George Michael is a researcher at KIOS Research and Innovation Centre of Excellence at the University of Cyprus.
He received a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Cyprus and he is pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering.
He worked at the Data-Driven Multi-threading Laboratory at the University of Cyprus for a few years doing research on high-performance computing.
Following, he worked as a software developer at XM.COM and CeraNext.
His work is mostly on GNU/Linux systems.
George is an IEEE senior member and an active volunteer.
He held various positions during the past few years.
Between them he server as member of the board of:
- University of Cyprus IEEE Student Branch
- IEEE Cyprus Section Executive Committee
- IEEE Region 8 Committee.
He was part of all previous IEEEXtreme competitions either as a contestant or as a volunteer.
On IEEEXtreme 11.0 he served as the Technical, Industry, and Judges Lead and on version 13.0 he served as the Program Lead.