Ilias Kotsireas

Adjunct Researchers
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Ilias S. Kotsireas serves as a Computer Science Professor and the Director of the CARGO Lab at Wilfrid Laurier University, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He has more than 200 refereed journal and conference publications, chapters in books, authored and edited books and special issues of journals, in the research areas of Computational Algebra, Metaheuristics, High-Performance Computing, Dynamical Systems and Combinatorial Design Theory.

He serves on the Editorial Board of 11 international journals. He serves as the Managing Editor of two Springer journals and as the Editor in Chief of a Springer journal and a Birkhauser book series. He has organized a very large number of international conferences
in Europe, North America and Asia, often serving as a Program Committee Chair or General Chair. His research has been funded by NSERC, the European Union and NSFC. He has received funding for conference organization from Maplesoft, the Fields Institute and several Wilfrid Laurier University offices. He served as Chair of the ACM Special Interest Group on Symbolic Computation (SIGSAM) on a 4-year term: July 2013 to July 2017. He is a co-chair of the Applications of Computer Algebra Working Group (ACA WG), a group of 45 internationally renowned researchers that oversees the organization of the ACA conference series. He has delivered more than 20 invited/plenary talks at conferences around the world.

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