Prof. Nik Bessis
Professor and Head of Department of Computer Science
Edge Hill University
Nik Bessis received his BA from the T.E.I. Athens, Greece and his MSc and PhD degrees from De Montfort University, UK in 1995 and 2002 respectively. He is a full Professor and the Head of the Department of Computer Science at Edge Hill University, UK. He is a fellow of HEA, BCS and a senior member of IEEE. His research is on social graphs for network and big data analytics as well as developing data push and resource provisioning services in IoT, FI and inter-clouds. He has been involved in a number of funded research and commercial projects worth over £7m. Prof Bessis has published over 280 works and won 4 best papers awards. His latest edited book on big data and IoT has attracted over 100,000 downloads.
Nik Bessis research interest includes social graphs, big data analytics, IoT, cloud computing, resource provisioning, data push.