Georgios Bouloukakis

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of California, Irvine


Georgios Bouloukakis is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Irvine in the Distributed Systems Middleware and Information Systems groups. His research interests relate to Middleware, Edge Computing, Internet of Things and Distributed Systems. His current research has focused on the design of extensible and efficient IoT systems by leveraging fundamental mathematical models and state-of-the-art technologies. Before joining UC Irvine, Georgios received a postdoctoral scholarship from the [email protected] research program. He obtained his Ph.D. from UPMC/Sorbonne, conducting his thesis at the research center of INRIA Paris in the MiMove team in France.


  • Middleware
  • Edge Computing
  • Internet of Things
  • Distributed Systems


  • PhD in Computer Science, 2017

    Sorbonne/UPMC - INRIA Paris, France

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2012

    University of Crete, Greece

  • BSc in Informatics and Telecom. Science, 2009

    University of Peloponnese, Greece



Post-doctoral Researcher & Adjunct Lecturer

University of California Irvine, CS Dep. – DSM and ISG Groups

Aug 2017 – Present Irvine, California, USA
  • During winter and summer 2020, I am the instructor of the Computer Networks (CS-132) course.
  • Since Feb 2019, the position is funded by a NIST and a DARPA research project.
  • The 1st year of this position was funded by the [email protected] research program.

PhD Fellow & Software Engineer

INRIA Paris, MiMove and ARLES reseach teams

Sep 2012 – Aug 2017 Paris, France
  • Since October 2013 I was a PhD student – a position funded by the CORDIS fellowship.
  • During Sep 2012 - Oct 2013 I had a Software Engineer position funded by an FP7 EU project.

Research Assistant

Institute of CS, Foundation of Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH)

Apr 2010 – Sep 2012 Heraklion, Greece



Facilitating the development of applications in IoT spaces


Addressing middleware-interoperability in the IoT


Prioritizing messages in SDN-based IoT systems


Supporting wide-scale IoT applications.


Simulating interactions of IoT devices and applications.


Addressing heterogeneity in service choreographies

Recent Talks

Integrating Existing IoT systems: LA smart parking use case

Towards End-to-end Data Exchange in the IoT

Awards & Achievements

[email protected] Post-doctoral fellowship

INRIA grant and CORDIS PhD fellowship