Eleni Karatza

Title Emeritus Professor
Email karatza at domain csd.auth.gr
Address Department of Informatics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
54124 Thessaloniki, GREECE


Studies - Research Interests - Awards - Publications - Invited Talks - Research collaborators -Alumni- Scientific Activities - Visiting Researcher - Membership of Professional Societies




Bachelor Degree in Mathematics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).

Ph.D. Degree in Modelling and Simulation of Parallel Processing Systems (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki).


Research Interests

Computer Systems Modelling and Simulation, Performance Evaluation of Parallel and Distributed Systems, Multiprocessor Scheduling, Cluster Computing, Mobile Computing, Scheduling in Distributed Systems, Grid Computing, Distributed Ubiquitous Computing, High performance computing, Energy-efficient scheduling in large distributed systems and the grid, Cloud computing.

Best paper Awards

Other Awards - Recognition




Invited Talks


Research collaborators

Research topics:


Alumni Students

    PhD students: Zerfiridis Konstantinos, 2004

    MSc students: Christos Digas, 2005

    PhD students: Mavromoustakis Konstantinos, 2006

    MSc students: Liakakis Konstantinos, 2007

    MSc students: Papastergiou Georgios, 2007

    MSc students: Zikos Stylianos, 2007

    PhD students: Philippopoulos Dimitris, 2007

    MSc students: Malioufa Aikaterini, 2007

    MSc students: Karaoglanoglou Konstantinos, 2008

    MSc students: Papazachos Zafeirios, 2008

    MSc students: Anastasopoulos Ioannis, 2009

    MSc students: Dimitriadou Sofia, 2009

    MSc students: Elli Ioannou, 2009

    MSc students: Dimitrios Benis, 2009

    MSc students: Gkoytioydi Kyriaki, 2010

    MSc students: Yiannis Moschakis, 2010

    PhD students: Zikos Stylianos, 2011

    MSc students: Georgios Terzopoulos, 2011

    MSc students: Sofia Stasinou, 2011

    PhD students: Zafeirios Papazachos, 2011

    MSc students: Anatoli Danezi, 2011

    MSc students: Penopoulou Victoria, 2012

    MSc students: Dimitrousis Ioannis, 2012

    MSc students: Salampasi Stavroula, 2012

    MSc students: Koinari Garyfalia, 2012

    MSc students: Sidiropoulos Dimitris, 2013

    MSc students: Christos Mpatzilis, 2013

    PhD students: Loukos Fotis, 2013

    MSc students: Dimitrios Tychalas, 2014

    MSc students: Stavros Kyriakopoulos, 2014

    MSc students: Kyriaki Skenteridou, 2014

    PhD students: Stavrinides Georgios, 2014

    PhD students: Karaoglanoglou Konstantinos, 2014

    MSc students: Michalis Spanos, 2014

    MSc students: Ilias Mavridis, 2015

    PhD students: Yiannis Moschakis, 2015

    PhD students: Georgios Terzopoulos, 2016

    MSc students: Eva Tsitsia, 2017


Scientific Activities

Senior Associate Editor and Special Issues Editor of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier (from 1 /1 / 2023).

Former Editor-in-Chief of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Elsevier (EiC up to 31 / 12 / 2022).

Associate Editor: IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE.

Editorial Board Member: Cluster Computing, Springer.

Former Senior Associate Editor of the Journal of Systems and Software, Elsevier

Former Editor-in-Chief: SIMULATION, TRANSACTIONS of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, Sage Publications, SCS. 

Former Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation. 

Editorial Board Member of Future Generation Computer Systems, Elsevier.

Special Issues Editor

    Conference organization activities


Board of Directors at Large, The Society for Modelling and Simulation International (SCS), San Diego, CA. (1rst elected (Rank 1)), June 2009 - June 2011.


Management Committee Member - National representative: COST Action: "IC1305 Network for Sustainable Ultrascale Computing (NESUS)". (Cost approval: 15/11/2013 - End of Action: 14/11/2017).


Management Committee Member - National representative: COST Action: "IC0805 Open European Network for High Performance Computing on Complex Environments". (From 1 December 2008 - Duration: 4 years).


Member of the COST Action: IC1406 High-Performance Modelling and Simulation for Big Data Applications (cHiPSet), 2015 - 2019.



Visiting Researcher

Department of Computer Science at :

Membership of Professional Societies