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Computer architecture, Programming languages, and Computer Systems
This research group promotes research, development, and education in the design and implementation of Computing Systems. Our goal is to understand limitations of modern architectures, systems, and infrastructures, and to propose innovative technologies that aim to both address problems as well as stimulate entrepreneurship and have an impact on the industry. In our research we design and implement state-of-the-art prototypes covering all layers of hardware and systems software. The group brings together multi-disciplinary expertise in the mutually interacting areas of nanoelectronic circuits and systems, architecture, systems software, compilers, parallel programming, and concurrency theory. Our groups is a founding member of HiPEAC, the European Network of Excellence on High Performance Architectures and Compilers and a founding member of EuRECCA, the European Research Center on Computer Architecture.
Faculty by this area of research:

In this page you will find the research activities that are currently being carried out in CSD according to the research areas that the faculty members are actively contributing to.

Research Areas Faculty Member
Algorithms and Theory of Computing
Human-Computer Interaction
Computer architecture, Programming languages, and Computer Systems
Databases, Cognitive and Information Systems
Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology
Computer Graphics, Computer Vision and Robotics
Networks, Security and Distributed Systems
Machine Learning, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition
Signals and Multimedia

The Graduate Studies Program in the Computer Science Department at the University of Crete is carried out in close cooperation with the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) of the Foundation of Research and Technology (FORTH). This collaboration includes: 

(1) Researchers and scientists from ICS-FORTH may undertake the teaching of graduate courses. 


(2) Researchers from ICS-FORTH may participate in the supervision of M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, after approval by the Coordinating Committee for Graduate Studies and by ICS-FORTH. 

(3) After application by a supervisor or by the Coordinating Committee for Graduate Studies, and assuming permission is granted by ICS-FORTH, graduate students may be given access to the hardware, software and in general the laboratory facilities at ICS where they may carry out part or all of their research. 

(4) The Department and ICS-FORTH may jointly invite professors and researchers from other institutes of higher education within Greece or in other countries to give seminars, lecture series, even complete courses, and to collaborate research-wise with researchers and graduate students of the Department and of ICS-FORTH. 

(5) The Institute of Computer Science at FORTH provides a number of bursaries for graduate students and supports financially collaboration of graduate students with other Institutes of Higher Education and Research Centers, within its limits and in accordance with the familiar stipulations.