Dimitrios S. Nikolopoulos is Professor in the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, at Queen's University of Belfast, where he holds the Chair in High Performance and Distributed Computing (HPDC) and is Director of Research in the HPDC Cluster. His research explores the architecture, programming, evaluation and optimisation of many-core computing systems, with recent emphasis placed on data-intensive systems and energy-efficient computing at scale. For his research, Professor Nikolopoulos has been awarded the NSF CAREER Award, the US DoE Early Career Principal Investigator Award, an IBM Faculty Award, a Marie Curie Fellowship, a Fellowship from HIPEAC, and seven best paper awards, including the SC'2000 Best Technical Paper Award, ACM SIGPLAN PPoPP'2007 Best Paper Award and IPDPS'2002 Best Paper Award. Professor Nikolopoulos teaches introductory and advanced courses on parallel computing, parallel programming, computer organisation, computer architecture, operating systems, and embedded systems programming. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Senior Member of the ACM. Professor Nikolopoulos earned a BEng (1996), MEng (1997) and PhD (2000) in Computer Engineering and Informatics from the University of Patras, working under the late Theodore S. Papatheodorou. Dimitrios is married to Kostoula-Christina Daniilidi, they have one son (Stelios) and live in Belfast.