering of the Technical University of Crete, and the Director of the Software Technology and Network Applications Laboratory (SoftNet).
Prof. Garofalakis is an ACM Distinguished Scientist (2011), a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a recipient of the TUC Excellence in Research Award (2015), the Bell Labs President's Gold Award (2004), and the Bell Labs Teamwork Award (2003).