Georgios Bouloukakis is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Irvine working with Prof. Nalini Venkatasubramanian and Prof. Sharad Mehrotra 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 Inria@SiliconValley 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.